Top 600+ Most Encouraging Willpower Quotes You Should Have A Look At

Top 600+ Most Encouraging Willpower Quotes You Should Have A Look At - Published by Factober Inspiration for Everyone

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October 20, 2020

Willpower Quotes

Most encouraging motivational quotes for everyday life situations. No problem is bigger than your perception, the seriousness of the problem is decided by your mind. If you think it’s big it becomes big, if you consider it as a small one, it becomes smaller than ever. Read these 600+ most encouraging willpower quotes to motivate yourself for a long journey.

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  1. A callused palm and dirty fingernails precede a Green Thumb Michael Garofalo
  2. A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop. Robert Hughes
  3. A dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.  Hard work is the price we must pay for success.  I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price. Vince Lombardi
  4. A fabulous pair of shoes? I have to have willpower. Keshia Knight Pulliam
  5. A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. John C. Bovee
  6. A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. Bruce Lee
  7. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first. Robert J. McKain
  8. A man can do all things if he but wills them. Leon Battista Alberti
  9. A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer and attempting a task he cannot achieve. Oliver Wendell Holmes
  11. A procrastinators willpower lies in the fact that he keeps work pending because he strongly feels he wants to do the same – keep it pending. Dr. Amit Abraham
  12. A resolute determination is the truest wisdom. Napoleon
  13. A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. This is an obvious lie.  Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is….  A man who gives in to temptation after five minutes simply does not know what it would have been like an hour later.  That is why bad people, in one sense, know very little about badness.  They have lived a sheltered life by always giving in. C.S. Lewis
  14. A task is only difficulty, when we not find the best strategy to get it done. Lailah Gifty Akita
  15. A thousand mile journey begins with one step. Lao Tse
  16. A vow is fixed and unalterable determination to do a thing, when such a determination is related to something noble which can only uplift the man who makes the resolve. Mahatma Gandhi
  17. A weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. Ambrose Bierce
  18. A will finds a way. Orison Swett Marden
  19. A willing spirit, a determined effort. Lailah Gifty Akita
  20. About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you’re fighting temptation. Tom Wilson
  21. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it’s who we become, as we overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve our goals, that can give us the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment. Anthony Robbins
  22. Action This Day! Winston S. Churchill
  23. Adversity tests the limit of your strength. Lailah Gifty Akita
  24. All men are tempted.  There is no man that lives that can’t be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot. Henry Ward Beecher
  25. An element of abstention, of restraint, must enter into all finer joys. Vida D. Scudder
  26. An open mind, is the best weapon, in the fight between light and darkness. Soke behzad Ahmadi
  27. Any significant long-term change requires long-term practice, whether that change has to do with playing the violin or learning to be a more open, loving person.  We all know people who say that they have been permanently changed by experiences of a moment or a day or a weekend.  But when you check it out you’ll generally discover that those who ended up permanently changed had spent considerable time preparing for their life-changing experience or had continued diligently practicing the new behavior afterward. Michael Murphy and George Leonard
  28. Are ordinary people really populations of interests rather than something more solid? It’s disturbing to think of yourself as so fluid, so potentially unstable, held together only by the shifting influence of available rewards. It’s like being told that atoms are mostly empty and wondering how they can bear weight. Yet the bargaining of interests in a society can produce highly stable institutions; perhaps that’s also true of the internal interests created by a person’s rewards. George Ainslie
  29. Arise and pursue your dreams. Lailah Gifty Akita
  30. As important as it is to possess the willpower to become successful, it’s even more important to have the drive to maintain it after you achieve it. Edmond Mbiaka
  31. As long as I have you there is just one other thing I’ll always need — tremendous self control. Ashleight Brilliant
  32. At the end of the day, I don’t need to work, and I think it’s good that I have the drive and willpower to get up and do something in the morning even though I don’t need to. Petra Stunt
  33. At the most one could say that his chi or … personal god was good. But the Ibo people have a proverb that when a man says yes his chi says yes also. Okonkwo said yes very strongly; so his chi agreed. Chinua Achebe
  34. Attention is the beginning of devotion. Mary Oliver
  35. Awareness by itself is not enough: it must be joined by mastery.  We need gradually to develop a steering ability to keep ourselves from slipping mechanically into this or that sub-personality. Thus we become able to identify with each part of our being as we wish. We can have more choice.  It is the difference between being impotently transported by a roller coaster and, instead, driving a car and being able to choose which way to go and for what purpose to make the journey. Piero Ferrucci, What We May Be, p. 51
  36. Be bold as a lion. Lailah Gifty Akita
  37. Be bold in mind, in spirit and in faith. Lailah Gifty Akita
  38. Be brave to share your story! Each of our stories, have a golden treasure for a specific need. Lailah Gifty Akita
  39. Be confident, be courageous! Lailah Gifty Akita
  40. Be curious, confident and courageous. Lailah Gifty Akita
  41. Be daring, be determined! Lailah Gifty Akita
  42. Be daring, be passionate. Lailah Gifty Akita
  43. Be encouraged! You can fulfil your dream. Lailah Gifty Akita
  44. Be firm. Be bold. Lailah Gifty Akita
  45. Be great! Lailah Gifty Akita
  46. Be invincible – not to weakness, but to defeat. You are defeated only when you think you are defeated. Abhijit Naskar
  47. Be willing for purpose; it pays huge returns on investment. And along the journey, those who dis your willing sacrifice(s) will ponder their own foolishness. T.F. Hodge
  48. Be wise and be persistent – rest will come.
  49. Being a warrior is not about the act of fighting, it’s about being so prepared to face a challenge and believing so strongly in a cause that you are fighting for that you refuse to quit. Richard J. Machowicz
  50. Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. Thomas A. Edison
  51. Being out of control is one of the worst feelings in the world, sometimes even worse than pain.  It is its own kind of pain. Danzae Pace
  52. Believe in yourself. Under-confidence leads to a self-fulfilling prophecy that you are not good enough for your work. Dr Roopleen
  53. Boldly and confidently, reach out to your dreams. Lailah Gifty Akita
  54. Build your life brick upon brick, Live a life of truth, And you will look back on a life of truth. Live a life of fantasy, And you will look back on delusion. Deng Ming-Dao
  55. Building willpower is simple: just do the things you don’t want to do, and don’t do the things you want to do. Robert Celner
  56. Capabilities are born of possibilities and possibilities are born of determination. Abhijit Naskar
  57. Change is the law of life.  And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy
  58. Character- building education is what the world needs – education, that will empower the mind with such an unimaginable strength that one would meet death face to face and say “some other time, pal! Abhijit Naskar
  59. Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius
  60. Conscience whispers, but interest screams aloud. J. Petit-Senn
  61. Consider the postage stamp; its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. Josh Billings
  62. Construct your determination with Sustained Effort, Controlled Attention, and Concentrated Energy.  Opportunities never come to those who wait… they are captured by those who dare to attack. Paul J. Meyer
  63. Continue to exercise your imagination and it will take you higher. Continue to exercise your will and it will take you higher. Continue to exercise your conscience and it will take you higher. Abhijit Naskar
  64. Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win.  Let not the man be discouraged who has these. James Whitcomb Riley
  65. Courage is a strong will. Lailah Gifty Akita
  66. Dare to conquer your soul. Lailah Gifty Akita
  67. Dare to reach beyond the stars. Lailah Gifty Akita
  68. Dare to succeed. You were born to win. Lailah Gifty Akita
  69. Dare to travel on your defined path. Lailah Gifty Akita
  70. Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek. Mario Andretti
  71. Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you. Denis Waitley
  72. Determination is the wake-up call to the human will. Anthony Robbins
  73. Determination that just won’t quit — that’s what it takes. A. J. Foyt
  74. Difficulties strengthen the mind, as does labor the body. Seneca
  75. Disentangle yourself from anything that will not promote your progress. Lailah Gifty Akita
  76. Do all the work you can in your youthful days while you have the greatest strength. Lailah Gifty Akita
