„You can't make your kids do anything. All you can do is make them wish they had. And then, they will make you wish you hadn't made them wish they had.“

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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Marshall B. Rosenberg2
US-amerikanischer Psychologe, Entwickler des Konzepts der "… 1934 - 2015

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„Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.“

—  Thomas à Kempis, buch Nachfolge Christi

Book I, ch. 16.
Quelle: The Imitation of Christ (c. 1418)

Giacomo Casanova Foto

„[Malipiero's advice to Casanova. ] If you wish your audience to cry, you must shed tears yourself, but if you wish to make them laugh you must contrive to look as serious as a judge.“

—  Giacomo Casanova Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice 1725 - 1798

Memoirs (trans. Machen 1894), book 1 (Venetian Years), chap. 14 http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/c/casanova/c33m/chapter14.html
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Jordan Peterson Foto

„You can't keep kids safe. The best thing that you can do is make them able and courageous. It's absolutely crucial.“

—  Jordan Peterson Canadian clinical psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of psychology 1962

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Terence McKenna Foto

„The real secret of magic is that the world is made of words, and that if you know the words that the world is made of you can make of it whatever you wish.“

—  Terence McKenna American ethnobotanist 1946 - 2000

"Alien Dreamtime" a multimedia event recorded live. (27 February 1993)

Edgar Allan Poe Foto

„If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.“

—  Edgar Allan Poe American author, poet, editor and literary critic 1809 - 1849

Marginalia http://www.easylit.com/poe/comtext/prose/margin.shtml (November 1844)
Variante: If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.

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Fred Astaire Foto

„Q: What great singers of the past do you wish had sung your music?“

—  Fred Astaire American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter 1899 - 1987

Dorothy Parker Foto
Bono Foto

„Sometimes you can't make it.
The best you can do is to fake it.
Sometimes you can't make it on your own.“

—  Bono Irish rock musician, singer of U2 1960

"Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own"
Lyrics, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (2004)

Wolfram von Eschenbach Foto

„How I wish I had your looks! If only you had some sense in you, God would have left you nothing to wish for.“

—  Wolfram von Eschenbach, buch Parzival

Ôwî wan wær dîn schœne mîn!
dir hete got den wunsch gegebn,
ob du mit witzen soldest lebn.
Bk. 3, st. 124, line 18; p. 74.
Parzival
Original: (fy) Ôwî wan wær dîn schœne mîn!<br/>dir hete got den wunsch gegebn,<br/>ob du mit witzen soldest lebn.

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„So, Damocles, since this life delights you, do you wish to taste it yourself and make trial of my fortune?“

—  Dionysius I of Syracuse Sicilian tyrant -430 - -367 v.Chr

As quoted by Cicero, in Tusculan disputations 5.61 as translated by Gavin Betts http://www.livius.org/sh-si/sicily/sicily_t11.html

Ernest Hemingway Foto

„When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.“

—  Ernest Hemingway, buch A Farewell to Arms

Quelle: A Farewell to Arms

John Flanagan Foto

„They will hurt the people you love. They will do anything to make you angry or emotional. But the only way you can make them suffer is to win. And to do that you must remain cool“

—  David Gemmell, buch Quest for Lost Heroes

Quelle: Drenai series, Quest for Lost Heroes, Ch. 4
Kontext: Never let anger, or outrage, or fear affect you. That is easy advice to give, but hard to follow. Men will bait you, they will laugh at you, they will jeer. But it is just noise, Kiall. They will hurt the people you love. They will do anything to make you angry or emotional. But the only way you can make them suffer is to win. And to do that you must remain cool.

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„Yo, if this piano's the cake then my words are the candles
Light it up, make a wish, and them angels will grant you“

—  Nas American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur 1973

Project Windows
On Albums, Nastradamus (1999)

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