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Wanting Different Things Quotes


"Wanting and needing are two different things." - Richelle Mead

"Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are." - Allan Lokos

"Maybe I've been wanting the wrong things." - Adam Gidwitz

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

"You start wanting to see a different place every day." - Shannon Hoon

"When we make records, it's hard to pinpoint one thing that inspires a record. It's usually a number of different things that lead to inspiration or wanting to write something down and share it with someone." - Brandon Boyd

"The people have allowed me to - they've respected my choice of wanting to be like, a little, you know, a baby alchemist, and just trying to mix different cultures together and things that I think are interesting." - Pharrell Williams

"Everybody has their own ways of wanting to do things." - Kevin Drew

"Hegel seems to me to be always wanting to say that things which look different are really the same. Whereas my interest is in showing that things which look the same are really different. I was thinking of using as a motto for my book a quotation from King Lear: 'I'll teach you differences'. ... 'You'd be surprised' wouldn't be a bad motto either." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Everyone sees different things." - Dennis Lehane

"Beautiful things are different." - Guido Palau

"Personality is like a charioteer with two headstrong horses, each wanting to go in different directions." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Hell is wanting to be somewhere different from where you are." - Geneen Roth

"Every city and country just has a different reason for wanting to host the [Olympic] games." - Gary Hustwit

"You should do what you want, but I think you should also consider wanting something different." - Amy Dickinson

"Different people have different ways of doing things. For me, becoming a songwriter first and falling in love with the Nashville songwriting community and the process of songs and getting better and putting more in what I wanted to say, was absolutely vital in me even wanting to be an artist." - Kacey Musgraves

"Things aren't different. Things are things." - William Gibson

"Love meant different things to different people." - Nora Roberts

"Always do something different. Always different things." - Josh Lucas

"I always had all of these childhood fantasies about wanting to invent things, like a spaceship or a time machine. And everyone's imagined what it would be like to go back in time and change things, to see what would happen if you had a different life. 'Back to the Future' fulfills all of those daydreams. It's the perfect movie." - Sasha Grey

"Hegel seems to me to be always wanting to say that things which look different are really the same. Whereas my interest is in showing that things which look the same are really different. I was thinking of using as a motto for my book a quotation from King Lear: 'I"ll teach you differences'. ... 'You"d be surprised' would' be a bad motto either." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"I do seem to work in a lot of different mediums, which means it keeps things fresh and sparks interest in me. Fame and fortune is fairly irrelevant to me. It's nice because it gives creative freedom. But just wanting to be famous is ridiculous because it's so vacuous. So, I get offered lots of different things and if they spark my interest, I'll try and do them because they form part of a wider creative circle." - David Essex

"It's an attitude that has to do with curiosity, with wanting to know about things, wanting to be able to influence things, and wanting to be able to influence them in a way that's worthwhile" - Richard Bandler

"I love writing different things." - Anthony Horowitz

"Everybody gets inspired by different things. I grew up wanting to go up the street with a video camera because I liked watching David Letterman yell out of the ninth floor of Rockefeller Center with a megaphone at people on the street. I thought that was a riot." - Tom Green

"I don't really have a structured path of wanting to say, "This is what I'll do next." I'm just going to read a bunch of scripts and see which one I love. There are so many things I would love to play, in all different genres." - Selena Gomez

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

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

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

"The things most worth wanting are not available everywhere all the time." - Alice Waters

"I want you and I hate wanting things and I especially hate admitting I want them." - Holly Black

"There is a certain ecstasy in wanting things you can't get." - Bette Davis

"Virtue is about wanting right and good things, not about being particularly good at thinking." - Nomy Arpaly

"Patient endurance Attaineth to all things; Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting; Alone God sufficeth." - Teresa of Avila

"I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things." - Franz Kafka

"Once you get away from wanting to get paid, you can actually say some true things." - Roseanne Barr