  77. Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little course, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  78. Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it. Thomas Jefferson
  79. Do not give your haters the gratification, It means you will never let yourself down. Mohith Agadi
  80. Do not go through life; grow through life. Eric Butterworth
  81. Do not wait for someone to Motivate you; Consider it as a self service and do it yourself. Mohith Agadi
  82. Do whatever you have determined to do. Lailah Gifty Akita
  83. Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to. Oscar Wilde
  84. Don’t accept any negative criticism and negative thoughts. Lailah Gifty Akita
  85. Don’t fight, you’re already injured, live to fight another day. It’s a lost battle anyways. Just quit. No, the battle isn’t over. Although I am injured, but if I quit now, these injuries will always work as a benchmark to quit, today I ain’t fighting the enemy I am fighting myself. If I win this battle today, I will get myself an invincible will and that no enemy can defeat. Shahenshah Hafeez Khan
  86. Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks. Dr Roopleen
  87. Don’t waste your time, living other’s dream. Live your dreams. Dare to be you. Lailah Gifty Akita
  88. Don’t worry about genius.  Don’t worry about being clever.  Trust to hard work, perseverance and determination. The best motto for a long march is: ”Don’t grumble. Plug on! Sir Thomas Treves
  89. Each new day beckons you to walk on the road of self-transcendence. We transcend ourselves, we do not compete with others.  We compete only with our previous achievements, and we get joy. Life is nothing but a perpetual possibility. Sri Chinmoy
  90. Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. Napoleon Hill
  91. Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin
  92. Epic production has less to do with your willpower and more to do with the routines you install. Get those right, and you’ll enjoy exponential results automatically. Robin S. Sharma
  93. Even if things aren’t going the way we want right now, we will always get through it. Stacey T. Hunt
  94. Even when matches don’t work out the way you planned, you’ve always got to stay strong in defence; it’s a matter of willpower and intelligence. Becky Sauerbrunn
  95. Events may be horrible or inescapable. Men have always a choice – if not whether, then how, they may endure. Lois McMaster Bujold
  96. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.  Samuel Beckett
  97. Every defeat makes stronger to stand up with the new willpower. It is the visionary gain, and that leads to real success Ehsan Sehgal
  98. Every single decision of your life is predicated on the healthy functioning of the prefrontal cortex. Even a slight malfunction in a tiny chunk of neuron anywhere in the PFC would lead to the mental deficit in your logical decision-making. Abhijit Naskar
  99. Evil works, we realise, by sapping the will with over-complication. Tom Shippey
  100. Excess exercise tends to be counterbalanced by excess hunger, exemplified by the phrase ‘working up an appetite.’ A few people with extraordinary willpower can resist such hunger day after day, but for the vast majority, weight loss through exercise is a flawed option. Andrew Weil
  101. Exercising will builds esteem from within through action on one’s own behalf; it disproves the premise that only another person can provide it. The result, long in coming and always worth the effort, is the experience of authentic agency in your own life, a sense of self that cannot be destroyed because it is not dependent on anyone else. Jeanne Safer
  102. Failure is a sign post of life, guiding us to the right paths. Lailah Gifty Akita
  103. Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. Herbert Kaufman
  104. Failure only happens when you lose your willpower to continue trying…If we let the obstacles get the best of us then it was our choice to fail, not fate. Lindsey Rietzsch
  105. Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino
  106. Failure? I never encountered it. All I ever met were temporary setbacks. Dottie Walters
  107. Fear deprive us of what we can possess. Lailah Gifty Akita
  108. First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do. Epictetus
  109. Focus on the timeless blessings in life. Lailah Gifty Akita
  110. For a great willpower, no road has length! Mehmet Murat ildan
  111. For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing. Friedrich Nietzsche
  112. For fanaticism is the only form of willpower that even the weak and insecure can be brought to attain. Friedrich Nietzsche
  113. For me with sugar, it’s all about balance. It’s about being strong enough and to have the willpower to say, you know what, Saturday is my treat day, I’m going to eat cake, I’m going to eat dessert, I might eat a packet of biscuits. Adriano Zumbo
  114. Forget about willpower. It’s time for why-power. Your choices are only meaningful when you connect them to your desires and dreams. The wisest and most motivating choices are the ones aligned with that which you identify as your purpose, your core self, and your highest values. You’ve got to want something, and know why you want it, or you’ll end up giving up too easily. Darren Hardy
  115. Freedom is ability to resist any harmful action. Lailah Gifty Akita
  116. Freedom is free from fears, choice of faith. Lailah Gifty Akita
  117. Freedom is free will. Lailah Gifty Akita
  118. Freedom is the brevity to resist detrimental act. Lailah Gifty Akita
  119. Freedom is the decision to live and die, doing what you love. Lailah Gifty Akita
  120. Freedom is will-power to define my path. Lailah Gifty Akita
  121. Freedom is willpower to act for a change. Lailah Gifty Akita
  122. Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history.  Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk. J. C. Penney
  123. Goals are discovered, not made. Richard J. Foster
  124. Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us.  They are essential to really keep us alive. Robert H. Schuller
  125. Gongfu is an ancient Chinese term describing work/devotion/effort that has been successfully applied over a substantial period of time, resulting in a degree of mastery in a specific field.  Although the term is synonymous in the West with martial arts (though it is most over rendered Kung Fu), it is equally applicable to calligraphy, painting, music, or other areas of endeavor. Andy James
  126. Good and evil both increase at compound interest. That is why the little decisions you and I make every day are of such infinite importance. The smallest good act today is the capture of a strategic point from which, a few months later, you may be able to go on to victories you never dreamed of. An apparently trivial indulgence in lust or anger today is the loss of a ridge or railway line or bridgehead from which the enemy may launch an attack otherwise impossible. C.S. Lewis
  127. Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent.  Most talents are, to some extent, a gift.  Good character, by contrast, is not given to us.  We have to build it piece by piece-by thought, choice, courage and determination. John Luther
  128. Good thoughts are no better than good dreams, unless they are executed. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  129. Great minds have purpose. Others have wishes. Washington Irving
  130. Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes. A Chinese Proverb
  131. Habit is a cable.  We weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it. Horace Mann
  132. Hard roads require will of steel! Mehmet Murat ildan
  133. Having a superpower has nothing to do with the ability to fly or jump, or superhuman strength. The truest superpowers are the ones we all possess: willpower, integrity, and most importantly, courage. Jason Reynolds
  134. He hated this feeling of free-floating, just drifting from place to place, thought to thought, without any sense of anchor or root. Nora Roberts
  135. He who is silent is forgotten; he who does not advance falls back; he who stops is overwhelmed; out distanced, crushed; he who ceases to grow becomes smaller; he who leaves off, gives up; the condition of standing still is the beginning of the end. Henri Frédéric Amiel
  136. He who knows his strength has overcome many difficulties. Lailah Gifty Akita
  137. Heaven is blessed with perfect rest but the blessing of earth is toil. Henry van Dyk
  138. History, too, has a penchant for giving birth to itself over and over again, and those whom it appoints agents of change and progress do not always accept their destinies willingly. Aberjhani
  139. How like herrings and onions our vices are in the morning after we have committed them. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  140. Human greatness is not discovered until it is tested; we must be hardened against fortune by fortune itself Seneca, 7 Dialogues
  141. Human strength lies in the will to conquer. Waqas Amin
  142. Humans have continued to evolve quite a lot over the past ten thousand years, and certainly over 100 thousand. Sure, our biology affects our behavior. But it’s unlikely that humans’ early evolution is deeply relevant to contemporary psychological questions about dating or the willpower to complete a dissertation. Annalee Newitz
  143. I am a human, hence a free spirit! Tamuna Tsertsvadze
  144. I am an idealist. I don’t know where I am going, but I am on my way. Carl Sandburg
  145. I am the kind of person who, if my feelings are unrequited, can completely detach from someone emotionally if I simply put my mind to it. Mindy Kaling
  146. I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself. Pietro Aretino
  147. I bid you conquer in your warfare against your four great enemies, the world, the devil, the flesh, and above all, that obstinate and perverse self-will, unaided by which the other three would be comparatively powerless. Augustus William Hare
