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Our wills are ours, we know not how;
Our wills are ours, to make them thine.

Our wills are ours, we know not how;
Our wills are ours, to make them thine.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson Found in: Will Quotes,
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Will without power is like children playing at soldiers.
- quoted by Thomas Babington Macaulay, The Rovers read more

Will without power is like children playing at soldiers.
- quoted by Thomas Babington Macaulay, The Rovers (act IV),

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A man can do what he ought to do; and when he says he cannot, it
is because he read more

A man can do what he ought to do; and when he says he cannot, it
is because he will not.
[Ger., Der Mensch kann was er soll; und wenn er sagt er kann
nicht, so will er nicht.]

by Johann Gottlieb Fichte Found in: Will Quotes,
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I have known many who could not when they would, for they had not
done it when they could.

I have known many who could not when they would, for they had not
done it when they could.

by Francois Rabelais Found in: Will Quotes,
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A willing heart adds feather to the heel
And makes the clown a winged Mercury.

A willing heart adds feather to the heel
And makes the clown a winged Mercury.

by Joanna Baillie Found in: Will Quotes,
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The education of the will is the object of our existence.

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

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Will Quotes,
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He who has a firm will molds the world to himself.

He who has a firm will molds the world to himself.

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If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by
it, you have reason to rejoice.
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If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by
it, you have reason to rejoice.
[Lat., Tu si animum vicisti potius quam animus te est quod
gaudias.]

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Lawless are they that make their wills their law.

Lawless are they that make their wills their law.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Will Quotes,
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