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Wanting To Improve Quotes


"Those wanting to improve democracy in their countries should not wait for permission." - Bulent Ecevit

"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

"To improve the oarsman you must improve the man." - Steve Fairbairn

"The best revenge is to improve yourself." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"Strive always to improve the instrument." - Henry E. Steinway

"Improve every opportunity to be melancholy." - Henry David Thoreau

"Our work to improve privacy continues today." - Mark Zuckerberg

"The warrior is always trying to improve." - Paulo Coelho

"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

"We have got to use every opportunity to improve individually so we can improve collectively." - Nick Saban

"The best way to improve your team is to improve yourself." - John Wooden

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

"Things are not going to improve for you in life until YOU improve" - Les Brown

"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

"Sociology was born of the modern ardor to improve society." - Albion Woodbury Small

"I think she will have to improve her volleys." - Maria Bueno

"Two words to improve any dish. Ba, Con" - Ted Allen

"Associate with people who are likely to improve you." - Seneca the Younger

"When you are through trying to improve, you are through." - Vince Lombardi

"Problems almost always create opportunities - to learn, grow and improve." - John C Maxwell

"He never stopped wanting to save the world." - Ron Reagan

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

"Strength, wanting judgment and policy to rule, overturneth itself." - Horace

"To him that will, waies are not wanting." - George Herbert

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

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

"Faith means not wanting to know what is true." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Not wanting to die was another universal constant, it seemed." - Robert J. Sawyer

"Wanting to become stronger than everybody else has no meaning." - Christian Tissier

"It's the wanting to know that makes us matter." - Tom Stoppard

"... I keep wanting to crawl back into the womb ..." - Sylvia Plath

"The primitive sign of wanting is trying to get...." - G. E. M. Anscombe

"Why? Why are they always wanting to kill Jews?" - Alex Jones

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

"Wanting others to love you, you give away your heart. Wanting others to see you, you give away your eyes." - Leonard Jacobson

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

"There's a lot of disorder that comes along with wanting to know everything and wanting to try everything and wanting to experience everything, but there's a lot of knowledge that comes out of it too." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"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

"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

"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

"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

"To learn, you have to listen. To improve, you have to try." - Thomas Jefferson

"It's easy to feel equal to wanting. It's rare to feel equal to having." - Helen Humphreys

"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 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

"If a ballplayer is satisfied, he's going to slip. You have to keep fighting to improve." - Nellie Fox

"It is a folly second to none; to try to improve the world." - Moliere

"I just want to improve game to game and try to get better." - Colin Kaepernick

"Men will not be content to manufacture life: they will want to improve on it." - John Desmond Bernal

"The most effective way to improve productivity is to eliminate work." - William E Conway Jr

"In order to improve democracy, then, it's necessary to change the people, as Brecht ironically proposed." - Alain Badiou

"Only by constantly exposing myself to someone better than I have I been able to improve." - Joe Hyams

"The only way to improve tomorrow is to know what you did wrong today." - Robin S. Sharma

"Like I said, I'm just trying to continue to improve and get better" - Karrie Webb

"The way to feel better about your own situation is to improve someone else's circumstances." - Ezra Taft Benson

"The worst way to improve the world is to condemn it." - Philip James Bailey

"To see them succeed, to see them improve, that is what matters." - Frederick Lenz

"Human beings invent just as many ways to sabotage their lives as to improve them." - Mark Goulston

"Past scholars studied to improve themselves; Today's scholars study to impress others." - Confucius

"Wanting neither too much to live, nor too much to die." - Janet Morris

"It's weak and despicable to go on wanting things and not trying to get them." - Marion Milner

"Wanting to work is a luxury; having to work is not." - Steve Guttenberg

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

"I was a very, very establishment person prior to wanting to run." - Donald Trump

"All plot comes from the character's trying to get something, to achieve something, wanting, desiring, longing." - Robert Olen Butler

"You can't get unless you give. And you have to give without wanting to get." - Theodore White

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

"It's almost impossible to read a fine thing without wanting to do a fine thing." - John Steinbeck

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

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

"Improve quality, you automatically improve productivity." - W Edwards Deming

"The teachers of our law, and to propose What might improve my knowledge or their own." - John Milton

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

"My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument."" - Desmond Tutu

"If you want to improve your world, then focus your attention on helping others." - John C Maxwell

"In his comic scenes, Shakespeare seems to produce, without labor, what no labor can improve." - Samuel Johnson

"Strive to have sunshine in our hearts each day. It will greatly improve our outlook." - Tom Baker

"Always aim for 100 percent and you'll always know where to improve." - Ron Kaufman

