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By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time.
If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
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
America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.
Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.
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.
He put in your heart certain wishes and plans; in my heart, he put other different desires.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
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.
The poet enjoys the incomparable privilege of being able to be himself and others, as he wishes.
I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.
I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink.
And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the 'mob' - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people.
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.
No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.
W. H. Auden
I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.
George A. Sheehan
If it came to a magic genie, I would ask him for two extra wishes. One would be that no one would have to live with the muscular dystrophy disease or any disease. And the second one would be world peace, that we just stop fighting, talk about things, and we could live in harmony once again, like God intended us to do.
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
Jean de la Bruyere
A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.
Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.
Ludwig von Mises
Parents should have perfect control over their own spirits, and with mildness and yet firmness bend the will of the child until it shall expect nothing else but to yield to their wishes.
Ellen G. White
A person should design the way he makes a living around how he wishes to make a life.
My first husband, yes, I eloped with him from Hungary against my mother's wishes.
Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality.
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