Wish You Quotes

Wish You Quotes by Fulton Oursler, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Traci Lords, J. C. Ryle, Sark, Jesse Ball and many others.

People so seldom say I love you And then it’s either too late or love goes. So when I tell you I love you, It doesn’t mean I know you’ll never go, Only that I wish you didn’t have to.
Nature has given you everything: you have got unlimited resources. The foundations of your State have been laid, and it is now for you to build, and build as quickly and as well as you can. So go ahead and I wish you God speed.
I have a lot of — I struggle with a lot of shame over my past. There have been times when I’ve been incredibly embarrassed about the things that happened to me. I don’t think that there is one human being in this world that would wish, you know, to be injured as a kid the way — in ways that I was.
What you think now about the cross of Christ, I cannot tell; but I can wish you nothing better than this – that you may be able to say with the apostle Paul, before you die or meet the Lord, ‘God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.’
It’s like an emotional dance party: Some dances will be your favoritesothers more awkward or difficult to learn. Some will be boring or make you mad. some you will wish you never needed to do again. But AHA! You think. I will dance all the dances I can.
Three things are required of you: the wishes you made when you first knew the breadth of this life; the contract you signed when you decided your wishes were not true or possible; and the exacting of the punishment you agreed to when you knew you would break the contract of your life.
In life, it’s best not to take anything for freeunless it’s from someone who wishes you well.
Hey, I don’t have all the answers. In life, to be honest, I failed as much as I have succeeded. But I love my wife. I love my life. And I wish you my kind of success.
I really wish you hadn’t worn that sweater,’he muttered into her ear. ‘It’s good practice for you,’ she replied,her lips moving against his skin. ‘Tomorrow,fishnets.’ Against her side,warm and familiar,she felt him laugh.
Now I’m a symbol of what to be and how hard to work. I have heads of major labels say, “I wish you could teach our artists how to do it.” At one point I was the punching bag of what not to be, and now I’m the model of what to be.
I do wish you wouldn’t argue with me when I’m knitting.
Every actor has three versions of each scene – the one that you rehearse the night before, in your bedroom, the one you actually get to do when you’re filming, and then the one you wish you would have done, afterward.
I wish you all good things. Live your life, live your life, live your life.
“What if I like watching television? What if I don’t want to do much else other than read a book?”… “What if I’m tired when I get home? What if I don’t fill my days with frenetic activity?” “But one day you might wish you had.”
Sometimes you wish you never met certain people, then you grow and realize that they were a gift in disguise and contributed to making you the person you are.
Have you ever lost someone you love and wanted one more conversation, one more chance to make up for the time when you thought they would be here forever? If so, then you know you can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back.
If we’re a family and your brother wishes you death, it’s not a very happy family.
The world is so ass-backwards it almost makes you wish you were dyslexic.
You aren’t what I expected. I wish you were. It’d be so much easier.
Growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could changeClary Fray
The world is your exercise book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, though you may express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write lies, or nonsense, or to tear the pages.
I should at least mention that I am also discovering a degree of strength and of basic ability for humans to remain human in the direst of circumstances – which I also haven’t seen before. I think the word is dignity. I wish you could meet these people. Maybe, hopefully, someday you will.
A man may smile and bid you hail Yet wish you to the devil; But when a good dog wags his tail, You know he’s on the level.
One good yardstick as to whether a person might be the right one for you is this: in her presence, do you think your noblest thoughts, do you aspire to your finest deeds, do you wish you were better than you are?
The allure of love is to have someone who knows you so well that you don’t have to explain yourself. It is the promise of someone who cares enough about you to protect you against the world of strangers who do not wish you well.
Sometimes when relationships end, you write an e-mail and say everything you wish you said. Sometimes you don’t push send.
Now majority rule is a precious, sacred thing worth dying for. But like other precious, sacred things …. it’s not only worth dying for; it can make you wish you were dead. Imagine if all life were determined by majority rule. Every meal would be a pizza.
If you live in a society that wishes you didn’t exist, anything you do to make yourself happy disrupts its attempts to wipe you out, or at the very least, make you invisible.
I wish you all the joy that you can wish.
The more wishes you make, the more magnificent Fantasia will become.
Tami Stronach
I …understand how a parent might hit a child- it’s because you can look into their eyes and see a reflection of yourself that you wish you hadn’t.
