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19 Want Quotes

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.

Anatole France Quotes

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The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.

Jonathan Swift Quotes

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The fewer our wants, the nearer we resemble the gods.

Socrates Quotes

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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.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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It's too bad to want a thing and not be allowed it.

Norwegian Proverb Quotes

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Abundance, like want, ruins many.

Romanian Proverb Quotes

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Make sure you want it enough.

Frank Kingdon Quotes

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More than we use is more than we want.

Gaelic Proverb Quotes

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I don't want the cheese, I just want to get out of the trap.

Latin Proverb Quotes

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

Johann Kaspar Lavater Quotes

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There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.

Logan Pearsall Smith Quotes

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If God wants people to suffer, he sends them too much understanding.

Yiddish Proverb Quotes

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If you want to gather a lot of knowledge, act as if you are ignorant.

Vietnamese Proverb Quotes

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It is not from nature, but from education and habits, that our wants are chiefly derived.

Henry Fielding Quotes

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The keener the want the lustier the growth.

Wendell Phillips Quotes

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The things that I can't have I want, And what I have seems second-rate, The things I want to do I can't, And what I have to do I hate.

Don Marquis Quotes

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Our necessities never equal our wants.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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A want becomes a have with time.

Marilyn Bencosme Quotes

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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