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

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

"I 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

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

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

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

"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

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

"Although we are all the same in not wanting problems and wanting a peaceful life, we tend to create a lot of problems for ourselves. Encountering those problems, anger develops and overwhelms our mind, which leads to violence. A good way to counter this and to work for a more peaceful world is to develop concern for others. Then our anger, jealousy and other destructive emotions will naturally weaken and diminish." - Dalai Lama

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

"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

"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 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

"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

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

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

"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

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

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

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"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

"No offense, boys are more immature than girls. Knowing that and not wanting any BS in my life - not having time for it - you just have to be smart about it. Obviously, if you're really attracted to someone and you're in love with them, that's fine. But I see all my brothers and how they act and ... to be picky is good." - Nicola Peltz

"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

"Just the desire to play a mom, wanting to play someone actually closer to who I am and where I am in my life. People are used to seeing me play the single, hot girl, which has been fun, but at the same time, this role is more akin to my natural proclivities." - Essence Atkins

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

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

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

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

"Wanting to be on television is a mental illness. Wanting to be president of the United States, wanting to be an actor - these are degrees of the same mental illness. If you need to be approved of simultaneously by more people than are in this room now, there's a problem." - Keith Olbermann

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

"We're stuck in fear and in not wanting to cross that most important bridge of understanding that we're more alike or not. We all cry, we all laugh." - Stevie Wonder

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

"Rock stars wanting to write is even worse than wanting to act in movies, right?" - Evan Dando

"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

"Forget the statistics...we have to do more. You cannot look these children in the eye and see how desperate is their situation without wanting to help." - Liam Neeson

"When I'm attached, I find that I don't see the other person as clearly because I'm more caught up in what I'm wanting." - Tara Brach

"Seriously, if people tune in and watch 'Falling Skies,' they will see a show that will excite them, move them, and will leave them wanting more!" - Maxim Knight

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

"Ultimately, we want to provide people with a unique experience, and an unexpected one as well. We'd like people to leave the theater having questions, being intrigued, wanting to know more, and forming their own opinions about the characters and the world we created. We'd like the film and its images to stick around in people's heads, possibly be recalled every time the letter "H" comes up in everyday life." - Rania Attieh

"I think often people fall into the breadth trap of wanting to do too long a period of time, and obviously there's this sort of algorithm of how much depth you can put into something times how much of their life you're trying to show. My attitude has always been, I'd rather show a briefer period of time in more detail than a longer period of time in less detail." - Steven Soderbergh

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

"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

"Confidence was never in short supply in my case. If anything, I think I overshot the mark with confidence way too early in my career, and gradually, it's about just getting more humble and wanting to sit down more." - Ariel Pink

"In my case, I made the decision early on that I was going to be very open about the book and claim upfront that each of the stories was based on my life experience. I think my reasoning goes back to what I was saying earlier, about wanting the book to be "more than a book," that I wanted the reader to feel a little unsettled about what they were reading: there's a core of factual truth here." - Leslie Pietrzyk

"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

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

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

"It's wanting that gets so many folks in trouble." - John Marston

"Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting." - Bible

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

"Typically, discussions of the safety net boil down to one side wanting to spend more in the name of compassion, and the other side wanting to spend less in the name of fiscal restraint. In both cases, money serves as a proxy for moral responsibility." - Todd Young

"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

"The more we desire for that which is superfluous, the more we meet with difficulties; our strength and possessions are spent in unnecessary things, and are wanting when required for that which is necessary." - Maimonides

"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

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

"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

"Our children are exposed to 10, 20, 30 times the number of words that our great-grandfathers were exposed to. We're exposed in a single day or two to more horror on our Internet Web pages than our great-grandfathers were exposed to in decades of living. We have not created modern minds for that modern world. Science and technology has just dumped it on us. And I think people yearn for it. I think you see it in what's popular. Why are people wanting to learn about meditation and talking about a purpose-driven life? It's because they know more is needed in the modern world." - Steven C. Hayes

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

"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

"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

"I don't think anything in my game has regressed in the last couple years. I think I've only gotten better. I keep wanting to assume more responsibility in all parts of the rink." - Jonathan Toews

"But the primary reason for wanting the dollar to become more competitive in the near future is that we may need an increase in exports this year and in 2007 to sustain the economy's current pace of expansion." - Martin Feldstein

"I'm human," he said in a tormented tone. "And I'm not." He dropped his hand to her shoulder. "I never knew softness," he breathed. "Not until the moment you touched me in your store. My life is violent and dangerous. Its dark and twisted and no place for someone like you. I have more people wanting me dead than I can count. They will stop at nothing, and you.." He ground his teeth before he spoke again. "You'll never want again for anything in your life. I swear it on what little bit of human soul I have left." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Homosexuality is a cage in which you are trapped in an endless cycle of constantly wanting more - sexually - that you can never actually receive, constantly full of emptiness, trying to justify your twisted actions by politics and 'feel good' language." - Michael Glatze