President [John F.] Kennedy, after the Bay of Pigs, said to Turner Catledge of The New York Times: I wish you had written more, I wish you had investigated more, because it might have saved the country of the cataclysm of the Bay of Pigs.
I wish you could invent some means to make me at all happy without you. Every hour I am more and more concentrated in you; everything else tastes like chaff in my mouth.
In your life you meet people. Some you never think about again. Some, you wonder what happened to them. There are some that you wonder if they ever think about you. And then there are some that you wish you never have to think about again. But you do.
Never miss a political meeting if you think there’s the slightest chance you’ll wish you’d been there.
Now the world has gone to bed, Darkness won’t engulf my head, I can see by infrared, How I hate the night. Now I lay me down to sleep, Try to count electric sheep, Sweet dream wishes you can keep, How I hate the night. –Marvin
I wish you were that birch rising from the clump behind you, and I the gray oak alongside.
I wish you health, and more than wealth, I wish you love
I wish you had one of those fairy telescopes that can look into the hearts and souls of people a thousand leagues off, then you might see how much you possess my mind.
Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood
Being a Daddy is priority number one. When you are old and facing oblivion in a nursing home or a hospital or on a golf course in winter, you are not going to wish you had spent more time at the office or making a sales call or watching a show. You will wish you had spent more time with your family.
I think whenever you lose somebody close to you, there’s always a part of you that wishes you could have done something differently.
O, blackberry tart, with berries as big as your thumb, purple and black, and thick with juice, and a crust to endear them that will go to cream in your mouth, and both passing down with such a taste that will make you close your eyes and wish you might live forever in the wideness of that rich moment.
Sometimes I think you’ll be fine by yourself Cause a dream is a wish you make all alone; It’s easy to feel like you don’t need help, But it’s harder to walk on your own.
The little Plumpuppets are fairies of beds; They have nothing to do but watch sleepyheads; They turn down the sheets and they tuck you in tight, And dance on your pillow to wish you good night!
If you could see yourself the way that others do, you’d wish you were as beautiful as you.
We slit the Catholic throat, stoned the poor on such slogans as wish you could hear and love is all we need.
I know, I know. But I can always kill him later. This way, at least we get to humiliate him first.” Finn eyed me. “Sometimes I think you’re even more devious, twisted, and vicious than I am.” I grinned. “You only wish you could be as ruthless as me.” “Absolutely.
I wish you wouldn’t walk in and out of my mind as though it was a railway station!
You can look back at anything and wish you’d done something differently.
I’m soooo happy you’re my Dad
And soooo I want to say
I love you, Dad, and wish you
A sooo very best birthday
Just be honest and true to yourself. If your friends around you love you, they’ll wish you the best and want only what’s going to make you happy.
If any of you … have a mind to make himself heard a mile off, you must make a bonfire of your reputations, and a close enemy of most men who would wish you well.
You do not hate the time you waste; it evokes a much more passive emotion than that. You only wish you had it back, like a quarter in an unlucky slot machine.
Don’t you ever wish you were someone else. You were meant to be the way you are exactly. Don’t you ever say you don’t like the way you are. When you learn to love yourself, you’re better off by far.
I wish you could see some of the girls I have genuinely had crushes on in my life. They’re not the girls you would assume.
I wish you did return my regard,” he said. “More than I have ever wished anything in my life! Perhaps you may yet learn to do so: I should warn you that I don’t easily despair!
Do you ever find yourself climbing into an open grave during a bombing raid and wish you’d just stayed in bed?
I called to wish you an unhappy birthday because you’re evil and you lie and if you should die I may feel slightly sad, but I won’t cry.
Dad,” I said hesitantly, “I wish you could be there for me even when I’m doing the wrong thing. I wish you could love me even when I’m screwing up.
What you do is you say, fine, you want to go to Mexico or some other country, good luck. We wish you a lot of luck. But if you think you’re going to make your air conditioners or your cars or your cookies or whatever you make and bring them into our country without a tax, you’re wrong.
Scenery is here. Wish you were beautiful.
You wanted to look at life for yourself – but you were not allowed; you were punished for your wish. You were ground in the very mill of the conventional.
You can’t make your kids do anything. All you can do is make them wish they had. And then, they will make you wish you hadn’t made them wish they had.
I wish you joy of your unhappiness, since you cling to it so.
God will not make you do something you don’t want to do – He will just make you wish you had.
Wayman Mitchell
…You can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back.
To achieve a goal, a dream, a wish, you must plan it out for success!
