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"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"Genius and great abilities are often wanting; sometimes, only opportunities. Some deserve praise for what they have done; others for what they would have done." - Jean De La Bruyere

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"Happiness isn't wanting what you can get, but wanting what you have." - Beverly Lewis

"Our knowledge of what the richer than ourselves possess, and the poor do not, has never been more widespread. Therefore, envy, which is wanting what others have, and jealousy, which is not wanting others to have what one has, have never been more widespread." - John Fowles

"I think that's the trick: wanting what I have." - Byron Katie

"Be careful about wanting what others have. There is always a price. Perhaps God did' give it to you, because He knew you would' be able to pay it." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Be careful about wanting what others have. There is always a price. Perhaps God didn't give it to you, because He knew you wouldn't be able to pay it." - Yasmin Mogahed

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

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

"I have quite a strong sense of wanting to sort of, wanting to help others. I'm not claiming I'm a saint, but I have a genuine, genuine belief in trying to help others." - John Key

"Happiness does not consist in having what you want, but in wanting what you have" - Confucius

"Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have." - Hyman Judah Schachtel

"Human happiness konsists in having what yu want, and wanting what yu have." - Josh Billings

"Satisfaction isn't so much getting what you want as wanting what you have." - David Myers

"Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want." - Geoffrey F. Abert

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

"You can be happy instantly by wanting what you already have." - Bob Schwartz

"wanting what you could not have led to misery and madness" - Cassandra Clare

"Focus Not on Having Less or Having More, But on Wanting What You Have." - Gretchen Rubin

"Happiness comes not from having more, not from having less, but from wanting what you have." - Gretchen Rubin

"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

"To actually feel like you've done something good with your life and you're useful to others is what I was always wanting, and was always looking for." - Angelina Jolie

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

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

"The public is never pleased with what we do, wanting always a copy of what we have done." - Jean Cocteau

"Men inadvertently comport themselves with nobility when they have grown accustomed to wanting nothing from others and always giving to them." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had. But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you can't have and wanting what you shouldn't want. And I shouldn't want you." - Cassandra Clare

"My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had. But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you ca' have and wanting what you should' want. And I should' want you." - Cassandra Clare

"The human being is constantly torn from calm and peace of simple existence by two things; wanting what you don't have, or disliking what you have." - Paul Fleischman

"To be a man, to have been born without knowing it or wanting it, to be thrown into the ocean of existence, to be obliged to swim, to exist; to have an identity; to resist the pressure and shocks from the outside and the unforeseen and unforeseeable acts - one's own and those of others - which so often exceed one's capacities? And what is more, to endure one's own thoughts about all this: in a word, to be human." - Ivo Andric

"In wanting freedom we discover that it depends entirely on the freedom of others, and that the freedom of others depends on ours. . . I am obliged to want others to have freedom at the same time that I want my own freedom. I can take freedom as my goal only if I take that of others as a goal as well." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"I complained to my mother about wanting to look less like myself and more like my friends. My mother then gave me a lesson in embracing my differences and loving them despite what others said." - Taye Diggs

"[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

"Where's the glory in repeating what others have done?" - Rick Riordan

"I start every day by wanting more for others than I do for myself. I think that is how God works, and that is how I think we have to work." - Wayne Dyer

"I prefer to be remembered for what I have done for others, not what others have done for me." - Thomas Jefferson

"What chance do you have of feeling good about yourself when you keep wanting to amputate parts of who you are?" - Alan Robert Neal

"You always want to unmask the person and find out who they are - that feeling of wanting what you can't have." - Jeff Feuerzeig

"The greatest gift you have been given is the gift of your imagination - what do you dream of wanting to do?" - Amanda Lindhout

"Banning someone for wanting to ban others is an inappropriate response." - Corri Wilson

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

"Knowing what I was, and wanting me, anyway." - Maggie Stiefvater

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

"If you have faith, you can do what others can't do, because you can see what others can't see." - Tony Evans

"...success is not a comparison of what we have done with what others have done." - Myles Munroe

"Emotional dependence is the opposite of emotional strength. It means needing to have others to survive, wanting others to "do it for us," and depending on others to give us our self-image, make our decisions, and take care of us financially. When we are emotionally dependent, we look to others for our happiness, our concept of "self," and our emotional well-being. Such vulnerability necessitates a search for and dependence on outer support for a sense of our own worth." - Sue Thoele

"This topic of judging others could actually be taught in a two-word sermon. When it comes to hating, gossiping, ignoring, ridiculing, holding grudges, or wanting to cause harm, please apply the following: Stop it! It's that simple. We simply have to stop judging others and replace judgmental thoughts and feelings with a heart full of love for God and His children." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"This topic of judging others could actually be taught in a two-word sermon. When it comes to hating, gossiping, ignoring, ridiculing, holding grudges, or wanting to cause harm, please apply the following: Stop it! It's that simple. We simply have to stop judging others and replace judgmental thoughts and feelings with a heart full of love for God and His children." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"The deeper we look, the more we shall be convinced that the one thing wanting, which we must strive to acquire before all others, is strength strength physical, strength mental, strength moral, but above all strength spiritual which is the one inexhaustible and imperishable source of all the others. If we have strength everything else will be added to us easily and naturally." - Sri Aurobindo

