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"He wanted this someone to see how much he hurt." - Jonathan Franzen

"People always wanted someone to blame, didn't they?" - Eileen Wilks

"I just decided I wanted to become someone else... So I became someone else." - Dusty Springfield

"I don't know if I wanted to top myself or if I just wanted someone to hug me." - Nigel Benn

"The enemy was anyone who was someone he wanted to be or who had anything he wanted to have." - Truman Capote

"I never wanted to be someone who's asking someone to put my work in their gallery. I wanted to be asked." - William Quigley

"I did get lost but I wanted someone to find me." - Sarra Manning

"I never tried to prove anything to someone else. I wanted to prove something to myself." - Kobe Bryant

"A champion is simply someone who did not give up when he wanted to." - Tom Landry

"I never wanted to be with someone who just hung around the house." - John Malkovich

"I wanted someone to love who would stay: stay and be there, always." - Audrey Niffenegger

"I always wanted the fairy tale, but now I want someone who is a great partner." - Maria Bello

"Weirdly, for someone who wanted to be funny, I didn't like a lot of attention." - Michael Keaton

"I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before." - Sidney Poitier

"I always wanted the fairy tale, but now I want someone who is a great partner." - Elisabeth Rohm

"Longing surged up within me. I wanted it. Oh God, I wanted it. I didn't want to hear Jerome chastise me for my "all lowlifes, all the time" seduction policy. I wanted to come home and tell someone about my day. I wanted to go out dancing on the weekends. I wanted to take vacations together. I wanted someone to hold me when I was upset, when the ups and downs of the world pushed me too far. I wanted someone to love." - Richelle Mead

"Maybe we all just wanted someone to believe in. That's all each of us wanted, and it should be so simple, but it never was simple." - Deb Caletti

"He wanted to hit something or someone. He wanted to burn up the whole world, heal it, and burn it down again." - Libba Bray

"I wanted to talk to someone. But who? It's moments like this, when you need someone the most, that your world seems smallest." - Rachel Cohn

"I wanted to seem completely invisible but whenever you're saying someone else's words and relaying the story of someone else's life, it's not you." - Uma Thurman

"I wanted to talk to someone. But who? It's moments like this, when you need someone the most, that your world seems smallest." - Rachel Cohn

"I was still searching for someone to blame for my suffering. I really wanted someone to transfer my hate to, so that I could stop hating myself." - Glenn Beck

"You could only save someone that wanted to be saved; otherwise, you'd be be dragged down for the count, too." - Jodi Picoult

"What she mostly wanted, he learned, was the same thing many people want-someone to notice she was there." - Mitch Albom

"I wanted only a familiar voice, someone who knew me. Not some earlier, larval version of myself. . ." - Jennifer Haigh

"An ancient dictum says that when Zeus wanted to destroy someone, he would first drive him mad." - Jean-Marie Le Pen

"Was true love when you wanted to slap someone and kiss him madly at the same time?" - Nancy Werlin

"This whole time, I wasn't waiting for something in particular. Just someone who wanted me. Not sex. But me." - Diana Peterfreund

"You could say anything you wanted to someone you thought you were never going to see again." - Cassandra Clare

"You could read Kant by yourself, if you wanted; but you must share a joke with someone else." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"she wanted to dance with someone who would embrace her in the way she dreamed of since adolescence." - Paulo Coelho

"You can read Kant by yourself, if you wanted to; but you must share a joke with someone else." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"It's not like I've wanted to go out and look for someone. I'm not really good at that." - Selena Gomez

"I always wanted to be an artist, but I didn't really know how someone could make a life out it." - Julie Mehretu

"I've always wanted to be someone with credibility, and I want my food to speak for myself." - Aarti Sequeira

"I once dated someone who worked at McDonald's. She came up and asked if I wanted a Big Mac." - John Stamos

"I grew up as a Christian. I suppose at some level I wanted to believe someone was watching over me." - Penn Jillette

"I'm very independent. I'm not sure how I'd deal with someone who wanted to be with me 24/7." - Diane Kruger

"An ancient dictum says that when Zeus wanted to destroy someone, he would first drive him mad." - Jeanmarie Le Pen

"If someone wanted to do a biopic about me, I would like for them to consult my family." - Andre Holland

