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  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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    At home, growing up, we weren't really poor. We had everything we needed, we just didn't have what we wanted.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    Although I wanted my players to work to win, I tried to convince them they had always won when they had done their best.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    As a kid, I knew I wanted to be either a cartoonist or an astronaut. The latter was never much of a possibility, as I don't even like riding in elevators.
    Source: The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Introduction
  • Benjamin Booker
    Benjamin Booker
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1989-
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    As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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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.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
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    'The Food Network' was just starting in New York, and I was getting lots of attention from Mesa Grill. They had no money, so if you couldn't get there by subway, you couldn't be on. It wasn't like TV was something I really wanted to do - but I knew it would be great publicity for my restaurants.
  • Boris Becker
    Boris Becker
    German tennis player 1967-
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    A few years after my first son was born, he wanted to know how we chose his name, so I began reading him the story of Noah's Ark.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
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    A friend of my mom's was a casting director so, really as kind of a lark, I had a couple of acting jobs that had just enough exposure to give me the option to continue if I wanted to. I followed through with it.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
    English novelist 1899-1966
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    A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular, and he could rarely afford to if he wanted.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
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    After 2000 or so, I started to realize I wanted to be doing something else. I didn't want to be in front of a camera. I was frustrated. I didn't think I would stop acting, but I didn't want to be seen.
  • Brian K. Vaughan
    Brian K. Vaughan
    American comic book and television writer 1976-
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    After 9/11, I knew I wanted to write about power and identity and the way Americans on all sides of the political spectrum often mythologize our leaders, which are themes that the superhero genre has always handled really well.
  • Bob Uecker
    Bob Uecker
    American Major League Baseball (MLB) player 1934-
    Bob Uecker
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    After getting out of the service and going into baseball I never wanted to do anything else.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    After the Democrats shoved the 2700 pages of ObamaCare down our throats - and we did find out how expensive, controlling, and coercive the legislation was - a majority of Americans wanted the Supreme Court to toss it aside as unconstitutional.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara W. Tuchman
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    After the war, when my husband came home, we had two more children, and domesticity for a while prevailed combined with beginning the work I had always wanted to do, which was writing a book.
  • A. Bartlett Giamatti
    A. Bartlett Giamatti
    American professor and president of Yale University 1938-1989
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    All I ever wanted to be president of was the American League.
    Source: Book of Sports Quotes (1979) by Bert Sugar
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