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"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

"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

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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

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

"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

"Yoga began with the first person wanting to be healthy and happy all the time." - Swami Satchidananda

"You can spend so much time wanting someone and they can have absolutely no idea." - Taylor Swift

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

"When you can't have what you want, it's time to start wanting what you have." - Kathleen A. Sutton

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

"I always saw myself wanting to do something deemed successful and good at the same time." - Howard Schultz

"I've been writing and wanting to direct for a long time." - Andy Serkis

"What we want... is for students to get more interested in things, more involved in them, more engaged in wanting to know; to have projects that they can get excited about and work on over long periods of time, to be stimulated to find things out on their own." - Howard Gardner

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"When I started making movies, I was pretty young, and at the time I felt like there needed to be more confrontation in cinema - or I needed to make something more disruptive - so in the beginning, those movies were me wanting to play with the rules." - Harmony Korine

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

"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

"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

"No one wants to hear about how awesome you were; people want to hear about the time you blew it. So I think the longer you do stand-up, the more comfortable you are. You stop wanting to hide your foibles and instead want to show who you are." - Aisha Tyler

"Ancient and oriental civilizations were more sensitive than we are to the cycles of things; to the succession of generations, both divine and human; and to change within stasis. Western man is virtually alone in wanting to make his God into a fortress and personal immortality into a bulwark against time." - Marguerite Yourcenar

"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

"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

"The moment you enter Bhutan, you notice that there are no traffic lights. It is almost like you've stepped into a Shangri-La or a vortex of time 200 years ago. Those kinds of experiences are very much of the countryside of Bhutan, where people are truly happy in the sense of not creating and wanting more." - Karan Bajaj

"I wish for a moment that time would lift me out of this day, and into some more benign one. But then I feel guilty for wanting to avoid the sadness; dead people need us to remember them, even if it eats us, even if all we can do is say "I'm sorry" until it is as meaningless air." - Audrey Niffenegger

"I started out wanting to be a naturalist. My obsession in my youth was with bird-watching. I collected things, I spent a lot of time outdoors. I only vaguely realized that science was a little more than natural history, but by then I was hooked." - Matt Ridley

"Allan had come down wanting to do some sort of crucial music and I'd been involved in so-called Art Music and wanted to explore other areas - we were approaching it in some quite tongue-in-cheek ways and we had a lot of fun - we spent more time laughing than playing music." - Jamie Muir

"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

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

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

"I don't think there will ever be a time when people will stop wanting to bring about change." - Yuri Kochiyama

"I'm just excited I get to sing all the time. There's nothing but open ears of people wanting to listen." - Delta Goodrem

"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

"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

"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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

"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

"When I'm working, I have a hard time switching off, and when I'm not working, I have a hard time thinking of ever wanting to work again." - Natalie Massenet

"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

"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

"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

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

"The idea of being given things that you don't necessarily deserve was always a difficult one for me to negotiate, and so I really always felt that I had to prove myself. Being the daughter of a famous man I guess is more easy than being the daughter of a famous woman, but at the same time there was a sense of really, with me, of wanting to earn my own way." - Anjelica Huston

"Much like the removal of moles and skin lesions is done to prevent them from growing into more serious skin abnormalities, removing minor discord before it becomes a calamity is an important use of our time. Most people don't like to make waves and they swallow frustration and bury true feelings, not wanting to compromise temporary tranquility, never realizing that massive turmoil doesn't start out massive-it grows beneath the skin like a cancer that could have been avoided with early detection." - T D Jakes

"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've been wanting for some time to find a way of stylizing cinema and trying to get closer to the emotional story I was telling and get rid of all the bumph that goes with it and allow the audience a more participatory experience. It was an attempt to do all of those things and to express the idea that all these people were just performing roles in their lives." - Joe Wright

"Much like the removal of moles and skin lesions is done to prevent them from growing into more serious skin abnormalities, removing minor discord before it becomes a calamity is an important use of our time. Most people do' like to make waves and they swallow frustration and bury true feelings, not wanting to compromise temporary tranquility, never realizing that massive turmoil does' start out massive-it grows beneath the skin like a cancer that could have been avoided with early detection." - T D Jakes

"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

"Having more does not keep you from wanting more. And if you always want more - to be richer, more beautiful, more well known - you are missing the bigger picture, and I can tell you from experience, happiness will never come" - Mitch Albom

"Being raised on a boat felt like it was totally normal to me. I was just another kid hanging out, doing this and that. My girlfriend and I had a funny period of time where I was always wanting to hug her all the time. I looked at my brother and he's the same way. It wasn't that our family was necessarily more affectionate than others. It was that we were basically sitting on top of each other, or side by side squished in together all the time. Because the boat was that small. It became part of our nature to be close to people." - Jherek Bischoff

"Of all the reasons for wanting to write, the only one that nurtures us through time is love of the work itself." - Robert Mckee

"I waited for a long time and there was nothing but the pain of wanting something I couldn't seem to find." - Megan Hart

"And eternity is a long time. So if you have to spend it with someone I could see wanting to spend it with someone impossible...but interesting...." - Meg Cabot

"James Edward Oliver might have been one of the great mathematicians of his time had he not been absolutely wanting in the power of continuous work." - Simon Newcomb

"After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. It is not logical, but is often true" - Leonard Nimoy

"If I can make a generalization, men get into politics because, from the time they're little boys, they've been wanting to be President." - Barbara Boxer

"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

"I had been wanting to do a musical for a really long time. I wanted people in New York to know that I can sing." - Missi Pyle

"I have seen people wanting to devote their time & energy to nation building. All they need is an opportunity. 'MyGov' is that opportunity!" - Narendra Modi

"For a long time, my shows were about people walking out or about getting my gigs canceled or having the presenter not wanting to pay me." - Eric Bogosian

