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Satisfies Quotes

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A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than
the metaphysics of books.
- Walt Whitman

Related topics: Nature

Success is not greedy, as people think,
but insignificant.
That is why it satisfies nobody.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I think the acting satisfies the need and desire for approval.
- William Shatner

Plus, I love comic writing.
Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.
- Michael Pollan

 

The fastidious are unfortunate; nothing satisfies them.
- Jean de La Fontaine

When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning,
it satisfies the senses amazingly.
- Virginia Woolf

Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition,
but it has its curious rewards.
There is a sense of getting somewhere fast,
which satisfies a native American urge.
- James Thurber

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I'm a total pleasure seeker.
I pursue anything that satisfies me.
I usually get it.
I have specific needs and I know what they are so I
can achieve satisfaction.
- Lydia Lunch

I feel safe and comfortable to do that once I know
that the song structure around the bass part is very
interesting and it satisfies me in a compositional sense.
- Geddy Lee

I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work.
No set goal achieved satisfies.
Success only breeds a new goal.
The golden apple devoured has seeds.
It is endless.
- Bette Davis

Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.
- Walt Whitman

The State, in choosing men to serve it,
takes no notice of their opinions.
If they be willing faithfully to serve it,
that satisfies.
- Oliver Cromwell

A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness;
happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment,
when the picture of one's life, or of human life,
as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will,
and is gladly accepted.
- George Santayana

Acting is playing - it's actually going out on a playground
with the other kids and being in the game,
and I need that.
Writing satisfies that part of myself that longs to
sit in my room and dream.
- Billy Bob Thornton

Music is a lady that I still love because she gives
me the air that I breathe.
We need all sorts of nourishment.
And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within
ourselves for connection and harmony.
- Cat Stevens

Man loves everything that satisfies his comfort.
He hates everything that wants to draw him out of his
acquired and secured position and that disturbs him.
Thus he loves the house and hates art.
- Adolf Loos

What you have said, Mr. President, fully satisfies
me that you have given to every proposition which has been made,
a kind and candid consideration.
And you have now expressed the conclusion to which you have arrived,
clearly and distinctly.
- Salmon P. Chase

The work of art is brought into the world without there being a need for it.
The house satisfies a requirement.
The work of art is responsible to none;
the house is responsible to everyone.
The work of art wants to draw people out of their state of comfort.
- Adolf Loos

By competent evidence, is meant such as the nature
of the thing to be proved requires;
and by satisfactory evidence,
is meant that amount of proof, which ordinarily satisfies an unprejudiced mind,
beyond any reasonable doubt.
- Simon Greenleaf

I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists,
because nothing that exists satisfies me.
Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy
to what is positively trivial.
- Charles Baudelaire

I can understand why some of these drummers and bass
players become cult figures with all of their equipment
and the incredible amount of technique they have.
But there's very little that I think satisfies you
intellectually or emotionally.
- Ken Burns

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs,
I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun.
- Picabo Street

Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.
- Drew Barrymore

I'm having a bad day. I am not size six.
My legs are not skinny as sticks,
and dammit, someone's got to pay.
I'm afraid that I can't satisfy myself
and that my happiness depends on someone else.
I feel weak, so you're gonna take the fall.
You're so shallow.
- Jewel

Success without honor is an unseasoned dish;
it will satisfy your hunger,
but it won't taste good.
- Joe Paterno

I write about what interests me.
It's very dangerous when you try to satisfy an audience.
- Jonathan Carroll

No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
- Vladimir Lenin

Well, I've had a lot of different experiences in music over the years.
And not everything you do can satisfy everybody's idealised version of you.
- Elvis Costello

Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs
intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
- Sigmund Freud

I am no longer sure of anything.
If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them;
if I refuse to satisfy them,
they infect the whole soul.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost
insatiable hunger for the irrational.
- A. N. Wilson

Love, I find, is like singing.
Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves,
though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
- Zora Neale Hurston

I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
- Julius Caesar

A garden requires patient labor and attention.
Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions.
They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

My father and uncles and all their friends turned their
lungs black trying to satisfy my collector's zeal.
- Edward G. Robinson

For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen,
if a woman will only give her mind to it.
- Margaret Oliphant

I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough
to satisfy all possible demands.
- Alexander Alekhine

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself;
his aim is so exalted that riches,
office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
- Samuel Johnson

The man who seeks to please God is the man who people are pleased with.
The man who seeks to please others won't satisfy anyone.
- Edwin Louis Cole

I have never read for entertainment,
but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
- Bryant H. McGill

Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering
it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity
and devotion have lost their original nature.
- Zhuangzi

Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread;
they may satisfy appetite for the moment,
but there is death in them at the end.
- Tryon Edwards

All wealth consists of desirable things;
that is,
things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly:
but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
- Alfred Marshall

It's a short step from the belief that every child
should be wanted to the belief that a child exists to satisfy our wants.
- Leon Kass

Let sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the
earth's surface large enough to satisfy our rightful
requirements as a nation.
The rest we shall manage for ourselves.
- Theodor Herzl

You're damned if you're too thin and you're damned if you're too heavy.
According to the press I've been both.
Its impossible to satisfy everyone and I suggest we stop trying.
- Jennifer Aniston

Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they
are difficult to satisfy.
All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws.
- Konstantin Stanislavisky

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires,
rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
- John Stuart Mill

While I don't satisfy my curiosity about the way I work,
I'm terribly curious about the way other poets work.
But I would think that's true about many of us.
- Thom Gunn

The perfect joys of heaven do not satisfy the cravings of nature.
- William Hazlitt

Princeton is no longer a thing for Princeton men to please themselves with.
Princeton is a thing with which Princeton men must satisfy the country.
- Woodrow Wilson

The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
- George Santayana

The fifties - they seem to have taken place on a sunny
afternoon that asked nothing of you except a drifting
belief in the moment and its power to satisfy.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

I've found a more personal, pagan kind of religion
to satisfy the spiritual side of things.
- Julian Clary

There will always be a certain element of extremists on either side,
left or right, who no mainstream news outlet is going to satisfy.
- Jonathan Klein

In the absence of any short term in common use to represent all desirable things,
or things that satisfy human wants, we may use the
term Goods for that purpose.
- Alfred Marshall

Religion is organized to satisfy and guide the soul -
politics does the same thing for the body.
- Joyce Cary

A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
- Logan P. Smith

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those
that you care for to be what they choose for themselves
without any insistence that they satisfy you.
- Wayne Dyer

I've lost many of my best friends...
I'm going to satisfy myself now, not the critics,
not even my friends.
- Elia Kazan

Our first object is...
the obtaining of sovereignty, assured by international law,
over a portion of the globe sufficiently large to satisfy our just requirements.
- Theodor Herzl

Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person
in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
- Erich Fromm

Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others.
It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
- Mwai Kibaki

But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man.
Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be
transcendental language in the most extravagant sense.
- Charles Ives

I never going to satisfy everybody, so I decided to satisfy myself.
- Dan Fogelberg

The intrusions of the white race and the non-
compliance with treaty obligations have been followed
by atrocities that could alone satisfy a savage and revengeful spirit.
- Nelson A. Miles

The career of a politician mainly consists in making
one part of the nation do what it does not want to do,
in order to please and satisfy the other part of the nation.
- Auberon Herbert

If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy
himself and his audience,
you need to be vulnerable.
- Jack Lemon

There are writers who say they have no social responsibility
except to write a good book,
but that doesn't satisfy me.
- Sheri S. Tepper

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.
- Lily Tomlin


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