A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.