The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.
— Heywood Broun

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others, at whatever cost.
Arthur Ashe urge quote

The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
— Agnes De Mille

It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man.
— Elbert Hubbard

Two purposes in human nature rule. Self-love to urge, and reason to restrain.
— urge quotation by Alexander Pope