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  • Eager for bread and love. -- Jack Kerouac
  • The insect-youth are on the wing, Eager to taste the honied spring, And float amid the liquid noon! -- Thomas Gray
  • Eager souls, mystics and revolutionaries, may propose to refashion the world in accordance with their dreams; but evil remains, and so long as it lurks in the secret places of the heart, utopia is only the shadow of a dream -- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Standing above the crowd, He had a voice so strong and loud And I swallowed his fa├žade 'cause I'm so Eager to identify with Someone above the ground, Someone who seemed to feel the same, Someone prepared to lead the way, with Someone who would die for me. -- Maynard James Keenan
  • Friendly people are caring people, eager to provide encouragement and support when needed most. -- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  • The man of petty ambition if invited to dinner will be eager to be set next his host. -- Theophrastus
  • In my early days, I was eager to learn and to do things, and therefore I learned quickly. -- Sitting Bull
  • South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge. -- Tom Peters
  • I'm not eager to jump into marriage again. I'm in the corner right now, wearing my dunce cap. That area is obviously a nightmare. -- Lisa Marie Presley
  • A bore is a vacuum cleaner of society, sucking up everything and giving nothing. Bores are always eager to be seen talking to you. -- Elsa Maxwell
  • Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock. -- James A. Baldwin
  • There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • I'm open for possibilities. I'm open for choices. I always welcome new ideas. I'm always eager to learn. I'm never going to close my mind from learning. -- Cesar Millan
  • As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted. -- Manfred von Richthofen
  • I have no doubt concerning that Supreme Goodness, who is so eager to share His blessings, or of that everlasting love which makes Him more eager to bestow perfection on us than we are to receive it. -- Saint Ignatius
  • Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it? -- Richard Dawkins
  • Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends. -- J. R. R. Tolkien
  • We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure. -- William Ellery Channing
  • The public is eager for stories of True Cybercrime, and the media is happy to glamorize the subject. But when teenagers take the bait and live out our fantasies for us, we punish them for frightening us too much. -- Charles Platt
  • So I started to learn Russian and I was one of those probably way too eager, annoying young actor kids who was trying to change all my lines to Russian, much to the dismay of the director and Nic Cage. -- Jared Leto
  • When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose. -- Abdallah II of Jordan
  • When I last looked, there weren't queues of eager guys under 40 hanging outside single ladies' doors begging them to give up work and have their babies. It takes two to tango and the same number, without medical help, to make a child. -- Mariella Frostrup
  • The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn't really a liar after all. He simply can't control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy. -- Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
  • The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him. -- Xun Zi
  • Clinton's egregious act of self-indulgence was outdone by an impeachment based not on constitutionally required high crimes and misdemeanors but on a vindictive determination to bring down a president who had offended self-righteous moralists eager to put a different political agenda in place. -- Robert Dallek
  • Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree. -- T. S. Eliot
  • What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels. -- Saint Augustine
  • Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  • As kids we didn't complain about being poor; we talked about how rich we were going to be and made moves to get the lifestyle we aspired to by any means we could. And as soon as we had a little money, we were eager to show it. -- Jay-Z
  • It just seems to me that the world's kind of a mess, and the more messy it gets, the more interested I am in escapist fare. Having a good time is something that isn't about the war in Iraq or the Asian flu or the Kyoto protocol - things that are horribly depressing to consider in our real lives. I'm eager to get away from them. -- Eric Stoltz
  • With eager dragon-eyes; -- Robert Graves
  • So eager for eternal damnation. -- Stephenie Meyer
  • Do not be eager for things above. -- Sri Aurobindo
  • The bitter clamor of two eager tongues. -- William Shakespeare
  • The Germans, a race eager for war. -- Seneca the Younger
  • Arouse in the other person an eager want. -- Dale Carnegie
  • All eager-lipped I kissed the mouth of Death. -- Gwendolyn B. Bennett
  • We never listen when we are eager to speak. -- Louise von Francois
  • So eager are our people to obliterate the present. -- Franz Kafka
  • The more you read,the eager you read many more. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • When a man's willing and eager the god's join in. -- Aeschylus
  • Am eager to make more mistakes in order to succeed. -- Aniekee Tochukwu
  • Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry. -- John George Nicolay
  • Wishes are thoughts vibrant with life and eager for action. -- Mary Martin
  • We are to live in eager expectation of our heavenly inheritance. -- Matt Redman
  • Be observing constantly. Stay open-minded. Be eager to learn and improve. -- John Wooden
  • Be eager in your desires but humbly patient in their accomplishment. -- Mary MacKillop
  • Death was the ultimate power and I his eager, willing apprentice. -- Susan Kay
  • Most contemporary philosophers are conservative and eager to keep their jobs. -- Mario Bunge
  • God is more eager to answer than we are to ask. -- Smith Wigglesworth
  • Beyond his strength no man can fight, although he be eager. -- Homer
  • The more incompetent one feels, the more eager he is to fight. -- Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Politicians will pander to special-interest groups eager to gain at the public expense. -- Donald J. Boudreaux
  • God is more eager to forgive us than we are to be forgiven. -- James Bryan Smith
  • Men are eager to tread underfoot what they have once too much feared. -- Lucretius
  • Here are lips of flame eager to be extinguished by love's liquid sigh. -- Aberjhani
  • Let us be eager to leave what is familiar for what is true. -- Francis Chan
  • Life is the thing--the song of life-- The eager plow, the thirsty knife! -- Conrad Aiken
  • Insanity hovered close at hand, like an eager waiter at an expensive restaurant. -- Arundhati Roy
  • Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager. -- Susan Sontag