"Lust is what keeps you wanting to do it even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you want to be with each other even when you have no desire to do it." - Judith Viorst

"Do not think about whatever service you may have done for others; think about what you may have done to offend them. Don't forget what others have done for you; forget what others have done to offend you." - Zicheng Hong

"When we think of a criminal, we imagine someone with criminal motives. And when we look at Eichmann, he doesn't actually have any criminal motives. Not what is usually understood by "criminal motives." He wanted to go along with the rest. He wanted to say "we," and going-along-with-the-rest and wanting-to-say-we like this were quite enough to make the greatest of all crimes possible. The Hitlers, after all, really aren't the ones who are typical in this kind of situation-they'd be powerless without the support of others." - Hannah Arendt

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

"I've learned from my experience that desire is 80% of achievement. That if you really, really want something, if you really, really, really want to do something, that the vast majority of achieving it is wanting it. I mean, really wanting it. Not a preference, and not, "Gee, I hope this." I mean really wanting it. It is the desire that makes you do what you have to do to achieve." - Rush Limbaugh

"You know what really offers you satisfaction? Offering others what you have to give." - Mitch Albom

"Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have." - Marva Collins

"You cannot enjoy others until you enjoy yourself because you cannot give to others what you do not have." - John C Maxwell

"Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind." - Gautama Buddha

"To love others you must love yourself...You can only give to others what you have yourself." - Leo Buscaglia

"Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind." - Buddha

"So I have loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays, hearing, thinking, writing on what pleased me best. I have wanted only one thing to make me happy, but wanting that have wanted everything." - William Hazlitt

"So have I loitered my life away, reading books, looking at pictures, going to plays, hearing, thinking, writing on what pleased me best. I have wanted only one thing to make me happy, but wanting that, have wanted everything." - William Hazlitt

"Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what they have been through." - Sam Cawthorn

"I had my chance.' He said it, retiring from a lifetime of wanting. 'I had my chance, and sometimes in life, there are no second chances. You look at what you have, not what you miss, and you move forward." - Jamie Ford

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

"It was the kiss by which all the others of his life would be judged and found wanting." - Stephen King

"Much energy is wasted in trying to charm others. And in wanting to charm - I tell you, the opposite happens" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"You will never stop wanting more until you allow yourself to have what you already have. To take it in. Savor it. Now is a good time to do that . . ." - Geneen Roth

"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

"Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis." - Michael Bloomberg

"Suffering is getting what you do not want while wanting what you do not get." - J I Packer

"He who buys what he does not want ends in wanting what he cannot buy." - Alec-Tweedie

"Contentment comes from wanting what we need, not needing what we want." - Wayne Gerard Trotman

"Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get." - Ingrid Bergman

"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get." - Dale Carnegie

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

"Where love is, what can be wanting? Where it is not, what can possibly be profitable?" - Saint Augustine

"Happiness isn't getting what you want, it's wanting what you got." - Garth Brooks

"For me, the child is a veritable image of becoming, of possibility, poised to reach towards what is not yet, towards a growing that cannot be predetermined or prescribed. I see her and I fill the space with others like her, risking, straining, wanting to find out, to ask their own questions, to experience a world that is shared." - Maxine Greene

"Christians, like everyone else, are prone to be selfish and scared, and wanting others to think well of them. So, although we possess what one part of us knows is the greatest news in the world, we don't act as though it is. Consequently, we share the gospel less than we should." - Mark Dever

"There's not a day I live that doesn't start with me getting up and first saying, "What can I do for somebody else?" Whether that means sending something to one of my children or picking up the phone and calling a stranger who is in the hospital, I start every day by wanting more for others than I do for myself." - Wayne Dyer

"What happens to the country, to the world, depends on what we do with what others have left us." - Robert Kennedy

"Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not." - Pablo Picasso

"Success is not what you have done compared to what others have done. Success is what you have done compared to what you were supposed to do." - Tony Evans

"It's easy to sit there and say you'd like to have more money. And I guess that's what I like about it. It's easy. Just sitting there, rocking back and forth, wanting that money." - Jack Handey

"I think at that time I obviously wasn't aware of what I really needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial 'cause if I hadn't done it then, maybe I'd never have done it." - Rick Allen

"This is just strictly me wanting to make a record that is the real deal. It is all the stuff that I have learned and know that I remember. It's what I perceive as country music is about." - Vince Gill

