No settlement with the majority is possible as no Hindu leader speaking with any authority shows any concern or genuine desire for it.
The main motive for "nonattachment" is a desire to escape from the pain of living, and above all from love, which, sexual or non-sexual, is hard work.
perhaps we desire death / or why is poison so sweet? / why do little Sirens make kindlier music / for a man caught in the net of the world between news-cast & work-desk?
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
The man who lies asleep will never waken fame, and his desire and all his life drift past him like a dream, and the traces of his memory fade from time like smoke in air, or ripples on a stream.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.
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To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.
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The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.
Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink."
"Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it."
Exchange between Lady Astor and Winston Churchill—
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Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
It seemed weird calling a teenager 'sir' but I'd learned to be careful with immortals. They tended to get offended easily. Then, they blew stuff up.
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