Wishing For Things Quotes by H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Alexander Woollcott, Kristin Cashore, Lauren Oliver, George Eliot, Helen Steiner Rice and many others.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didn’t spend half our time wishing.
I must stop wishing for things to happen. Because something will happen eventually, and when it does, I’ll be bound to wish it hadn’t.
i suppose that’s the secret, if you’re ever wishing for things to back the way they were. You just have to look up.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
Stop wishing for things you complain you have not, and start making the best of all that you’ve got.