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Not Wanting To Study Quotes


"I would live to study, not study to live." - Francis Bacon

"I would live to study, and not study to live." - Francis Bacon

"There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live," - Marilyn Manson

"I had spent my entire career not wanting to talk about weight, not wanting to deal with it, wanting to be an actor first." - Sara Rue

"To him that will, waies are not wanting." - George Herbert

"Faith means not wanting to know what is true." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Not wanting to die was another universal constant, it seemed." - Robert J. Sawyer

"Winning is not everything but wanting to win is." - Vincent Thomas

"Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others." - Gerald Jampolsky

"Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is." - Vince Lombardi

"Impatience is not wanting to understand that you don't understand." - James Richardson

"Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them." - Carlo Goldoni

"I can't ever remember not wanting to be a scientist." - Steve Squyres

"Grief is love not wanting to let go." - Earl A Grollman

"I can't ever remember not wanting to be a scientist." - Steven Squyres

"Faith: not wanting to know what is true." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." - Confucius

"Not only do you want to leave the audience wanting more, you want to leave yourself wanting more." - Carole King

"The purpose of studying Buddhism is not to study Buddhism, but to study ourselves." - Shunryu Suzuki

"This familiarity with a respected physician and my appreciation of his work, or the tragedy I experienced with the long, tormented agony and death of my mother might have influenced me in wanting to study medicine. It was not the case." - Albert Claude

"Study nature not books" - Louis Agassiz

"Study nature, not books." - Louis Agassiz

"Study men, not historians." - Harry S Truman

"I study nature so as not to do foolish things." - Mary Ruefle

"I wanted to make noise, not study theory." - James Hetfield

"Hollywood used to look at Asian actors as the bad boys, the delivery boys, whatever. But now, they are starting to see beyond that; they're starting to see Asian actors as human beings and casting them in better roles. So I always tell Asian actors, especially Filipinos wanting to break into Hollywood, to study, study and study and show their best." - Reggie Lee

"I always tell Asian actors, especially Filipinos wanting to break into Hollywood, to study, study and study and show their best. I haven't stopped studying. There's an abundance of roles, and all you have to do is prove to them that you are good for the role." - Reggie Lee

"Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis." - Michael Bloomberg

"To study history is to study literature." - Robert Aris Willmott

"It occurred to me then that a lot of life was either about wanting and not having, or having and not wanting." - Deb Caletti

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"I think that's all a form of wanting to let go, of wanting to get out... It's not something easily described or understood." - Marilyn Manson

"Frankenstein can be a metaphor for abandonment, or wanting to be accepted for who you are, or not liking who you are and wanting to actually change that." - Kevin Grevioux

"[My work is] maybe about me maybe not wanting to be me and wanting to be all these other characters. Or at least try them on." - Cindy Sherman

"It's weak and despicable to go on wanting things and not trying to get them." - Marion Milner

"Wanting to work is a luxury; having to work is not." - Steve Guttenberg

"For every person wishing to teach there are thirty not wanting to be taught." - W. C. Sellar

"Not wanting to disappoint is what pushed me to be successful." - Jerry Rice

"I can't even remember not wanting to go to film school." - Danny Mcbride

"Hope is wanting something so eagerly that-in spite of all the evidence that you're not going to get it-you go right on wanting it." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Only yesterday a young woman came to me wanting a trap set for a man with a sweet smile and lithe arms. She was a fool, not for wanting him, but for wanting more of him than that." - Patricia A. McKillip

"I don't blame folks for not wanting to put me in their movies or whatever." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"I'm not going to feel guilty for wanting the things that everyone wants." - Carolyn Parkhurst

"Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it." - Khalil Gibran

"Those wanting to improve democracy in their countries should not wait for permission." - Bulent Ecevit

"wanting what you could not have led to misery and madness" - Cassandra Clare

"It's not so much wanting to die, but controlling that moment, choosing your own way." - Gg Allin

"Formula One is not just multinationals. It's also about national players wanting to get global coverage." - Martin Sorrell

"A reporter is never put off by somebody not wanting to be interviewed." - Nat Hentoff

"Wanting to be someone you're not is a waste of the person you are." - Kurt Cobain

"It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music." - Barry Gibb

"I've spent my life navigating through sensitive issues. Not wanting to upset people." - Barry Mcguigan

"People say it's not ambitious, but it is actually quite ambitious wanting to help people." - Prince William

"Satanism demands study, not worship!" - Anton Szandor LaVey

"If you're not popular, then everyone is not wanting anything to do with you, or not answering the phone." - Hilary Duff

"I don't know that I ever wanted greatness, on its own. It seems rather like wanting to be an engineer, rather than wanting to design something-or wanting to be a writer, rather than wanting to write. It should be a by-product, not a thing in itself. Otherwise, it's just an ego trip." - Roger Zelazny

"One must not be negligent in learning. In the Lun Yu it says: "To study and not to think is darkness. To think without study is dangerous."" - Takeda Nobushige

"To study the phenomenon of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all." - William Osler

"To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all." - William Osler

"When I was a child I experienced moments of not wanting to see the ugliness, not wanting to see not being wanted. This lack of love went into my eyes and into my mind." - John Lennon

"Reality is what we want it to be or what we do not want it to be, but it is not our wanting or our not wanting that makes it so." - Randall Jarrell

"To study is not to consume ideas, but to create and re-create them." - Paulo Freire

"Thy thoughts to nobler meditations give, And study how to die, not how to live." - George Lansdowne

"I went to college to play football, not to study it." - Art Donovan

"The establishment isn't new. The establishment not wanting outsiders, not wanting conservatives, isn't anything new." - Rush Limbaugh

"If you want to preserve your virginity, it's about not wanting to belong to the human species." - Catherine Breillat

"To me, I definitely stand in the corner of wanting to give voice to the bullied, and not the bully." - Mike White

"I call a lie: wanting not to see something one does see, wanting not to see something as one sees it... The most common lie is the lie one tells to oneself; lying to others is relatively the exception." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"A lot of the stories are internal. They leak it to me wanting to get attention, wanting to get that headline. More times than not, I will not give it to them." - Matt Drudge

"Americans are in a cycle of fear which leads to people not wanting to spend and not wanting to make investments, and that leads to more fear. We'll break out of it. It takes time." - Warren Buffett

"Not wanting to see, not wanting to be in touch with one's experience is something akin to cognitive laziness, an eclipse of the experiencer or inner witnessing in the person." - Claudio Naranjo

"We study history not to be clever in another time, but to be wise always." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The proper study of a wise man is not how to die but how to live." - Baruch Spinoza

"The Spirit is not given to make Bible study needless, but to make it effective." - J I Packer

"The main thing is not a matter of wanting to win; the main thing is being scared to lose." - Billie Jean King

"November Rain is a song about not wanting to be in a state of having to deal with unrequited love." - Axl Rose

"I just always wanted to be an actor. I don't remember ever not wanting to be an actor." - Bridget Regan

"People ask without wanting to know." - Barbara Kingsolver

"He killed himself for wanting to live." - Markus Zusak

"Nothing wrong with wanting to go home." - Stephon Marbury

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Love is wanting others to be happy." - Dalai Lama

"I started out wanting to coach football." - Lee Majors

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition." - Brenda Blethyn

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is." - Catfish Hunter

"To study Buddhism is to study ourselves. To study ourselves is to forget ourselves." - Dogen

"women are scolded both for being mothers and for not being mothers, for wanting to eat their cake and have it too, and for not wanting to eat their cake and have it too ..." - Margaret Mead

"Study the historian before you begin to study the facts." - Edward Hallett Carr

"The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth." - Walter Lippmann

"We cannot understand without wanting to understand, that is, without wanting to let something be said...Understanding does not occur when we try to intercept what someone wants to say to us by claiming we already know it." - Hans-Georg Gadamer

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Our success and happiness depends not on simply knowing where we stand, but in where we are wanting to go." - Bill Crawford

"Art is whether or not there is a scream in him wanting to get out in a special way." - Chaim Potok

"I knew those feelings of wanting to be with another brother were not dead; they were just asleep." - J. L. King

"..people (in Minnesota) avoid stupidity when possible, not wanting to be a $10 haircut on a 50 cent head." - Garrison Keillor

"You must love your work and not always be looking over the edge of it wanting your play to begin." - George Eliot

"In America, the distance between wanting something and having it delivered to your living room is not terribly great." - Gary Shteyngart

"Wanting him to come back before anyone notices part of the world has not moved since he left." - Brian Andreas

"How wonderful to go beyond wanting and fearing in your relationships. Love does not want or fear anything." - Eckhart Tolle

"The secret to happiness, of course, is not getting what you want; it's wanting what you get," - Alex Trebek

"Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore." - J K Rowling

"The secret to happiness, of course, is not getting what you want; it's wanting what you get," - Alex Trebek

"I didn't grow up really wanting to be an actor. I don't remember ever not being an actor." - Jodie Foster

"Probably, on some subconscious level, I was motivated by not wanting to spoon-feed any similar flavors." - Feist

"I go into every film not just wanting to play the hot girl in the movie. It kills me." - Elisha Cuthbert

"I admire Mark Zuckerberg... for not selling out, for wanting to make a company. I admire that a lot." - Steve Jobs

"I can't imagine anybody not wanting to make sure that noncitizens don't dilute legitimate U.S. citizens' vote." - Rick Scott

"When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well, because I kept wanting to write books." - Elizabeth Moon

"We have to study with our warm heart, not just with our brain." - Shunryu Suzuki

"Whether I went to school or not, I would always study." - RZA

"Do not think that you are too busy to study the gospel." - M Russell Ballard

"It's a shame to be called "educated" those who do not study the ancient Greek writers." - Francois Rabelais

"To study and at times practice what one has learned, is this not a pleasure?" - Confucius

"Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!" - Les Brown

"Traditionalists often study what is taught, not what there is to create." - Ed Parker

"My father would not pay for me to study anything but engineering or math in college." - Teri Hatcher

"The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance." - Don Herold

"Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man." - Alexander Pope

"I want to draw and study a few things closely by feeling, not thinking." - Marion Milner

"I do not read the ancient languages, but I am beginning to study Greek." - Anne Rice

"I know how men think when they're not responding to questions in a clinical study." - Steve Harvey

"Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone." - Craig Thompson

"My biggest mistake: not wanting to help myself into thinking I am happy, that change would come about without really trying to change, or wanting to change. Procrastinating about changing. I do want to change." - Beatrice Sparks

"The Boov frowned. 'Everybodies always is wanting to make a clone for to doing their work. If you are not wanting to do your work, why would a clone of you want to do your work?" - Adam Rex

"All these questions about do you want to be king? It's not a question of wanting to be, it's something I was born into and it's my duty. . . . Wanting is not the right word. But those stories about me not wanting to be king are all wrong." - Prince William

"Style comes from knowing who you are and who you want to be in the world; it does not come from wanting to be somebody else, or wanting to be thinner, shorter, taller, prettier." - Nina Garcia

"It's like avoidance behavior in therapy-wanting to share the gossip but not wanting to deal with the real, more painful issues. Of course we want to avoid the pain. But by doing so, we inevitably cause more of it." - Marianne Williamson

"I have quite a strong sense of wanting to sort of, wanting to help others. I'm not claiming I'm a saint, but I have a genuine, genuine belief in trying to help others." - John Key

"I've been singing since I was 16 because I love it - I wanted to be a singer, not a star. There's a difference between wanting to be famous and wanting to sing well." - Bonnie Tyler

"Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally." - George S Patton

"I think of myself as unconventional. I maybe always had a problem with authority, like a stubbornness about what's expected - despite wanting to get some recognition through performing - but also not always wanting to do the expected thing." - Kim Gordon

"That's the beauty about love. It's not about give-and-take - it's about feeling safe in one's needs - wanting to be looked after as much as wanting to look after." - Freya North

"I feel like I walk a very fine line between wanting someone to be open and vulnerable and honest with me and the listeners, but not wanting anyone to ever feel like I'm exploiting them." - Alison Rosen

"I think of myself as unconventional, I guess. I maybe always had a problem with authority, like a stubbornness about what's expected - despite wanting to get some recognition through performing - but also not always wanting to do the expected thing." - Kim Gordon

"I believe in the importance of individuality, but in the midst of grief I also find myself wanting connection - wanting to be reminded that the sadness I feel is not just mine but ours." - Meghan Orourke

"I believe in the importance of individuality, but in the midst of grief I also find myself wanting connection - wanting to be reminded that the sadness I feel is not just mine but ours." - Meghan O'Rourke

"[On men:] I'm torn between wanting to have one and wanting to be one." - Cathy Guisewite

"You can't criticize people for wanting to have a decent life or wanting to live decently." - Angela Davis

"Rock stars wanting to write is even worse than wanting to act in movies, right?" - Evan Dando

"Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different." - Blake Lively

"Wanting to be a screenwriter is like wanting to be a co-pilot." - Marshall Brickman

"Whenever you start-give it your best. The opportunities are there to be anything you want to be. But wanting to be someone isn't enough; dreaming about it isn't enough; thinking about it isn't enough. You've got to study for it, work for it, fight for it with all your heart and soul, because nobody is going to hand it to you." - Colin Powell

"If you're trying to learn how to act from a class, you're analyzing the teachers' movements and their intricacies, and it becomes like a pantomime of you wanting to be them, and that's wrong. Literature is an easier way to study acting, because then you can take any kind of spin. It's your own imagination, and your own version of it." - Shia Labeouf

"Much thought has at its root a dissatisfaction with what is. Wanting is the urge for the next moment to contain what this moment does not. When there is wanting in the mind, that moment feels incomplete. Wanting is seeing elsewhere. Completeness is being right here." - Stephen Levine

"You have to have students wanting to take the courses, otherwise you're not going, they're not going to be very effective." - Louis Menand

"I'd just like to be able to walk outside as everyone does and enjoy time with my friends, not feel bad for not wanting to take a picture." - Liam Payne

"Although you hadn't asked why, it had less to do with you not noticing than with you not wanting to hear the answer." - Jodi Picoult

"Loss is not as bad as wanting more." - Laozi



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