Quotes of Desirable

“ It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for law, so much as a respect for right. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ He that is proud eats up himself; pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The problem with the designated driver program, it's not a desirable job, but if you ever get sucked into doing it, have fun with it. At the end of the night, drop them off at the wrong house. ”

- Jeff Foxworthy

“ The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger. ”

- Frank Herbert

“ Technology is like a fish. The longer it stays on the shelf, the less desirable it becomes. ”

- Andrew Heller

“ Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable. ”

- Donna Karan

“ When a guy tells me I'm cute, it's not something desirable. Cute is more like what you want your pet to be. ”

- Natalie Portman

“ There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral. ”

- Frank Lloyd Wright

“ No doubt another may also think for me; but it is not therefore desirable that he should do so to the exclusion of my thinking for myself. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Becoming a person of deeply grounded and rich imagination may be more desirable than being healthy, politically savvy, or well informed. ”

- Thomas Moore

“ To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Warm summer sun, shine kindly here. Warm southern wind, blow softly here. Green sod above, lie light, lie light. Good night, dear Heart, Good night, good night. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Lovers and madmen have such seething brains,Such shaping fantasies, that apprehendMore than cool reason ever comprehends. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ It may be called the master passion, the hunger for self-approval. ”

- Mark Twain

“ We know that massive injections of public funds are neither possible nor desirable. ”

- Kim Campbell

“ It is highly desirable that policy practice be formalized to the maximum possible extent. ”

- William Poole

“ We didn't get everything we wanted, but we made progress. ”

- John Bolton

“ They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again. ”

- Casey Stengel

“ I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life…Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe. ”

- Abigail Adams

“ It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors. ”

- Plutarch

“ To conquer the enemy without resorting to war is the most desirable. The highest form of generalship is to conquer the enemy by strategy. ”

- Ancient Chinese Warlord

“ Duty without love is deplorable. Duty with love is desirable. Love without duty is Divine. ”

- Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba

“ For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief. ”

- Sallust

“ A good name is more desirable than great riches. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Alternatives, and particularly desirable alternatives, grow only on imaginary trees. ”

- Saul Bellow

“ Begin to imagine what the desirable outcome would be like. Go over these mental pictures and delineate details and refinements. Play them over and over to yourself. ”

- Maxwell Maltz

“ Getting anything changes it from being desirable to just being taken for granted. ”

- Unknown

“ It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors. ”

- Plutarch
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