  148. I cite my own example to all those who say they are depressed! I couldn’t even move my hands properly and was given a few years to live. Youngsters need willpower to fight depression. Sangram Singh
  149. I could see her will leaving and death seeping through her skin to skewer her soul. J.D. Stroube
  150. I dare play the game of life. Lailah Gifty Akita
  151. I do not mind sleepless night to be involved in reading. Lailah Gifty Akita
  152. I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. Bill Cosby
  153. I don’t think it’s merely willpower that makes you able to do something. The world isn’t that simple. To tell the truth, I don’t even think there’s that much correlation between my running every day and whether or not I have a strong will. I think I’ve been able to run for more than twenty years for a simple reason: It suits me. Or at least because I don’t find it all that painful. Human beings naturally continue doing things they like, and they don’t continue what they don’t like. Admittedly, something close to will does play a small part in that. But no matter how strong a will a person has, no matter how much he may hate to lose, if it’s an activity he doesn’t really care for, he won’t keep it up for long. Even if he did, it wouldn’t be good for him. Haruki Murakami
  154. I find nothing more frighening than a man trying to do what he has decided is important. Very little in the world has ever gone astray – at least on a grand scale – because a person decided to be frivolous. Brandon Sanderson
  155. I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it. Mae West
  156. I get Tweets every day from people telling me that ‘Hey, I’m going to overcome my injury or my illness. Cancer. Different diseases. I can beat it because Adrian Peterson showed me the determination and the willpower to be able to prosper and get through adversity whenever it comes.’ Adrian Peterson
  157. I got to tell you, I think (deifying artists) was a huge error. You know, I think that allowing somebody…to believe that he or she is…the source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge too much responsibility to put on one fragile, human psyche. It’s like asking somebody to swallow the sun. It just completely warps and distorts egos, and it creates all these unmanageable expectations about performance. And I think the pressure of that has been killing off our artists for the last 500 years. Elizabeth Gilbert
  158. I have all the patient to wait for what I want. Lailah Gifty Akita
  159. I have been my own disciple and my own master. And I have been a good disciple but a bad master. Antonio Porchia
  160. I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go. Langston Hughes
  161. I have willpower and determination. I am very resilient, like rock. Carnie Wilson
  162. I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Confucius
  163. I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. George Burns
  164. I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. Frank Lloyd Wright
  165. I long to accomplish great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble.  The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. Helen Keller
  166. I love to play the game of life. Lailah Gifty Akita
  167. I never had to try as a kid to stay in shape. In a way, there was no willpower involved. Jamie Bamber
  168. I once wrote a book on courage and what made people courageous. I found it was a strength of belief matched by a strength of willpower. Gordon Brown
  169. I really believe that the more informed you are about the benefits of a healthy bite versus the chain reaction that you’re going to put into effect in your body when you take that bite – you just suddenly don’t want to make that choice for yourself anymore. It’s beyond willpower at that point; it’s become a desire to do something good for yourself. Christie Brinkley
  170. I resolve to eat less food’ sounds good in theory, but it’s often hard to sustain. And if you believe that it’s all willpower, then you’re likely to be upset with yourself if you don’t succeed. Dean Ornish
  171. I shall do everything it becomes me to do. George Eliot
  172. I think in order to accomplish anything in life, you have to visualize yourself there – accepting the award, hearing your song on the radio, whatever it is – or you lose the willpower and the drive. Daya
  173. I think that what London wants are people with ideas and the willpower to get things through. Sol Campbell
  174. I think the hardest part of being a teenage, or any age really, is the misconception that you’re alone. You’re not alone. You’re not the only one going through what you’re going through, and life does get better if you want it to. Ellie Elisabeth
  175. I used to run ten miles every other day and eat very little. I was living in London on my own for the first time and no one was checking on me. I wasn’t anorexic but lost three stone. I weighed around seven. It lasted six months until I ran out of willpower. Honeysuckle Weeks
  176. I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn’t occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea. Thor Heyerdahl
  177. I went vegan because it was a willpower challenge. I’ve been vegetarian, I’ve been pescetarian, and vegan was the next thing. Mya
  178. I will finish what I have began. Lailah Gifty Akita
  179. I will never have the willpower to completely swear off pizza or a good summer sale, but I’m working on realizing the difference between the occasional craving and the compulsion to mindlessly consume as a feeble means of self-medication. Dan Levy
  180. I won’t die. I won’t give those ghouls the pleasure. I’ll live and grow strong. I’ll escape, then hunt them down and make them suffer. Darren Shan
  181. I’m a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it. Thomas Jefferson
  182. If freedom is short of weapons, we must compensate with willpower. Adolf Hitler
  183. If one does not know to which port he is sailing, no wind is favorable. Seneca
  184. If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. Benjamin Franklin
  185. If success is yet to become a reality in your life, you haven’t exhausted your willpower. Edmond Mbiaka
  186. If the fire in your heart is strong enough, it will burn away any obstacles that come your way. Suzy Kassem
  187. If the willingness is there, you can graciously fulfill your dream. Lailah Gifty Akita
  188. If there are ten thousand medieval peasants who create vampires by believing them real, there may be one–probably a child–who will imagine the stake necessary to kill it. But a stake is only stupid wood; the mind is the mallet which drives it home. Stephen King
  189. If we resist our passions, it is more because of their weakness than because of our strength. François, duc de La Rochefoucauld
  190. If you are willing to be a self-learner, you will develop yourself. Lailah Gifty Akita
  191. If you can dream it, you can make it a reality. The possibility lies in your ability, enthusiasm and hardwork to realise it. Lailah Gifty Akita
  192. If you can’t run, you crawl. If you can’t crawl– you find someone to carry you. Joss Whedon
  193. If you dare, you will find strength to fulfil the dream. Lailah Gifty Akita
  194. If you don’t choose what you want, others will give you their choices. Lailah Gifty Akita
  195. If you don’t reach out to me when I am in distress, do you want to celebrate my success? Lailah Gifty Akita
  196. If you feel stronger and good when the weather is sunny, and weaker and bad when the weather is cloudy, then it means your willpower is not powerful yet! Mehmet Murat ildan
  197. If you focus on results, you will never change.  If you focus on change, you will get results. Jack Dixon
  198. If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality. Dr Roopleen
  199. If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you.  What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down. Mary Pickford
  200. If you know the golden treasures of adversity, you will bravely embrace it. Lailah Gifty Akita
  201. If you plan to build walls around me, know this—I will walk through them. Richelle E. Goodrich
  202. If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you. Les Brown
  203. If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal.  Not to people or things. Albert Einstein
  204. If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal. Zig Ziglar
  205. If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative. Woody Allen
  206. If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair.  Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.  Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. Samuel Johnson
  207. If your goal is to lose 10 pounds, you may wake up each day with failure in mind because the goal is hard to reach, and you are progressing only by small amounts. It takes up all your willpower. I recommend that instead of a goal, you have a system. Scott Adams
  208. Imagination is the beginning of creation.  You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and, at last, you create what you will. George Bernard Shaw
  209. Imagine willpower as a closed fist and longing as an open hand. Try closing your fist. How long do you think you can hold that pose? A closed fist requires a lot of attention and energy, and so does willpower. Longing is effortless; it’s just there, like an open hand. Gudjon Bergmann
  210. In difficulties lie no chances. You just bear and face that with the willpower to overcome. Ehsan Sehgal
  211. In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson
  212. In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without a total 100 percent dedication, you won’t be able to do this. Willie Mays
