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  If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.  
 -  Leo Buscaglia
  

  If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.  
 -  John Adams
  

  When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.  
 -  Napoleon Bonaparte
  

  Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.  
 -  Joseph Addison
  

  There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.  
 -  Dale Carnegie
  

  When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.  
 -  Thornton Wilder
  

  I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question.  
 -  Yogi Berra
  

  We draw our Presidents from the people. It is a wholesome thing for them to return to the people. I came from them. I wish to be one of them again.  
 -  Calvin Coolidge
  

  We believe that visa quotas should be lifted and people should visit anywhere they wish freely.  
 -  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  

  Our enemies can deal a blow to us any time they wish. They did not wait for permission to do this. They do not deal a blow with prior notice. They do not take action because they can't.  
 -  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  

  When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.  
 -  Marilyn Manson
  

  My uncle's dying wish - he wanted me on his lap. He was in the electric chair.  
 -  Rodney Dangerfield
  

  My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms, and to keep other people's books out of mine.  
 -  Samuel Butler
  

  Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  I didn't study Greek mythology in school and I wish I had.  
 -  Eric Bana
  

  If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  I wish I had taken Spanish instead of French in high school. I could eavesdrop on a lot more conversations on the subway if I knew Spanish.  
 -  Meg Cabot
  

  To be able to give away riches is mandatory if you wish to possess them. This is the only way that you will be truly rich.  
 -  Muhammad Ali
  

  I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.  
 -  Muhammad Ali
  

  I wish I was more stupid because I'm either completely ecstatic and joyous and absolutely high as a kite or I'm a bit morbid. There's never anything in between.  
 -  Paloma Faith
  

  I believe in wishes and in a person's ability to make a wish come true, I really do. And a wish is more than a wish... it's a goal that your conscience and subconscience can help make reality.  
 -  Michael Jackson
  

  To be honest, I found the 3D in 'Avatar' to be inconsistent and while ground breaking in many respects, sometimes I thought it overwhelmed the storytelling. Technology aside, I wish 'Avatar' had been more original in its storytelling.  
 -  Mark Canton
  

  I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.  
 -  Calvin Coolidge
  

  Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  I wish I knew why I am so anguished.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  I don't do one show and wish I was doing something else.  
 -  Drew Carey
  

  You know, I love wearing heels. I wish I could wear them all the time, but, you know, my sport doesn't really permit it.  
 -  Allyson Felix
  

  My desire to devolve authority has nothing to do with a wish to shirk responsibility.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Men willingly believe what they wish.  
 -  Irving Caesar
  

  Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.  
 -  Irving Caesar
  

  Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.  
 -  Irving Caesar
  

  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.  
 -  Samuel Johnson
  

  What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.  
 -  Irving Caesar
  

  I wish I could play the lead role in one movie, one great movie.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  This revision of the Constitution will not be perfect. But at least the Constitution will not be inflexible. It will be a step towards the Social Europe which we wish.  
 -  Laurent Fabius
  

  Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate; neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me.  
 -  Elizabeth I
  

  I've had the joy of spending thousands of hours under the sea. I wish I could take people along to see what I see, and to know what I know.  
 -  Sylvia Earle
  

  When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  I will share all of this with you whenever you wish.  
 -  Pierre de Fermat
  

  A goal without a plan is just a wish.  
 -  Larry Elder
  

  I hate watching me. I hate watching me. It just makes me feel awful. I think, 'I look stupid from that angle. I wish I didn't let them put that shirt on me.'  
 -  Jesse Eisenberg
  

  You must be the change you wish to see in the world.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  I don't really read books. Wish I did.  
 -  Rebecca Ferguson
  

  Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.  
 -  Richard Bach
  

  We on the left who are pro-European and Internationalist wish to unite the peoples under a social model.  
 -  Laurent Fabius
  

  It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  My mom was a seamstress, and I wish I'd learned to sew because I'm obsessed with 'Project Runway!'  
 -  Carmen Electra
  

  You don't sit down and write a wish list about the person you are going to fall violently in love with. It just doesn't work like that.  
 -  Stephen Fry
  

  I wish I could sit back and say, 'Oh, I'm gonna wait for a Merchant-Ivory film to come my way. Or Ivory-Merchant. Whatever it's called. But you just take what's given and then, hopefully, down the road you can be more choosy and only do, say, Wayans brothers movies. That's my goal: to be more Merchant-Ivory-Wayans.  
 -  Zach Galifianakis
  

  So long as there are earnest believers in the world, they will always wish to punish opinions, even if their judgment tells them it is unwise and their conscience that it is wrong.  
 -  Walter Bagehot
  

  Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  I have seen enough of one war never to wish to see another.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Season's Greetings and best wishes for the New Year.  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.  
 -  Dwight D. Eisenhower
  

  I wish I could say it's easy, but honestly, to get ready for a big championship is not as easy as it seems.  
 -  Oksana Baiul
  

  We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.  
 -  Charles Darwin
  

  Be as you wish to seem.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.  
 -  Ronald Reagan