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

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

"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

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

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

"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

"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

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

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

"The ego wants to want more than it wants to have. And so the shallow satisfaction of having is always replaced by more wanting." - Eckhart Tolle

"As you keep getting more popular, people are continually wanting more from you and it seems to me that all they want in the end is your death." - Marilyn Manson

"Reduction! One wants to say more than nature and one makes the impossible mistake of wanting to say it with more means than she, instead of fewer." - Paul Klee

"Why should I want to make anything up? Life's bad enough as it is without wanting to invent any more of it." - Douglas Adams

"Loss is not as bad as wanting more." - Laozi

"Wanting more is just a recipe for heartache." - Stephen King

"Not only do you want to leave the audience wanting more, you want to leave yourself wanting more." - Carole King

"I didn't think it was my dream to be on Broadway; it just sort of became that, and then it just became me wanting it more and more and more." - Jennifer Damiano

"She said the reason that love is so painful is that it always amounts to two people wanting more than two people can give." - Edna O'Brien

"A chuckle a day may not keep the doctor away, but it sure does make those times in life's wanting room a little more bearable." - Anne Wilson Schaef

"I don't blame any director for wanting to do something more commercial. That's all part of the business. I certainly have done it, as an actor." - Steve Buscemi

"I'm just not one of those people who thought having biological children was that important, to me it was more about wanting to raise a child." - Edie Falco

"I think everybody has a hard time connecting, but as you get older and you want more and you expect more and you know more, it's just different. If you start wanting too much from it without it naturally unfolding, then that makes it bad. If you start not wanting anything, then you are not serious. I mean it's just this conundrum of issues." - Uma Thurman

"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

"It would evidently take more than a political regime, more than dire poverty to stop a woman from wanting to be well-dressed: it was a desire as old as the world, as old as the desire for children." - Sijie Dai

"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

"But anyone can begin. It was the part with all the promise, the potential, the things I loved. More and more, though, I was finding myself wanting to find out what happened in the end.." - Sarah Dessen

"One of the trends we"re seeing in food and agriculture is more and more consumers wanting to know things about their food and where and how it's grown and what's in it," - Dan Glickman

"One of the trends we're seeing in food and agriculture is more and more consumers wanting to know things about their food and where and how it's grown and what's in it," - Dan Glickman

"You retire when you are sick and when you can't do it any more or when the public retires you. That's the most painful, because that's the one that leaves you wanting to accomplish more." - Julio Iglesias

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

"All his life he would hold this moment as exemplary of what love was. It was not wanting anything more, nor was it expecting people to exceed what they had just accomplished; it was simply feeling so complete." - John Irving

"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 do think that all politicians today have to be more attentive to people wanting to be heard, wanting to have more control over their lives." - Barack Obama

"There is as much greatness of mind in the owning of a good turn as in the doing of it; and we must no more force a requital out of season than be wanting in it." - Seneca the Younger

"There is as much greatness of mind in the owning of a good turn as in the doing of it; and we must no more force a requital out of season than be wanting in it." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"there are certain advantages in being cursed by all and sundry ... especially, it dispenses you with having to be nice to anybody ... there's nothing more emollient, stultifying, emasculating than wanting to be liked ... "not nice!" ... that does it, you're free! ..." - Louis-Ferdinand Celine

"You will never stop wanting more until you allow yourself to have what you already have. To take it in. Savor it. Now is a good time to do that . . ." - Geneen Roth

"Pornography is just 'fast-food feminine energy', it will always leave you wanting more, with little or no nutritional value. There is nothing ful-filling about pornography, it pales in insignificance to a fully embodied loving woman." - Barry Long

"You know you are addicted to a food if despite knowing it is bad for you and despite wanting to change, you still keep eating it. Addiction means that a craving has more control over your behavior than you do." - Kathy Freston

"It is so great to go to a casting director and have them wanting to talk about the show that you are in. It's such a great icebreaker. It just makes the environment so much more relaxed." - Nathalie Emmanuel

"What makes us want to know the worst? Is it that we tire of preferring to know the best? Does curiosity always hurdle self-interest? Or is it, more simply, that wanting to know the worst is love's favorite perversion." - Julian Barnes

