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Idiom Definitions for 'If wishes were horses, beggars would ride'
This means that wishing for something or wanting it is not the same as getting or having it.
http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/if+wishes+were+horses,+beggars+would+ride.html

"If wishes were horses, beggars would ride" is an English language proverb and nursery rhyme, originating in the 16th century, which is usually used to suggest that it is useless to wish and that better results will be achieved through action. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 20004.
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Common modern versions include:
If wishes were horses
Beggars would ride:
If turnips were watches
I would wear one by my side.[1]
And if if's and an's were pots and pans,
The tinker would never work!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/If_wishes_were_horses,_beggars_would_ride


 

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