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'I so hate it when I'm quoted to thwart the juices and desires of the great interior design public at large' - Daily Express
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'If you want anything to actually change or to move ahead in your life you actually have to do it yourself, you canīt sit there and wait for somebody or talk about what you might want, you know, you should actually keep dreams and desires inside and let them burn a little bit, and then they might come true'
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'This time I'm going to be the bride. She got me these pink panties with a big bow on them.' - Expressing a desire to re-wed Angelina in the back garden
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Tyndall, I must remain plain Michael Faraday to the last; and let me now tell you, that if I accepted the honour which the Royal Society desires to confer upon me, I would not answer for the integrity of my intellect for a single year. (On being offered the presidency of the Royal Society)
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Under this stone, Reader, survey Dead Sir John Vanbrugh's house of clay. Lie heavy on him, Earth! for he Laid many heavy loads on thee! (Epitaph to Sir John Vanbrugh)
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There is music in the air. (in R. J. Buckley Sir Edward Elgar)
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And bold and hard adventures t'undertake, Leaving his country for his country's sake (Sir Francis Drake)
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April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.
View quotes by T S Eliot

Please, sir, I want some more.
View quotes by Charles Dickens

'Mystery creates wonder & wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand'
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I have often thought, says Sir Roger, it happens very well that Christmas should fall out in the middle of Winter.
View quotes by Joseph Addison

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
View quotes by Mario Andretti

'He has a brilliant mind.' - on Sir Stafford Cripp
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I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. (Leviathan)
View quotes by Thomas Hobbes

I admit it is better fun to punt than be punted, and that a desire to have all the fun is nine-tenths of the law of chivalry.
View quotes by Dorothy L Sayers

Lady Astor to Winston Churchill: 'Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink.' Churchill's reply: 'Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it.'
View quotes by Winston Churchill

(Of Sir Thomas More) As time requireth, a man of marvellous mirth and pastimes, and sometimes of as sad gravity, as who say: a man for all seasons (Vulgaria, II)
View quotes by Robert Whittington

'The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that position be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time.'
View quotes by Angela Davis

'Is it easy to love God?' asks an old author. 'It is easy,' he replies, 'to those who do it.' I have included two Graces under the word Charity. But God can give a third. He can awake in man, towards Himself, a supernatural Appreciative love. This is of all gifts the most to be desired. Here, not in our natural loves, nor even in ethics, lies the true centre of all human and angelic life. With this all things are possible.
View quotes by C S Lewis

Thus when we fondly flatter our desires, Our best conceits do prove the greatest liars. (The Barons' Wars)
View quotes by Michael Drayton

Let him who desires peace, prepare for war
View quotes by Flavius Vegetius Renatus

Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls.
View quotes by John Donne

Will you have all in all for prose and verse? Take the miracle of our age, Sir Philip Sydney
View quotes by Richard Carew

Sir, I have quarrelled with my wife; and a man who has quarrelled with his wife is absolved from all duty to his country.
View quotes by Thomas Love Peacock

I wish sir, you would practice this without me. I can't stay dying here all night (The Critic)
View quotes by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

It's so much better to desire than to have.
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You will find it a very good practice always to verify yor references, sir!
View quotes by Martin Joseph Routh

Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note,
As his corse to the rampart we hurried. (The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna 1817)
View quotes by Charles Wolfe

'Turbot, Sir', said the waiter, placing before me two fishbones, two eyeballs, and a bit of black mackintosh.
View quotes by Thomas Earle Welby

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 paradise in a few years.
View quotes by Bertrand Russell

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