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My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.
He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.
Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.
When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
James M. Barrie
The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
Be slow to speak, and only after having first listened quietly, so that you may understand the meaning, leanings, and wishes of those who do speak. Thus you will better know when to speak and when to be silent.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
Laurence J. Peter
My dad was a very quiet person, and unbelievably tough. But my grandmother gave me my first look at negative thinking to bring about positive results. When I was just a little guy, anytime I came to my grandmother and said I wish for this or that, Grandma would say, 'If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.'
It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
Regret is not a proactive feeling. It is situated in disappointment, sorrow, even remorse. It merely wishes things were different without an act to cause a difference. However, repentance is different. Repentance is an admission of, hatred of, and turning away from sin before God.
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.
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.
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.
Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.
Agnes Darling, if such should be we never meet again, while firing my last shot, I will gently breathe the name of my wife - Agnes - and with wishes even for my enemies I will make the plunge and try to swim to the other shore.
Wild Bill Hickok
He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
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