Quotes in Desire

We cannot wish for that we know not.

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Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

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Let your desires be ruled by reason.
(Appetitus Rationi Pareat)

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If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.

Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires.

There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.
There is no greater guilt than discontentment.
And there is no greater disaster than greed.

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Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

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Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.

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