We never had planned to hijack a ship. We never thought of any war plans outside the Palestinian lands. We wished that the program had not failed and then the warriors could have achieved their goals.
God expects from men something more than at such times and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress.
I came into politics because I wished to change things. You can't do that by lying to people you have to educate and persuade and carry them with you - and it's often a long haul.
There are times as a parent when you realize that your job is not to be the parent you always imagined you'd be the parent you always wished you had. Your job is to be the parent your child needs given the particulars of his or her own life and nature.
I got a call this morning and it was from Nancy Kerrigan wishing me luck. She wished me luck and sent me all her good wishes.
These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished.
The fact that he didn't get credit for a while is more the story of social injustice. But his own spirit wasn't driven by that and wasn't dependent upon that. He just wished he had the cash to go to medical school.
In December 1998 I considered myself an expert on love. I was almost a year into a relationship one that had grown more slowly than I had wished but once it flowered it was much more stimulating than any marriage or relationship I had known.
In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man rather than the applause of thousands of people.
If you wished to be loved love.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately to front only the essential facts of life and see if I could not learn what it had to teach and not when I came to die discover that I had not lived.
Flying back from New York the flight attendant said 'God I wished you were here yesterday we had a stroke on the plane. I said if I have a stroke on a plane I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane. I want a real doctor.
We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word?
In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures.
The good things of prosperity are to be wished but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.
I wished to God the doctor had handed me a pamphlet that said 'Hey sorry about the autism but here's a step-by-step list on what to do next.' But doctors don't do that. They say 'sorry' and move you along.
I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.
To the citizens of Israel I say: we have passed difficult years faced the most painful experiences and overcame them. The future lies before us. We are required to take difficult and controversial steps but we must not miss the opportunity to try to achieve what we have wished for for so many years: security tranquillity and peace.
The old Romans all wished to have a king over them because they had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.
I don't know what religious people do. I kind of wished I'd been a Christian with the blind faith that God is doing the right thing. As a Buddhist you feel like you have more control over the situation and that you can change your karma.
After that he turned to the question of invading England. Hitler said that during the previous year he could not afford to risk a possible failure apart from that he had not wished to provoke the British as he hoped to arrange peace talks.
Whatever dreams I have wished have come true.
So if you're a robot and you're living on this planet you can do things that you can't do in real life - things that you wished you could do: like fly like have a car that flies like have furniture that is alive.
In 1977 at least he wished to have people believe that he shared and was proud of an attitude toward women that is not acceptable in a politician. In 2003 all he has said is that he doesn't remember the interview.