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Top 100 Wishes And Quotes

#1. He who wishes to exert a useful influence must be careful to insult nothing. Let him not be troubled by what seems absurd, but concentrate his energies to the creation of what is good. He must not demolish, but build. He must raise temples where mankind may come and partake of the purest pleasure.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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#2. A while ago, I wished upon a shooting star that one day I'd find someone to love ... and now holding you in my arms makes me realize that wishes really do come true,

Sherry Soule

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#3. As the child once fantasized that its wishes governed the world, and the youth fantasized that heroism could manage to do it all, so the person in the second half of life is obliged to come to a more sober wisdom based on a humbled sense of personal limitations and the inscrutability of the world.

James Hollis

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#4. Let anyone laugh and taunt if he so wishes. I am not keeping silent, nor am I hiding the signs and wonders that were shown to me by the Lord many years before they happened, who knew everything, even before the beginning of time.

Saint Patrick

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#5. Wishes do not a world make. We do the best we can where we are, every minute, every breath. We make mistakes, and we have to live with them. We try to learn from them. And that is all we can do.

Christie Golden

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#6. The year end brings no greater pleasure then the opportunity to express to you season's greetings and good wishes. May your holidays and new year be filled with joy.

Charles Dickens

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#7. I suggest somewhere that anyone who wishes to write and has no aptitude for it would be better off making shoes for ladies and boots for men.

Marquis De Sade

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#8. Raysel, you told me yourself that your father wasn't my liege anymore. I don't have to obey his wishes, spoken or unspoken, and so I can finally say this: go drown yourself, you self-righteous little bitch.

Seanan McGuire

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#9. When a writer calls his work a Romance, it need hardly be observed that he wishes to claim a certain latitude, both as to its fashion and material, which he would not have felt himself entitled to assume had he professed to be writing a Novel.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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#10. The commander must decide how he will fight the battle before it begins. He must then decide who he will use the military effort at his disposal to force the battle to swing the way he wishes it to go; he must make the enemy dance to his tune from the beginning and not vice versa.

Bernard Law Montgomery

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#11. I always wanted to have a family - that was one of my big wishes. And in school, I'd taken drama, and I'd always wanted to act. I did go to drama school in New York, Los Angeles and London, and I did small parts here and there, but I never really had the time. Modeling was always paying more.

Jerry Hall

Wishes And Quotes #17206
#12. Now if the wearing of fine and precious robes were not a fault, word of God would never have so carefully expressed this. For no one seeks costly garments except for vainglory, that he may seem more honorable than others; for no one wishes to be clothed with such, where he cannot be seen by others.

Pope Gregory I

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#13. Whoever wishes to win in this game must have patience and money, since the values are so little constant and the rumours so little founded on truth

James De La Vega

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#14. Who hears the wishes and goodbyes? The speaker does ... And you hope that what you say from the heart has power. Power to protect, power to reach the ears of the dead. A spoken thing or a whished-hard thing takes a shape within the heart, man. Takes shape. Becomes real.

Adrian Phoenix

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#15. We hunt the White Stag, like Quentin did. We catch it or shoot it or whatever you do with it. We get three wishes. We wish Fillory would last forever and not die. Done. Mischief managed." Eliot

Lev Grossman

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#16. Yes. Knock and it shall be opened to you. The gift of wisdom can be found, if one wishes to search for it, and is willing to be altered by it. It is not a gift given without cost or transformation, nor one to be used lightly.

Faith Hunter

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#17. But spectacular lies don't need to be perfect. They rely less on the liar's skill than on the listener's expectations and wishes. After Mark's dishonesty was exposed, I understood how much I wised that what he had told me had been true.

Siri Hustvedt

Wishes And Quotes #36088
#18. Sadie," he said forlornly, "when you become a parent, you may understand this. One of my hardest jobs as a father, one of my greatest duties, was to realize that my own dreams, my own goals and wishes, are secondary to my children's.

Rick Riordan

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#19. It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray, in the music and action which reveal it.

Maria Jeritza

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#20. God is a kind Father. He sets us all in the places where he wishes us to be employed. He chooses work for every creature which will be delightful to them if they do it simply and humbly. He gives us always strength enough and sense enough for what he wants us to do.

John Ruskin

Wishes And Quotes #39909
#21. Today is a special day for you and for the universe. Today you started your life's journey and the universe got a precious gift and that is you. I am wishing you a day of joy to fill your life with pleasant surprises.

