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Wanting Another Life Quotes


"Always wanting another man than your own." - Thomas Hardy

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"There is no shame in being hungry for another person. There is no shame in wanting very much to share your life with somebody." - Augusten Burroughs

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

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

"Life: another day, another dolor." - Edward Abbey

"I couldn't even think about wanting to be something else; I wouldn't let myself visualize another life. But I wrote because I couldn't stop. It was a release, a mental exercise, a way of keeping sane." - Jay-Z

"...wanting things for the wrong reasons can turn anyone's life into a marshmallow on a stick over a hot fire: impossibly messy and eventually consumed, one way or another." - Deb Caletti

"It's become another dimension to who I am. I don't think Sports Illustrated is going to be wanting me. But who cares? I'm at a different place in my life." - Cindy Crawford

"Prayer is life passionately wanting, wishing, desiring God's triumph." - G. Campbell Morgan

"You can ruin your life wanting to be an actor." - Bill Nighy

"Was there any human urge more pitiful-or more intense- than wanting another chance at something?" - Joe Hill

"No longer wanting to be a man...dreaming of another form of failure." - Emil Cioran

"Death is another life." - Philip James Bailey

"Desire is life trying to continue to be life. All living things desire... Life is wanting." - Kim Stanley

"Compassion is the wish for another being to be free from suffering; love is wanting them to have happiness." - Dalai Lama

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

"I think the spirit of America, one American wanting to make another American's life better, or internationally our desire to see countries do better, or people in countries do better, coming from this concept of volunteerism is a very valid and important part of our internal being." - George H W Bush

"One of the first signs of the beginnings of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate." - Franz Kafka

"Movie acting is a great job for your twenties: You travel all over, you have affairs with people, and you throw yourself into one part and then another. It gets more challenging as you get older, and it's not just having a daughter, it's wanting to have your own life and be yourself." - Helen Hunt

"I think some people had, probably, a time in their life where they were good at two things and they had to make a big decision. For me, it was never like that - I just skied every day of my life and kind of made the right steps in the right direction, and so there wasn't really a choice of like, "What should I do?" I remember when I was like 10 years old, I was just wanting to be in the Olympics and wanting to compete in the World Cup, and there was never another choice in my head." - Resi Stiegler

"Many of you would like to take evil and step on it, destroying it like you would a bug. Squish, smash! Begone into another reality! This practice of eliminating human life because it is perceived as evil does you no good. In the end your history and experience are filled with war of one kind or another; humans fighting one another for the right to speak their truth and share their perception.And one human or another is always wanting to suppress someone else's ideas, someone else's thinking." - Barbara Marciniak

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

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

"You don't come into this life wanting to be anything other than happy." - Demi Moore

"Life is not having, it's wanting. Life is not taking, it's giving. Life is not dying, it's living." - Heather Dorff

"The way that I feel about my Jewish identity has been really radically changed by events in life. Like, becoming a writer is one. Having children is another. And getting older and watching, you know, my parents and grandparents get older has been another, the seasons of - being witness to the seasons of life and wanting to have some kind of infrastructure to deal with it, to cope with them. Ritual has become more important to me as I've gotten older. It's not always religious ritual, but it often borrows from Judaism." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Are you one of those people who says on a first date, 'I'm really not in a hurry to meet somebody, I figure if it happens, it happens'? Because those are the most desperate people of all. I'm just saying this so that if you are this person, you aren't hiding it from anybody. There is no shame in being hungry for another person. There is no shame in wanting very much to share your life with somebody." - Augusten Burroughs

"A miracle happened: another day of life." - Paulo Coelho

"Life is one darn thing after another." - Calvin Coolidge

"Life with another person is always difficult." - Yoko Ono

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

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

"The whole world is being 'deculturalized' into a uniform 'Coca-Cola society,' wanting and needing an American way of life." - Helen Caldicott

"When you discover that all happiness is inside you, the wanting and needing are over, and life gets very exciting." - Byron Katie

"The state of life is most happy where superfluities are not required and necessities are not wanting." - Plutarch

"That state of life is most happy where superfluities are not required and necessaries are not wanting." - Plutarch

"It was the kiss by which all the others of his life would be judged and found wanting." - Stephen King

"I've always wanted to do right in life. But the wanting and the doing aren't quite the same thing." - Mark Wahlberg

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning." - Robert Burton

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

"Changing someone's life is not the best, is not wanting to change the other life. It is being who you are that changes another's life. Do you understand?" - Juliette Binoche

"She was tired of everyone wanting to go to heaven, nobody wanting to die. The only thing worth grieving over, she said, was that sometimes there was more beauty in this life than the world could bear." - Colum Mccann

