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

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

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is." - Arnold Palmer

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

"In the end, everything is found to be wanting." - Frank Lentricchia

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

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is!" - Vince Lombardi

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

"Writing was the soul of everything else ... Wanting to be a writer was wanting to be a person." - Patricia Hampl

"Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously near to wanting nothing." - Sylvia Plath

"Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing." - Sylvia Plath

"I was this wide-eyed kid wanting to see everything and do everything" - Courtney Jaye

"There's a lot of disorder that comes along with wanting to know everything and wanting to try everything and wanting to experience everything, but there's a lot of knowledge that comes out of it too." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"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

"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

"Practice not wanting, desiring, judging, doing, fighting, knowing. Practice just being. Everything will fall into place." - James Frey

"The attitude of wanting to win-doing everything in your power except cheating to win." - Walt Frazier

"I don't know everything; is the first statement of wanting to know" - Rudrangshu Mukherjee

"I like stories that leave you wanting more, leave you wondering, but don't tell you everything." - Viggo Mortensen

"I can understand wanting to be invisible and mistrusting people and wanting to understand everything before you engage with the world" - Rooney Mara

"I can understand wanting to be invisible and mistrusting people and wanting to understand everything before you engage with the world." - Rooney Mara

"I want everything back, the way it was. But there is no point to it, this wanting." - Margaret Atwood

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

"Honour is manly decency. The shame of being found wanting in it means everything to us. Is this, then, the indefinable, the sacred thing?" - Alfred De Vigny

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

"It's kind of like when you get married, you kinda go into it wanting to remember everything. And once it's done, you can't remember a single thing." - Stephen Strasburg

"I realize that I won't have quite enough time to understand everything - but that hasn't stopped me wanting to understand as much as I can." - David Papineau

"Society is based on discontent: people wanting more and more and more, being continually dissatisfied with their homes, their bodies, their decor, their clothes, everything." - Nick Harkaway

"Now with all this movie business, everybody's coming around wanting to know everything that's happened since I was four. It's like going to an analyst." - Judy Holliday

"The American dream is a crock. Stop wanting everything. Everyone should wear jeans and have three T-shirts, eat rice and beans." - Bill Hicks

"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"I'm thinking wanting to succeed is something in my DNA; I'm not like 'I've got to succeed,' I just don't think about that. I see a silver lining in everything and I see a lesson in everything." - Queen Latifah

"What I say is: There is nothing that God is not. So when you ask me what God is for me, I find myself wanting to say: Everything. Everything that is, that ever was, that ever will be." - Neale Donald Walsch

"I will always think of myself as that girl that is 22 starting and really excited about everything and wanting to be amazing at everything. I always wanted to be the best stylist. That was it." - Rachel Zoe

"I think focusing limits you. As long as nothing that I'm doing suffers from my ADD in wanting to do everything, then I want to just keep doing everything. It keeps it fresh and fun." - Drew Seeley

"...after you stop wanting things is when having them won't make you go crazy. After you stop wanting them is when you can handle having them. Or before. But never during. If you get things when you really want them, you go crazy. Everything becomes distorted when something you really want is sitting in your lap." - Andy Warhol

"It had never occurred to Giles that there was something perfectly sensible about wanting to hold onto innocence. He had always gone in for the idea that since we only pass this way once, experience counts for everything." - Andrew Norman Wilson

"The result of this bestial lust is an indiscriminate and promiscuous splaying of all of my energies- wanting all, I accomplish nothing; desiring everything, I satisfy nothing and am satisfied by nothing." - Edward Abbey

"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

"The Zen philosophy posits that 'human beings suffer' and 'the cause of suffering is desire.' The way to put an end to suffering is to stop wanting everything, all the time." - Karl Albrecht

"I believe a lot in instinct. One should never dull it by wanting to know everything. One shouldn't ask too many questions but do what one does properly, never rush, and never torment oneself." - Josef Sudek

"That's the message I want to give to every up-and-coming artist: Do everything that is going to help you later. If you clone somebody else, that's all they're gonna keep wanting from you." - Mary J Blige

"I know society these days, I know people are wanting to find everything they can to pick things apart, but I have to write from my heart and my experiences, and I fully own them. Those are mine to share." - Leann Rimes

"So have I 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

"There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter." - Guy Debord

"Everything we have today that's cool comes from someone wanting more of something they loved in the past. Action figures, videogames, superhero movies, iPods: All are continuations of a love that wanted more." - Patton Oswalt

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

"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

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

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

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"One cannot know everything." - Horace

