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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.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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.
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.
Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
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.
Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.
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.
Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.
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.
Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
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.
Oh may He look on us with love and pity and then we shall be able to do anything He wishes us to do, no matter how difficult to accomplish or painful to our feeling.
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.
A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.
C. S. Lewis
Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.
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.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
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.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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