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The battle is all over except the ''shouting'' when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Through some strange and powerful principle of ''mental chemistry'' which she has never divulged, nature wraps up in the impulse of strong desire, ''that something'' which recognizes no such word as ''impossible,'' and accepts no such reality as failure.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Desire creates the power.

Author: Raymond Holliwell

Profession:

There are confessable agonies, sufferings of which one can positively be proud. Of bereavement, of parting, of the sense of sin and the fear of death the poets have eloquently spoken. They command the world's sympathy. But there are also discreditable anguishes, no less excruciating than the others, but of which the sufferer dare not, cannot speak. The anguish of thwarted desire, for example.

Author: Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

Profession: British Author

Events are influenced by our very great desires.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

I can do whatever I want -- I'm rich, I'm famous, and I'm bigger than you.

Author: Don Johnson (1949)

Profession: American Actor, Director, Producer, Singer

Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

You will live your life secure in that you are no longer manipulated by what other people want you to do and be, but are directed by your own inner desires.

Author: H. Stanley Judd

Profession: American Author

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.

Author: Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

Profession: Danish Philosopher, Writer

There are ways which lead to everything, and if we have sufficient will we should always have sufficient means.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer