Wishes Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Wishes

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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students.
~By Felix Bloch ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes. If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney, it's up to you to do it.
~By Richard M. Hunt ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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.
~By Jose Marti ~


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


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 ~

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