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Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent. •Spanish Proverb Lawless are they that make their wills read more

Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent. •Spanish Proverb Lawless are they that make their wills their law.

by Spanish Proverb Found in: Will Quotes,
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To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.

To deny the freedom of the will is to make morality impossible.

by James Anthony Froude 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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There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a read more

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

by Ella Wheeler Wilcox Found in: Will Quotes,
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The commander of the forces of a large State may be carried off,
but the will of even a read more

The commander of the forces of a large State may be carried off,
but the will of even a common man cannot be taken from him.

by Confucius Found in: Will Quotes,
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The will to be totally rational is the will to be made out of glass and steel: and to use read more

The will to be totally rational is the will to be made out of glass and steel: and to use others as if they were glass and steel.

by Marge Piercy Found in: Will Quotes,
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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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If we cannot do what we will, we must will what we can.

If we cannot do what we will, we must will what we can.

by Yiddish Proverb Found in: Will Quotes,
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Some people confuse acceptance with apathy, but there's all the difference in the world. Apathy fails to distinguish between what read more

Some people confuse acceptance with apathy, but there's all the difference in the world. Apathy fails to distinguish between what can and what cannot be helped; acceptance makes that distinction. Apathy paralyzes the will-to-action; acceptance frees it by relieving it of impossible burdens.

by Arthur Gordon Found in: Apathy Quotes, Will Quotes,
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