Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.
This is our mercury, our lunary, but whosoever thinks of any other water besides this, is ignorant and foolish, never attaining to the desired effects.
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.
I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
He hath desired to bring the souls of other men to heaven; let his soul be brought to heaven.
Hence, in desiring, the more the enjoyment is delayed, the more fancy begins to weave about the object images of future fruition, and to clothe the desired object with properties calculated to inflame the impulse.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.