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

"Nothing wrong with wanting to go home." - Stephon Marbury

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

"Your kisses are thieves which leave me wanting nothing." - Vanna Bonta

"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

"Last night my teacher taught me the lesson of Poverty: Having nothing and wanting nothing." - Rumi

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

"A tough will counts. So does desire.So does a rich soft wanting.Without rich wanting nothing arrives." - Carl Sandburg

"Patient endurance Attaineth to all things; Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting; Alone God sufficeth." - Teresa of Avila

"There's nothing wrong at all with women wanting to be women." - Liz Phair

"The empty, the one, the unmoved, the full, satiation, wanting nothing-that would be my evil: in short, dreamless sleep." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"There is nothing impossible in all the world except that the heart of man is wanting in resolution." - Confucius

"There's really nothing quite like someone's wanting you dead to make you want to go on living." - Roger Zelazny

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

"God never changes; Patient endurance Attains to all things; Who God possesses In nothing is wanting; Alone God suffices." - Teresa of Avila

"Depression isn't just being a bit sad. It's feeling nothing. It's not wanting to be alive anymore." - J K Rowling

"There's an awful lot of inactive kindness which is nothing but laziness, not wanting any trouble, confusion, or effort." - John Steinbeck

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

"Nothing from nothing leaves nothing." - Billy Preston

"There's nothing wrong with making little kids happy, but there's nothing wrong with wanting to be an adult actress. I mean a grown-up actress." - Anne Hathaway

"Theres nothing like standing in a place and wanting nothing so much as to change but simply not being able to." - Kevin Spacey

"There's nothing like standing in a place and wanting nothing so much as to change but simply not being able to." - Kevin Spacey

"You can do anything you want to do. What is rare is this actual wanting to do a specific thing: wanting it so much that you are practically blind to all other things, that nothing else will satisfy you." - Robert Henri

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

"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

"Let nothing disturb thee, Nothing affright thee; All things are passing; God never changeth; Patient endurance Attaineth to all things; Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting; Alone God sufficeth." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The result of this bestial lust is an indiscriminate and promiscuous splaying of all of my energies- wanting all, I accomplish nothing; desiring everything, I satisfy nothing and am satisfied by nothing." - Edward Abbey

"Let nothing disturb thee, Nothing affright thee; All things are passing; God never changeth; Patient endurance Attaineth to all things; Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting; Alone God sufficeth." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"There is nothing wrong with not wanting to be a hospitable person and have groups of people in your home touching your personables." - Amy Sedaris

"Men inadvertently comport themselves with nobility when they have grown accustomed to wanting nothing from others and always giving to them." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Nothing great in science has ever been done by men, whatever their powers, in whom the divine afflatus of the truth-seeker was wanting." - Thomas Huxley

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

"There's nothing wrong with wanting to be with someone," I said diplomatically. Unless that person turns your world upside down and makes you lose all self-control." - Richelle Mead

"There is nothing wanting to make all rational and disinterested people in the world of one religion, but that they should talk together every day." - Alexander Pope

"Nothing is so good it lasts eternally. Perfect situations must go wrong. But this has never yet prevented me wanting far too much for far too long." - Tim Rice

"There is, however, nothing wanting to the idleness of a philosopher but a better name, and that meditation, conversation, and reading should be called work." - Jean De La Bruyere

"Ahimsa is nothing if not a well-balanced, exquisite consideration for one's neighbour, and an idle man is wanting in that elementary consideration." - Mahatma Gandhi

"There's nothing wrong with wanting to be with someone," I said diplomatically. Unless that person turns your world upside down and makes you lose all self-control." - Richelle Mead

"There is nothing quixotic or romantic in wanting to change the world. It is possible. It is the age-old vocation of all humanity." - Gioconda Belli

"There is nothing wrong with wanting pay for work, or seeking to maximize one's income, as long as one does not use means that are destructive." - Richard Stallman

"There's nothing wrong with wanting a partner and doing the things to have one. To protect ourselves, we have to say, 'I don't need one.'" - Hill Harper

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

"Nothing can come of nothing." - William Shakespeare

"It has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter: it is all pure, all sincere, nothing too much, nothing wanting." - John Locke

"I feel like there's no need to put on a heel that's too high. There's nothing cute about wobbling. There's nothing cute about not wanting to dance or walk somewhere because you're in pain." - Yara Shahidi

"What is commonly called 'falling in love' is in most cases an intensification of egoic wanting and needing. You become addicted to another person, or rather to your image of that person. It has nothing to do with true love, which contains no wanting whatsoever." - Eckhart Tolle

"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

"I must say to you that my intentions for instance doing German, it is because Victoria de los Angeles is nothing to do with wanting to be like a German singer." - Victoria De Los Angeles

"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

"The highest point of music for me is to become in a place where there is no desire, no craving, wanting to do anything else. It is the best place you have ever been, and yet there is nothing there." - Terry Riley

"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'm terrible about people wanting to take pictures with me. I'm a giant baby about it. They treat you like a cartoon. There's nothing you can do except make light of it." - Zach Galifianakis

"What I say is: There is nothing that God is not. So when you ask me what God is for me, I find myself wanting to say: Everything. Everything that is, that ever was, that ever will be." - Neale Donald Walsch

"When you have children, it's like having your heart beating outside your chest. You can drive yourself crazy wanting to protect them and make sure that nothing harms them. It's a feeling of vulnerability that you can't get around sometimes." - Kevin Griffin

"Nothing makes you madder than wanting to defend yourself against something you can't even get hold of, something the human race is doing to you, but still there's nobody you can grab by the throat." - Stefan Zweig

"There is nothing wrong with wanting pay for work, or seeking to maximize one's income, as long as one does not use means that are destructive. But the means customary in the field of software today are based on destruction." - Richard Stallman

"I must say to you that my intensions for instance doing German, it is because Victoria de los Angeles is nothing to do with wanting to be like a German singer." - Victoria De Los Angeles

"The richest persons in Africa are heads of state, governors and ministers. So every 'educated' African who wants to be rich - and there is nothing wrong with wanting to be rich - heads straight into government or politics." - George Ayittey

"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 think good actors - good, collaborative actors who see themselves as leaders in a given production - can and should offer ideas that have nothing to do with wanting to direct themselves." - Joe Mantello

"The even mead, that erst brought sweetly forth The freckled cowslip, burnet, and green clover, Wanting the scythe, all uncorrected, rank, Conceives by idleness, and nothing teems But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burrs, Losing both beauty and utility." - William Shakespeare

"I think focusing limits you. As long as nothing that I'm doing suffers from my ADD in wanting to do everything, then I want to just keep doing everything. It keeps it fresh and fun." - Drew Seeley

"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

"Out of nothing can come, and nothing can become nothing." - Aulus Persius Flaccus

"One who knows nothing can understand nothing" - Billy Zane

"Having nothing, nothing can he lose." - William Shakespeare

"I don't know nothing about nothing." - Danny Bautista

"There's nothing wrong with loving your country. There's nothing wrong with caring about who gets into your country. There's nothing wrong about wanting your country to be great. There's nothing wrong with thinking that the country comes before the world. There's nothing wrong at all, and that's been wrong in the past and we're gonna make it right. We're gonna love America, we're gonna unify, we're gonna make America great again." - Rush Limbaugh

"A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing." - Martin Luther

"Nothing important happened today." - George Iii

"Nothing fails like failure" - Margaret Drabble

"Nothing succeeds like - failure." - Tommy Lasorda

"Nothing is sacred, right?" - Mia Kirshner

"Nothing can justify war." - Isaac Rosenberg

"Nothing keeps its promise." - Philip Roth

"I'm all or nothing." - Tiger Woods

"Wherever your heart rests There I will live and be blessed I've tried to line up the things I Needed to say but now my feelings just Tumble from me. I am half foolish, Half drunk with wanting you With wanting to take your hand And leap into the darkness of whatever Life will bring. Love makes me Brave and without love I'm made Nothing." - Walter Dean Myers

"..... if we were talking to you on your first day of physical life experience, we would say to you, "Welcome to Planet Earth. There is nothing that you cannot be, or do, or have. You are a magnificent creator. And you are here by your powerful and deliberate wanting to be here. Go forth, giving thought to what you are wanting, attracting life experience to help you decide what you want and once you have decided, giving thought only unto that"" - Esther Hicks

"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

"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

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina." - Suzanne Farrell

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"Wanting and needing are two different things." - Richelle Mead

"People ask without wanting to know." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"Always wanting another man than your own." - Thomas Hardy

"He killed himself for wanting to live." - Markus Zusak

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Wanting ... is something 'having' cannot cure." - Joe Fortenberry

"Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Wanting is the beginning of getting." - Rumer Godden

"Maybe I've been wanting the wrong things." - Adam Gidwitz

"Never stop wanting for your magic" - Therese Of Lisieux

"Love is wanting others to be happy." - Dalai Lama

"I started out wanting to coach football." - Lee Majors

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

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

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition." - Brenda Blethyn

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is." - Catfish Hunter

"Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing." - Laozi

"An experience of God that costs nothing does nothing" - Leonard Ravenhill

"There is nothing after death, and death itself is nothing." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Those see nothing but faults that seek for nothing else." - Thomas Fuller

"Well, I've got nothing to hide. Absolutely nothing." - Rod Stewart

"Happiness isn't wanting what you can get, but wanting what you have." - Beverly Lewis

"There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live," - Marilyn Manson

"Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone." - Craig Thompson

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

"[On men:] I'm torn between wanting to have one and wanting to be one." - Cathy Guisewite

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

"The establishment isn't new. The establishment not wanting outsiders, not wanting conservatives, isn't anything new." - Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

"Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different." - Blake Lively

"Wanting to be a screenwriter is like wanting to be a co-pilot." - Marshall Brickman

"Nothing is stronger than habit." - Ovid

"Inspiration is nothing without work." - William Morris Hunt

"Life is nothing without friendship." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Nothing is distinct and separate." - Frederick Lenz

"Nothing is far from God." - Saint Monica

"There's nothing cheap about loyalty." - Ryan Bingham

"Football without fans is nothing." - Jock Stein

"Governments institutionalize something for nothing." - James Cook

"Football is nothing without fans." - Jock Stein

"Nothing is permanent but change." - Heraclitus

"Nothing sharpens sight like envy." - Thomas Fuller

"Nature does nothing in vain." - Aristotle

"I started with nothing. Zero." - Bikram Choudhury

"Nothing comes easily for me." - Bethenny Frankel

"Nothing wrong with making money." - Adam Levine

"Advertising prods people into wanting more and better things. Of course advertising makes people dissatisfied with what they have - makes them raise their sights. Mighty good thing it does. Nothing could be worse for the United States than 200,000,000 satisfied Americans." - Bernice Fitz-Gibbon

"I don't know. I don't like girls whining and complaining about wanting a man! I never liked "Sex and the City", the kind of thing where women only feel empowered once they find The Man. It is just not up my alley. I don't believe in it. There is nothing you can control about love." - Jennifer Aniston

"A government which can protect and defend its citizens from wrong and outrage and does not is vicious. A government which would do it and cannot is weak; and where human life is insecure through either weakness or viciousness in the administration of law, there must be a lack of justice and where this is wanting, nothing can make up the deficiency." - Frances Harper

"Any experience deeply felt makes some men better and some men worse. When it has ended, they share nothing but the recollection of a commitment in which each was tested and to some degree found wanting. [...] The consequences of the journey change the voyager so much more than the embarking or the arrival." - Murray Kempton

"People tend to judge themselves as if they're white dress shirts - wanting nothing wrinkled, frayed, or stained. It might be pretty, but it's also boring. It's better to see yourself as a leather jacket. The more scuffed and sun-bleached the better. That's where the character is." - Alan Robert Neal

"A young woman, newly wed, may find herself in the delightful position of wanting to do nothing without the company of her darling husband. She may indeed discover that she spends all her waking hours with her fellow to the exclusion of every other friend or family member. This is understandable, but wholly unacceptable, to society." - Anna Godbersen

"Divine Providence is never wanting in things undertaken at Its command. Even though the whole world should rise up and destroy us, nothing could happen but what is pleasing to God. The less there is of man in affairs, the more there is of God." - Vincent de Paul

"Jesus is a mythical figure in the tradition of pagan mythology and almost nothing in all of ancient literature would lead one to believe otherwise. Anyone wanting to believe Jesus lived and walked as a real live human being must do so despite the evidence, not because of it." - Dennis McKinsey

"I think everybody starts out by seeing a few works of art and wanting to do something like them. You want to understand what you see, what is there, and you try to make a picture out of it. Later you realize that you can't represent reality at all - that what you make represents nothing but itself, and therefore is itself reality." - Gerhard Richter

"They came to her, naturally, since she was a woman, all day long with this and that; one wanting this, another that; the children were growing up; she often felt she was nothing but a sponge sopped full of human emotions." - Virginia Woolf



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