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

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

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

"I like people wanting to know about me." - Juliana Hatfield

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

"I don't know everything; is the first statement of wanting to know" - Rudrangshu Mukherjee

"As a reader, I happen to like turning pages and wanting to know what happens next." - Tracy Chevalier

"Basically, I learned to read by reading 'Peanuts,' just wanting to know what they were saying." - Stephan Pastis

"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

"A loving relationship is a wanting to celebrate, communicate, and know another's heart and soul." - Leo Buscaglia

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

"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

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

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

"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

"Stupidity consists in wanting to reach conclusions. We are a thread, and we want to know the whole cloth." - Gustave Flaubert

"I'm homosexual. How and why are idle questions. It's a little like wanting to know why my eyes are green." - Jean Genet

"Managers who don't know how to measure what they want settle for wanting what they can measure." - Russell L. Ackoff

"I can understand your wanting to write poems, but I don't quite know what you mean by being a poet." - T S Eliot

"I'm homosexual... How and why are idle questions. It's a little like wanting to know why my eyes are green." - Jean Genet

"We cannot understand without wanting to understand, that is, without wanting to let something be said...Understanding does not occur when we try to intercept what someone wants to say to us by claiming we already know it." - Hans-Georg Gadamer

"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

"I don't know if there is some psychological thing of wanting to know where your doctor got his degree from before he comes into the medical room." - John Oliver

"We were all brought up to want things and maybe the world isn't big enough for all that wanting. I don't know. I don't know anything" - John Updike

"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

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

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

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

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

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

"I decided to start my own label because so many people with talent come to me wanting to know how they can get in the music business." - Mary J Blige

"Well, you know I grew up wanting to be a Clemson Tiger and I ended up being able to play there and I went to school there." - Lee Brice

"Cats are a standing rebuke to behavioral scientists wanting to know how the minds of animals work. The mind of a cat is an unscrutable mystery." - Lewis Thomas

"Know how to replace in your heart, by the happiness of those you love, the happiness that may be wanting to yourself" - George Sand

"I know it sounds selfish, wanting to do something no one else has done. But that's what you're out here for - to separate yourself from everyone else." - Jack Nicklaus

"I had been wanting to do a musical for a really long time. I wanted people in New York to know that I can sing." - Missi Pyle

"I kept wanting to push my image as validity; I wanted to see my portrait on a wall and know it was okay." - Toyin Odutola

"Anybody in the next centuries wanting to know what it was like to be a poet in the middle of the 20th century should read Kaddish." - Leslie Fiedler

"Now with all this movie business, everybody's coming around wanting to know everything that's happened since I was four. It's like going to an analyst." - Judy Holliday

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

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

"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 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

"Our patterns are well established, seductive, and comforting. Just wanting for them to be ventilated isn't enough. Those of us who struggle with this know." - Pema Chodron

"It sure gives me faith and a wonderful feeling to know how many fans and friends are wanting me well again." - Patsy Cline

"I have lived on the lip of insanity, wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. It opens. I've been knocking from the inside!" - Rumi

"Democracy is a request from a War Board, in the middle of a morning in the middle of a war, wanting to know what democracy is." - E B White

"I have lived on the lip of insanity, wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. It opens. I've been knocking from the inside." - Rumi

"What makes us want to know the worst? Is it that we tire of preferring to know the best? Does curiosity always hurdle self-interest? Or is it, more simply, that wanting to know the worst is love's favorite perversion." - Julian Barnes

"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

"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

"I know society these days, I know people are wanting to find everything they can to pick things apart, but I have to write from my heart and my experiences, and I fully own them. Those are mine to share." - Leann Rimes

"All I know about getting something that you want is that there are three essential things: wanting, trying and getting the opportunity, the breaks. None works alone without the others. Wanting is basic. Trying is up to you. And the breaks - I do know this, they always happen." - Greer Garson

"You don't know why, but you know you have to go home. It's an eternal longing. It's Marvell's drop of dew wanting to go back to the sky. We're drawn by a force we don't understand, through worlds, through experience." - Frederick Lenz

