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My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.
He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.
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
We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing.
Louisa May Alcott
Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.
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.
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
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.
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.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.
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.
Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
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.'
However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
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
God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
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.
Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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