"Everything yields to diligence." - Thomas Jefferson

"Everything changes but change" - Israel Zangwill

"Everything is figureautable" - Marie Forleo

"Practice is everything" - Periander

"Mother's love outlives everything" - David Duke

"Everything can be satirized." - Sam Kinison

"The whole notion of one person being enough for everything gets instantly challenged when you start to talk with somebody about wanting more or of wanting something else. They take it personally, feel like a failure or feel that they lack something, so you don't talk about it because you don't want to hurt, offend, or scare the other person. You also don't want to be rejected or have them leave you, whatever the reason." - Esther Perel

"Maybe I'm just a freak of nature, but I like every aspect of touring. I like it when you play amazing shows and everyone's in high spirits, I like hating everything and wanting to be alone, I like the days that are boring and there's nothing to do, I love the time wasted. I love everything about it." - Ahmed Gallab

"You need to keep everyone wanting more. Every character has so much depth, and there was so much thought that went into it, but it would've taken away at some point from the main story, and everything I think kind of was woven together really beautifully, so that you cared about everyone, and everyone had their own story, but everything helped the main plotline." - Ashley Greene

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

"I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina." - Suzanne Farrell

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

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

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

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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

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

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

"Wanting ... is something 'having' cannot cure." - Joe Fortenberry

"Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Wanting is the beginning of getting." - Rumer Godden

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

"Never stop wanting for your magic" - Therese Of Lisieux

"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

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

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

"I don't say everything, but I paint everything." - Pablo Picasso

"Everything without God is pathetically inferior to God without everything." - Sam Storms

"When you have everything, you have everything to lose." - Ben Harper

"Everything is a self-portrait. Everything is a diary." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Everything is true, he said. Everything anybody has ever thought." - Philip K Dick

"Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old." - Sallust

"Everything is going to change." - James Dashner

"The melancholia of everything completed!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Death cancels everything but truth." - Anonymous

"A prince should suspect everything." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Bewitched is half of everything." - Nelly Sachs

"Everything in life is elusive." - Gloria Vanderbilt

"Everything is falling into place." - Mario Vazquez

"For me, everything is cool." - Paz Vega

"Everything for me becomes allegory." - Charles Baudelaire

"Everything in life is luck." - Donald Trump

"I'm really insecure about everything." - Megan Fox

"I didn't introduce thug life to America. Thug life is America. I don't get why the whole world is fearing me. I am scared, but so are they. It's like I am having a panic attack cause I have 15,000 people wanting to do what I want, listing to everything I say." - Tupac Shakur

"And in that moment I possessed and lost the whole world and everything in it and was left with the feeling and the knowledge, which is love, that no matter how we give ourselves we always end up losing. That to love is to lose, the moment we agree to the bargain. And that, being human, we keep standing there wanting to lose more...." - Ann Rinaldi

"So here's the flash: Continuing to live life as a victim of circumstance, forever focusing on what's wrong with everything and everybody, will never, ever, bring the life desired. It will only bring one thing: more of whatever it is we're wanting so desperately to change." - Lynn Grabhorn

"The Universe is abundant with everything that you want. It's not testing you. It's benevolently providing for you. But you are the orchestrater. You are the definer, and you do it through your joyous anticipation. If there is an emotion that you are wanting to foster, that would serve you very, very well, it is positive expectation. It is excited anticipation." - Esther Hicks

"Who you are and what you know when you are born is everything that you need to know to thrive. You are born with a sense of self and a sense of wanting self to feel good and the mechanisms to bring it about." - Esther Hicks

"Despite the fact that I have no regrets about how things turned out in my life, I still can't help wanting to understand my intense relationship with Leo, as well as that turbulent time between adolescence and adulthood when everything feels raw and invigorating and scary-and why those feelings are all coming back to me now." - Emily Giffin

"I'm not God, but I'm working within my own means as an artist and a person, and I possibly have more power than God does, in whatever form he has, if he exists, because I can work without the overarching ambition of wanting to rule over everything. I can work just for the heck of it." - Raymond Pettibon

"It's not easy-living in a void, living and dying inside your head...wanting what you want so much that you'd give everything else to get it- but the time still passes, the days go on...and as long as there's still a tomorrow, there's always a chance." - Kevin Brooks

"...if it isn't literally true that my wanting is causally responsible for my reaching, and my itching is causally responsible for my scratching, and my believing is causally responsible for my saying . . . If none of that is literally true, then practically everything I believe about anything is false and it's the end of the world." - Jerry Fodor

"A lot of times you'll hear horror stories about actors being incredibly selfish and only wanting themselves to shine, but for me, it's not about just one person. It's about the whole team. That's the way I look at acting. That's the way I look at everything I do." - Mekhi Phifer

"I am a freak in secondhand velour, a leper who uses L'Oreal Anti-sticky Mega Gel. I am rootless, ripped from all foundations, an orphan raising an orphan and wanting to take away everything there is and replace it with stuff I've made." - Dave Eggers

