Something You Want But Can't Have Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 48 Quotes About Something You Want But Can't Have

#1. You wish for something, you've wanted it for years, and you're sure you want it, as long as you know you can't have it. But if all at once it looks as though your wish might come true, you suddenly find yourself wishing you had never wished for any such thing. - Author: Michael Ende
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#2. You want something you can't have, Gurgeh. You enjoy your life in the Culture, but it can't provide you with sufficient threats; the true gambler needs the excitement of potential loss, even ruin, to feel wholly alive. - Author: Anonymous
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#3. You think it can't get worse than wanting someone and not having them, but it can. You can want someone, have them, and want them more. Still. Always. You can never get enough. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#4. If you want something,but you can't have it for now. Hold it, wait for the time and somehow, someday you'll get a chance that if you really want it you could have it. - Author: Kenneth
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#5. If you want to be a poet, you can just write it on a napkin, and it's the length of the napkin, I guess. But usually you decide you'll rhyme it, or you'll have a formula. In radio, that's something called, 'Close your eyes and listen.' - Author: Robert Krulwich
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#6. But sometimes, we just have to be happy with what people can offer us. Even if it's not what we want, at least it's something. You know? - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#7. When something means nothing to you, you can do everything you want; but someday, somehow you may have to pay for it. - Author: Munia Khan
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#8. But I have learned that you make your own happiness, that part of going for what you want means losing something else. And when the stakes are high, the losses can be that much greater. - Author: Emily Giffin
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#9. You can tell yourself that you would be willing to lose everything you have in order to get something you want. But it's a catch-22: all of those things you're willing to lose are what make you recognizable. Lose them, and you've lost yourself. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#10. She was excited by the idea of having something dedicated to her, but I don't think she really liked it. Just goes to show that you can't have everything you want in one woman.One more argument for polygamy. - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#11. You don't have to have had something to want it or need it but when you have something you liked ... very much ... and it is taken away, and you want it back, it can become a hunger. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#12. Most women have only to lay eyes on you to want to be doing something for you so badly they can't stand it ... You're always so timid and yet you're funny ... Sometimes you get terribly lonesome and depressed, but that only makes a woman's heart itch all the more for you. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#13. Sometimes you have to fail in order to succeed. Whether we want it or not, there is an order in the universe. It's hard to understand and many, many times it's hard to swallow, but it's there and our choices are our own. Failure is part of life and no one can succeed every time they try something. - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#14. My pain is usually caused by some sort of attack on my ego. So usually, pain is an indication of something that, eventually, I'm going to want to transcend. But sometimes pain is just pain that you sit through. I find it can have a really exhilarating effect. - Author: Alex Ebert
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#15. I think you can have moderate success by copying something else, but if you really want to knock it out of the park, you have to do something different and take chances. - Author: Lee Ann Womack
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#16. One thing you have to realize is that cancer is not something you necessarily cure, but you want to just take care of yourself and extend your life as long as you can. - Author: Joe Torre
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#17. We all have to make choices," Joan said. "Since we can't have two lives, only one. But, most of those choices we make fresh every day, not just once. So, if you regret something, if you want to change your mind, you usually can. - Author: Menna Van Praag
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#18. You can get ahead in the world. But you will have to work, you will have to want tremendously to accomplish something, and then be willing to pay the price. Are you willing? - Author: Dale Carnegie
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#19. Yeah, the world must be going to a camp-meeting hell when something like that can happen, ' I agreed. 'But that don't matter now. All that matters now is, do we have an understanding here or do you want to see if you can learn how to breathe through your forehead? - Author: Stephen King
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#20. My father really told me, seriously, if you want something, you can have it, but you may have to work harder than anyone else around you. - Author: T. J. Miller
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#21. No, I don't love Max anymore. But I don't want to give you this broken, empty me. I want you to have me when I'm full, when I can give something back to you. I don't have much to give right now. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
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#22. I see it, Jack. Your muse is back. The thing that gave you passion, tormented you, and haunted you is back. You're reeling in ecstasy and dread. It's something you want, but can't ever have. And the one that brings the pain is pure, white as snow ... and standing in front of you. - Author: H.M. Ward
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#23. You've been given the innate power to shape your life ... but you cannot just speak change, you have to LIVE change. Intent paired with action builds the bridge to success. You can't just want it; you have to do it, live it ... BE it! Success isn't something you have, it's something you DO! - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#24. Sure, I could give advice; I could, say, travel the world, listen to music. But all I can really say is do something you want to do and do it well. And if you want to be a choreographer, then you have to make dances. - Author: Mark Morris
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#25. Nobody wants to make something that displeases people, but once you make a film, that's out of your control and you can't think about that. You just have to follow your head and make sure that you're satisfied by putting down what you intended. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#26. I want to go and write music that announces to you that you can feel something. I don't want to tell you what to feel, but I just want you to have the possibility of feeling something. - Author: Hans Zimmer
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#27. Do you want to know something? I have three pairs of kid gloves. I've had kid mittens before from the Christmas tree, but never real kid gloves with five fingers. I take them out and try them on every little while. It's all I can do not to wear them to classes. - Author: Jean Webster
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#28. I usually have to find something where I go, "I have to do this." Sometimes you don't even know what the question you're trying to answer is, but you go, "This is something I need to explore and want to explore, and it's inside me in a way that I think I can do a good job with." - Author: John Lee Hancock
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#29. He might have loved something else more, that's all. Look, love and respect don't always go hand in hand. You can have one without the other. But if you want my advice, you should always have both. - Author: Karina Halle
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#30. Have you noticed that if you really want something, you can make it happen? But you need to be sure it's what you really want, because sometimes, when it comes true, you realize too late that it's not what you wanted. Not at all. - Author: Laura Resau
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#31. It took a long time, but I have learned that you just can't take anything you want out of life without putting something back in exchange. - Author: Piper Laurie
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#32. That's why courage is tricky. Should you always do what others tell you to do? Sometimes you might not even know why you're doing something. I mean, any fool can have courage. But honor, that's the real reason you either do something or you don't. It's who you are and maybe who you want to be. - Author: Michael Oher
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#33. Violence is very much with us, and we like to see it. I doubt if you can change that, and I'm not sure you should want to. I have occasionally been very upset by something I was writing, but it's quite rare: I keep my writing very separate from my life. - Author: Ruth Rendell
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#34. If you want something you can have it, but only if you want everything that goes with it, including all the hard work and the despair, and only if you're willing to risk failure. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#35. I don't have to act for work anymore; I can act for passion. That's freeing, but it's also a prison of its own. When you can do anything you want, you're really responsible to do something great. And that's scary. - Author: Ashton Kutcher
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#36. Black culture is a fight. We want to hold on to what we are, but sometimes the things that we are can be totally negative. You have to think: can't we try something new and not be seen as suspect? - Author: Donald Glover
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#37. Beckett, love is something I can't do. I don't even know that I believe in it, it's like unicorns, you want to believe in them, but have you ever seen one?