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

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

"That's the main work that I've done in my life - really wanting to get past that gender trap where there's a certain nudity in poetry. It's not about showing my soul, it's about observations." - Emily Haines

"Who is my biggest inspiration? Wow... I really, without wanting to sound 'aw gee shucks,' I'd have to say my wife who taught a rather uptight Englishman what there is to be got out of life. Susan is my greatest inspiration. She has more integrity than anyone I know, and integrity is more important than anything for a happy and successful life." - Charles Shaughnessy

"That odd capacity for destitution, as if by nature we ought to have so much more than nature gives us. As if we are shockingly unclothed when we lack the complacencies of ordinary life. In destitution, even of feeling or purpose, a human being is more hauntingly human and vulnerable to kindnesses because there is the sense that things should be otherwise, and then the thought of what is wanting and what alleviation would be, and how the soul could be put at ease, restored. At home. But the soul finds its own home if it ever has a home at all." - Marilynne Robinson

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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

"Without individuals feeling safe and having an environment of safety, they then have reluctance of taking part in the city of being active. They wind up wanting to leave the city. Thats more detrimental." - Dick Powell

"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

"Wanting to change, to improve, a person's situation means offering him, for difficulties in which he is practiced and experienced, other difficulties that will find him perhaps even more bewildered." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"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

"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

"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

"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 have - I have more than an interesting task in piloting Wales into our new democracy, without wanting to exercise draconian powers on behalf of anybody else - I can assure of that." - Ron Davies

"I complained to my mother about wanting to look less like myself and more like my friends. My mother then gave me a lesson in embracing my differences and loving them despite what others said." - Taye Diggs

"In some ways it's taken me decades to come clean and make honest work - and still to this day, sometimes I find myself wanting to hide behind my work and deny the more biographical aspects." - David Knopfler

"Without individuals feeling safe and having an environment of safety, they then have reluctance of taking part in the city of being active. They wind up wanting to leave the city. That's more detrimental." - Dick Powell

"I'm always for lower taxes because lower taxes make people want to do things. Less burden, more fun, and economics is about people wanting to have fun. Growth is fun for people in the marketplace." - Amity Shlaes

"The peoples of the Andes believe in the concept of 'living well' instead of wanting to 'live better' by consuming more, regardless of the cost to our neighbors and our environment." - Evo Morales

"Television has shied away from being too dark, because so much has happened to us recently here in the West, and people are sort of wanting to see more uplifting sorts of things." - Idris Elba

"But even writing the column for the 'Telegraph,' that idea of working to deadlines, which as an actor that's not something you have to do in the same way. It's excited me into wanting to do a bit more." - Dan Stevens

"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

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

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

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

"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

"I'm more interested in life than life-style." - Stephanie Zimbalist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"I do' think we ever really live in the present; instead, we"re either just this side of the past or future, wavering anxiously between anticipation and recollection. That's where I lived my life, always wanting, longing, wishing." - Jonathan Hull

"Anybody's life may be just as romantic and strange and interesting if he or she fails as if he or she succeed. All the difference is, that the last chapter is wanting in the story." - Thomas Hardy

"I think to write fiction you have to have a powerful need/desire to connect. I can't. Wanting to and not being able to has lead to a lot of misery in my life." - Henry Rollins

"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

"You cannot spend your life wanting to be someone else, snipping off pieces of yourself you don't like, and suddenly expect, upon reaching a goal, to be confident, self-accepting, rooted like an oak tree in your being." - Geneen Roth

"I booked my first studio at like 12 or 13. Somewhere in that season of my life, singing along with the radio became me wanting to be on radio, you know." - Frank Ocean

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

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

"I went through my whole life wanting to feel I belonged. I was very, very lonely, so I would marry people that I wasn't really in love with, and who weren't right for me, because I hoped they would be." - Lana Wood

"I'm considered wise, and sometimes I see myself as knowing. Most of the time, I see myself as wanting to know. And I see myself as a very interested person. I've never been bored in my life." - Maya Angelou

"'Sustainable Development' is an oxymoron. 'Development' in all it's senses entails expansion and wanting more. Continual expansion and wanting more are unsustainable. Globally we are approaching the point when the only sustainable way forward is to want less. Indeed, the choice element may be removed from us and we will just have to have less. In the meantime we still have some choices about how to influence our future" - Don Johnston

"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

"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

"Don't seek more days in your life but more life in your days." - Charles R Swindoll

"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

"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

"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

"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

"Overwhelm, panic, and wanting to flee were states of being in my everyday life as I tried to figure out life on my own, in the city I had grown up in, after an entire life made in Olympia, Washington for the eight years previous." - Wendy C. Ortiz



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