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Quotes about Desires

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Desires Quotes
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"He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence."
-William Blake
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"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies."
-Aristotle
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"From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate."
-Socrates
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"Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfilment of animal desires."
-Alexander Graham Bell
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"The problem with intelligent agents and filters is that they can never do anything more than a crude approximation of my desires and wants."
-Clifford Stoll
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"Let your desires be ruled by reason. (Appetitus Rationi Pareat)."
-Cicero
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"Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires."
-Bertrand Russell
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"Seek freedom and become captive of your desires, seek discipline and find your liberty."
-Frank Herbert
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"Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied."
-Henry George
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"He who desires is always poor."
-Claudianus
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"All of his desires to assist in the criminal case are absolutely irrelevant."
-Peter Ezzell
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"Another pendulum shift is inevitable, and new desires are surfacing."
-Belinda Stone
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"Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, Alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams And our desires."
-Wallace Stevens
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"I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and that's to get rid of all my other desires."
-John Cleese
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"In the long run a man becomes what he purposes, and gains for himself what he really desires."
-Hamilton Wright Mabie
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"Each man has his own desires; all do not possess the same inclinations."
-Persius
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"The more passions and desires one has, the more ways one has of being happy."
-Charlotte Catherine
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"Whoever longs for paradise forgets his desires."
-Imam Ali
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