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No person can arise above his real desire. Desires are of value only when they drive us to action. Will and work must accompany desire. Then high resolve is born. Desire is the design that will spurs us into achievement.

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Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.''

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A woman never knows what she really wants until she fins out what her husband cannot afford.

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Convince a man of what he wants, and he'll move heaven and earth to get it.

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Desire! That's the one secret of every man's career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.

Author: Bobby Unser (1934)

Profession: American Race Car Driver

As an eagle, weary after soaring in the sky, folds its wings and flies down to rest in its nest, so does the shining Self enter the state of dreamless sleep, where one is freed from all desires.

Author: Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Profession: Ancient Hindu Scripture Expounding Identity of the Real Self

You are what your deep driving desire is.

Author: Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Profession: Ancient Hindu Scripture Expounding Identity of the Real Self

The want of a thing is perplexing enough, but the possession of it, is intolerable.

Author: Sir John Vanbrugh (1664-1726)

Profession: British Playwright and Baroque architect

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.

Author: Denis Waitley (1933)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Peak Performance Expert

Where there is no power... there is never any desire to do a thing; and where there is strong desire to do a thing... the power to do it is strong.

Author: Wallace D. Wattles

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Desire is a powerful force that can be used to make things happen.

Author: Marcia Wieder

Profession: American Speaker, Trainer, Author

It's not who jumps the highest -- it's who wants it the most

Author: Buck Williams (1960)

Profession: American Basketball Player

You learnt that, whatever you are doing in life, obstacles don't matter very much. Pain or other circumstances can be there, but if you want to do a job bad enough, you'll find a way to get it done.

Author: Jack Youngblood

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Understand clearly that when a great need appears a great use appears also; when there is small need there is small use; it is obvious, then, that full use is made of all things at all times according to the necessity thereof.

Author: Dogen Zenji

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