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

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

"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

"To feel alone is to be alone." - Jonathan Safran Foer

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

"If perchance you should falter during the journey, a hand would be there to support you. If that should be wanting, God, who alone could take that hand from you, would Himself accomplish its work." - Louis Pasteur

"You kids were all in college, and I suddenly saw that I was stuck alone with a man who, all those years later, was still wanting me to be someone I wasn't." - Barbara Delinsky

"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

"In the end, everything is found to be wanting." - Frank Lentricchia

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

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

"Stress is wanting something to be the way it isn't." - Eckhart Tolle

"We must get over wanting to be needed." - C S Lewis

"There's always this thing of wanting to be elsewhere." - Charlotte Gainsbourg

"I started off wanting very much to be a newscaster." - Bob Iger

"I grew up wanting to be a writer for theatre." - Christopher Durang

"Music is all about wanting to be better at it." - Geddy Lee

"I can't ever remember not wanting to be a scientist." - Steve Squyres

"You can ruin your life wanting to be an actor." - Bill Nighy

"I can't ever remember not wanting to be a scientist." - Steven Squyres

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

"I had spent my entire career not wanting to talk about weight, not wanting to deal with it, wanting to be an actor first." - Sara Rue

"Writing was the soul of everything else ... Wanting to be a writer was wanting to be a person." - Patricia Hampl

"Going back and forth between wanting to be respected artistically and wanting to move people is its own challenge." - Danger Mouse

"Yogis love to be alone." - Dharma Mittra

"I want to be alone." - Greta Garbo

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

"You don't have to be alone to feel alone." - Roland Smith

"To be adult is to be alone." - Jean Rostand

"It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be." - Brigitte Bardot

"I had gotten so used to being alone, but never entirely used to it. Never used to it enough to stop wanting the alternative." - David Levithan

"It's an attitude that has to do with curiosity, with wanting to know about things, wanting to be able to influence things, and wanting to be able to influence them in a way that's worthwhile" - Richard Bandler

"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

"I wanted to believe anything so that I would' have to face the future alone. The problem with wanting is that it makes us weak." - Leigh Bardugo

"I wanted to believe anything so that I wouldn't have to face the future alone. The problem with wanting is that it makes us weak." - Leigh Bardugo

"At the root of the shy temperament is a deep fear of social judgment, one so severe it can sometimes be crippling. Introverted people don't worry unduly about whether they'll be found wanting, they just find too much socializing exhausting and would prefer either to be alone or in the company of a select few people." - Jeffrey Kluger

"Ambition and thirst for power have a part but greed and greed alone is the reason for a man wanting to swell his ward." - Charles Ranlett Flint

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

"It's better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be." - Brigitte Bardot

"Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier." - Sam Levenson

"Besides me wanting to be an artist, I wanted to be a movie star." - Patti Smith

"Frankenstein can be a metaphor for abandonment, or wanting to be accepted for who you are, or not liking who you are and wanting to actually change that." - Kevin Grevioux

"[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

"The three saddest things are the ill wanting to be well, the poor wanting to be rich, and the constant traveler saying 'anywhere but here'." - E E Cummings

"To be alone is to be different, to be different is to be alone." - Suzanne Gordon

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"...and I suddenly feel that Henry is there, incredible need for Henry to be there and to put his hand on me even while it seems to me that Henry is the rain and I am alone and wanting him - Clare" - Audrey Niffenegger

"I started out wanting to write great poems, then wanting to discover true poems. Now, I want to be the poem." - Mark Nepo

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

"Maybe I'm just a freak of nature, but I like every aspect of touring. I like it when you play amazing shows and everyone's in high spirits, I like hating everything and wanting to be alone, I like the days that are boring and there's nothing to do, I love the time wasted. I love everything about it." - Ahmed Gallab

"When you have a well developed body and you're confident, you see people bending your way, wanting to be on your side, wanting to do things for you." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

"I don't think anyone should grow up wanting to go around killing people. I don't think anyone should grow up wanting to be a secret agent." - Timothy Dalton