"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

"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

"If you're going to be honest with yourself, you have to admit that you go into show business wanting people to talk about you and wanting everyone to know who you are. But that also means there are going to be a whole bunch of people who don't like you. No matter who you are." - Ellen Degeneres

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

"Deep within us-no matter who we are-there lives a feeling of wanting to be lovable, of wanting to be the kind of person that others like to be with. And the greatest thing we can do is to let people know that they are loved and capable of loving." - Fred Rogers

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

"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

"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

"... 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

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

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

"I'll never stop wanting to kiss you," he whispered." - Elizabeth Chandler

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

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

"Much is wanting to those who seek or covet much." - Horace

"Materialism is the consciousness of wanting to exploit and enjoy." - Radhanath Swami

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

"I've been wanting to do a play for years." - Michael Cera

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

"Everybody has their own ways of wanting to do things." - Kevin Drew

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is!" - Vince Lombardi

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

"Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others." - Gerald Jampolsky

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

"Impatience is not wanting to understand that you don't understand." - James Richardson

"Venture capital is always wanting to go up market." - Clayton Christensen

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

"Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them." - Carlo Goldoni

"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

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

"The lazy are always wanting to do something." - Luc De Clapiers

"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

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

"I booked my first studio at like 12 or 13. Somewhere in that season of my life, singing along with the radio became me wanting to be on radio, you know. And writing Langston Hughes replica poems became me wanting to write like Stevie Wonder." - Frank Ocean

"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

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

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

"Not only do you want to leave the audience wanting more, you want to leave yourself wanting more." - Carole King

"At the major studios, you see people wanting to remake a TV series, wanting to make a sequel." - Clint Eastwood

"You are a creator; you create with your every thought. You often create by default, for you are getting what you are giving your attention to wanted or unwanted but you know by how it feels if what you are getting (creating) is what you are wanting or if it is not what you are wanting. (Where is your attention focused?)" - Esther Hicks

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

"Stop wanting wealth and fame and start wanting instead to do something well about which you are passionate" - Stephen Fry

"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

"As a parent, I don't really want my child to know about all this horrible violence that people seem to be wanting to tell them every time they go to buy some candy." - Sinead O'Connor

"If wanting to win is a fault, as some of my critics seem to insist, then I plead guilty. I like to win. I know no other way. It's in my blood." - Bear Bryant

"You really can't blame the military for wanting to go to war [in Iraq]. They've got all these new toys and they want to know whether they work or not." - Andy Rooney

"Christianity also stands in opposition to intellectual, as well as physical, health. To doubt becomes sin. 'Faith means not wanting to know what it true' a description that strikes me as stunning and quite exact." - Robert Sheaffer

"I know too well how you can go from feeling like your sister knows you better than anyone else in the world, to feeling jealous of her, to wanting to strangle her ha-ha." - Lee Kelly

"I'll go do films for three or four months and then I can't wait to go home to LA. And I complain about LA left and right, but then I always end up wanting to go home, you know?" - Tobey Maguire

"When you get to know an artist, you find out the things that have peeved them over the years, and it's generally the stuff that has to do with somebody not wanting to do things their way in the studio." - Phil Ramone

"I work because I have issues and questions and feelings and thoughts that I want to have a look at. I'm not in need of, or wanting, particularly, to know what other folk are up to." - Twyla Tharp

"The people have allowed me to - they've respected my choice of wanting to be like, a little, you know, a baby alchemist, and just trying to mix different cultures together and things that I think are interesting." - Pharrell Williams

"All the things that happen to people in the industry today, the actors, what they have to put up with, all the people wanting to know every single moment of their lives - I think it's really sad." - Tab Hunter

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

"Leave them wanting more and you know they'll call you back." - Bobby Womack

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

"I once talked about wanting to kill myself, but I don't think I was ever really planning on doing it. It was just comforting to know that I could." - Marc Maron

