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I've always wanted to act and I can't think of ...
by Alanna Ubach

I've always wanted to act and I can't think of anything else I'd want to do,
honestly.
- Alanna Ubach

I've never had plastic surgery, but if they made a
new invention for making people taller,
I'd be the first to have the surgery.
- Alanna Ubach

I've always wanted to act since I was little.
- Alanna Ubach

My favorite part of my appearance is my height.
I'm five foot one and I feel feminine being small.
- Alanna Ubach

 

My role in 'Legally Blonde' was really rewarding,
because I had so much fun working on the movie.
I've had really rewarding experiences on tiny low budget
films that you'll never see but where I had a cool
time creating characters as well.
I love almost all of the characters I've played.
- Alanna Ubach

It was a lot of fun being a child actress.
It suited me.
I don't think it suits everybody, but I was in it because I had a passion,
not because my parents wanted me to make money.
If other kids want to do it, and they really like acting,
go for it.
- Alanna Ubach

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

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Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
- Mel Brooks

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
- Johnnie Cochran

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
- Charles Simic

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
- Chris Brown

I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom.
- Michael Bergin

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix,
but I could never quite pull it off.
- Bryan Ferry

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

In my prayers I never said I needed a home.
I said I wanted a sanctuary.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today is the right day to do
what you have long wanted to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

I've always wanted to play Don Quixote in some way.
It's a great role.
I think the idealism of the man shows that hope that
we have in the human breast to achieve something.
- Dominic Chianese

I lost races because I wanted too much to win them in beating my rivals.
- Hermann Maier

I wanted nothing less than to be a fiction writer when I was a kid.
If you had told me I would be an artist or novelist when I grew up,
I would have laughed in your face.
- Caleb Carr

I wanted to grow up to be just like my father.
- Michael Bergin

And this one I wanted to do some covers.
So I just really sang some of my favorite songs.
- Katey Sagal

Pollock also...
wanted one to be wrapped in the painting.
- Robert Rauschenberg

Eric Clapton always wanted to come out onstage with
a stuffed parrot on his shoulder.
- Neil Innes

When I was anorexic it just seemed like I literally wanted to disappear.
And now I would like to reappear.
- Portia de Rossi

I came from such a simple origin, without any great privilege,
and I would say I also wanted to make a mark.
It wasn't until I was about 15 that I appeared in a race.
- Roger Bannister

Terry's mother worked in the film industry for many years.
She always wanted him to marry an actress.
- Marta Kristen

I'm living what I always wanted to do.
- Bruce Boxleitner

We've done all the work that HRC wanted on the twin
and the project has been completed.
We were consistently up there with the top guys and
that is what HRC wanted to prove.
- Sete Gibernau

Actually when I gave out the script,
I gave it with a CD of all the music I wanted to put in the movie,
and again, we never thought we'd get all that music.
- Zach Braff

I just wanted laughs - that's really what I was after.
- Larry David

I always wanted to get into the horror genre.
I like scary movies.
I want to go to the fan shows and sign posters with
my head hanging by a thread like a B-movie actress.
- Illeana Douglas

I wanted to be a radio announcer.
- Dick Van Dyke

I never wanted to leave the Smashing Pumpkins.
That was never the plan.
- Billy Corgan

When I was 12, all I wanted for Christmas was a trampoline or a four-wheeler.
I ended up getting both presents for Christmas.
- Chris Brown

I have only one loyalty - to my writing.
I never wanted to be the head of a studio or a producer.
- Joe Eszterhas

We have a growing new fan base, and we wanted to get out now,
and play now, and the timing was right.
- Nikki Sixx

I've been very lucky.
I wanted to be an actress, but I didn't really have
the drive to sell myself.
Fortunately I had a terrific agent in New York who
kept me going from job to job.
- Blythe Danner

Ryan took him out of Betty Ford after Redmond wanted
to leave because he met a girl there.
The girl was a heroin addict.
She was the one who introduced him to the stuff.
- Farrah Fawcett

On the other hand, I was very much interested in the way people behaved,
the human dance, how they seemed to move around each other.
I wanted to play around with that.
- Octavia Butler

I'm a guy who never wanted to hold a steady job,
because I was worried about the monotony.
- Noah Wyle

I just wanted to be a guy who could earn a living as an actor,
and I did that for a long time.
- Gene Barry

I did learn what I didn't know I wanted to know.
- William Least Heat-Moon


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