The desire of the moth for the star, of the night for the morrow. The devotion to something afar from the sphere of our sorrow.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, To——, One Word is too Often Profaned.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.william blake
The really clever thing, in affairs of this sort, is not to win a woman already desired by everyone, but to discover such a prize while she is still unknown.
Passing into higher forms of desire, that which slumbered in the plant, and fitfully stirred in the beast, awakes in the man.henry george
Oh! Could I throw aside these earthly bands that tie me down where wretched mortals sigh to join blest spirits in celestial lands!
There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.
There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires.Buddha