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Love is an irresistible desire
to be irresistibly desired.
- Robert Frost

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A state of expectancy is a great asset;
a state of uncertainty -
one moment thinking "perhaps"
and the next moment thinking "I don't know" -
will never get desired results.
- Ernest Holmes

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart,
will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
- Martin Luther

 

Every crisis offers you extra desired power.
- William Moulton Marston

Freedom is not procured by a full
enjoyment of what is desired,
but by controlling the desire.
- Epictetus

We will continue to count on your unwavering support
and commitment to working with leaders of our continent
in bringing about the desired renaissance of Africa.
- Thabo Mbeki

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We also had to bring with us some desired scientific
equipment over to the station as well as assemble new machines.
For that, I had to conduct two space walks.
- Philippe Perrin

No doubt unity is something to be desired,
to be striven for, but it cannot be willed into being by mere declarations.
- Theodore Bikel

From time immemorial, man has desired to comprehend
the complexity of nature in terms of as few elementary concepts as possible.
- Abdus Salam

This is our mercury, our lunary, but whosoever thinks
of any other water besides this,
is ignorant and foolish, never attaining to the desired effects.
- George Ripley

As far as I knew white women were never lonely,
except in books.
White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
- Maya Angelou

The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do
and dare but freedom from care and worry.
- James Truslow Adams

From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed
to artists in their sleep and in dreams,
so that at all times they ardently desired them.
- Paracelsus

By his own efforts man could never gain the true and desired riches.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Much can often be learned by the repetition under different conditions,
even if the desired result is not obtained.
- Archer J. P. Martin

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living,
which are to be desired when dying.
- Norman Douglas

Love is when the desire to be desired takes you so
badly that you feel you could die of it.
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

As a guest who doesn't eat, drink or smoke,
you leave much to be desired, but as a writer,
you're my girl.
- Thelma Ritter

It is easier to achieve a desired result in short pieces.
- Gustav Mahler

I am a red man.
If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man
he would have made me so in the first place.
- Sitting Bull

Most medical physicists work in the physics of radiation
oncology making sure that the desired dose is given
to the cancer and the dose to normal tissues are minimized.
- John Cameron

Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles,
some act of vision, of faith, of desire.
Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.
- Martha Graham

By believing passionately in something that still does not exist,
we create it.
The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
- Franz Kafka

Only as long as a company can produce a desired,
worthwhile, and needed product or service,
and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed.
- Curtis Carlson

If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man,
he would have made me so in the first place.
- Sitting Bull

Systems are complex, so controlling an attack and achieving
a desired level of damage may be harder than using physical weapons.
- Dorothy Denning

A man of conviction is often more to be desired than a man of experience.
- Curt Siodmak

Economic sanctions rarely achieve the desired results.
- Omar Bongo

A good education should leave much to be desired.
- Alan Gregg

I believe an international criminal court is very much to be desired.
- Harold Pinter

I never desired to please the rabble.
What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew
was far removed from their understanding.
- Epicurus

If I desired to kill the senator why did I not do it?
You all admit that I had him in my power.
- Preston Brooks

Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled;
not for its own sake,
but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
- Tom Stoppard

MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of
the court to look into the books,
and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance.
- James Otis

Usually its users discover sooner or later that their
program does not deliver all the desired results,
or worse, that the results requested were not the ones really needed.
- Niklaus Wirth

Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired;
the fatigue party,
well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be,
often finds itself short of provisions.
- Patrick MacGill

Prayer, among sane people, has never superseded practical
efforts to secure the desired end.
- George Santayana

If poetry alters the way in which the reader views the world,
then it has had its desired effect.
- John Barton

Peace, above all things, is to be desired,
but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on
equable and lasting terms.
- Andrew Jackson

He hath desired to bring the souls of other men to heaven;
let his soul be brought to heaven.
- Christopher Love

Your desired behavior must become just as much a habit
as your undesired behavior was before.
- Mike Hawkins

Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided.
a mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world,
and the course of human history, have meaning.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Homelessness is the actor's fate; physical incapacity
to attain what is most required and desired by such
a spirit as I am a slave to.
- Edwin Booth

This was the man, this Balaam, I say,
was the man, who desired to die the death of the righteous,
and that his last end might be like his;
and this was the state of his mind when he pronounced these words.
- Joseph Butler

After that, Kasparov stepped back from chess which is,
and I want this to be clear, not good for chess in general at all.
As a whole, the current situation in the chess world
leaves a lot to be desired.
- Anatoly Karpov

A mutual and satisfied sexual act is of great benefit to the average woman,
the magnetism of it is health giving.
When it is not desired on the part of the woman and she gives no response,
it should not take place.
- Margaret Sanger

Junipers are generally chosen for the latter purpose,
as they can be more readily bent into the desired form;
the eyes and tongue are added afterwards,
and the representation altogether is really good.
- Robert Fortune

If there were in the world today any large number of
people who desired their own happiness more than they
desired the unhappiness of others,
we could have a paradise in a few years.
- Bertrand Russell

We say we want to create beauty, identity,
quality, singularity.
And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired.
Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living.
- Rem Koolhaas

They told me my services were no longer desired because
they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance
way of keeping the club going.
I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again.
- Casey Stengel

A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion.
The instincts of nature shrink from it,
for no creature can like its own dissolution.
But though death is not desired, the result of it may be,
for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal.
- William Jay

We provided complete protection to witnesses -
right of attorney,
right of record, right to cross-examine,
and open hearing if they desired.
Only Mr. Lane asked for an open hearing.
- John Sherman Cooper

The main stem was then in most cases twisted in a zigzag form,
which process checked the flow of the sap,
and at the same time encouraged the production of side
branches at those parts of the stem where they were most desired.
- Robert Fortune

The half hour between waking and rising has all my
life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention...
It was always when I first opened my eyes that the
desired ideas thronged upon me.
- Walter Scott

The only objects of practical reason are therefore those of good and evil.
For by the former is meant an object necessarily desired
according to a principle of reason;
by the latter one necessarily shunned,
also according to a principle of reason.
- Immanuel Kant

With Shakespeare and poetry, a new world was born.
New dreams, new desires, a self consciousness was born.
I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new
standards set by these books.
- Peter Abrahams

Hence, in desiring, the more the enjoyment is delayed,
the more fancy begins to weave about the object images of future fruition,
and to clothe the desired object with properties calculated to inflame the impulse.
- Samuel Alexander

Two things are desired in order that intercourse may be had:
First,
that a minister or agent be allowed to reside at the capital.
Second, that commerce between different countries be freely allowed.
- Townsend Harris

The cause of our difficulties in southeast Asia is
not a deficiency of power but an excess of the wrong
kind of power which results in a feeling of impotence
when it fails to achieve its desired ends.
- J. William Fulbright

I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land,
and especially from that part of it for whom and with
whom I desired only to live;
yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming
upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence,
though more bitter.
- Donald Cargill

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Winners must have two things:
definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.
- Anonymous

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.
- Lao-Tzu

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

The starting point of all achievement is desire.
- Napoleon Hill

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.
- Robert Kiyosaki

All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony.
Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
- Rumi

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen


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