Wishes Quotes

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

Rabindranath Tagore

If wishes were horses, there would be an easy explanation for all this horseshit

Dave Barry

For the trouble with lying and decieving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.

Hannah Arendt

I believe in wishes and in a person's ability to make a wish come true, I really do. And a wish is more than a wish... it's a goal that your conscience and subconscience can help make reality.

Michael Jackson

Wishes expand in direct proportion to the resources available for their gratification.

Robert Dato

Like our shadows, Our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.

Edward Young

The public wishes itself to be managed like a woman; one must say nothing to it except what it likes to hear

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The fact is that people are good, if only their fundamental wishes are satisfied, their wish for affection and security. Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.

Abraham Maslow

He that humbleth himself wishes to be exaltedî

Friedrich Nietzsche

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.

Richard M. Hunt

Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.

Ludwig von Mises

Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

Willa Cather

When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.

Elizabeth Bowen

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.

Stephen Spender

What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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.

Hermann Broch

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

Aesop

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

Ahmed Yassin

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.

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.

Li Peng

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.

Joshua A. Norton

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.

King Hussein I

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.

Mary A. Ward
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