Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
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.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.
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.
Although one may fail to find happiness in theatrical life, one never wishes to give it up after having once tasted its fruits.
When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
The fact is that people are good, if only their fundamental wishes are satisfied, their wish for affection and security. Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.
Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals love them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.
In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.
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.
All I know is that you love me...in my dreams.
Wish on everything. Pink cars are good, especially old ones. And stars of course, first stars and shooting stars. Planes will do if they are the first light in the sky and look like stars. Wish in tunnels, holding your breath and lifting your feet off the ground. Birthday candles. Baby teeth.
Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
What makes the difference between wishing and realizing our wishes? Lots of things, and it may take months or years for wish to come true, but it's far more likely to happen when you care so much about a wish that you'll do all you can to make it happen.
It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.
Our blunders mostly come from letting our wishes interpret our duties
I would rather have my fate in the hands of 23 representative citizens of the county than in the hands of a politically appointed judge.