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Quotes for: will

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

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

Our bodies are our gardens, to the 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  

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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