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Wanting To Perform Quotes


"The desire to perform impedes conversation." - Mason Cooley

"We neither of us perform to strangers." - Jane Austen

"I want to perform an unnatural act." - Lenny Bruce

"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

"Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve." - Benjamin Franklin

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

"Humble enough to prepare, confident enough to perform." - Tom Coughlin

"Compassion is a quality which impels one to perform sacrifices." - Radhanath Swami

"I didn't form a group to perform Cilla Black songs." - Johnny Marr

"Perform drills that force your players to think" - Bobby Knight

"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

"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

"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

"I don't perform. Seals perform." - Steven Morrissey

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

"I'm a guy who had to perform some way. I had to perform in some way. If not as an actor, I'd perform as an artist. It would have been something that would be outstanding in its own way." - Jack Kirby

"I prefer writing for myself to perform, I guess. But if I had to choose, I'd rather perform in someone's movie than write a movie for someone else." - Kristen Schaal

"I don't want to write for adults. I want to write for readers who can perform miracles. Only children perform miracles when they read." - Astrid Lindgren

"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

"To be able to grasp something of value, sometimes you have to perform seemingly inefficient acts." - Haruki Murakami

"Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death." - Omar Bradley

"If we have the audacity to ask, God has the ability to perform." - Steven Furtick

"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

"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

"Worship leaders, let's choose to praise rather than perform when leading." - Tim Hughes

"Trust in the person's promise who dares to refuse what they fear they cannot perform." - Charles Spurgeon

"I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success." - Martin Van Buren

"The highest service we can perform for others is to help them help themselves." - Horace Mann

"The U.S.A. has become a nation of determined spectators, willing to watch someone else perform." - Sybil Leek

"There's a reason prophets perform miracles; language lacks the power to describe faith." - Mohsin Hamid

"I think rock & roll would become exponentially, considerably more difficult to perform past about 65." - Adam Clayton

"One might as well try to perform brain surgery with a sledgehammer." - Ben Bernanke

"Expect URZ stock to perform well as mining begins at Nichols Ranch." - David Talbot

"There is no wrong way to perform an act of kindness." - Catherine Ryan Hyde

"In working out our callings, we are to perform for one audience, the audience of One." - Os Guinness

"When I open a refrigerator door and the light goes on, I want to perform." - Mickey Rooney

"It's bits of dead cow; don't ask it to perform miracles." - Sarah Rees Brennan

"I believe excellence is being able to perform at a high level over and over." - Jay-Z

"Each soul enters with a mission. We all have a mission to perform." - Edgar Cayce

"Most men and women are forced to perform parts for which they have no qualification." - Oscar Wilde

"We are called with a special calling, and we have a special mission to perform." - Charles W. Penrose

"Undertake not what you cannot perform, but be careful to keep your promise." - George Washington

"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

"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

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

"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

"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

"A cultivated man, wise to know and bold to perform, is the end to which nature works." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There are guys who want to look good, and there are guys who want to perform at their best. Being fit is about being able to perform at your best, not necessarily just looking your best." - Mark Wahlberg

"If private men are obliged to perform the offices of government, to protect the weak and dispense justice, then the government becomes only a hired man, or clerk, to perform menial or indifferent services." - Henry David Thoreau

"It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions." - Aristotle

"People come out to see you perform and you've got to give them the best you have within you." - Jesse Owens

"You must come to Copenhagen to work with us. We like people who can actually perform thought experiments!" - Niels Bohr

"I try not to push myself too hard, but I also need to perform and earn the results." - Im Dong-Hyun

"My words are easy to understand and easy to perform, Yet no man under heaven knows them or practices them." - Laozi

"God's church is not a stage for us to perform on but a garden for us to grow in." - Michael Horton

"I prefer to make a mistake because I am too kind than to perform miracles without any kindness." - Mother Teresa

"I'd hate to be a writer forever and never perform, and I'd hate to perform and not write. I get sad if time has passed and I haven't written or made anything. I'm an artist." - Kristen Schaal

