Desire Quotes

By annihilting desires you annihilate the mind. Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.

We live in our desires rather than in our achievements.

Whatever you want too much, you can’t have, so when you really want something, try to want it a little less.

We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp – or what’s a heaven for?

We grow weary of those things (and perhaps soonest) which we most desire.

There’s more glory in subduing our wild desires, than an embattl’d foe.

The thirst of desire is never filled, nor fully satisfied.

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.

A man’s desire is for the woman, but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.