Quotes of desired

  1. With Shakespeare and poetry a new world was born New dreams new desires a self consciousness was born I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new standards set by these books – Peter Abrahams
  2. The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry – James Truslow Adams
  3. Homelessness is the actor's fate physical incapacity to attain what is most required and desired by such a spirit as I am a slave to – Edwin Booth
  4. If I desired to kill the senator why did I not do it You all admit that I had him in my power – Preston Brooks
  5. This was the man this Balaam I say was the man who desired to die the death of the righteous and that his last end might be like his and this was the state of his mind when he pronounced these words – Joseph Butler
  6. I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land and especially from that part of it for whom and with whom I desired only to live yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence though more bitter – Donald Cargill
  7. Systems are complex so controlling an attack and achieving a desired level of damage may be harder than using physical weapons – Dorothy Denning
  8. The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living which are to be desired when dying – Norman Douglas
  9. I never desired to please the rabble What pleased them I did not learn and what I knew was far removed from their understanding – Epicurus
  10. Junipers are generally chosen for the latter purpose as they can be more readily bent into the desired form the eyes and tongue are added afterwards and the representation altogether is really good – Robert Fortune
  11. Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired – Robert Frost
  12. Managers in all too many American companies do not achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it – Harold S. Geneen
  13. Two things are desired in order that intercourse may be had First that a minister or agent be allowed to reside at the capital Second that commerce between different countries be freely allowed – Townsend Harris
  14. A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion The instincts of nature shrink from it for no creature can like its own dissolution But though death is not desired the result of it may be for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal – William Jay
  15. A mutual and satisfied sexual act is of great benefit to the average woman the magnetism of it is health giving When it is not desired on the part of the woman and she gives no response it should not take place – Margaret Sanger

Usage examples for desired

  1. There was no one thing in the world that she desired – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  2. “ No doubt I am foolish to talk to you in this way and I have not yet said that which I desired to say – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  3. “ Is it desired that my Spirit should speak of wizardries in this town of Nodwengu ” – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Having desired her maid to pack a few things she hastily realised all the money she had at command and started by the night mail for Paris ” – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  5. “ For Kate's letter had had its desired effect – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  6. He greatly desired to clear himself to Mr Arnold ” – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  7. This is what I have desired to hear – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  8. He desired a lad to row him across the river – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  9. “ I discovered a small secret side door in your room and desired to know whither it led – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  10. That had the desired effect – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  11. This has the desired effect – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  12. Not if I were to do for you the one thing you most desired – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  13. He desired the night watch who were with him to wait outside – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. It was just the sort of place I desired to see – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  15. He assured Dr Flower that he had long desired this pleasure and explained Your cousin Miss Wing is an old friend of mine – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  16. He wrote to me however the next day and desired my company to dinner – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  17. “ I have often desired to try – The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  18. Instead of looking at the book which I had placed in his hands open at the desired page he turned upon me and asked How do you happen to know anything about Cowley ” – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  19. The natural result of this situation was a rise in price of the desired picture – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  20. So it is desired that Christ should take His seat within us ” – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay

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