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Make A Wish Foundation Quotes


"I support many organizations that I feel are doing the right thing, like Alonzo Mourning's foundation, Alicia Keys' foundation, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and other well-established foundations. I kick out a lot of time and money wherever I can." - Queen Latifah

"We went to church every Sunday. I do think it's my duty to give back. That's why I'm involved with St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and the Make-a-Wish Foundation." - Jesse Mccartney

"Children are my pet cause. I have a foster child in El Salvador, and whenever I'm home, I work for the Adam Walsh Foundation, which finds missing children. I also do some hospital visits and other things for the Make-a-Wish Foundation." - Jane Badler

"I'm an ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and one of the children, his wish was to go to the Emmys, so he's going to be my date, along with my husband, and my dad and his girlfriend. So we're going to have a really fun night and it's going to be really exciting. I'm really excited for him to experience that." - Christina Hendricks

"I'm livin' high on the hog, and let me tell you, hogs make a terrible foundation." - Stephen Colbert

"Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility." - Saint Augustine

"You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility. And how great soever a mass of building one may wish and design to place above it, the greater the building is to be, the deeper does he dig his foundation." - Saint Augustine

"When I was backstage at Comic-Con, about to go out and do the panel for Thor, and Joss Whedon ran up and introduced himself, I already almost passed out, right then. And then, he said, "I've been meaning to call you. You have a big part in The Avengers. Can we introduce you as part of the cast?" It was pretty Make-A-Wish Foundation. I was pretty sure I was dying and nobody had told me yet." - Clark Gregg

"It takes a lot of spine and stomach to make yourself into something when no one gives you a foundation." - Nora Roberts

"If you're clear on what you believe, you have a great foundation to go make a market." - Ginni Rometty

"Why would you pour a foundation, buy machines, hire employees, if you can make as much money buying bonds?" - Frank Stronach

"At the foundation of every life is one central desire: to make a difference that you lived." - Ron Smothermon

"If I could make only one wish for a child, I'd wish him the quality of lovingness." - Benjamin Spock

"Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation." - Saint Augustine

"I believe in wishes and in a person's ability to make a wish come true, I really do. And a wish is more than a wish.. it's a goal that your conscience and subconscience can help make reality." - Michael Jackson

"You can't build a foundation on lies." - Suze Orman

"There's nothing like a Catholic wedding to make you wish life had a fast forward button." - Daniel Chopin

"Better to accept the wretched truth than struggle, twisting to make a wish a reality." - Louise Penny

"The Trump Foundation is a private-family foundation. They give virtually every cent in the Trump Foundation to charitable causes." - Mike Pence

"I always make a wish at 11:11, even if its something cheesy." - Jessica Sanchez

"After all who doesn't wish to make a spectacle of their loneliness" - Nicole Krauss

"If you wish to win a man over to your ideas, first make him your friend." - Abraham Lincoln

"You must make a lover angry if you wish him to love." - Publilius Syrus

"I always make a wish at 11:11, even if it's something cheesy." - Jessica Sanchez

"I wish I could believe that one person could make a difference." - Tracey Ullman

"I wish everybody was just ethnically ambiguous. It would make life a lot easier." - Alexander Siddig

"No human testimony can have such force as to prove a miracle, and make it a just foundation for any such system of religion" - David Hume

"Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make." - Eckhart Tolle

"As ten millions of circles can never make a square, so the united voice of myriads cannot lend the smallest foundation to falsehood." - Oliver Goldsmith

"I don't get money from the vitamins that I make. My after tax profits go to a foundation that supports integrative medicine." - Andrew Weil

"Team members who are not genuinely open with one another about their mistakes and weaknesses make it impossible to build a foundation for trust." - Patrick Lencioni

"I'm on the board of the Sierra Club Foundation and am myself a big environmentalist. But the way to make the biggest difference is to change mainstream behavior." - Lynn Jurich

"Photography teaches us to see, and we can see whatever we wish. When I take a photograph, I make a wish. I was always looking for beauty." - George A Tice

"A strong foundation at home sets you up for a strong foundation at work." - Robin S. Sharma

"We'd sit outside and watch the stars at night She'd tell me to make a wish I'd wish we both could fly." - James McMurtry

"You make mistakes as a parent. Then you wish you hadn't said that, or you wish you hadn't told them how to dress. You cringe." - Jennifer Connelly

"Opportunities and choices. When a person makes a heart wish, that wish resonates through the currents and things will happen to give the person an opportunity to make the wish come true. Like a hand offered and accepted." - Anne Bishop

"I'd say to myself: "This is my dream, this is my wish." Because a wish is more than a wish. It is a goal. It is something your conscious and subconscious can help make reality." - Michael Jackson

"You can't build anything with a flimsy foundation. Friendship is the foundation." - Hill Harper

"God wants a love partner, centering on the place where husband and wife become one through their sexual organs, God wants to appear and meet us...I wish you would center on the absolute sexual organ, unique sexual organ, unchanging sexual organ and eternal sexual organ and use this as your foundation to pursue God...We have to realize that the Kingdom of God on earth and in heaven will begin on this foundation." - Sun Myung Moon

"A compassionate conservative is someone who electrocutes juveniles but lets them have a last 'make a wish'." - Garrison Keillor

"Do you have a Wish?' he asked, referring to this organization, The Genie Foundation, which is in the business of granting sick kids one wish. 'No' I said. 'I used my Wish pre-Miracle.' 'What'd you do?' I sighed loudly. 'I was thirteen,' I said. 'Not Disney,' he said. I said nothing. 'You did not go to Disney World.' I said nothing. 'HAZEL GRACE!' he shouted. 'You did not use your one dying Wish to go to Disney World with your parents.' 'Also Epcot Center,' I mumbled. 'Oh, my God,' Augustus said. 'I can't believe I had a crush on a girl with such cliche wishes." - John Green

"we wish to make rage into a fire that cooks things rather than a fire of conflagration." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"Do you wish to make of your enemy a friend? Then become a friend to your enemy." - Andrew Jackson Davis

"One of the most telling things about film school is you've got a lot of students wandering around saying, "Oh, I wish I could make a movie. I wish I could make a move."" - George Lucas

"A good education is a foundation for a better future." - Elizabeth Warren

"Learn more about yourself! Make a self-esteem collage using pictures of other people you wish you were." - Amy Sedaris

"If you can make music with someone you don't need words. If you wish to be a writer, write." - Epictetus

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

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

"There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality." - Jonas Salk

"If you wish to make a man your enemy, tell him simply, 'You are wrong.' This method works every time." - Henry C. Link

"I wish I could create an IMAX film that would make my work accessible to a broader audience." - Edward Burtynsky

"You can't build a great building on a weak foundation." - Gordon B Hinckley

"You cannot build a superstructure on a cracked foundation." - Billy Graham

"A solid foundation for children involves a solid moral base" - Zig Ziglar

"I still have a spiritual base and a spiritual foundation." - Katy Perry

"A home is crucial, the foundation of a stable family." - Eric Cantona

"A face is too slight a foundation for happiness." - Mary Wortley Montagu

"Any foundation you build, if trust is part of that foundation, whatever you're building, whatever you're creating is gonna have a rock-solid foundation." - Steve Tisch

"Let each of us accept the truth of the following statement and try to make it our most fundamental principle: Christ's teaching will never let us down, while worldly wisdom always will. Christ Himself said that this sort of wisdom was like a house with nothing but sand as its foundation, while His own was like a building with solid rock as its foundation." - Vincent de Paul

"Most frequently we make confidants from vanity, a love of talking, a wish to win the confidence of others, and to make an exchange of secrets." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Most frequently we make confidants from vanity, a love of talking, a wish to win the confidence of others, and to make an exchange of secrets." - Francois Alexandre Frederic, duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt

"A frame is the foundation from which everything evolves." - Bob Burg

"Love cannot last without a foundation of forgiveness." - Dan B. Allender

"Apologize, v. To lay the foundation for a future offense." - Ambrose Bierce

"There never was a scandalous tale without some foundation." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Political institutions are a superstructure resting on an economic foundation." - Vladimir Lenin

"A knowledge of combinations is the foundation of positional chess." - Richard Reti

"APOLOGIZE, v.i. To lay the foundation for a future offence." - Ambrose Bierce

"One must have first of all a solid foundation." - Sri Aurobindo

"Without good drawing, the foundation of a painting will collapse." - Ken Danby

"The triangle is a foundation to an offense." - Bill Cartwright

"Productive power is the foundation of a country's economic strength." - Stafford Cripps

"A loving family provides the foundation children need to succeed." - Jim Bunning

"A solid foundation in genetics is increasingly important for everyone." - Anne Wojcicki

"Make a wish," said Indigo. Rose made a wish and then asked, "Why?" "That's what I always do. Wish on the moving ones." "Does it matter how fast they move?" "I don't think so." "Can you wish on airplanes, too?" "Oh, yes." - Hilary McKay