"Last thing you want to do with a good movie is hold the audience hostage. As an entertainer myself, I just know it's better when you leave 'em wanting more than to stick around too long." - Simon Kinberg

"Just wanting to be more of an example, but letting them know also that I made mistakes when I was a kid; and I'm not expecting you to be perfect." - Ginuwine

"You know you are addicted to a food if despite knowing it is bad for you and despite wanting to change, you still keep eating it. Addiction means that a craving has more control over your behavior than you do." - Kathy Freston

"We know the Church wasn't born 200 years ago. It's encouraging to see some of the post-denominational churches actually wanting to reconnect with the story and the prayer life of the larger Church." - Shane Claiborne

"I used to hate doing color. I hated transparency film. The way I did color was by not wanting to know what kind of film was in my camera." - Helmut Newton

"Gov. Romney has claimed to have created 100,000 jobs at Bain and people are wanting to know, is there proof of that claim? And was it U.S. jobs created for United States citizens?" - Sarah Palin

"I went from not knowing anything to becoming really curious and wanting to know and respecting people in the industry, realizing how hard they work. I will always be thankful for 'Top Model' for that." - Fatima Siad

"Basically, I learned to read by reading 'Peanuts,' just wanting to know what they were saying. I was 4 or 5 or whatever. I think it's a fairly common story." - Stephan Pastis

"I don't even know what made me start wanting to do music. It just... happened. Because I sat in my basement all the time, and music was my best friend, and I just wanted to be a part of it." - Clinton Sparks

"I don't know what keeps me going. Sometimes I wonder... I think it's just pure perseverance and wanting to succeed and having that burning desire to always have success." - Tanya Tucker

"Wanting to be understood by an audience that didn't know Russian, I tried to paint musical pictures by emphasizing the phrasing, using voice color more boldly, and varying the shade and nuance." - Galina Vishnevskaya

"There's a special joy you get having a show on the air that people are interested in and wanting to know what happens next. You really want to enjoy that while you have it." - Ronald D Moore

"You know, if you're going to be honest with yourself, you have to admit that you go into show business wanting people to talk about you and wanting everyone to know who you are. But that also means there are going to be a whole bunch of people who don't like you. No matter who you are. I'm sure there's somebody out there who doesn't like Betty White because she's short and has white hair." - Ellen Degeneres

"I'm inspired by other people's creativity, just seeing things happen and wondering where they come from. That gets my mind going. Even if it's just wanting to know how something works." - Wiz Khalifa

"One of the trends we"re seeing in food and agriculture is more and more consumers wanting to know things about their food and where and how it's grown and what's in it," - Dan Glickman

"Willem, I suspect deep down you know exactly why you're here, exactly what you want, but you're unwilling to the wanting, let alone the having. Because both of those propositions are terrifying." - Gayle Forman

"For me, acting is torturous, and it's torturous because you know it's a beautiful thing. I was young once, and I said, "That's beautiful and I want that." Wanting is easy, but trying to be great - well, that's absolutely torturous." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"The greatest danger in life is not taking chances. There are so many negative people wanting to grind you down, but you can't let them. If people say you are mad, you know you're on the right track." - Brian Blessed

"One of the trends we're seeing in food and agriculture is more and more consumers wanting to know things about their food and where and how it's grown and what's in it," - Dan Glickman

"I believe a lot in instinct. One should never dull it by wanting to know everything. One shouldn't ask too many questions but do what one does properly, never rush, and never torment oneself." - Josef Sudek

"I know that there is a difference of opinion, but we stand united with the Standing Rock Nation in wanting the most highly militarized blockade in North Dakota history to be lifted, because it's functioning as a successful economic sanction." - Chase Iron Eyes

"I booked my first studio at like 12 or 13. Somewhere in that season of my life, singing along with the radio became me wanting to be on radio, you know." - Frank Ocean

"These two girls start wanting the same thing because in this neighborhood, they know all the guys so well. It's a small town and all the guys are just really boring to them." - Caroline Dhavernas



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