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Quotes of the Day for 25 July 2000 – Desire

I started to use "fire" as the theme for today, but when I searched my fingers left the F out, and I was face to face with the array of words that include "ire." Maybe I'll come back to fire tomorrow, for today I've acquIREd several short quotes on desIRE.

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The quotes:

Hope: Desire and expectation rolled into one.
     - Ambrose Bierce

If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too.
     - Thomas Fuller

Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
     - William Blake

Never let go of the fiery sadness called desire.
     - Patti Smith

Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
     - Michelangelo

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