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Unbridled gratification produces unbridled desire.

The key that unlocks energy is Desire. It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.
Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
A burning desire is the greatest motivator of every human action. The desire for success implants success consciousness which, in turn, creates a vigorous and ever-increasing habit of success.
Desires are the pulses of the soul; as physicians judge by the appetite, so may you by desires.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
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.
I can do whatever I want -- I'm rich, I'm famous, and I'm bigger than you.
When desire dies, fear is born.
While man's desires and aspirations stir he cannot choose but err.
Whenever we confront an unbridled desire we are surely in the presence of a tragedy-in-the-making.
All through nature, you will find the same law. First the need, then the means.
It is not the greatness of a man's means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants.
If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.
Desire, like the atom, is explosive with creative force.
O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire.
We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
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.
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.
It's not who jumps the highest -- it's who wants it the most
Desire is a powerful force that can be used to make things happen.
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.
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.
We accomplish things by directing our desires, not by ignoring them.
The more clear you are on what you want, the more power you will have.
If you don't get everything you want, think of the things you don't get that you don't want.
Convince a man of what he wants, and he'll move heaven and earth to get it.
Desire will in due time externalize itself as concrete fact.
From the desert I come to thee, On a stallion shod with fire; And the winds are left behind In the speed of my desire.
Every man's road in life is marked by the grave of his personal likings.
I have always believed that anybody with a little guts and the desire to apply himself can make it, can make anything he wants to make of himself.
There is a supply for every demand.
Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete.
Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff. You must corner the inner facts...
The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for.
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.
Why not spend some time determining what is worthwhile for us, and then go after that?
Every human mind is a great slumbering power until awakened by a keen desire and by definite resolution to do.
More than we use is more than we want.

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