"I was a very driven person, wanting to help and to do good, hopefully to write and teach in a meaningful way - wanting to make change. And I discovered humbly that life was changing me." - Mark Nepo

"Prayer is life passionately wanting, wishing, desiring God's triumph. Prayer is life striving and toiling everywhere and always for that ultimate victory." - G. Campbell Morgan

"Nobody has a perfect life and it's entirely possible that if you want someone else's life they are busy wanting someone else's too-maybe even yours." - Joyce Meyer

"Wanting the best that life has to offer is so nice. Working for the best that life has to offer is greater." - Jon Jones

"In life, in true life, there can be nothing better than what is. Wanting something different than what is, is blasphemy." - Leo Tolstoy

". . . hell is wanting to be somewhere different from where you are. Being one place and wanting to be somewhere else . . . . Wanting life to be different from what it is. That's also called leaving without leaving. Dying before you die. It's as if there is a part of you that so rails against being shattered by love that you shatter yourself first." - Geneen Roth

"One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one willl only in time come to hate. In this there is also a residue of belief that during the move the master will chance to come along the corridor, look at the prisoner and say: "This man is not to be locked up again, He is to come with me." - Franz Kafka

"Crisis and my experience of Punk Rock in Britain/Europe was anything and everything but "fun" and this sort of idea comes from people who were either not there at the time, or were and have an axe of some kind or another to grind about their own experiences with Crisis. The years between 1977 and 1980 were some of the hardest of my Life and they certainly contributed to Tony and I wanting to destroy the group in 1980 and head for sunnier pastures artistically, culturally, and whatever else we could find." - Douglas Pearce

"I just don't think that being unable to forgive someone is the most healing move. It can be, and I've had times in my life when I thought I would be better off without the drama that another person was bringing to me, but cutting someone out isn't always the answer. I know someone who cut her mother out and it didn't magically heal her. She's still haunted. It's not as if you can wipe clean all of your memories of having a mother, or wanting or needing one." - Nicole Georges

"That is another chamber of my heart that shows no electrical activity - the chamber that used to flicker into life when I saw a film that moved me, or read a book that inspired me, or listened to music that made me want to cry. I closed that chamber myself, for all the usual reasons. And now I seem to have made a pact with some philistine devil: if I don't attempt to re-open it, I will be allowed just enough energy and optimism to get through a working day without wanting to hang myself." - Nick Hornby

"What is commonly called 'falling in love' is in most cases an intensification of egoic wanting and needing. You become addicted to another person, or rather to your image of that person. It has nothing to do with true love, which contains no wanting whatsoever." - Eckhart Tolle

"But in another world, another life, probably growing up in another country, I might have been more of a dancer." - Hugh Jackman

"Man is a wanting animal - as soon as one of his needs is satisfied, another appears in its place. This process is unending. It continues from birth to death." - Douglas McGregor

"A relieved grin filled up Thorne's face. "We're having another moment, aren't we?" "If by a moment, you mean me not wanting to strangle you for the first time since we met, then I guess we are." - Marissa Meyer

"Every note leaves in each of us a memory, but it is the melody as a whole that tells a story, the story of someone wanting to get closer to another person and who keeps on trying, despite repeated rejections." - Paulo Coelho

"A relieved grin filled up Thorne's face. "We"re having another moment, are' we?" "If by a moment, you mean me not wanting to strangle you for the first time since we met, then I guess we are." - Marissa Meyer

"One repressive state after another has had to face the dilemma of wanting abundant Internet for economic advancement, while ruing the ways in which its citizens can become empowered to express themselves fearlessly." - Jonathan Zittrain

"I can remember running around at the age of 3, wanting to play golf, cricket and football. I was always active, one way or another, driving my parents mad." - Ian Botham

"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days." - Sylvia Plath

"I never knew anything other than wanting to be an entrepreneur. I tried my first business when I was 6 years old, and I started another business when I was 8. I don't think I knew anything besides that." - Daymond John

"Life is like a great jazz riff. You sense the end the very moment you were wanting it to go on forever." - Sheila Ballantyne

"There's no greater sign of being a poor philosopher and wise man than wanting all of life to be wise and philosophical." - Giacomo Leopardi

"I shall do one thing in this life-one thing certain-this is, love you, and long of you, and keep wanting you till I die." - Thomas Hardy

"I come from a show-business family, so wanting to become an actor never crossed my mind. It was just a part of my life." - Christopher Walken

"I think I just have a problem generally in life of wanting more of everything - more emotion, more drama, more glitz." - Florence Welch

"To actually feel like you've done something good with your life and you're useful to others is what I was always wanting, and was always looking for." - Angelina Jolie

