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A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

Related topics: Values Motivational Success

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

 

He who wants to do good knocks at the gate:
he who loves finds the door open.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants,
and to serve them one's self?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

All God wants of man is a peaceful heart.
- Meister Eckhart

If the mind wants to comprehend reality,
it will have to come out of the past and the future.
But coming out of the past and the future,
it is no longer the mind at all.
Hence the insistence of all the great masters of the world
that the door to reality is no-mind.
- Osho

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Money won't make you happy...
but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
- Zig Ziglar

The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets,
but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.
- Meryl Streep

We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict
wants something more than it wants peace.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Food is your body's fuel.
Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.
- Ken Hill

Never trust anyone who wants what you've got.
Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.
- Eubie Blake

Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a
judge that Nixon wants back.
- William O. Douglas

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting
and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants
to get to work and deal with them.
- Paul Hawken

I'm not talking about lust.
A woman in lust wants chocolate.
A woman in love wants diamonds.
- the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Priorities - what's really important -
health, and doing what one wants to do -
it's certainly not money.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain
about what he wants and sets out to get it,
no holds barred.
Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
- Donald Trump

No person will make a great business who wants to do
it all himself or get all the credit.
- Andrew Carnegie

My father wants me to be like my brother,
but I can't be.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
- Max Lucado

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who wants to live in an institution?
- Groucho Marx

If we do not want to be pained by anybody we must not pain anybody;
and how can man consider himself humane if he wants
to live at the cost of others.
- Morarji Desai

If the human race wants to go to hell in a basket,
technology can help it get there by jet.
- Charles M. Allen

I don't need to worry about identity theft because no one wants to be me.
- Jay London

When the news wants to tell you something is important,
they put dramatic theme music behind it.
They scare you into watching the story.
- Aaron McGruder

What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story
is the only reason you're in it.
- David Simon

Great music is its own movie, already.
And the challenge, as a music fan, is to keep the song
as powerful as it wants to be,
to not tamper with it and to somehow give it a home.
- Cameron Crowe

If the white man wants to hold on to it,
let him do so; but the Negro, so far as he is able,
should develop and carry out a program of his own.
- Carter G. Woodson

Give the lady what she wants!
- Marshall Field

I don't come in with any preconceived ideas,
and although I will have done some preparation,
I can go which way the director wants.
- Jacqueline Bisset

Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal,
whichever he wants.
God makes the animals, man makes himself.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Fame makes me feel wanted and loved,
anybody wants that.
- Michael Hutchence

The heart, like the stomach, wants a varied diet.
- Gustave Flaubert

To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon
of its wants and desires.
- James Russell Lowell

Any man who wants to be president
is either an egomaniac or crazy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I wasn't originally a bass player.
I just found out I was needed, because everyone wants to play guitar.
- Tina Weymouth

No verse is libre for the man who wants to do a good job.
- Ezra Pound

He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument,
but in the right word.
The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.
- Joseph Conrad

So many shows out there dumb-down the country.
It's so admirable to be part of a show that wants people to think.
- David Krumholtz

Who wants to be married to a grandfather?
- Loretta Lynn

Make sure you visualize what you really want,
not what someone else wants for you.
- Jerry Gillies

My cousin Francis and I are in perfect accord -
he wants Milan,
and so do I. - Charles V

Everyone wants to work in America.
Maybe not blockbusters or Terminator,
but to have the choice.
- Eva Green

The Englishman wants to be recognized as a gentleman,
or as some other suitable species of human being,
the American wants to be considered a good guy.
- Louis Kronenberger

The writer wants to be understood much more than he
wants to be respected or praised or even loved.
And that perhaps, is what makes him different from others.
- Leo Rosten

It's really a lot easier to write about things that are problematic.
Who wants to hear how happy you are?
- Lyle Lovett

God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval,
his guiding power and his promise of heaven.
- Bill Hybels

There are two traditions in Northern Ireland.
There are two main religious denominations.
But there is only one true moral denomination.
And it wants peace.
- David Trimble

If the white man wants to live in peace with the Indian he can live in peace.
- Chief Joseph

That strategy of racing for the top five and racing
for the win is where everybody wants to be.
- Dale Earnhardt

You can't give the government the power to do good
without also giving it the power to do bad -
in fact,
to do anything it wants.
- Harry Browne

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin,
except to be there when he doesn't want her.
- Pope Paul VI

No film should try to follow a trend,
and do what film people think the public wants.
There's no such thing as knowing what the public wants.
- Alan Bates

America wants its respect.
- Tupac Shakur

Don't trust the heart, it wants your blood.
- Stanislaw Lec

If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction,
usually in the form of sensual pleasure,
that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love.
- Mortimer Adler

I don't care what the public wants, I'm going to give it what it needs!
- Christopher Dodd

I and my public understand each other very well:
it does not hear what I say,
and I don't say what it wants to hear.
- Karl Kraus

As an actor, there's a bit of you that's decided you
want to be looked at and watched,
but there's a paradoxical bit that wants to run away.
- Ralph Fiennes

Now learning a bit more about footballers I think what they need to do well,
is someone who really wants to stay in the background
and just be a strong support.
- Anna Friel

It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion.
I think he must prefer quality to quantity.
- George MacDonald

People think top singers are overpaid,
but opera houses have a top fee, which is a good thing.
Of course concerts are different- everyone wants to
make as much money as possible.
- Bryn Terfel

Everybody wants to be perfect.
- Isiah Thomas

God wants to bless us where we are.
- Joel Osteen

He wants only to rest and to have a little peace.
- Luciano Pavarotti

Whenever a man encounters a woman in a mood he doesn't understand,
he wants to know if she's tired.
- George Jean Nathan


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