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Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.

Tags: Old  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

Tags: Enough, Weak  ✍ Author: William Blake

Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.

Tags: Energy, Eternal  ✍ Author: William Blake

He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.

Tags: Acts, Breeds  ✍ Author: William Blake

My maternal desires are fully satisfied with my dogs.

Tags: Dogs, Satisfied  ✍ Author: Elisabetta Canalis

One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.

Tags: Excellent, Themselves  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.

Tags: Away, Happy  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

I believe that all of us are born heterosexual, physically created with a plumbing that's heterosexual, and created with the instincts and desires that are basically, fundamentally, heterosexual.

Tags: Born, Instincts  ✍ Author: Jerry Falwell

Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.

Tags: Almost, Reveal  ✍ Author: Victor Hugo

Balancing hopes, desires and an appreciating of the possibilities with a clear-eyed assessment of the limitations: that is the art of choosing.

Tags: Art, Hopes  ✍ Author: Sheena Iyengar

Our visions begin with our desires.

Tags: Begin, Visions  ✍ Author: Audre Lorde

To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.

Tags: Horizon, Wants  ✍ Author: James Russell Lowell

There is no man who desires as passionately as a Russian. If we could imprison a Russian desire beneath a fortress, that fortress would explode.

Tags: Desire, Russian  ✍ Author: Joseph de Maistre

There is pleasure when a sore is scratched, But to be without sores is more pleasurable still. Just so, there are pleasures in worldly desires, But to be without desires is more pleasurable still.

Tags: Pleasure, Worldly  ✍ Author: Ralph Nader

To manifest your hearts desires you must BE what your heart desires.

Tags: Heart, Hearts  ✍ Author: Joy Page

The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.

Tags: Child, Education  ✍ Author: John Ruskin

Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.

Tags: Submission, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Bertrand Russell

To me that's what art is about - when you don't really have any control over your desires to do it.

Tags: Art, Control  ✍ Author: Noah Taylor

Boredom: the desire for desires.

Tags: Boredom, Desire  ✍ Author: Leo Tolstoy

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.

Tags: Few, Simplicity  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.

Tags: Duty, Useful  ✍ Author: Henri Frederic Amiel

Teens in the '90s had the same basic desires as they do now.

Tags: Basic, Teens  ✍ Author: Jay Asher

Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.

Tags: Consists, Regular  ✍ Author: Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and that's to get rid of all my other desires.

Tags: Desire, Used  ✍ Author: John Cleese

Unfortunately, however, I have too many desires to make a good Buddhist.

Tags: Good, However  ✍ Author: Jerry Coleman
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They who overcome their desires once can overcome them always.

Tags: Once, Overcome  ✍ Author: Pierre Corneille

Each man has his own desires; all do not possess the same inclinations.

Tags: Possess  ✍ Author: Marlin Fitzwater

To me, Shakespeare uses the supernatural elements to reveal his character's inner desires and fears.

Tags: Character, Inner  ✍ Author: Jodie Foster

The moguls are driven by their respective desires for profit - period.

Tags: Driven, Period  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

You can learn not to want what you want, to recognize desires but not be controlled by them.

Tags: Controlled, Learn  ✍ Author: Henepola Gunaratana

Intellects whose desires have outstripped their understanding.

Tags: Intellects, Whose  ✍ Author: Friedrich August von Hayek

In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace.

Tags: Lies, Peace  ✍ Author: Ben Hecht

You know that we have a great variety of ways to gratify our own desires.

Tags: Great, Ways  ✍ Author: Elias Hicks

Only he who desires is amiable and not he who is satiated.

Tags: Amiable  ✍ Author: Thomas Mann

A short cut to riches is to subtract from our desires.

Tags: Cut, Short  ✍ Author: Petrarch

I've always been comfortable with my sexual desires and what I like.

Tags: Sexual  ✍ Author: Izabella Scorupco

Folly enlarges men's desires while it lessens their capacities.

Tags: Men, While  ✍ Author: David H. Souter

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.

Tags: Men, Words  ✍ Author: Baruch Spinoza

Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.

Tags: Old, Wishes  ✍ Author: Jonathan Swift

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