Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 1217
Ever League

All I ever wanted to be was president of the American League.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Priest Passionately

I wanted passionately to be a priest.

- A. N. Wilson

Mother Me

While my mother wanted me to be a musician, I wanted to become an electronic engineer.

- A. R. Rahman

High Very

I was very unsure about what I wanted to do in high school.

- Aaron Tveit

Always Someone

I've always wanted to be someone with credibility, and I want my food to speak for myself.

- Aarti Sequeira

Always Actress

I'd always wanted to be an actress or a model or a singer.

- Abbey Clancy

Focus Never

I never really wanted to write and wanted to focus on acting.

- Abby Elliott

Goal Movie

When I initially started acting, all I wanted to do was to be in one movie. That's it. That was my goal.

- Adam Beach

Actor Very

It was very clear to me I wanted to be an actor when I got out into civilian life.

- Adam Driver

Car Big

My dad was a big car guy. If you wanted to spend time with my dad, he was working on the car.

- Adam Ferrara

Singer Private

I wanted the focus to be on my ability as a singer and as an entertainer - not on my private life.

- Adam Lambert

Never High

I never wore full-on eyeliner in high school, but I wanted to.

- Adam Lambert

Ever Set

Ever since I was a kid, I've wanted to set a time that nobody can touch for many years.

- Adam Peaty

Always Act

I always wanted to act.

- Adam Rickitt

Always Movie

I've always wanted to do a family movie.

- Adam Sandler

Actor Movie

'Raiders of the Lost Ark' is my favorite movie, and it's why I wanted to be an actor.

- Adam Scott

Africa Wash

I wanted to wash off the experience of Africa but obviously I couldn't because that's who I was.

- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Players Total

I wanted total control and leadership. I wanted to buy the horses and choose the players.

- Adolfo Cambiaso

Play Taught

I borrowed a guitar at age 16 and taught myself to play because I wanted to write songs.

- Adrian Belew

Love Movie

I wanted to make a movie about the arbitrary nature of love.

- Adrian Lyne


I wanted to be as invisible as possible as an artist. I wanted to differentiate between myself and who I'm writing about.

- Adrian Tomine

Fit Even

I even have shoes that don't fit. They're just so cool, I wanted to have them.

- Afrojack

Piano Flavor

I wanted to try to write songs on the piano to get a different flavor.

- Aimee Mann

School Could

Dartmouth represented a great opportunity. I wanted to go to the best possible school I could go to.

- Aisha Tyler

Always Pilot

As a child, I always wanted to be a race car pilot.

- Ajith Kumar

Motor Racer

I wanted to be a professional motor racer. It was only due to lack of sponsors that I could not do it.

- Ajith Kumar

Always Background

I always wanted to be on the radio. But my background is more entertainment than journalism.

- Alan Colmes

Know Knew

I knew I was a writer; I wanted to be a writer, but I didn't know what to write.

- Alan Furst

War Never

I never wanted to be a Cold War novelist.

- Alan Furst

Always Album

I've always wanted to make a bluegrass album.

- Alan Jackson

Audience Would

If the audience knew what they wanted then they wouldn't be the audience, they would be the artist.

- Alan Moore

Always Act

I've always wanted to act since I was little.

- Alanna Ubach

Director Never

I never wanted to be a director.

- Albert Brooks

Comedy Bigger

I, sort of, got into comedy accidentally, and it got bigger than I wanted it to.

- Albert Brooks

Kind Person

I'm the kind of person who does not want to be anywhere that I'm not wanted.

- Alec Baldwin

Alone Felt

I felt so alone as a boy because no one wanted to be friends with me.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Loved Could

I wanted to be loved by my father. I could do anything to be loved by my father.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Mountain Play

George Harrison wanted to play the thief in 'Holy Mountain.'

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Director Never

I never wanted to be a creative director.

- Alessandro Michele

Actor Always

I guess I've always wanted to push the boundaries as an actor.

- Alessandro Nivola

Knife Like

I feel like a princess with a knife. I've wanted to be an Iron Chef forever.

- Alex Guarnaschelli


I've always wanted to skydive.

- Alex Morgan

Soccer Always

I've always wanted to become a professional soccer player.

- Alex Morgan

Always Pilot

I always wanted to be on 'Glee.' As soon as the pilot aired, I said I needed to be on the show.

- Alex Newell

Always Like

I always wanted 'Sideways' to be like a great 1960s Italian film.

- Alexander Payne

Director Until

I didn't plan to be a director until I was 35. For years I wanted to do anything but!

- Alexandra Cassavetes

Children Vampire

I wanted to make an adult vampire film, not something for children.

- Alexandra Cassavetes

Cool Always

I always wanted to be a blonde, and it was really cool to do that for a while.

- Alexandra Daddario

Shift How

I wanted to write about how people's beliefs shift.

- Alexei Sayle

Music Play

I wanted to be able to play guitar. I wanted to be able to make music hurt.

