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Wanting Recognition Quotes


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

"I think of myself as unconventional. I maybe always had a problem with authority, like a stubbornness about what's expected - despite wanting to get some recognition through performing - but also not always wanting to do the expected thing." - Kim Gordon

"I think of myself as unconventional, I guess. I maybe always had a problem with authority, like a stubbornness about what's expected - despite wanting to get some recognition through performing - but also not always wanting to do the expected thing." - Kim Gordon

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

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

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

"Most painters want recognition, especially by their peers." - Bob Ross

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

"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

"Though strength be wanting, the will to action Merits praise." - Ovid

"Stop needing and start having. Stop wanting and start being." - Ralph Marston

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

"Knowing what I was, and wanting me, anyway." - Maggie Stiefvater

"I am hated for loving. I am haunted for wanting." - Steven Morrissey

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

"Much will always wanting be To him who much desires." - Abraham Cowley

"When kids grow up wanting to be you, you matter." - Seth Godin

"Wanting is not enough, long and you attain it." - Petrarch

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

"Winning is not everything but wanting to win is." - Vincent Thomas

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

"Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is." - Vince Lombardi

"Grief is love not wanting to let go." - Earl A Grollman

"Perhaps all human interaction is about wanting and getting." - David Mitchell

"You start wanting to see a different place every day." - Shannon Hoon

"To love a thing means wanting it to live." - Confucius

"Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to." - John Ed Pearce

"We can have peace if we let go of wanting to change the past and wanting to control the future." - Lester Levenson

"Scarcity of self value cannot be remedied by money, recognition, affection, attention or influence." - Gary Zukav

"Talking about your grievances merely adds to those grievances. Give recognition only to what you desire." - Thomas Dreier

"The intuitive recognition of the instant, thus reality is the highest act of wisdom." - D.T. Suzuki

"PR is performance recognition" - Douglas Smith

"All thought begins with the recognition that something is out of place." - Plato

"Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition." - Abraham Lincoln

"The people that go on 'American Idol' do want some recognition and fame." - Kimberly Caldwell

"People love as self-recognition what they hate as an accusation." - Elias Canetti

"Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace." - George Santayana

"Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis." - Michael Bloomberg

"It is not a case of our people...wanting either separation or integration. The use of these words actually clouds the real picture. The 22 million Afro-Americans don't seek either separation or integration. They seek recognition and respect as human beings." - Malcolm X

"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

"I think that's all a form of wanting to let go, of wanting to get out... It's not something easily described or understood." - Marilyn Manson

"I am going to tell you a secret. Everything is about wanting. Everything. Things happen because of people wanting. Watch closely, and you"ll see what I mean." - David Mitchell

"I can understand wanting to be invisible and mistrusting people and wanting to understand everything before you engage with the world" - Rooney Mara

"[My work is] maybe about me maybe not wanting to be me and wanting to be all these other characters. Or at least try them on." - Cindy Sherman

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

"There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given." - Leon Kass

"I can understand wanting to be invisible and mistrusting people and wanting to understand everything before you engage with the world." - Rooney Mara

"The recognition of God is the recognition of yourself." - Helen Schucman

"Don't work for recognition, but do work worthy of recognition." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Recognition of function always precedes recognition of being." - Rita Mae Brown

"The greatest truth must be recognition that in every man, in every child is the potential for greatness." - Robert Kennedy

"Recognition is the greatest motivator." - Gerard C. Eakedale

"Just a recognition of the reality of decision-making and the state of play in the government of Israel." - Richard Boucher

"Compassion should be unbiased and based on the recognition that others have the right to happiness, just like you." - Dalai Lama

"I am not motivated by recognition, I just do things I like doing - racing, shagging, eating and drinking." - David Coulthard

"There is not a person we employ who does not, like ourselves, desire recognition, praise, gentleness, forbearance, patience." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I went from years of honing my craft to sudden recognition. It was quite a life changer." - Kathy Bates

"Stress is caused by being 'here' but wanting to be 'there'." - Eckhart Tolle

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

"And of course there must be something wrong In wanting to silence any song." - Robert Frost

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

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

"Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it." - Khalil Gibran

"When the first is plucked, a second will not be wanting." - Virgil

"Those wanting wit, affect gravity and go by the name of solid men." - John Dryden

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

"The very nature of Joy makes nonsense of our common distinction between having and wanting." - C S Lewis

"There is a big difference in wanting to and willing to." - Bear Bryant

"Believe in yourself, learn, and never stop wanting to build a better world." - Mary Mcleod Bethune

"wanting what you could not have led to misery and madness" - Cassandra Clare

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

"There is nearly always uh, a process of wanting contingency plans made in the military." - McGeorge Bundy

"Banning someone for wanting to ban others is an inappropriate response." - Corri Wilson

"I grew up always wanting to act, always knowing that's what I wanted to do." - Kristen Hager

"Clear in thinking, and clear in feeling, / and clear in wanting" - Fernando Pessoa

"Within you I lose myself... Without you I find myself Wanting to be lost again." - Anonymous

"No longer wanting to be a man...dreaming of another form of failure." - Emil Cioran

"Hi, I'm Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, wanting to say Congratulations, Canada, on preserving your national igloo." - Mike Huckabee

"I don't think anyone has done a [tablet] product that I see customers wanting." - Steve Ballmer

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

"'Footloose' is a fun movie. If you do it right, people should leave wanting to dance." - Miles Teller

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

"It's not having what you want, it's wanting what you've got." - Sheryl Crow

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

"I was wanting to be a kid at 18 instead of being a young woman." - Kristy Mcnichol