"Through my work at the Katie Piper Foundation, I've seen how the smallest of kindness can make a difference to someone's life. Even a simple smile instead of a start can lift someone's heart." - Katie Piper

"Every fear hides a wish." - David Mamet

"I wish I had read Sacred Pregnancy when I was pregnant instead of the dozen books I had to piece together to try to make sense of it all. Anni Daulter has created what should be the new standard for today's mom: birth journals, labor workbooks, pregnancy memoirs, and holistic wisdom. It is gentle and enlightening, and lays the foundation for what we know helps women have the labor and birth they want and deserve: support, self-knowledge, and empowerment." - Mayim Bialik

"Never to have occasion to take a position, to make up one's mind, or to define oneself - there is no wish I make more often." - Emile M Cioran

"Never to have occasion to take a position, to make up one's mind, or to define oneself - there is no wish I make more often." - Emil Cioran

"Not only does Hollywood make money - it seems to make better movies during recessions. I'm sure a lot of studio executives wish we could have one every year." - John Ridley

"The foundation of your life is luck. Hard work and talent make up the difference." - Dennis Lehane

"My love is founded on esteem, the only foundation that can make the passion last." - Horatio Nelson

"I am always touched when friends make contributions to my foundation on my behalf." - Liya Kebede

"I would die to preserve the law upon a solid foundation; but take away liberty, and the foundation is destroyed." - Alexander Hamilton

"A company's culture is the foundation for future innovation. An entrepreneurs job is to build the foundation" - Brian Chesky

"e foundation to a good friendship is trust but the foundation to good comedy is by betraying your friends." - Daniel Tosh

"To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I'm working on the foundation." - Marilyn Monroe

"I wish, I wish I were a poisonous bacterium." - Dorothy Parker

". . . success is a combination of many things, but a good character is the foundation of the kind of success that will bring you real happiness. Choose your friends wisely-they will make or break you." - J. Willard Marriott

"Everyone who makes music is a good collaborator at their foundation because in order to make music, you have to connect to it in a way that other people can't." - Jay-Z

"As a consequence of the victories we have registered during our first ten years of freedom, we have laid a firm foundation for the new advances we must and will make during the next decade." - Thabo Mbeki

"I'm not a trained academic. Neither am I a veteran social worker. I was 26 years in the corporate world, trying to make organizations profitable. And then in 2003 I started Parikrma Humanity Foundation from my kitchen table." - Shukla Bose

"Everyone who makes music is a good collaborator at their foundation because in order to make music, you have to connect to it in a way that other people can't." - Jayz

"Every day, every birthday candle I blow out, every penny I throw over my shoulder in a wishing well, every time my daughter says, 'Let's make a wish on a star,' there's one thing I wish for: wisdom." - Rene Russo

"The foundation stone of the whole scheme is service. Service to the people, a service that will lighten, brighten, and make more profitable the lives of the majority who do the necessary work of the world." - Anonymous

"Protect Our Winters is this foundation I started in 2007, and it focuses on slowing down climate change by bringing the winter sports community together and having a strong voice to make change and slow down climate change." - Jeremy Jones

"Education is not a tool for development - individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams." - Nita Ambani

"I love theatre because that is my foundation. So, if I had to make a choice in terms of where I get the most fulfillments, it would be theatre. The reaction is so immediate, unlike with TV and film." - Wendy Raquel Robinson

"In business, you're trying to make a buck. God was good to me and blessed me. I made some money and started this foundation years ago, and it has grown in size. With the foundation it's a lot different, because the bottom line isn't how you can make more money or get a better return, it's helping the projects that you feel strongly about move forward." - Lee Iacocca

"It may take months or years for a 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." - Fred Rogers

"If you wish your audience to cry, you must shed tears yourself, but if you wish to make them laugh you must contrive to look as serious as a judge." - Giacomo Casanova

"I made lots of movies while in school while everybody else was running around saying, "Oh, I wish I could make a movie. I wish they'd give me some film."" - George Lucas

"[Malipiero's advice to Casanova.] If you wish your audience to cry, you must shed tears yourself, but if you wish to make them laugh you must contrive to look as serious as a judge." - Giacomo Casanova

"You make me wish that birth control was retroactive." - Redd Foxx

"Sometimes I wish the girl would make the first move." - Devon Werkheiser

"Who knew three dots could make such a difference? Like everything else, a love or a wish or whatever, it was all in the way you read it." - Sarah Dessen

"You know, in a way, I wish I could hate a little more. It would make me a more rounded personality." - Rod Mckuen

