Mr. Blair, I look upon secession as anarchy. If I owned the four millions of slaves in the South, I would sacrifice them all to the Union; but how can I draw my sword upon Virginia, my native State?— Robert E. Lee
Empowering My Wish quotations
My wish for you is that you continue.
Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness.
Colombians! My last wish is for the happiness of the patria.
If my death contributes to the end of partisanship and the consolidation of the union, I shall be lowered in peace into my grave.
I wish it to be remembered that I was the last man of my tribe to surrender my rifle.
Life is pitiful, death so familiar, suffering and pain so common, yet I would not be anywhere else. Do not wish me out of this or in any way seek to get me out, for I will not be got out while this trial is on. These are my people, God has given them to me, and I will live or die with for Him and His glory.
If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place. He put in your heart certain wishes and plans, and in my heart he put other and different desires. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.
I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness.
I wish I could live underwater. Maybe then my skin would absorb the sea’s consoling silence.
As an artist I have always tried to be faithful to my vision of life, and I have frequently been in conflict with those who wanted me to paint not what I saw but what they wished me to see.
Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.
There's no thinking involved in my choreography.
.. I don't work through images or ideas. I work through the body... If the dancer dances, which is not the same as having theories about dancing or wishing to dance or trying to dance, everything is there. When I dance, it means: this is what I am doing.
I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.
The sound of the sea, the curve of a horizon, wind in leaves, the cry of a bird leave manifold impression in us. And suddenly, without our wishing it at all, one of these memories spills from us and finds expression in musical language...I want to sing my interior landscape with the simple artlessness of a child.
All these non-singing, non-dancing, wish-I-had-me-some-clothes fools who tell me my albums suck. Why should I pay any attention to them?
I wish I could remember where I put things.
I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half I look for my glasses.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Tupac Shakur always wanted me to smoke weed with him, and I never did it, and I wish I did...That's my biggest regret.
As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life.
I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
My weaknesses... I wish I could come up with something. I'd probably have the same pause if you asked me what my strengths are. Maybe they're the same thing.
My only desire is an intimate infusion with nature, and the only fate I wish is to have worked and lived in harmony with her laws.
I prefer that Argentina wins the World Cup.
Messi deserves it for all he has done in football. He's my friend, I wish him the best
I wish my name was Brian because maybe sometimes people would misspell my name and call me Brain. That's like a free compliment and you don't even gotta be smart to notice it.
My piano is to me what a ship is to the sailor, what a steed is to the Arab.
It is the intimate personal depository of everything that stirred wildly in my brain during the most impassioned days of my youth. It was there that all my wishes, all my dreams, all my joys, and all my sorrows lay.
But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
After traveling through fourteen foreign countries and appearing before all the royalty and nobility I have only one wish today. That is that when my eyes are closed in death that they will bury me back in that quiet little farm land where I was born.
When your beauty struck me, it dissolved me.
Deep down, I am not different from you. I dreamed you, I wished for your existence. I see in you that part of me which is you. I surrender my sincerity because if I love you it means we share the same fantasies, we share the same madness.
Before I take my last breath, before my last flower withers, I wish to live, I wish to make love, I wish to be in this world close to those who need me, those who I need, in order to learn, comprehend and rediscover that I can be and I want to be better at every moment.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
It is my wish to leave a message to the whole world from the universe, a message of love and peace to the people of the world.
As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps.
I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted.
I can die when I wish to: that is my elixir of life.
In countries where people have to flee their homes because of persecution and violence, political solutions must be found, peace and tolerance restored, so that refugees can return home. In my experience, going home is the deepest wish of most refugees.
My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.
I wish, my dear Kepler, that we could have a good laugh together at the extraordinary stupidity of the mob. What do you think of the foremost philosophers of this University? In spite of my oft-repeated efforts and invitations, they have refused, with the obstinacy of a glutted adder, to look at the planets or the Moon or my glass [telescope].