  • There will always be critics eager to fashion opinions for the lazy and incapable. -- John Cage
  • Perhaps no other year before or since 1984 has been awaited with such eager anticipation. -- Arthur C. Clarke
  • This is my knife. It is very sharp and very eager to hurt you. -- Daniel Handler
  • Of plants tomatoes seemed the most human, eager and fragile and prone to rot. -- John Updike
  • I'm an advocate for change and eager to break a little glass when needed, -- Ursula Burns
  • Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals. -- Edward Thorndike
  • The stalwart soul has the will to live and is eager for the race. -- Taylor Caldwell
  • Don't be too eager to grow up. It ain't as much fun as it looks -- John Marston
  • He touch'd the tender stops of various quills, With eager thought warbling his Doric lay. -- John Milton
  • A satyagrahi, whilst he is ever ready to fight, must be equally eager for peace. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • The newer people of this modern age are more eager to amass than to realize. -- Rabindranath Tagore
  • The grand highway is crowded w/lovers & searchers & leavers so eager to please & forget. Wilderness. -- Jim Morrison
  • He was perceived to be intellectually promiscuous, a little too eager to please all groups. -- David Halberstam
  • Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak. -- Homer
  • Tolerance is the eager and glad acceptance of the way along which others seek the truth. -- Walter Besant
  • I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity. -- Bryant H. McGill
  • I have just discovered the truth, and can't understand why everybody isn't eager to hear it. -- Ashleigh Brilliant
  • If the mind is intensely eager, everything can be accomplished?mountains can be crumbled into atoms. -- Swami Vivekananda
  • The market-place, the eager love of gain, Whose aim is vanity, and whose end is pain! -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Some men are so eager for success that they are even willing to work for it. -- Evan Esar
  • ...the indispensable requirement for a good newspaperman - as eager to tell a lie as the truth. -- Norman Mailer
  • Satisfaction, even after one has dined well, is not so interesting and eager a feeling as hunger. -- Sarah Orne Jewett
  • The Republican Party seems just as eager as the Democrats to pronounce their voters as extreme kooks. -- Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
  • Seizing on a piece of business, I become tiny, eager, efficient: roiled water I cannot see into. -- James Richardson
  • She was sensible and clever, but eager in everything; her sorrows, her joys, could have no moderation. -- Jane Austen
  • The Republican Party seems just as eager as the Democrats to pronounce their voters as extreme kooks. -- Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
  • If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search. -- John Templeton
  • Live each day with an open ear toward heaven, eager to respond to any whisper from God. -- Bill Hybels
  • Twelve-year-olds are eager to turn everything into arguments but don't have the cognitive skills to win them. -- Linda Perlstein
  • Isn't it funny how the people least impacted by tragedy are the most eager to move on? -- Lisa Unger
  • I think we're much more eager to know about our parents than we were in the seventies. -- Francine du Plessix Gray
  • What a woman says to an eager lover, write it on running water, write it on air. -- Catullus
  • When we are eager to be shy and humble about our accomplishments, we lose confidence in our abilities. -- Claire Shipman
  • The sweet-tart mango dribbled cool juices over her eager lips, while the plump cherries burst between her teeth. -- Shveta Thakrar
  • Lazy people always work harder than anyone else; they're so eager to get through and lie down again. -- Dagmar Godowsky
  • The kindergarten children are confident in spirit, infinite in resources, and eager to learn. Everything is still possible. -- Robert Fulghum
  • People are eager to comment on something when they themselves are not in the situation of doing it. -- Mencius
  • The public is a monster and that is why I am not eager to return to the stage. -- Maria Callas
  • The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it. -- Frank A. Clark
  • But I never get attracted to fans cause the eager beaver could be the collapse of a dam -- Drake
  • I know of no human being who has a better time than an eager and energetic young reporter. -- H. L. Mencken
  • Kids are always open to anything. It's very rare that a kid isn't extremely eager to make you happy. -- Wes Anderson
  • The human mind is generally far more eager to praise or dispraise than it is to describe and define. -- C. S. Lewis
  • I have never observed that the religious are more eager to die than the rest of us poor mortals. -- H. Rider Haggard
  • I was young and so eager to make some money as well as get exposed and show my talent. -- Young Buck
  • Be as eager to break your own will as the thirsty stag is to drink of the refreshing waters. -- Paul of the Cross
  • In a mind charged with an eager purpose and an unfinished vindictiveness, there is no room for new feelings. -- T. S. Eliot
  • I was very keen. I was super-eager to please and be good. And I was always kind of bossy. -- Emma Watson
  • By welcoming eager, talented workers, we expand America's potential for growth, and our competitive culture of invention and possibility. -- Ron Conway
  • As much as I care about historical context - I'm very eager to read a really great historical account. -- Jonathan Lethem
  • Funny, that no matter where you are in the world, there's always someone eager to help you destroy yourself. -- James St. James
  • People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about. -- Anton Chekhov
  • Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions. -- Phyllis Schlafly
  • Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts. -- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
  • So eager to die are you? (Zakar) Not particularly, but I'd rather go down clubbing Kessar than from boredom. (Kat) -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • College was to teach me that I was one of life's journeymen, eager to excel but lacking the requisite gifts. -- Pat Conroy
  • You want people to be eager for your book; the downside is when the people forget the series even exists. -- George R. R. Martin
  • I fairly sizzle with zeal, energy, and enthusiasm; eager to do that which ought to be done by me today. -- Charles Fillmore
  • You are the loving child of this universe, she is always eager to help you, your joy is her happiness. -- Debasish Mridha
  • We are eager to believe that others are flawed because we are eager to believe in what we wish for. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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