"To make matters worse, they have elected a foetus as the party leader. I bet a lot of them wish they had not voted against abortion now!" - Tony Banks

"The things I try to do with Surfrider Foundation, SurfAid, Love Hope Strength, which is a cancer foundation, I try to do as many benefits and fundraising things as I possibly can. It's so important, if you have any kind of a voice, or any way to make a difference, to do that. So, I'm trying to do that, and have fun in the moment, and live life, and hope it all comes together." - Donavon Frankenreiter

"Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense." - Richard Dawkins

"This is where the evening splits in half, Henry, love or death. Grab an end, pull hard, and make a wish." - Richard Siken

"You are never given a wish without being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however." - Richard Bach

"I wish you wouldn't make the strings such an important part of your arrangements because frankly they're only a tax dodge!" - Tommy Dorsey

"I have never found a better way to enhance the communications process than by reinforcing the points or concepts I wish to make with timely, memorable quotations." - Carolyn Warner

"Make a wish with all your heart and chase every dream you have. Only you can reach your goals. No one else can achieve them for you" - Demi Lovato

"If it was a choice between making movies and doing nothing, he'd probably still wish me to make movies, So he made me keep going." - Ang Lee

"I wish I could make him understand that a loving good heart is riches enough, and that without it intellect is poverty." - Mark Twain

"I was convinced that luck was a matter of knowing what one wanted and then being willing to work to make the wish come true." - Carlos P. Romulo

"I really worry about the state of the planet and I wish everyone would make a concerned effort not to trash it." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"Sometimes I wish I could just wear the same thing every day. Cartoons do it. It'd make things a lot easier" - David Archuleta

"Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster." - William Bridges

"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

"Sometimes I wish I could just wear the same thing every day. Cartoons do it. It"d make things a lot easier" - David Archuleta

"Music has a lot in common with mathematics. But in music, two and two need not make four: they add up to whatever you wish." - Jascha Heifetz

"What is my great wish and intention, is to make a base of compassion and to encourage people to work to shift the energy." - Sakyong Mipham

"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however." - Richard Bach

"One day some young poet will make your impossible wish come true by knowing your books, books as rare as flowers underground, written for a hundred friends." - Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo

"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

"We've gotten through a lot of tough times, and we're going to keep working to make them better. I wish the record was better." - Mike Quade

"If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos." - Robert Quillen

"I can never make up my mind if I'm happy being a flute player, or if I wish I were Eric Clapton." - Ian Anderson

"I do not wish to hide my origins, nor do I seek to make it a subject of conversation. I am what I am." - Ryan Giggs

"But I wish they would make a musical of some kind. I miss musicals so much. You don't see them anymore." - Dick Van Dyke

"'Grease' is an awesome movie. I wish they'd make a new one, more for our time. The graphics are terrible when you look back on it." - Kyrie Irving

"Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster." - William Throsby Bridges

"It's a good thing that columnists don't make homosexuality their last taboo anymore. But I wish the columnists themselves would come out too." - Michael Musto

"Like memories. You can make yourself believe that they have been erased. But they are there, if you look closely. If you have a wish to uncover them." - Linda Olsson

"I've never had a stupid student in my life. I never look down on my students. I never thought, "Look at these people." I might argue with them and I think that some of them might have misconceptions - that they might be infected by the intellectual laziness that is the foundation of American popular culture, and of capitalism, if you wish. But part of my job as a teacher is to work with that - against that." - Aleksandar Hemon

"A wish is a desire without energy" - Paramahansa Yogananda

"You can't build a great building on a weak foundation. You must have a solid foundation if you're going to have a strong superstructure." - Gordon B Hinckley

"If any of you ... have a mind to make himself heard a mile off, you must make a bonfire of your reputations and a close enemy of most men who would wish you well." - John Jay Chapman

"Make as many friends as you can, but don't build your life on them alone. It's an unstable foundation." - Sean Covey

"Our children are the cement of life, its up to us to make the foundation of the future!" - Steph Cook

"I was very happy and honored to create the Professor Garfield Foundation with Ball State to make reading fun." - Jim Davis

"It's critical to have a sound foundation in free-market economics and the Constitution. A great many Republicans in Washington don't have that foundation." - Ted Cruz

"A belief in God helps provide a foundation to arbitrate our decisions. Without this foundation, we are condemned to live essentially formless lives." - Armstrong Williams

"Let a woman have her place, because as you provide foundation for her, she provides a foundation for you. And through that vulnerability comes strength." - Shemar Moore



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