Burning Desire

  1. A burning desire to BE & to DO is the starting point from which a dreamer must take off. – Napoleon Hill
  2. There is one quality which must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. – Napoleon Hill
  3. To achieve anything, you need a burning desire. – Napoleon Hill
  4. Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win – essential to success. – Napoleon Hill
  5. Thoughts mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a burning desire are powerful things. – Napoleon Hill
  6. All achievement, no matter what my be its nature, or its purpose, must begin with an intense, burning desire for something definite. – Napoleon Hill
  7. There is nothing that belief plus a burning desire cannot make real. – Napoleon Hill
  8. Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. – Napoleon Hill
  9. Wishing will not bring riches. But desiring riches with a state of mind that becomes an obsession, then planning definite ways and means to acquire riches, and backing those plans with persistence which does not recognize failure, will bring riches. – Napoleon Hill


  1. Anybody can wish for riches, and most people do, but only a few know that a definite plan, plus a burning desire for wealth, are the only dependable means of accumulating wealth./Most people wish for riches, but few people provide the definite plan and burning desire which pave the road to wealth. – Napoleon Hill
  2. Nothing constructive and worthy of man’s efforts ever has or ever will be achieved except by that which comes from a positive mental attitude, based on a definiteness of purpose and activated by a burning desire, and acted upon until the burning desire elevated to the level of applied faith. – Napoleon Hill
  3. Winner must have two things: definite goals, and a burning desire to achieve them. – Brad Burde
  4. Success starts with a burning desire inside of yourself and the determination to never quit on it. – Heather Buchman
  5. If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals. – Lou Holtz
  6. Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a buring desire to achieve. – Wilfred Peterson
  7. When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. – W. Clement Stone
  8. Every answer lead to more questions and sparks a burning desire to seek truth. – Cristine Pyle
  9. A great way to build up your burning desire is to simply spend a few minutes a day visualizing your goal. – Unknown
  10. A burning desire, a goal, a faith in yourself, and perseverance is all that is you need for success. – Unknown
  11. Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill. – Muhamed Ali
  12. A burning desire is the starting point of all accomplishment. Just like a small fire cannot give much heat, a weak desire cannot produce great results. The motivation to succeed comes from the burning desire to achieve a purpose. -Unknown
  13. Burning desire make your dreams possible. – Unknown
  14. Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession. – Unknown
  15. Give me a man with an average ability but a burning desire to succeed and I will give you a winner in exchange every time. – Andrew Carnegie
  16. An inner knowing, along with a burning desire, is the prerequisite for becoming a person capable of manifesting his or her heart’s desires. – Wayne Dyer
  17. Sometimes burning bridges is awesome. It prevents you from going back to places you should have never visited to begin with.
  18. A burning desire is the greatest motivator of every human action. The desire for success implants success consciousness’ which, in turn, creates a vigorous and ever-increasing habit of success. – Paul J.Meyer
  19. To breathe your own truth is your heart’s most burning desire. To live your purpose is your soul’s lifelong dream. – Dodinsky
  20. Life if the external text, the burning bush by the edge of the path from which god speaks.
  21. Burning desire is the eternal flame. – Douglas Horton
  22. To be wealthy you must develop a burning desire for wealth and financial independence. – Brian Tracy
  23. The image of your goal properly planted and constantly nourished with positive, expectant thought-energy will cause your goal to develop into a burning desire. – Bob Proctor
  24. Here’s what you must do. It’s pretty simple, really , but I didn’t say easy. It’s what sets those who succeed apart from those who don’t: You must have a sincere and burning desire to achieve what you dream, dedicate yourself to making progress, and take control of your circumstances to change your body. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  25. Burning desire is what animates our purpose and our values. – Danea Horn
  26. Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power – a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment. – Marsha Sinetar
  27. If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.- Brendan Francis
  28. All that spirits desire, spirits attain. – Khalil Gibran
  29. When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. – W. Clement Stone
  30. Desire, burning desire, is basic to achieving anything beyond the ordinary. – Joseph B. Wirthlin
  31. The thing for me is I never had this burning desire to do a solo record my whole life. – Julian Casablancas
  32. Scriptures reveal the divine desires of the Lord in our behalf. Each of us should have a burning desire to search the scriptures diligently and daily to seek the will of the Lord in our life. For some, it may be necessary to develop the discipline to search the scriptures daily. – L. Lionel Kendrick
  33. Along with my passion for horse breeding, I was a horse racing enthusiast… In 1974 I was elected as a committee member and subsequently as a steward of the Turf Club. I had a burning desire to clean up the sport, which had always carried the stigma of gambling and manipulation. – Cyrus S. Poonawalla
  34. I don’t know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder… I think it’s just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success. – Tanya Tucker
  35. I’ve always had a burning desire to help people and make a difference in the world. I didn’t know how I could do that in modelling when it can be such a fake world. But my dad told me I could make a difference by being true to myself and teaching people what I’ve learnt about spirituality, health and nutrition. – Miranda Kerr
  36. I have this burning desire to get out there and do my best. It’s as if I’m keeping it all in a little bottle, and it’s all going to come out when I do the best I’m capable of doing. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  37. Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire. ― Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code
  38. Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.― Epicurus
  39. The world is little, people are little, human life is little. There is only one big thing — desire. – Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark
  40. There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it. ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
  41. You’ve got to have this burning desire in your chest to succeed. – Rob Stewart
  42. Intense, burning desire is the motivational force that enables you to overcome any obstacle and achieve almost any goal. – Brian Tracy
  43. True learning takes energy, passion and a burning desire. – Robert Kiyosaki
  44. My interest in photography did not begin with books or mentors, or with any burning desire to see the world through a camera. It evolved from an intense devotion to mountains and wilderness that eventually shaped all the parts of my life and brought them together.
  45. No one can give a definition of the soul. But we know what it feels like. The soul is the sense of something higher than ourselves, something that stirs in us thoughts, hopes, and aspirations which go out to the world of goodness, truth and beauty. The soul is a burning desire to breathe in this world of light and never to lose it–to remain children of light. – Albert Schweitzer
  46. What’s the secret to success? It’s no secret. You need a winning attitude, honesty and integrity, and a burning desire to succeed. – Dave Thomas




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