"Having the ambition of becoming Olympic champion is a whole different ambition from wanting to be the greatest." - Daley Thompson

"I am going to tell you a secret. Everything is about wanting. Everything. Things happen because of people wanting. Watch closely, and you'll see what I mean." - David Mitchell

"When you have a well developed body and you're confident, you see people bending your way, wanting to be on your side, wanting to do things for you." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"I am going to tell you a secret. Everything is about wanting. Everything. Things happen because of people wanting. Watch closely, and you"ll see what I mean." - David Mitchell

"The three saddest things are the ill wanting to be well, the poor wanting to be rich, and the constant traveler saying 'anywhere but here'." - E E Cummings

"To spend your time wanting things is to smother your time for achieving things beyond your expectations." - Criss Jami

"I think that different things sell in different countries." - Jodi Picoult

"Auditioning is always so different for different things." - Josh Hutcherson

"Friends can have different dreams and do different things." - Sabrina Bryan

"Context overrides. In different contexts, cells do different things." - Mina Bissell

". . . 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

"I know that [Mike] Tyson talked about wanting to eat his opponent's children, but I don't think he ever had the balls to do it. I'm different - when I kidnapped Bill Lawrence's daughter, I cut off all of her fingers before sending my demands so that I wouldn't have to sit there and wait for him to ignore them. We worked things about about nine hours in, which is good because I ate her thumb as a midnight snack." - Zach Braff

"The Buddha taught that suffering is the extra pain in the mind that happens when we feel an anguished imperative to have things be different from how they are. We see it most clearly when our personal situation is painful and we want very much for it to change. It's the wanting very much that hurts so badly, the feeling of "I need this desperately," that paralyzes the mind. The "I" who wants so much feels isolated. Alone." - Sylvia Boorstein

"The competition is a big part of it [racing] - the passion you have for the sport and the knowledge you have. You're not just going to wake up one day and say, " think I'll do something different." This is what I've done my whole life. My competitive nature and my passion for the sport, those are the things that keep you wanting to do better." - Bobby Labonte

"It's funny how things seem different, suddenly." - Kim Edwards

"Trying and acheiving are two different things." - Tim Gunn

"Observing and understanding are two different things." - Mary E. Pearson

"Dumbness and silence are two different things." - George Iles

"Looking and seeing are two different things." - John Paul Caponigro

"Body and soul. Two different things" - Stephenie Meyer

"Perception and reality are two different things." - Tom Cruise

"Knowing and believing are two different things." - Josh Lanyon

"Things always look different from higher up." - Clint Eastwood

"Talk and action are two different things." - Rudy Giuliani

"Wisdom and knowledge are two different things." - Roger Housden

"They say such different things at school." - William Butler Yeats

"Hard and impossible are two different things!" - Eric Thomas

"Fame and success are very different things." - Enya

"Awe and respect are two different things." - Oliver Reed

"Respect and fear are two different things." - Jane Smiley

"Neglecting small things under the pretext of wanting to accomplish large ones is the excuse of a coward." - Alexandra David-Neel

"Here we are, a man and a woman, both wanting the same things, and yet, you are' attracted to me." - Maya Banks

"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell." - Sylvia Plath

"I'm reading scripts, desperately wanting to work. I've set a couple of things up for next year" - Charlie Hunnam

"Even when we get what we addictively want, our wanting to keep things that way automatically creates a new addiction." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"God never changes; Patient endurance Attains to all things; Who God possesses In nothing is wanting; Alone God suffices." - Teresa of Avila

"What would it be like to let go of wanting things to be other than they are?" - Byron Katie

"Here we are, a man and a woman, both wanting the same things, and yet, you aren't attracted to me." - Maya Banks

"I think performance art comes from a simple place of wanting to express things beyond just sound." - Amanda Palmer

"In our lives in a lot of ways it's all about fake. You've got people wanting things for fake reasons." - Billy Corgan

"Sometimes I wonder if I got lulled into not wanting things because I grew up black in this country." - Kevin Eubanks

