Desiring Something Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 46 Quotes About Desiring Something

#1. Enlightenment, awakening or liberation can never be attained by seeking or desiring. It is realized only through experience. - Author: Gian Kumar
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#2. Your heart desire will come, but when it comes, you desire for another, and when it comes again, you still aspire for another, that shows your level of ingratitude. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#3. Unattainability. The most intense joy lies not in the having, but in
the desiring. The delight that never fades, the bliss that is eternal,
is only yours when what you most desire is just out of your reach. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#4. Bliss becomes blissful with practice. In our own bliss the desire, desirer and process of desiring are united - they are one. Desire is fulfilled at its source. - Author: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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#5. Whereas by desiring someone who would not desire her, she could allow this fire to burn and feel: how alive I am! I am capable of desire. - Author: Anais Nin
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#6. My favorite kind of musical experience is to feel afterward that your heart is filled up and transformed, like it is pumping a whole new kind of blood into your veins. This is what it is to be a fan: curious, open, desiring for connection, to feel like art has chosen you, claimed you as its witness. - Author: Carrie Brownstein
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#7. It is by desiring to grow in love that we receive the Holy Spirit, and the thirst for more charity is the effect of this more abundant reception. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#8. I usually write from my own experience, and that's definitely a true statement for me. I think having a song about desiring to live and wanting to get it right, which many of my songs do, often I have to clarify that I haven't figured it out yet. - Author: Jon Foreman
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#9. Making love is not just becoming as one, or even two, but becoming as a hundred thousand. Desiring-machines or the nonhuman sex: not one or even two sexes, but n sexes. - Author: Gilles Deleuze
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#10. So many of our young women today, they're growing up without a father, but they're still thirsty for that and desiring positive male love. - Author: Hill Harper
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#11. Over the years I have discovered that ideas come through an intense desire for them; continually desiring, the mind becomes a watchtower on the lookout for incidents that may excite the imagination. - Author: Charlie Chaplin
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#12. Desiring is a part of dreaming. - Author: Beth Nimmo
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#13. When desiring ceases, the other world opens. The other world is hidden in this world. But because your eyes are full of desire, full of the ego, you cannot see it. - Author: Rajneesh
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#14. What does not satisfy when we find it, was not the thing we were desiring. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#15. Before strongly desiring anything, we should look carefully into the happiness of its present owner. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#16. It is poetic and lyrical; words that spill forth like cool waters into the dusty dry rock bed of the Soul desiring love. It has been said that I've lived in the desert all my life and do not know what it means to be wet. - Author: Sophia Rose
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#17. Believing that you cannot have something is the same thing as not desiring to have it, for it produces the same result. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#18. All plot comes from the character's trying to get something, to achieve something, wanting, desiring, longing. - Author: Robert Olen Butler
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#19. All political action aims at either preservation or change. When desiring to preserve, we wish to prevent a change for the worse; when desiring to change, we wish to bring about something better. All political action is then guided by some thought of better or worse. - Author: Leo Strauss
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#20. Very often when we have found ourselves forever separated from what we had intended to achieve, we have already, on our way, found something else worth desiring. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#21. You did not fear death. You stepped in its path, but without really desiring it: how can one desire something one doesn't know? You didn't deny life but affirmed your taste for the unknown, betting that if something existed on the other side, it would be better than here. - Author: Edouard Leve
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#22. The only logical answer to the question of why Elijah needed to pray is to imply that God has chosen to work through people. Even when it is the Lord himself initiating something, earnestly desiring to do it, He still needs us to ask. - Author: Dutch Sheets
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#23. People of this world are deluded. They're always longing for something-always, in a word, seeking. But the wise wake up. They choose reason over custom. They fix their minds on the sublime and let their bodies change with the seasons. All phenomena are empty. They contain nothing worth desiring. - Author: Bodhidharma
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#24. People are disposed to mistake predicting troubles for causing troubles and even for desiring troubles. - Author: Enoch Powell
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#25. I cannot blame them, in truth, for desiring ... But they were like children, who have only just begun to grasp the idea of a thing. And like children, they had no notion of laboring to create, but only of having ... and no thought given to the cost, to others, of taking it. - Author: Jacqueline Carey
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#26. All things of this phenomenal world are mere illusion. They are worth neither discussing nor desiring. - Author: Yoshida Kenko
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#27. Once, during the drinking phase, Wendy had accused him of desiring his own destruction but not possessing the necessary moral fiber to support a full-blown deathwish. So he manufactured ways in which other people could do it, lopping a piece at a time off himself and their family. - Author: Stephen King
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#28. We must not simply desire God; we must live in total dependence. - Author: Dillon Burroughs
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#29. It is strange," Mr. Willoughby said, and the air of reflection in his voice was echoed exactly by Jamie's, "but it was my joy of women that Second Wife saw and loved in my words. Yet by desiring to possess me - and my poems - she would have forever destroyed what she admired." Mr. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#30. I don't recall ever desiring to go as fast as possible. - Author: Hannah Kearney
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#31. Man is busy desiring to find something which only he can do so that his ego acquires importance. - Author: Rajneesh
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#32. I know of no other way to triumph over sin long-term than to gain a distaste for it because of a superior satisfaction in God. - Author: John Piper
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#33. With fear, possessiveness enters the picture, then jealousy rears its ugly head. Jealousy is the opposite of desiring life and freedom of choice for one's partner. - Author: Peter Shepherd
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#34. One must realize that all who have accumulated great fortunes first did a certain amount of dreaming, hoping, wishing, desiring, and planning before they acquired money. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#35. the way we can know if we've betrayed ourselves is by whether we are still desiring to be helpful. - Author: The Arbinger Institute
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#36. May God enable me to have a single eye and a simple heart, desiring to please God, to do good to my fellow creatures, and testify my gratitude to my adorable Redeemer. - Author: William Wilberforce
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#37. Historians desiring to write the actions of men, ought to set down the simple truth, and not say anything for love or hatred; also to choose such an opportunity for writing as it may be lawful to think what they will, and write what they think, which is a rare happiness of the time. - Author: Walter Raleigh
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#38. Desiring always to be in mourning, he clothed himself with night. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#39. It belonged to the changeless order of things---the man desiring the woman only for what she withholds; the woman worshipping the man for that which she yields up to him. With each concession gained the man's desire cools; with every surrender made the woman's adoration increases... - Author: Frank Norris
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#40. All desiring is desiring for the futile. It leads only into frustration. - Author: Rajneesh
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#41. This is what you learned in college," the narrator tells you early on. "A man desires the satisfaction of his desire; a woman desires the condition of desiring. - Author: Pam Munoz Ryan
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#42. What do I mean by loving ourselves properly? I mean first of all, desiring to live, accepting life as a very great gift and a great good, not because of what it gives us, but because of what it enables us to give to others. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#43. Desiring another person is perhaps the most risky endeavor of all. As soon as you want somebody - really want him - it is as though you have taken a surgical needle and sutured your happiness to the skin of that person, so that any separation will now cause a lacerating injury. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#44. And yet, I have not wronged you, have I? Indeed if there is anyone I may have sinned against, it is me. That desiring you as I do, needing you as I do, I still let you go. - Author: Ama Ata Aidoo
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#45. I never wanted to feel ashamed for striving, for desiring, for ambition. And I never wanted to judge another woman, or anyone, for that matter, for their own aspirations, even if they differed from my own - Author: Carrie Brownstein
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#46. I don't know exactly what covetous is, but in my experience it is not so much desiring someone else's virtue or happiness as rejecting it, taking offense at the beauty of it. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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