Alec keeps sending me annoying photos. Lots of captions like Wish you were here, except not really.
With a little study you’ll go a long ways, and I wish you’d start now
[Introverts,] the world needs you and it needs the things you carry. So I wish you the best of all possible journeys and the courage to speak softly.
try to tell the people of America about Dr. Gerson’s merits and …results…I wish you the best in your difficult task.
Whereever you end up;” Jack whispered into my ear.”I wish you clear skies. Always
Cause I might be naked and lonely Shaking branches for bones But I’m still time zones away From who I was the day before we met You were the first mile Where my heart broke a sweat And I wish you were here I wish you’d never left But mostly I wish you well I wish you my very very best.
You know,” he said, “I wish you could see this cave.” “What’s it like?” He paused. “It’s…beautiful, really.” “Tell me.” And so Po described to Katsa what hid in the blackness of the cave; and outside, the world awaited them.
As you run out of options and energy you must become resigned to your plight. Like it or not you must make a new mental map of where you are, not where you wish you were. To survive you must find yourself, then it won’t matter where you are.
No, I am never setting foot in this house again it scares me and makes me sad and I wish you could be a mom whose eyes worked but I don’t think you can.
I heartily wish you, in the plain home-spun style, a great number of happy new years, well employed in forming both your mind andyour manners, to be useful and agreeable to yourself, your country, and your friends.
If you wish, you may call me Rand Sedai.
Youre always in a different headspace when you make each record, so hopefully theyre all different. You just pick up things that you wish you hadnt done on the first one.
I’m far from perfect. There’s a lot of times you’ll say something that you regret or do something that you regret and wish you wouldn’t have said it or done it.
I wish you’d find the exit out of my head.
The truth is simple, you do not die from love. You only wish you did.
Sometimes you wish you could go back and ask your teachers again to guide you; but up there onstage, exactly where they always wanted you to be, you must simply find your way. They have given all the help they can; the only person who can solve the labyrinth of yourself is you.
Don’t you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don’t even have to be true!
Birthday Wishes Are sent your way! To wish you Such Wonderful Day!
One of the most difficult things to think about in life is one’s regrets. Something will happen to you, and you will do the wrong thing, and for years afterward you will wish you had done something different.
Compromise now, because you’ll have to later, anyway, only then you’ll have gone through things you’ll wish you hadn’t.
But darling, I wish you well On your way to the wishing well
Yinzer: DAMN!! I wish I had your balls! Tucker:”I wish you had a breath mint, but I guess we don’t always get what we wish for.
As you age, you have this vast cauldron of experience to draw from. Some of the experiences are great; some of them you wish you’d never had. But all of them shape the work that you do and the person you become. It’s just inevitable.
Juliet Aubrey
Now if you should hear any one say that Lincoln don’t [sic] want to go to Congress, I wish you as a personal friend of mine, wouldtell him that you have reason to believe he is mistaken.
Remorse is a terrible thing to bear, Pam, one of the worst of all punishments in this life. To wish undone something you have done, to wish you could look back on kindness to someone you love, instead of on unkindness – that is a very terrible thing.
Of course I loved you, you saved my life. I wish you hadn’t I wish you hadn’t I wish you’d left me alone.
Write down how you really feel, not how you wish you felt or how you think you should feel, but how you really feel. Don’t try to change it. Honor it: “This is how I feel.” Express it, and then it’s not suppressed and stored somewhere in your liver or somewhere else.
People will frighten you about a graduation…. They use words you don’t hear often: And we wish you Godspeed.” It is a warning, Godspeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.”
Your friends avoid you, brutishly transform‘d
They hardly know you, or if one remains
To wish you well, he wishes you in heaven.
You may force me to say what you wish; you may revile me for saying what I do. But it moves.
A friend of mine once sent me a post card with a picture of the entire planet Earth taken from space. On the back it said, ‘Wish you were here.
Peter is … adjusting. He’s back in school, and he’s doing quite well. I wish you could find it in your heart to forgive him.” “I’ve got this funny resentful streak about people who try to kill me.
I wish to you, joy and happiness. But above all this, I wish you love
When you see something from afar, you develop a fantasy. But when you see it up close, 9 times out of 10, you wish you hadn’t.
I’ve heard Hillary complaining about so many different things over the years. “I wish you would have done this.” But she’s been there for 30 years she’s been doing this stuff. She never changed. And she never will change. She never will change.
