wishes Quotes

Mothers, whatever you wish your children to become, strive to exhibit in your own lives and conversation.
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— Lydia Sigourney
That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.
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— Lydia M. Child
I am basically the sort of person who has stage-fright teaching. I kind of creep into a classroom. I'm not an anecdote-teller, either, although I often wish I were.
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— Lydia Davis
Those who take refuge behind theological barbed wire fences, quite often wish they could have more freedom of thought, but fear the change to the great ocean of truth as they would a cold bath.
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— Luther Burbank
You don't know me, but I know about you...I can't make you live longer. I can't stop you from hurting. But I can give you one wish, as someone did for me.
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— Lurlene McDaniel
I haven't yet figured out how to be a celebrity; that's something I'm learning, and I wish there were a course on how to handle it. I have to be aware that my kinesphere may be larger than I want it to be.
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— Lupita Nyong'o
My immediate family was always very supportive. It was my own fear of the rest of the world not accepting me, the rest of our society not accepting my wish to be an actor.
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— Lupita Nyong'o
Sometimes I wish I never found the Internet. Sometimes I regret getting a laptop and Wi-Fi for logging into the Internet because it is such a distraction. If you have any addictive personality, the Internet will magnify it.
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— Lupe Fiasco
So impressed with John Mitchell. His response to this attack has been courageous and brilliant! I wish him and the Lions all the best!
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— Luke Watson
I think we all wish we could erase some dark times in our lives. But all of life's experiences, bad and good, make you who you are. Erasing any of life's experiences would be a great mistake.
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— Luis Miguel
Inevitably we construct ourselves. Let me explain. I enter this house and immediately I become what I have to become, what I can become: I construct myself. That is, I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you. And, of course, you do the same with me.
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— Luigi Pirandello
I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.
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— Luigi Pirandello
It is not among the palm trees that I wish to die, but among the poor who are Jesus Christ.
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— Luigi Orione
My day passes between logic, whistling, going for walks, and being depressed. I wish to God that I were more intelligent and everything would finally become clear to me - or else that I needn't live much longer.
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— Ludwig Wittgenstein
The wish precedes the event, the will accompanies it.
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— Ludwig Wittgenstein
The concept of a 'just' or 'fair' price is devoid of any scientific meaning; it is a disguise for wishes, a striving for a state of affairs different from reality.
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— Ludwig von Mises
Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.
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— Ludwig von Mises
It is inherent in the nature of the capitalistic economy that, in the final analysis, the employment of the factors of production is aimed only toward serving the wishes of consumers.
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— Ludwig von Mises
The situation of having to belong to a state to which one does not wish is no less onerous if it is the result of an election than if one must endure it as the consequence of a military conquest.
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— Ludwig von Mises
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.
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— Ludwig von Mises
While under precapitalistic conditions superior men were the masters on whom the masses of the inferior had to attend, under capitalism the more gifted and more able have no means to profit from their superiority other than to serve to the best of their abilities the wishes of the majority of the less gifted.
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— Ludwig von Mises
The idea of Socialism is at once grandiose and simple. . .We may say, in fact, that it is one of the most ambitious creations of the human spirit, . . .so magnificent, so daring, that it has rightly aroused the greatest admiration. If we wish to save the world from barbarism we have to refute Socialism, but we cannot thrust it carelessly aside.
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— Ludwig von Mises
He who only wishes and hopes does not interfere actively with the course of events and with the shaping of his own destiny.
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— Ludwig von Mises
My only wish isto transform friends of God into friends of man, believers into thinkers, devotees of prayer into devotees of work, candidates for the hereafter into students of the world, Christians who, by their own procession and admission, are half animal, half angel into persons, into whole persons.
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— Ludwig Feuerbach
Put them in position to make their wishes come true, so they can have multiple accounts that gain interest over night.
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— Ludacris
It is not quite the same when we are seventy-two as when we are twenty-seven; still I am glad of what is left, and wish we might both hold out till the victory we have sought is won, but all the same the victory is coming. In the aftertime the world will be the better for it.
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— Lucy Stone
I wish people wouldn't just see me as the Asian girl who beats everyone up, or the Asian girl with no emotion. People see Julia Roberts or Sandra Bullock in a romantic comedy, but not me. You add raceto it, and it became, 'Well, she's too Asian', or, "She's too American'. I kind of got pushed out of both categories. It's a very strange place to be. You're not Asian enough and then you're not American enough, so it gets really frustrating.
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— Lucy Liu
It is the greatest of all mistakes to begin life with the expectation that it is going to be easy, or with the wish to have it so.
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— Lucy Larcom
Spirits...Ghosts...Angels...whichever yo wish to call them - Reader, they do exist. I've seem them all my life, but I've learned to say nothing. And for all you cynics out there, just remember, there is no proof either way. So I choose to believe. In my opinion, it's much the best option.
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— Lucinda Riley
When I'm about to train a new opera, I first listen to how Jussi Björling did it. His voice was unique and it's his path that I want to follow. I would more than anything else wish that people compared me with Jussi Björling. It's like so I'm striving to sing.
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— Luciano Pavarotti
I would wish my portraits to be of the people, not like them. Not having a look of the sitter, being them.
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— Lucian Freud
The aura given out by a person or object is as much a part of them as their flesh. The effect that they make in space is as bound up with them as might be their colour or smell ... Therefore the painter must be as concerned with the air surrounding his subject as with the subject itself. It is through observation and perception of atmosphere that he can register the feeling that he wishes his painting to give out.
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— Lucian Freud
It is through observation and perception of atmosphere that he [the artist] can register the feeling that he wishes his painting to give out.
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— Lucian Freud
I always wish life could be a musical. One person just says 5, 6, 7, 8.
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— Lucas Grabeel
Let him leave the imperial court, who wishes to be virtuous. Virtue and absolute power cannot coexist.
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— Lucan
It is difficult to esteem a man as highly as he would wish.
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— Luc de Clapiers
The secret of the magic of life consists in using action in order to attain non-action. One must not wish to leap over everything and penetrate directly.
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— Lu Yen-hsun
Creation, even when it is a mere outpouring from the heart, wishes to find a public. By definition, creation is sociable. Yet it can be satisfied with merely one single reader: an old friend, a lover.
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— Lu Xun
I naturally believe there will be a future, but I do not waste my time imagining its radiant beauty. ... It seems to me that we ought to think first about the present. Even if the present is desperately dark, I do not wish to leave it. Will tomorrow be free from darkness? We'll talk about that tomorrow.
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— Lu Xun
Wish I could take your tears and replace them with laughter.
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— Lowkey