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"It is difficult to think of an origin without wanting to go back beyond it." - Terry Eagleton

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

"It goes back to all of us wanting to be in Hollywood. We're all dying to win an Oscar." - Jerry Della Femina

"Whenever you experiment with something, it's very easy to take the emotion out of it. And going back and forth between wanting to be respected artistically and wanting to move people is its own challenge." - Steven Soderbergh

"... I keep wanting to crawl back into the womb ..." - Sylvia Plath

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

"Going back and forth between wanting to be respected artistically and wanting to move people is its own challenge." - Danger Mouse

"Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to." - John Ed Pearce

"Friendship doesn't have anything to do with shoring up weakness. It has to do with respect and consideration for those you care about. It has to do with wanting to give something back to those you admire." - Terry Brooks

"The only way I would go back to hosting would be if it were something entirely new. It would prevent me from wanting to host a standard-fare kind of talk show." - Garry Shandling

"I wanted to be an author as far back as I can remember, mixed with occasional bouts of wanting to be a werewolf when I grew up. But mostly, when I daydreamed, it was about being an author." - Neil Gaiman

"It's easy to sit there and say you'd like to have more money. And I guess that's what I like about it. It's easy. Just sitting there, rocking back and forth, wanting that money." - Jack Handey

"I'd be terrified even now for a Latin kid wanting to be an actor, but back then? Forget it. They must have thought I was going to be working in restaurants and driving cabs for the rest of my life." - John Leguizamo

"Is it possible for a person to love without wanting love back? Is anything so pure? Or is love, by its nature, a reciprocity, like oceans and clouds, an evaporating of seawater and a replenishing by rain?" - Alan Lightman

"Can't blame men for wanting him. And wouldn't be surprised if Dad even mildly flirted back. Dad somewhat enjoyed being called gay. He said it made women want to prove the assertion wrong." - Jennifer Grant

"...and luckily I have enough in my head to balance what is wanting in my back." - Matthew Pearl

"Leave them wanting more and you know theyll call you back." - Bobby Womack

"I go back and forth between wanting to be abundantly simple and maddeningly complex." - John Baldessari

"Leave them wanting more and you know they'll call you back." - Bobby Womack

"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

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

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

"Stress is wanting something to be the way it isn't." - Eckhart Tolle

"When you stop wanting something, you get it." - Andy Warhol

"Wanting is not enough, long and you attain it." - Petrarch

"Music is all about wanting to be better at it." - Geddy Lee

"To love a thing means wanting it to live." - Confucius

"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

"Much of the ill-tempered railing against women that has characterized the popular writing of the last two years is a half-heartedattempt to find a way back to a more balanced relationship between our biological selves and the world we have built. So women are scolded both for being mothers and for not being mothers, for wanting to eat their cake and have it too, and for not wanting to eat their cake and have it too." - Margaret Mead

"Much of the ill-tempered railing against women that has characterized the popular writing of the last two years is a half-hearted attempt to find a way back to a more balanced relationship between our biological selves and the world we have built. So women are scolded both for being mothers and for not being mothers, for wanting to eat their cake and have it too, and for not wanting to eat their cake and have it too." - Margaret Mead

"[Photography] ties back into this feeling of wanting to watch things fall and the moment before they break. Fireworks are that way for me - this lovely thing that blows up and is gone. It all goes back to this desire to record things before they disappear - the original reason we take pictures, right?" - Laurel Nakadate

"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

"I think hip-hop has changed. When I first came out, hip-hop was more of a kind of way to learn about new places, new things. What are kids doing on the East coast, what are kids doing here. Then it left that and is like a party mode. I think it's going back to people wanting to get messages and wanting to learn things from the music." - Ice Cube

"I felt that thread that had come between us, tugging, tugging at my heart - so hard, it hurt me. A hundred times I almost rose, almost went in to her; a hundred times I thought, Go to her! Why are you waiting? Go back to her side! But every time, I thought of what would happen if I did. I knew that I couldn't lie beside her, without wanting to touch her. I couldn't have felt her breath upon my mouth, without wanting to kiss her. And I couldn't have kissed her, without wanting to save her." - Sarah Waters

"Unconditional love. That's what he wants to give her and what he wants from her. People should give without wanting anything in return. All other giving is selfish. But he is being selfish a little, isn't he, by wanting her to love him in return? He hopes that she loves him in return. Is it possible for a person to love without wanting love back? Is anything so pure? Or is love, by its nature, a reciprocity, like oceans and clouds, an evaporating of seawater and a replenishing of rain?" - Alan Lightman

