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The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds. (Quote by - Walter Duranty)

If a man wishes to truly not be written about, he would do well not to write letters to 18-year-old girls, inviting them into his life. (Quote by - Joyce Maynard)

We have reiterated on many occasions that China wishes to establish and develop long-term, good-neighbourly and friendly relations with all countries in south Asia. (Quote by - Li Peng)

So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener, that he will cultivate them extensively, even against the wishes of his employer; and, in many instances, rather leave his situation than give up the growth of his favourite flower. (Quote by - Robert Fortune)

Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity. (Quote by - Jean Toomer)

Of all complexions the culled sovereignty Do meet, as at a fair, in her fair cheek, Where several worthies make one dignity, Where nothing wants that want itself doth seek. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism. (Quote by - Ludwig von Misesv)

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. (Quote by - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

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. (Quote by - Lucille Clifton)

A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage. (Quote by - Joshua Chamberlain)

I've often wished that I had clear, For life, six hundred pounds a year, A handsome house to lodge a friend, A river at my garden's end, A terrace walk, and half a rood Of land, set out to plant a wood. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

What most we wish, with ease we fancy near. (Quote by - Edward Young)

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. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. (Quote by - C. S. Lewis)

Many thanks for all of the love and good wishes sent our way from my friends out there in cartoon land... the only place where a nine month pregnant woman can still play a hot goth chick in a belly shirt! (Quote by - Grey DeLisle)

Every wish Is like a prayer--with God. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

What folly can be ranker. Like our shadows, Our wishes lengthen as our sun declines. (Quote by - Edward Young)

Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad. (Quote by - Euripides)

My first husband, yes, I eloped with him from Hungary against my mother's wishes. (Quote by - Eva Gabor)

Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them. (Quote by - Epictetus)

There's a part of me that wishes I'd never said one single solitary word on any subject publicly. Then I could have been the tortured poet, and there's so much mileage in that. But it's too late to stop now. (Quote by - Richard Thompson)

When all of your wishes are granted, many of your dreams will be destroyed. (Quote by - Marilyn Manson)

I write journals and would recommend journal writing to anyone who wishes to pursue a writing career. You learn a lot. You also remember a lot... and memory is important. (Quote by - Judy Collins)


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