Desire Quotes

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.

Where desire doth bear the sway – the heart must rule, the head obey.

Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.

A man sometimes devotes his life to a desire which he is not sure will ever be fulfilled. Those who laugh at this folly are, after all, no more than mere spectators of life.

It is easier to suppress the first desire; than to satisfy all that follow it.