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Letter "W" » Will
«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.»
«You have to do it yourself, no one else will do it for you. You must work out your own salvation.»
«So many of our DREAMS at first seem Impossible, then they seem Improbable, and then when we Summon the Will, they soon become Inevitable.»
«There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.»
Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox
, No Control
, The Firm
«At least one time in your life, train with the will to die.»
«Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.»
«You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.»
«Do or do not... there is no try.»
«Love is not a feeling. Love is an action, an activity. . .Genuine love implies commitment and the exercise of wisdom. . . . love as the will to extend oneself for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth.....true love is an act of will that often transcends ephemeral feelings of love or cathexis, it is correct to say, 'Love is as love does'.»
«Knowing is not enough, you must apply; willing is not enough, you must do.»