„Wishing, of all employments, is the worst.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts, Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night IV, Line 71.
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„Employers do not wish to hire victims“

—  Nigel Cumberland British author and leadership coach 1967
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„…a fate I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy…“

—  Paul DiLascia American software developer 1959 - 2008
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„Death is not the worst evil, but rather when we wish to die and cannot.“

—  Sophocles, Electra
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„The manifesto had a paragraph on a wish and an aspiration, acknowledging that the Reserve Bank is independent and that there is no intention whatsoever to tamper or tinker with the independence of the central bank. The wish that is expressed is, that as it goes ahead with monetary policy machinations, it will keep an eye on employment.“

—  Cyril Ramaphosa 5th President of South Africa 1952
Answering a question by JSE chairperson Nyembezi-Heita in Rosebank, on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos, as quoted by Carien du Plessis in Ramaphosa and Magashule contradict each other on Reserve Bank nationalisation https://www.msn.com/en-za/money/politics/ramaphosa-and-magashule-contradict-each-other-on-reserve-bank-nationalisation/ar-BBSjJd5?ocid=spartanntp, Daily Maverick (17 January 2019)

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„This is the worst president ever. He is the worst president in all of American history.“

—  Helen Thomas American author and journalist 1920 - 2013
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„Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.“

—  Stendhal French writer 1783 - 1842
De L'Amour (On Love) (1822), Fragments

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„The worst of all states is the people's state.“

—  Pierre Corneille, Cinna
Cinna (1641), Le pire des États, c'est l'État populaire. Cinna, act II, scene i.

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„Do I wish I didn't say a few things nine years ago? Yes. But if that's the worst thing I ever did, I can live with it.“

—  Chris Berman American sportscaster 1955
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„As to pay, Sir, I beg leave to assure the Congress that as no pecuniary consideration could have tempted me to accept this arduous employment at the expense of my domestic ease and happiness, I do not wish to make any profit from it.“

—  George Washington first President of the United States 1732 - 1799
1770s, Acceptance speech after being "elected" by the Continental Congress as commander of the yet-to-be-created Continental Army http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/timeline/amrev/contarmy/accepts.html (15 June 1775)

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