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Picture quote by Steve Jobs about ask

You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new. ⏤ Steve Jobs

Picture quote by Giuseppe Verdi about possession

You may have the universe if I may have Italy. ⏤ Giuseppe Verdi

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Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.

Socrates, philosopher

He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.

John Milton, poet

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill, writer

Be careful what you set your heart upon -- for it will surely be yours.

James Baldwin, educator

I am no longer sure of anything. If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them; if I refuse to satisfy them, they infect the whole soul.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi, coach

Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.

Richard Bach, writer

When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.

Jim Rohn, businessman

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.

Michelangelo Buonarroti,

To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.

James Allen, author

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

William Blake, poet

More than we use is more than we want.

Scottish Proverbs,

If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.


Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.

John Ruskin, writer

Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.

Jim Rohn, businessman

The more clear you are on what you want, the more power you will have.


If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.

William James, philosopher

The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods.

Socrates, philosopher

There are no better masters than poverty and wants.

Danish proverb,

What most men desire is a virgin who is a whore.

Edward Dahlberg, novelist

The key that unlocks energy is Desire. It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.

Earl Nightingale, radio speaker

The desire of the lazy kill him; for his hands refuse to labor. Proverbs 21:25


Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

You gotta be hungry!

Les Brown, motivational speaker

The first principle of success is desire -- knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.

Robert Collier, publisher

When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always long to return.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

I do want to get rich but I never want to do what there is to do to get rich.

Gertrude Stein, author

The distance between success and failure can only be measured by one's desire.


Ignore what a man desires and you ignore the very source of his power

Walter Lippmann, journalist

First deserve then desire.


We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.

Marcel Proust, author

When desire dies, fear is born.

Baltasar Gracian, philosopher

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Helen Keller, author

All human activity is prompted by desire.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

It sometimes seems that we have only to love a thing greatly to get it.

Robert Collier, publisher

The man who really wants to do something finds a way, the other finds an excuse.


Convince a man of what he wants, and he'll move heaven and earth to get it.


We accomplish things by directing our desires, not by ignoring them.


Desire creates the power.

Raymond Holliwell,

Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

It is not from nature, but from education and habits, that our wants are chiefly derived.

Henry Fielding, novelist

I have found that most of the things I want from living I must get from people.

Robert Conklin, educator

He who desires but does not act, breeds pestilence.

William Blake, poet

The discipline of desire is the background of character.

John Locke, philosopher

Events are influenced by our very great desires.

William James, philosopher

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

Our necessities are few, but our wants are endless.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.

Kahlil Gibran, artist

To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer is to have kept your soul alive.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

No one every suddenly became depraved.

Juvenal, poet

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.

William Hazlitt, critic

It is much easier to suppress a first desire than to satisfy those that follow.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Getting anything changes it from being desirable to just being taken for granted.


We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.

Ovid, poet

A woman never knows what she really wants until she fins out what her husband cannot afford.


Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.

Alphonse De Lamartine, poet

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.

C. S. Lewis, writer

When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.

Napoleon Hill, writer

To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.

James Russell Lowell, poet

He can feel no little wants who is in pursuit of grandeur.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.

Samuel Johnson, author

Desire is proof of the availability...

Robert Collier, publisher

I've looked on a lot of women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times.

Jimmy Carter, president

The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.

Germaine De Stael,

If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.

Cher, musician

Our necessities never equal our wants.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Desire is a powerful force that can be used to make things happen.

Marcia Wieder,

Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff. You must corner the inner facts...

David Seabury,

Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.


The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul. Proverbs 13:19


We never desire strongly, what we desire rationally.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?

Henry David Thoreau, author

People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

Desire will in due time externalize itself as concrete fact.

Thomas Troward,

Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.

Samuel Johnson, author

It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire.

Denis Diderot, editor

When God desires to destroy a thing, he entrusts its destruction to the thing itself. Every bad institution of this world ends by suicide.

Victor Hugo, author

When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires of those who dwell there.

Everett Dirksen, politician

Supply always comes on the heels of demand.

Robert Collier, publisher

All through nature, you will find the same law. First the need, then the means.

Robert Collier, publisher

The intensity of your desire governs the power with which the force is directed.

John D. MacDonald, novelist

If you desire many things, many things will seem few.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Whenever we confront an unbridled desire we are surely in the presence of a tragedy-in-the-making.

Quentin Crisp, writer

O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire.

Robert Browning, poet

The desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee. Isaiah 26:8


Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

If you do not develop the hunger and courage to pursue your goal, you will lose your nerve and you will give up on your dream.

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Unbridled gratification produces unbridled desire.


He put in your heart certain wishes and plans; in my heart, he put other different desires.

Sitting Bull, tribal chief

I discovered a long time ago that if I helped people get what they wanted, I would always get what I wanted and I would never have to worry.

Anthony Robbins, author

We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one's own ego and one's own desires.

Joseph Ratzinger, clergyman

The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for.

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

There are ways which lead to everything, and if we have sufficient will we should always have sufficient means.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.

Gaston Bachelard, philosopher

I can do whatever I want -- I'm rich, I'm famous, and I'm bigger than you.

Don Johnson, actor

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