"Between the wish and the thing life lies waiting."
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"My only wish is that my wishes be at rest."
"The wishing gate opens into nothing."
"Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity."
"If wishes were horses then beggars would ride."
"Some people develop a wishbone where their backbone should be."
"Wishing of all strategies, is the worst."
"We would often be sorry if our wishes were granted."
"A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward."
"A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought."
"To do nothing evil is good; to wish nothing evil is better."
"DATO'S LAW. Wishes expand in direct proportion to the resources available for their gratification."
"A wish is a desire without an attempt."
"Beware what you set your heart upon. For it shall surely be yours."
"A man, when he wishes, is the master of his fate."
"If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles."
"Industry need not wish."
"We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have what we wished for."
"If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride."
"Let us act on what we have, since we have not what we wish."
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