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Funny Wishes Quotes
Funny Quotes about Wishes

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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.
- Abraham Lincoln

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live,
it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
- Oscar Wilde

Love wishes to perpetuate itself.
Love wishes for immortality.
- Mortimer Adler

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


 

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well
wishes it for my sake.
- Anonymous

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Anyone is free who lives as he wishes to live.
- Epictetus


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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.
- Epictetus

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils,
as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
- Ambrose Bierce

An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
- Thomas Jefferson

Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
- Willa Cather

If the human race wishes to have a
prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity,
they have only got to behave in a
peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
- Winston Churchill

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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.
- Dennis Gabor

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill,
that we shall pay any price, bear any burden,
meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe
to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
- John F. Kennedy

The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their
efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of
the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
- Hannah Arendt

A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to
be true he generally believes to be true.
- Demosthenes

One must change one's tactics every ten years if one
wishes to maintain one's superiority.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Ideas any one can mould as he wishes.
- Josiah Royce

It is the hope of the European Union that Ariel Sharon
will keep the peace process alive and continue the
dialogue according to the wishes of all the parties involved.
- Goran Persson

He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Aside from rabid Islamists, no one who wishes to be
taken seriously can publicly say anything bad about
the old Jews of Europe without sounding like reactionary troglodytes.
- Jack Schwartz

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.
- Lucille Clifton

Were one merely to seek information,
one should inquire of the man who hates,
but if one wishes to know what truly is,
one better ask the one who loves.
- Hermann Broch

We wish that all countries around the world honor our wishes and our Jihad,
and we avoid interfering in their business.
- Ahmed Yassin

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

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

Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.
- Nikita Khrushchev

Although one may fail to find happiness in theatrical life,
one never wishes to give it up after having once tasted its fruits.
- Anna Pavlova

Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes.
If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney,
it's up to you to do it.
- Richard M. Hunt

That children shall be compelled to receive religious
instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents,
is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest.
- Charles Tupper

Of course the other and more serious way in which it
all happens is that one finds in poems and language
some quality one appropriates for oneself and wishes to reproduce.
- Robert Fitzgerald

He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

He who advises you to be reserved to your friends wishes
to betray you without witnesses.
- Don J. Manuel

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

A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone,
but only to the best discoverable course of action.
- David Seabury

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
- Aesop

A person should design the way he makes a living around
how he wishes to make a life.
- Charlie Byrd

Plenty of people wish to become devout,
but no one wishes to be humble.
- Joseph Addison

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses,
and my expense is equal to my wishes.
- Edward Gibbon

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.
- Stephen Spender

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.
- Judy Collins

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

Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale;
and he wishes that it were.
- Andre Malraux

Thank you to all for your prayers and good wishes.
It gave me the strength to persevere and warmed my heart.
- Steven Cojocaru

We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving,
and we all have the power to make wishes come true,
as long as we keep believing.
- Louisa May Alcott

Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
- Euripides

I pop gum.
My parents get so annoyed with me.
I know my dad wishes he never taught me how to do that.
- Hilary Duff

One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task
entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something,
even though the final result is often small indeed.
- Max Webber

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

Destiny has two ways of crushing us -
by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

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.
- Joyce Maynard

What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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.
- Corin Nemec

No matter how happily a woman may be married,
it always pleases her to discover that there is a really
nice man who wishes she were not.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

The Iranian regime doesn't express the wishes and values of the Iranian people.
- Moshe Katsav

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.
- Alfred Adler

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes,
our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions,
they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.
- John Adams

If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets.
If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
- Douglas Horton

I think that public service is tough on a family -
no ifs,
ands, buts about it.
I have my own personal wishes, but they're not always front and center.
- Maria Shriver

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.
- George Ade

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.
- Catherine McAuley

The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes.
- Percy Ross

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

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

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

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.
- Samuel Butler

When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths,
it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
- Sun Tzu

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.
- Li Peng

We imagined that the mildness of our government and
the wishes of the people were so correspondent that
we were not as other nations,
requiring brutal force to support the laws.
- Henry Knox

Our country is blessed with a democratic political
system that is sensitive to the wishes of our people.
- Denzil Douglas


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