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How badly do you want it?

Author: George E. Allen (1832-1907)

Profession: British Publisher, Author, Engraver

I have found that most of the things I want from living I must get from people.

Author: Robert Conklin

Profession: American Teacher, Author, Speaker

Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

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.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Our necessities never equal our wants.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Make sure you want it enough.

Author: Frank Kingdon


He can feel no little wants who is in pursuit of grandeur.

Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801)

Profession: Swiss Theologian, Mystic

Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.

Author: William Moulton Marston


The keener the want the lustier the growth.

Author: Wendell Phillips (1811-1884)

Profession: American Reformer, Orator

I want to be what I was when I wanted to be what I am now.

Author: Ray Prince


I discovered a long time ago that if I helped people get what they wanted, I would always get what I wanted and I would never have to worry.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

Getting anything changes it from being desirable to just being taken for granted.

Author: Source Unknown


Try to eliminate the word SHOULD from your vocabulary. And try doing so without replacing it with OUGHT or YOU BETTER.

Author: Source Unknown