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We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated
by Abdoulaye Wade

We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated
in the century in which they live.
- Abdoulaye Wade

Education for all seems to be the product of a type
of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual.
- Abdoulaye Wade

We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
- Abdoulaye Wade

Democracy is constructed like an edifice,
freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
- Abdoulaye Wade

 

A small child from a developing country has the advantage,
from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind,
which constitute a sure advantage over the little African
child who has never even held a modern toy.
- Abdoulaye Wade

The teacher that I was for decades, and that I still am in a certain way,
wondered what was meant by the word education.
I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing
with such an essential and extensive subject.
- Abdoulaye Wade

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life is to be taken lightly
by those who wish to be happy
and by those who wish to age gracefully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

We can change our lives.
We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
- Tony Robbins

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves.
- Trieu Thi Trinh

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

Do not wish to be anything but what you are,
and try to be that perfectly.
- St. Francis De Sales

Be as you wish to seem.
- Socrates

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
- Anonymous

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

A dream is a wish your heart makes.
- The Supremes

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I do not wish to treat friendships daintily,
but with roughest courage.
When they are real, they are
not glass threads or frost-work,
but the solidest thing we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa

I wish you a tea and jammies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wish you a rainbows and butterflies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

I wish you a magical white rabbit kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

Money is only a tool.
It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not
replace you as the driver.
- Ayn Rand

In critical moments men sometimes see
exactly what they wish to see.
- the character Spock of the television series Star Trek

My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage,
and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
- Carly Fiorina

If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready.
The first one, too, was made out of chaos.
- Robert Quillen

I would love a family.
I'm at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger.
But who knows.
- Cameron Diaz

I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause,
does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
- Hesiod

I only wish that ordinary people
had an unlimited capacity for doing harm;
then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
- Socrates

It is legal because I wish it.
- Louis XIV

You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall
those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
- Lewis B. Smedes

No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee,
I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'.
- Danielle Berry

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned
by that which charmed their fathers.
- Aldous Huxley

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be,
since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
- Thomas Kempis

What then is time? If no one asks me,
I know what it is.
If I wish to explain it to him who asks,
I do not know.
- Saint Augustine

I believe totally in a Capitalist System,
I only wish that someone would try it.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s,
and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies.
- Lionel Blue

I wish I had the nerve not to tip.
- Paul Lynde

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
- Edgar Allan Poe

This revision of the Constitution will not be perfect.
But at least the Constitution will not be inflexible.
It will be a step towards the Social Europe which we wish.
- Laurent Fabius


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