Quotation Explorer - 'Wishing'

You do what you have to do to give people closure; it makes them feel better and it doesn't cost you much to do it. I'd rather apologize for something I didn't really care about and leave someone on Earth wishing me well. - John Scalzi
We injure ourselves by wishing; continous inaction cripples the soul. - Paul Bamikole
That's the best thing about little sisters: They spend so much time wishing they were elder sisters that in the end they're far wiser than the elder ones could ever be. - Gemma Burgess
You don't win by wishing for your competitor or enemy to be weak and broke; you win when you build yourself to be strong and to do the winning job right - Hisham Fawzi
Lovers moon and wishing stars are too busy for the likes of us. - Jake. H. Khiangte
Wishing for control is like wishing for the rapture. - Chuck Klosterman
The stark nakedness and simplicity of the conflict with which humanity is oppressed - that of getting angry with and wishing to hurt the very person who is most loved. - John Bowlby
My most educated analysis, with all means of science and technology in mind, is that it’s magic, Alex said. There’s no other possible explanation! -Alex Bailey, The Land of Stories; The Wishing Spell - Chris Colfer The Land of Stories
Only two things you ignore: things that aren't important and things you wish weren't important, and wishing never works. - David Shore
Girls spilled drinks down their dresses and flicked their hair. Wishing anyone, maybe even you, would notice them... You were someone to me. - Kate Chisman
All he did all afternoon was calculate again and again how many hours of study time he was losing. Thinking about it now, he felt stupid, as we all do when we remember all the time we waste wishing we were somewhere else. - Paolo Giordano
Wish we have a gadget within everyone's budget to let the people know as what actually one thinks in own mind while wishing others the heartiest greetings on the special or any day. - Anuj Somany
I am slowly coming to the conclusion that it’s more important to learn to work with what you’ve got, under the circumstances you’ve been given, than wishing for different ones. - Charlotte Eriksson
dont look at someone and wish to be them because you dont know if someone else is looking at you and wishing to be you - urtear
True will is wishing backed by power - VIRGIL PROFEANU
All I know is that right now I wanna rip your clothes off right here in the middle of this hall and throw you in one of these classrooms and kiss every square inch of your body, while a bunch of people who drive minivans listen wishing they were us. - vampire diaries
One good wish changes nothing. But one good decision changes everything. Your power to choose, to make a good decision, spells the difference between wishing and making real life changes. - Steve Goodier
Full of intrigue, tangled pasts, and raw emotions, [Gambling On A Secret by Sara Walter Ellwood] is guaranteed to keep you turning pages from start to finish and then wishing for one more chapter! - Carolyn Brown
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. - Aristotle
They said, "You'll never find someone like me again!" I thanked them for wishing me well. ;) - Steve Maraboli
But time given to wishing for what can't be is not only spent, but wasted, and for all that we waste we shall be accountable. - Penelope Fitzgerald
One of the fascinating things about our lives - and minds - is that tend to spend years wishing and wanting others and the world around to see in us that which we ourselves do not appreciate fully. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
For a man, no more beautiful wish has ever found yet than wishing him a life full of kindness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
pain is pondering about past and wishing to relive those moments even after knowing it's impossible. - shivangi lavaniya
Desire, even in its wildest tantrums, can neither persuade me it is love nor stop me from wishing it were. - W. H. Auden
And there you sit.My eyes burning a hole on the side of your face while the stars are being captured in your eyes from the prolonged, there's-plenty-of-time, full attention you're giving each one.And there you sit.And I'm wishing I could give you every ounce of what you give the stars. - Taylor Patton
When all others were just wishing to travel all around the world, I would just settle with a piece of your soul, where I will quietly watch my universe expand ... You - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Later," Amos said, "when you're wishing we had this stuff, I am going to merciless in my mockery. And then we'll die. - James S.A. Corey
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more. - Charles Lamb
Be not wishing and pining but thankfully content. For it is a short bridge between wanting and regret."- from "Dimpellumpzki - Richelle E. Goodrich
If I quit now, I will soon be back to where I started. And when I started I was desperately wishing to be where I am now. - Anonymous
No use wishing now for any other sin. - Elvis Costello
Success is the number one wish for everyone wishing to prosper. - Auliq Ice
I can’t go down without a fight. Only I keep wishing I could think of a way to… to show the Capitol they don’t own me. That I’m more than just a piece in their Games. - Suzanne Collins
We can aspire to anything, but we don't get it just 'cause we want it. I would rather spend my life close to the birds than waste it wishing I had wings. - Eli Attie
She wasn't entirely sure how she felt, All she knew was that he entered her world And she felt more alive than she had before, secretly wishing he was feeling the same. - Nikki Rowe
I would bear it for her if I could.People say that and hardly mean it. I, however, do mean it. But time given to wishing for what can't be is not only spent, but wasted, and for all that we waste we shall be accountable. - Penelope Fitzgerald
Today is a special day for you and for the universe. Today you started your life’s journey and the universe got a precious gift and that is you. I am wishing you a day of joy to fill your life with pleasant surprises. - Debasish Mridha
A woman is a blissful mother, a wonderful sister, a gorgeous daughter, and a friend with a kind heart who really cares. Wishing you a wonderful International Women’s Day - Debasish Mridha
Wishing you a bucket of love and joy today and always. - Debasish Mridha
Beauty is wishing for loneliness without any regret and complains. - M.F. Moonzajer
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them. - George Eliot
Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not. We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them. - John Henry Cardinal Newman
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. - Lemmy Kilmister
I suppose that's the secret. If you're ever wishing for things to go back to the way they were, you just have to look up. - Lauren Oliver
Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t). - James Baraz
To fill your life with joy and happiness, the greatest gift that you can give is love and kindness. Wishing you a memorable birthday! - Debasish Mridha
Work and pray rather instead of watching and wishing. - Anonymous
Prayer is not mere wishing. It is asking with a will. . . . It is energy. We turn to an active Giver; therefore we go into action. - P.T. Forsyth
Sunday: A day given over by Americans to wishing they were dead and in heaven, and that their neighbors were dead and in hell. - H. L. Mencken
One can be very much in love with a woman without wishing to spend the rest of one's life with her. - W. Somerset Maugham
When something bad happens there's no point in wishing it had not happened. The only option is to minimize the damage
All the joy the world contains has come through wishing happiness through others. All the misery the world contains has come through wanting pleasure for oneself. Is there need for lengthy explanation? - Dalai Lama XIV
They said, "You'll never find someone like me again!" I thanked them for wishing me well. - Steve Maraboli
You may be born thousands of years from now, but over the boundaries of time I am sending you my love and wishing you a joyful and wonderful life. - Debasish Mridha
When we give up the chase, we give up our wishing. - Stephen Richards
The cost of not following your heart is spending the rest of your life wishing you had. - Anonymous
Through windows,in wishing wells,whispering in the wind...that's where I find you. - Jessica Kristie
Work will win when wishy-washy wishing won't. - Thomas S. Monson
All the joy the world contains has come through wishing happiness for others. All the misery the world contains has come through wanting pleasure for oneself. Is there need for lengthy explanation? - Dalai Lama XIV
Sweet n SourHere I am Wishing you Luckin Every aspect of lifeThis Ugadi (Gudi Padwa) and always to All of You - krvishal
Your wishes doesn't come true, because there is someone else who is wishing harder and trying harder for the same wish. - Amit Kalantri
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