Wishes Quotes

We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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.

Louisa May Alcott

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.

Richard V. Allen

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

Euripides

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.

Earl Warren

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.

Elizabeth Dole

The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes.

Percy Ross

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.

Martin Luther

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.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Will Durant

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

Bill Nelson

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

Walter Duranty

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.

Townsend Harris

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.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

Charles Baudelaire

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.

Dennis Gabor

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.

Bertrand Russell

The Iranian regime doesn't express the wishes and values of the Iranian people.

Moshe Katsav

That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

James M. Barrie

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.

Charles Tupper

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

Steven Cojocaru

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.

Robert Fortune

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

Michael Schiavo

Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them.

Carlo Goldoni
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