Debasish Mridha

Wishes And Quotes #40270
#22. I still promise. Every day for the rest of my life. I'll hold your dreams, wishes, hopes and fears forever. I Promise to never give up on us and to love you with every beat of my heart till the end of time.
I miss you.
Jared xxx

Marie Coulson

Wishes And Quotes #41947
#23. If anyone wishes to see how the soul dwells in its body, let him observe how this body uses its daily habitation; that is to say, if this is devoid of order and confused, the body will be kept in disorder and confusion by its soul ...

Leonardo Da Vinci

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#24. Extra special birthday wishes are sent to you today, to wish you love and happiness in every single way.

Susan Smith

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#25. Understand that you and you alone create your own opportunities, whether they come to you in the form of a lottery ticket, or a promotion, you brought that into your life.

Stephen Richards

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#26. My thoughts and wishes are all that surrounds, mysteries hold you then fly you away. You know you are my life, my lady of dreams.

Jon Anderson

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#27. It's a funny thing, one day you're living and the next day you're not sometimes, whether you have plans or not. Wishes and wants get trumped by the reaper every time. I don't even know if I would want a warning if it was my time. I think I'd rather be surprised.

Dan Groat

Wishes And Quotes #54292
#28. Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade, as indicated in the several resolutions of the House of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.

Martin Van Buren

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#29. There are two kinds of genius. The first and highest may be said to speak out of the eternal to the present, and must compel its age to understand it; the second understands its age, and tells it what it wishes to be told.

James Russell Lowell

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#30. As my nostrils filled with the stench of burnt hair and my friends scurried to clean up the mess, I thought, 'If your hair catches on fire while you're making a wish, does that mean it isn't coming true?

Sarah Thebarge

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#31. Money, in truth, can do much, but it cannot do all. We must know the province of it, and confine it there, and even spurn it back when it wishes to get farther.

Thomas Carlyle

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#32. I was too apathetic to be bored or anxious. Boredom and anxiety were the neurotic cousins of concern; they implied wishes. I had no wishes or wants. I didn't even want dope. I only needed it.

Ellen Miller

Wishes And Quotes #63135
#33. This book is dedicated to the many readers in this and in other countries who write to me asking: 'What has happened to Tommy and Tuppence? What are they doing now?' My best wishes to you all, and I hope you will enjoy meeting Tommy and Tuppence again, years older, but with spirit unquenched!

Agatha Christie

Wishes And Quotes #63606
#34. The central feature of pride is enmity - enmity toward God and enmity toward our fellowmen. Enmity means "hatred toward, hostility to, or a state of opposition." It is the power by which Satan wishes to reign over us.

Ezra Taft Benson

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#35. And as far as wishing goes, I save my wishes for things that can still come true. There's no point in wasting them on the past.

G.A. McKevett

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#36. The foundation of any and every civilization, including our own, is private ownership of the means of production. Whoever wishes to criticize modern civilization, therefore, begins with private property.

Ludwig Von Mises

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#37. The lazy ox wishes for horse-trappings, and the steed wishes to plough.
[Lat., Optat ephippia bos piger, optat arare caballus.]


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#38. We further decree that the Senate of the United States elect a prominent Democrat as their presiding officer, to act as President until the next election, and to reconstruct the Cabinet according to our wishes hereafter to be declared.

Joshua A. Norton

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#39. Sacredness and profanity and prayers and wishes: they're all held together by the broken limbs of this dead tree, raking the night sky with its blackened branches. We are so small, the two of us. The tree and sky are so large and grand. We could fail so easily, fall before we've begun to rise.

Elora Bishop

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#40. Destructive thoughts prevent your body from collaborating with your deepest wishes and needs. Sabotage has never been the road to success.

Thorbjorg Hafsteinsdottir

Wishes And Quotes #80461
#41. We're sending you best wishes
And hope your day goes well
And that you'll find some memories
With stories you can tell
Of how you had a marvelous time
And those around you too
With fun and lots of laughter
And all this just for you..
Have a Very Happy Birthday

Janet Horne

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#42. In a world of apples and kisses and shoes
He wasted his wishes on wishing.

Shel Silverstein

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#43. I wish you a vivacious day of love, laughter, and joy. Have an awesome birthday!

Debasish Mridha

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#44. The impression she left on others and her self-perception had been sewn into a whole so consummate that she could no longer tell how much of each day was defined by what was wished upon her and how much of it was what she really wanted.
--Three Daughters of Eve.

