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"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

"Was Deirdre right about me purposely wanting relationships that were impossible?" - Richelle Mead

"How wonderful to go beyond wanting and fearing in your relationships. Love does not want or fear anything." - Eckhart Tolle

"Fake relationships and fake people coming up to me and all of a sudden wanting to be my friend." - Jason Ritter

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

"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

"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

"We'd even devised the Buffy scale of life relationships: you start off wanting Xander, spend your twenties going out with Spike and setttle down with giles." - Jenny Colgan

"Beyond any technique, relationships are what heal." - Lewis Mehl-Madrona

"Relationships are like bubbles - they're fragile." - Michael Douglas

"I'm not annoying in relationships! I'm great!" - Leona Lewis

"Relationships between governments are important, but relationships between people are the real foundation of mutual understanding," - J. Christopher Stevens

"Sibling relationships are complicated. All family relationships are. Look at Hamlet." - Maurice Saatchi

"Something is wanting to science until it has been humanised." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"Though the power be wanting, yet the wish is praiseworthy." - Ovid

"Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' for wanting other people's money - only for wanting to keep your own money." - Joseph Sobran

"Let each person in relationship worry about Self-what Self is being, doing, and having; what Self is wanting, asking, giving; what Self is seeking, creating, experiencing, and all relationships would magnificently serve their purpose-and their participants!" - Neale Donald Walsch

"When people suffer, their relationships usually suffer as well. Period. And we all suffer because, as the Buddha says, that's the nature of being human and wanting stuff we don't always get." - Mary Karr

"I've definitely been in relationships with friends where I wanted to do something different than I know a friend has. It's that complicated balance between wanting to do what you know is right for you and not wanting to hurt someone's feelings. I think that's a part of growing up." - Mickey Sumner

"You ca' win enough, you ca' have enough money, you ca' succeed enough. There is not enough. The only thing that will ever satiate that existential thirst is love. And I just remember that day I made the shift from wanting to be a winner to wanting to have the most powerful, deep, and beautiful relationships I could possibly have." - Will Smith

"You can't win enough, you can't have enough money, you can't succeed enough. There is not enough. The only thing that will ever satiate that existential thirst is love. And I just remember that day I made the shift from wanting to be a winner to wanting to have the most powerful, deep, and beautiful relationships I could possibly have." - Will Smith

"I've definitely been in relationships with friends where I wanted to do something different than I know a friend has. It's that complicated balance between wanting to do what you know is right for you and not wanting to hurt someone's feelings." - Mickey Sumner

"Man is a knot into which relationships are tied." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Eighty percent of life's satisfaction comes from meaningful relationships." - Brian Tracy

"Relationships give us a reason to live. Revenge." - Ronnie Shakes

"Trust is the glue in relationships and organizations" - Stephen Covey

"Creativity is the ability to see relationships where none exist." - Thomas M. Disch

"There is extraordinary chemistry that exists in long-term relationships" - Jay Conrad Levinson

"All human relationships must be purchased with money." - George Orwell

"Relationships are where we take our recovery on the road." - Melody Beattie

"Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person." - Brian Tracy

"We all have restlessness in long-term relationships." - Helen Fisher

"Power in organizations is the capacity generated by relationships. It is an energy that comes into existence through relationships." - Margaret J Wheatley

"Bands are about these little relationships that make everything tick, and when you create new music you're testing those relationships." - Jonathan Cain

"I knew that I couldn't lie beside her, without wanting to touch her. I couldn't have felt her breath come upon my mouth, without wanting to kiss her. And I couldn't have kissed her, without wanting to save her." - Sarah Waters

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

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

"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

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

"And wanting the right rule they take chalke for cheese, as the saying is." - Nicholas Grimald

"Leave them wanting more and you know theyll call you back." - Bobby Womack

"There is no doctrine will do good where nature is wanting." - Ben Jonson

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

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

"Wanting to is the whole lesson; all the rest is practice." - Orson Scott Card

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

"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are" - Kurt Cobain

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

"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

"The idea that relationships are not a strategy is potent; and the sad commentary proceeds to say that often relationships are seen as a strategy, a means to accomplish great things - except love and relationship are not what is really wanted. We want to appear relational so people will like what we have to offer. It's the difference between wanting a good marriage and loving the person you married." - Scot McKnight

"Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships." - Harriet Lerner

"Next to blood relationships, come water relationships." - Stanley Crawford

"Moving on has allowed me to know who I am and to be present in all that I do. I take this forward in my work and in my personal relationships. It is a powerful program and I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to move on with their life." - Lou Reed

"If [kids] get into loving relationships, they're afraid they'll be found wanting, won't have the looks or body shape our culture deems worthy. Many of us feel we're falling short and if we start feeling close to another person, that we'll be found out and rejected." - Tara Brach

"When it comes to my interpersonal relationships with men, of course, a lifetime of abuse vastly affected everything I did. I always came from a place of abuse, actually wanting, welcoming, and accepting it because that was my language. It never seemed strange to me." - Karrine Steffans

"Want to improve your relationships? See love as a verb rather than as a feeling?" - Stephen Covey

"Love and respect are the most important aspects of parenting, and of all relationships." - Jodie Foster

"Little kindness and courtesies are so important. In relationships, the little things are the big things." - Stephen Covey

"Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake whole relationships." - Sharon Stone

"The glue that holds all relationships together ... is trust, and trust is based on integrity." - Brian Tracy

"Education is understanding relationships." - George Washington Carver

"Your success is directly proportional to the quality of the relationships in your life." - Danielle LaPorte

"Relationships happen in experiences." - Nathan Shedroff

"Never underestimate the power of words to heal and reconcile relationships." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Topology is the science of fundamental pattern and structural relationships of event constellations." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Man is but a network of relationships and these alone matter to him." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Relationships make me happy." - Gretchen Rubin

"Failure of your company is not failure in life. Failure in your relationships is." - Evan Williams

"Wisdom in relationships involves a selfless desire to do what's best for the other person." - Joshua Harris

"The one thing I'm very aware of is I've never been particularly good at relationships." - Thomas Sadoski

"Obesity affects every aspect of a people's lives, from health to relationships." - Jane Velezmitchell

"Relationships, like cars, should undergo regular services to make sure they are still roadworthy." - Zygmunt Bauman

"I've always liked working with friends or, you know, people I have outside relationships with." - Noah Baumbach

"Everything happens through relationships." - Arne Glimcher

"Why do people stay in relationships that are tough from almost the very beginning?" - Ira Sachs

"I have not supported same-sex marriage. I have supported civil partnerships and contractual relationships." - Hillary Clinton

"Pride is the first step in people unraveling and companies unraveling and relationships unraveling." - Jeff Foxworthy

"It's my nature to run from relationships, because I have never seen a good one." - Bethenny Frankel

"It's very difficult in France to get access to castings when you don't have any relationships." - Berenice Marlohe

"We target people who understand that relationships are the lifeline of a small company." - David Rose

"We really spend a lot of time on building relationships. And so when everyone is like, 'How do you break so many stories?' it's because I build relationships. I do it the old-fashioned way, and I build sourcing relationships, and then I take advantage of those relationships over time." - Kara Swisher

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

"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

"I want everything back, the way it was. But there is no point to it, this wanting." - Margaret Atwood

"T is virtue which they want; and, wanting it, honor no garment to their backs can fit." - Ben Jonson

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

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

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"He that is robb'd, not wanting what is stolen, Let him not know 't, and he's not robb'd at all." - William Shakespeare

"The slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. He must dominate in his turn." - Albert Camus

"Words, once my stock, are wanting to commend So great a poet and so good a friend." - John Dryden

"Lady, I didn't get up this morning wanting to be a jackass...but you just pushed my jackass button." - Bill Engvall

"Hide-and-seek, grown-up style. Wanting to hide. Needing to be sought. Confused about being found." - Robert Fulghum

"Philip Galanes makes his debut with a novel that is both heartbreaking and deftly comic, the story of a young man struggling with his most primitive desires-wanting and needing. It is a novel about the complex relationships between parents and children, a story of loss and of our unrelenting need for acknowledgment, to be seen as who we are. And in the end it is simply a love story for our time." - A.M. Homes

"We feel that we have to be right so that we can feel good. We don't want to be wrong because then we'll feel bad. But we could be more compassionate toward all these parts of ourselves. The whole right and wrong business closes us down and makes our world smaller. Wanting situations and relationships to be solid, permanent, and graspable obscures the pith of the matter, which is that things are fundamentally groundless." - Pema Chodron

