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

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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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A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
Self-love
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.
Perfection
Epictetus

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If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
Happiness
Epicurus

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If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too.
Greed
Thomas Fuller

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While man's desires and aspirations stir he cannot choose but err.
Desire
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.
Desire
Oliver Goldsmith

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In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace.
Peace
Ben Hecht

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Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
Freedom
Frank Herbert

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

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Events are influenced by our very great desires.
Desire
William James

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Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
Desire
Lao-Tzu

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Ignore what a man desires and you ignore the very source of his power
Desire
Walter Lippmann

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To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Desire
James Russell Lowell

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Desires are the pulses of the soul; as physicians judge by the appetite, so may you by desires.
Desire
Manton

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He who reins within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king
Self-control
John Milton

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The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
Education
John Ruskin

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Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.
Anger
Bertrand Russell

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He is a king who fears nothing, he is a king who desires nothing!
Kings
Seneca

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From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
Hatred
Socrates

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