"I was very similar at 19. I wanted something to happen in life, I wanted a bit more. I wanted to find someone who could challenge my ideas. So I definitely tapped into that." - Billie Piper

"The last thing I wanted was to be with someone who's the same age as me and wanted the limelight, wanted the attention. There's lots of girls out there who do." - Gareth Gates

"I always wanted to be someone in the entertainment industry. In my eighth grade slideshow, when everyone was like "show us what you want to be," everyone [said] doctor, lawyer, [but] mine literally said rapper. I wanted to be a musician, I wanted to be a superstar, I wanted to be on stage, I wanted to perform, I wanted to be in movies. But as you grow up, those dreams kind of fade away." - Lilly Singh

"I wanted it in the way you sometimes want to jump into very cold water, even though you know it won't feel good. I wanted to go numb. To see what it felt like to be someone else." - Brenna Yovanoff

"More than anything, all I have ever wanted is to be close to someone. More than anything, all I have ever wanted is to feel as if i wasn't alone." - James Frey

"I just want to be remembered as someone who wanted people to think free and wanted people to be free, whether it's at the end of the day, or at the end of the mortal coil." - Immortal Technique

"Talking won't change it. But sometimes it was what she wanted most, to tell someone; often, though, she just wanted to escape those horrid feelings, to escape herself, so there was no pain, no fear, no ugliness." - Melissa Marr

"When I wrote my book I wanted to love someone. I wanted to be in love. Now I know that I shall never be in love - and I no longer wish to be." - Mary Maclane

"I wanted to show America a different kind of man. If there was someone like me when I was growing up, my whole life would have been different." - Chaz Bono

"I do not need someone to complete me, but if you wanted to, we could walk next to each other into whatever is coming next." - Lorde

"She wanted nothing more than someone to miss, to touch, with whom to speak like a child, with whom to be a child." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Now you know how badly someone wanted you, Charley. Children forget that sometimes. They think of themselves as a burden instead of a wish granted." - Mitch Albom

"I'm known as a light artist. But rather than be someone who depicted light, or painted light in some way, I wanted to have the work be light." - James Turrell

"I wanted folks who glibly compared someone else to Hitler or to Nazis to think a bit harder about the Holocaust." - Mike Godwin

"She wanted him to tell her that when you love someone so hard and so fierce, it was all right to do things that you knew were wrong." - Jodi Picoult

"When I thought of Eric with someone else, I wanted to rip out all his beautiful blonde hair. By the roots. In clumps." - Charlaine Harris

"I always wanted to be a character actor. I love watching movies where you dont recognize someone because theyre so lost in the part." - Alison Elliott

"It was better to know what people were really like than put your trust in someone who just wanted to hurt you in the end." - Jennifer Estep

"When I took the pills, I wanted to kill someone I hated. I didn't know that other Veronikas existed inside me, Veronikas that I could love." - Paulo Coelho

"I was even a little glad that if it wasn't going to be me she wanted, it was going to be someone who really deserved her." - Cassandra Clare

"All any of us wanted, really, was to know that we counted. That someone else's life would not have been as rich without us here." - Jodi Picoult

"I came up in battling and just wanting to compete. Even if you had no real problem with someone, you just wanted to compete." - Joe Budden

"Like all who search for truth out of fear, I desperately wanted someone else to tell me exactly what to do." - Rachel Held Evans

"Smoking is the great romance of my lifetime. If I could find someone I wanted forty-five times a day, perhaps I could stop." - Fran Lebowitz

"A coach is someone who always makes you do what you don't want to do, so you can be who you've always wanted to be." - Leeman Bennett

"The love and attention you always thought you wanted from someone else is the love and attention you first need to give to yourself." - Bryant H Mcgill

"Good sex isn't just fun, it keeps us sane and happy. Having sex with someone makes us feel wanted, alive and potent." - Alain De Botton

"I had dreams once. Once I wanted to build the world's longest suspension bridge. But then I found out someone else had already done it." - Jack Handey

"I was in America, someone wanted a photo with me, I put my arm around her and she told me not to touch her." - Rupert Grint

"Above all, I wanted to be appreciated as a prima ballerina who happened to be a Native American, never as someone who was an American Indian ballerina," - Maria Tallchief

"I'm not sure if my parents had me because they loved me, or because they wanted someone to watch their other children." - Bill Cosby

