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King Edward VIII Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by King Edward VIII

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I wanted to be an up-to-date king.
But I didn't have much time.
- King Edward VIII

Of course, I do have a slight advantage over the rest of you.
It helps in a pinch to be able to remind your bride
that you gave up a throne for her.
- King Edward VIII

You all know the reasons which have impelled me to renounce the throne.
But I want you to understand that in making up my mind
I did not forget the country or the empire,
which, as Prince of Wales and lately as King,
I have for twenty-five years tried to serve.
- King Edward VIII

When you're bored with yourself, marry and be bored with someone else.
- King Edward VIII

 

Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that
I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed:
Only two rules really count.
Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself;
never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.
- King Edward VIII

These works brought all these people here.
Something should be done to get them at work again.
- King Edward VIII

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
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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)

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

George Lucas wanted this moving camera for all of the
photography in Star Wars.
He was willing to take a risk with the concepts that
I advanced with regard to ways for doing that.
- John Dykstra

I'd always wanted the show to be more reality based science fiction,
something along the lines of The Day the Earth Stood Still,
which I consider to be the classic science fiction film.
- Gil Gerard

I definitely wanted this win today and I don't want
anybody to talk about my nerves anymore.
- Amelie Mauresmo

I never said I wanted to be around for a long time.
I always said I wanted to be here for a good time.
- Kid Rock

When I was five years old I knew I wanted to act.
- Debra Wilson

To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me.
I wanted to know my bat a little better.
- Richie Ashburn

I just wanted to move out of Portland to do something.
- Elliott Smith

I wanted to avoid, special IO for terminals.
- Ken Thompson

All I know is that I've ruled out wearing fairy wings.
When I was nine I wanted to get married in fairy wings,
and now I realize that's not cool anymore.
- Isla Fisher

The Six Million Dollar Man was one thing,
but I wanted to keep my own parts.
- Lee Majors

You get so tired of having your work die.
I just wanted to make something that people would actually use.
- Bram Cohen

I always wanted to get into politics,
but I was never light enough to make the team.
- Art Buchwald

When I read Copland, I really wanted Stallone's part.
- Ray Liotta

Wilson thought in terms of the whole world;
Harding was for America first.
And, finally, whereas Wilson wanted America to exert itself nobly,
Harding wanted to give it a rest.
- Frederick Lewis Allen

One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same
Sea beyond transcending the conflict,
is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same.
- Amos Oz

I never wanted to set the world on fire.
So I never had to burn any bridges behind me.
- Dinah Shore

I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck.
I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a bunch of guys who,
you know, should be in a library studying for their finals.
- Gene Simmons

The question is what I wanted to do with the new life God has given me.
This is the mission I want to take on.
- Billy Tauzin

I wanted to pay tribute to my musical influences:
Buffalo Springfield,
Lightfoot, the Beatles, the Hollies.
- Dan Fogelberg

For as long as I can remember I wanted to be a professional hockey player.
- Mario Lemeiux

It's so much harder to keep your clothes on than take
them off in this business.
Even in Exotica, they wanted more nudity,
but I didn't feel comfortable.
- Mia Kirshner

Always looked up to Brian and his skating,
I loved his skating and what he had done for the sport.
And the triple axel, that was the thing,
and I wanted a triple axel.
- Elvis Stojko

When I'd finished, everybody said they wanted me for this movie.
At first I thought they meant a nudie flick since an
awful lot of nudies are made in Houston.
- Shelley Duvall

The success of the second 'Austin Powers' caught us
by surprise a little bit.
We had decided not to do even a second one,
unless the audience wanted it and we could do something better.
- Jay Roach

I was not interested in irony; I wanted to emphasize
the primacy of the idea in making art.
- Sol LeWitt


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