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Wishes Quotes

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Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Related topics: Wisdom

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

Anyone is free who lives as he wishes to live.
- Epictetus

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well
wishes it for my sake.
- Anonymous

 

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live,
it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
- Oscar Wilde

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
- Willa Cather

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Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils,
as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
- Ambrose Bierce

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained
only because the alternative is worse.
- George A. Sheehan

The way for a young man to rise is
to improve himself in every way he can,
never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
- Abraham Lincoln

Love wishes to perpetuate itself.
Love wishes for immortality.
- Mortimer Adler

I write journals and would recommend journal writing
to anyone who wishes to pursue a writing career.
You learn a lot.
You also remember a lot...
and memory is important.
- Judy Collins

I think that public service is tough on a family -
no ifs,
ands, buts about it.
I have my own personal wishes, but they're not always front and center.
- Maria Shriver

If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets.
If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
- Douglas Horton

I am your fairy tale.
Your dream.
Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your
hunger and your food and your drink.
- Klaus Kinski

The Iranian regime doesn't express the wishes and values of the Iranian people.
- Moshe Katsav

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all
he wishes to in this world,
and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
- Christopher Columbus

I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which
his own wishes are concerned.
- Daniel Webster

I got a call this morning, and it was from Nancy Kerrigan,
wishing me luck.
She wished me luck and sent me all her good wishes.
- Michelle Kwan

He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We have reiterated on many occasions that China wishes
to establish and develop long-term,
good-neighbourly and friendly relations with all countries in south Asia.
- Li Peng

Although one may fail to find happiness in theatrical life,
one never wishes to give it up after having once tasted its fruits.
- Anna Pavlova

I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings,
which I regret more than any other of my life.
- Andrew Jackson

She didn't leave any written instructions.
She has verbally expressed her wishes to me and other people.
- Michael Schiavo

The trouble with most people is that they think with
their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
- Will Durant

We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving,
and we all have the power to make wishes come true,
as long as we keep believing.
- Louisa May Alcott

That children shall be compelled to receive religious
instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents,
is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest.
- Charles Tupper

The most important and urgent problems of the technology
of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary
needs or of archetypal wishes,
but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday.
- Dennis Gabor

The problem with most people is that they think with
their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds.
- Walter Duranty

I try and write the way things happen.
I don't try and fulfill people's wishes.
- Harvey Pekar

Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.
- Mary Martin

When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths,
it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
- Sun Tzu

A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, -
a mere heart of stone.
- Charles Darwin

Oh may He look on us with love and pity and then we
shall be able to do anything He wishes us to do,
no matter how difficult to accomplish or painful to our feeling.
- Catherine McAuley

Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them.
- Carlo Goldoni

Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
- Voltaire

The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty,
and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised,
the latter lest he be plundered.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

I pop gum.
My parents get so annoyed with me.
I know my dad wishes he never taught me how to do that.
- Hilary Duff

Men admire the man who can organize
their wishes and thoughts
in stone and wood and steel and brass.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that
not everybody wishes you well.
- Dan Rather

My first husband, yes, I eloped with him from Hungary
against my mother's wishes.
- Eva Gabor

It is the hope of the European Union that Ariel Sharon
will keep the peace process alive and continue the
dialogue according to the wishes of all the parties involved.
- Goran Persson

If a man wishes to truly not be written about,
he would do well not to write letters to 18-year-old girls,
inviting them into his life.
- Joyce Maynard

Of course the other and more serious way in which it
all happens is that one finds in poems and language
some quality one appropriates for oneself and wishes to reproduce.
- Robert Fitzgerald

Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.
- Ludwig von Mises

A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
- Jean de la Bruyere

The tragic case of Terri Schiavo in Florida highlights
the importance of making our health-care wishes known.
- Bill Nelson

He who receives money in trust to administer for the benefit of its owner,
and uses it either for his own interest or against
the wishes of its rightful owner,
is a thief.
- Jose Marti

Diligence is the mother of good fortune,
and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to
the goal of any of his best wishes.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Our country is blessed with a democratic political
system that is sensitive to the wishes of our people.
- Denzil Douglas

Men try to run life according to their wishes;
life runs itself according to necessity.
- Jean Toomer

Aside from rabid Islamists, no one who wishes to be
taken seriously can publicly say anything bad about
the old Jews of Europe without sounding like reactionary troglodytes.
- Jack Schwartz

Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.
- Ovid

Destiny has two ways of crushing us -
by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

He put in your heart certain wishes and plans;
in my heart,
he put other different desires.
- Sitting Bull

It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire;
for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
- Heraclitus

No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived,
but most of them wish they were the only one alive,
and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.
- W. H. Auden

He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have.
- Don J. Manuel

One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task
entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something,
even though the final result is often small indeed.
- Max Webber

No matter how happily a woman may be married,
it always pleases her to discover that there is a really
nice man who wishes she were not.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

If I correctly understand the goal of American policy,
one wishes Russia to be a partner.
- Gerhard Schroder

A person should design the way he makes a living around
how he wishes to make a life.
- Charlie Byrd

Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes.
It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.
- Steven Cojocaru

The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent
about the introduction of opium,
and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited.
- Townsend Harris

Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.
- Nikita Khrushchev

America lives in the heart of every man everywhere
who wishes to find a region where he will be free to
work out his destiny as he chooses.
- Woodrow Wilson

When all of your wishes are granted,
many of your dreams will be destroyed.
- Marilyn Manson

People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry,
and that's a mistake.
One should wish to celebrate more than one wishes to be celebrated.
- Lucille Clifton

It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down,
so to speak, a real person by an ideal,
since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.
- Alfred Adler

Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.
- Charles Caleb Colton

All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.
- Sophocles


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