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Resume: a written exaggeration of only the good things a person has done in the past, as well as a wish list of the qualities a person would like to have.
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
If we really wish to put an end to our ongoing international and social problems we must eventually declare Earth and all of its resources as the common heritage of all the world's people.
If I have not the power to put myself in the place of other people, but must be continually burrowing inward, I shall never be the magnanimous creative person I wish to be. Yet I am hypnotized by the workings of the individual, alone, and am continually using myself as a specimen.
Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.
I wish to lead a life free from care, and I see that I shall be unhappy if I cannot always work at my art.
I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'
We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
The bravest person I've ever met was a young boy going through massive amounts of treatment for a very rare, complex and unpleasant disease. I last saw him at a Discworld convention, where he chose to take part in a game as an assassin. He died not long afterwards, and I wish I had his fortitude and sense of style.
Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
My dad was a very quiet person, and unbelievably tough. But my grandmother gave me my first look at negative thinking to bring about positive results. When I was just a little guy, anytime I came to my grandmother and said I wish for this or that, Grandma would say, 'If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.'
I haven't figured out why people like what they like. I don't know. I wish I did. I could sell that to everybody, man, and be a millionaire.
Sometimes I wish I were just magically a size 6 and I never had to give it a single thought.
Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
The problems of language here are really serious. We wish to speak in some way about the structure of the atoms. But we cannot speak about atoms in ordinary language.
If we wish to preserve a free society, it is essential that we recognize that the desirability of a particular object is not sufficient justification for the use of coercion.
Friedrich August von Hayek
People who wish to go into the future should have two skills to succeed - the ability to deal with people and the ability to sell.
I wish I knew why I am so anguished.
Dreams do come true, if we only wish hard enough, You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.
James M. Barrie
I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground.
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.
To me, breakfast is my most important meal. It's often the meal you play a game on. I make sure I have oatmeal, milk, and fruit. It's the fuel you use to hopefully do your best, so eating right is a big part of being a professional athlete. I wish I paid more attention to it earlier in my life.
Music bypasses the brain and goes straight to the heart. I wish my life had more of it.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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