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I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure.
I've always said, 'I didn't have a Plan B in life.' I was in pursuit of my dream from the very beginning. It's all about desire and passion. At all costs.
The whole Twitter phenomenon is really indicative of what's happening in this country. And I say this in condemnation of myself as much as anyone else - we are growing into a nation that has no time, desire or capacity for truth. All we can handle is 140 characters of knowledge.
I never had a desire to be famous... I was fat. I didn't know any fat famous actresses... You know, once a fat kid, always a fat kid. Because you always think that you just look a little bit wrong or a little bit different from everyone else. And I still sort of have that.
Desire is important.
There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I've never been married and I've no more desire to be married now than I ever have. I hate bureaucracy and I am not religious.
Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart.
Lois McMaster Bujold
The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
William R. Alger
My house is a place I have spent many years improving to the point where I have no desire to leave it.
Animation is the only thing I ever wanted to do in my whole life. I have no desire for live-action or anything else.
I love attention. Maybe my desire for attention is a little too out of control, but I'm very honest.
More than anything, that's been the thread through my life - the desire to write, the impulse to write. I mean, it's taken me other places, but it was the impulse to write that led me to singing.
Even as a child I had a strong relationship with yearning and desire. And loss. Those things spoke to me.
I never discuss a novel while I'm writing it, for fear that talking about it will diminish my desire to write it.
While a large segment of the art world has obsessed over a tiny number of stars and their prices, an aesthetic shift has been occurring. It's not a movement - movements are more sure of themselves. It's a change of mood or expectation, a desire for art to be more than showy effects, big numbers, and gamesmanship.
The government's desire to expand global trade may be understandable, but we mustn't give away too much. We must tell our elected representatives to at least delay the Canada-China FIPA until it has been examined more thoroughly, and to reconsider the inclusion of investor-state arbitration mechanisms in all trade deals.
Tis this desire of bending all things to our own purposes which turns them into confusion and is the chief source of every error in our lives.
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
I have never been in, nor have I had any strong particular desire to be in, what is termed a costume drama, but I keep forgetting to think of 'Charles II' as a costume drama.
In the Indian film industry, especially those of us who are in mainstream cinema, we invariably play a typical hero's role. More often than not, we cater to the public perception. However, there is a latent desire in most actors to do a role where you can go all out and experiment.
I feel that if you really want an Oscar, you're in trouble. It's like wanting to be married - you'll take anybody. If you want the Oscar really badly, it becomes a naked desire and ambition. It becomes very unattractive.
The gravest risks from al Qaeda combine its affinity for big targets and its announced desire for weapons of mass destruction.
We yearn, as spirit children of our Heavenly Father, for that joy which we once had with Him in the life before this one. His desire is to grant us that sacred wish for unity out of His love for us.
Henry B. Eyring
It was never my desire to revolutionize fashion, to make clothes that could be in a museum. I want to create clothes that have a certain style, but I want to see them used. I want to see people enjoy the things I've made.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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