People with integrity do what they say they are going to do. Others have excuses.— Laura Schlessinger
Grateful Wannabe quotations
Are you tired of lyrical liars, passing fliers, Wannabe MC's, but really good triers, Tripping over mic cords, getting you bored, A total fraud, this kind of thing I can't afford!
The end of the animal trade would leave more time to trap or beat to death pop star wannabes.
Bad as I wanna be. She aint bad, she a sad little wannabe.
If you're going to be a wannabe, make sure you 'wannabe' something great.
The most shocking thing about wannabes, is they largely want to be something irrelevant, vein, or just plain petty.
You ni**az get me sick, wannabe soundin like you know my arithmetic... but we don't sound alike
The world is full of bullshitters, Liars, and triers and quitters, Coulda-beens, wannabe's, thought-I-was, isn't-I-is's... And everybody in your business.
People don't always do what they say they're going to do.
There's a secret that real writers know that wannabe writers don't, and the secret is this: It's not the writing part that's hard. What's hard is sitting down to write. What keeps us from sitting down is Resistance.
I'm a schizophrenic mix of wannabe glamourpuss and absolute slob, and my style is very much magistrate-meets-barmaid.
Real entrepreneurs do what they say they're going to do, wannabes ask about it and have tons and tons of coffee meetings.
Imagine the first Burmese "giraffe woman";
she was probably a local icon in her village in the way she put the rings around her neck to sell her craft. Then she became a celebrity, so all of the wannabes started following her in that uncomfortable and unhealthy trend. But is that so different from Pamela Anderson? I don't think so.
I'm sure that you psychotic necro-wannabes with delusions of godhood are all about sharing with your fellow maniacs.
When I received my first paycheck from my now known day job, I spent it on a period Craftsman chair and a Frank Lloyd Wright-wannabe lamp. With my second paycheck, I bought a stereo.
The Never Trumpers, many of them are establishment types or - and very important here - wannabe establishment types.
I liked to think I had written 'scripts' when I was in high school, but looking back at them, they were about thirty pages of wannabe-Mamet dialogue with a staple through them.
With any "new" form of music, the originators are usually good bands that have good music and good ideas, like Nirvana. But then you get all the followers and wannabes, bands like Silverchair, etc...and that really sucks.
Unlike so many Dylan-writer-wannabes and phony 'encyclopedia' compilers, Sean Wilentz makes me feel he was in the room when he chronicles events that I participated in. Finally a breath of fresh words founded in hardcore, intelligent research.
I could be accused of being a wannabe tribesman, of wanting to be a tribal dude, but that is not how I see it. I see it as me doing what they wanted me to do, showing them respect and hanging out with them.
I'm not a wannabe. I'm who I wannabe.
I think of Oprah as a Mother Joseph wannabe, a daytime oracle rewarding the good and punishing the bad.
I went to a fancy dress party as a punk.
I went through a stage of being a wannabe punk from the '70s. So, my next-door neighbours were like hardcore punks and I went to see The Vibrators and came home with a T-shirt that said "The Vibrators". My mum said: "You're not going out in that!" But I was really into it. I did soon grow out of it. But that's probably the most embarrassing story I have. I really am just quite normal.
I don't waste a lot of time on profound embarrassment.
I have always been somewhat the same person. I can think of maybe particular items of clothing that I think, "Oh God, I used to wear that?" But nothing serious. It's not like for a while I became some sort of goth wannabe. I've always pretty much been me.
Protected by a no-fly zone, surrounded by protesters, Trump Tower is buzzing with intensity. The president-elect's family, loyalist advisers and wannabes all jockeying for position.
If there is a single factor which separates the best photographers from the wannabes it is the quantity of images which they produce. They seem to be forever shooting. I have watched many of them as they take picture after picture even when they are not photographing. [...] Often these intimate images do not look as though they were taken by the same photographer. And that is their fascination and charm.
Your characters get angry at you if you speak about them and stop you from giving birth to them on the page in revenge. Real writers sit down and write. Wannabe writers sit around and talk.
Hi I'm B-Rok of the Backstreet Boys, Jim Carrey wannabe.
There are a lot of wannabe men in Hollywood.
But when you have that Hollywood mentality, there aren't a lot of real, grounded people.
I got my first job as a card-carrying actor in New York in 1967.
Before that, I was a very desperate wannabe.
I write arrangements. Im sort of a wannabe composer.
Every time you see someone sticking up a 7-Eleven, the kid's wearing a hoodie.
Every time you see a mugging on a surveillance camera or they get the old lady in the alcove, it's a kid wearing a hoodie. You have to recognize that this whole stylizing yourself as a gangsta - you're going to be a gangsta wannabe? Well, people are going to perceive you as a menace.
The man wannabe actually...a wannabe. David Haye's a wannabe.
The field (of filmmaking) is suddenly sexy, .
.. so it's deluged with these wannabes who say 'I don't want to be a secret agent, I'll be a filmmaker.' I think a lot of people are really kind of naive.
This is the other secret that real artists know and wannabe writers don’t.
When we sit down each day and do our work, power concentrates around us. The Muse takes note of our dedication. She approves. We have earned favor in her sight. When we sit down and work, we become like a magnetized rod that attracts iron filings. Ideas come. Insights accrete.