Motivational Burning Desire Quotes On Success In Life

These burning desire quotes will inspire you. If you have a burning interest in something or a burning desire to do something, you are extremely interested in it or want to do it very much.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging burning desire quotes, burning desire sayings, and burning desire proverbs.

Best Burning Desire Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” ~ Bill Cosby
  3. “Desire, burning desire, is basic to achieving anything beyond the ordinary.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin
  4. “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

  5. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” ~ Robert Frost , Burning desire quotes love
  6. “You can develop a burning desire to succeed. How? Keep your mind on the things you want and off the things you don’t want.” ~ W. Clement Stone
  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. “Greatness comes to those who develop a burning desire to achieve high goals.” ~ W. Clement Stone

  9. “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
  10. “A burning desire is the greatest motivator of every human action.” ~ Paul J. Meyer
  11. “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” ~ Confucius
  12. “Verily, there is nothing, right or wrong, which belief, plus burning desire, cannot make real.” ~ Napoleon Hill

  13. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  14. “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.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  15. “A BURNING DESIRE TO BE, AND TO DO is the starting point from which the dreamer must take off. Dreams are not born of indifference, laziness, or lack of ambition.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  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. “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
  18. “To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.” ~ Federico Garcia Lorca
  19. “Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.” ~ Wilferd Peterson
  20. “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

  21. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Thoughts are things! And powerful things at that, when mixed with definiteness of purpose, and burning desire, can be translated into riches. Use auto-suggestion, have faith, imagination, and overcome fear and time is your opposite player as in checkerboard.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  22. “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
  23. “You’ve got to have this burning desire in your chest to succeed.” ~ Rod Stewart
  24. “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

  25. “Burning desire is the eternal flame.” ~ Douglas Horton
  26. “All achievement, no matter what may be its nature, or its purpose, must begin with an intense, burning desire for something definite.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  27. “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
  28. “Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.” ~ W. Clement Stone

  29. “Truly, “thoughts are things,” and powerful things at that, when they are mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a burning desire for their translation into riches, or other material objects.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  30. “I don’t see myself necessarily having a burning desire to write a symphony.” ~ Danny Elfman
  31. “It was also important for me to have a burning desire to achieve something worthwhile on that instrument, and I devoted many many many hours with little or no compensation to perfecting whatever I could, because I loved it so much.” ~ Billy Sheehan , Burning desire quotes to achieve
  32. “I don’t have a burning desire to be taken seriously as an actor. I don’t have a master plan in that way.” ~ Ben Stiller

  33. “Intense, burning desire is the motivational force that enables you to overcome any obstacle and achieve almost any goal” ~ Brian Tracy
  34. “I have a burning desire to see what things look like photographed by me.” ~ Garry Winogrand
  35. “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.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  36. “No matter what face he wears, Satan has one overmastering ambition, one burning desire to dethrone the Almighty and to place himself upon the highest throne of the universe.” ~ Adrian Rogers

  37. “All transformation begins with an intense, burning desire to be transformed. The first step in the ‘renewing of the mind’ is desire. You must want to be different [and intend to be] before you can begin to change yourself. Then you must make your future dream a present fact. You do this by assuming the feeling of your wish fulfilled. By desiring to be other than what you are, you can create an ideal of the person you want to be and assume that you are already that person. If this assumption is persisted in until it becomes your dominant feeling, the attainment of your ideal is inevitable.” ~ Neville Goddard
  38. “It is a happy circumstance that when nature gives us true burning desires, she also gives us the means to satisfy them. Those who want to win and lack skill can get someone with skill to help them.” ~ Ed Seykota
  39. “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” ~ Napoleon Hill
  40. “Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to burn his ships and cut all sources of retreat.” ~ Napoleon Hill

  41. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” ~ Mario Andretti
  42. “To be wealthy you must develop a burning desire for wealth and financial independence.” ~ Brian Tracy
  43. “Love lasts a long time but burning desire lasts two to three weeks.” ~ Carla Bruni
  44. “True learning takes energy, passion, and a burning desire.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki

  45. “Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  46. “I’m producing more, but I think to direct, one has to have a burning desire, and that’s not me. I’d rather do something else.” ~ Vincent Cassel
  47. “When I was fresh out of law school, I had a burning desire to do something important, to have an impact in some way, but I didn’t know what it was.” ~ Jennifer Granholm
  48. “All you need is something to say, and a burning desire to say it… it doesn’t matter where your hands are.” ~ Lou Holtz

  49. “Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit. My three [great teachers] did not tell – they catalyzed a burning desire to know. Under their influence, the horizons sprung wide and fear went away and the unknown became knowable. But most important of all, the truth, that dangerous stuff, became beautiful and very precious.” ~ John Steinbeck
  50. “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 is elevated to the level of applied faith.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  51. “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
  52. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not.” ~ Epicurus

  53. “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.” ~ Galen Rowell
  54. “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
  55. “Are you going to go down on your knees and beg for your life, old one?” Abbot Mortimer stared calmly into Cluny’s savage eye. “I will never bend my knee on my own behalf. However, if I thought I could save the life of one of my friends I would gladly fall down on both knees. But I know you, Cluny, better than you know yourself. There is not a scrap of pity or mercy in your heart, only a burning desire for vengeance. Therefore, I will not kneel to one who is consumed by evil.” ~ Brian Jacques
  56. “It’s true that I’ve never had a burning desire to rebel against my parents.” ~ Taylor Swift

  57. “I saw in their eyes something I was to see over and over in every part of the nation- a burning desire to go, to move, to get underway, anyplace, away from any Here. They spoke quietly of how they wanted to go someday, to move about, free and unanchored, not toward something but away from something. I saw this look and heard this yearning everywhere in every states I visited. Nearly every American hungers to move.” ~ John Steinbeck
  58. “As with every aspect of our sanctification, the renewal of the mind may be painful and difficult. It requires hard work and discipline, inspired by a sacrificial love for Christ and a burning desire to build up His body, the Church. Developing a Christian worldview means submitting our entire self to God, in an act of devotion and service to Him.” ~ Nancy Pearcey
  59. “If you don’t put a value on money and seek wealth, you most probably won’t receive it. You must seek wealth for it to seek you. If no burning desire for wealth arises within you, wealth will not arise around you. Having definiteness of purpose for acquiring wealth is essential for its acquisition.” ~ John Frederick Demartini
  60. “Most people wish for riches, but few people provide the definite plan and burning desire which pave the road to wealth.” ~ Napoleon Hill

  61. “May the Lord be with us at all times, under all circumstances; may he bring into our lives a burning desire to uphold the Constitution, a living faith in its inspired origin, that we may always be found among those who shall support it to the last breath.” ~ J. Reuben Clark
  62. “I have a burning desire to entertain and different mediums allow me to do this in different ways.” ~ Adi Shankar
  63. “When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.” ~ Napoleon Hill

  64. “I don’t have a burning desire to act strangely enough. I don’t know that if I hadn’t been an actor as a young person, I don’t know that I ever would have chosen this because it’s not really my personality.” ~ Jodie Foster
  65. “Bombing teaches you how badly you want to become a comedian. Because unless it’s a burning desire, you’ll quit when the consistent bombing becomes too much to take.” ~ Franklyn Ajaye

A burning desire, a particularly intense or fervent desire or wish.

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