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I so desperately wanted to be Mr. Somebody. Instead, I was the little brother, included to a point.
O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
T. S. Eliot
Still and all, why bother? Here's my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.
All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.
There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.
James Russell Lowell
Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they're scraping the top of the barrel.
When I first started doing my comedy act, I just desperately needed material. So I took literally everything I knew how to do on stage with me, which was juggling, magic and banjo and my little comedy routines. I always felt the audience sorta tolerated the serious musical parts while I was doing my comedy.
I do like men and I had, you know, a guy in high school that I wanted to marry desperately. He's the mayor of some small town in Texas. I could be the mayor's wife right now.
Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.
I would say to you that Americans of Hispanic descent want desperately to give their children the chances they never had.
If you chase something too desperately, it eludes you.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
I have had no control over my life. I have lived in a complete bubble. They found me and picked me for the part. And now I'm desperately trying to find my way through it.
All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
I think people are used to seeing actors be wide open and desperately giving of themselves, and while I do that on a movie set as much as I can, it's so unnatural for me to do it on television, in interviews, in anything like that. I also don't find that my process as an actor is really anyone else's business.
I think a lot of people who feel as though they desperately want to be married oftentimes simply desperately want to have a wedding.
The tragedy for comedians is there's nothing more they want than to be liked. We desperately seek approval. It's almost like a personality disorder you can do as a job.
Because I'm so busy and because I think of myself as a painter, I desperately guard the time that I have to paint. And sometimes I'm irresponsible to my career in order to paint. Because painting is obsessive. I forget to eat. I forget to sleep.
The parts I've been most successful in are the ones I've desperately, desperately wanted.
Kristin Scott Thomas
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down.
We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains.
Anne Sullivan Macy
The Tea Party isolated Mitt Romney from mainstream voters, linking him to a rabid ideology that he could not shake as he desperately tried to move to the middle in the closing weeks of the campaign. Lesson: The loudest voices don't often command the votes needed to win in November.
I will never say never, but I will say never to doing the more typical romantic comedies. You know, unless I'm getting audited and I'm on the street and I desperately need some dough and that's the only thing that I'm getting.
The UK desperately needs less government and freer markets.
You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world.
Enough people have now mentioned Bill Nye the Science Guy to me that I now desperately avoid it all costs.
I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out.
What the poor, the weak, and the inarticulate desperately require is power, organization, and a sense of identity and purpose, not rarefied advice of political scientists.
I'm a choir girl gone horribly, desperately wrong.
Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.
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