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Abebe Bikila Quotes

I hope you find these Motivational Abebe Bikila Quotes useful in achieving your personal and career goals in life.

I wanted the world to know that my country Ethiopia
has always won with determination and heroism.
- Abebe Bikila

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg

 

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner


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In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
- Mel Brooks

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Some people wanted champagne and caviar
when they should have had beer and hot dogs.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
- Johnnie Cochran

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom.
- Michael Bergin

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
- Charles Simic

Today is the right day to do
what you have long wanted to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
- Chris Brown

In my prayers I never said I needed a home.
I said I wanted a sanctuary.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix,
but I could never quite pull it off.
- Bryan Ferry

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

But what really excited me was the idea that humans
had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years.
I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures.
- Donald Johanson

We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of
us naive people we had not wholly lost our belief that
it is delightful to meet artists who have given us pleasure.
- Robertson Davies

I wanted to be the first woman to burn her bra,
but it would have taken the fire department four days to put it out.
- Dolly Parton

I wanted to put a sheet in explaining what all the songs are about,
but they didn't do it.
- Dick Dale

I knew there were a lot of friends out there,
and I wanted to be with them.
- Ekaterina Gordeeva

I would not be happy to do what I do unless I felt
that the large audience wanted it.
- Giorgio Moroder

I always wanted to ride a dragon myself,
so I decided to do this for a year in my imagination.
- Cornelia Funke

When I was younger I was obsessed with writing,
so even if I wanted to listen, I didn't have time.
- Joan Armatrading

I have always wanted to be on Broadway,
whether on ice or on the boards.
- Robin Cousins

I didn't want to go out and change anything.
I just wanted to make the music that was part of my background,
which was rock and blues and hip-hop.
- Kid Rock

Something in me wanted to find out how far I could run without stopping.
- Jacki Hanson

I really wanted the MTV Award the most,
It was a golden popcorn container and it looks really neat.
- Kirsten Dunst

It's time to start really writing some stuff,
and I really wanted to write some stuff in the vein of the original Misfits,
and this was really the first step in that direction.
- Jerry Only

I'd read Up in the Old Hotel, and I wanted to do something
with Mitchell's stuff for a long time.
- Stanley Tucci

When I was about 5 I think, I desperately wanted to
be a pirate and have the hat and everything.
- Keira Knightley

We just wanted to write a bunch of songs that we thought were good songs.
- Travis Barker

I received thousands of letters of support from all around the world,
all because I wanted to go to school.
- Ryan White

I've always wanted to do this, so it really is a dream come true.
- Jeri Ryan

I wanted to do a movie about being really good at something,
yet being socially awkward and not as advanced in your
personal life as you are in your creative life.
- Alicia Witt

I always wanted to perform.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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

I wanted to cut down on the profanity,
because I think I'm funnier without sayin' a lot of cuss words.
- Chris Tucker

Tammy Faye, I really like the woman.
I wanted to be her kid.
- Jessica Hahn

I sat out a few years because I wasn't really sure
what I wanted to do next.
So many things were changing in music and in culture,
so it seemed like a good time to step back.
- Beck

I've always wanted to get an education,
and tonight's as good a time as any.
- Burt Lancaster

I never really wanted to be an actor.
And that was the beginning of it, I began to write
things down and eventually became a writer on a television show.
- Barry Levinson

I wanted to live the inner life of every man I saw,
look at the world through his eyes.
- Aleksandr I. Kuprin

So I'm not very popular here with those inside the system,
as you might guess.
I never wanted to be.
- Waylon Jennings

I wanted to be on the stage, doing very important emotional roles.
- Gloria Stuart

I never wanted to do political satire because it seems too surface to me.
- Tracey Ullman


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