"Little would be wanting to the happiness of life, if every man could conform to the right as soon as he was shown it." - Samuel Johnson

"We'd even devised the Buffy scale of life relationships: you start off wanting Xander, spend your twenties going out with Spike and setttle down with giles." - Jenny Colgan

"Selfishness is not living your life as you wish to live it. Selfishness is wanting others to live their lives as you wish them to." - Oscar Wilde

"I think that's part of people wanting a wholesome life, to surround yourself with farm animals and fields. That's sort of an American ideal." - Novella Carpenter

"I felt sure about wanting to look at a person's life that had been limited or damaged, but not necessarily ennobled, by loss." - Leni Zumas

"The only ambition I ever had going into and committing to wanting to be an actor was to live my life." - Harrison Ford

"The mark of a good party is that you wake up the next morning wanting to change your name and start a new life in a different city." - Vance Bourjaily

"Not wanting to give everyone in your life one of your kidneys is not the same thing as hoping they die of kidney failure." - Mallory Ortberg

"God is wanting you to give Him the despised, the humdrum things in your life - like feet - and let Him make them beautiful." - Robert Pierce

"We had to make ends meet. My parents were divorced, so my father wasn't really in my life. We grew up like most kids, just wanting things." - Jeffrey Donovan

"We need to stop apologizing for celebrating life. We need to stop apologizing for wanting to protect an individual's right to build a business." - Rick Perry

"I love acting and really taking on another person, another life." - Christopher Gorham

"In another life - and as I like to say, another body - I used to teach aerobics." - Megyn Kelly

"You don't get another chance, life is no Nintendo game." - Eminem

"In another life, I would be your belle" - Katy Perry

"Spirituality doesn't exist on another level different from ordinary life." - Chogyam Trungpa

"Don't judge me, you could be me in another life." - Sting

"Spirituality does' exist on another level different from ordinary life." - Chogyam Trungpa

"I am just another insect on the windshield of life." - Don Mashak

"I will write my way into another life." - Ann Patchett

"Sometimes that's all life is... One desperate act after another." - Terry Goodkind

"I couldnt imagine living my life with another name." - Pete Postlethwaite

"Life is a process of one goneness after another." - Russell Hoban

"Life is not just one dark moment after another." - Alexis Denisof

"Life is just one darn thing after another." - Proverbs

"Life is simply one damned thing after another." - Elbert Hubbard

"Life is just one damn thing after another." - Elbert Hubbard

"You can't just sing the song and live another life." - Ice T

"Another man whose social life has ruined him." - Dashiell Hammett

"I think I was a nomad in another life." - Donna Karan

"Life is but a moment, death also is but another." - Robert H Schuller

"Certain things give you another perspective in life." - Jose Carreras

"I couldn't imagine living my life with another name." - Pete Postlethwaite

"In another life, I could be a personal shopper." - Jane Rosenthal

"That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another." - Charles M Schulz

"Taking the life of another is always a moral crime." - Angelo Scola

"To live another person's life is quite a weird thing." - Simon Callow

"Life is just one damned thing after another." - Elbert Hubbard

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

"I think positivity also brings determination and wanting to explore more and wanting to do more with your life. Because if you come to that point of having to think about your life in that way you don't want it to be negative." - John Newman

"There was a combination of not wanting to look a gift horse in the mouth, but also really not wanting to be stuck in Lord of the Rings for the rest of my life, and being desperate to kind of make sure that I could do something else with my life." - Sean Astin

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"People read vampire novels and say, Oh I want to read another vampire novel. People read fantasy, and theyre like, Oh I love fantasy. I dont know that people are necessarily finishing Hunger Games and immediately wanting to read another dystopian tale." - David Levithan

"There is something I keep wanting to say about reading short stories. I am doing it now, because I many never have another occasion. Stories are not chapters of novels. They should not be read one after another, as if they were meant to follow along. Read one. Shut the book. Read something else. Come back later. Stories can wait." - Mavis Gallant

"People read vampire novels and say, 'Oh I want to read another vampire novel.' People read fantasy, and they're like, 'Oh I love fantasy.' I don't know that people are necessarily finishing 'Hunger Games' and immediately wanting to read another dystopian tale." - David Levithan

"If what a person wants is his life, he tends to be quiet about wanting anything else. Once the life begins to seem secure, one feels the freedom to complain." - Ann Patchett

"I love Saturday nights with my best friend and a big bowl of pasta, wanting a good scare, something that will say, 'Listen, your life is not as bad as this. Your life can be so much worse'." - Vera Farmiga

"I love Saturday nights with my best friend and a big bowl of pasta, wanting a good scare, something that will say, 'Listen, your life is not as bad as this. Your life can be so much worse.'" - Vera Farmiga