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

"The ambition, the drive, the wanting to be the center of attention, the wanting to succeed... They're all inside me somewhere." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"I want to be left alone." - Greta Garbo

"We must relearn to be alone." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Rather a stone, but to be alone!" - Isaac Leib Peretz

"I am ready to be alone." - Chuck Klosterman

"I need, absolutely, to be alone." - Jeanne Moreau

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

"For every person wishing to teach there are thirty not wanting to be taught." - W. C. Sellar

"Not wanting to disappoint is what pushed me to be successful." - Jerry Rice

"Wanting something to make you happy is a sure way to be miserable." - Mooji

"Wanting to be accepted is something I like a lot of people can relate to." - Janel Parrish

"Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are." - Allan Lokos

"You kind of need to weed through who is wanting to be a true friend." - Aj Michalka

"I didn't grow up wanting to be an actor, and I didn't go to acting school." - Paul Schneider

"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

"Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important." - T S Eliot

"Wanting to work is so rare a merit, that it should be encouraged." - Abraham Lincoln

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

"Don't trap yourself with the desire of wanting to be liked." - Jada Pinkett Smith

"Nobody ever became a writer just by wanting to be one." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I guess I thought the strength of my wanting would be enough to make him appear." - Lisa Kleypas

"Wanting to work is so rare a merit that it should be encouraged." - Abraham Lincoln

"Hell is wanting to be somewhere different from where you are." - Geneen Roth

"You will be a great entrepreneur if you operate with a real sincere wanting to serve." - Russell Simmons

"I can motivate myself fine just by wanting to be my best." - Chris Bosh

"A reporter is never put off by somebody not wanting to be interviewed." - Nat Hentoff

"Wanting to be someone you're not is a waste of the person you are." - Kurt Cobain

"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

"Wanting to work is so rare a want that it should be encouraged." - Abraham Lincoln

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

"I go back and forth between wanting to be abundantly simple and maddeningly complex." - John Baldessari

"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are." - Kurt Cobain

"To be frank, politics is about wanting power, getting it, exercising it, and keeping it." - Jean Chretien

"Anybody who cares less about wanting to be cool, I think, is more interesting." - Aimee Mann

"My mother was always encouraging about my wanting to be an artist." - Chris Ware

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

"I grew up watching PBS and wanting to be a part of it, just like HBO." - Jeremy Piven

"When an idea is wanting, a word can always be found to take its place." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Give up wanting to deserve any thanks from anyone, or thinking anybody can be grateful." - Catullus

"I grew up wanting to be a painter and paint pictures." - Paul Simonon

"I'm really grounded and quite hippie, wanting to nurture and have children and be quiet." - Sienna Miller

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

"We are human beings. We operate from wanting to be rewarded." - Hill Harper

"I don't see anything wrong in someone wanting to be famous or having sky-high ambitions." - Randeep Hooda

"I'd be lying if I said, 'No,' to wanting a lot of kids." - Gisele Bundchen

"You don't come into this life wanting to be anything other than happy." - Demi Moore

"If you`re wanting to do policy, it should be bipartisan." - Joe Manchin

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

"I don't know that I ever wanted greatness, on its own. It seems rather like wanting to be an engineer, rather than wanting to design something-or wanting to be a writer, rather than wanting to write. It should be a by-product, not a thing in itself. Otherwise, it's just an ego trip." - Roger Zelazny

"I want to be alone ... I just want to be alone." - William A Drake

"To be alone with Silence is to be alone with God." - Samuel Miller Hageman

"I read to be alone. I read so as not to be alone." - Bich Minh Nguyen

"People run away to be alone,' he said. Some people had to be alone." - William Trevor

"I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone." - Audrey Hepburn

"Some believe it to be just friends wanting, as if to be healthy enough to wish health." - Aristotle

"If you want to be a yogi, you must be free, and place yourself in circumstances where you are alone and free from all anxiety. One who desires a comfortable and nice life and at the same time wants to realize the Self is like the fool who, wanting to cross the river, caught hold of a crocodile, mistaking it for a log of wood." - Swami Vivekananda

"Being alone can be good. It's easy to find peace alone. But sometimes, being alone is a king of death." - Dean Koontz

"What would it be like to let go of wanting things to be other than they are?" - Byron Katie

"I just always wanted to be an actor. I don't remember ever not wanting to be an actor." - Bridget Regan

"To be married is to be neither alone nor together." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Other people have more than they need, I alone seem wanting." - Laozi

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

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

"I don't remember as a kid wanting to do or be anything else but drive something, be a race driver." - Mario Andretti

"You have to be taught to leave us alone. Leave us alone." - Stirling Silliphant

"IsoldA: The only way to be alone is to behave as though we are alone already." - Victor Pelevin

"Style comes from knowing who you are and who you want to be in the world; it does not come from wanting to be somebody else, or wanting to be thinner, shorter, taller, prettier." - Nina Garcia

"Is it easier for a man to live his life again as a fish, than to accept the wonder of being human? So alone, so frightened, so wanting for what we are afraid to give tongue to." - Richard Flanagan

"She would have liked to know how he felt as to a meeting. Perhaps indifferent, if indifference could exist under such circumstances. He must be either indifferent or unwilling. Has he wished ever to see her again, he need not have waited till this time; he would have done what she could not but believe that in his place she should have done long ago, when events had been early giving him the indepencence which alone had been wanting." - Jane Austen

"Be an outcast. Be pleased to walk alone." - Alice Walker

"My advice to anyone wanting to get into the music business, is always be ready to learn and remain humble." - Rayvon Owen

"It goes back to all of us wanting to be in Hollywood. We're all dying to win an Oscar." - Jerry Della Femina

"You're like a god from a Greek myth, Saiman. You have no empathy. You have no concept of the world beyond your ego. Wanting something gives you an automatic right to obtain it by whatever means necessary with no regard to the damage it may do. I would be careful if I were you. Friends and objects of deities' desires dropped like flies. In the end the gods always ended up miserable and alone." - Kate Daniels" - Ilona Andrews

"You're like a god from a Greek myth, Saiman. You have no empathy. You have no concept of the world beyond your ego. Wanting something gives you an automatic right to obtain it by whatever means necessary with no regard to the damage it may do. I would be careful if I were you. Friends and objects of deities" desires dropped like flies. In the end the gods always ended up miserable and alone." - Kate Daniels" - Ilona Andrews

"The Buddha taught that suffering is the extra pain in the mind that happens when we feel an anguished imperative to have things be different from how they are. We see it most clearly when our personal situation is painful and we want very much for it to change. It's the wanting very much that hurts so badly, the feeling of "I need this desperately," that paralyzes the mind. The "I" who wants so much feels isolated. Alone." - Sylvia Boorstein

"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

"Children love to be alone because alone is where they know themselves, and where they dream." - Roger Rosenblatt

"Woe unto him that is never alone, and cannot bear to be alone." - Philip Gilbert Hamerton

"Being alone when one's belief is firm, is not to be alone." - Berthold Auerbach

"Alone.'Twas her destiny to be ever surrounded by others, yet ever alone." - Teresa Medeiros

"If you're a painter, you're not alone. There's no way to be alone." - Franz Kline

"Don't go away. I don't want to be alone. I can't stand being alone." - Arnold Rothstein

"I remember being alone a lot as a child, and I still love to be alone." - Cindy Williams

"I understand wanting to do your craft. I understand wanting to have a passion for your art and for your ability to be an actor, to be a singer, to be a dancer - that I understand. Wanting to be famous - I don't get that. But that's where we're living right now." - Lorna Luft

"Growing up and being a kid, I knew that creativity was at the heart of what I wanted to do. I always had this feeling of wanting to be a comedian and wanting to be an actor." - Chris Gethard

"My transition from wanting to be a cartoonist to wanting to be a writer may have come about through that friendly opposition, that even-handed pairing, of pictures and words." - John Updike

"I've been singing since I was 16 because I love it - I wanted to be a singer, not a star. There's a difference between wanting to be famous and wanting to sing well." - Bonnie Tyler

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

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

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

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



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