"When I was younger, I never wanted to rehearse because I thought that someone would figure out I don't know what I'm doing." - William Fichtner

"I didn't want to feel such love for someone else. I still wanted to be the object of that tidal wave." - Michelle Huneven

"You are someone; that's enough. Everybody's feelings are ultimately the same. The desire to be special, to be wanted, to be seen. That's the same, too." - Eli Russell Linnetz

"Everyone wouldn't just accept that I wanted to be a fighter - because I wasn't someone that they envisioned could or would be a fighter." - Laila Ali

"I started singing when I was a teenager. I always wanted to write songs; I just didn't understand how someone could sing without writing their own songs." - Olivia Merilahti

"My least favorite photographer to have would be myself. Someone who wanted a career at National Geographic. Because it's almost mathematically impossible to achieve that." - Sam Abell

"I was even a little glad that if it was' going to be me she wanted, it was going to be someone who really deserved her." - Cassandra Clare

"My poor mom really wants me to meet someone. I think she wanted to believe the Ryan Gosling rumor more than anybody," - Michelle Williams

"I didn't want to hurt you," she blurted. "I never wanted to be someone you would regret. I'm not afraid for me. I'm afraid for you." - Susan Mallery

"He wanted to be a poet,' someone else put in while Maggie hugged Tim and patted his back. 'Said he'd only lacked the words to be one." - Nora Roberts

"Clearly it is better that, when someone is wanted by the international police, and this person travels, and a country knows about it, that country reports the fact." - Ricardo Lagos

"The Bible is clear that God considers 40 days a spiritually significant time period. Whenever God wanted to prepare someone for his purposes, he took 40 days..." - Rick Warren

"And Max, the king of all wild things, was lonely and wanted to be where someone loved him best of all." - Maurice Sendak

"There is no accounting for tastes, as the woman said when someone told her her son was wanted by the police." - Franklin P. Adams

"I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969." - Jilly Cooper

"I always wanted to be a character actor. I love watching movies where you don't recognize someone because they're so lost in the part." - Alison Elliott

"The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that way because someone wanted it to happen that way." - Thomas Sowell

"Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own." - Mother Teresa

"Someone who wanted to challenge Orthodoxy would not be able to locate a building to hold a protest march in front of. The faith is too diffused." - Frederica Mathewesgreen

"Before solar, before Sunrun, if consumers wanted electricity, there was a monopoly of someone who told you how much it costs." - Lynn Jurich

"I wanted to retain my individuality. I was afraid of being hampered by studio policies. I knew if someone else got control, I would be restrained." - Walt Disney

"I had turned down other head chef jobs. I didn't want to take over someone else's cuisine. I wanted to start from scratch." - Rene Redzepi

"I got a note from the stage manager one night that someone wanted to meet me. And it was Steven Spielberg." - Corey Reynolds

"I always knew I wanted a great man of God, someone who was going to be an inspiration for people and also be a lovely husband and father." - Katy Perry

"I started acting because I was miserable and crazy and wanted to be someone else, to run around and scream in front of people without getting in trouble." - Michael Shannon

"Well, you know, I'm quite a reluctant writer. I'm not someone who set out to be a writer or really wanted to be." - Jennifer Westfeldt

"I never thought about being the highest paid. I just wanted to be someone that people cared about watching, and I feel I'm a good actor." - Janmichael Vincent

"The Republican National Committee hired me, and they hired me because they wanted someone who could look members straight in the eye and tell them the truth." - Frank Luntz

"I would like to be remembered as someone who was not afraid to do what she wanted to do, and as someone who took risks along the way in order to achieve her goals." - Sally Ride

"Can you love someone you don't trust?" "Absolutely," he said. "I have a sister I wouldn't lend two copper lengths if I wanted them back. The problem with loving someone you don't trust is finding the right distance." - Daniel Abraham

"And then she told me she didn't want someone who needed her in order to be a better guy. She wanted someone who was better by himself, with or without her." - Tammara Webber

"And then she told me she did' want someone who needed her in order to be a better guy. She wanted someone who was better by himself, with or without her." - Tammara Webber

"I wanted to say goodbye to someone, and have someone say goodbye to me. The goodbyes we speak and the goodbyes we hear are the goodbyes that tell us we're still alive." - Stephen King

