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The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.
Worry
James Truslow Adams

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Energy is equal to desire and purpose.
Energy
Sheryl Adams

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The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
Duty
William R. Alger

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To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.
Desire
James Allen

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You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.
Greatness
James Allen

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A Bay Area Bisexual told me I didn't quite coincide with either of her desires.
Sex
Woody Allen

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Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires, but according to our powers.
Power
Henri Frederic Amiel

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All men by nature desire to know.
Nature
Aristotle

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You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference in beauty or desire.
Relationships
W. H. Auden

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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
Desire
Gaston Bachelard

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It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire and many things to fear.
Fear
Francis Bacon

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The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.
Desire
Francis Bacon

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The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.
Gain
Francis Beaumont

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If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place.
Change
Gita Bellin

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The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul. [Proverbs 13:19]
Desire
Bible

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The desire of our soul is to they name, and to the remembrance of thee. [Isaiah 26:8]
Desire
Bible

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The desire of the lazy kill him; for his hands refuse to labor. [Proverbs 21:25]
Desire
Bible

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Duty. That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
Duty
Ambrose Bierce

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

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He who desires but does not act, breeds pestilence.
Desire
William Blake

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

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Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.
Greed
Andre Breton

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If you desire faith, then you have faith enough.
Faith
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire.
Desire
Robert Browning

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Desire, like the atom, is explosive with creative force.
Desire
Paul Vernon Buser

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun