An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it
I wish I'd known early what I had to learn late.
The public wishes itself to be managed like a woman; one must say nothing to it except what it likes to hear
Wishers were ever fools
But when they seldom come, they wished for come.
Our blunders mostly come from letting our wishes interpret our duties
Dare I say that when he is at home I wish he was overseas, and still more profoundly when he is overseas I wish he was at home?
Wishes expand in direct proportion to the resources available for their gratification.
I do not wish to give up the power of personal arms and be defenseless against those who will ever and always keep and bear arms those in crime and those in government.
I wish there were some cure, like the lover's leap, for all heads of which some single idea has obtained an unreasonable and irregular possession
Every wish Is like a prayer--with God.
In my opinion, the form of Government may be different in different countries, according to their circumstances, their wishes, their wants. England loves her Queen, and has full motive to do so.
Agnes Darling, if such should be we never meet again, while firing my last shot, I will gently breathe the name of my wife - Agnes - and with wishes even for my enemies I will make the plunge and try to swim to the other shore.
I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation I should feel proud to do it, shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you engagements will allow you an hour and remain with best wishes for yourself, family and circuit.
Sir, I wish to understand the true principles of the Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more
Thy wish was father, Harry, to that thought
In societies with fewer opportunities for amusement, it was also easier to tell a mere wish from a real desire. If, in order to hear some music, a man has to wait for six months and then walk twenty miles, it is easy to tell whether the words, "I should like to hear some music," mean what they appear to mean, or merely, "At this moment I should like to forget myself." When all he has to do is press a switch, it is more difficult. He may easily come to believe that wishes can come true.
All wishes, whatever their apparent content, have the same and unvarying meaning: "I refuse to be what I am."
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