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    "It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it."

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    Desire Quotes

    Quotations about Desire

    • He who desires is always poor.
    • One must desire something to be alive.
      O Magazine, September 2002, by Margaret Deland
    • If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
    • Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.
    • Desire creates the power.
    • When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
      in The Scotsman, by Nicole Kidman
    • What makes the engine go? Desire, desire, desire.
      O Magazine, September 2003, by Stanley Kunitz
    • Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
      The Way of Lao-tzu, by Lao Tzu
    • There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. And there is no greater disaster than greed.
      The Way of Lao-tzu, by Lao Tzu
    • How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire!
    If we're missing any Desire quotations, do let us know.

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