Desire quotes

That person realizes peace who, relinquishing all desires, exists without craving and is …That person realizes peace who, relinquishing all desires, exists without craving and is unidentified with the mortal ego and its sense of "mine-ness."

Peace Self realization Bhagavad gita

Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they …Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.

Fear Human nature

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

Inspirational Success Mind

In all your seeking among different things, directly or indirectly, you are in reality seeking …In all your seeking among different things, directly or indirectly, you are in reality seeking happiness through the fulfillment of your desires

Happiness

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest …I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.

Philosophy Spirituality

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the …We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.

Happiness Life

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad …Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.

Inspirational Success Truth

As soon as you cater to someone's physical desires and bad habits, you are not loving that soul …As soon as you cater to someone's physical desires and bad habits, you are not loving that soul anymore. You are just pleasing that person to avoid ill will

Love Soul Habit

Wanting to be liked can get in the way of …Wanting to be liked can get in the way of truth.

Short Truth

If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him …If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay.

Love Man Romance

But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want …But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.

Freedom Poetry

If you desire healing, let yourself fall ill let yourself fall …If you desire healing, let yourself fall ill let yourself fall ill.

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Short + Desire quotes

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There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably …There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.

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Boredom: the desire for …Boredom: the desire for desires.

Short Truth Humor

Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of …Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves.

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You only lose what you cling …You only lose what you cling to.

Short Wisdom Suffering

Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're …Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.

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Never regret anything because at one time it was exactly what you …Never regret anything because at one time it was exactly what you wanted.

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As soon as you stop wanting something, you get …As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it.

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My library is an archive of …My library is an archive of longings.

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I would rather die of passion than of …I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

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To understand the limitation of things, desire …To understand the limitation of things, desire them.

Short Understanding

Do not seek fulfillment through material mediums, or through desires born of such …Do not seek fulfillment through material mediums, or through desires born of such contact.

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I have too many fantasies to be a housewife... I guess I am a …I have too many fantasies to be a housewife... I guess I am a fantasy.

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Desire is what holds you in mortal …Desire is what holds you in mortal bondage

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All Desire Quotes


There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to …There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

Happiness Perspective

You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to …You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to grow.

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly …Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Love Short

If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards …If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.

Inspirational Work

There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain …There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.

Heart Life Short

The things you used to own, now they own …The things you used to own, now they own you.

Ask for what you want and be prepared to get …Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!

Inspirational Short

That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal …That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.

Loneliness

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your …Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.

Freedom

Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few …Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.

Ever fed, never satisfied, never fed, ever …Ever fed, never satisfied, never fed, ever satisfied

Experience Habit

But you can build a future out of anything. A scrap, a flicker. The desire to go forward, slowly, …But you can build a future out of anything. A scrap, a flicker. The desire to go forward, slowly, one foot at a time. You can build an airy city out of ruins.

Hope Future

Stay hungry, stay young, stay foolish, stay curious, and above all, stay humble because just when …Stay hungry, stay young, stay foolish, stay curious, and above all, stay humble because just when you think you got all the answers, is the moment when some bitter twist of fate in the universe will remind you that you very much don't.

Life

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once …Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

Hope

Accept the children the way we accept trees-with gratitude, because they are a blessing-but do not …Accept the children the way we accept trees-with gratitude, because they are a blessing-but do not have expectations or desires. You don't expect trees to change, you love them as they are.

Change Love Children Acceptance

Sometimes what we want isn't what we …Sometimes what we want isn't what we need.

Truth

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to …The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.

Happiness Secret

You need to know it's your actions that will make you a good person, not …You need to know it's your actions that will make you a good person, not desire.

Kindness Action

What you are seeing now will be gone one day. Change is good if you don't let it hurt you. When it …What you are seeing now will be gone one day. Change is good if you don't let it hurt you. When it does hurt, the rebellion you feel is meant to show you that you should not have any desires.

