Quotes by wanting

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  • Geoffrey F. Abert
    Geoffrey F. Abert
    American author
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    Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
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    Content not thyself that thou art virtuous in the general; for one link being wanting, the chain is defective.
  • Carmen Electra
    Carmen Electra
    American actress, model and singer 1972-
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    Dinner is a great first date. Don't believe that stuff about girls not wanting to eat on a first date - sharing a romantic meal is so sexy.
  • Carl Paladino
    Carl Paladino
    American businessman 1946-
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    Don't misquote me as wanting to hurt homosexual people in any way. That would be a dastardly lie.
  • Bo Bice
    Bo Bice
    American singer and musician 1975-
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    Everybody out there watches the show and has expectations of wanting to be an 'Idol', but we're going to teach them how much hard work goes into it.
  • Breckin Meyer
    Breckin Meyer
    American actor, writer, producer, and drummer 1974-
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    For awhile, I got stupid about only wanting a leading-man role, but I have no illusions. I know I'm not Brad Pitt.
  • Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    He possesses two out of the three qualities necessary for the ideal detective. He has the power of observation and that of deduction. He is only wanting in knowledge.
    Source: The Sign of the Four (1890)
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    He that is robbed, not wanting what is stolen, him not know t, and he's not robbed at all.
  • Human Love... It is that extra creation that stands hurt and baffled at the place of death. Being human, wanting children and sunlight and breath to go on, forever.
  • Bruce Parry
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    I could be accused of being a wannabe tribesman, of wanting to be a tribal dude, but that is not how I see it. I see it as me doing what they wanted me to do, showing them respect and hanging out with them.
    Source: As quoted in Do you really want to be in our tribe? in The Telegraph (1 March 2005)
  • Antonio Porchia
    Antonio Porchia
    Argentinian poet
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    I stop wanting what I am looking for, looking for it.
  • Brock Lesnar
    Brock Lesnar
    American professional wrestler 1977-
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    I was a true wrestler. I was a Division I national champion. I came into the business wanting one thing and one thing only, and that was to be the champion, and I wasn't going to let anybody stand in my way. I think there was one guy that had a problem with that, and that was Undertaker.
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