"We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified."
by:
Aesop
(c. 550 B.C.) legendary Greek fabulist
Source:
The Old Man and Death
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 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Some desires are more pleasurable as fantasy ... Reality is often a slap n the face. ;-)
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Be careful what you wish for.
     -- jim k, austin     
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    Very true of King Midas
     -- Barry Cohen, NYC     
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    But we are more often sorry when the wishes others make on our behalf are gratified. Liberty is the ability to make your own choices and then living with them, not being subjected to the mistakes of others. I give only two stars because this quote is a half-truth.
     -- Justin, Elkland     
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    So true Justin for we are suffering now because of the wishes of others last November.
     -- cal, lewisville, tx     
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    I wish that the Creators' will be done and that he'd do it himself, leaving it up to us (mankind) has worked out miserably so far.
     -- Anon     
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    I LOVE THIS. AND IT IS SO TRUE!
     -- BRENDA, RICHLAND     
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