Quotation Explorer - 'Needing'

Don't get caught in the trap of always "Needing" something. Needing something always projects your mind into the future as if you have it and is the opposite of gratitude. Be content in the present moment. - Matthew Donnelly
A writer is someone who, needing nothing and no one, wants everything and everyone. - Neel Burton
These people were the first to master a new kind of late twentieth-century life. They thrived on the rapid turnover of acquaintances, the lack of involvement with others, and the total self-sufficiency of lives which, needing nothing, were never disappointed. - J.G. Ballard
People think needing a man is weak. I believe what is truly weak is not ALLOWING ourselves to surrender to our deepest desire to have a protective, strong, caring, masculine man in our life. - Renee Wade
A dream is not needing anything. If it is a good one, it is waiting peaceably for ever until it is released and allowed to do its job. If it is a bad one, it is always fighting to get out. - Roald Dahl
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
What seems most significant to me about our movement [Impressionism] is that we have freed painting from the importance of the subject. I am at liberty to paint flowers and call them flowers, without their needing to tell a story. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Restlessness is usually a sign of changes needing to be made, boredom, or loss of significance. - April Mae Monterrosa
If coffee were like dreams, then I would be wired in constant bliss, never needing sleep to live out my dreams. - Anthony Liccione
Your love taught me to grieveand I have been needing, for centuriesa woman to make me grievefor a woman, to cry upon her armslike a sparrowfor a woman to gather my pieceslike shards of broken crystal - Nizar Qabbani
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
The life of less, one bent on simplicity, and not needing or wanting anything other than what God has deemed good for you turns out to be all you could ever need or want. - Hayley DiMarco
Orthodoxy means not thinking--not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness. - George Orwell
I believe writing is a gift God gave us to share His thoughts poured out upon us! Writing is a talent needing care and comfort; open up and let the Lord inspire you! - Mary Kate
Essential to life, is desiring the things that you need, than needing the things you desire. - Anthony Liccione
Needing a purpose is one thing, needing success is a rotten thing. - Bear Rineheart
Fear wears so many clever disguises it is virtually impossible to always recognize it. Fear disguises itself as the need to be somewhere else, doing something else, not knowing how to do something or not needing to do something. - Iyanla Vanzant
Love; it takes you so much effort without needing something in return. - Mean
Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts. - Margaret Lee Runbeck
Notice the difference between being in control and needing control. - Marilyn Suttle
Perfect, complete, needing nothing, simply all there was, was the dark. - Laurell K. Hamilton
Needing to express what it’s like here.... / Trying to digest the incoming stream .... / And dream it all over again. - Jay Woodman
We are the Bibles the world is reading; We are the creeds the world is needing; We are the sermons the world is heeding. - Billy Graham
Orthodoxy means not thinking - not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness. - George Orwell
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
Thoughts are just thoughts, and they can’t hurt you. My thoughts land in my mind like a butterfly; they stay for a while, then flutter away. The butterfly isn’t me. I can step away from it, and watch it, learn from it, enjoy it, without needing to absorb it into my identity. - Julie Farrell
An artist is someone who, needing nothing and no one, wants everything and everyone. - Neel Burton
True love; the feeling that takes you so much effort without needing something in return. - Mean
Needing someone is like needing a parachute. If they are not there the first time you need them, chances are you won't be needing them again. - Scott Adams
The same one who mistreated you will be the one needing you. So, don't hesitate to help. Because that will be the best positive revenge. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
Is that what love is all about? Needing them to come back to you when they're away? To come home and keep you safe? - Wally Lamb
Your mission: feel good about who you are, what you do, how you think, and how you look--without needing anybody's approval! - Karen Salmansohn
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