My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you're ugly too.— Rodney Dangerfield
Revealing Want Me quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Whenever you want to see me, always look at the sunset; I will be there.
Sportsmanship... what a load of crap, don't preach your morality to me. Steve Austin doesn't have any mercy... you want mercy? Take your *ss to church!
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
I just always wanted to study human behavior because every psychologist that I would talk to would tell me I was bipolar, and I know I'm not bipolar, so I had to perform a psychoanalysis on myself to find out that I have unresolved grief.
I want people to remember me as someone whose life has been helpful to humanity.
You can't measure success if you have never failed.
My father has taught me that if you really do want to reach your goals, you can't spend any time worrying about whether you're going to win or lose. Focus only on getting better.
If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.
I do not want to be controlled by any superpower.
I myself consider myself the most powerful figure in the world, and that is why I do not let any superpower control me.
You want mercy? Take your ass to church!
All the women want to be with me, all the men want to be like me.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
If a white man wants to lynch me, that’s his problem.
If he’s got the power to lynch me, that’s my problem. Racism is not a question of attitude; it’s a question of power.
If I have to die tonight,if this weight is going to kill me tonight,so be it! I am dying where I wanna be
And so let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love, and once we begin to love each other naturally we want to do something.
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.
I don't want to play with marbles, when God told me to move mountains!
Everybody should be able to enjoy their life, because you only live once.
So I just want to get it all out there and be the best role model that I can be, if people want to put me in that kind of predicament. I mean, I didn't ask to be a role model, because I'm not perfect.
The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life what I wanted to die.
You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel.
I've been accused of being cold, snobbish, distant.
Those who know me well know that I’m nothing of the sort. If anything, the opposite is true. But is it too much to ask to want to protect your private life, your inner feelings? Lots of things touch me and I don’t want to be indiscreet.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do.
I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
A Catholic may sin and sin as badly as anyone else, but no genuine Catholic ever denies he is a sinner. A Catholic wants his sins forgiven - not excused or sublimated.
May a merciful God preserve me from a Christian Church in which everyone is a saint! I want to be and remain in the church and little flock of the fainthearted, the feeble and the ailing, who feel and recognize the wretchedness of their sins, who sigh and cry to God incessantly for comfort and help, who believe in the forgiveness of sins.
No matter what I say, honestly, people would only judge me the way they want to.
Never let the thing you want make you forget the things you have.
That's not for me to decide, that's for the voters to decide and many of them are saying, this slavish adherence to the cult of the free market that the Republican party has followed for decades isn't what we want anymore. That's not a question for me, that's up to them.
I wanted to show the real side of me because of the unfair things that people said about me, but I realized that it was impossible and tried to think of why people thought of me in that manner.
The big catalyst was seeing my sister, when I was 11, doing a dramatic recital.
When I saw her on the stage and everyone listening to her so patiently, quietly, that's all I wanted: for someone to look at me and listen to me, but in some beautiful and artistic way.
If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.
Well, I wouldn't want to say that I started it (rock 'n' roll), but I don't remember anyone else before me playing that kind of stuff.
I am no longer cursed by poverty because I took possession of my own mind, and that mind has yielded me every material thing I want, and much more than I need. But this power of mind is a universal one, available to the humblest person as it is to the greatest.
I will not stop. I will not slow down. I will not pull over to ask for directions. I will build the road that takes me where I want to be and I will drive, drive, drive. I will drive until the vehicle around me breaks down, falls apart and tumbles into useless debris... and then I will walk.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
As an artist I have always tried to be faithful to my vision of life, and I have frequently been in conflict with those who wanted me to paint not what I saw but what they wished me to see.
When I was a young fellow I was knocked down plenty.
I wanted to stay down, but I couldn't. I had to collect the two dollars for winning or go hungry. I had to get up. I was one of those hungry fighters. You could have hit me on the chin with a sledgehammer for five dollars. When you haven't eaten for two days you'll understand.
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
When a man carries a gun all the time, the respect he thinks he's getting might really be fear. So I don't carry a gun because I don't want the people of Mayberry to fear a gun. I'd rather they respect me.
Anybody who doesn't have fear is an idiot.
It's just that you must make the fear work for you. Hell when somebody shot at me, it made me madder than hell, and all I wanted to do was shoot back.
If you ask me how I want to be remembered, it is as a winner.
You know what a winner is? A winner is somebody who has given his best effort, who has tried the hardest they possibly can, who has utilized every ounce of energy and strength within them to accomplish something.
When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, 'Daddy, will you take me to the zoo?' He answered, 'If the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.
LSD wanted to tell me something. It gave me an inner joy, an open mindedness, a gratefulness, open eyes and an internal sensitivity for the miracles of creation.