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Quotes about will

Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur / 

A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium / 

Our bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are gardeners.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice / 

We have more strength than will; and it is often merely for an excuse we say things are impossible.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims / 

As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
Noam Chomsky / 

In truth, the path does not matter, the will to achieve is enough.
Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus / 

The will of man is his happiness.
Friedrich Schiller - Wallenstein / 

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Mahatma Gandhi / 

Our actions are neither so good nor so evil as our impulses.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims / 

You can! Just will it!
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy / 

Between being able to and actually doing something lies an ocean and on its bottom rests all too often the wreck of willpower.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach / 

An education which does not cultivate the will is an education that depraves the mind.
Anatole France

The world is independent of my will.
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus / 

At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
Benjamin Franklin

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.

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