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Letter "D" » desirous
«A raindrop coming in contact with fire looses it's existence while that falling on a shell becomes a 'pearl'. Therefore, people desirous of knowledge should avoid the company of ignorant people who believe in the motto- ignorance is bliss .»
«Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat.»
«In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me: / And through a window in a basket was I let down by the wall, and escaped his hands.»
«But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children: / So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.»
«Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.»
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«As long as men are liable to die and are desirous to live, a physician will be made fun of, but he will be well paid»
«As long as there are rich people in the world, they will be desirous of distinguishing themselves from the poor.»
«Fill ev'ry glass, for wine inspires us, / And fires us / With courage, love and joy. / Women and wine should life employ. / Is there aught else on earth desirous?»
«A man who is desirous of success and strength should work incessantly just like the wheels of a chariot which keeps on moving.»
«Anybody desirous of success should spend some time in introspection and contemplation.»