- Alexis Korner

Race Driver

I wanted to be a race car driver when I was a kid.

- Alfie Allen

Theatre Always

I've always wanted to get into theatre.

- Alfie Allen

Done Always

I have always done what I wanted to do.

- Alfre Woodard

Going Old

Since I was 15 years old, all I wanted was to find the guy I was going to marry.

- Ali Larter

Love Peace And Love

The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.

- Alice Cooper

More Studio

We wanted it more live and raw. We didn't want a studio sound.

- Alice Cooper

Fairly Makes

I feel that I've done what I wanted to do, and that makes me feel fairly content.

- Alice Munro

Freedom Personality

I wanted to be the moron of the family, because morons seemed to have more fun, more freedom and more personality.

- Alice Sebold

Long Novelist

I wanted to be a novelist for so long.

- Alice Sebold

Restaurant Feel

I wanted people to come to the restaurant and feel at home, so I put it in a house.

- Alice Waters

Think Worked

I used to think that I wanted to be a hat maker, but I don't think that would have worked out.

- Alice Waters

Play Ever

I wanted to play baseball ever since I was 5 years old.

- Allan Ray

Career Always

I always wanted to be a Sixer... I always wanted to finish my career as a Sixer.

- Allen Iverson

Tattoos Afford

All my tattoos are tattoos that I wanted to get, but I couldn't afford.

- Allen Iverson

Proud Me

I wanted my fans and my family and my friends to be proud of me.

- Allen Iverson

Me Up

When I wanted to become a filmmaker, there was nobody for me to look up to.

- Allison Anders

Fact Unless

But the fact is, nobody gets off drugs unless they really want to, and I really wanted to.

- Ally Sheedy

Always Actress

No, I always wanted to be an actress.

- Amanda Burton

Old Clinton

I've wanted to interview Hillary Clinton since I was 15 years old.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Feel Always

I always wanted to make people feel something.

- Amanda Seyfried

Never Really

I really wanted to do research. That has never changed.

- Amar Bose

Style Comedy

I wanted to do something in the style of a comedy of manners.

- Amy Heckerling

Chemistry Hit

I wanted to be a veterinarian, but slipped up when I hit organic chemistry.

- Amy Hempel


I wanted to be a librarian.

- Amy Klobuchar

Always Femininity

I realized early on that I always hated girls who used their femininity to get what they wanted.

- Amy Locane

My Life Never

I've never wanted sympathy votes in anything I do in my life.

- Amy Purdy

Pretty Would

My parents pretty much realized that I would do whatever I wanted, and that was it, really.

- Amy Winehouse

Girl Always

I've always wanted two kids. I've always wanted a girl and a boy.

- Ana Ortiz

Other Journalist

I wanted to be a journalist. The other thing I wanted to be was a spy.

- Ana Patricia Botin

Politics Journalist

I wanted to be a journalist. I used to write articles at university about politics.

- Ana Patricia Botin

Woman Always

I've always wanted to be a woman who isn't afraid to tell her story.

- Andra Day

Performance Always

I always knew I wanted to be a performance artist.

- Andra Day

Love Famous

When I was 20, I wanted to be famous and win a Grammy and have people respect and love me.

- Andra Day

Get Ever

Playing for Midland, that helped me get to Arkansas. It was really all I ever wanted to do.

- Andrew Benintendi

Act Ever

Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.

- Andrew Carnegie

Poor Definitely

I wanted to be successful. I definitely didn't want to be poor.

- Andrew Cherng

Politics Contest

I didn't go into politics because I wanted to win a popularity contest.

- Andrew Lansley

Emotional Touching

After 'Chen Zhen,' I wanted to make an emotional, touching story.

- Andrew Lau

Band Ever

All I ever wanted to do was be in a band.

- Andy Biersack

Song Temptation

'Honey, I'm Good' is a song about temptation, and we wanted to show what is possible if you can beat it.

- Andy Grammer

Like Left

I wanted to like 'Up in the Air' - I like Jason Reitman - but Vera Farmiga left me cold.

- Andy Kindler

Play Third

They wanted me to play third like Brooks so I did play like Brooks - Mel Brooks.

- Andy Van Slyke

Always Certain Way

I always respected Barry Bonds, and I wanted to let him know that I did in a certain way.

- Andy Van Slyke

Amazing Build

What we have wanted to do is build an amazing brand experience and an amazing way that people can engage with the brand.

- Angela Ahrendts

Dancers Other

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.

- Angelina Jolie

Mine Dear Friend

I wanted to tell the story of Luong Ung, who's a dear friend of mine.

- Angelina Jolie

Never Mary Poppins

I never wanted Mary Poppins to be my nanny. I wanted to be her when I grew up.

- Anita Diament

Kind Always

I always kind of wanted to go into healthcare.

- Ann Marie Buerkle

Study Always

Theater was something that I always wanted to study.

- Anna Diop

Thought Never

I never really thought I wanted to become a movie star.

- Anna Faris