  213. In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless. Aleister Crowley
  214. In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always.
  215. In the midst of the adversity, we can still strive by the grace of God. Lailah Gifty Akita
  216. In todays world, you need to have courage and strong willpower to make things happen. Anurag Prakash Ray
  217. In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time. John Lubbock
  218. Indeed, the best way to think of willpower is not as some shapeless behavioral trait but as a sort of psychic muscle, one that can atrophy or grow stronger depending on how it’s used. Jeffrey Kluger
  219. Instead of being frustrated by adversity, our mind focuses on the adventure of creativity with our thoughts. What a glorious paradise? Lailah Gifty Akita
  220. It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures.  Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done. Samuel Smiles
  221. It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. Franklin Roosevelt
  222. It is easier to act yourself into a new way of feeling rather than feel your way into a new way of acting. G. D. Morgan
  223. It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that really matters in the end. Ursula K. LeGuin
  224. It is hard to begin and harder to finish. Lailah Gifty Akita
  225. It is in changing that things find purpose. Heraclitus
  226. It is not because of setbacks that most entrepreneurs do not reach the finishing line, but because of a lack of willpower and motivation. Danny Mekić
  227. It is not the strongest of the species who survive, not the most intelligent, but those who are the
  228. It is not what we pretend to love, but what we really love, that makes a way for us. Michael Bassey Johnson
  229. It is your life, enthusiastically accept the challenge. Lailah Gifty Akita
  230. It seems to me that perfection of means and confusion of goals seems to characterize our age. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  231. It seems to me that the term ‘free will’ is one of the most manipulated and exploited terms. The real explanation of free will is not that you have free will but that your will can eventually make you free, that will can liberate you, that will can release you from slavery. Torkom Saraydarian
  232. It takes more to abstain than to err, more to avoid mistakes than to make mistakes; but the good thing is that it gets better with practice. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
  233. It’s amazing how willpower can build walls. Yann Martel
  234. It’s hard to tell if I’ve had writer’s block because it seems to me that it’s when nothing comes, but, you know, every day you stare at that computer screen, and I think, ‘It’s never going to happen today. How can I write three pages?’ And the hours pass, and they haven’t shown up, and then at the very end it always happens, so it’s willpower. Andrew Sean Greer
  235. It’s just a matter of willpower. The day you decide it’s over, it’s over. You never get over it. Junot Diaz
  236. It’s nice when you can ride the inspirational wave, but as a writer, you’ll also find how fast you can lose that wave. You must persevere. Charles Lee
  237. It’s not just a matter of poor willpower on the part of the consumer and a give-the-people-what-they-want attitude on the part of the food manufacturers. What I found, over four years of research and reporting, was a conscious effort… to get people hooked on foods that are convenient and inexpensive. Michael Moss
  238. It’s not just the body that must survive a jail term: the spirit and the will and the heart have to make it through as well. If any one of them is broken or destroyed, the man whose living body walks through the gate, at the end of his sentence, can’t be said to have survived it. Gregory David Roberts
  239. It’s a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. Buddha
  240. It’s all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back. Mick Jagger
  241. It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top. Henry Ward Beecher
  242. It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t.  It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not. James Gordon
  243. It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles. Claude Bristol
  244. It’s your willingness and commitment which can set everything right for you more than anything else. Vishal Ostwal
  245. Kill if you will, but command me nothing!’ the gunslinger roared. ‘You have forgotten the faces of those who made you! Stephen King
  246. Knowing is not enough, we must apply.  Willing is not enough, we must do. Johann von Goethe
  247. Leaders aren’t born they are made.  And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.  And that’s the price we have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. Vince Lombardi
  248. Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity. Louis Pasteur
  249. Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen. Peter Marshall
  250. Let’s ask God to help us to self-control for one who lacks it, lacks his grace. Mevlana Rumi
  251. Life abounds in upside downs. Lorin Morgan-Richards
  252. Life has moments that feel as if the sun has blackened to tar and the entire world turned to ice.  It feels as if Hades and his vile demons have risen from the depths of Tartarus solely for the purpose of banding to personally torture you, and that their genuine intent of mental, emotional, and spiritual anguish is tearing you to shreds.  Your heart weighs as heavily as leaden legs which you would drag yourself forward with if not for the quicksand that pulls you down inch by inch, paralyzing your will and threatening oblivion.  And all the while fire and brimstone pour from the sky, pelting only you. Truly, that is what it feels like. But that feeling is a trial that won’t last forever. Never give up. Richelle E. Goodrich
  253. Life is a game of chance. You ought to play the game. Lailah Gifty Akita
  254. Life is a personal race. Run the race of life with all endurance. Lailah Gifty Akita
  255. Life is a struggle with innerself. Lailah Gifty Akita
  256. Life is like a game of cards.  The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play is your own will. Jawaharial Nehru
  257. Life is like a mountain, it has one two and two valleys, it how you manage the valley that determines is you will ever reach the top. Collin McLaughlin
  258. Life is like the wind on the ocean; if it is against you, it doesn’t really matter what direction it comes from or what direction it blows. It also doesn’t matter what you do or fail to do. So you are better off doing whatever you want. Mawuena Addo
  259. Like a garden, the room for self-improvement grows each year. Michael Garofalo
  260. Luthiel: I cannot change what will happen. I can only change how I act in the face of it. Robert Fanney
  261. Make time daily for the development of your spiritual life. Lailah Gifty Akita
  262. Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is. Albert Camus
  263. Many men and women in the world demonstrate great willpower and self-discipline in overcoming bad habits and the weaknesses of the flesh. Ezra Taft Benson
  264. Many of the interdependent mammals, birds, and corals may be vulnerable, living precariously close to the extinction cliff, but nature is also wild and robust, and swings back if given the smallest crack in the concrete. Witness the dandelions. Per Espen Stoknes
  265. Mastery of impulse is all about self-discipline and choice. The mind is a powerful tool with which we have the ability to be in control of ourselves. Alaric Hutchinson
  266. May the enthusiasm of a new year give you a persistent willpower to fulfill your dream. Lailah Gifty Akita
  267. May you find a sacred strength to fulfill your dreams in the coming year. Lailah Gifty Akita
  268. May you the willpower and chase your God-given dreams. Lailah Gifty Akita
  269. Maybe I’d die. Maybe I’d burn to ash in wind, or blacken like the pines. Charred skeletons, I’d add one to the count. I didn’t feel scared. I didn’t think to panic. The trail wasn’t burning. I was raw, ripe for loving. I wasn’t stopping. Aspen Matis
  270. maybe the cure for any burnout is to work harder. Phil Knight
  271. Men who are resolved to find a way for themselves will always find opportunities enough; and if they do not find them, they will make them. Samuel Smiles
  272. Mind is all that counts. Robert Collier
  273. most adaptive to change. Charles Darwin
  274. Most of life’s actions are within our reach, but decisions take willpower. Robert McKee
  275. Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all. Dale Carnegie
  276. Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist, and there are those who said it is the character. They are wrong : it is the willpower. Prof.Salam Al Shereida
  277. Most people want to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch. Robert Orben
  278. Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  279. My body really, really wanted to reproduce when I was 15. It took a lot of civilization, socialization, willpower and some emulsion polymerization technology for me not to reproduce at 15. Penn Jilletten
  280. My father is a master in karate. He always taught me the philosophy of Karate. When I’m talking about philosophy, I mean respect to willpower, self confidence. Those qualities, I think it’s very important, not just for fighting, but for any person. Lyoto Machida
  281. My hope fuels my determination to overcome any difficulty. Lailah Gifty Akita
  282. My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts, but why this should have caused the atrophy of that part of the brain alone, on which the higher tastes depend, I cannot conceive. Charles Darwin
  283. My will shall shape my future. Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man’s doing but my own. I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the key to my destiny. Elaine Maxwell
