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  • Whether we eat, sleep, work, play, whatever we do life contains dissatisfaction, pain. If we enjoy pleasure, we are afraid to lose it; we strive for more and more pleasure or try to contain it. If we suffer pain we want to escape it. We experience dissatisfaction all the time. All activities contain dissatisfaction or pain, continuously.

    Pain   Sleep   Play  
    Chogyam Trungpa (2010). “Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism”, p.179, Shambhala Publications
  • After a decade I became fed up with the strobe because I had done almost everything once and I didn't want to repeat myself.

    Done   Want   Feds  
  • I don't want to be that girl who has that same style all the time where the music always sounds exactly the same, and you always know it's her.

    Girl   Style   Sound  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • The most fundamental paradox is that if we're never to use force, we must be prepared to use it and to use it successfully. We Americans don't want war and we don't start fights. We don't maintain a strong military force to conquer or coerce others. The purpose of our military is simple and straightforward: we want to prevent war.

    Strong   Military   War  
    "The uncommon wisdom of Ronald Reagan: a portrait in his own words".
  • I just want to go back to rockin', but I'm uncertain as to what to actually do. The truth is, I never stopped thinking about rock'n'roll for a second that I'm on holiday.

    "Strummer on Man, God, Law - and the Clash". Interviewed with Richard Cromelin, articles.latimes.com. January 31, 1988.
  • The wise stand out because they see themselves as part of the Whole. They shine because they don't want to impress. They achieve great things because they don't look for recognition. Their wisdom is contained in what they are, not their opinions. They refuse to argue, so no-one argues with them.

  • If you can turn your wants into your needs, you can do anything.

    Needs   Want   Need You  
    "Randy Jackson: What I've Learned" by Cal Fussman, www.esquire.com. December 15, 2011.
  • I don't want to play fat cops for the rest of my life.

    Play   Want   Cop  
  • At the core, the American citizen soldiers knew the difference between right and wrong, and they didn't want to live in a world in which wrong prevailed. So they fought, and won, and we all of us, living and yet to be born, must be forever profoundly grateful.

    War   Grateful   Fighting  
    "Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany". Book by Stephen Ambrose, www.nytimes.com. 1997.
  • I want to be pure in heart -- but I like to wear my purple dress.

    Heart   Purple   Dresses  
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh (2012). “Against Wind and Tide: Letters and Journals, 1947-1986”, p.36, Pantheon
  • Our strength as a nation comes in our unity. We are the United States of America, not the divided states. And those who want to divide us are trying to divide us, and we shouldn't let them do it.

    America   Unity   Trying  
    Source: www.cbsnews.com
  • I do not believe that just because you're opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born but not a child fed, not a child educated, not a child housed. And why would I think that you don't? Because you don't want any tax money to go there. That's not pro-life. That's pro-birth. We need a much broader conversation on what the morality of pro-life is.

  • I love horror movies, but it's not the only thing I want to do.

    Want   Horror  
    Source: collider.com
  • There are directors, and I think this is true of all directors, it would be true if I was a director - If the actor didn't want to do what I was suggesting, I would let him do it his way, and then I would say to him, "Just give me one where you do what the director wants", and that, of course, is the take that's used.

    Source: collider.com
  • Work as hard and as much as you want to on the things you like to do the best.

  • We want people to have a stake in the British economy so I am in favour of actually encouraging people to have small shareholdings and feel they've got a stake in our economic future.

    People   Want   Favour  
    Source: blog.moneysavingexpert.com
  • If you ever want to be a decent player, you have to be able to use both feet without stopping to think about it.

  • Do you want to see what human eyes have never seen? Look at the moon. Do you want to hear what ears have never heard? Listen to the bird's cry. Do you want to touch what hands have never touched? Touch the earth. Verily I say that God is about to create the world.

    Eye   Moon   Hands  
    Jorge Luis Borges (1964). “Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings”, p.124, New Directions Publishing
  • One thing you learn: if you want to reveal yourself, you also have to know where to stop.

    Want   Knows   One Thing  
    "There is no plan" by John Fordham, www.theguardian.com. October 5, 2006.
  • Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy

    Pride   Want   Loud  
    Benjamin Franklin (1836). “The Works of Benjamin Franklin; Containing Several Political and Historical Tracts Not Included in Any Former Edition, and Many Letters, Official and Private, Not Hitherto Published; with Notes and a Life of the Author”, p.100
  • I want to tell you,' the voice on the phone said. 'My head is filled with things to say.' ... 'I don't mind,' Hal said softly. 'I could wait forever.' 'That's what you think,' the voice said. The connection was cut.

    David Foster Wallace (2011). “Infinite Jest”, p.32, Hachette UK
  • I want to do things that are very outside of the box, and I want to do movies that no one else can do. If someone else can make the movie that I'm making, then I shouldn't do it.

    Want   Boxes   Can Do  
    Source: collider.com
  • The common denominator is that we want to make the world a better place, for women and for everybody, and we do it through sport.

    Sports   World   Want  
  • I think every woman in our culture is a feminist. They may refuse to articulate it, but if you were to take any woman back 40 years and say, 'Is this a world you want to live in?' They would say, 'No.'

  • I don't want to sound like a Hallmark card, but to be able to wake up each day with food and shelter, that alone is good. Forget aging and the fact that my butt is becoming a little more familiar with my knees than my tailbone. If you are six feet above ground it's a good day. So, give me more!

    Good Day   Feet   Giving  
  • People don't want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messed cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.

    Drama   People   Scary  
    Chuck Palahniuk (1999). “Survivor: A Novel”, Anchor
  • All I know about getting something that you want is that there are three essential things: wanting, trying and getting the opportunity, the breaks. None works alone without the others. Wanting is basic. Trying is up to you. And the breaks - I do know this, they always happen.

    "Personal Quotes/ Biography". www.imdb.com.
  • If you want to become fully mature in the Lord, you must learn to love truth. Otherwise, you will always leave open a door of deception for the enemy to take what is meant to be yours.

    Doors   Deception   Enemy  
  • Republicans don't want anyone having more fun than they do, and the Democrats don't want anyone making more money than they do. Libertarians want you to make money and have fun.

    Fun   Liberty   Want  
  • There's no question almost press secretaries talk about the sense of serving two masters. On the one hand you want to protect the president's interests, and you represent his interests to the press. And the press is a proxy for the American people.

    Hands   Two   People  
    Source: www.nbcnews.com
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