Elif Shafak

Wishes And Quotes #88594
#45. Moralities and religions are the principal means by which one can make whatever one wishes out of man, provided one possesses a superfluity of creative forces and can assert one's will over long periods of time in the form of legislation and customs.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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#46. The old life is gone, my days are new,
but time is still a mystery
of wishes, and this sad, confusing fragrance.
- Rosa

Margarita Engle

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#47. Great minds have purpose, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

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#48. Our dreams are just wishes, if we never follow them through with action. And in life, you have got to be able to light your own fire.

Bear Grylls

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#49. I said Justin Bieber looked like a little lesbian
and I stand by it: He's the daughter Cher wishes she'd had.

Joan Rivers

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#50. The stove, she knew, wished it were a volcano, the humble teaspoons wished they were steamshovels, and the sink wished it were a well so all the others could have their wishes. Yet they all stayed exactly the same no matter what they wished, no matter what they saw and heard.

Georgess McHargue

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#51. The other two wishes," she replied rapidly. "We've only had one."
"Was not that enough?" he demanded fiercely.
"No," she cried, triumphantly; "we'll have one more. Go down and get it quickly, and wish our boy alive again.

W.W. Jacobs

Wishes And Quotes #95475
#52. I thought I was pretty damn clever. She said that was all right, she'd make three wishes. The first was that I wouldn't piss this money away being an idiot and forgetting I had

Nora Roberts

Wishes And Quotes #95973
#53. While Thee I seek, protecting Power, Be my vain wishes stilled; And may this consecrated hour With better hopes be filled.

Helen Maria Williams

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#54. She wishes to know more about Earth and its people. So, please remember you are representing your entire world.

Bryan Fields

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#55. Just after the Second World War Picasso bought a house in the South of France and paid for it with one still-life. Picasso has now in fact transcended the need for money. Whatever he wishes to own, he can acquire by drawing it. The truth has become a little like the fable of Midas.

John Berger

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#56. The person who wishes to attain human perfection should study logic first, next mathematics, then physics, and, lastly, metaphysics.


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#57. The importance of fear as a factor in war-making cannot be overlooked, and can hardly be overestimated. Any politician can play on panic when he wishes to stampede a people into war.

Maude Royden

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#58. Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.

Mary Martin

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#59. I wish I could fly.
I wish I were rich.
I wish I had more time."
"But you can, and you are, and you do;
I wish you would open your eyes.

Richelle E. Goodrich

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#60. He whose son is obedient to him, whose wife's conduct is in accordance with his wishes, and who is content with his riches, has his heaven here on earth.


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#61. We are energy, and like all energy, we are in constant change.

Stephen Richards

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#62. What do you find when you go inside? A rich world, streaming with thoughts, feelings, sensations, memories, hopes, wishes, dreams, and fears. No one is immune to the allure of this world. We experience ourselves in here, and everything we can possibly imagine.

Deepak Chopra

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#63. She remembered the days when they'd been each other's everything, when just being together was enough. When she believed their love could conquer the world. How long had it been since Michael had said her name in that special way, when they'd talked all night about their dreams and their future?

Dominique Wilson

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#64. Adolescence is a time of active deconstruction, construction, reconstruction
a period in which past, present, and future are rewoven and strung together on the threads of fantasies and wishes that do not necessarily follow the laws of linear chronology.

Louise J. Kaplan

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#65. And what does it matter when light enters the room where a child sleeps and the waking mother, opening her eyes, wishes more than anything to be unwakened by what she cannot name?

Mark Strand

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#66. He who receives money in trust to administer for the benefit of its owner, and uses it either for his own interest or against the wishes of its rightful owner, is a thief.

Jose Marti

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#67. Each of us exists as a castaway in his circumstances, and it is there, whether he wishes or not, that man must struggle to remain afloat.

Pedro Blas Gonzalez

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#68. If I had three wishes for my country, they would be these: keep fighting, keep moving forward, and don't act like a douchebag.

Michael Ian Black

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#69. Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land ... the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!

Grey DeLisle

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#70. It is a maxim of ours to work in the service of the people, with the good pleasure of the pastors, and never to act contrary to their wishes. And, at the opening and closing of each mission, we get their blessing in a spirit of dependence.

Vincent De Paul

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#71. I have only two wishes," said Jean. "The first is for strong coffee, and the second is for stronger coffee.

Scott Lynch

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#72. There is an ancient script that says, 'He that wishes to be ignorant, let him be ignorant.' But I took off the last word and it now reads for me like this: He that wishes to be ignorant, let him be!