"We feel that we have to be right so that we can feel good. We do' want to be wrong because then we"ll feel bad. But we could be more compassionate toward all these parts of ourselves. The whole right and wrong business closes us down and makes our world smaller. Wanting situations and relationships to be solid, permanent, and graspable obscures the pith of the matter, which is that things are fundamentally groundless." - Pema Chodron

"Dialogue is the ideal means of showing what is between the characters. It crystallizes relationships. It should, ideally, be so effective as to make analysis or explanation of the relationships between the characters unnecessary." - Elizabeth Bowen

"These days, insecure in our relationships and anxious about intimacy, we look to technology for ways to be in relationships and protect ourselves from them at the same time." - Sherry Turkle

"Work on your relationships... Relationships need renewal or they die..." - Bo Sanchez

"Unlike 'real relationships', 'virtual relationships' are easy to enter and to exit. They look smart and clean, feel easy to use, when compared with the heavy, slow-moving, messy real stuff." - Zygmunt Bauman

"I'm interested in female friendships and family relationships. So I don't write the traditional romance, where you just have the hero and the heroine's love story. I like intertwining relationships." - Susan Elizabeth Phillips

"We do have business relationships; we do licensing relationships, and people want to use Google services on top of Android. But in theory, you can use Android without Google." - Sundar Pichai

"I believe that you can love anyone. I've had relationships with women, I've had relationships with men. I don't think you should be judged based on who you find attractive. Especially guys - gay men, they really have it hard sometimes." - Amber Rose

"A lot of people hurl themselves into relationships to lose themselves, but I think the best relationships help us to be more ourselves, to bring forth our best selves." - Caroline Leavitt

"To become a better you, you must be positive towards yourself, develop better relationships, embrace the place where you are." - Joel Osteen

"Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none." - Richard DeVos

"Happiness is not based on possessions, power or prestige, but on relationships with people you love and respect." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Most real relationships are involuntary." - Iris Murdoch

"Men date. Women have relationships." - Cathy Guisewite

"Relationships don't exist... Relating does." - Marshall Sylver

"Everything is expressed through RELATIONSHIPS." - Piet Mondrian

"Relationships are now off-kilter." - Bryan Fuller

"Don't over analyze your relationships." - Leo Buscaglia

"And mothers are their daughters' role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships." - Victoria Secunda

"Conflict in close relationships is not only inevitable, it's essential. Intimacy connects people who are inevitably different." - Martha Beck

"Relationships are always worth restoring." - Rick Warren

"Relationships are never chance events." - Keith Ablow

"Plays are always about intense relationships, whether they're intense love relationships or family relationships or existential relationships." - David Ives

"Nothing is inevitable with relationships." - Lorenzo Lamas

"From my experience, moving through life, things tend to go in eight- to 10-year cycles. Friends, relationships and whatnot." - Les Claypool

"When I became secretary of state, I felt one of my primary jobs was building relationships around the world." - Hillary Clinton

"I spent a lot of time not in school, so I didn't have deep relationships with kids my own age." - Jodie Foster

"Timing is everything with relationships." - Rashida Jones

"Social media provides an avenue to build relationships with media outlets and have an ongoing relationship with reporters." - Amy Jo Martin

"You can road-test relationships." - Joel Edgerton

"Everybody is vulnerable to being in relationships where they get fooled. I'm no different. It's just human nature." - Michelle Pfeiffer

"I am terrible at relationships." - Mika

"I'm too busy for relationships." - Rita Ora

"I also have intense relationships with furniture... probably because we practically had none when I was growing up." - Barbra Streisand

"I haven't had many relationships." - Adam Lambert

"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

"Prayer is life passionately wanting, wishing, desiring God's triumph. Prayer is life striving and toiling everywhere and always for that ultimate victory." - G. Campbell Morgan

"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

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

"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)

"I have no urns, no dusty monuments; No broken images of ancestors, Wanting an ear, or nose; no forged tales Of long descents, to boast false honors from." - Ben Jonson

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

"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

"I have no urns, no dusty monuments; No broken images of ancestors, Wanting an ear, or nose; no forged tales Of long descents, to boast false honors from." - Ben Jonson

"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



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