Change Hurt

He is truly a yogi who, on this earth and up to the very time of death, is able to master every …He is truly a yogi who, on this earth and up to the very time of death, is able to master every impulse of desire and wrath. He is a happy man

Death Bhagavad gita

Fulfilled desire is 'pleasure' and contradicted desire is 'pain' or 'sorrow'. They are …Fulfilled desire is "pleasure" and contradicted desire is "pain" or "sorrow". They are inseparable

Truth Wisdom Pain Pleasure

He is full with contentment who absorbs all desires within, as the brimful ocean remains unmoved by …He is full with contentment who absorbs all desires within, as the brimful ocean remains unmoved by waters entering into it

Philosophy Wisdom Bhagavad gita

Surrendering to the demands of the senses does not satisfy them, but rather creates insatiable …Surrendering to the demands of the senses does not satisfy them, but rather creates insatiable desires for further sense experiences.

Wisdom Spirituality Pleasure

When a man completely relinquishes all desires of the mind and is entirely contented in the self, …When a man completely relinquishes all desires of the mind and is entirely contented in the self, by the self, he is then considered to be settled in wisdom

Wisdom Mind Bhagavad gita

Renunciants who are desireless and wrathless, mind-controlled, and Self-realized, are completely …Renunciants who are desireless and wrathless, mind-controlled, and Self-realized, are completely free both in this world and in the beyond.

Freedom Self realization Bhagavad gita

Those who restrain desire do so because their's is weak enough to be …Those who restrain desire do so because their's is weak enough to be restrained.

Humor

I enjoy everything, but I have no desire for anything, so there is never any pain or disappointment …I enjoy everything, but I have no desire for anything, so there is never any pain or disappointment from unfulfillment. Whatever I do, wherever I go, I enjoy myself.

Freedom Pain

Completely renouncing all desires arising from material thoughts, one should restrain the senses …Completely renouncing all desires arising from material thoughts, one should restrain the senses with the mind from all sides

Mind Thought Bhagavad gita

Modern life is becoming very unsatisfactory. It does not give you happiness. There are too many …Modern life is becoming very unsatisfactory. It does not give you happiness. There are too many things, too many desires. More nice cars and dresses and entertainments—and more worries

Life

All men want, not something to do with, but something to do, or rather something to …All men want, not something to do with, but something to do, or rather something to be.

Things are sweeter when they're lost. I know--because once I wanted something and got it. It was …Things are sweeter when they're lost. I know--because once I wanted something and got it. It was the only thing I ever wanted badly, Dot, and when I got it it turned to dust in my hand.

For your own happiness, you must strive to live free of worldly desires. If there is anything you …For your own happiness, you must strive to live free of worldly desires. If there is anything you can't do without, you still have a terrible lesson to learn.

Happiness Life

Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes …Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.

Education Memory Learning

Whatever has its origin in desire is a disturbing element, for desires are like stones pelted into …Whatever has its origin in desire is a disturbing element, for desires are like stones pelted into the calm lake of consciousness.

Mind Consciousness

Once you want something, everything …Once you want something, everything changes.

Change Short Truth Perseverance

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a …You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.

Humor

The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing - …The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing - desire.

Life World People Humans

It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their …It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires.

Fear Knowledge

She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or …She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second.

Love Women Romance

There was once a young man who wished to gain his Heart's …There was once a young man who wished to gain his Heart's Desire.

Heart Short Man

Brooding on sense objects causes attachment to them. Attachment creates craving; craving leads to …Brooding on sense objects causes attachment to them. Attachment creates craving; craving leads to anger

Bhagavad gita

Just as a fire is covered by smoke, a mirror is masked by dust, and an embryo is concealed by the …Just as a fire is covered by smoke, a mirror is masked by dust, and an embryo is concealed by the womb; similarly, one's knowledge gets covered by desire

Philosophy Knowledge Bhagavad gita

What if evil doesn't really exist? What if evil is something dreamed up by man, and there is …What if evil doesn't really exist? What if evil is something dreamed up by man, and there is nothing to struggle against except our own limitations? The constant battle between our will, our desires, and our choices?

Evil Choice

It is easy, when you are young, to believe that what you desire is no less than what you deserve, …It is easy, when you are young, to believe that what you desire is no less than what you deserve, to assume that if you want something badly enough, it is your God-given right to have it.

God

I have a deeply hidden and inarticulate desire for something beyond the daily …I have a deeply hidden and inarticulate desire for something beyond the daily life.

Life

I don't want whatever I want. Nobody does. Not really. What kind of fun would it be if I just got …I don't want whatever I want. Nobody does. Not really. What kind of fun would it be if I just got everything I ever wanted just like that, and it didn't mean anything? What then?

If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable …If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.

World

Desires are formed according to one's environment; they are created by, and therefore limited by, …Desires are formed according to one's environment; they are created by, and therefore limited by, your sense perceptions

It's so strange how life works: You want something and you wait and wait and feel like it's taking …It's so strange how life works: You want something and you wait and wait and feel like it's taking forever to come. Then it happens and it's over and all you want to do is curl back up in that moment before things changed.

Change

I have spent all my life resisting the desire to end …I have spent all my life resisting the desire to end it.

I've wanted one thing for me whole life and I'm not going to be that girl who wants one thing her …I've wanted one thing for me whole life and I'm not going to be that girl who wants one thing her whole life then gets it and complains.

Life

Kiss me again... Kiss me until I am sick of …Kiss me again... Kiss me until I am sick of it.

What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody …What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. Somebody addicted to me. A mutual addiction.

Love

You only need one man to love you. But him to love you free like a wildfire, crazy like the moon, …You only need one man to love you. But him to love you free like a wildfire, crazy like the moon, always like tomorrow, sudden like an inhale and overcoming like the tides. Only one man and all of this.

Love Romance

The senses, mind, and intellect are said to be desire's formidable stronghold; Through them, desire …The senses, mind, and intellect are said to be desire's formidable stronghold; Through them, desire clouds one's knowledge and deludes the embodied soul.

Soul Mind

Do not be enslaved by the senses. They are not meant to bind you with material desires, but to …Do not be enslaved by the senses. They are not meant to bind you with material desires, but to serve you with perceptions of good, which reflect God.

God

Material objects and the satisfaction of material desires are temporal; therefore all happiness …Material objects and the satisfaction of material desires are temporal; therefore all happiness deriving from them is temporal.

Happiness

The power of unfulfilled desires is the root of all man's …The power of unfulfilled desires is the root of all man's slavery

Suffering

Human desires are not perfect, hence their fulfillment does not lead to perfect …Human desires are not perfect, hence their fulfillment does not lead to perfect happiness.

Happiness

Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we …Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.

Love Short

Karma means material action, that which is instigated by egoistic desire. It sets into motion the …Karma means material action, that which is instigated by egoistic desire. It sets into motion the law of cause and effect. The action produces a result that binds itself to the doer until the cause is compensated by the appropriate effect

Action

Those sweet lips. My, oh my, I could kiss those lips all night long. Good things come to those who …Those sweet lips. My, oh my, I could kiss those lips all night long. Good things come to those who wait.

Romance

Be afraid of nothing. Hating none, giving love to all, feeling the love of God, seeing His presence …Be afraid of nothing. Hating none, giving love to all, feeling the love of God, seeing His presence in everyone, and having but one desire —for His constant presence in the temple of your consciousness —that is the way to live in this world.

God Consciousness

Unfulfilled desires are the root cause of …Unfulfilled desires are the root cause of reincarnation.

As often as we have come on earth we have developed new imperfections and new desires. So we come …As often as we have come on earth we have developed new imperfections and new desires. So we come back here again and again until we fulfill all desires

To reach God you must avoid crowds, too many distractions, too many movies, too many fruitless …To reach God you must avoid crowds, too many distractions, too many movies, too many fruitless engagements, too many desires, too much waste of time

God Time Advice Spirituality

We have to return again and again to the school of life until all lessons have been learned. So …We have to return again and again to the school of life until all lessons have been learned. So long as we leave earth at death with desires unfulfilled we have to come back again in order to fulfill those desires.

