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Simply untrue and are clearly motivated by a desire to maximise financial gain [on claims by Tracy Temple, who he had an affair with] (Quote by - John Prescott)

April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain. (Quote by - T S Eliot)

By annihilating the desires, you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act. (Quote by - Claude Adrien Helv tius)

The teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron. (Quote by - Horace Mann)

It's so much better to desire than to have. . . . The moment of desire, when you know something is going to happen -- that's the most exalting. (Quote by - Anouk Aimee)

A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way. (Quote by - Robert Kiyosaki)

There was a desire to see me being nasty and horrible, and of course that's not really me (Quote by - Alan Sugar)

The creative person, the person who moves from an irrational source of power, has to face the fact that this power antagonizes. Under all the superficial praise of the 'creative' is the desire to kill. It is the old war between the mystic and the nonmystic, a war to the death. (Quote by - Mary Sarton)

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. (Quote by - Bible)

Never let go of that fiery sadness called desire. (Quote by - Patti Smith)

Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul. (Quote by - Rebecca West)

It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire. (Quote by - Bhagavad Gita)

We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none. (Quote by - Christian Nestell Bovee)

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight. (Quote by - Hannah Arendt)

In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it. (Quote by - Jane Smiley)

Give me my robe, put on my crown, I have Immortal longings in me. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Desire is the essence of a man. (Quote by - Benedict Spinoza)

Though the desire of fame be the last weakness Wise men put off. (Quote by - Philip Massinger)

The desire of the moth for the star, Of the night for the morrow, The devotion to something afar From the sphere of our sorrow. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

If thou desire to profit, read with humility, simplicity, and faithfulness; nor even desire the repute of learning (Quote by - Thomas A Kempis)

A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man. (Quote by - Tacitus)

Desire of having is the sin of covetousness. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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