  284. Neuroscientists have discovered that when you ask the brain to meditate, it gets better not just at meditating, but at a wide range of self-control skills, including attention, focus, stress management, impulse control, and self-awareness. Kelly McGonigal
  285. Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. Life’s Little Instruction Calendar
  286. Never give up, for this is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  287. Never modify your goals, amplify your might. Lailah Gifty Akita
  288. Next to courage, willpower is the most important thing in politics. Paul Johnson
  289. Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. George Washington
  290. No living thing ever defeated Tain Hu in battle. Only the tide could fight her. Only the moon and the sea together could bring her down. Seth Dickinson
  291. No matter how tough you are or how much willpower or determination you have, if there’s something wrong with your body, it’s going to shut down and stop. It’s good to have those qualities, but it’s important to know what you’re pushing against. Ken Shamrock
  292. No one is wise by birth.  Wisdom results from one’s own efforts. Krishnamacharya
  293. No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything. B. Dodge
  294. No success was won without self- determination and self-discipline. Lailah Gifty Akita
  295. Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it. Malcolm X
  296. Not being able to govern events, I govern myself, and apply myself to them, if they will not apply themselves to me. Michel de Montaigne
  297. Not using faults does not mean that one does not have them. Antonio Porchia
  298. Nothing can replace confidence and single-minded pursuit of purpose. Lailah Gifty Akita
  299. Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. Thomas Jefferson
  300. 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
  301. Nothing great could ever be achieved, without personal force, determined spirit and self-confidence. Lailah Gifty Akita
  302. Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. William James
  303. Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values – and witnesses. Franklin P. Jones
  304. Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily.  If it did, I doubt that we would ever grow. Eknath Easwaran
  305. Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared to believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance. Bruce Barton
  306. Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle.  It’s a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment. Eric Butterworth
  307. Now it’s easy to see as I watch it all from above. Sometimes the things that are best for us are those we have to let go of. Monica Carolan
  308. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. Henry Ford
  309. Once you are clear with the process of input-output and its consequence, you become more careful with every choice and decisions with your life. Roshan Sharma
  310. Once you reach the brink of your will power, you have two options either give up, or keep going. That decision decides whether you’ll reach your goal. Abhijit Naskar
  311. One supreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower, but fantasy and imagination that creates.  Imagination is the creative force.  Imagination creates reality. Richard Wagner
  312. Only when I grew, did I understand what that strength was: the willpower, that ardent force only human souls can possess – the power to continue on one’s path no matter the mistakes and obstacles, and never give up on one’s true essence. Tamuna Tsertsvadze
  313. Only your Willpower can fight the bad influences around you. Mohith Agadi
  314. Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently  believe, and upon which we must vigorously act.  There is no other route to success. Stephan A. Brennan
  315. Our tendency is to be strong, self-sufficient, and dependent on our own willpower, but rather than try harder, we should reach out to the God who is all powerful. John Townsend
  316. People are not born with any entirety. With the time we take to achieve it. For it requires concentration and willpower. Sudeb Gharami
  317. People do not lack strength, they lack will. Victor Hugo
  318. Personal force, determined spirit and self confidence are your greatest self. Lailah Gifty Akita
  319. Positive anything is better that negative nothing. Elbert Hubbard
  320. Power is given only to those you allow to have power over you. No man was born with a master. The only master of all is the Creator, and he created all men to be free. Freedom is a God-given right, not a human-granted gift. No man should have to fight to breathe in good health and peace. Suzy Kassem
  321. Problems are only opportunities in work clothes. Henry J. Kaiser
  322. Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. Don Marquis
  323. Procrastination is the thief of time. Edward Young
  324. Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done. Russell W. Davenport
  325. Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom’s root. Robert Burns
  326. Purity is the power to contemplate defilement. Simone Weil
  327. Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts.  This is the secret of success. Swami Sivananda
  328. Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. Sophocles
  329. Re-wilding is a story of nature’s amazing capacity to rebound. It tells of the resilience of birch and pine, the dogged persistence of badger and fox, of dandelion and vine, the dark and voiceless worlds of algae and fungi. Per Espen Stoknes
  330. Read, mediate and speak the word of God into your mind, soul and spirit. Lailah Gifty Akita
  331. Recognise and reach out to the inherent great power within you. Lailah Gifty Akita
  332. Regimes may fall and fail, but I do not. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
  333. Research shows that willpower is more important than IQ. That’s why the point isn’t to become smarter, but to become more self-disciplined. Adam Kirk Smith
  334. Resiliency, like a cartwheel, requires core strength and a disregard for gravity. Only one of which can be willed. Amy Koppelman
  335. Resist any form of oppression. Lailah Gifty Akita
  336. Saying ‘I love you’ is the only best way of signing a pact with your life partner. Either you surrender your Will to him or him to you! Mwanandeke Kindembo
  337. See first that the design is wise and just; that ascertained, pursue it resolutely. William Shakespeare
  338. Self confidence is the greatest courage for any success. Lailah Gifty Akita
  339. Self-discovery is the greatest asset. Lailah Gifty Akita
  340. Self-respect is the root of discipline:  The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel
  341. Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on. Richard Cecil
  342. Setbacks add some salt to every sweet success. Michael Garofalo
  343. Shame and self-loathing has its upside. Without despising oneself, a person might delay ascending to a heightened degree of self-consciousness. Taking the first step towards redemption requires a tremendous commitment and much willpower. Kilroy J. Oldster
  344. She accepts the world as it is and the world accepts her thus. She is not mastered. What is done to her cannot confine what she will do. Seth Dickinson
  345. She knows her timing, always knows. The time to strike or the time to starve. Her eyes as a clock, she watches she waits she learns, and in the second she blinks, she changes her mind just like that. Anthony Liccione
  346. Simple tasks have become unmanageable, a spider spinning a web poised to entrap me with cunning skill. Dave Cenker
  347. Since self-control is vital to reaching long-term goals, befriending people with willpower could be the secret to success. Whether you’re tempted to skip that workout at the gym, or you’re considering blowing this month’s budget, spending time with a disciplined friend could boost your motivation to maintain healthy habits. Amy Morin
  348. Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look at what
  349. Sometimes adversity becomes the fuel in which we run on. Lailah Gifty Akita
  350. Sometimes it’s like: If something terrifies you, you should totally do it BECAUSE it terrifies you. And then you’ll do it and you’ll realise what you’re capable of. Jonathan Saccone-Joly
  351. Sometimes, situation may be uncomfortable but must endure. Lailah Gifty Akita
  352. Sometimes, we feel conscious but unable to move our body. The first thing to do is focus in a prayer, then start to wink frequently. By this way, slowly but sure our body can be moved totally by our persistent willpower. Toba Beta
  353. Stand firm as surefooted as deer. Lailah Gifty Akita
  354. Stand like a beaten anvil. It is the part of a good athlete to be bruised and to prevail. Ignatius of Antioch
  355. Stay focus on the goal. Lailah Gifty Akita
  356. Steps can then be taken to slow down the natural progression before it gets started. It doesn’t work to allow all the preliminary intimacies and then hope to stop the progression just short of intercourse. Very few people have the willpower to do that. James C. Dobson
  357. Strength does not come from physical activity.  It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi
  358. Strength is a matter of the made-up mind. John Beecher
  359. Success is a state of mind.  If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success. Dr. Joyce Brothers
  360. Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
  361. Success is never permanent, and failure is never final. Mike Ditka
  362. Success is not a game of luck; it is a game of willpower. Edmond Mbiaka
  363. Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. Earl Wilson
  364. Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal. Earl Nightingale
  365. Success requires discipline, dedication and diligence to the very end. Lailah Gifty Akita
  366. Successful weight loss takes programming, not willpower. Phil McGraw
  367. The achievements of willpower are almost beyond computation. Scarcely anything seems impossible to the man who can will strongly enough and long enough. Orison Swett Marden
