65 Wish Quotes On Success In Life

These wish quotes will inspire you. Wish, to have a desire for or feel or express a strong desire or hope for something that is not easily attainable; want something that cannot or probably will not happen.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging wish quotes, wish sayings, and wish proverbs.

Best Wish Quotes

  1. “Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.” ~ Washington Irving
  2. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” ~ Jim Rohn
  3. “Be as you wish to seem.” ~ Socrates
  4. “It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

  5. “Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale , Wish quotes for success
  6. “The wish for healing has always been half of health.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  7. “If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.” ~ Harvey Mackay
  8. “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” ~ Erica Jong

  9. “When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness… all the good things.” ~ Maya Angelou
  10. “Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.” ~ Plato
  11. “To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  12. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” ~ Michael Jordan

  13. “You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.” ~ Lewis B. Smedes
  14. “If you wish to advance into the infinite, explore the finite in all directions.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  15. “Somewhere inside, we hear a voice. It leads us in the direction of the person we wish to become. But it is up to us whether or not to follow.” ~ Pat Tillman
  16. “To do nothing evil is good; to wish nothing evil is better.” ~ Claudius

  17. “Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  18. “I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.” ~ Simone de Beauvoir
  19. “Love others as you would love yourself, judge others as you would judge yourself, cherish others as you would cherish yourself. When you wish for others as you wish for yourself and when you protect others as you would protect yourself, that’s when you can say it’s true love.” ~ Confucius
  20. “Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.” ~ John Earl Shoaff

  21. “A wish is a desire without energy” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  22. “I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true.” ~ Audrey Hepburn
  23. “My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.” ~ Carly Fiorina
  24. “I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes.” ~ Yves Saint Laurent
  25. “Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  26. “My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” ~ Aristotle , Wish quotes for friend
  27. “A lot of people don’t realize that depression is an illness. I don’t wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.” ~ Jonathan Davis
  28. “If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe
  29. “Inner peace doesn’t come from getting what we want, but from remembering who we are.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  30. “When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.” ~ Elizabeth Bowen

  31. “When something happens, the only thing in your power is your attitude toward it. It is not the things that disturb us, but our interpretation of their significance. Things and people are not what we wish them to be nor are they what they seem to be. They are what they are.” ~ Epictetus
  32. “The time has come to get clear about who you are and what you choose. There must come moments in every person’s life when a decision is necessary. A big decision. A major choice. Such a time is now. What you get to choose today is who you are and who you choose to be, and what you wish to experience in your life. Remember, not to decide is to decide.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch
  33. “As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  34. “Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.” ~ Phil McGraw

  35. “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something.” ~ Neil Gaiman
  36. “If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.” ~ Brian Tracy
  37. “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.” ~ C. S. Lewis , Wish quotes for love
  38. “You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.” ~ Richard Bach

  39. “My wish isn’t to mean everything to everyone but something to┬ásomeone.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  40. “A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.” ~ Jean de la Bruyere
  41. “If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.” ~ Joseph Addison
  42. “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” ~ Brad Paisley

  43. “As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  44. “When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.” ~ George Eliot
  45. “Imagine for a moment your own version of a perfect future. See yourself in that future with everything you could wish for at this very moment fulfilled. Now take the memory of that future and bring it here into the present. Let it influence how you will behave from this moment on.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  46. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” ~ Steve Jobs

  47. “People who soar are those who refuse to sit back, sigh and wish things would change. They neither complain of their lot nor passively dream of some distant ship coming in. Rather, they visualize in their minds that they are not quitters; they will not allow life’s circumstances to push them down and hold them under.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll
  48. “Before a person can achieve the kind of life he wants, he must think, act, walk, talk and conduct himself in all of his affairs as would the person he wishes to become.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  49. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  50. “There seems to be within all of us an innate yearning to be lifted momentarily out of our own lives into the realm of charm and make believe.” ~ Dorothy Draper

  51. “If the thing you wish to do is right, and YOU BELIEVE IN IT, go ahead and do it! Put your dreams across, and never mind what ‘they’ say if you meet with temporary defeat, for ‘they’ perhaps, do not know that every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  52. “All pain in life comes from wishing things were different than they are. Conversely, peace and happiness must come from accepting life as it is and breaking through the barriers of illusion to do so… All things that we label good or bad often hold in them surprises if we stay open. Each of us has choice in how we interpret life’s events and in this way we are each responsible for our own reality.” ~ Kristine Carlson , Wish quotes about life
  53. “Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we’ll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end.” ~ Richard Bach
  54. “If you wish to live in peace and harmony with others, you must learn to discipline yourself in many ways.” ~ Thomas a Kempis

  55. “Crazy isn’t being broken or swallowing a dark secret. It’s you or me amplified. If you ever told a lie and enjoyed it. If you ever wished you could be a child forever.” ~ Susanna Kaysen
  56. “If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another. If you wish to know that you are safe, cause another to know that they are safe. If you wish to better understand seemingly incomprehensible things, help another to better understand. If you wish to heal your own sadness or anger, seek to heal the sadness or anger of another.” ~ Dalai Lama
  57. “I wish people would love everybody else the way they love me. It would be a better world.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  58. “I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.” ~ Yogi Berra

  59. “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.” ~ Kurt Cobain
  60. “I wish my name was Brian because maybe sometimes people would misspell my name and call me Brain. That’s like a free compliment and you don’t even gotta be smart to notice it.” ~ Mitch Hedberg
  61. “Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  62. “If wishes were fishes we’d all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we’d all ride.” ~ Douglas Horton

  63. “I don’t get high, but sometimes I wish I did. That way, when I messed up in life I would have an excuse. But right now there’s no rehab for stupidity.” ~ Chris Rock
  64. “A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.” ~ Martin Farquhar Tupper
  65. “Every day in the news we’re hearing how rampant violence is in our communities, both here in America and around the world. I believe that the establishment of a United States Department of Peace can greatly help alleviate the many problems that we hear about on a daily basis. Our children deserve so much better. It is our job right here and now to build a better world. By establishing a US Department of Peace we are doing just that. Please get involved … It’s up to us to be the change that we wish for and the time is now to co-create it.” ~ Paula Abdul

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