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25 Quotes on Willpower

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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

 

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

 

"Willpower is essential to the accomplishment of anything worthwhile." - Brian Tracy

 

"Nothing is easy to the unwilling." - Thomas Fuller

 

"The will of man is his happiness." - Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

 

"The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win." - Bobby Knight

 

"Will is character in action." - William McDougall

 

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

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"Men can do all things if they will." - Leon Batista Alberti

 

"You may fetter my leg, but Zeus himself cannot get the better of my free will." - Epictetus

 

"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." - Peter F. Drucker

 

"The more things you do, the more you can do." - Lucille Ball

 

"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." - Norman Cousins

 

"I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work." - Pearl S. Buck

 

"They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson is life who does not every day surmount a fear." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

"Willpower is trying very hard not to do something you want to do very much." - John Ortberg

 

"It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it." - Douglas Macarthur

 

"All things must; man is the only creature that wills." - Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

 

"The will is the keystone in the arch of human achievement. It is the culmination of our complex mental faculties. It is the power that rules minds, men and nations." - Thomas Parker Boyd

 

"You are only as lazy or lacking in willpower as you think you are." - Ken Christian

 

"Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great." - Niccolo Machiavelli

 

"To assert your willpower is simply to make up your mind that you want something, and then refuse to be put off." - Phillip Cooper

 

"In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless." - Aleister Crowley

 

"Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear." - Dan Millman

 

"The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore." - Dale Carnegie

 

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Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D., N.C.C., L.M.H.C., is the author of Making the Grade with ADD and ADD and Your Money. 

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