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Abebe Bikila Quotes and Sayings

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I wanted the world to know that my country Ethiopia
has always won with determination and heroism.
- Abebe Bikila

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

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

 

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We wanted to bring the political situation in Austria on stage.
Naturally we could not do that without pointing to
Austrian's northern neighbor Germany.
- Leon Askin

Every time I listened to Lux Radio Theatre,
I wanted to vomit.
- Dick York

I never wanted to separate from either wife.
It was accumulated stress.
We had virtually no time to ourselves.
After politics we were both working very hard to establish new careers.
- John Hewson

On my income tax 1040 it says "Check this box if you are blind."
I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
- Tom Lehrer

Kevin and Annette...
I wanted them to do it together.
They clearly wanted to work with each other.
- Sam Mendes

As a child I was very involved with sports and I knew
at age 9 that I wanted to be an Olympic champion.
- Marion Jones

I really wanted there to be something in my life that
I enjoy just for the beauty of it.
- Robert Caro

I understand that if you set out to be a celebrity,
then you asked for it, but all I wanted to be was an actor.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I have always known that it comes from deep within myself.
I always knew what sound I wanted, and how I wanted to play.
I knew everything, it just had to be developed.
- Michael Schenker

It's time to start really writing some stuff,
and I really wanted to write some stuff in the vein of the original Misfits,
and this was really the first step in that direction.
- Jerry Only

I have not wanted to intimidate audiences.
I have not wanted my dancing to be an elitist form.
That doesn't mean I haven't wanted it to be excellent.
- Twyla Tharp

I wanted to be able to go shopping without people looking
to see if I really was one of the world's 10 most beautiful women.
I longed to be myself.
- Linda Evans

I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine;
I was into sailing and all that sort of thing.
- Christopher Atkins

I wanted to start a proper academy and recruit juniors
from all over Pakistan following my retirement after
the World Open in 1993 but there was no support.
- Jahangir Khan

Perhaps he wanted to be alone with Dr. G., who was
here, but he should have let me know.
At Hoffmann's I felt I was sitting on hot coals,
expecting him to arrive every moment.
- Eva Braun

I wanted to explore the values that are at work,
underpinning my life.
- Sidney Poitier

After graduating in engineering I went to the University
of Kansas to get an MA in economics as a vehicle for
allowing me to decide if I wanted to continue in economics.
- Vernon L. Smith

All I wanted was to be big, to be in show business and to travel...
and that's what I've been doing all my life.
- Count Basie

Instead of me telling them what they need to work on,
I wanted to hear from them what they needed to work on.
- Isiah Thomas

At one time, whenever the hell it was,
they wanted a character to come in and stir up the pot.
They brought me in for 8-10 episodes and said we'll try it for that.
- William Devane

I wanted to avoid, special IO for terminals.
- Ken Thompson

Well, it's taken a long time to get the Department
of Homeland Security established.
It's taken a long time for the Congress to decide how much it wanted to fund.
- Warren Rudman

When I went on to write my next book,
Working With Emotional Intelligence,
I wanted to make a business case that the best performers
were those people strong in these skills.
- Daniel Goleman

What I wanted and what I visualized while composing
has not always been realized.
- Gustav Mahler

I've always wanted to sing, just as I've always known
that one day I would have my own niche in the annals of song.
It was a feeling I had.
- Edith Piaf

I've also become much more the musician I've always wanted to be.
- John Fogerty

I wanted things that I couldn't at times articulate.
- Helen Frankenthaler

I really don't like talking about money.
All I can say is that the Good Lord must have wanted me to have it.
- Larry Bird

I wanted to be as comfortable in that environment as she was.
I moved around those areas in character.
- Debbie Reynolds

Part of the challenge of Most Wanted is trying to become
the most notorious street racer on the pavement.
- Josie Maran

I was strongly encouraged by a science teacher who
took an interest in me and presented me with a key
to the laboratory to allow me to work whenever I wanted.
- Frederick Reines


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