Wishes Quotes

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

Sitting Bull

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.

Christopher Columbus

God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.

Mohandas Gandhi

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.

John Adams

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.

George A. Sheehan

Everyone wishes to have truth on his side, but not everyone wishes to be on the side of truth.

Richard Whately

Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.


Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.

Jonathan Swift

Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.

Nikita Khrushchev

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.

George Ade

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

Lily Tomlin

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.


Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.

Miguel de Cervantes

Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.

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