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Will And Will Power Quotes

When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.

Author: Aeschylus

Profession: Greek Dramatist

When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.

Author: Aeschylus

Profession: Greek Dramatist

A man can do all things if he but wills them.

Author: Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472)

Profession: Italian Architect, Painter, Sculptor, writer

Will localizes us; thought universalizes us.

Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)

Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic

Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.

Author: St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)

Profession: Italian Scholastic Philosopher and Theologian

When thou standest still from thinking and willing of self, the eternal hearing, seeing, and speaking will be revealed to thee, and so God heareth and seeth through thee. Thine own hearing, willing, and seeing hindereth thee, that thou dost not see nor hear God.

Author: Jacob Boehme (1575-1624)

Profession: German Mystic

Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.

Author: Richard Cecil

Profession: American Poet

A person who is wise does nothing against their will, nothing with sighing or under coercion.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

Free will and determinism are like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play your hand is free will.

Author: Norman Cousins (1915-1990)

Profession: American Editor, Humanitarian, Author

Will cannot be quenched against its will.

Author: Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)

Profession: Italian Philosopher, Poet

Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake its very existence to the extent of its purpose.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it, that's another matter.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

The education of the will is the object of our existence.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.

Author: Robert Frost (1875-1963)

Profession: American Poet