Wish Quotes

Most popular wish quotes

Every wish
Is like a prayer—with God.


If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.


Wishes are the memories coming from our future!
Granting our wish one of Fates saddest jokes is!
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Like our shadows,
Our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.
Wish for nothing so much that you forget to make it come true.


When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.


If  man could have half his wishes, he would double his troubles.
I've alwayd believed that our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
In real life wishing, divorced from willing, is sterile and begets nothing.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us—by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
We are never further from our wishes than when we imagine that we possess what we have desired.
A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body—the wishbone.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive.  There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
A wish is fantastic; it knows what is the case but refuses to accept it.  All wishes, whatever their apparent content, have the same and unvarying meaning: "I refuse to be what I am."
It seems to me that the most universal revolutionary wish now or ever is a wish for heaven, a wish by a human being to be honored by angels for something other than beauty or usefulness.