  368. The answer to New Orleans’s levee woes is painfully obvious: money and willpower. Douglas Brinkley
  369. The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses.  No one to lean on, rely on, or blame.  The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins. Bob Moawad
  370. The best way out is always through. Robert Frost
  371. The biggest enemies of willpower: temptation, self-criticism, and stress, these three skills —self-awareness, self-care, and remembering what matter most— are the foundation for self-control. Kelly McGonigal
  372. The brevity of life is grace to walk on your own path. Lailah Gifty Akita
  373. The certainty within our spirit made the dream reality. Lailah Gifty Akita
  374. The concept of fate is an open insult against man’s willpower! Mehmet Murat ildan
  375. The courage to keep trying is the willingness to triumph. Lailah Gifty Akita
  376. The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center.  So does a person. Norman Vincent Peale
  377. The doorway to health, higher intelligence and inexhaustible creativity lies in your willingness to live from Source. Risk being who you are meant to be; you are more compassionate, colorful, imaginative, visionary, more sensitive than you think. Lynne Gordon-Mündel
  378. The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror. Joyce Meyer
  379. The environment in which you first find yourself. Mark Caine
  380. The first attribute that characterizes the greater man from the moron is his thicker layer of inhibition. Martin H. Fischer
  381. The first question he had been concerned with—a long time now—was why most crimes were so easily discovered and solved, and why nearly every criminal left so clear a trail. He arrived by degrees at a variety of curious conclusions, and, in his opinion, the chief cause lay not so much in the material impossibility of concealing the crime as in the criminal himself; nearly every criminal, at the moment of the crime, was subject to a collapse of will-power and reason, exchanging them for an extraordinary childish heedlessness, and that just at the moment when judgment and caution were most indispensable. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  382. The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to a captive of
  383. The forthputting of willpower is a means of strengthening willpower. The will becomes strong by exercise. To stick to a thing till you are master is a test of intellectual discipline and power. Orison Swett Marden
  384. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Rosevelt
  385. The germ of success in whatever you want to accomplish is in your will power. Paramahansa Yogananda
  386. The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. Moliere
  387. The greatest thing to conquer is self. Lailah Gifty Akita
  388. The greatest waste in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could become. Ben Herbster
  389. The illusion of fear accompanies goals to test the will to succeed. T.F. Hodge
  390. The inspired words, which flush my mind, come from a higher power! Lailah Gifty Akita
  391. The intelligent want self-control; children want candy. Mevlana Rumi
  392. The is a secret for greater self-control, the science points to one thing: the power of paying attention. Kelly McGonigal
  393. The life of the professional writer – like that of any freelance, whether she be a plumber or a podiatrist – is predicated on willpower. Without it there simply wouldn’t be any remuneration, period. Will Self
  394. The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy — invincible determination — a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory. Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton
  395. 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
  396. The measure of a man is his state of mind. Lailah Gifty Akita
  397. The mind is a magnetic field. When it a attract good thoughts, it will produce good deeds. Lailah Gifty Akita
  398. The most essential factor is persistence — the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come. –  James Whitcomb Riley
  399. The most important attribute of man as a moral being is the faculty of self-control. Herbert Spencer
  400. The most important thing about having goals is having one. Geoffrey F. Abert
  401. The most useless are those who never change through the years. James Barrie
  402. The obstacles that distract thought are disease, apathy, doubt, carelessness, indolence, dissipation, false vision, failure to attain a firm basis in yoga, and restlessness. Pantanjali
  403. The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck. Channing Pollock
  404. The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn… and change. Carl Rogers
  405. The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Oscar Wilde
  406. The past cannot be changed, but the future is still in your power. Hugh White
  407. The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder. Thomas Carlyle
  408. The power you feel when you see the Pyramids is the great will and mind power of the ancient people who built them! Mehmet Murat ildan
  409. The principle is competing against yourself. Steve Young
  410. The secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life, and in elevating them to art. William Morris
  411. The secret of health both for mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly. Buddha
  412. The strength of being is divinity within the soul. Lailah Gifty Akita
  413. The subconscious mind does not know what we call willpower, its magic comes from the imagination. Alan Maiccon
  414. The success of a great will is the greatest driving force for the success of a weak will! Mehmet Murat ildan
  415. The time is always right to do what is right. Martin Luther King Jr.
  416. The time to begin most things is ten years ago. Mignon McLaughlin
  417. The trouble with resisting temptation is it may never come your way again. Korman’s Law
  418. The war we must must win is fought within. Tom Payne
  419. The weak-willed gratified themselves with needless displays of power. Max Gladstone
  420. The widely observed scientific finding that self-control is limited may reflect people’s beliefs about willpower, not their true physical and mental limits. The research on this idea is just beginning, and no one is claiming that humans have an unlimited capacity for self-control. But it is appealing to think that we often have more willpower than we believe we do. It also raises the possibility that we can, like athletes, push past the feeling of willpower exhaustion to make it to the finish line of our own willpower challenges. Kelly McGonigal
  421. The will is your most important asset. If you lose it, you have lost everything. Dele Ayo Bankole
  422. The will to dare, the power to act. Lailah Gifty Akita
  423. The world is full of willing people – some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. Robert Frost
  424. The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.  Elbert Hubbard
  425. The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  426. The world needs courage and conscience that can penetrate into the darkest mysteries and secrets of the universe. Abhijit Naskar
  427. The world needs gigantic strong wills in front of which even the mountains will be crumbled. Abhijit Naskar
  428. The world needs something from you, my friend. It needs the heart that is deep as the ocean and infinite as the outer-space. Can you provide that my friend! Can you make your will so large and your conscience so sharp that in front of which, a thousand Everests and a thousand Kilimanjaros would bow! Abhijit Naskar
  429. The world you live in is very harsh and can easily run you off the rails of your life. Don’t fall prey to the illusion that a will of granite or iron shall suffice when you want to achieve something. What you need, what everyone needs, is a will of diamond. Beinsa Douno
  430. The world’s greatest achievers have been those who have always stayed focussed on their goals and have been consistent in their efforts. Dr Roopleen
  431. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell
  432. There are tomorrows on their way worth the struggles of today. Never give up. Richelle E. Goodrich
  433. There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail. Eric Fromm
  434. There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable. Mark Twain
  435. There is a huge difference between failing and failure. Failing is trying something that you learn doesn’t work. Failure is throwing in the towel and giving up. True success comes from failing repeatedly and as quickly as possible, before your cash or your willpower runs out. Jay Samit
  436. There is no allurement or enticement, actual or imaginary, which a well-disciplined mind may not surmount.  The wish to resist more than half accomplishes the object. Charlotte Dacre
  437. There is no match for human determination. Abhijit Naskar
  438. There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power. Honoré de Balzac
  439. There is no such thing as an ordinary human. Crisis and willpower can turn even the most ordinary human into the most extraordinary beacon of hope and will. Abhijit Naskar
  440. There is not great talent without great will power. Honore de Balzac
  441. There is nothing to lose in life. Be courageous! Lailah Gifty Akita
  442. There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about
  443. There’s no doubt that Mexican men and women full of dignity, willpower and a capacity for work are doing the work that not even blacks want to do in the United States. Vicente Fox
  444. There’s no guarantee of disaster-free in any world religion, but love, faith and knowledge give men hope and willpower. Toba Beta
  445. They can do when they stick together. Vesta Kelly
  446. They don’t want to discourage it completely. Franklin P. Jones
  447. They fear their higher self, because when it speaks, it speaks demandingly. Friedrich Nietzsche
  448. They must change often, who would be constant in happiness. Confucius
  449. things which are beyond the power of our will. Epictetus