"I'm reading scripts, desperately wanting to work. I've set a couple of things up for next year." - Charlie Hunnam

"Under the bright sun, many of us are gathered together with different languages, different styles of dress, even different faiths. However, all of us are the same in being humans, and we all uniquely have the thought of 'I' and we're all the same in wanting happiness and in wanting to avoid suffering." - Dalai Lama

"I need different people to tap into different energies for different things." - Nico Tortorella

"(about her teen years) My admirers all said the same thing in different ways. It was my fault, their wanting to kiss and hug me." - Marilyn Monroe

"I never looked at being a musician any different than waking up one day and wanting to be an accountant or a lawyer." - James Vincent Mcmorrow

"It's impossible to read a distinctive stylist like Faulkner, Joyce, Kafka, Mann, Woolf, James - and many more - without wanting to write, however entirely different one's writing will be." - Joyce Carol Oates

"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

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

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

"I always want to do different things. I'm always obsessed with trying to do different things." - Tom Delonge

"Different directors offer you different things, and it's not necessarily the most obvious things." - Malcolm Mcdowell

"Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently." - Tom Robbins

"Every family struggles with different things, and everybody struggles with different things." - Mark Shriver

"You can do anything you want to do. What is rare is this actual wanting to do a specific thing: wanting it so much that you are practically blind to all other things, that nothing else will satisfy you." - Robert Henri

"Jobs has within him sort of this conflict, but he doesn't quite see it as a conflict between being hippie-ish and anti-materialistic but wanting to sell things like Wozniak's board. Wanting to create a business." - Walter Isaacson

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

"My biggest weakness is patience, wanting to see things happen too quickly or get changes in place right away. Not having the patience to let things develop." - Paul Gleason

"Music means different things to different people and sometimes even different things to the same person at different moments of his life." - Daniel Barenboim

"What's insulting to the American people, the Senate, to this whole process is that the Republicans, with all other nominees, have said Democrats are being obstructionist for wanting to see documents, for wanting to see a paper trail, for wanting to get questions answered in the judiciary committee hearings, and now all of a sudden, the Republicans want those things for this." - Rachel Maddow

"There's a difference between wanting to be respected and being a strong female and being known for being able to do things, but still very much wanting guys to open the door, wanting them to ask us out, still bringing flowers and stuff like that." - Jennifer Love Hewitt

"When I was a little kid wanting to play music, it was because of people like Pete Johnson, Huey Smith, Allen Toussaint, Professor Longhair, James Booker, Art Neville ... there was so many piano players I loved in New Orleans. Then there was guys from out of town that would come cut there a lot. There was so many great bebop piano players, so many great jazz piano players, so many great Latin piano players, so many great blues piano players. Some of those Afro-Cuban bands had some killer piano players. There was so many different things going on musically, and it was all of interest to me." - Dr John

"With different scenarios and different places, I think it's easier for me to get inspired; I'm seeing different things." - Alessia Cara

"It is not impermanence that makes us suffer. What makes us suffer is wanting things to be permanent when they are not." - Nhat Hanh

"We practice to learn how to let go, not how to increase our holding on to things. Enlightenment appears when you stop wanting anything." - Ajahn Chah

"There's a certain balance between finding an opportunity to do what you really enjoy and getting caught up in the flattery of people wanting you to do things." - Jim Gaffigan

"Didn't help to ponder things that were forever gone. It only made a body restless and fill up with bees, all wanting to sting something." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"We were all brought up to want things and maybe the world isn't big enough for all that wanting. I don't know. I don't know anything" - John Updike

"There are things I have wanted so long that I would only consent to have them if I could keep wanting them." - Robert Breault

"We never give up wanting things for ourselves, but there comes a day when what we want for ourselves is someone else's happiness." - Robert Breault

"The human being is constantly torn from calm and peace of simple existence by two things; wanting what you don't have, or disliking what you have." - Paul Fleischman

