Wishes Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Wishes

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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.
~By Robert Fitzgerald ~


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.
~By Epictetus ~


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.
~By Goran Persson ~


Naturalism aimed at giving the primitive wishes full play but failed because these wishes are too primitive, too infantile, too inconsistent with themselves to be satisfied even by the greatest license.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people.
~By George Ade ~


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


It's so hard to know what to do when one wishes earnestly to do right.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.
~By Maimonides ~


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.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest!
~By William Collins ~


All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.
~By George Orwell ~


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.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
~By John Adams ~


If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


The poet enjoys the incomparable privilege of being able to be himself and others, as he wishes.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


If one looks at the different problems of the integral calculus which arise naturally when one wishes to go deep into the different parts of physics, it is impossible not to be struck by the analogies existing.
~By Henri Poincare ~


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.
~By Dennis Gabor ~


Canada has made a strong commitment as a partner in the International Space Station and, like the other partners, wishes to see the assembly of this unique orbiting laboratory continue.
~By Marc Garneau ~


Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
~By Euripides ~


The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes.
~By Percy Ross ~


Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
~By Saint Augustine ~


I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


There's a part of me that wishes I'd never said one single solitary word on any subject publicly. Then I could have been the tortured poet, and there's so much mileage in that. But it's too late to stop now.
~By Richard Thompson ~


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.
~By Maria Shriver ~


Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade, as indicated in the several resolutions of the House of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


When a child, my dreams rode on your wishes, I was your son, high on your horse, My mind a top whipped by the lashes Of your rhetoric, windy of course.
~By Stephen Spender ~


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


It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray, in the music and action which reveal it.
~By Maria Jeritza ~


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


If someone said to me that you can have three wishes, my first would have been to get into racing, my second to be in Formula 1, my third to drive for Ferrari.
~By Gilles Villeneuve ~


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.
~By Li Peng ~


Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land... the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!
~By Grey DeLisle ~


It always makes me sad when I think of how I saw Wagner wasting his vitality, not only by singing their parts to some of his artists, but acting out the smallest details, and of how few they were who were responsive to his wishes.
~By Anton Seidl ~


Under current law volunteers who are not working with an official nonprofit organization are not covered by the Volunteer Protection Act. Therefore, there are absolutely no legal protections for the average American who wishes to volunteer.
~By Jon Porter ~


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


An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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


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


That is ever the way. Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
~By J. M. Barrie ~


We imagined that the mildness of our government and the wishes of the people were so correspondent that we were not as other nations, requiring brutal force to support the laws.
~By Henry Knox ~


Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


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


Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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


That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
~By James M. Barrie ~


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


One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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.
~By Mary Catherine Bateson ~


A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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


If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
~By Winston Churchill ~


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


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


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


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.
~By Max Webber ~


Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like - and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.
~By Hector Hugh Munro ~


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


Agnes Darling, if such should be we never meet again, while firing my last shot, I will gently breathe the name of my wife - Agnes - and with wishes even for my enemies I will make the plunge and try to swim to the other shore.
~By Wild Bill Hickok ~


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


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


In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes the world to believe that he is. Thus we may say that the whole world is made up of appearances.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Eddie and I are overwhelmed by the amount of lovely well wishes. We are blessed and.... I'm Mrs. Cibrian!
~By LeAnn Rimes ~


Usually, those persons closest to the incoming President will be the main leaders of the Transition effort. They are most familiar with his policies and practices, and are able to interpret his wishes regarding the structure and staffing of the new Administration.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


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


Journalism wishes to tell what it is that has happened everywhere as though the same things had happened for every man. Poetry wishes to say what it is like for any man to be himself in the presence of a particular occurrence as though only he were alone there.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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.
~By Alfred Adler ~


The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
~By Aesop ~


I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation I should feel proud to do it, shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you engagements will allow you an hour and remain with best wishes for yourself, family and circuit.
~By John Hawley ~


However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
~By John Calvin ~


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.
~By Catherine McAuley ~


There is no requirement that police stop a person who enters a police station and states that he wishes to confess a crime or a person who calls the police to offer a confession because volunteered statements of any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment.
~By Earl Warren ~


I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting. That's how much a son wishes to avenge his father. That is how much two young people can love each other.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
~By David Seabury ~


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


We further decree that the Senate of the United States elect a prominent Democrat as their presiding officer, to act as President until the next election, and to reconstruct the Cabinet according to our wishes hereafter to be declared.
~By Joshua A. Norton ~


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.
~By W. H. Auden ~


He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
~By Lily Tomlin ~


A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
~By Demosthenes ~


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.
~By Lucille Clifton ~


If a dog doesn't put you first where are you both? In what relation? A dog needs God. It lives by your glances, your wishes. It even shares your humor. This happens about the fifth year. If it doesn't happen you are only keeping an animal.
~By Enid Bagnold ~


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


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.
~By Townsend Harris ~


We belong to the camp of peace. We believe in peace. We believe that our one God wishes us to live in peace and wishes peace upon us, for these are His teachings to all the followers of the three great monotheistic religions, the Children of Abraham.
~By King Hussein I ~


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


We believed that growth through Local Government, and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament, other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


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


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


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


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


God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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


If God wishes to reveal the love that he harbors for the world, this love has to be something that the world can recognize, in spite of, or in fact in, its being wholly other.
~By Hans Urs von Balthasar ~

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