Wishes Quotes

A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.

Dan Rather

A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.

C. S. Lewis

Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.

Henri Frederic Amiel

He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.

Leonardo da Vinci

Ideas any one can mould as he wishes.

Josiah Royce

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

Aristotle

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

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 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

Wishes expand in direct proportion to the resources available for their gratification.

Robert Dato

I wish there were some cure, like the lover's leap, for all heads of which some single idea has obtained an unreasonable and irregular possession

Samuel Johnson

Every wish Is like a prayer--with God.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Updated On : December 03, 2012
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