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"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

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

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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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 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

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

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

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

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"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

"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

"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

"Over the years I attempted to make my style a bit more relaxed 'cause the initial style you couldn't watch for more than ten minutes without wanting to kill me." - Jo Brand

"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

"I don't appreciate, really, talking to journalists when there's a sense of wanting to kick up dust to sell more papers or get more hits on their Internet site." - Joel Edgerton

"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

"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

"I feel like always wanting more... that's how you grow and learn. You can't just be satisfied with where you are. There's so much more to learn and consume." - Jamie Chung

"I can imagine nothing more wonderful than always wanting to keep a man...It's this NOT wanting to keep them, and yet not quite being able to disentangle one's self, never quite having the ruthlessness to stike at the hands on the gunwale with an oar until they let go - that's the horrible thing." - Rose Wilder Lane

"And I didn't grow up wanting to be a director. I grew up wanting to be a writer, so for me, that was always the goal - to be a novelist, not a screenwriter. And I think, again, if I didn't have the novels, maybe I'd be much more frustrated by not having directed yet." - David Benioff

"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

"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

"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

"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

"I start every day by wanting more for others than I do for myself. I think that is how God works, and that is how I think we have to work." - Wayne Dyer

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"When I left home, I was going to ride around a little while and then go to my mom's. As I rode and rode and rode, I felt even more anxiety coming upon me about not wanting to live" - Susan Smith

"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 was' sure which of us was being more selfish-her, for wanting something that no one could promise, or me, for not promising her something that was too painfully impossible to want." - Maggie Stiefvater

"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

"I wasn't sure which of us was being more selfish-her, for wanting something that no one could promise, or me, for not promising her something that was too painfully impossible to want." - Maggie Stiefvater

"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

"Healthy love, I always think, is... wanting the person you love to be more of themselves. And I think for a parent that's a challenge, because you have to let a baby spread its wings." - Anne-Marie Duff

"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

"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

"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

"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

"I think it's still difficult to write about motherhood and anxiety, that talking about not wanting to be a mother or feeling ambivalent about motherhood makes people uneasy. The ambivalent mother is certainly much more interesting." - Laurie Foos

"Last thing you want to do with a good movie is hold the audience hostage. As an entertainer myself, I just know it's better when you leave 'em wanting more than to stick around too long." - Simon Kinberg

"Just wanting to be more of an example, but letting them know also that I made mistakes when I was a kid; and I'm not expecting you to be perfect." - Ginuwine

"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

"I think he [Vaclav Havel] probably would have liked to have written more plays. I think he missed being a playwright.I think he talked about wanting to write plays and keep appealing to people through that medium, rather than politics." - Judy Woodruff

"I'm one of the more positive cats, but when people go off about everybody wanting to be a DJ, I don't doubt them either. I understand their point as well." - Neil Armstrong

"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

"Every night I was going back to the strands of our memories and some nights, no every night, I would surrender to the fabric of you, because one night was not enough. I always found myself wanting more." - Robert M. Drake

"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

"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

"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 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

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

"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

"Healthy love, I always think, is... wanting the person you love to be more of themselves. And I think for a parent that's a challenge, because you have to let a baby spread its wings." - Annemarie Duff

"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

"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

"I make no apology for wanting to make a profit - the more I make, the bigger percentage will go to charity. So most of the work I do now is motivated by that." - John Caudwell

"I feel like I'm always learning, and I've been able to have these really wonderful moments of growth and opportunity, and you find yourself wanting to break out and do more." - Mahershala Ali

"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 wanted my students to leave my classroom loving reading and wanting to read more, and if they left my classroom thinking that reading is boring, then I haven't done my job." - Rick Riordan

"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

"I surf more now for other people than myself. I feel a lot of support from people wanting me to do well, and I feed off that. I can send a positive message to people from what I do." - Kelly Slater



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