"It's easy to leave people wanting more after the first episode, but it's hard to leave people wanting more after the 24th episode. And it's my job, more than anybody else's, to keep that in mind. One season, in TV terms, is nothing. You need to hit it for three or four seasons, and then you're doing well, in TV terms. Then, you've done your job." - Bruno Heller

"Passion-it's the driving force that you just can't ignore. It's what will make your new adventure seem more like fun, than work. It's the difference between wanting to start a business and craving it." - Mac Anderson

"Jerel Law has crafted a fantastic story that will leave every reader wanting more. Stop looking for the next great read in fantasy fiction for young readers-you've found it!" - Robert Liparulo

"The tourists always seem to want something. On Thisby, it's less about wanting, and more about being." I wonder after I say it if he'll think I sound like have no drive or ambition." - Maggie Stiefvater

"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

"The difference lies in the intention behind wanting money. Your reasons for why you want to create more money is typically why you're ambitious to get it. You're either genuinely ambitious or selfishly hungry." - Aeriel Miranda

"Books are not about passing time. They're about other lives. Other worlds. Far from wanting time to pass, one just wishes one had more of it. If one wanted to pass the time one could go to New Zealand." - Alan Bennett

"Wanting a more positive environment isn't enough. You need to do something, and it doesn't require a great deal of effort or some huge change in the way you approach things at work." - Tom Rath

"I never wanted to become an actress because I'd read great literature or seen great Shakespeare. It was more just wanting to understand what the people were really like, why they said all the strange things they did." - Julie Walters

"I think it's good to have competition. Now we have a third country that can launch astronauts, so it's good for all of us. It makes us a little bit more competitive and wanting to be the leader." - Leroy Chiao

"I'm actually not a particularly negative person, but I feel like most things are better when they're not actualized. The motivation that comes from wanting something is so much more driving of people than actually getting it." - Grimes

"There's something I've been wanting to say for a long time. I'm a liberal, and I'm proud of it. In fact, I was probably a little more liberal than Hubert was. I just wanted to say that." - Muriel Humphrey

"The whole notion of sanity may be an attempt to medicalize morality - to speak of the good in the language of health: to make us more accurate, more scientific in our wanting - but by the same token it becomes a form of moral blackmail. It is as if to say: if these are not valued - if these forms of wanting and feeling and speaking and doing - are not cultivated and encouraged and rewarded in the child, then the child will be mad." - Adam Phillips

"Giving is living. If you stop wanting to give, there's nothing more to live for." - Audrey Hepburn

"Happiness consists not in having much, but in wanting no more than you have." - Lydia M Child

"Soup dumplings, sitcoms, one-night stands-good ones leave you wanting more." - Eddie Huang

"Other people have more than they need, I alone seem wanting." - Laozi

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

"How many years will you crawl through this castle, so satisfied and still wanting more?" - Roger Mcguinn

"Economic disaster begins with a philosophy of doing less and wanting more." - Jim Rohn

"Focus Not on Having Less or Having More, But on Wanting What You Have." - Gretchen Rubin

"Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want." - Geoffrey F. Abert

"Every teenager feels a wanting, a desire for something more, to be heard, to be seen." - Brad Falchuk

"Anybody who cares less about wanting to be cool, I think, is more interesting." - Aimee Mann

"Happiness comes not from having more, not from having less, but from wanting what you have." - Gretchen Rubin

"People are always giving you credit for really wanting to say more than you said." - Shel Silverstein

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

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

"Only yesterday a young woman came to me wanting a trap set for a man with a sweet smile and lithe arms. She was a fool, not for wanting him, but for wanting more of him than that." - Patricia A. McKillip

"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

"International adoption does not begin to solve the problems of the world's orphaned children. It's truly not the answer. At the same time, it solves a problem for a few. I think it can be a brilliant solution to the problem of adults wanting a child in their lives or wanting more children in their lives and the problem of children who want parents in their lives." - Melissa Fay Greene

"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

"But I guessed she would never stop wanting more for me, more from me. Maybe that's what mothers did." - Kiera Cass

"Right now, there is a stronger, more vibrant, more inspired version of "you" that is wanting and waiting to emerge." - Debbie Ford

"People are becoming more environmentally aware and caring more for animals and really wanting to improve their health." - Heather Mills