"We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot." - Abraham Lincoln

"Every act we perform today must reflect the kind of relationships we are fighting to establish tomorrow." - David Dellinger

"Ive been making music since I was 14, but for a while, I was afraid to perform." - Benjamin Booker

"Man must vanquish himself, must do himself violence, in order to perform the slightest action untainted by evil." - Emil Cioran

"The studio thought I was crazy to perform all of my own fencing stunts, but I loved it." - Maureen O'Hara

"Competitive advantage is a companys ability to perform in one or more ways that competitors cannot or will not match." - Philip Kotler

"You learn so much from competition you gain confidence every time you have to step up and perform" - Natalie

"When others doubt the power of Jesus, be the one who asks Him to perform the impossible. He often will." - Dillon Burroughs

"That is how His Majesty [the Lord] rewards our good works-I mean, by predisposing us to perform better ones." - Teresa of Avila

"Assure thee, if I do vow a friendship, I'll perform it to the last article." -Othello, Act III, Scene iii" - William Shakespeare

"That man is truly free who desires what he is able to perform, and does what he desires." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"O great creator of being grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives." - Jim Morrison

"Every generation must recognize and embrace the task it is peculiarly designed by history and by providence to perform." - Chinua Achebe

"Success in the knowledge economy comes to those who know themselves - their strengths, their values, and how they best perform." - Peter Drucker

"People must have righteous principles in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions." - Martin Luther

"Make no vows to perform this or that; it shows no great strength, and makes thee ride behind thyself." - Thomas Fuller

"My dream was always to hop up on stage in front of my fans every night and perform." - Avril Lavigne

"When I have the opportunity, I want to perform the guitar live for my fans. Please expect that!" - Kim Tae-yeon

"If the exigencies of my country demand a peculiar service, its claims to perform that service are imperious." - Nathan Hale

"Don't join an easy crowd; you won't grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high." - Jim Rohn

"What turns ordinary people into overachievers is the way they use their minds when they are called on to perform." - John Eliot

"The best solution for falling just short of the goal is to focus on the fundamentals but perform them better." - Tony Dungy

"By the way, to perform in front of Don Rickles, it 's not nerve-wrecking. It 's enjoyable, i am enjoying Jeff Garlin. I hope I perform in front of Don Rickles every night of my life !" - Jeff Garlin

"I think there's something we all relate to about...wanting to get to our most primal self." - Vin Diesel

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

"My biggest mistake: not wanting to help myself into thinking I am happy, that change would come about without really trying to change, or wanting to change. Procrastinating about changing. I do want to change." - Beatrice Sparks

"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

"I call a lie: wanting not to see something one does see, wanting not to see something as one sees it... The most common lie is the lie one tells to oneself; lying to others is relatively the exception." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"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

"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

"She was tired of everyone wanting to go to heaven, nobody wanting to die. The only thing worth grieving over, she said, was that sometimes there was more beauty in this life than the world could bear." - Colum Mccann

"Not wanting to see, not wanting to be in touch with one's experience is something akin to cognitive laziness, an eclipse of the experiencer or inner witnessing in the person." - Claudio Naranjo

"Instead of wanting to win, we expected to win. There's a lifetime between wanting something and expecting something. When you expect something, it means you've prepared, done the work, and EXPECT TO WIN!!" - Red Mccombs

"You can do anything you want to do. What is rare is this actual wanting to do a specific thing: wanting it so much that you are practically blind to all other things, that nothing else will satisfy you." - Robert Henri

"Compassion is the wish for another being to be free from suffering; love is wanting them to have happiness." - Dalai Lama

"Man is the only animal who causes pain to others with no other object than wanting to do so." - Arthur Schopenhauer

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

"We must get over wanting to be needed-this is the hardest of all temptations to resist" - C S Lewis

"Jesus Christ can afford to be misunderstood; we cannot. Our weakness lies in always wanting to vindicate ourselves." - Oswald Chambers

"I have this terrible habit of wanting to try to be consistent and develop a philosophy that's coherent." - Ron Paul



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