"Unconditional love. That's what he wants to give her and what he wants from her. People should give without wanting anything in return. All other giving is selfish. But he is being selfish a little, is' he, by wanting her to love him in return? He hopes that she loves him in return. Is it possible for a person to love without wanting love back? Is anything so pure? Or is love, by its nature, a reciprocity, like oceans and clouds, an evaporating of seawater and a replenishing of rain?" - Alan Lightman

"The state of love is this constant flux back and forth between who's saving and who's rescuing, who's wanting and not wanting, who's needing and who isn't. It's always going back and forth between two people who are actually attached." - Jane Alison

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

"I don't think anybody is wanting to put me back on the air. But I'm certainly out there trying." - Jamie Farr

"When you're actually making a film, it's just people on your back all the time wanting stuff and you're constantly having to it deal with them. It's probably the most time consuming of all the arts, but I do love it because it is a great mix of visual art and music and writing." - Taika Waititi

"A long time ago, Anne used to talk about energy-how that was all that love was-ions connecting across synapses of time and air. Don't rationalize, she'd say. None of it will ever make sense. I leaned back against the wall and closed my eyes, not wanting to cry. Anne was right. None of it made any sense." - Jacqueline Woodson

"To be frank, politics is about wanting power, getting it, exercising it, and keeping it." - Jean Chretien

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

"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

"It [would have] been very difficult. As I said, the rules ... but if the rules were put in place back when Michael Jordan was in his prime - no hand-checking, the game was more geared toward offense, wanting to promote scoring in the game - he could have probably got close. He did score 69." - Scottie Pippen

"We in US need active intelligence: people being on the streets, people being able to stop and ask questions of individuals that they suspect to put it together. Why wouldn't we be wanting to get some information that could actually prevent a terrorist attack, especially since we have so many individuals fighting that have passports coming back and spreading jihad." - Kimberly Guilfoyle

"Think of your favorite teacher you ever had in school: the one who made it the most fun to go to class. They surprise you. They keep you guessing. They keep you coming back, wanting to know whats going to happen next." - Pete Carroll

"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

"You shared one of the most intimate things that ever happened to you - falling in love with someone who wasn't brave enough to love you back. Your relieving yourself of your 'secret' is as much about wanting to honestly connect as it is about exhibition. We are all made better by your decision to share publicly." - Jay-Z

"In a certain way, sometimes it does feel like we say goodbye to a character, and we don't want to bring them back unless we have a good reason. We left the door open if we wanted to use him more. I always think it's better to leave the audience wanting more." - Raphael Bob-Waksberg

"I went through puberty really early, when I was 11. It makes you feel weird - you know, like your uncle is now hugging you a little bit longer than he used to. I think we all go through wanting to go back - you're not sure you're ready for that body." - Jessica Alba

"Between the postwar fifties - domesticity, people happy to be alive after the Second World War, wanting to build a home, make a family, make a nest. Women were pushed back into the home after having been active in the Second World War. It was a big Doris Day moment for women, which didn't suit all women." - Sally Potter

"Think of your favorite teacher you ever had in school: the one who made it the most fun to go to class. They surprise you. They keep you guessing. They keep you coming back, wanting to know what's going to happen next." - Pete Carroll

"Quakers are known for wanting to give back. Ban the bomb and the civil rights movement and the native American struggle for justice - those things were very, very front-burner in my childhood, as were the ideas of working for peace and if you have more than you need, then you share it with people who don't." - Bonnie Raitt

"Thinking something does not make it true. Wanting something does not make it real." - Michelle Hodkin

"It's important to just keep wanting whatever it is you want and fight for it, desperately." - Susan Sarandon

"It was all about wanting to get revenge. Pathetic, really, but it still is the motivation." - Julian Clary

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

"To the ego, loving and wanting are the same, whereas true love has no wanting in it, no desire to possess or for your partner to change." - Eckhart Tolle

"There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given." - Leon Kass

"We become actors without realizing it, and actors without wanting to." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Wanting to work is so rare a merit, that it should be encouraged." - Abraham Lincoln

"...wanting change is step one, but step two is taking it." - Isaac Marion

"People fall in love without reason, without even wanting to. You can't predict it. That's love." - Haruki Murakami

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

"Wanting to work is so rare a merit that it should be encouraged." - Abraham Lincoln

"You cannot love a thing without wanting to fight for it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Because it is there [famous explanation for wanting to climb Mount Everest]." - George Leigh Mallory

"Human beings can't see anything without wanting to destroy it, Lyra. That's original sin." - Philip Pullman

"Wanting to work is so rare a want that it should be encouraged." - Abraham Lincoln

"Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Wanting to do it was much more powerful than the fright." - Charlotte Gainsbourg

