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We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
That is ever the way. 'Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.
James M. Barrie
What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes.
Charles Caleb Colton
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
When we grow older and begin to realize that our omnipotence is really not so omnipotent, that our strongest wishes are not powerful enough to make the impossible possible, the fear that we have contributed to the death of a loved one diminishes - and with it, the guilt.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes the world to believe that he is. Thus we may say that the whole world is made up of appearances.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
Jean de la Bruyere
If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
Discontent with this world gives such a painful longing to quit it that, if the heart finds comfort, it is solely from the thought that God wishes it to remain here in banishment.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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.
I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
He put in your heart certain wishes and plans; in my heart, he put other different desires.
Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.
Enmity means 'hatred toward, hostility to, or a state of opposition.' It is the power by which Satan wishes to reign over us.
Ezra Taft Benson
The poet enjoys the incomparable privilege of being able to be himself and others, as he wishes.
I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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
I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.
People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry, and that's a mistake. One should wish to celebrate more than one wishes to be celebrated.
Spain, must we some day tell Filipinas that thou hast no ear for her woes and that if she wishes to be saved she must redeem herself?
The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty, and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised, the latter lest he be plundered.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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