"I wanted to have a title that wasn't in English so that someone in France, for instance, could ask for 'dix-huit' or the someone in Japan could ask for 'juhachi.'" - Moby

"I like to be someone else. I like to be someone other than myself. I grew up watching movies and being a fan of what I'd seen portrayed in the movies, and I always wanted to do that one day." - Quinton Aaron

"I didn't want to do a zoo show. I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness. I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their life." - Daniel Craig

"I was raised to sense what someone wanted me to be and be that kind of person. It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes." - Sally Field

"I used to say that I wanted someone cute and nice, an actor too, so he'd get it. But now I think it would be good for me to date someone who's not in the business." - Selena Gomez

"but it wasn't just about my feelings. The more I got to know you, the more I was certain that you'd do whatever it took to provide for your family. That was important to me. You have to understand that back then, a lot of people our age wanted to change the world. Even though it's a noble idea, I knew I wanted something more traditional. I wanted a family like my parents had, and I wanted to concentrate on my little corner of the world. I wanted someone who wanted to marry a wife and a mother, and someone who would respect my choice." - Nicholas Sparks

"I wanted to write something in a voice that was unique to who I was. And I wanted something that was accessible to the person who works at Dunkin Donuts or who drives a bus, someone who comes home with their feet hurting like my father, someone whos busy and has too many children, like my mother." - Sandra Cisneros

"I love being an enigma. Every time I'm tempted to respond to someone who tries to put me in a box, politically - you know, someone who gets on the Internet and says, you're pro-gun, or you're anti-gun - I stop and say to myself, 'This is great; this is what I wanted. I wanted to be the guy you can't figure out.'" - Brad Paisley

"I wanted to write something in a voice that was unique to who I was. And I wanted something that was accessible to the person who works at Dunkin Donuts or who drives a bus, someone who comes home with their feet hurting like my father, someone who's busy and has too many children, like my mother." - Sandra Cisneros

"I wanted to hear what she was saying. I wanted to smell that burnt midnight again, I wanted to feel that wind. It was a secret wanting, like a song I couldn't stop humming, or loving someone I could never have. No matter where I went, my compass pointed west. I would always know what time it was in California." - Janet Fitch

"Our break-up had been a resounding anti-climax. I wanted to be wept over, bitterly. I wanted to be fought for. Mourned, or regretted just a little. I wanted to feel like I was someone who'd been worth having in the first place." - Catherine Sanderson

"This is what it feels like to care about someone who doesn't feel the same. I'd only known how it felt to love someone who loved me just as fiercely. I'd never known rejection. I'd never wanted someone who didn't want me. The longing didn't go away with rejection." - Abbi Glines

"If you want someone to show up and help you if something bad happens, you'd better tell someone where you're going. And of course I wanted someone to know - but I'd made a choice and it was a choice I was going to have to live with." - Aron Ralston

"I wanted to be self-sufficient, I wanted to take care of myself, and I wanted to learn. I wanted to travel, I wanted to see the world and have my eyes opened. I wanted to be consistently challenged, and I knew I needed to be creative in some way. When I got my job in a bar and I could pay for my tuition and go on auditions and sometimes get jobs that I loved and pay my rent, I knew that I would be all right. That's when my dreams came true, long before the telephone rang and someone said, 'Come and meet Tom Cruise'"." - Renee Zellweger

"To become an astronaut, someone has to have a dream of his own to do something that he or she has always wanted to do, then commit himself to making that dream come true." - Gene Cernan

"Writing songs is not something I wanted to share with people for a long time. It was precious to me. I didnt want someone to crush it. I waited until I felt strong enough to take the criticism." - Ray Lamontagne

"But isn't it likely that everyone in this world...has killed someone or other on their way to the top?...All I wanted was a chance to be a man-and for that, one murder is enough." - Aravind Adiga

"All I'd wanted for so long was for someone to explain everything that had happened to me in this same way. To label it neatly on a page: this leads to this leads to this." - Sarah Dessen

"During much of my life, I was anxious to be what someone else wanted me to be. Now I have given up that struggle. I am what I am." - Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth

"Three weeks ago one of my dreams came true. I finally got to see something I always wanted to witness live. I finally saw someone get hit by a car... Nailed!" - Dane Cook

