Wishes For A Journey Quotes

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

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

Aristotle

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

Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.

Mary Martin

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

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Oscar Wilde

Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them.

Carlo Goldoni

Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.

Joseph Addison

People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry, and that's a mistake. One should wish to celebrate more than one wishes to be celebrated.

Lucille Clifton

Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.

Lawrence Durrell

Our country is blessed with a democratic political system that is sensitive to the wishes of our people.

Denzil Douglas

One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.

Aldous Huxley

One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something, even though the final result is often small indeed.

Max Webber

Of course the other and more serious way in which it all happens is that one finds in poems and language some quality one appropriates for oneself and wishes to reproduce.

Robert Fitzgerald

No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.

W. H. Auden

No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a really nice man who wishes she were not.

Mary Catherine Bateson

Naturalism aimed at giving the primitive wishes full play but failed because these wishes are too primitive, too infantile, too inconsistent with themselves to be satisfied even by the greatest license.

John Desmond Bernal

My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.

Joshua Chamberlain

Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.

Charles Caleb Colton

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