Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.— Henri Frederic Amiel
Bashful Wish quotations
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.
A year from now you may wish you had started today.
If someone wishes for good health, one must first ask oneself if he is ready to do away with the reasons for his illness. Only then is it possible to help him.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately.
Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.
If you wish to leave much wealth to your children, leave them in God's care.
Do not leave them riches, but virtue and skill. For if they learn to expect riches, they will not mind anything besides, and their abundant riches shall give them the means of screening the wickedness of their ways.
I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being.
I don't do regrets. Regrets are pointless. It's too late for regrets. You've already done it, haven't you? You've lived your life. No point wishing you could change it.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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?
People who wish to be offended will always find some occasion for taking offense.
If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man .
.. just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
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.
If anyone does not wish to have Mary Immaculate for his Mother, he will not have Christ for his Brother.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we render to Him and them. Let us open wide our hearts. It is joy which invites us. Press forward and fear nothing.
I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.
I wish it to be remembered that I was the last man of my tribe to surrender my rifle.
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.
We have taken so much from your culture, I wish you had taken something from ours...For there were some beautiful and good things within it. Perhaps now that the time has come, We are fearful that what you take will be lost.... I shall grab the instruments of the white man's success: His education, his skills, and society.
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen.
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it .
.. what you wish in your secret heart were not funny, but it is, and you must laugh. Humor is your own unconscious therapy. Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air, and you.
Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick.
All the smart money got they bets on me / And all the real niggas wish the best for me
I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent creature rather than an actual person.
Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.
Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.
Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're Doing Something.