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My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
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.
Where ever I am I always find myself looking out the window wishing I was somewhere else.
A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
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
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.
Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t.
Thomas S. Monson
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.
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.
If I had rolled along with the strip's popularity and repeated myself for another five, 10 or 20 years, the people now 'grieving' for 'Calvin and Hobbes' would be wishing me dead.
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
So when it came to role models, I looked at presidents' wives. Of course, you're talking about a farm girl who stood in the fields, dreaming, years ago, wishing she was that kind of person. But if I had been that kind of person, do you think I could sing with the emotions I do? You sing with those emotions because you've had pain in your heart.
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
Every day, every birthday candle I blow out, every penny I throw over my shoulder in a wishing well, every time my daughter says, 'Let's make a wish on a star,' there's one thing I wish for: wisdom.
I definitely connected to the fact that life gets out of control and you end up doing things and wishing you were doing other things instead.
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
Broadway purists may deplore the influx of movie-spinoff musicals in recent years, wishing someone would turn off the popcorn machine and let more imaginative brainstorms blow through.
Politicians wishing to set a better tone should have the discipline to avoid televised cage matches.
I remember wishing there was snow in L.A. And how jealous we used to get of those Christmas specials with kids playing in the snow.
Wishing of all employments is the worst.
I loved climbing because of the freedom, and having time and space. I remember coming off Everest for the last time, thinking of Dad and wishing that he could have seen what I saw. He would have loved it.
The rest of the world cares about how we conduct our affairs because they then take that lead. We're the only leader in the world today. Some are wishing us well, others think that we're down and are not going to get back up again, but they are all watching with great interest to see how we conduct our business over the next couple of years.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Even though I make those movies, I find myself wishing that more of those magic moments could happen in real life.
What is the big political issue for Britain at the moment? Without wishing to sound portentous, it is about whether we can build a social democratic settlement, whether we can lay the political and cultural foundations for the next several years.
I don't believe that wishing works. I think we get the things we work for.
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
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