Life

The sum total of past actions and unfulfilled desires determines what kind of body you will have, …The sum total of past actions and unfulfilled desires determines what kind of body you will have, and sets the general pattern of your new incarnation

Action Body

The yogi who roasts in a fire of wisdom all seeds of new desires becomes free from the thralldom of …The yogi who roasts in a fire of wisdom all seeds of new desires becomes free from the thralldom of reincarnation

Wisdom

Desires for worldly joys create the magnetic attraction that draws man back to earth, life after …Desires for worldly joys create the magnetic attraction that draws man back to earth, life after life. Reincarnation is no longer necessary for those who have fulfilled their desires in God

God

Through the senses, we learn to like things that are pleasing to see, hear, smell, taste, and …Through the senses, we learn to like things that are pleasing to see, hear, smell, taste, and touch. The desire for a particular sensation becomes a habit

The Creator, in taking infinite pains to shroud with mystery His presence in every atom of …The Creator, in taking infinite pains to shroud with mystery His presence in every atom of creation, could have had but one motive - a sensitive desire that men seek Him only through free will

Pain

No one can be a yogi, maintaining a state of mental equilibrium, free from inner involvement in …No one can be a yogi, maintaining a state of mental equilibrium, free from inner involvement in planned desireful activities, unless he has renounced identification with his ego and its unsatisfiable lust for the fruits of actions

God is everlasting, ever-new Joy, and when you have found Him, you need no longer pursue the …God is everlasting, ever-new Joy, and when you have found Him, you need no longer pursue the eternally elusive will-o'-the-wisp "something else" that has always eluded you in all fulfilled desires

God Joy

The strong and turbulent senses can forcibly seize the mind even of a person with a high degree of …The strong and turbulent senses can forcibly seize the mind even of a person with a high degree of enlightenment and self-control.

Mind Bhagavad gita

Errors in choosing matrimonial candidates, divorces, and multiple marriages are frantic misguided …Errors in choosing matrimonial candidates, divorces, and multiple marriages are frantic misguided efforts arising from the soul's pure desire to find one's real-life companion.

Marriage Soul

The world ends for us when we are free from …The world ends for us when we are free from desires

Freedom World

I want to know how to make this girl laugh. I want to know what makes her cry. I want to know what …I want to know how to make this girl laugh. I want to know what makes her cry. I want to know what it feels like to have her look at me as if I'm her knight in shinning armor.

You must learn to work without desire, and to live in this world without …You must learn to work without desire, and to live in this world without attachment.

Life Work World

Material desires take away the desire for the …Material desires take away the desire for the Infinite

Spirituality

Your fulfillment lies not in obtaining the objects of your desire, but in the unfoldment of your …Your fulfillment lies not in obtaining the objects of your desire, but in the unfoldment of your soul qualities in making the effort to succeed in worthwhile endeavors.

Soul

One who is at peace in God is not tortured by unfulfilled earthly …One who is at peace in God is not tortured by unfulfilled earthly desires.

God

Every unfulfilled active desire, unless roasted by wisdom, plants a new desire-seed in the …Every unfulfilled active desire, unless roasted by wisdom, plants a new desire-seed in the mind.

Wisdom

As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - …As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

Life Choice

The thoughts that predominate at the time of death can bring you either salvation — if your supreme …The thoughts that predominate at the time of death can bring you either salvation — if your supreme desire is for God — or rebirth. If you are filled with worldly desires, those thoughts impinge themselves on the subtle body and bring the soul back into another earthly incarnation

Death God Thought

Desire is a condition the ego imposes on itself and is therefore detrimental to man's …Desire is a condition the ego imposes on itself and is therefore detrimental to man's evenmindedness.

I've never known before what it feels like to want someone - not to want to hook up with them or …I've never known before what it feels like to want someone - not to want to hook up with them or whatever, but to want them, to want them. And now I do. So maybe I do believe in epiphanies.

Desire is produced by indiscriminate contact with the objects of the senses. Expressing as the …Desire is produced by indiscriminate contact with the objects of the senses. Expressing as the likes and dislikes of the ego, desire creeps into the consciousness of one who is not watchful enough in governing the reaction of his feelings to his various experiences in the world

But he did not understand the price. Mortals never do. They only see the prize, their heart's …But he did not understand the price. Mortals never do. They only see the prize, their heart's desire, their dream... But the price of getting what you want, is getting what you once wanted.

...and for a moment I thought I loved her. But I am slow-thinking and full of interior rules that …...and for a moment I thought I loved her. But I am slow-thinking and full of interior rules that act as brakes on my desires