"Don't care how, I want it NOW!!!!"
I realize that she was supposed to be a model for how not to act, but she was my frigging hero growing up. (Explains a lot, doesn't it?)
Say what you will, but that little bundle of fiesty had goals
"I want the world"
Very specific goals
"I want the WHOLE world."
Not to mention a clear vision of what she was planning on doing with said world
"I want to lock it all up in my pocket, it's MY bar of chocolate give it to me now!"
As an over-emotional Taurus child, I felt a bond with Veruca. I too wanted the whole world and I was not a fan of sharing. Unfortunately, when I said "Give it to me now!" I usually ended up in time out.
Seriously, what's wrong with wanting it all? What's wrong with asking for it all? Yes, you should probably skip the total melt down temper tantrum afterwards (or risk being labled a bad egg.)
I say embrace your inner Veruca Salt and go after your dreams.
Ironically, this showed up on my FB today: