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Larry Buchanan Quotes and Sayings

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I wanted to be a director and producer and writer,
but in the early '40's the union wouldn't let you get through the gates.
You couldn't get on a crew, or even learn to direct.
- Larry Buchanan

I was doing acting work at Fox - bit pieces with Greg
Peck in The Gunfighter and things like that -
and grew up more or less as a Fox contract player in about two years.
- Larry Buchanan

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

 

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 marry a girl just like my mom.
- Michael Bergin

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

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

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 go to a good college, and my mind was set on Wellesley.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas

I remember the guest stars who came,
they were always trying to find a new plot for their
characters because they wanted to stay.
It was really a great working environment.
- Caroline Dhavernas

I have never wanted to give up performing on stage,
but one day the tours will be over.
- Mick Jagger

I was outraged to learn that the president wanted to
outsource operations at some American ports to the United Arab Emirates.
- Francine Busby

I sat out a few years because I wasn't really sure
what I wanted to do next.
So many things were changing in music and in culture,
so it seemed like a good time to step back.
- Beck

After living in LA for 8 years, I sort of wanted a change,
but there's not much production in New York,
which is where I primarily live, so I just sort of drifted over to London.
- Alex Winter

Of Adam and Eve: They had what they wanted.
That they did not like it when they got it does not
alter the fact that they certainly got it.
- Charles Williams

I was trying to be very at ease in this arrogant person,
and very worldly, but something human came into the part.
I hate to say that.
I wanted to be totally worldly.
- Leslie Caron

Suddenly, I realised: this was what I wanted to do.
I didn't know how to do it; I just knew acting felt right.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

I was never a Boy Scout, but oh, I wanted to be one
when I was a kid about ten or eleven years old.
But there wasn't anyplace where I could ever join the Boy Scouts.
- Carl Barks

Damn the sword!
When Virginia wanted a sword, I gave her one.
Now she sends me a toy!
I require bread!
- George Rogers Clark

I wanted to get back to my style of 20 years ago after
a long period of exploring horror and fantasy themes.
- Dario Argento

I wanted to get that sense of peace and even boredom
that comes with long familiarity.
- Debbie Reynolds

I came into music just because I wanted the bread.
It's true.
I looked around and this seemed like the only way I
was going to get the kind of bread I wanted.
- Mick Jagger

One guy wanted an outline of my foot.
Another guy wanted locks of my hair.
- Nicole Eggert

When I was younger, there was a huge gap between what
I wanted to do and what I could do as an idol.
- Namie Amuro

But you've reached them, and I've always wanted to reach people.
I'm the first one to say I love my fans because they
love that I took a chance.
- Steven Tyler

I was made to be a perfectionist at everything I did.
Everything was more important than what I wanted.
- Dennis Quaid

My childhood may have been more demented than most,
because I learned to read very early and was allowed
to read whatever I wanted.
- Poppy Z. Brite

I decided I wanted to be a physician when I was seven years old.
- Samuel Wilson

I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was
writing arrangements for singers and everybody.
But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
- Quincy Jones

I believe that if a man wanted to walk on water,
and was prepared to give up everything in life,
he could do it.
- Stirling Moss

He didn't want me to become a musician,
he wanted me to be a doctor, because he said singing was too hard.
- Nusrat F. A. Khan

I really wanted to do research.
That has never changed.
- Amar Bose

Well, I just wanted to be a person.
I just wanted them to keep writing me as humanistic as possible.
- Fisher Stevens

I was made to believe there was a plan in place for
ending Donald's previous marriage.
I pulled away because I wanted to allow him the time to deal with his wife.
- Marla Maples

For years I wanted to be older, and now I am.
- Margaret Atwood

Every act you have ever performed since the day you
were born was performed because you wanted something.
- Andrew Carnegie

I didn't know who the hell I was.
I was whoever they wanted me to be.
- Natalie Wood

I played a lot of tough clubs in my time.
Once a guy in one of those clubs wanted to bet me $10 that I was dead.
I was afraid to bet.
- Henny Youngman


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