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“Man wishes woman to be peaceable, but in fact she is essentially warlike, like the cat.”
“To become wise, one must "wish" to have certain experiences and run, as it were, into their gaping jaws. This, of course, is very dangerous; many a wise guy has been swallowed.”
“A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.”
“Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science”
“Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life”
“Religion consists of a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain”
“Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes; lesser ones exist on wishes and inclinations.”
“If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
“Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.”
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