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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By Charles Tupper ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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.
~By Klaus Kinski ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


All physical systems can be thought of as registering and processing information, and how one wishes to define computation will determine your view of what computation consists of.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


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 ~


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


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


No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesn't mean only artistic creativity, although that's part of it. It means being yourself, not just complying with the wishes of other people.
~By Matt Groening ~


Were one merely to seek information, one should inquire of the man who hates, but if one wishes to know what truly is, one better ask the one who loves.
~By Hermann Broch ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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