Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.
Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.
To create something from nothing is one of the greatest feelings, and I would - I don't know, I wish it upon everybody. It's heaven.
I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.
The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.
He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.
Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.
“I was somebody who never loved my hair. I had curly hair and wished it was straight.”
I give unto my wife my second best bed with the furniture.
I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question.