He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
– John Milton
- Pursuit of desires, divine passions. – Lailah Gifty Akita
- What I call my ‘self’ now is hardly a person at all. It’s mainly a meeting place for various natural forces, desires, and fears, etcetera, some of which come from my ancestors, and some from my education, some perhaps from devils. The self you were really intended to be is something that lives not from
- There are recurring elements in popularized fairy tales, such as absent parents, some sort of struggle, a transformation, and a marriage. If you look at a range of stories, you find many stories about marriage, sexual initiation, abandonment. The plots often revolve around what to me seem to be elemental fears and desires. – Kate Bernheimer
- In a place filled with fears, they were looking for the man who had none. – John Katzenbach
- Men of most renowned virtue have sometimes by transgressing most truly kept the law. – John Milton
- Luck is the residue of design. – John Milton
- We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes. – John F. Kennedy
- Most men admire Virtue, who follow not her lore. – John Milton
- Time, the subtle thief of youth. – John Milton
- Who, as they sung, would take the prison’d soul And lap it in Elysium. – John Milton
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