Quotations on Wishing

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The professional world was much more unpleasant than I thought. I was always wishing I could get back that enthusiasm I had when I was doing shows at college.
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Keywords: Thought, Enthusiasm, College, Wishing, World)

The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from, is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing to obtain possession of goods, but as people being unwilling to part with something which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods.
- Paul Dirac
(Keywords: People, Being, Income, Possession, Suffering, Wishing, World)

An author who sets about to depict events of the past that have run their course is suspected of wishing to avoid the problems of the present day, of being, in other words, a reactionary.
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Keywords: Being, Day, Events, Past, Present, Problems, Wishing, Words)

The rest of the world cares about how we conduct our affairs because they then take that lead. We're the only leader in the world today. Some are wishing us well, others think that we're down and are not going to get back up again, but they are all watching with great interest to see how we conduct our business over the next couple of years.
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Keywords: Business, Leader, Interest, Today, Wishing, World, Years)

But, when the work was finished, the Craftsman kept wishing that there were someone to ponder the plan of so great a work, to love its beauty, and to wonder at its vastness.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
(Keywords: Love, Work, Beauty, Wishing, Wonder)

The system adopted in the Latin American instrument proves that, although no state can obligate another to join such a zone, neither can one prevent others wishing to do so from adhering to a regime of total absence of nuclear weapons within their own territories.
- Alfonso G. Robles
(Keywords: Absence, American, State, Weapons, Wishing, Zone)

At early previews, the theater gossips are there, wishing you ill every night. They don't grant you any slack. Agents are in from Hollywood. Your friends are there. People who are going to spread the word-of-mouth. If something doesn't work, everyone will know.
- Peter Stone
(Keywords: Work, People, Friends, Hollywood, Night, Theater, Will, Wishing, Word)

We're kind of wishing some parents would come back. And of course we're uneasy about the fact that we wish they'd come back - I mean, what's wrong with us?
- David Foster Wallace
(Keywords: Fact, Parents, Wishing, Wrong)

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