"The problem with wanting the tax code to be 'simpler, fairer,' and 'pro-growth' is that it's impossible to achieve all three at the same time." - Timothy Noah

"There are days when I struggle with wanting to be a full-time, stay-at-home mom, and feeling guilty about that because I work." - Tori Spelling

"People gave me such a bad time about wanting a baby. I didn't want a baby, and I still don't. I wanted a dog." - Ann Patchett

"I'd just like to be able to walk outside as everyone does and enjoy time with my friends, not feel bad for not wanting to take a picture." - Liam Payne

"Eventually, out of sheer will of never wanting to get a job or go to college, I found my way into doing music full-time." - Nate Ruess

"I've always been about wanting people to spread my music and share it. This way, it allowed me to adapt in real time." - Anoop Desai

"With better education and affluence there have been more Egyptians interested in nature. There are now more Egyptian divers, desert safari enthusiasts and ecotourists - I know Egyptian who have traveled to Antarctica, Tanzania, South Africa and climbed the Himalayas. Now Egyptians are talking of wanting to explore and see more of their own country. I believe they too will fall in love with Egypt and will want to protect it. The revolution is a process, it will take time, but at least there is hope now!" - Mindy Baha El Din

"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

"You can purposefully use your feelings to transmit an even more powerful frequency, by adding feeling to what you are wanting." - Rhonda Byrne

"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

"He that writes Or makes a feast, more certainly invites His judges than is friends; there's not a guest But will find something wanting or ill-drested." - Robert Howard (playwright)

"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

"There is no greater offence than harbouring desires. There is no greater disaster than discontent. There is no greater misfortune than wanting more." - Laozi

"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

"It's often the case with successful TV shows that they kind of inadvertently live on past their prime. It's best to leave the audience wanting more." - Vince Gilligan

"It's better to leave them wanting more than to be the show where people are like, "Oh, that's still on the air?"" - Robbie Amell

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

"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

"I started wanting to inject more colorful chord phrasings from the music I actually grew up on, which was Hendrix, Rolling Stones, and stuff like that." - Bucky Pope

"I was just thinking about my own natural way of one-night stands: always wanting to be more attached to something. I'm not very good at detaching myself." - Sampha

"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

"Such is the aspect of this shore; 'T is Greece, but living Greece no more! So coldly sweet, so deadly fair, We start, for soul is wanting there." - Lord Byron

"Love is great, love is fine. Out the box, out of line. The affliction of the feeling leaves me wanting more." - Rihanna

"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've never understood why some people hesitate before diving into unfamiliar tasks or activities. I couldn't imagine wanting more instructions about anything." - Martha Beck

"I'm a pretty good ventriloquist, but it's the entertainment value and the laughs that keep people sitting there and wanting more." - Jeff Dunham

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

"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

"The standard has gone up, whether that's down to the split divisions or more professionalism. People are raising the bar and wanting to emulate the England team." - Stuart Law

"One more thing, one more time." - Josh Sundquist

"People expect more and more every time." - Lil Boosie

"He had a word, too. Love, he called it. But I had been used to words for a long time. I knew that that word was like the others: just a shape to fill a lack; that when the right time came, you wouldn't need a word for that any more than for pride or fear....One day I was talking to Cora. She prayed for me because she believed I was blind to sin, wanting me to kneel and pray too, because people to whom sin is just a matter of words, to them salvation is just words too." - William Faulkner

"I'm such an old fart that I started buying books on film and TV and radio and music when, for television, the entire shelf of books was only a couple of them. You go into the '70s before you start getting books on TV that you start wanting to collect. And by the time that you get to something like the Brooks and Marsh book it's invaluable. My house got hit by lightning in 1989 and burned down. And I got more than a half dozen Brooks and Marsh books sent to me by friends immediately, as though that's what you need more than clothes or food. That's how treasured that book was." - David Bianculli

"Quicker by taking more time." - Proverbs

"Time is, time was, but time shall be no more." - James Joyce

"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

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

"Our knowledge of what the richer than ourselves possess, and the poor do not, has never been more widespread. Therefore, envy, which is wanting what others have, and jealousy, which is not wanting others to have what one has, have never been more widespread." - John Fowles

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

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"The main thing for me is just the length of time it takes to make a movie. It's at least a year of just talking about it, talking about it with yourself or your director or your other castmates or the press, so you just want to make sure it's a film that although you initially feel this pull or this drive to it, you don't really have the answers to why you're drawn to it. But it's more about not knowing the answers to certain questions but wanting to go on the journey of discovery to find the answers." - Brie Larson

"A lot of my work has been about the unexpected-that kind of wanting to be the heroine and yet wanting to kill the heroine at the same time. That kind of dilemma-that push and pull-is the underlying turbulence that I bring to each of the pieces that I make." - Kara Walker

"I was a little too antsy, I was jumping around, wanting to go here, wanting to be there. Once I started smoking weed, I just wanted to stay and play the video game and rap. You spend good time with your daughter, man, after you go smoke, chill with your daughter. You're willing to do whatever she want to do." - Schoolboy Q

"Every time I see a good play or watch a good movie, I have the same feeling I had as a child of wanting to be that person on stage or wanting to run through the forest with a big dress on." - Elizabeth Debicki

"The only other thing I can really remember wanting to do besides acting was a gas station attendant. At the time, that seemed like a great job - wash the windows, pump the gas - it looks so cool coming home with black hands. There's a natural transition, from wanting to be a gas station attendant to being an actor, right?" - Daniel Stern

"People love a conflict. Artistic conflict is not like that at all. It's just wanting your own space, it's not wanting what the other person has. And we dissolved at a good time - we were very close to the top of our game." - Grant Hart



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