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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.
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
Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.
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.
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.
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.
I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
The poet enjoys the incomparable privilege of being able to be himself and others, as he wishes.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.
If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
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.
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
Jean de la Bruyere
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
A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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.
Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.
George A. Sheehan
Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes. It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.
Our laws governing lobbying and campaign contributions have struck the right balance between the wishes of the people and those of private industry, so why are we so quick to doubt that the same great results can be achieved by putting the government's justice-dealing branch on the same market-based course?
Art is about expressing the true nature of the human spirit in whatever way one wishes to express it. If it is honest, it is beautiful. If it is not honest, it is obvious.
In modern society, where most people live in cities, and where both needs and wishes are absolved through the same remote agency - money - the distinction between wishes and needs has altogether vanished.
Where consumption is both conspicuous and competitive, humanity will never run out of new wishes. All the while, industry creates new desires that are marketed, in the great fashion paradox, as both novelty and need.
A person should design the way he makes a living around how he wishes to make a life.
Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality.
Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.
Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
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.
Any woman who wishes to smash into the world of men isn't very feminine.
Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale; and he wishes that it were.
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