"I can relate to somebody wanting to have something to believe in." - Terry O'Quinn

"You can have anything you want, providing you first let go of wanting it." - Lester Levenson

"I've been accused of wanting to allow terrorists to have weapons to attack America." - Rand Paul

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

"I didn't always have 14,000 people wanting to hang out with me on a Saturday night." - Taylor Swift

"People say it's not ambitious, but it is actually quite ambitious wanting to help people." - Prince William

"I'd really been wanting to do a television series. I was looking for a comedy." - Jeanne Tripplehorn

"Once you get away from wanting to get paid, you can actually say some true things." - Roseanne Barr

"I know what wanting and craving adventure feels like, I can really relate to that." - Emile Hirsch

"People know they are lacking something, they are constantly wanting some kind of spiritual guidance." - Douglas Hurd

"When I was five I think, that's when I started wanting to be an actress." - Marilyn Monroe

"My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had. But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you can't have and wanting what you shouldn't want. And I shouldn't want you." - Cassandra Clare

"The world is divided between kids who grow up wanting to be their parents and those like us, who grow up wanting to be anything but. Neither group ever succeeds." - Richard Russo

"My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had. But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you ca' have and wanting what you should' want. And I should' want you." - Cassandra Clare

"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

"women are scolded both for being mothers and for not being mothers, for wanting to eat their cake and have it too, and for not wanting to eat their cake and have it too ..." - Margaret Mead

"The Boov frowned. 'Everybodies always is wanting to make a clone for to doing their work. If you are not wanting to do your work, why would a clone of you want to do your work?" - Adam Rex

"I feel like I walk a very fine line between wanting someone to be open and vulnerable and honest with me and the listeners, but not wanting anyone to ever feel like I'm exploiting them." - Alison Rosen

"Whenever you experiment with something, it's very easy to take the emotion out of it. And going back and forth between wanting to be respected artistically and wanting to move people is its own challenge." - Steven Soderbergh

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

"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

"There is a tension in relationships between wanting to return to the womb, but also wanting to be free. Because sometimes the woman's attentions can be overly maternal, and you want to go, 'Ahhhh!'" - Ralph Fiennes

"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

"You want to try and win as many slams as possible in your career. As a tennis player, that's what we always dream of as a kid, wanting to play slams, wanting to win them." - Sania Mirza

"True freedom, which is full joy, is the complete recognition of law and adaptation to it. Bondage comes from ignorance of law or opposition to it." - John Andreas Widtsoe

"Love is the recognition of beauty." - John Welwood

"Fear bespeaks of wisdom. Recognition of responsibility." - Steven Erikson

"Power is the recognition of necessity." - Abraham Rotstein

"I am in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection, but with Montana it is love." - John Steinbeck

"I have done so much for hip-hop and 'til this day, I haven't received any awards or any recognition for it." - Luther Campbell

"Freedom is the recognition of contingency." - Richard Rorty

"I'm just happy and proud to be playing music every day. Recognition is really cool, but it can also be kind of scary." - Justin Vernon

"I was considered by my peers to be a good comedian. So that's all I ever strived to do was get some recognition from my peers." - Ron White

"Freedom is the recognition of necessity." - Friedrich Engels

"Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace." - George Santayana

"I do feel that the trend is away from ageism and toward a recognition that older people have a unique voice." - Daniel Petrie

"Emancipation from every kind of bondage is my principle. I go for recognition of human rights, without distinction of sect, party, sex, or color." - Ernestine Rose

"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

"Ive felt the pressure of wanting to be known as a young actress rather than just Alisha from Misfits." - Antonia Thomas

"Christians are always wanting God to give them something. They appear as beggars before the throne of the Almighty." - Swami Vivekananda

"I had no idea what I wanted, only that I wanted something, which is the worst kind of wanting." - David Levithan

"I find my greatest strengths in wanting ti be strong. I find my greatest bravery in deciding to be brave." - David Levithan

"I'm a Crank. I'm slowly going crazy. I keep wanting to chew off my own fingers and randomly kill people." - James Dashner

"Love and esteem are the first principles of friendship, which always is imperfect where either of these two is wanting." - Eustace Budgell

"He buried his hands in the rich velvet of her hair. "I thought I"d die for wanting you." - Teresa Medeiros

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

"I find each project, although it's compartmentalized, informs me in some facet. I wake up everyday wanting to be informed." - Ryan Seacrest

"The wanting was a wilderness and I had to find my own way out of the woods." - Cheryl Strayed

"Content not thyself that thou art virtuous in the general; for one link being wanting, the chain is defective." - William Penn

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

"The secret to happiness, of course, is not getting what you want; it's wanting what you get," - Alex Trebek

"I think [the spotlight] is a lonely place to be. Everybodys wanting something from you, pulling at you." - Angie Everhart

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

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

"So the unwanting soul sees what's hidden, and the ever-wanting soul sees only what it wants." - Laozi

"The chicken probably came before the egg because it is hard to imagine God wanting to sit on an egg." - Jack Handey

"I grew up in New York wanting to be like those funny men in the movies and on the radio." - George Carlin

"I hope we get a decision shortly - I will be dead soon. (on wanting to be Man City manager)" - Stuart Pearce

"Christianity is not being weighed in the balance and found wanting. It's being tried, found difficult and rejected!" - Leonard Ravenhill

"Love, for me, is always wanting the best for the other person even if it's not what's best for you." - Mike Colter

"I think living in Israel and wanting to change reality is the best prescription for never-ending writer's block." - Etgar Keret

"Hansel is certainly about comfort, while still sort of having a peacock principle of wanting to attract attention." - Owen Wilson



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