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Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality.

Tags: Love, Perpetuate  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

Tags: Often, Sorry  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

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

Tags: Best, Friend  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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

Tags: Living, Others  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.

Tags: Enemy, Says  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.

Tags: Another, Human  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.

Tags: Change, Ten  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.

Tags: Freedom, Power  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.

Tags: Heart, Scientific  ✍ Author: Charles Darwin

Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.

Tags: Men, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them.

Tags: Bring, Wish  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

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

Tags: Half, Troubles  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

I'm Howard Stern with a vocabulary. I'm the man he wishes he could be.

Tags: Stern, Vocabulary  ✍ Author: Don Imus

The Iranian regime doesn't express the wishes and values of the Iranian people.

Tags: Express, Values  ✍ Author: Moshe Katsav

He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.

Tags: Command, Obeyed  ✍ Author: Niccolo Machiavelli

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

Tags: Dreams, Granted  ✍ Author: Marilyn Manson

The tragic case of Terri Schiavo in Florida highlights the importance of making our health-care wishes known.

Tags: Known, Making  ✍ Author: Bill Nelson

He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.

Tags: Exalted, Himself  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.

Tags: Everyone, Fear  ✍ Author: James Otis

We are very far from always knowing our own wishes.

Tags: Far, Knowing  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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.

Tags: May, Whole  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It's so hard to know what to do when one wishes earnestly to do right.

Tags: Earnestly, Hard  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.

Tags: Enemy, Sign  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

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

Tags: Rich, Year  ✍ Author: Leonardo da Vinci

There is no requirement that police stop a person who enters a police station and states that he wishes to confess a crime or a person who calls the police to offer a confession because volunteered statements of any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment.

Tags: Police, Stop  ✍ Author: Earl Warren
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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.

Tags: Living, Plan  ✍ Author: George Washington

I have a long-standing history of respecting artists' wishes.

Tags: Artists, History  ✍ Author: Al Yankovic

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

Tags: Destiny, Future  ✍ Author: Henri Frederic Amiel

That is ever the way. Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

Tags: Good, Jealousy  ✍ Author: J. M. Barrie

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.

Tags: Ask, Truly  ✍ Author: Hermann Broch

A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.

Tags: Seem, Thought  ✍ Author: John Bruton

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

Tags: Heart, Put  ✍ Author: Emma Bull

Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade, as indicated in the several resolutions of the House of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.

Tags: Congress, House  ✍ Author: Martin Van Buren

Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.

Tags: Men, Often  ✍ Author: Jessi Colter

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.

Tags: Gold, Treasure  ✍ Author: Chris Columbus

I'm not that rebellious. There's a part of me that wishes I was that.

Tags: Rebellious  ✍ Author: Miranda Cosgrove

A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.

Tags: Believes, True  ✍ Author: Ted Demme

Slovenia wishes that Montenegro will continue successfully its way towards European integration and will reach peaceful co-habitation with other former Yugoslav peoples within a united Europe.

Tags: United, Within  ✍ Author: Minnie Driver

I pop gum. My parents get so annoyed with me. I know my dad wishes he never taught me how to do that.

Tags: Dad, Parents  ✍ Author: Hilary Duff

Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.

Tags: Mirror, Secret  ✍ Author: Lawrence Durrell

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

Tags: Rich, Since  ✍ Author: Edward Gibbon

Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them.

Tags: Wanting  ✍ Author: Carlo Goldoni

The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent about the introduction of opium, and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited.

Tags: May, President  ✍ Author: Thomas Harris

If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.

Tags: Horses, Ride  ✍ Author: Douglas Horton

Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.

Tags: Economics, Respect  ✍ Author: Nikita Khrushchev

We imagined that the mildness of our government and the wishes of the people were so correspondent that we were not as other nations, requiring brutal force to support the laws.

Tags: Government, Support  ✍ Author: Henry Knox

I am not unaware of the saying that more tears have been shed over wishes granted than wishes denied.

Tags: Granted, Saying  ✍ Author: Thomas Kyd

All physical systems can be thought of as registering and processing information, and how one wishes to define computation will determine your view of what computation consists of.

Tags: Thought, View  ✍ Author: Sabrina Lloyd

Any woman who wishes to smash into the world of men isn't very feminine.

Tags: Men, Woman  ✍ Author: Ida Lupino

Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were.

Tags: Human, Knows  ✍ Author: Andre Malraux

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.

Tags: Life, Write  ✍ Author: Joyce Maynard

Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.

Tags: Fight, Peace  ✍ Author: Ludwig von Mises

I'm well aware of the people's wishes.

Tags: Aware  ✍ Author: Lee Myung-bak

We have reiterated on many occasions that China wishes to establish and develop long-term, good-neighbourly and friendly relations with all countries in south Asia.

Tags: Countries, Friendly  ✍ Author: Mike Pence

As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted.

Tags: Become, Father  ✍ Author: Manfred von Richthofen

Eddie and I are overwhelmed by the amount of lovely well wishes. We are blessed and.... I'm Mrs. Cibrian!

Tags: Blessed, Lovely  ✍ Author: LeAnn Rimes

The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes.

Tags: Full, Waiting  ✍ Author: Percy Ross

Ideas any one can mould as he wishes.

Tags: Ideas, Mould  ✍ Author: Josiah Royce

All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.

Tags: Become, Evils  ✍ Author: Susan Sontag

Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.

Tags: Desires, Old  ✍ Author: Jonathan Swift

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

Tags: Concerned, Judgment  ✍ Author: Daniel Webster

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

Tags: Everyone, Truth  ✍ Author: Richard Whately

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