I do not wish you much happiness–it would bore you; I do not wish you trouble either; but, following the people’s philosophy, I will simply repeat: ‘Live more’ and try somehow not to be too bored; this useless wish I am adding on my own.
The time you waste now you’ll wish you used well at the end.
I wish you
all the aloneness you hunger for.
Getting married is very much like going to a restaurant with friends. You order what you want then when you see what the other person has, you wish you had ordered that.
I wish you would recollect that Painting and Punctuality mix like Oil and Vinegar, and that Genius and regularity are utter Enemies and must be to the end of time.
Thomas Gainsborough
They said it was against the rules to take sides on a controversial issue. I said, ‘I wish you had told me that during World War II, when I took sides against Hitler.
Howard K. Smith
People in Italy seem to be very capable of singing along with ‘Wish You Were Here’ perfectly, yet it’s hard to get someone in the street who speaks english.
Swing your swing. Not some idea of a swing. Not a swing you saw on TV. Not that swing you wish you had. No, swing your swing. Capable of greatness. Prized only by you. Perfect in it’s imperfection. Swing your swing. I know, I did.
I commend to you the virtues of thrift and industry. In doing so, I do not wish you to be a “tightwad,” if you will pardon that expression, or to be a freeloader, or anything of the kind.
Stretch the bow to the very full, and you will wish you had stopped in time.
Do for one what you wish you could do for everyone.
A goal is different from a wish. You may wish to be rich, but there’s no responsibility for it. With a goal, it’s on you to achieve it.
Never be afraid to fall apart because it is an opportunity to rebuild yourself the way you wish you had been all along.
Rae Smith
Don’t you wish you could take a single childhood memory and blow it up into a bubble and live inside it forever?
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. I wish you Happy New Year and diary full of best stories ever written in your life.
I wish you to be persuaded that success in your art depends almost entirely on your own industry; but the industry which I principally recommend is not the industry of the hands, but of the mind.
There’s always something in the game you wish you would have done different. That’s why players improve, because they learn from what they did before. They might have been guessing before, but now they know.
I do not wish you to act from these truths; no, still and always act from your feelings; only meditate often on these truths that sometime or other they may become your feelings.
It is better to have had your wish than to have wish you had.
Patrick Cranshaw
I look forward to hosting an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan here at the White House later this week, and wish you a blessed month.
Good luck, little Wanderer, good luck. How I wish you didn’t need it.
I wish you all a long and happy life
Sometimes you just wish you could make a film and then have it on DVD so you can see your mom. But, no, I’ve never really had that moment. Not really. Not seriously.
Saki says that youth is like hors d’oeuvres: you are so busy thinking of the next courses you don’t notice it. When you’ve had them, you wish you’d had more hors d’oeuvres.
When I was a teenager, I was so dumb my mamma knocked me off the porch with a broom. You wish you had so good a mamma.
IВ wish you a tolerable Thursday. That’s all any of us can hope for.
One of my first records that I heard was ‘Wish You Were Here’ by Pink Floyd.
He bends over to untie his shoes. “So, have you been ostracized from your little crowd of devotees?” “No,” I say automatically. Then I add, “Maybe. But they aren’t my devotees.” “Please. They’re like the Cult of Four.” I can’t help but laugh. “Jealous? Wish you had a Cult of Psychopaths to call your very own?
To those of you who seek lost objects of history, I wish you the best of luck. They’re out there, and they’re whispering.
God, do I hate my little fat tits. You ever pinch your little meat tits and wish you were dead? You ever just stand naked in the mirror. “You little fat-titted mediocre failure!” You ever do that for 3 hours on New Year’s Eve.
…there was only one thing that interested her and that was getting into bed with men whenever she’d the chance. And I warned her straight. ‘You’ll be sorry one day, my girl, and wish you’d got me back’.
The majority of my fans have been amazing & supportive. But I am in shock and ashamed of many of my ‘fans’ who are standing firm in their stance that I am ‘less than’ them because of my sexual orientation. To those who feel this way: I gladly show you the door and wish you well on your journey.
You keep worrying you’re taking up too much space. I wish you’d let yourself be the milky way.
You’ll swoop from incredible highs when you’re just glad to be alive, to those lows when you wish you were dead. And just when you start thinking that you’ve accepted who you are, that changes, too. Because who you are is not permanent
‘O Tiger-lily,’ said Alice… ‘I wish you could talk!’ ‘We can talk,’ said the Tiger-lily: ‘when there’s anybody worth talking to.”
