Wishes Quotes

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.

Martin Van Buren

Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

Diane Arbus

But now, severed from the companion of my infancy, the partaker of all my thoughts, my cares, and my wishes, I was like one set afloat upon a stormy sea, hanging his safety upon a plank; night was closing upon him, and an unexpected surge had torn him from his hold and overwhelmed him forever.

Charles Brockden Brown

I will go about, from kingdom to kingdom, training many disciples. They heedful, resolute doing my teachings despite your wishes, will go where, having gone, there's no grief.

Gautama Buddha

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

If a man could have just half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.

Benjamin Franklin

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
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