"The heart of myself has always been something just wanting so bad. I have had an empty center, black as a basement, but also knowing about light and waiting. Young as I am, I know now that everything is about to come. Jimmy will be the place for me to learn the real happiness. He will be my Joy School. My joy. Mine." - Elizabeth Berg

"I get a lot of inspiration from my surroundings, people I'm with. Mother Nature. It's combination of everything and really wanting to live life to the fullest. I feel very fortunate to be healthy, so I try to take advantage of it." - Jeremy Jones

"When it comes to my interpersonal relationships with men, of course, a lifetime of abuse vastly affected everything I did. I always came from a place of abuse, actually wanting, welcoming, and accepting it because that was my language. It never seemed strange to me." - Karrine Steffans

"The deeper we look, the more we shall be convinced that the one thing wanting, which we must strive to acquire before all others, is strength strength physical, strength mental, strength moral, but above all strength spiritual which is the one inexhaustible and imperishable source of all the others. If we have strength everything else will be added to us easily and naturally." - Sri Aurobindo

"I very rarely wear suits, and only make one or two per season, so it's about wanting exceptional clothes that don't feel stiff. Fabric and garment washing are a big part of my design process for that reason. Everything needs to feel lived-in and comfortable." - Yigal Azrouel

"My mother always tells me that when I was a little kid, my first ambition was to be a truck driver, and after that, I went through everything from wanting to be a Prime Minister to an air hostess, but never an actor. So I became one, and it was a great journey. I learnt a lot, worked very hard." - Preity Zinta

"I think we make a common mistake of all wanting to look younger, and I think there is nothing more attractive, charming and endearing than when you meet a woman and you think she looks amazing for her age rather than 20 years younger because of this, that and everything else." - Louise Nurding

"Everything I write tends to turn into a superhero team, even if I didn't mean for it to. I always start off wanting to be solitary, because a) it's simpler, and b) that isolation is something that I relate to as a storyteller. And then no matter what, I always end up with a team." - Joss Whedon

"My advice to young people wanting to make music and to be in this industry is to really spend your time making music. Make so much music you have no friends. Make music. Figure out what it is you love, and... because if you're making cool art, then everything else will fall into line." - Lorde

"While also, importantly, not wanting to dumb it down or pretend the days of 'difficult' poetry are over, because we live in a pluralist culture and there's room for 'difficult' poetry alongside rap and everything else. And poetry won't be for everyone, but everyone should have the choice." - Andrew Motion

"A lot of the offers I get are for these innocent 16-year-olds, and I turn down a lot of stuff because it's the same-old same-old. The whole point of wanting to act is trying to change it up, and I want to experience everything." - Jillian Murray

"The country was a dreamland; and perhaps it even reminded my wife's grandfather of the night he woke up drunk in his friend's house, beside his friend's wife, everything similar but new, different, better. The United States of America was like an eternity of those first disorientating seconds of not knowing and not wanting to." - Tod Wodicka

"Happiness isn't wanting what you can get, but wanting what you have." - Beverly Lewis

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

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

"Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think Im being too greedy." - Inbee Park

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

"Our economy is based upon people wanting more; their happiness on wanting less." - Frank A Clark

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

"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 more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think I'm being too greedy." - Inbee Park

"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

"In always wanting to be comfortable, you become lazy. In always wanting perfection, you become angry. In always wanting to be rich, you become greedy." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"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

"The biggest challenge of my career has been wanting to do EVERYTHING! I always say I wish I could clone myself so that I could do everything for work and be a full-time mommy at the same time, and I know that so many women feel the same way. It has been a challenge for me to step back, take a moment to breathe, and to accept the fact that I logistically just cannot do everything and be everywhere at the same time." - Mally Roncal

"Half a century ago, the Austrian psychiatrist Viktor Frankl wrote that happiness cannot be attained by wanting to be happy - it must come as the unintended consequence of working for a goal greater than oneself." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"I forget the derivation of Boxing Day, but the feeling of wanting to invite your loved ones outside one at a time and punch them in the face, does that come into it somewhere?" - Allison Pearson

"There is a lot of relief for daters who are serious about wanting to be in a relationship. This comes in the form of what appears to be dramatic changes like speed dating and Internet dating." - April Masini

"He never stopped wanting to save the world." - Ron Reagan

"Man needs so little... yet he begins wanting so much." - Louis L'Amour

"Something is wanting to science until it has been humanised." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Strength, wanting judgment and policy to rule, overturneth itself." - Horace

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

"Though strength be wanting, the will to action Merits praise." - Ovid

"Stop needing and start having. Stop wanting and start being." - Ralph Marston

"Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting; Alone God sufficeth." - Teresa of Avila

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

"Real bliss is the absence of the wanting of bliss" - Ramesh S Balsekar

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



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