I wish you the best that can be hoped for, and no worse than can be expected.
I wish you the beast of luck!
When you get to heaven, you will wish you were in hell.
I loved the filthy, gorgeous rawness of Charles Jeffrey. You just wish you could be young enough and cool enough to be part of his gang. That’s what fashion‘s all about.
I wish you didn’t have to design so often. Try to do quality and cut down on quantity. I think fashion is very, very important.
A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.
Life gives to all the choice. You can satisfy yourself with mediocrity if you wish. You can be common, ordinary, dull, colorless, or yyou can channel your life so that it will be clean, vibrant, useful, progressive, colorful, and rich.
You should never apologize for existing, Lev. Not even to all those people out there who wish you didn’t.
It’s not knowing that drives you mad. It’s imaging things that you wish you couldn’t think up all by yourself.
Mark (McGwire), you know I love you. It’s been unbelievable. I wish you could be here with me today. I know you are watching me and I know you have the same feelings for me as I have for you in my heart.
I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising.
The late F. W. H. Myers used to tell how he asked a man at a dinner table what he thought would happen to him when he died. The man tried to ignore the question, but, on being pressed, replied: “Oh well, I suppose I shall inherit eternal bliss, but I wish you wouldn’t talk about such unpleasant subjects.”
Love the calling you have, not the one you wish you had.
Let your child be the teenager he or she wants to be, not the adolescent you were or wish you had been.
By the time I’m finished with you, you’re gonna wish you felt this good again.
Even through my good-looking youth, I wasn’t called on for any romantic parts, which is okay. What I was called on to do, I enjoyed doing. The funny thing about life is that if you live long enough, I think, you’ll get every wish you ever had. It’ll all come true.
Do not ask for what you will wish you had not got.
I sincerely wish you may find it convenient to come here. the pleasure of the trip will be less than you expect, but the utility greater. it will make you adore your own country, it’s soil, it’s climate, it’s equality, liberty, laws, people & manners. my god! how little do my countrymen know.
The only one interested in hearing your sad story is . . . you; and even you wish you didn’t have to relive it again!
Then in the interest of full honesty, I really wish you’d kiss me right now.
I wish you would grow to the understanding that you choose heterosexuality.
Dating is horrible, it’s awful. I don’t get it. It’s like you’re standing there: ‘Hi. Do you want to have sex and later wish you hadn’t?’ It’s horrible. And it’s awkward at 42 because I don’t have the body or the drive. I just sit in the car and hope somebody gets in.
well i think its quite obvious that if you’re going to rely on something to carry your wishes, you might as well know where exactly it has come from and where it intends on going
Tell it fast before you get scared and silence yourself. You’ll never wish you’d held back a little more.
Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom. The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
It’s much better to be apart and wish you were together than to be together and wish you were apart.
One of the findings that really interests me is that, although we think we ACT because of the way we FEEL, we often FEEL because of the way we ACT. So an almost uncanny way to change your feelings is to act the way you WISH you felt.
I have too much product, and I’m trying to rein it in and sell more of my main collection. I wish you didn’t have to design so often; it would be good if you could keep on selling the same things for a few years and not have to do new things all the time.
Letters are false really – they are expressions of the way you wish you were instead of the way you are.
God, I wish you could have been there.
Learn more about yourself! Make a self-esteem collage using pictures of other people you wish you were.
President Obama came to visit me in the hospital. He said, ‘I wish you were still in the Senate; I need your help.’ I’m not certain I can help on everything. Maybe some things.
Some things youll never know, and some things youll wish you never knew.
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
You’re learning the whole time. Halfway through a movie, you’ve got a lot of ideas, a lot of things that maybe you’ve learned and that you then wish you could apply, but you can’t. You just have to finish the movie in that world that you’re in. Maybe what you’ve learned you can apply somewhere else.
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.
Read at least one book a month. This is self-serving, obviously. It’s a proven fact that people who read buy more books than people who don’t read. In truth, I wish you’d read ten books a month, or at least buy that many.
When I was with Yoav, everything in me that had been sitting stood up. He had a way of looking at me with a kind of unabashed directness that made me shiver. It’s something amazing to feel that for the first time someone is seeing you as you really are, not as they wish you, or you wish yourself, to be.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Madam, you’re making history, in fact, you’re making me, and I wish you’d keep my hands to yourself