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Satisfy Quotes

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

During the day I force myself to at least eat some
salads rather than rubbish,
and a steak in the evening.
In fact, I eat to basically satisfy my hunger.
I hardly have the time to appreciate a meal,
and I'm everything, but a gourmet.
- Milla Jovovich

If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy
himself and his audience,
you need to be vulnerable.
You must reach the emotional and intellectual level
of ability where you can go out stark naked,
emotionally, in front of an audience.
- Jack Lemmon

Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world,
for each one thinks he is so well-endowed with it that
even those who are hardest to satisfy in all other
matters are not in the habit of desiring more of it than they already have.
- Rene Descartes

If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy
it but the blood of Jesus;
and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch
out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus,
how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be.
- William Throsby Bridges

Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity
lies in man's imagination,
and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices.
The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most
means to satisfy his vagaries.
- Marquis de Sade

The first lesson of economics is scarcity:
there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it.
The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.
- Thomas Sowell

I am, first of all, a Christian and,
secondly,
a person with very very serious personal opinion,
so I'm motivated by many many things and,
certainly, not by the need or desire to satisfy other
people's ideas of who I am.
- Ken Hensley

I incline to an aristocratic republic.
This would satisfy the ambitious spirit among our people.
We shall learn from the historic mistakes of others
in the same way as we learn from our own;
for we are a modern nation and wish to be the most modern in the world.
- Theodor Herzl

But this is the great danger America faces.
That we will cease to be one nation and become instead
a collection of interest groups:
city against suburb,
region against region, individual against individual.
Each seeking to satisfy private wants.
- Barbara Jordan

Another time factor is output: proofing and printing.
That is, getting your work out of the computer and
onto paper and having it satisfy you.
It can be time consuming and expensive.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

Because when you have millions of people with this
kind of need for gratification,
and the culture is saying that it's possible for everyone
to satisfy all of their needs and desires all of the time,
there are obviously going to be clashes -
clashes of ego.
- Taylor Hackford

I know that I am my worst critic.
I know that if I can walk away from the set at the
end of the day and feel that I did the best job I could and feel proud,
that's what will satisfy me.
- Emily Rossum

Most bands have a sound that they're already identified with,
so for the producer it becomes a process of helping
them find their muse in the studio to make a record
that will not only satisfy them artistically,
but will also do something in the marketplace.
- Jerry Harrison

By that I mean, I think that it is true that politics
and political heroes have to satisfy our need to be
greater than mortal in some way,
and that's led them into creating illusions,
sound bites, focus groups that tell you what to do.
- Sydney Pollack

I was scared, because I knew that in the political arena,
you have to satisfy so many different types of people at once,
and I wasn't sure that I could speak for everybody
and be politically correct.
- Camryn Manheim

If priests were allowed to marry, if this would be an optional thing,
and if he could have wife and children,
he would certainly have less temptation to satisfy
certain sexual impulses with minors.
- Hans Kung

When you do a writing job for a studio,
one of the things you want to do is satisfy the expectations of your employer.
That's a little bit different than when you sit down
and write something to satisfy yourself,
because then you're the employer.
- Joel Coen

As a print journalist, you can be frustrated by people who don't call you back,
parts of the story you can't get.
TV gets you access to everyone because people call you back.
It also allows you to satisfy your curiosity.
I am a very curious person.
- Tucker Carlson

After you have exhausted what there is in business,
politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that
none of these finally satisfy,
or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
- Walt Whitman

As far as a nuclear weapons-free zone,
you know, when the lion lies down with the lamb,
and you don't need a new lamb every day to satisfy the lion,
then we might have this kind of transformation in the Middle East.
- Benjamin Netanyahu

In today's world, marketers reach inside the home and
attempt to figure out not what's good for your daughter,
because that is not their business, but what deep desires they can manipulate,
stimulate and ostensibly satisfy in order to produce cold,
hard cash.
- Maggie Gallagher


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