"'Footloose' is a fun movie. If you do it right, people should leave wanting to dance." - Miles Teller

"It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be." - Brigitte Bardot

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

"It irritated me that my fans kept wanting me to retread old ground." - Dario Argento

"Where love is, what can be wanting? Where it is not, what can possibly be profitable?" - Saint Augustine

"Footloose' is a fun movie. If you do it right, people should leave wanting to dance." - Miles Teller

"You can have anything you want, providing you first let go of wanting it." - Lester Levenson

"I grew up watching PBS and wanting to be a part of it, just like HBO." - Jeremy Piven

"It doesn't matter how much you get; you are left wanting more." - Amy Poehler

"I stop wanting what I am looking for, looking for it." - Antonio Porchia

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

"It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"True resistance begins with people confronting pain... and wanting to do something to change it." - Bell Hooks

"If you`re wanting to do policy, it should be bipartisan." - Joe Manchin

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

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

"It was palpable, all that wanting: Mother wanting something more, Dad wanting something more, everyone wanting something more. This wasn't going to do for us fifties girls; we were going to have to change the equation even if it meant . . . abstaining from motherhood, because clearly that was where Mother got caught." - Anne Taylor Fleming

"I'm always going back and forth between wanting to do stuff that's abstract and stuff that's just telling everybody to listen." - Jenny Hval

"That a little child will lead us back to the child we will always be, vulnerable and wanting and hurting for love and for beauty." - June Jordan

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

"When I went home, my family became a little lonely family because it was just me and my mom. Part of my longing to go back to work was wanting to be surrounded by these people who were teaching me things and drinking bad coffee at three in the morning while we were lying around in a bikini in the winter. Somehow it just felt like real life. It felt more like real life than my life." - Jodie Foster

"Had it taken her this long to discover that she lacked some simple mental trick that everyone else had, a mechanism so ordinary that no one ever mentioned it, an immediate sensual connection to people and events, and to her own needs and desires? All these years she had lived in isolation within herself and, strangely, from herself, never wanting or daring to look back." - Ian Mcewan

"I don't know if it [Mary and Jane] is a do-over or wanting someone to have made certain entertainment for us that did not exist when we were that age, but we keep going back and doing it again. I have a 12-year-old girl now and I want to make things that will speak to her. Things that will that have lessons for her to take away." - Deborah Kaplan

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

"We ought to deploy a missile defense shield to the Czech Republic and Poland, which Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama pulled back on out of not wanting to offend the Russians back in 2009." - Mike Pence

"Please, God,' Ruth would pray, 'don't let me be competitive. Let me realize what a privilege it is to study. Let me remember that knowledge must be pursued for its own sake and please, please stop me wanting to beat Verena Plackett in the exams.' She prayed hard and she meant what she said. But God was busy that autumn as the International Brigade came back, defeated, from Spain, Hitler's bestialities increased, and sparrows everywhere continued to fall." - Eva Ibbotson

"Senator [Tom] Cotton has campaigned on wanting to kill Obamacare. He voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act back in January, but he now says, despite these marathon all-night sessions going on in the House, Republicans need to do better, they need to start over, they need to come up with something that the Senate says will actually reduce prices for insurance and keep it affordable." - Rachel Maddow

"Such dainties to them, their health it might hurt; It 's like sending them ruffles when wanting a shirt." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Yearning: It needs to hurt in order to be worthy of the word. Otherwise it is just wanting." - John of the Cross

"The first step to believing something is true is wanting to believe it is true... or being afraid it is." - Terry Goodkind

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

"Whatever you are doing, take the attitude of wanting it directly or indirectly to benefit others. Take the attitude of wanting it to increase your experience of kinship with your fellow beings." - Pema Chodron

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

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

"Some believe it to be just friends wanting, as if to be healthy enough to wish health." - Aristotle

"His heart hurt with the wanting of it, the hurt no less painful for being difficult to explain." - Maggie Stiefvater

"As soon as you stop wanting something you get it. I've found that to be absolutely axiomatic." - Andy Warhol

"T is virtue which they want; and, wanting it, honor no garment to their backs can fit." - Ben Jonson

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

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

"There's nothing wrong with wanting someone to save us - or admitting we can't do it all ourselves." - Brad Meltzer

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

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

"So the unwanting soul sees what's hidden, and the ever-wanting soul sees only what it wants." - Laozi

"The chicken probably came before the egg because it is hard to imagine God wanting to sit on an egg." - Jack Handey

"Wanting to transform the World it is impossible without the blaze of love. Only love can truly transform the World." - Samael Aun Weor

"Wanting to quit is a sign of success because it means you have something to quit; but don't quit." - Matthew Barnett

"condemning religions as a whole would be like wanting to destroy a garden because weeds have disfigured it - page 54" - Varadaraja V. Raman

"Such dainties to them, their health it might hurt; It's like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt." - Oliver Goldsmith

"It is important to make sure that both persons wanting to marry have enough finances and are ready to commit" - Yoshiko Sakurai

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

"Wanting to be a rock star, I get it. I'm like, 'Oh, my God, dude! The freedom!'" - Orlando Bloom

"The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Love and esteem are the first principles of friendship; it is always imperfect if either of these two are wanting." - Eustace Budgell

"I usually have more than one thing I'm working on at once - I've been working on three different novels. When I get stuck on one, I hop back and forth. It's sort of freeing: I can say I'm abandoning this thing that I hate forever and I'm moving on to something that's good. I'll find that I'll go back to [the other project] in a day or a week and like it again. But that moment of wanting to trash something - that Virginia Woolf moment when you have to be stopped from filling your pocket with stones - comes pretty regularly for me. Switching is probably a good thing." - Dan Chaon

"Does it ever stop? The wanting you?" "Even when I've just left ye. I want you so much my chest feels tight and my fingers ache with wanting to touch ye again." - Diana Gabaldon

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

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

"There's always a tension between wanting to write a really concise, instant gratification type song that gets under your skin the first time you hear it, and wanting to really stretch out. I think it's a healthy tension." - Andrew Bird

"Instead of wanting to win, we expected to win. There's a lifetime between wanting something and expecting something. When you expect something, it means you've prepared, done the work, and EXPECT TO WIN!!" - Red Mccombs

"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

"What happened under communism - and increasingly, is happening in America, as Joseph Sobran put it: 'Need' now means wanting someone else's money. 'Greed' means wanting to keep your own. 'Compassion' is when a politician arranges the transfer.'" - John Stossel

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

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

"Socially I never was an outsider. I have never thought of the conflict element before frankly, but perhaps it was wanting to belong, and at the same time wanting to retain one's own personality." - Carlisle Floyd

"I'm an extremist, I have to deal with my own extreme personality, and I walk the fine line of wanting to die and wanting to be the ruler of it all." - Davey Havok

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

"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

"Listen, God love everything you love - and a mess of stuff you don't. But more than anything else, God love admiration. You saying God vain? I ast. Naw, she say. Not vain, just wanting to share a good thing. I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it. What it do when it pissed off? I ast. Oh, it make something else. People think pleasing God is all God care about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back." - Alice Walker

"Teachers, who are really good create that environment where you can be very satisfied by the process of learning. If you do something and you find it a very satisfying experience then you want to do more of it. The great teachers somehow convey in their very attitude and their words and their actions and everything they do that this is an important thing you're learning. You end up wanting to do more of it and more of it and more of it. That's a real talent some people have to convey the importance of that and to reflect it back to the students." - Jeff Bezos

"He leaned her back against the tub, setting her head on the edge, then washed her shoulders. "I know I left you once." She opened her mouth, wanting to say it didn't matter, it was forgotten. But it wasn't. "I know I hurt you." Again, she wanted to argue. But she couldn't. "I know I said I won't leave you again, but I also know that's not enough, and that the only way you're going to trust that I won't leave is if I don't". He slid the cloth over her arms. "If this ends, Hope, it won't be me that ends it. I think you know that." - Kelley Armstrong

"I think Carl Jung said, you know, I'm gonna paraphrase it badly, but, so much of what we fall in love with in other people is a potential in us that's ready to be realized. We're projecting onto them this amazing thing, but really it's us, and we're very close to integrating it and claiming it. If we do claim it, then we can just love somebody for who they are with all their flaws, but if we don't take that projection back, then we keep wanting them to have that. Then you just realize we're all screwed, that's how it works." - Rosemarie Dewitt

"Take it back, Ed. Take it all back." - Daniel Handler

". . . 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

"The third level of wanting is "I commit to being rich." The definition of the word commit is to "devote oneself unreservedly." This means holding absolutely nothing back; giving 100 percent of everything you've got to achieving wealth. It means being willing to do whatever it takes for as long as it takes. This is the warrior's way. No excuses, no ifs, no butts, no maybes-and failure isn't an option. The warrior's way is simple: "I will be rich or I will die trying."" - T Harv Eker

"To come back to the secret of inner peace, our questioning and doubting mind is always wanting in peace. Our loving and dedicated heart is always flooded with inner peace." - Sri Chinmoy

"Whenever I'm out-of-doors and find myself wanting to have a first-rate think, I fling myself down on my back, throw my arms and legs out so that I look like an asterisk, and gaze at the sky." - Alan Bradley



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