Wishes Quotes

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.

Washington Irving

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

H. L. Mencken

Oh may He look on us with love and pity and then we shall be able to do anything He wishes us to do, no matter how difficult to accomplish or painful to our feeling.

Catherine McAuley

The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.

Hannah Arendt

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

Will Durant

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

Euripides

Were one merely to seek information, one should inquire of the man who hates, but if one wishes to know what truly is, one better ask the one who loves.

Hermann Broch

When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed.

Marilyn Manson

Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained

C.S. Lewis

I wish I had an answer to that, because I'm tired of answering that question

Yogi Berra

Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals "love" them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.

Edwin Way Teale

It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Our blunders mostly come from letting our wishes interpret our duties

Alexander MacLaren

I do not wish to give up the power of personal arms and be defenseless against those who will ever and always keep and bear arms those in crime and those in government.

Robert W. Burke

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Updated On : December 03, 2012
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