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Bill Nighy Quotes and Sayings

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I wanted to be a journalist, I thought it was glamorous
and that I'd meet beautiful women in the rain.
- Bill Nighy

I got briefly mistaken for someone who might be good in bed,
which was very, very good.
- Bill Nighy

I've always slightly worried the kids who play football around my house.
They know I'm an actor, but felt sorry for me because
they'd never seen anything I've done.
- Bill Nighy

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

 

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

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

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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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 didn't care about being the 'star.'
I just wanted to make a living and have a consistent career.
- Angie Dickinson

I like the values in Flicka, and I wanted to do a movie
my kids could see and be proud of.
- Tim McGraw

My parents taught me I could be anything in the world I wanted to be.
- Joan Jett

I always wanted the fairy tale, but now I want someone who is a great partner.
- Elisabeth Rohm

I had met a young lady who wanted to be in the theater.
It was Judy Holliday.
She had somehow fallen down the steps of the Village Vanguard,
which still exists today.
- Adolph Green

When I was young, I wanted to do something more low-key,
like become a drummer in a rock band.
- Brooke Burke

When man wanted to make a machine that would walk he created the wheel,
which does not resemble a leg.
- Guillaume Apollinaire

If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads,
he would have made them cute and furry.
- Dave Barry

My whole life, I always wanted to be an actor.
- Keith David

We thought that whatever we wanted to do was right and good,
simply because we were Americans, and we would succeed
at it because we were Americans.
- Neil Sheehan

I always wanted my music to influence the life you
were living emotionally -
with your family,
your lover, your wife, and, at a certain point,
with your children.
- Bruce Springsteen

Since I was doing all of it myself, I had to decide
where I wanted to go with the songs,
how to proceed with the chords, if the sound was alright,
and all that detail on my own.
- Utada Hikaru

My mother wanted me to understand that as a woman I
could do pretty much whatever I wanted to,
that I didn't have to use sex or sexuality to define myself.
- Suzanne Vega

My mother told me on several different occasions that
she was livin' her dream vicariously through me.
She once said that I was getting' to do all the things
that she would have wanted to have done.
- Buck Owens

We wanted to write a whole song about partying and
then taking Yellow Cabs home.
That's the weirdest topic we've ever thought of centering a song around.
- Taryn Manning

My parents were absolutely delighted that I knew what I wanted to do.
- Vivien Leigh

The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation
of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that
way because someone wanted it to happen that way.
- Thomas Sowell

We wanted to set a good example for the growing number of divers watching.
- Lloyd Bridges

That's probably half the reason I wanted to be in a band -
I wanted to see the world.
- Jeff Ament

Since my induction into the Sports Hall of Fame,
I have wanted to have my No.
3 Chevy on exhibit for sports fans to see.
I hope others will enjoy the car as much as I have.
- Junior Johnson

Can you imagine what Bush would say if someone like
Hugo Chavez asked him for a little piece of land to install a military base,
and he only wanted to plant a Venezuelan flag there?
- Jose Saramago

I wanted to become a mathematician, physicist or astronomer.
- Philip Emeagwali

I wanted to get out of Mississippi in the worst way.
Go back? What I want to go back for?
- Muddy Waters

I wanted to be a star, not a gallery mascot.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat

When our interests matched, the Americans have been good to us,
and when the interests differed, they wanted us to mold ourselves to them,
which we refused.
- Bashar al-Assad

I once wanted to be a personage.
Now I am comfortable being a person.
- Anna Quindlen

I knew when I grew up, I always wanted to be a liar,
and if you're in television, you're lying because you're
just pretending to be yourself much like I'm doing now.
- John Ritter

With our website we didn't want people to come to our
site and find out about Radiohead.
We wanted them to come to our site and find out about
what Radiohead are finding out about.
- Colin Greenwood

I wanted to be a ballet teacher.
- Jaclyn Smith


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