Tag Archive for desire

Whatever my individual desires were to be free, I was not alone. There were many others who felt the same way.
- Rosa Parks

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
- Rumi

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
- Aristotle

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
- Aristotle

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller

Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence, and a belief in our right and our responsiblity to be equal members of society.
- Janet Jackson

When what we are is what we want to be, that’s happiness.
- Malcolm Forbes

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

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.
- Epicurus