Jim Rohn

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#73. My anxious recollections, my sympathetic feeling, and my best wishes are irresistibly excited whensoever, in any country, I see an oppressed nation unfurl the banners of freedom.

George Washington

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#74. Those whom God wishes to destroy he drives mad.

Leo Tolstoy

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#75. What is called family pride is often founded on the illusion of self-love. A man wishes to perpetuate and immortalize himself.

Alexis De Tocqueville

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#76. Life can only give you what you give back to it, and it all begins with the right attitude.

Stephen Richards

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#77. Wishes are born in the will of men and women, and it is the true and pure source of power all humans hold.

Jessica Khoury

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#78. He who wishes to find Jesus should seek Him, not in the delights and pleasures of the world, but in mortification of the senses.

Alphonsus Liguori

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#79. Everybody wishes to have something that somebody else has. And that's the root of all sorrows.

Abhijit Naskar

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#80. What kind of god is it, sir, wishes wrong to go forgotten and unpunished?

Kazuo Ishiguro

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#81. Hopes, wants and wishes, all cast across the night sky with my heart in tow.

Jay Long

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#82. Many thanks for your good wishes. The fact is, however, that I have not been ill except a two days attack of indigestion and subsequent fatigue, from which I am quite recovered. It is less easy to recover from a serious attack of indignation.

Harriet Boyd Hawes

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#83. The essence in obedience consists in the fact that a person comes to view himself as an instrument for carrying out another person's wishes and he therefore no longer regards himself as responsible for his actions.

Stanley Milgram

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#84. Times are not what they were, and we cannot be, either. If you sit and wish for what you want, you may not see it this side of the grave.

Robert Jordan

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#85. If wishes were held on the skin and swiped by raindrops, then emotions were freeloading off the cells that made up their space. The only offering these cells ever entertained was truth, painful and raw.

Amy Guth

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#86. I can make a damn pork chop. My best dish is actually lasagna, which I do a couple times a year. My wife wishes I cooked a little bit more often, but I can put a frozen pizza in the oven and I make a good salad.

Ed Harris

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#87. Write it down. Written goals have a way of transforming wishes into wants; cant's into cans; dreams into plans; and plans into reality. Don't just think it - ink it!

Michael Korda

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#88. This is what award-winning author and international journalist TIMERI MURARI had to say:

Dear Anant

I managed to read 'Skewed Fantasy' a charming story on Chitra and her problems with NRIs and her dreams.

Best wishes

Anant Acharya

Wishes And Quotes #148943
#89. Through practice he has accustomed himself to wish for nothing, and for a person with no wishes, everything goes just as he wishes, explains the Abbot Dorotheus. His will has coincided with God's will, and whatever he asks, he will receive.

Tito Colliander

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#90. My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.

Joshua Chamberlain

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#91. So then do you think it's true that he killed someone? And what about the part where he wishes he could die?"
"If it IS true that he killed someone, that's bad."
In any case, "it seems like something is bothering Shuji" was now a contender for the Understatement of the Century.

Mizuki Nomura

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#92. There is no requirement that police stop a person who enters a police station and states that he wishes to confess a crime or a person who calls the police to offer a confession because volunteered statements of any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment.

Earl Warren

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#93. You ought to be curious and daring.

Lailah Gifty Akita

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#94. I think inside every rock journalist, there's somebody who wishes they had the courage to live the life that they're not, and that they're writing about. But at the same time, inside every songwriter, I guess there's a wish for happiness.

Glen Hansard

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#95. We never do what we wish when we wish it, and when we desire a thing earnestly, and it does arrive, that or we are changed, so that we slide from the summit of our wishes and find ourselves where we were.

Mary Shelley

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#96. Wishes are slippery things. You have to be very specific or you can get exactly what you wished for and still end up with nothing.

Cynthia Lord

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#97. Yes, I have a very small and mostly nerdy fan club. And much to my amazement, it grows a little larger every day. Apparently, these new recruits liked what they saw of my act on YouTube (even though everybody wishes that doofus blocking the camera had a smaller head).

James Patterson

Wishes And Quotes #171937
#98. During the hours spent watching the sheep as they wander aimlessly around their fields, he even wishes that someone would come and take him away, but wishes on sheep appear to work no better than wishes on stars.

Erin Morgenstern

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#99. In her spare time she scribbled her thoughts, wishes and dreams, life and times. It kept her sane despite her loneliness.

Aporva Kala

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#100. Visualize, 'prayerize', 'actionize', and your wishes will come true.

Charles L. Allen

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