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wishful thinking Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about wishful thinking
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“So many old and lovely things are stored in the world’s attic because we don’t want them around us and we don’t dare throw them out.”
John Steinbeck
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The Winter of Our Discontent
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dreams
procrastination
wishful thinking
irresolution
concepts
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“Life would be a lot easier if conversations were rewindable and erasable, like videos.”
Rebecca Bloomwood
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“Peace is not something you wish for; it’s something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away!”
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“Death and what came after death was no great mystery to Sabriel. She just wished it was.”
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“And that was what destroyed you in the end: the longing for something you could never have.”
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“Our minds sometimes see what our hearts wish were true.”
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“The one thing he might want to ask God for was to let him go home . . . But they wouldn’t let him go home.”
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“Amy had said that she hoped there was lime Jell-O in heaven because she couldn’t go an eternity without it. We’d laughed so hard green gelatin sprayed out of our mouths.”
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“It was a curious feeling, that something could be so close and so distant at the same time.”
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Many universal themes are addressed in this little book. Willfulness is mentioned first because I think it ties with the ending theme of original sin (which is a story about willfulness.) The child attempts to determine if she is a willful child, the cat confirms that she is. The child then concludes “willful is what I want to be… something special.”
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“It is no good wishing for what was not to be.”

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