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O, that I were where I would be, Then would I be where I am not; For where I am I would not be, And where I would be I can not. (Quote by - Sir Arthur T. Quiller-Couch)

And the evil wish is most evil to the wisher. (Quote by - Hesiod)

We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing. (Quote by - Louisa May Alcott)

Aside from rabid Islamists, no one who wishes to be taken seriously can publicly say anything bad about the old Jews of Europe without sounding like reactionary troglodytes. (Quote by - Jack Schwartz)

Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed. (Quote by - Lily Tomlin)

Although one may fail to find happiness in theatrical life, one never wishes to give it up after having once tasted its fruits. (Quote by - Anna Pavlova)

One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

If someone said to me that you can have three wishes, my first would have been to get into racing, my second to be in Formula 1, my third to drive for Ferrari. (Quote by - Gilles Villeneuve)

Art is about expressing the true nature of the human spirit in whatever way one wishes to express it. If it is honest, it is beautiful. If it is not honest, it is obvious. (Quote by - Corin Nemec)

Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were. (Quote by - Andre Malraux)

No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

It's so hard to know what to do when one wishes earnestly to do right. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Man wants but little, nor that little long; How soon must he resign his very dust, Which frugal nature lent him for an hour! (Quote by - Edward Young)

No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them. (Quote by - Carlo Goldoni)

If a dog doesn't put you first where are you both? In what relation? A dog needs God. It lives by your glances, your wishes. It even shares your humor. This happens about the fifth year. If it doesn't happen you are only keeping an animal. (Quote by - Enid Bagnold)

The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true. (Quote by - Demosthenes)

Of course the other and more serious way in which it all happens is that one finds in poems and language some quality one appropriates for oneself and wishes to reproduce. (Quote by - Robert Fitzgerald)

The tragic case of Terri Schiavo in Florida highlights the importance of making our health-care wishes known. (Quote by - Bill Nelson)

I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation I should feel proud to do it, shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you engagements will allow you an hour and remain with best wishes for yourself, family and circuit. (Quote by - John Hawley)

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. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

We imagined that the mildness of our government and the wishes of the people were so correspondent that we were not as other nations, requiring brutal force to support the laws. (Quote by - Henry Knox)

By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)


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