"There are a lot of people who go through a lot of tough things, and it doesn't stop them from wanting to be a better parent." - Clive Owen

"We never give up wanting things for ourselves, but there comes a day when what we want for ourselves is someone else's happiness." - Robert Brault

"There are things I have wanted so long that I would only consent to have them if I could keep wanting them." - Robert Brault

"So you'll be wanting all these hydrangeas chopped down, then? Whatever for? Charmain said. I like to chop things down, the kobold explained. Chief pleasure of gardening." - Diana Wynne Jones

"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

"Women need not take up with mean things, since (if they are not wanting to themselves) they are capable of the best." - Mary Astell

"I'm not afraid of wanting money at all. Money will give me more power to do things that are truer to my spirit than what I'm already doing." - Tyra Banks

"One of the things that wrong with pictures today, I think, is that so many of the people making them started out wanting to." - Peter Bogdanovich

"I am almost sick and giddy with the quantity of things in my head, all tempting and wanting to be worked out." - John Ruskin

"As we realize that more and more things have global impact, I think we're going to get people increasingly wanting to get away from a purely national interest." - Peter Singer

"I don't believe in perfection. I don't think there is such a thing. But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy." - Reese Witherspoon

"There's nothing wrong with wanting a partner and doing the things to have one. To protect ourselves, we have to say, 'I don't need one.'" - Hill Harper

"By different methods different men excel, but where is he who can do all things well?" - Charles Churchill

"If you want things to be different, perhaps the answer is to become different yourself." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Moralizing and morals are two entirely different things and are always found in entirely different people." - Don Herold

"Different people can photograph the same things with the same tools and create such different images." - John Paul Caponigro

"Moralizing and morals are two entirely different things and are always found in entirely different people" - Don Herold

"Different time, different place," I said. "Things can change. People can change." - Richelle Mead

"If you want a different life, you gotta start doing and learning different things." - Jane Kenyon

"There is a time for everything and you do different things at different ages." - Fan Bingbing

"If I do enough different things in enough different ways, I may, eventually, do something right." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"When you do different things than others, you will have a different world than others." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I've done different conventions and had smaller roles in different sci-fi things." - Brigid Brannagh

"It is obvious that different individuals require different things to live good, healthy, and virtuous lives." - Tom G Palmer

"I like working on things that are very different and that involve different disguises." - Alan Cumming

"Fame does different things to different people. For some people it makes them a better person." - Andy Cohen

"I think people with anxiety do different things during different years." - Jen Kirkman

"At different times in your life, your body needs different things." - Jessy Schram

"Different members of different cultures will think that some things are beautiful." - Jock Sturges

"People at different stages of their lives are doing different things, and they're all using Google." - Susan Wojcicki

"Internet freedom is a bit of a Rorschach test: it means different things to different people." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"Sometimes people go off in a slightly different direction of wanting to be different, of wanting to be special, of wanting to be more, and I think that those people are often - not always, but often - genuinely different in some way. Perhaps their gender orientation is not acceptable or popular, not the norm. Or, their physical design is literally, in some way, setting them apart. Or, in many cases, they feel the burden of their ordinariness so dreadfully that they strive to find some way of being unique. I think that can be a very positive thing, but it also can be negative, destructive." - Katherine Dunn

"We are all ignorant; just about different things." - Mark Twain

"Knowing it and seeing it are two different things." - Suzanne Collins

"The future and eternity are two entirely different things." - Doug Coupland

"Life and art are not two different things...." - Felix Mendelssohn

"Things look different when history is seen as His-story." - Peter Kreeft

"Being alone and being lonely are two different things. (Yasu)" - Ai Yazawa

"Love and used Subarus were two different things. Weren't they?" - Haruki Murakami

"Things are always different from what they might be." - Henry James

"Desiring things widely different for their various tastes." - Horace

"Being still and doing nothing are two completely different things" - Jackie Chan



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