"While I gave up God a long time ago, I never shook the habit of wanting to believe in something. So I replaced my creed of everlasting life with life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." - Sarah Vowell

"To you, Mom and Dad, and to all the moms and dads and families and faithful people everywhere, I thank you for sacrificing for your children, and for other people's children, for wanting so much to give them advantages you never had, for wanting so much to give them the happiest life you could provide" - Jeffrey R. Holland

"The Lord has been there from wanting to be a momma, to having a wonderful childhood life and dreaming of having a good motherhood as a child; always wanting to meet a good old country boy and having someone to love as much as I love my husband Roland and having a little boy that is a mixture of the both of us." - Ashton Shepherd

"I booked my first studio at like 12 or 13. Somewhere in that season of my life, singing along with the radio became me wanting to be on radio, you know. And writing Langston Hughes replica poems became me wanting to write like Stevie Wonder." - Frank Ocean

"She saw herself moving through another life, an exotic, difficult, satisfying life." - Kim Edwards

"Love - this is the essence of life. But you will not give your life to another." - Ruslana Korshunova

"I breathe in slowly. Food is life. I exhale, take another breath. Food is life." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"One way or another, a life without conscience is a failed life." - Martha Stout

"Another person's life is that person's life. You can't take responsibility." - Haruki Murakami

"I would rather live my life than watch another person's life on TV." - Anonymous

"Don't live life like it's another day, but live life like it's your last day." - Anthony Liccione

"No one spiritual path is better than another, although one may accept the universe's role in life more than another." - Meredith L. Young-Sowers

"Realise when you are 'middle aged' you have a chance for a whole second career, another love, another life." - Sharon Stone

"Then also pretexts for seizing property are never wanting, and one who begins to live by rapine will always find some reason for taking the goods of others, whereas causes for taking life are rarer and more quickly destroyed." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"The entire life of the personal ego is continually in the grip of wanting, i. e., an attempt to seek fulfilment of desires through things that change and vanish. But there can be no real fulfilment through the transient things" - Meher Baba

"The secret to changing your life is in your intentions. Wishing, hoping and goal setting cannot accomplish change without intention. What is needed is a shift from the inert energy of wanting to the active energy of doing and intention." - Wayne Dyer

"Having room to run and having just the space to use your imagination and create stories out of everyday life, I think that had a lot to do with me wanting write. And write songs" - Taylor Swift

"Wanting someone so much that his very presence takes your breath away is one of the most thrilling happenings in life. Not getting him in no way diminishes this." - Perry Brass

"Think of your moods as a thermometer that takes the temperature of your life, if you just want to be happy all the time, it's like wanting to break your thermometer." - Robert Biswas-Diener

"Jesus Christ has taken the lead on the way of the cross. He has suffered first. He does not drive us toward suffering but shares it with us, wanting us to have life and to have it in abundance." - Pope John Paul Ii

"I had my chance.' He said it, retiring from a lifetime of wanting. 'I had my chance, and sometimes in life, there are no second chances. You look at what you have, not what you miss, and you move forward." - Jamie Ford

"Songwriting is the way of perpetual want. Songwriters are the blessed/cursed people. You will never have a moment's peace in your life. You will always be wanting the next song." - Jon Stewart

"I see several animals that live so entire and perfect a life, some without sight, others without hearing: who knows whether to us also one, two, or three, or many other senses, may not be wanting?" - Michel De Montaigne

"To everyone wanting a safe, untroubled, comfortable life free from danger, stay away from Jesus. The danger in our lives will always increase in proportion to the depth of our relationship with Christ." - David Platt

"The greatest danger in life is not taking chances. There are so many negative people wanting to grind you down, but you can't let them. If people say you are mad, you know you're on the right track." - Brian Blessed

"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

"So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays, hearing, thinking, writing on what pleased me best. I have wanted only one thing to make me happy, but wanting that have wanted everything." - William Hazlitt

"Is it easier for a man to live his life again as a fish, than to accept the wonder of being human? So alone, so frightened, so wanting for what we are afraid to give tongue to." - Richard Flanagan

"I don't think we ever really live in the present; instead, we're either just this side of the past or future, wavering anxiously between anticipation and recollection. That's where I lived my life, always wanting, longing, wishing." - Jonathan Hull

"What the spiritual journey is all about is uniting our will with God's will, wanting what He wants, loving what He loves, living a life that in all its aspects honors Him and gives Him glory." - Ralph Martin

"There is nothing wrong in wanting to get rich. The desire for riches is really the desire for a richer, fuller, and more abundant life, and that desire is praise worthy." - Wallace D. Wattles



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