  450. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. David J. Schwartz
  451. This is a candidate who never even thought about policy. What Trump represents is pure willpower and the notion of breaking through the system. Newt Gingrich
  452. This was what Roland would do – go on until someone made him stop, and then a few yards further still if he could. Stephen King
  453. Those that only take a nibble here and a nibble there will never attain anything … Those who really want to be yogis must give up, once and for all, this nibbling at things.  Take up one idea.  Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Swami Vivekananda
  454. Those who flee temptation generally leave a forwarding address. Lane Olinghouse
  455. Though I am faced with many adversities, my heart will not faint. Lailah Gifty Akita
  456. Tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens to the which our wills are gardeners. William Shakespeare, Othello
  457. To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. Anatole France
  458. To err is human, to repent divine, to persist devilish. Benjamin Franklin
  459. To labor is to pray. Motto of the Benedictines
  460. To resist a compulsion with willpower alone is to hold back an avalanche by melting the snow with a candle. It just keeps coming and coming and coming. David Adam
  461. To trust your own is incredible willpower to overcome all your obstacles. Ehsan Sehgal
  462. To turn your dreams into reality, all your resources, efforts and concentration should be aligned in the same direction. Dr Roopleen
  463. To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold to that action till the goal is reached. The key is action. Michael Hanson
  464. Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform. Edward Young
  465. Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. Jimmy Lyon
  466. Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  467. Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  468. Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. Frank Outlaw
  469. We all have dreams.  But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort. Jessie Owens
  470. We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.  Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction. Bill Gates
  471. We are a product of the choices we make, not the circumstances that we face. Roger Crawford
  472. We are being conditioned, as a population, to never wait, to never delay our gratification, to accept thoughtless, constant consumption as the new norm. But how we think about consumption and willpower carry enormous implications for the environment and the culture of society as a whole. Jenna Wortham
  473. We are leashed by societal norms, defined by our willingness to conform, but limited only by our imagination. Michael Holbrook
  474. We are uniquely magnificent! Lailah Gifty Akita
  475. We are what we think. Buddha
  476. We can make the dream come true. Lailah Gifty Akita
  477. We can use decision-making to choose the habits we want to form, use willpower to get the habit started, then – and this is the best part – we can allow the extraordinary power of habit to take over. At that point, we’re free from the need to decide and the need to use willpower. Gretchen Rubin
  478. We can’t change by fancy methods. We can’t change by mere willpower. But God’s Spirit working in us can help us to will and to act according to his good purpose. Joshua Harris
  479. We deify willpower and self-control – and mock its absence. People who achieve through remarkable willpower are ‘strong’ and ‘heroic.’ People who need help or structure are ‘weak.’ This is crazy – because few of us can accurately gauge or predict our willpower. Marshall Goldsmith
  480. We have enough grace for everything. Lailah Gifty Akita
  481. We know what it is to get out of bed on a freezing morning in a room without a fire, and how the very vital principle within us protests against the ordeal. Probably most persons have lain on certain mornings for an hour at a time unable to brace themselves to the resolve. We think how late we shall be, how the duties of the day will suffer; we say, “I must get up, this is ignominious,” etc.; but still the warm couch feels too delicious, the cold outside too cruel, and resolution faints away and postpones itself again and again just as it seemed on the verge of bursting the resistance and passing over into the decisive act. Now how do we ever get up under such circumstances? If I may generalize from my own experience, we more often than not get up without any struggle or decision at all. We suddenly find that we have got up. A fortunate lapse of consciousness occurs; we forget both the warmth and the cold; we fall into some revery connected with the day’s life, in the course of which the idea flashes across us, “Hollo! I must lie here no longer” – an idea which at that lucky instant awakens no contradictory or paralyzing suggestions, and consequently produces immediately its appropriate motor effects. It was our acute consciousness of both the warmth and the cold during the period of struggle, which paralyzed our activity then and kept our idea of rising in the condition of wish and not of will. The moment these inhibitory ideas ceased, the original idea exerted its effects. William James
  482. We like slipping, but not falling; our real anxiety is to be tempted enough. Augustus William Hare
  483. We may think there is  willpower involved, but more likely change is due to want power.  Wanting the new addiction more than the old one.  Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now. George Sheehan
  484. We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden. Goethe
  485. We must serve while we have strength. Lailah Gifty Akita
  486. We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,and then leap in the dark to our success. Henry D. Thoreau
  487. We need to develop new strategies overcome every challenge. Lailah Gifty Akita
  488. We need to feel like the person who wants to do the right thing. Moral licensing turns out to be, at its core, an identity crisis. We only reward ourselves for good behavior if we believe that who we really are is the self that wants to be bad. From this point of view, every act of self-control is a punishment, and only self-indulgence is a reward. Kelly McGonigal
  489. We should all expect to be able to die with comfort, dignity and love. Our society does not lack the wealth to realise this aspiration, but the willpower. Owen Jones
  490. We shrink from change; yet is there anything that can come into being without it? Marcus Aurelius
  491. We used to live in Patiala in the early ’90s. I was hardly six or seven, can’t remember the exact age. There was a devastating flood: at least four feet water was inside the house. For good 14-15 days, we survived without proper food. Probably this was the incident that triggered our willpower. Sandeep Singh
  492. We want to design interventions to teach people how to harness their considerable willpower. Carol S. Dweck
  493. What I know is that if you’re going to play half-court, you’d better have the greatest executioners of half-court basketball. If you run, you test the stamina and willpower of the other team. That’s what I learned as a player. Tom Heinsohn
  494. What I want from you comrade, what the world wants from you, O dearest, are the neurons of steel, within which dwells a mind of the same material of which the thunderbolt is made. Abhijit Naskar
  495. What is now proved was once only imagined. William Blake
  496. What is success?  I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose. Margaret Thatcher
  497. What it boils down to is this – it’s up to you to get hold of you mind, control  it, quiet it.  God does the rest.  And immediately, as Eckhart says, “The being ready and the pouring in are all one act. Nancy Pope, Mayorga
  498. What makes resisting temptation difficult for many people is
  499. What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him.  What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him. Victor Frankl
  500. What may be done at any time will be done at no time. Scottish Proverb
  501. What really distinguishes this generation in all countries from earlier generations … is its determination to act, its joy in action, the assurance of being able to change things by one’s own efforts. Hannah Arendt
  502. What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. Otto Rank
  503. 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
  504. What you see to be difficult now, is likely to be the easiest thing ever later when you deliberately get your willpower trained over it by repeated attempts! Don’t give up! Israelmore Ayivor
  505. What’s money anyhow? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. Bob Dylan
  506. Whatever your passion is, keep doing it. Don’t waste time chasing after success or comparing yourself to others. Every flower blooms at a different pace. Excel at doing what your passion is and only focus on perfecting it. Eventually people will see what you are great at doing, and if you are truly great, success will come chasing after you. Suzy Kassem
  507. When people have a willpower failure, it’s because they haven’t anticipated a situation that’s going to come along. Charles Duhigg
  508. When scientists analyze people who appear to have tremendous self-control, it turns out those individuals aren’t all that different from those who are struggling. Instead, “disciplined” people are better at structuring their lives in a way that does not require heroic willpower and self-control. James Clear
  509. When some give you advice, say ‘thank you’. Then, you must seek the quietness of your spirit for a reflection and direction. Lailah Gifty Akita
  510. When the will is ready the feet are light. Proverb
  511. When things don’t change any longer, that’s the end result of entropy, the heat-death of the universe. The more things go on moving, interrelating, conflicting, changing, the less balance there is – and the more life. Ursula K. Le Guin