"I rather doubt that life has a meaning. If I thought perhaps it did, and I wanted to find out what its meaning is, I don't imagine I'd ask someone whose credentials consist of a PhD in philosophy." - Jerry Fodor

"Is that what I wanted? To be in the middle of something complicated and dramatic? To be a cheerleader for someone else's romance? Or to have a romance of my own?" - Kate Klise

"I've been really happy just traveling and being Mrs. Johnny Cash all these years. But I'm also really happy and surprised that someone wanted me to make another album, and I'm real proud of what I've done." - June Carter Cash

"He would have liked to know that somebody wanted to keep him alive, that someone remembered him. He used to say that we exist as long as somebody remembers us." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"He watched through a crack inside just pretending to be dead he wanted to fix each pallbearer in his memory . . . it seems to me a telephone was installed in the coffin to someone yet again Stalin is sending his instructions." - Yevgeny Yevtushenko

"Working for with someone who has no idea what they wanted... it would just be so all over the place, especially with something on this scale. You have to know what you want with this." - Vanessa Hudgens

"It seemed really easy waving your hands around, it wouldn't make any difference if you were moving it left or right, but I wanted to do it realistically. I think you can tell if someone doesn't know what they're doing." - Freddie Highmore

"The way I go about choosing roles is basically by just trying to pick the complete opposite of the last thing I did, or if it has someone else who I really have wanted to work with." - Anne Hathaway

"The stigma of the prostitute is the badge of her identity. That is why the client goes to her. If he wanted someone without a stigma, he'd go and screw the lady next door." - Camille Paglia

"But when's the last time you took a chance? Or did' do what someone else expected of you? Or did something you really wanted to, even though you probably should' have?" - Jessi Kirby

"I kind of wanted someone to rearrange the stars so they spelled out his words. I needed them big and bright, and somewhere I could see then when things felt dark. I love you. And I'm so, so proud." - Kiera Cass

"The truth is, I've always been afraid of letting anyone get too close. I built a wall around me, a barricade to hide behind those few times someone wanted entry to my heart." - Ellen Hopkins

"He gave me something that day... something I wanted to protect. And when it was taken from me I learned how small I was. I vowed to never again care for someone so much, I couldn't bear to lose them." - Kazuya Minekura

"I was going with someone for a few years, but we broke up. It was one of those things. He wanted to get married, and I didn't want him to." - Rita Rudner

"I went in and, and, and I don't know if it was her room, don't know if it was his room, I don't, I just knew I wanted to go in there and, and hurt someone." - Tommy Lynn Sells

"As someone that was a good ambassador of a growing sport, that always wanted to fight the best fighters and always gave the fans the best he could give." - Fedor Emelianenko

"I realize I didn't like you. I just wanted to meet someone that understood me. I didn't know that you were speaking from the diary. I had mistaken it for love." - Jo Yoon-hee

"It is something that artists do all the time unconsciously, working in the style of someone they consider a great master. I just wanted to make that relationship literal." - Sherrie Levine

"Because what nobody ever understood is that I, too, wanted to be a somebody. But how do you go through life wanting to be a someone and not knowing how?" - Debbi Fields

"At the base of it was the urge, if you wanted to play football, to knock someone down, that was what the sport was all about, the will to win closely linked with contact." - George Plimpton

"Well I was born to run, to get ahead of the rest. And all that I wanted was to be the best Just to feel free and be someone I was born to be fast, I was born to run ." - Emmylou Harris

"Just say up on the hill is the meaning of life and someone knew it and they wanted everyone else to enjoy it. So they put a red vinyl sofa up there." - Melina Marchetta

"But when's the last time you took a chance? Or didn't do what someone else expected of you? Or did something you really wanted to, even though you probably shouldn't have?" - Jessi Kirby

"I don't know if I could kill someone with a frozen turkey because that is a lot of evidence to eat .... unless I found a whole room of people who also wanted that person dead." - Dane Cook

"I've always thought that if Israel really wanted to solve the problem, they'd just start tomorrow and push right to the Jordan River, and anything in their way goes. They don't need America or someone else to help" - Bruce Dern

"Everything I?d been taught about eluding someone came rushing back to my head. What I wanted to do more than anything was look around and see if I had a follower, but that would have definitely attracted attention." - Richelle Mead



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