"Not for any grand cause, necessarily-but for something that tugs at your heart, something that's your aspiration, something that's your dream."
Author Unknown, Dream Big
"When we get older, some of us lose our dreams and our ambitions, and are content to accept mediocrity."
Catherine Pulsifer, What We Believe
"Great minds have purposes, others have wishes."
"A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought."
Jean De La Bruyère
"A man will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone."
"Stop the mindless wishing that things would be different. Rather than wasting time and emotional and spiritual energy in explaining why we don't have what we want, we can start to pursue other ways to get it."
"A wish is a desire without an attempt."
"Set aside a fraction of your time to carry out your dreams and ambitions."
Michael Lee, Use Your Time Wisely!
"Wishing consumes as much energy as planning."
"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes."
"Many of us spend half our time wishing for things we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing."
"Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified. "
"The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds."