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A vow is a snare for sin
Samuel Johnson
An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it
John Paul Jones
But when they seldom come, they wished for come.
William Shakespeare
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
Douglas Adams
He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted
Friedrich Nietzsche
Here the ways of men part: if you wish to strive for peace of soul and pleasure, then believe; if you wish to be a devotee of truth, then inquire
Friedrich Nietzsche
I wish I had an answer to that, because I'm tired of answering that question
Yogi Berra
I wish there were some cure, like the lover's leap, for all heads of which some single idea has obtained an unreasonable and irregular possession
Samuel Johnson
I wish there were some cure, like the lover's leap, for all heads of which some single idea has obtained an unreasonable and irregular possession
Samuel Johnson
I wish they would only take me as I am.
Vincent van Gogh
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential -- for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
Samuel Johnson
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Seek not that the things which happen should happen as you wish; but wish the things which happen to be as they are, and you will have a tranquil flow of life
Epictetus
The fact is that people are good, if only their fundamental wishes are satisfied, their wish for affection and security. Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.
Abraham Maslow
The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.
Ann Landers
The public wishes itself to be managed like a woman; one must say nothing to it except what it likes to hear
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Thy wish was father, Harry, to that thought
William Shakespeare
When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home
Thornton Wilder
Wishers were ever fools
William Shakespeare
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