Wishes Quotes

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

Richard Whately

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

George A. Sheehan

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

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

Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

Sitting Bull

He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Don J. Manuel

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

Don J. Manuel

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 wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.

Niccolo Machiavelli

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

William Collins

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

John Calvin

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

Edward Gibbon

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

Daniel Webster

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 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

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

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

Benjamin Franklin

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 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

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Updated On : December 03, 2012
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