A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.— Ayn Rand
Bashful Desire To Achieve quotations
When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, the you'll be successful.
To make a perfume, take some rose water and wash your hands in it, then take a lavender flower and rub it with your palms, and you will achieve the desired effect
If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a vision, a dream.
What we should grasp, however, from the lessons of European history is that, first, there is nothing necessarily benevolent about programmes of European integration; second, the desire to achieve grand utopian plans often poses a grave threat to freedom; and third, European unity has been tried before, and the outcome was far from happy.
Add to this the pride of achievement;
the desire to rank among the successful souls on earth, and we have the factors which have brought some of the ablest of human beings into the limelight that revealed them to an admiring world, as leaders and examples.
We must use what we have to invent what we desire.
If there is anything you want in life, find out how others have achieved it and then do the same things they did.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
Humility is the most difficult of all virtues to achieve;
nothing dies harder than the desire to think well of self.
The most successful leader of all is the one who sees another picture not yet actualized. He sees the things which are not yet there... Above all, he should make his co-workers see that it is not his purpose which is to be achieved, but a common purpose, born of the desires and the activities of the group.
Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities.
They vary in their desires to reach their potential.
You cannot allow your desire to be a winner to be diminished by achieving success before and I believe there is room for improvement in every sportsman.
Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire brings a small amount of heat.
Trying to achieve something in the spiritual world is just as foolish as trying to achieve something in the material world. There's nothing to achieve. There's only letting go. As we let go, more and more, of ego identifications, desires, and support systems, bliss will arise.
The root of humanly caused evil is not man's animal nature, not territorial aggression, or innate selfishness, but our need to gain self-esteem, deny our mortality, and achieve a heroic self-image. Our desire for the best is the cause of the worst.
When does one ever know a human being? Perhaps only after one has realized the impossibility of knowledge and renounced the desire for it and finally ceased to feel even the need of it. But then what one achieves is no longer knowledge, it is simply a kind of co-existence; and this too is one of the guises of love.
We must learn to apply all that we know so that we can attract all that we want.
Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind.
This is your duty. Learn to become wise. Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy. The real spiritual progress of the meditator is measured by the extent to which they achieve inner tranquility and freedom from desire.
Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat. When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
Intense, burning desire is the motivational force that enables you to overcome any obstacle and achieve almost any goal
The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.
To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly.
We tend to minimize the things we can do, the goals we can accomplish, and for some equally strange reason we think other people can accomplish things that we cannot. I want you to understand that that is not true. You have deep reservoirs of talent and ability within you that you can bring to the surface and achieve all that you desire
Knowledge can be heady stuff, but it easily leads to an excess of zeal! -- to illusions of grandeur and a desire to impress others and achieve eminence . . . Our search for knowledge should be ceaseless, which means that it is open-ended, never resting on laurels, degrees, or past achievements.
Success is focusing the full power of all you are one what you have a burning desire to achieve.
Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve.
Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual.
Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is.
Small steps can help people make big changes to achieve what they really desire.
That wish isn't going to go anywhere unless you do something about it. Every day, just do one thing. At the end of six months, you'll be somewhere.
When there is no desire to satisfy yourself, there is no aggression or speed.
.. Because there is no rush to achieve, you can afford to relax. Because you can afford to relax, you can afford to keep company with yourself, you can afford to make love with yourself, to be friends with yourself.
It is true that the mental aspect of kung-fu is the desired end;
however, to achieve this end, technical skill must come first.
The desire to achieve grand utopian plans often poses a grave threat to freedom.
Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires.
Capitalism survives by forcing the majority, whom it exploits, to define their own interests as narrowly as possible. This was once achieved by extensive deprivation. Today in the developed countries it is being achieved by imposing a false standard of what is and what is not desirable.
One must have a high opinion of a work of art - not the work one is creating at the moment, but of that which one desires to achieve one day. Without this it is not worthwhile working.