wishes

A Quote by Dion Boucicault on body and wishes

I wish Adam had died with all ribs in his body.

Dion Boucicault (c. 1820 - 1890)

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A Quote by Dick Allen on play and wishes

I wish they'd shut the gates and let us play ball with no press and no fans.

Dick Allen

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A Quote by Dennis Gabor on evil, needs, problems, technology, and wishes

The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by technology of yesterday.

Dennis Gabor (1900 - 1979)

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A Quote by Demosthenes on belief, deception, and wishes

Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

Demosthenes (384 - 322 BC)

Source: 3rd Olynthiac

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A Quote by Dean Alfrange on challenge, citizenship, dignity, dreams, existence, failure, freedom, fulfillment, life, opportunity, risk, security, success, trade, wishes, and world

It is my right to be uncommon . . . if I can; I seek opportunity . . . not security. I do not wish to be a kept citizen, humbled and dulled by having the state look after me. I want to take the calculated risk; to dream and to build, to fail and to succeed. I refuse to barter incentive for a dole. I prefer the challenges of life to the guaranteed existence; the thrill of fulfillment to the stole calm of utopia. I will not trade freedom for beneficence nor my dignity for a handout. I will never cower before any master nor bend to any threat. It is my heritage to stand erect, proud, and unafraid; to think and act for myself; enjoy the benefits of my creations and to face the world boldly and say, 'This I have done, and this is what it means to be an American.'

Dean Alfrange

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A Quote by David Viscott on beauty, cruelty, pain, past, relationships, sharing, sincerity, struggle, time, wishes, and world

There comes a time in some relationships when no matter how sincere the attempt to reconcile the differences or how strong the wish to recreate a part of the past once shared, the struggle becomes so painful that nothing else is felt and the world and all its beauty only add to the discomfort by providing cruel contrast.

David Viscott

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A Quote by David Oman McKay on church, dreams, god, goodness, happiness, heaven, home, love, optimism, thankfulness, wishes, words, and world

I feel grateful and happy this morning for so many evidences of the goodness of the Lord that I wish I could strike a note of optimism that would reverberate to the uttermost parts of the Church. In the words of Frank L. Stanton: "This world o' God's is brighter Than we ever dream or know; Its burdens growin' lighter-- An' it's Love that makes 'em so! An' I'm thankful that I'm livin' Where Love's blessedness I see, 'Neath a Heaven that's forgivin' Where the bells ring 'Home' to me!"

David McKay (1873 - 1970)

Source: Quoting Frank L. Stanton, Conference Report, Oct 1955, p 4

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on country, day, dedication, dependence, feeling, glory, god, gratitude, heaven, liberty, play, and wishes

We wish that this column, rising towards heaven among the pointed spires of so many temples dedicated to God, may contribute also to produce in all minds a pious feeling of dependence and gratitude. We wish, finally, that the last object to the sight of him who leaves his native shore, and the first to gladden his who revisits it, may be something which shall remind him of the liberty and the glory of his country. Let it rise! let it rise, till it meet the sun in his coming; let the earliest light of the morning gild it, and the parting day linger and play on its summit!

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: At Corner-Stone laying of the Bunker Hill Monument, 1825. Webster's Works. Boston.

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A Quote by Dame Edith Sitwell on government, incompetence, and wishes

I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent.

Dame Edith Sitwell (1887 - 1964)

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A Quote by Confucius on good, security, and wishes

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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