Wishes Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Wishes

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


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 ~


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


Any woman who wishes to smash into the world of men isn't very feminine.
~By Ida Lupino ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By Judy Collins ~


The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
~By Martin Luther ~


And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
~By Camille Paglia ~


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 ~


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


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


Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were.
~By Andre Malraux ~


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.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


Why can't the state accede to the public's wishes?
~By Antonin Scalia ~


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 ~


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 megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is no doubt that now, more than ever, we must work to end our dependence on foreign oil sources. But we cannot do so by ignoring the wishes of the coastal communities that oppose drilling.
~By Elizabeth Dole ~


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


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 ~


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


If a lecturer, he wishes to be heard; if a writer, to be read. He always hopes for a public beyond that of the long-suffering wife.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener, that he will cultivate them extensively, even against the wishes of his employer; and, in many instances, rather leave his situation than give up the growth of his favourite flower.
~By Robert Fortune ~


So, it becomes an exercise in futility if you write something that does not express the film as the director wishes. It's still their ball game. It's their show. I think any successful composer learns how to dance around the director's impulses.
~By Danny Elfman ~


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 ~


Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


In my opinion, the form of Government may be different in different countries, according to their circumstances, their wishes, their wants. England loves her Queen, and has full motive to do so.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


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 ~


English policy may not yet have made the definite decision to attack us; but it doubtless wishes, by all and every means, even the most extreme, to hinder every further expansion of German international influence and of German maritime power.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


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


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


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


I don't feel like a dream girl, but I think it's really nice. I guess a part of me wishes I got that sort of attention in my real life. Because in my real life, I'm this weird, dorky girl who just hangs out with her dog.
~By Alicia Silverstone ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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


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


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


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 ~


We wish that all countries around the world honor our wishes and our Jihad, and we avoid interfering in their business.
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


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 ~


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


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


You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


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


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 ~


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


Everyone wishes to have truth on his side, but not everyone wishes to be on the side of truth.
~By Richard Whately ~


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


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.
~By Michelle Kwan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
~By Aristotle ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Ideas any one can mould as he wishes.
~By Josiah Royce ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Art is about expressing the true nature of the human spirit in whatever way one wishes to express it. If it is honest, it is beautiful. If it is not honest, it is obvious.
~By Corin Nemec ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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

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