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Full Metal Jacket Quotes and Sayings

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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

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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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I wanted to be in a band that shared ideas and were in it together.
- Roger Daltrey

Vocations which we wanted to pursue,
but didn't,
bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
- Honore de Balzac

My fairy-tale life ended the moment I wanted to apply for a passport.
- Joan Chen

I have an intense dislike for artificial society.
In France, one could lead a free life -
to do what one wanted to do without interference or
criticism from one's neighbors.
- Robert W. Service

Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
- Gloria Steinem

I believe that nothing comes of nothing,
even in Shakespeare.
I wanted to know where he got the matter he was working
with and what he did with that matter.
- Stephen Greenblatt

It's incredible considering the public perception that
he was tight fisted and he was more than prudent,
and lacked ambition to take Tottenham to where the fans wanted them to be.
- Alan Hansen

We've been using C and C++ way too much -
they're nice,
but they're very close to the machine and what we wanted
was to empower regular users to build applications for Linux.
- Miguel de Icaza

I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also
continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community.
I'm looking to elevate through my music,
and through my music I educate.
- Talib Kweli

If God wanted us to be naked, why did he invent sexy lingerie?
- Shannen Doherty

We have always wanted to write songs and be experimental in that way.
- Mike Lowry

Women had to deal with the men's response when the
women wanted more time out of the home;
men now must deal with the women's response as men want more time in.
- Kyle D. Pruett

What I have always wanted for myself is much more primitive.
It is probably nothing more than the affection of the
people with whom I am in contact,
and their good opinion of me.
- Anna Freud

I didn't want to do anything my mother wanted me to
do so surely I wasn't going to sing for her.
- Linda Lavin

We wanted to make sure that the film covered the main issues of his life.
Musicianship, appearance.
- Martin Bashir

I wanted to be a cattle rancher when I was young,
because it was what I knew and I loved it.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Throughout the evening I would be recording these long
saxophone delays and about four hours into the concert,
if I wanted to take a break I would just play back the saxophone.
- Terry Riley

Somehow, by just continually pestering the general
public by appearing on television,
they accepted me and wanted more.
- Chris Elliott

If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her,
the more I wanted to hurt her.
Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait.
- Diego Rivera

Meanwhile, the Ice Storm was still in development,
And that was something I really wanted to do,
and frankly I don't think I was ready to do a big production like this.
- Ang Lee

I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be.
- Whoopi Goldberg

Benny Goodman was one of the big influences as a clarinet player.
That's why I wanted the clarinet.
- Lee Konitz

The majority of information I gave police was about my wife and her family,
which is what they wanted.
- Robert Blake

I'll never forget my father's response when I told
him I wanted to be a lawyer.
He said, 'If you do this, no man will ever want you.'
- Cassandra Dunn

Life will force you to make changes you never wanted to make.
- Lorna Luft

I wanted to write stories for myself.
At first it was purely an aesthetic thing about craft.
I just wanted to become good at the art of something.
And writing was very private.
- Amy Tan

I've always wanted to be an animator.
That's an ultimate art form, right there.
- Jason Marsden

I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.
- Toni Morrison

Jaws was still a handsome, big guy.
He got the girl.
He was my favorite villain.
I tried to make this guy endearing somewhat because
all he wanted to do was unite his country.
- Rick Yune

I've never wanted to be the ingenue.
- Debi Mazar

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

I really tried to make movies I wanted to see.
I thought that if I was good enough,
somebody would always need me.
- Jason Patric


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