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I don't have a burning desire to act, strangely enough. I don't know that if I hadn't been an actor as a young person, I don't know that I ever would have chosen this because it's not really my personality.
I have a desire that I want to make people feel happy through my music. I'm always trying to find optimistic ways to express myself.
I've no desire to start a movement, to be the first name on an open petition, or to be the poster child for disgruntled writers.
By the time I was a teenager, my desire to be daring and taste everything got me in trouble. Too often, I was in the company of kids my parents would call 'wild.'
Building your own home is about desire, fantasy. But it's achievable; anyone can do it.
A presidential candidate's great desire is to be seen as pragmatic, and they hope their maneuvering and shifting will be seen in pursuit of some higher purpose. It doesn't mean they are utterly insincere.
The thing I can't figure out is why I have an undeniable compulsion to clean public spaces, airplane bathrooms, restaurant flatware, hotel gyms and Chapstick containers... yet I have no desire to make my own bed. Ever. Seriously, who made me, and where am I from?
My father was against the death penalty, and that was hard in the Son of Sam summer when fear was driving the desire for the death penalty.
NASA asked me to create meals for the space shuttle. Thai chicken was the favorite. I flew in a fake space shuttle, but I have no desire to go into space after seeing the toilet.
A lot of what has pushed me forward is desire, and I have expressed that in my songwriting - perhaps because it's safer!
I get about five memoirs per week in my mailbox, and few of them inspire anything but a desire to pick up the channel changer.
We have no desire to permanently rule over millions of Palestinians, who double their numbers every generation. Israel, which wishes to be an exemplary democracy, will not be able to bear such a reality over time. The Disengagement Plan presents the possibility of opening a gate to a different reality.
We inhabit a world where we're taught that we can have what we desire, and tend to act on it - the least we can do is admit to it when we succumb to our instincts.
I never had any desire to be a film actor. I never thought I was the good-looking movie type, which I assumed they wanted.
We desire an expansion of relations with regional states and the establishment of extensive public contacts.
A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
In domestic life, the woman's value is inherent, unquantifiable; at home she exchanges proven values for mythological ones. She 'wants' to be at home, and because she is a woman, she's allowed to want it. This desire is her mystique, it is both what enables her to domesticate herself and what disempowers her.
Above all else stands the burning question of bipartisanship. Whatever else the politicians might say they're about, our news analysts know that this is the true object of the nation's desire, the topic to which those slippery presidential spokesmen need always to be dragged back.
Even though I don't agree with either Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann on virtually anything, I do think the unique scrutiny - because of their gender and highlighting the potential conflict between them is a product of the media's desire for juicy storylines. I think it's inappropriate.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Every actor's deepest desire is to reach a huge audience. So, I don't look down upon commercial cinema... there's a beauty in it that you understand sooner or later.
My desire to be valued is manifested in cultivating relationships with my friends and family.
We'll all be riding that streetcar of desire.
I don't think we'll ever lose the desire for people to tell stories or to hear stories or to be entrapped in a beautiful story.
It is true not all has been accomplished that the earnest advocates would desire, but a start has been made.
Frank B. Kellogg
China has no desire to replace Western imperialism in Asia with an Oriental imperialism or isolationism of its own or anyone else.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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