"For me, acting goes to a special place; it's almost mystical. You have to let go of what you think is good; it's a jump into trust, and trying to reach without wanting too much." - Juliette Binoche

"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

"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

"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

"What is death to me? I have sown the seeds others will reap." - Jose Rizal

"Others made you into who you were. You made yourself into what you have become." - Terry Goodkind

"Don't give away to others what you have not first given away at home." - Elizabeth George

"What matters is to aid others, to have a group dream." - Frederick Lenz

"Retribution often means that we eventually do to ourselves what we have done unto others." - Eric Hoffer

"People with integrity do what they say they are going to do. Others have excuses." - Laura Schlessinger

"We cannot ask others to do what we have not done ourselves." - Christiana Figueres

"Don't compare yourself to others you have no idea what their journey is all about." - Dawn Abraham

"The fear inside of loneliness: That only what others have is real." - Liv Ullmann

"We can only give away to others what we have inside ourselves." - Wayne Dyer

"What we have loved Others will love And we will teach them how." - William Wordsworth

"To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains." - Mary Pettibone Poole

"What you would not have done to yourselves, never do unto others." - Alexander Severus

"Feel about yourself what you would have others feel about themselves." - Martha Beck

"Qualities of Good Citizens... is to admire what others have created in love and faith" - Khalil Gibran

"The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others." - Erik Erikson

"I've become more confident as I have got older. I care less what others think." - Helen Mccrory

"If you live what you believe, you will always have the respect of others." - Dale Murphy

"Do not do to others what you would not have them do to you." - Rabbi Hillel

"..... if we were talking to you on your first day of physical life experience, we would say to you, "Welcome to Planet Earth. There is nothing that you cannot be, or do, or have. You are a magnificent creator. And you are here by your powerful and deliberate wanting to be here. Go forth, giving thought to what you are wanting, attracting life experience to help you decide what you want and once you have decided, giving thought only unto that"" - Esther Hicks

"There are periods of despondency and suffering which take possession of me. But I don't want anything but my own way. That is wanting a good deal, of course, when you have to trample upon the lives, the hearts, the prejudices of others-" - Kate Chopin

"What it means is that some of Charles' press secretaries have been better than others as some of the Queen's press secretaries have been better than others." - Anthony Holden

"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 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

"What I do affects others; what others do affects me." - Toni Collette

"Slaves do what others want. Servants do what others need." - James Hunter

"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

"We have tried you good people of the public and we have found you wanting." - Rose Schneiderman

"I felt that thread that had come between us, tugging, tugging at my heart - so hard, it hurt me. A hundred times I almost rose, almost went in to her; a hundred times I thought, Go to her! Why are you waiting? Go back to her side! But every time, I thought of what would happen if I did. I knew that I couldn't lie beside her, without wanting to touch her. I couldn't have felt her breath upon my mouth, without wanting to kiss her. And I couldn't have kissed her, without wanting to save her." - Sarah Waters

"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

"Whatever you are doing, take the attitude of wanting it directly or indirectly to benefit others. Take the attitude of wanting it to increase your experience of kinship with your fellow beings." - Pema Chodron

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

"We never cease wanting what we want, whether it's good for us or not." - Stephen King

"I grew up always wanting to act, always knowing that's what I wanted to do." - Kristen Hager

"I believe what makes great television is wanting to watch particular characters." - Joanna Garcia

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

"I stop wanting what I am looking for, looking for it." - Antonio Porchia

"You should do what you want, but I think you should also consider wanting something different." - Amy Dickinson

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

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

"You have to know what is right for you and go after it regardless of what others say." - Les Brown

"A person who is true to himself likes and loves others for what they are and not what they have." - Anuj

"Instead of envying what others have, decide what YOU want out of life and focus on achieving it." - Beverly Engel

"Don't teach necessarily what others teachers are teaching. Find what it is that you have to offer and teach that." - Erich Schiffmann

"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"You judge yourself by what you think you can achieve, others judge you by what have achieved." - Confucius

"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"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

"Wanting to know absolutely what a story is about, and to be able to say it in a few sentences, is dangerous: it can lead us to wanting to possess a story as we possess a cup... A story can always break into pieces while it sits inside a book on a shelf; and, decades after we have read it even twenty times, it can open us up, by cut or caress, to a new truth." - Andre Dubus

"As a kitten does what all other kittens do, so a child wants to do what other children do, with a wanting that is as powerful as it is mindless. Since we human beings have to learn what we do, we have to start out that way, but human mindfulness begins where that wish to be the same leaves off." - Ursula K Le Guin

"You can spend so much time wanting someone and they can have absolutely no idea." - Taylor Swift

"Happiness consists not in having much, but in wanting no more than you have." - Lydia M Child

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

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

"Sunshine, it's the Celt wanting a little reassurance that I have' eaten you or anything. (Vane)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

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



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