I Wish Quotes

  • I felt that it was my mission to see to it that black talent had an opportunity to get national television exposure.
  • I get a little cranky with the whole business about kids not having attention spans. This reminds me of the usual business of thinking that the next generation is hopeless. Every generation has said that about every younger generation.
  • I like writing historical fiction.
  • On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. Its enactment, following the longest continuous debate in the history of the U.S. Senate, enshrined into law the basic principle upon which our country was founded: that all people are created equal.
  • Call no man happy until he is dead, but only lucky.
  • I want to thank God, obviously for the health, for the talent He's given me, for my family who supports me, for the things that basketball's taught me on and off the court. For the people that I've been able to meet through the game of basketball.
  • If your environment keeps draining your energy, it's like having a leaky bank account, where any money you're putting into the bank, such as by seeing an energy healer, keeps slipping out. You have to change your environment, including any harmful beliefs, before the energy can stay high.
  • I get along with all the women singers, but especially Dolly Parton. We talk the same hillbilly language.
  • I want to reach a wide variety of people.
  • I want to talk about jobs and health care and pension security and what we're going to do to stop the brain drain in Ohio and make it possible for our young people to stay here and build a life in Ohio rather than in Pennsylvania or West Virginia or God knows where.
  • I want to use my music to deliver a political message and sometimes to denounce, but I don't want to be a politician.
  • As long as Muslims were confident they could not be defeated, but now we are just puppets.
  • I want to set up orphanages for underprivileged and abused children.
  • His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world.
  • Even as a kid, I'd have a recorder, and I'd lean it up against a TV and record 'I Love Lucy.' I loved hearing the audience laughing. It was really exciting to me.
  • I shall proceed from the simple to the complex. But in war more than in any other subject we must begin by looking at the nature of the whole; for here more than elsewhere the part and the whole must always be thought of together.
  • I want to show my personality through my designs and stay pretty anonymous outside the industry.
  • I want to position my books as premium-priced versions on the reasonably-priced scale, if that makes sense, to find a sweet spot between the high-end of what my brand can support and the low end that results in impulse purchases and maximum sales volume.
  • I want to say, embrace your sexuality, own it, be confident, but you don't have to show everything. Respect yourself, and make others respect you.
  • I want to release six songs, let people listen to those, let them chill for a second, do a tour, release another six songs, chill for a second and then take my favorite four, put them on the album, and add some more.
  • Science consists exactly of those forms of knowledge that can be verified and duplicated by anybody.
  • I love contemporary North American fiction and short fiction. My favorite writer is Jonathan Franzen, and my favorite writers of short fiction are George Saunders and Alice Munro.
  • I get breakfast when everyone else is on their lunch break. I usually go to Dimes, which is a short walk from my apartment. Usually, I'll have chia pudding or an acai bowl and toast and sausage.
  • I want to run with the best, that's how I've always lived.
  • I want to state clearly that I am a humanitarian, not an activist. I do not follow any agendas - only that of humanity, not only in Saudi Arabia, but all over the world.
  • I want to remind people that the Nazis weren't able to take the Jews to the crematoriums immediately. The German people wouldn't have allowed for it. Instead, the Nazis had to change public opinion. They marginalized the Jewish people, disparaged them, and made them objects of contempt.
  • I want to stand by my country, but I cannot vote for war.
  • I want to thank my mum, my daddy, my coach, my teacher, everybody in my life.
  • I want to use every tool in the toolbox that's at our disposal to help our economy and put people back to work.
  • I want to tell girls, it's not about make-up and how you look that's important; you are so much more than how you look.
  • I want to travel overseas and help out people all over the world.
  • I want to reach as many people as I can.
  • I want to show people that environmentalism can be fun!
  • I want to thank the pioneering women who years ago opened the doors of politics in Costa Rica. My government will be open to all Costa Ricans of good faith.
  • I want to try to prove the world wrong - that you can run and win in the NBA, and you can win big if you keep running. The problem is, can you run for 82 games every minute, every possession of every game?
  • The problem with Myspace was always that it was never as strong a product as it needed to be. It left itself vulnerable to competition. It was only a matter of time before someone created something better.
  • I want to say thanks to the Chelsea fans because I have seen them very, very happy with me for joining Chelsea.
  • People in this room must have back problems, I'm sure some of us do, and it is really, really one of the worst pains and debilitating parts of your body that you can actually have because you really can't do anything in your life when you have it.
  • The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
  • I want to sing like Aretha Franklin. Before her I wanted the technical ability of Ella Fitzgerald.
  • I want to see Christian fiction speak to the hard and real issues that tear people's lives apart.
  • Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
  • I want to score in every game and win things. That's the most important thing.
  • The president's budget proposals have neglected water infrastructure.
  • I would love to have twins - a girl and a boy - but who knows if that would happen. It would be my ideal situation. Wham, bam, be done with it.
  • The only reason to be with somebody is that they make you a better person and you make them a better person.
  • I want to speak up and tell you that mascara and clothes don't make you cool, neither do name-brand handbags, but being a leader can.
  • I want to spend as much time as I can with my family, yet I'm aware of having to bring home the bacon.