Quotations on Wishes

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The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Friend, Man, Wishes, Wishing)

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Friend, Man, Wishes, Wishing)

If God wishes to reveal the love that he harbors for the world, this love has to be something that the world can recognize, in spite of, or in fact in, its being wholly other.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Keywords: Love, God, Being, Fact, Wishes, World)

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
(Keywords: Man, May, Wishes, Woman)

I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students.
- Felix Bloch
(Keywords: Time, Students, Will, Wishes, Years, Youth)

One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Change, Superiority, Wishes, Years)

A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Keywords: Thought, Man, Wishes, World)

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
(Keywords: Career, Memory, Wishes, Writing)

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
(Keywords: Paradise, Gold, Treasure, Wishes, World)

Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land... the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt!
- Grey DeLisle
(Keywords: Love, Friends, Land, Play, Wishes, Woman)

Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Men, Thoughts, Man, Wishes, Wood)

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
(Keywords: Technology, Needs, Problems, Today, Wishes, Yesterday)

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
(Keywords: Luck, Wishes, Wishing)

Any woman who wishes to smash into the world of men isn't very feminine.
- Ida Lupino
(Keywords: Men, Wishes, Woman, World)

Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were.
- Andre Malraux
(Keywords: Man, Wishes, World)

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
(Keywords: Man, May, Wishes, Woman)

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
(Keywords: Wife, Public, Wishes, Writer)

All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.
- George Orwell
(Keywords: People, Facts, Future, Obvious, Past, Thinking, Wishes, Years)

And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
- Camille Paglia
(Keywords: Power, Thought, Superiority, Delusion, Democrats, Freedom, Needs, Party, Speech, Wishes, Word)

In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes the world to believe that he is. Thus we may say that the whole world is made up of appearances.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Keywords: May, Wishes, World)

The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes.
- Percy Ross
(Keywords: Waiting, Wishes, World)

There's a part of me that wishes I'd never said one single solitary word on any subject publicly. Then I could have been the tortured poet, and there's so much mileage in that. But it's too late to stop now.
- Richard Thompson
(Keywords: Now, Wishes, Word)

We wish that all countries around the world honor our wishes and our Jihad, and we avoid interfering in their business.
- Ahmed Yassin
(Keywords: Business, Countries, Honor, Wishes, World)









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