"Performance ought to improve with experience, and pressure is an obstacle that the diligent can overcome." - Malcolm Gladwell

"There's only one way to improve society. Present it with a single improved unit: yourself." - Albert J Nock

"You're always a work in progress. Flexibility. Personality. Motivation. There's always room to improve." - Chalene Johnson

"Fake Is that what you are if you choose to improve the basic not perfect you?" - Ellen Hopkins

"To improve, we must watch ourselves fail, and learn from our mistakes." - Joshua Foer

"I am trying to re-shape and improve my central position." - John Maynard Keynes

"You wanna know how good bacon is? To improve other food, they wrap it in bacon." - Jim Gaffigan

"If it is something important, get a colleague to improve it," - David Ogilvy

"If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it" - Paulo Coelho

"You're expected to be perfect the day you start and then improve." - Ed Vargo

"The wonder of Independence is that it encourages open minds and the desire to improve." - Monty Roberts

"I love watching people improve it is a natural thing for me to do." - Robin Farina

"People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after." - Oliver Goldsmith

"If you continue to improve a product enough, you'll eventually ruin it." - David Pogue

"Making a company is a great way to improve the world while improving yourself." - Derek Sivers

"We must be challenged to improve, and adversity is the challenger." - John Wooden

"Be observing constantly. Stay open-minded. Be eager to learn and improve." - John Wooden

"Great companies are built by people who never stop thinking about ways to improve the business." - J. Willard Marriott

"Encourage anyone who is trying to improve mentally, physically, or spiritually." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Great leaders motivate large groups of individuals to improve the human condition." - John P Kotter

"Don't regard yourself as too divine to improve, occasionally, your own works." - Ludwig Van Beethoven

"It is no use trying to improve on children's names for wildflowers." - Mary Hunter Austin

"Admit to and make yourself accountable for mistakes. How can you improve if you're never wrong?" - Pat Summitt

"If you don't feel you have something to prove every day, you'll never improve" - Billy Donovan

"I want more from David Beckham. I want him to improve on perfection." - Kevin Keegan

"Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse." - Anonymous

"Let us strive to improve ourselves, for we cannot remain stationary: one either progresses or retrogrades." - Marie de Vichy-Chamrond

"From the loss of our friends teach us how to enjoy and improve those who remain." - William Ellery Channing

"I am pretty happy. But there are so many things I have to still improve." - Ana Ivanovic

"There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations." - Jodi Picoult

"If you can't measure it, you probably can't manage it Things you measure tend to improve." - Ed Seykota

"Only exercise on the days you want to improve your mood." - Chalene Johnson

"Let us strive to improve ourselves, for we cannot remain stationary; one either progresses or retrogrades." - Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise du Deffand

"The guys that improve every year are those that are always adding something to their game." - Steve Nash

"Air travel efficiency would improve if more travelers started going to less popular places." - Dan Quayle

"To improve communications, work not on the utter, but the recipient." - Peter Drucker

"To improve at chess you should in the first instance study the endgame." - Jose Raul Capablanca

"Forgetting your mistakes is a terrible error if you are trying to improve your cognition." - Charlie Munger

"I can never pick up a thing without wishing to improve it." - Thomas A Edison

"In the hurdles you have ten opportunities to improve; that's what's so cool about it." - Ron Bramlett

"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

"We become actors without realizing it, and actors without wanting to." - Henri Frederic Amiel

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

"Wealth increaseth, but a nameless something is ever wanting to our insufficient fortune." - Horace

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

"The abhorrence of loneliness is as natural as wanting to live at all." - Beryl Markham

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

"People fall in love without reason, without even wanting to. You can't predict it. That's love." - Haruki Murakami

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

"Personality is like a charioteer with two headstrong horses, each wanting to go in different directions." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"...and luckily I have enough in my head to balance what is wanting in my back." - Matthew Pearl

"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 don't blame folks for not wanting to put me in their movies or whatever." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"I'm not going to feel guilty for wanting the things that everyone wants." - Carolyn Parkhurst

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

"I think there's a misconception of my wanting to do dark stuff." - Susanne Bier

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

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

"However rich or elevated, a name less something is always wanting to our imperfect fortune." - Horace

"Something is always wanting to incomplete fortune. [Lat., Curtae nescio quid semper abest rei.]" - Horace

"There is no worse flaw in man's character than that of wanting to belong." - David Adams Richards

"We keep wanting to save those who are forlorn in this world. It's a male habit." - Michael Ondaatje

"You cannot love a thing without wanting to fight for it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Because it is there [famous explanation for wanting to climb Mount Everest]." - George Leigh Mallory

"I am always hungry and wanting to have sex. This is a fact." - Eileen Myles

"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



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