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Correct spelling: desire

Common misspellings for desire:

deidre, sesire, deside, diserie, despire, desere.

Desire \d(e)-si-re\

Meaning:
much desired
Origin:
French
Details:
Desire as a girl's name is a variant of Desiree (French), and the meaning of Desire is "much desired".
Meaning:
Desiri, Desirae.
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Quotes for desire:

  1. O, once in each man's life, at least, Good luck knocks at his door; And wit to seize the flitting guest Need never hunger more. But while the loitering idler waits Good luck beside his fire, The bold heart storms at fortune's gates, And conquers its desire.
  2. There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
  3. It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
  4. If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
  5. Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power -lust nor stupidity are good motives.
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