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Desire

Definition: A strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen. Strongly wish for or want (something).
Number of Quotes: 3

A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
John Adams

We must face up to a difficult paradox: The U.S. can maintain a leading position in science only by giving up its desire to be number one.
Priyamvada Natarajan

My deepest, strongest desire in marrying you, Darling, is to make you happy, and I would put into this some word of love which would seem to your heart a sort of sweet preface to the book of love which we are about to open together, to read new secrets of sympathy and companionship. I would have you catch a glimpse of my purpose for the future and of the joy which that future contains for me, of the gratitude I feel for your priceless gift of love, and of the infinite love and tenderness which is the gift of my whole heart to you.
Woodrow Wilson

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