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Wanted Quotes

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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

Related topics: Love

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

It is the greatest shot of adrenaline to be doing what
you have wanted to do so badly.
You almost feel like you could fly without the plane.
- Charles Lindbergh

I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs
Browning's line about the stars.
It is far-fetched.
She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
- Marie Corelli

To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me.
I wanted to know my bat a little better.
- Richie Ashburn

I wanted to be videotaped.
- Mark David Chapman

I wanted an electric train for Christmas but I got the saxophone instead.
- Clarence Clemons

I always wanted attention, and I realized I could make people laugh.
- Lusia Strus

I was a young kid from Long Island who wanted to do
something large with her life,
so I can relate to that.
- Edie Falco

I've always wanted to record a jazz record.
I did one in the '70s with Barbara Carroll.
It's been a journey.
- Rita Coolidge

We wanted to be as expansive as possible to make sure
we didn't preclude some good ideas.
- John Poindexter

I wanted to join the Army the sign said 'Be All That You Can Be',
they told me it wasn't enough.
- Jay London

Yeah, they let me do whatever I wanted to.
- Wanda Jackson

I wanted to understand the secrets behind my chemical
experiments and behind the processes in nature.
- Richard Ernst

I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas
I'm singing and writing about these days.
It's all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes.
- Jody Watley

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

I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures,
yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling.
- George Murray

I think Charles Manson was a hair's breath away from just being a terrorist.
He wanted to start a war, too.
- Patty Hearst

I always knew that I wanted to be an artist.
- Maynard James Keenan

I always wanted to make sure my parents didn't have
to work again for the rest of their lives.
- Deion Sanders

There was a period when I'd just come out of college
where I'd been playing classical guitar and I suddenly
realised that it wasn't what I wanted to do with the rest of my life.
- Andy Summers

I wanted to do Buddy Faro as a small budget movie.
They said no.
So I wanted to do it as a series of recurring TV movies,
and they said no.
So I agreed to do it as a series.
- Dennis Farina

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection.
People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal
job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people,
but I wanted to act.
- Jennifer Aniston

When you truly give up trying to be whole through others,
you end up receiving what you always wanted from others.
- Shakti Gawain

I just wanted to get back to playing attacking football after my time in Italy.
It was a little difficult at first but the atmosphere
and the fans were just fantastic.
- Dennis Bergkamp

I wanted to make somebody feel like Coltrane made me feel,
listening to it.
- Wynton Marsalis

When I wrote my book I wanted to love someone.
I wanted to be in love.
Now I know that I shall never be in love -
and I no longer wish to be.
- Mary MacLane

I didn't need to borrow money from the record company,
because if I had my own publishing company,
and I had my own writers, I'd have enough to get and
do whatever I wanted to do.
- Solomon Burke

I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter.
But after college...
I did other things.
- Jackie Kennedy

All my boyhood, all I ever wanted was to be loved.
- Norman Wisdom

I wanted to get away from my past and everything connected with it.
- Georg Solti

I have no complaints with the whole childhood acting thing,
because I wanted to do it.
- Tina Yothers

And my interest in history was, and remains,
very strong: what I wanted was to understand certain
things better by understanding them psychoanalytically.
- Peter Gay

I volunteered for this life, wanted it and am not going
to bitch about it now that I've got it.
- Bernard Cornwell


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