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If someone said to me that you can have three wishes, my first would have been to get into racing, my second to be in Formula 1, my third to drive for Ferrari.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Miguel de Cervantes
When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.
It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
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.
Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.
Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.
Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
Under current law volunteers who are not working with an official nonprofit organization are not covered by the Volunteer Protection Act. Therefore, there are absolutely no legal protections for the average American who wishes to volunteer.
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.
It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.
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.
A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.
C. S. Lewis
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
I would like to wish the England squad every success. I would also very much like to extend those wishes to Martin Johnson, Brian Smith, Mike Ford, John Wells, Graham Rowntree and the rest of the England 2011 World Cup management team who have been fantastic and deserve people to know that.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesn't mean only artistic creativity, although that's part of it. It means being yourself, not just complying with the wishes of other people.
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.
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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