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The best friend is the man who in wishing me well
wishes it for my sake.
- Anonymous

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Wishing to be friends is quick work,
but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle

Stop wishing and fearing the future
long enough to be fully present in TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone wishing to communicate with Americans should do so by e-mail,
which has been specially invented for the purpose,
involving neither physical proximity nor speech.
- Auberon Waugh

 

Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt
to distort them into what they are not...
We cannot make facts.
All our wishing cannot change them.
We must use them.
- John Henry Newman

Wishing of all employments is the worst.
- Edward Young

Little islands are all large prisons:
one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
- Richard Burton

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I never gave away anything without wishing I had kept it;
nor kept it without wishing I had given it away.
- Louise Brooks

Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth:
what at first appeared universal,
by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.
- Edgar Quinet

I just love the feeling from the fans and when I'm
walking on deck I can hear people screaming and wishing you the best.
That puts you into the game more than anything.
- David Ortiz

When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing -
deprived himself of the power of living life as it
is without wishing it to become something different.
- John Galsworthy

Wishing of all strategies, is the worst.
- Andrew Young

I saw him...
at peace in my armchair.
I remember wishing he could stay in peace like that forever.
I had a feeling of easing his burden with my strength.
- Dennis Nilsen

Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward;
it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the
good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I wish I were the type who could walk into a place
and have everybody love me.
But I'm not, and there's no use wishing.
- Alan Ladd

There we times when everybody in the house has the flu.
You're cleaning up vomit and it's 2 in the morning,
and you're wishing there was somebody else there to help you.
- Meg Tilly

Far from wishing to awaken the artist in the pupil prematurely,
the teacher considers it his first task to make him
a skilled artisan with sovereign control of his craft.
- Eugen Herrigel

If you feel like there's something out there that you're supposed to be doing,
if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it.
- Wanda Sykes

In dream consciousness...
we make things happen by wishing them,
because we are not only the observer of what we experience but also the creator.
- Pir Vilayat Khan

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things
we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing.
- Alexander Woollcott

When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves,
whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
- George Eliot

Where ever I am I always find myself looking out the
window wishing I was somewhere else.
- Angelina Jolie

To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing.
But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
- Robert Southey

We're kind of wishing some parents would come back.
And of course we're uneasy about the fact that we wish they'd come back -
I mean,
what's wrong with us?
- David Foster Wallace

Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t. - Thomas S. Monson

The professional world was much more unpleasant than I thought.
I was always wishing I could get back that enthusiasm
I had when I was doing shows at college.
- Francis Ford Coppola

My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
- Charles Lamb

People say, oh it's a shame, you're not nostalgic about the '60s.
Well actually, it's quite good, when you think of it.
Wouldn't it be sad if I was sitting here wishing it back?
- Robert Wyatt

It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing
while we are thoroughly alive.
There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good,
and we must hunger after them.
- George Eliot

Sometimes, I feel like I spent the first part of my
life wishing to be a teen-age boy,
and the second part condemned to being one.
- S. E. Hinton

Like I went out to a predominantly black club last
night and nobody said anything and I was wishing somebody
would so that someone would dance with me.
- Taye Diggs

A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

It's a terrible thing wishing that it can be someone else's tragedy.
- John Dyer

I got a call this morning, and it was from Nancy Kerrigan,
wishing me luck.
She wished me luck and sent me all her good wishes.
- Michelle Kwan

Angelina is my daughter and I am always wishing her the best.
- Jon Voight

I don't believe that wishing works.
I think we get the things we work for.
- Brendan Fraser

At early previews, the theater gossips are there,
wishing you ill every night.
They don't grant you any slack.
Agents are in from Hollywood.
Your friends are there.
People who are going to spread the word-of-mouth.
If something doesn't work, everyone will know.
- Peter Stone

The system adopted in the Latin American instrument proves that,
although no state can obligate another to join such a zone,
neither can one prevent others wishing to do so from
adhering to a regime of total absence of nuclear weapons
within their own territories.
- Alfonso G. Robles

It's ungrateful to be wishing you were doing something
else at the moment you are living.
You haven't lived in the moment that you are really living,
you are wishing you were somewhere else.
- Suzanne Farrell

What it made me realize was that a show like this makes
people look inside themselves.
Because this crew guy isn't sitting there wishing the
character would fight back.
He's hoping that he would fight back.
- Lee Tergesen

But, when the work was finished, the Craftsman kept
wishing that there were someone to ponder the plan of so great a work,
to love its beauty, and to wonder at its vastness.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

But wishing our Kansas soldiers 'God speed' is not enough.
We need to comfort, care for, and protect their families.
And we should ease the financial burdens that these families often face.
- Kathleen Sebelius

The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from,
is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing
to obtain possession of goods,
but as people being unwilling to part with something
which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods.
- Paul Dirac

Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive,
half wishing they were dead to save the shame.
The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow;
They have drawn too near the fire of life,
like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all.
What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

An author who sets about to depict events of the past
that have run their course is suspected of wishing
to avoid the problems of the present day,
of being, in other words, a reactionary.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

Somehow, I had the feeling that I was responsible for Harry being dead.
I remembered all the times that I wished he were dead,
all the times I had dreamed of killing him.
I got to thinking that maybe my wishing had finally killed him.
- Arnold Rothstein

There is a spell in mediaeval Art which has had power
to bewitch some people into trying,
or wishing to try, or fancying that they wish to try
or making believe to fancy that they wish to try,
to bring back the Middle Ages.
- Goldwin Smith

Not wishing to be disturbed over moral issues of the political economy,
Americans cling to the notion that the government is
a sort of automatic machine,
regulated by the balancing of competing interests.
- C. Wright Mills

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do not wish to treat friendships daintily,
but with roughest courage.
When they are real, they are
not glass threads or frost-work,
but the solidest thing we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Do not wish to be anything but what you are,
and try to be that perfectly.
- St. Francis De Sales

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

Life is to be taken lightly
by those who wish to be happy
and by those who wish to age gracefully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wish you a tea and jammies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

I wish you a rainbows and butterflies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be as you wish to seem.
- Socrates


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