"It had much more to do with my wanting to be with hippy girls and have lots of hashish than it did with my sympathy for the plight of the North Vietnamese people under US imperialism. Much more, much more to do with hippy girls and hashish." - William Gibson

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

"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

"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 are significant relationships, of course, between wanting things and caring about them..The notion of caring is in large part constructed out of the notion of desire. Caring about something may be, in the end, nothing more than a certain complex mode of wanting it. However, simply attributing desire to a person does not in itself convey that the person cares about the object he desires." - Harry Frankfurt

"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

"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 guess, and it may be a flaw, that I think about rhythm more [than anything else]. I'm always wanting to find something unusual. I've started to try and write more traditionally, but for whatever reason, I tend toward trying to find something that sounds more like a pattern to me." - Dave Matthews

"I seem to have been able to make a career out of doing what I feel like doing, so why not keep doing it? What's corrupting is wanting to be more important. You want to be more arty - you get your identity from that. Or you get your identity out of making more money." - Jane Campion

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

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

"Of neither, girl; For if of joy, being altogether wanting, It doth remember me the more of sorrow; Or if of grief, being altogether had, It adds more sorrow to my want of joy; For what I have I need not to repeat, And what I want it boots not to complain." - William Shakespeare

"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

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

"I thought what if death is more like thinking, well, war is like the boss at your shoulder, constantly wanting more, wanting more, wanting more, and then that gave me the idea that Death is weary, he's fatigued, and he's haunted by what he sees humans do to each other because he's on hand for all of our great miseries." - Markus Zusak

"We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now." - George Sheehan

"We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely... change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now." - George A Sheehan

"But, I swear, they're turning Donna into Annie Hall this season. More ties. More suits. But they're also keeping her really motivated, ya know? Like, wanting to be a rock journalist. Wanting to be the first woman president." - Laura Prepon

"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

"'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

"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

"Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie." - Robert Breault

"Happiness is a by-product of wanting something more than happiness-to be rightly related to God and our neighbor." - Timothy Keller

"I've been wanting to make a movie about the war in Sierra Leone, specifically, for more than 15 years." - Cary Fukunaga

"Men in particular need to speak more about their personal reasons for wanting diversity in the workplace." - Jane Silber

"Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie." - Robert Brault

"For me, each day begins and ends with wanting to learn a little more about the secrets of spider silk." - Cheryl Hayashi

"I have a very addictive personality, so I'm even careful about wanting more of anything than I need - even chocolate." - Dave Gahan

"The more in vibrational sync you are with who you really are, then the more you are allowing only those things that you're wanting, and the less resistance there is. And the less resistance there is, then the less delay between the idea of the thought and the receiving of it." - Esther Hicks

"Some jobs require a more consistent challenge to moral courage than others. Politics is one. In such a setting terrifically good men and women will still be found wanting occasionally. No one does the right thing all the time. It would be more generous and fair to consider their batting average than to judge them only by their last worst act." - Michael Josephson

"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 hear, more than ever, people actively searching for women to direct, actively wanting to finance women's films, which is not to say it is easy, but I think it's been a great instance of how journalism has put pressure on business to be more fair between genders." - Natalie Portman

"Larger game teams are often a bit more experienced at working with writers, which is often a huge relief. However, it also means that there are more people wanting to wander around the narrative kitchen telling you how you should be making your story pies." - Rhianna Pratchett

"It felt to me like America was always wanting to resolve things too quickly, without thinking through what the costs and consequences would be and how that affects an individual living in that world. Then as I grew up and went about my life, I think I just got more and more interested in that gray area where things are not so easily quantified." - Robert Redford

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

"When the mind stops searching, when it stops wanting refuge, when it no longer goes in search of security, when it no longer craves more books and information, when it ignores even the memory of desire, only then will Love arrive within." - Samael Aun Weor

"Is it wrong, wanting to be at home with your record collection? It's not like collecting records is like collecting stamps, or beermats, or antique thimbles. There's a whole world in here, a nicer, dirtier, more violent, more peaceful, more colorful, sleazier, more dangerous, more loving world than the world I live in; there is history, and geography, and poetry, and countless other things I should have studied at school, including music." - Nick Hornby

"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

"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



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