Want Quotes And Sayings


Want Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of want quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“Joy is not the result of getting what you want; it is the way to get what you want. In the deepest sense, joy is what you want.”
– Alan Cohen

“Don’t believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.”
– Albert Camus

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
Albert Einstein

“I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts; the rest are details.”
– Albert Einstein

“The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.”
– Anatole France

“As soon as you stop wanting something, you get it.”
– Andy Warhol

“This is the most beautiful piece of advice I can offer. I you don’t have what you want now, you don’t have what you want.”
– Ann Brashares

“To be running breathlessly, but not yet arrived, is itself delightful, a suspended moment of living hope.”
– Anne Carson

“But you don’t always get what you want; you get what you get.”
– Anne Lamott

“I don’t want anything I don’t deserve, but if they offer me more money, I’m not stupid.”
– Antonio Banderas

“I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things.”
– Archibishop of Canterbury

“Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Our necessities never equal our wants.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“To dream anything that you want to dream. That’s the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do. That is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits. That is the courage to succeed.”
– Bernard Edmonds

“Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.”
– Bill Cosby

“Somehow, we’ll find it. The balance between whom we wish to be and whom we need to be. But for now, we simply have to be satisfied with who we are.”
– Brandon Sanderson

“Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.”
Brian Tracy

“Better off dead than giving in; not taking what you want.”
– Carol Ann Duffy

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.”
– Charles Bixton

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

“What you need and what you want aren’t the same things.”
– Cherise Sinclair

“Are these things really better than the things I already have? Or am I just trained to be dissatisfied with what I have now?”
– Chuck Palahniuk

“What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.”

“I will not be concerned at other men‘s not knowing me; I will be concerned at my own want of ability.”
– Confucius

“You people are telling me what you think I want to know. I want to know what is actually happening.”
– Creighton Abrams

“When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, ‘Oh yes – I already have everything that I really need.’”
Dalai Lama

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”
Dale Carnegie

“If you don’t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don’t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever.”
– Dan Millman

“To get what he wanted, a man had to give other people what they wanted.”
– Dashiell Hammett

“You can want one thing and have a secret wish for its opposite.”
– Deb Caletti

“The things that I can’t have I want, And what I have seems second-rate, The things I want to do I can’t, And what I have to do I hate.”
– Don Marquis

“There was always a way, when one knew what one wanted.”
– Donna Woolfolk Cross

“Life always kills you in the end, but first it prevents you from getting what you want.”
– Doug Coupland

“Sometimes it’s a good idea to think about what you want from a situation, and try to get it, rather than just blurt out the first thing that comes into your head.”
– E. Lockhart

“Our frustration is greater when we have much and want more than when we have nothing and want some. We are less dissatisfied when we lack many things than when we seem to lack but one thing.”
– Eric Hoffer

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