~Mitchell - Author: S.M. Stryker
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#38. Well, you see, she was saintly but she wasn't a saint. No one could really hate a saint, could they? They can't really hate God either. When they want to hate him and his saints they have to find something like themselves and pretend it's God and hate that. I suppose you think that's all bosh. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#39. You can have faith or you can have control, but you cannot have both. If you want God to do something off the chart, you have to take your hands off the controls. - Author: Mark Batterson
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#40. In a way, as an actor, you do all the preparation and then you want to forget it and just play the scene. As a director, you can't forget it because somebody will remind you that you forgot something. But you can know your plan well enough that you still have a certain amount of freedom. - Author: Thomas Gibson
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#41. An actor cannot say no, it's against his job. If he wants the part he has to say yes. [But] it's very bad for you to say you can do something and then not do it, so you have to manage to do it. - Author: Olivier Martinez
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#42. You have to want to make a film for other reasons - to say something, to tell a story, to show somebody's fate - but you can't want to make a film simply for the sake of it. - Author: Krzysztof Kieslowski
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#43. What I want to tell you as you read these stories is that I both found and lost God a hundred times over. In fact, maybe I've never actually found God at all, but imagining that I have indeed found something so much larger and more beautiful than I can explain is more often enough for me. - Author: Ashley Mae Hoiland
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#44. It takes a lot of things to work together in order to be wealthy but with a little luck, a lot of luck ... You've got to be good at something. For a 20-year-old, you don't have to know exactly what you want to do, you've just got to go find something you can be great at, and then go be great at it. - Author: Mark Cuban
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#45. Words can't describe how one would feel in that moment after doing a test for something you really want but in your heart you don't think you have a chance of getting. - Author: Aja Naomi King
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#46. When I fish, I stop thinking about anything else. But truth be told, if you want to declare victories, I can tell you the fish have won a lot more than I have. It's interesting that something with a brain the size of a fish's can outsmart us humans, who think we are el supremo. - Author: Norman Schwarzkopf
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#47. I want to know something real. Something that not everyone in the world knows about you." His puppy face deepens, his mouth sagging at the corners.

"I can't get to sleep when I have socks on, but my feet are always cold so it's kind of a problem. - Author: Jasmine Warga
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#48. I think you can have your career and still bring to your family something very, very special. There are some people who are born mothers, who don't want to work and just want to stay at home, and that's fantastic, but for me it was something very difficult. - Author: Sarah Parish
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