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Sylvia Plath Quote


“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.” —Sylvia Plath

9 responses to “Sylvia Plath Quote”

  1. We dream of having everything good in life. I only want simple things. Life is too short to be stressed.

  2. We can’t have everything at the same time. It’s almost impossible to have everything in life. Even the richest man still wants something.

  3. It reminds me of this quote that he who wants everything looses everything. Sometimes it pays to be specific and stick to it.

  4. Great can’t have everything in life..if you want everything, you will end up with nothing..Great share

  5. I like Sylvia Plath’s quotes, so inspiring. For me, I don’t want everything because I am content of what I have.

  6. Next time I am at a point where I want everything I will dearly consider this quote. I have found myself in such a situation many times.

  7. I have read so many of Silvia Plath quotes, but this is one of my favorites. Sometimes great things are hidden in very simple statements.

  8. It brings the back to the click movie. In there Morty always says be careful about getting what you want. For a pot of gold can really be just a box of corn flakes.

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