Wishes Quotes

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.

Anton Seidl

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

Saint Augustine

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.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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.

Gilles Villeneuve

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.

Hans Urs von Balthasar

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.

Samuel Butler

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.

Joyce Maynard

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

Benjamin Franklin

If a lecturer, he wishes to be heard; if a writer, to be read. He always hopes for a public beyond that of the long-suffering wife.

Samuel E. Morison

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.

Judy Collins

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.

Maria Shriver

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

Daniel Webster

I got a call this morning, and it was from Nancy Kerrigan, wishing me luck. She wished me luck and sent me all her good wishes.

Michelle Kwan

I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery.

George Washington

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.

Klaus Kinski

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

Edward Gibbon

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

John Calvin

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

William Collins

He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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.

Jose Marti

He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have.

Don J. Manuel

He who advises you to be reserved to your friends wishes to betray you without witnesses.

Don J. Manuel

He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Sitting Bull
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