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Thy wish was father, Harry, to that thought. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Catherine McAuley)

When a child, my dreams rode on your wishes, I was your son, high on your horse, My mind a top whipped by the lashes Of your rhetoric, windy of course. (Quote by - Stephen Spender)

Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes. (Quote by - Mary Martin)

It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul. (Quote by - Heraclitus)

An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

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. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

If I live to grow old, as I find I go down, Let this be my fate in a country town; May I have a warm house, with a stone at my gate, And a cleanly young girl to rub my bald pate. May I govern my passions with an absolute sway, Grow wiser and better as my strength wears away, Without gout or stone, by a gentle decay. (Quote by - Walter Pope)

I wish I knew the good of wishing. (Quote by - Henry S. Leigh)

In my opinion, the form of Government may be different in different countries, according to their circumstances, their wishes, their wants. England loves her Queen, and has full motive to do so. (Quote by - Lajos Kossuth)

There is no requirement that police stop a person who enters a police station and states that he wishes to confess a crime or a person who calls the police to offer a confession because volunteered statements of any kind are not barred by the 5th Amendment. (Quote by - Earl Warren)

Naturalism aimed at giving the primitive wishes full play but failed because these wishes are too primitive, too infantile, too inconsistent with themselves to be satisfied even by the greatest license. (Quote by - John Desmond Bernal)

Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise. (Quote by - Christopher Columbus)

You have wished it so, you have wished it so, George Dandin, you have wished it so. (Quote by - Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere)

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds. (Quote by - Will Durant)

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse. (Quote by - George A. Sheehan)

If a lecturer, he wishes to be heard; if a writer, to be read. He always hopes for a public beyond that of the long-suffering wife. (Quote by - Samuel E. Morison)

Why can't the state accede to the public's wishes? (Quote by - Antonin Scalia)

The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent about the introduction of opium, and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited. (Quote by - Townsend Harris)

It always makes me sad when I think of how I saw Wagner wasting his vitality, not only by singing their parts to some of his artists, but acting out the smallest details, and of how few they were who were responsive to his wishes. (Quote by - Anton Seidl)

The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday. (Quote by - Dennis Gabor)

Any woman who wishes to smash into the world of men isn't very feminine. (Quote by - Ida Lupino)

All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils. (Quote by - Sophocles)

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes. (Quote by - Miguel de Cervantes)

Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish. (Quote by - Ovid)


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