(Click to enlarge photo of Krishna-Balarama, Vrindavan)
Devotee (reading): "Unless, therefore, one comes to the highest perfection of Kṛṣṇa consciousness, all attempts remain imperfect, as is stated in the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam: 'Whether one is without desire (the condition of the devotees) or is desirous of all fruitive results or is after liberation, one should, with all efforts, try to worship the Supreme Personality of Godhead for complete perfection, culminating in Kṛṣṇa consciousness.' "
Prabhupāda: Yes. This verse refers to the statement of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam wherein it is stated that,
akāmaḥ sarva-kāmo vā
yajeta paramam puruṣa
The idea is that there are three class of men. One class of men, they are simply desiring material comforts. Desiring. They want nice house, nice wife, nice comfortable life—everything nice for the comfort of this body. They are called sarva-kāma. Sarva-kāma means their desire has no end. Just like in the modern materialistic world they are trying to improve material comforts, but they do not know when does it end— one after another, one after another, one after another. Therefore they are called sarva-kāma, unlimitedly desiring. There is no end of desiring. Such persons.
Akāma... And akāma means one who has no desire. Just like those who are devotees, Kṛṣṇa conscious, they have no desire. They don't like any material comforts, any material improvements. They want simply Kṛṣṇa. Akāmaḥ sarva-kāmo vā and mokṣa-kāma. Mokṣa-kāma means one who is disgusted with these material desires and aspires after something void, impersonal, or freedom from all these desires. Mokṣa-kāma.
So Bhāgavata says that either you are a person desiring unlimitedly or you have become free from all desires, or you are desiring liberation from this material conditional life, you please try to become Kṛṣṇa conscious. Your desires, whatever desires you may have, that will be fulfilled. That will be fulfilled. So this is referred. Akāmaḥ sarva-kāmo vā. So whatever desires you may have, if you become Kṛṣṇa conscious then your that desire will be fulfilled.
(Srila Prabhupada Lecture, Los Angeles, January 8, 1969)