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Wish Quotes

Most people make wishes but only a few of them make it work in real life. When life asks many difficult questions to us at different point of time, we wish if we have some answers for them. Wish is a seed that can be transformed into a successful action that would obviously benefits the person who wished. Making that wish an action needs tremendous dedication and hard work in this highly competitive world. We call the ones who materialized their wishes as strong and successful individuals. Be it a sportsman, business giant, a politician – they all achieve their targets by planting the seed of wish in action. Read this gem of a collection wish quotes and share it with your friends and family.

Prince Harry

There's a lot of times that both myself and my brother wish, obviously, that we were just completely normal.

Hilary Duff

Sometimes I just wish I had a day off. I really need to clean my room.

Michael Jordan

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.

Gwen Stefani

I wish I could write more make-believe. It's a lot easier to write about hard times and when things are going wrong. But I've never been a private person.

John Adams

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.

Saint Augustine

What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.

Al Pacino

My weaknesses... I wish I could come up with something. I'd probably have the same pause if you asked me what my strengths are. Maybe they're the same thing.

Bette Midler

If I could be granted a wish, I'd shine in your eye like a jewel.

Donnie Yen

Still, as much as I wish Ballistic Kiss could be a better film, the recognition it gained from critics and at festivals speaks for itself.

Prince Harry

I wish I could spend more time in Africa. I have this intense sense of complete relaxation and normality here.


My every birthday wish was, 'I want to someday be on TV.'

Thomas Moore

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Gary Oldman

If one could have a wish, or an alternative life, I would've liked to have been John Lennon.

David Attenborough

I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.

Holland Taylor

I've had a long life and a lot of relationships and not one of them do I wish - well, I take that back - there are a couple I could have done without.

Jessica Alba

I wish I could speak Spanish, because it would be a lot easier to play more interesting roles.

Mahatma Gandhi

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

Pete Davidson

I really wish that I was, like, strong enough to not go online.

Barbra Streisand

How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.

Emma Thompson

Its unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn't have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They're kinder.

Laurence Sterne

I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.

Adolf Hitler

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.

Kourtney Kardashian

I wish that when we weren't filming, we could have full privacy. I wish I could live in a bubble and just be with my family.

Michael Douglas

I don't wish ill will on anybody.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.

Thomas Mann

All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life.

Michel de Montaigne

Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.

Britney Spears

I wish my hair was thicker, and I wish my feet were prettier. My toes are really ugly. I wish my ears were smaller. And my nose could be smaller too.

Thomas Jefferson

An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.

Julius Caesar

What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also.

Alicia Vikander

This worldwide spread of recognition is insane. I was brought up in a small country. If you made a Swedish film that just got into a film festival somewhere, that was like the biggest thing you could wish for.

Thomas Paine

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.

Michael Jackson

I just wish I could understand my father.

Thomas Jefferson

There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.

Che Guevara

I have a wish. It as a fear as well - that in my end will be my beginning.

Lil Peep

I wish I was a little less... passionate. I'm a very passionate person.

Andrew Jackson

You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.

Ayn Rand

Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.

Chester Bennington

There are always going to be encounters that you kind of wish went differently. But the average fan really isn't fanatical.

Edgar Allan Poe

If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.

Ambrose Bierce

Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.

Charles Kingsley

Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.

Julius Caesar

Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.

Alice Walker

People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.

Helen Rowland

A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.

Julius Caesar

Men willingly believe what they wish.

George Carlin

I think people should be allowed to do anything they want. We haven't tried that for a while. Maybe this time it'll work.

Ralph Macchio

Sometimes I wish I was more shrewd.

Barbra Streisand

I'm not that ambitious any more. I just like my privacy. I wish I really wasn't talked about at all.

Mignon McLaughlin

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

George Carlin

I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a guy nailed to two pieces of wood.

Abbie Hoffman

I'm a nomad. A Jewish road warrior. I do not have a concept of home. I wish I did. But I live with the idea that we have to get out of town before dawn.

Kourtney Kardashian

Sometimes I just wish nobody knew who I was.

Bruno Mars

I really wish I knew what I was doing because I'd be writing hit songs every minute.

W. H. Auden

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.


To create something from nothing is one of the greatest feelings, and I would - I don't know, I wish it upon everybody. It's heaven.

Jesus Christ

Give to everyone who begs from you; and of him who takes away your goods do not ask them again. And as you wish that men would do to you, do so to them.

Paul Walker

I wish I could be behind the wheel for every stunt.

Robert Burns

Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.

Cameron Diaz

I would love a family. I'm at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger. But who knows.

Ozzy Osbourne

I wish I didn't have to perform 'Iron Man' every night.

Vincent Van Gogh

I wish they would only take me as I am.


You need a lot of comfort and nothing to be on your weight to play as you wish.

William Wordsworth

What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.

Jean Baudrillard

Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.

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Thomas Mann

Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Tim Curry

I'm not a conventional leading man at all and have no wish to be.

Annie Leibovitz

I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.

Julius Caesar

Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.

Kate Mara

I wish no teams had cheerleaders. I find it more distracting than anything else.

Lawrence Peter Berra

I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question.

Charles Kingsley

There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.

Hillary Clinton

I wish I were taller and thinner but the hair you can do something about.

Luke Perry

For me as an actor, I oftentimes wish producers would take a chance and cast me against type, and they often don't, so when you get a chance, you do it. At least I do.

J. R. R. Tolkien

'I wish life was not so short,' he thought. 'Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.'

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.

Brendan Fraser

I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash.

Dr. Seuss

Sometimes, when I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child.

Whitney Houston

I almost wish I could be more exciting, that I could match what is happening out there to me.

Brendan Fraser

I wish the rock 'n' roll scene to be back in.

William Butler Yeats

If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.

I really haven't had that exciting of a life. There are a lot of things I wish I would have done, instead of just sitting around and complaining about having a boring life. So I pretty much like to make it up. I'd rather tell a story about somebody else.

Channing Tatum

I don't know if I'm very complicated at all. I wish I was. I wish I was one of these deep, intricate people. But I just love having fun really.

Amy Adams

I love accents - I wish I could find an accent for every one of my characters. It makes it so much easier when I don't have to hear my own voice.

Dale Carnegie

There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.

Mitt Romney

Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

Joseph Addison

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

Indira Gandhi

We do not wish to impoverish the environment any further, and yet we cannot for a moment forget the grim poverty of large numbers of people. Are not poverty and need the greatest polluters?


Be as you wish to seem.

George Washington

My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.

Frank Sinatra

Oh, I just wish someone would try to hurt you so I could kill them for you.

Christopher Lloyd

I tend to avoid things like award shows and panels and interviews, not remotely because I feel I'm above them or wish to cultivate the image of the intriguing recluse. I'm just not very good at them.

Marcel Proust

People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground.


If you wish to be a writer, write.

Kate Beckinsale

Apparently, I get facials and manicures all the time. I read this and think, 'Oh, I wish I did that!' I don't think I've had a facial since I was 19.

Michael Jordan

I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish.

Anna Faris

When I travel, it makes me wish I looked completely polished all the time. I don't. I live in sweats.