  512. When we crumble under the exorbitant weight of conspicuous commodities and the material pressure in a universe of illusion, life may become disheveled and devastated, while our mind has been dumbed down and our willpower crippled. Erik Pevernagie
  513. When we say “I must try differently” we mean that the most relevant variable lies in the situation within which intention is being exerted, that we should look to the environment, to the ways it pushes and pulls at us, and in this study find the means to alter that interaction. Allen Wheelis
  514. When willpower dies, the door of the imagination is reborn; silence dwells in our lives and fills us with love. Alan Maiccon
  515. When you blame others, you give up your power to change. Douglas Noel Adams
  516. When you have a limited theory of willpower, you’re constantly on alert, constantly monitoring yourself. ‘Am I tired? Am I hungry? Do I need a break? How am I feeling?’ And at the first sign that something is flagging, you think, ‘I need a rest or a boost.’ Carol S. Dweck
  517. When you see a thing clearly in your mind, your creative ”success mechanism” within you takes over and does the job much better than you could do it by conscious effort or “willpower. Maxwell Maltz
  518. When you start something, make sure that you’re willing to take the time to finish it right because, honey, the work you put into it will be more than worth it in the end. The best things always are. C.M. Stunich
  519. When your only regret is if anyone thinks you regret anything – that is the definition of conviction. Criss Jami
  520. Whenever you reach a barrier, you must choose one of two things. Let it be the end of explore what the darkness brings. Monica Carolan
  521. Where there is a will, there is a balcony of possibilities. Abhijit Naskar
  522. Where there’s a will, there’s a potential for murder. Brahms Lewis
  523. Who is fit to govern others?  He who governs himself. You might as well have said: nobody. Augustus William Hare
  524. Will and intellect are one and the same. Baruch Spinoza
  525. Will is character in action. William McDougall
  526. Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see. Arthur Schopenhauer
  527. Willingness is essential in any initiation or in making any dream come true.  “I can’t” often means “I won’t.”  You can change “I won’t” to “I will” with will power. Marcia Wieder
  528. Willpower and determination have their limits. A compelling life purpose, one you believe God created you for, will help you push beyond those limits. Tom Cunningham
  529. Willpower and self-discipline are more effective than intellect and talent. Akiroq Brost
  530. Willpower is breath and heartbeat of life; Life blooms in the girdle of taut willpower. Praveen Kumar
  531. Willpower is but the unflinching purpose to carry a task you set for yourself to fulfillment. If I set for myself a task, be it ever so trifling, I shall see it through. How else should I have the confidence in myself to do important things? George S Clason
  532. Willpower is essential to the accomplishment of anything worthwhile. Brian Tracy
  533. Willpower is just another name for the idea of choosing long-term outcomes rather than short-term ones. António R. Damásio
  534. Willpower is nothing but willingness to do. B.K.S. Iyengar
  535. Willpower is so common among highly successful people that many see its characteristics as synonymous with success. Peter Senge
  536. Willpower is steam for life’s locomotion. Praveen Kumar
  537. Willpower is the art of replacing one habit for another. Michael Garofalo
  538. 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
  539. Willpower is the shortest shortcut to success. Mehmet Murat ildan
  540. Willpower is the strength of mind to carry out one’s goals. Sandy Anderson
  541. Willpower isn’t just a skill. It’s a muscle, like the muscles in your arms or legs, and it gets tired as it works harder, so there’s less power left over for other things. Charles Duhigg
  542. Willpower, though important in its own way, is never enough. In order for you to be truly powerful, you must open up and trust in something beyond yourself—something you cannot prove for certain. Seth Adam Smith
  543. Wins – not through strength but by perseverance. Jackson Brown
  544. Wisdom warns against desire, but there is power in wanting, power that can fuel the will and keep lit that precious torch, hope. Eugene Uttley, The Boon: Thoughts of a Schizophrenic in Remission
  545. Wishes are like seeds – few ever develop into something. Michael Garofalo
  546. With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower. Johnny Weissmuller
  547. With moderate physical training, you can control anything in your body. You don’t have to be an athlete to do it, and this isn’t just about people with disabilities – it’s about everyone. You just have to have the willpower, the mindset, and the desire to want to better yourself. RJ Mitte
  548. Without an anchor, we can be drifted to any shore. May you find hope as anchor. Lailah Gifty Akita
  549. Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. Benjamin Franklin
  550. Without the will or desire to achieve one is like flotsam on the oceans of time. Steven Redhead
  551. Words are spiritual. Think, speak and affirm positive words. Lailah Gifty Akita
  552. Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. Parkinson’s Law
  553. Yet she also longed for moments when she might be weak, when she need not prove anything to anyone. Jan-Philipp Sendker
  554. Yoga is a light which, once lit, will never dim. The better you practice, the brighter the flame. B. K. S. Iyengar
  555. You always pass failure on the way to success. Micky Rooney
  556. You are backed by great power. Press onwards, you will succeed. Lailah Gifty Akita
  557. You are successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal. Charles Carlson
  558. You are what your deep, driving desire is. As your deep, driving desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny. Unknown
  559. You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. Jan Glidewell
  560. You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world. Sheila Graham
  561. You can shine wherever you are. Lailah Gifty Akita
  562. You dare travel on the sacred road, although you may not know the end. Lailah Gifty Akita
  563. You decide your own level of involvement. Chuck Palahniuk
  564. You don’t find will power, you create it. Unknown
  565. You don’t get what you want, you get what you can. Bangambiki Habyarimana
  566. You give anybody a billion dollars, and of course they are passionate. Passion is one of those things like willpower in that there’s ‘magical thinking’ about it. You’ve got to be careful about ‘magical thinking.’ Scott Adams
  567. You got to be careful if your don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there. Yogi Berra
  568. You have a beautiful soul. Lailah Gifty Akita
  569. You have a very powerful mind that can make anything happen as long as you keep yourself centered. Wayne W. Dyer
  570. You have to believe in a placebo or it won’t work, but if it works, it’s obviously working in some indirect way, through feedback in the immune system, let us say, or in the willpower of the patient to take a more strenuous exercise in their own therapy. Charles Jencks
  571. You have to conquer every obstacle to realize the goal. Lailah Gifty Akita
  572. You have to conquer every obstacle, before you can reach the top of the mountain. Lailah Gifty Akita
  573. You have to go head, even if no one goes with you. Lailah Gifty Akita
  574. You have to passionately want it to possess it. Lailah Gifty Akita
  575. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. Beverly Sills
  576. You may delay, but time will not. Benjamin Franklin
  577. You may encounter many disappointments. Be strong. Tell yourself, I am good enough, I will try again. Lailah Gifty Akita
  578. You may have control of your life, but you cannot control your environment. You cannot control the economy, trends, family circumstances, accidents, unexpected expenses, and the weather of life. You cannot control other people and their moods, personal situations, or issues. You cannot control biases or changes in your industry of choice. You cannot control jealousy and envy in others. Unfortunately you cannot control everything. However, you can control your own STRENGTH to get back up and START AGAIN. Suzy Kassem
  579. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Wayne Gretzky
  580. You must admit you have self-control before you can use it. Carrie Latet
  581. You must be willing, determined and persistent to achieve your goals. Lailah Gifty Akita
  582. You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills. Jim Rohn
  583. You must endure long enough to be victorious. Lailah Gifty Akita
  584. You must endure willingly for the fulfillment dreams. Lailah Gifty Akita
  585. You must have the willpower to avoid what is bad. It’s simple: If you indulge, you will develop a bulge. Jeetendra
  586. You must stay close to your problems and solve them, because running away doesn’t work; Even if it does, it will only make you weak. Mohith Agadi
  587. You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. Denis Waitley
  588. You need to draw upon your willpower to accomplish the self-assigned task of mastering self-control. Dr Prem Jagyasi
  589. You ought to dare impossible things. These will be possible by ceaseless reliance on a higher power. Lailah Gifty Akita
  590. You ought to find all your might, to climb a higher height. Lailah Gifty Akita
  591. You possess great strength and vitality. Lailah Gifty Akita
  592. You were not born to make only a living but to live life. Lailah Gifty Akita
  593. You will succeed at the sacred time. Lailah Gifty Akita
  594. Your haters gather the most at the sidelines. Johnnie Dent Jr.
  595. Your imagination, your will, your conscience – these are almighty – they make you achieve things that no human being has ever achieved in history. Abhijit Naskar
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