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A collection of famous willpower quotes and sayings including strong-will, will-and-determination, strength, courage, success, failure, training, discipline, and power.

'Willpower' Quotes That Will Make You Pick Up The Threads

We all posses some willpower within us but there can be moments when you find your motivation waning. So at times when you find your willpower dwindling just turn to your favourite set of willpower quotes that are sure to foster new gusto. Following is a compilation of quotable quotes and thoughts on willpower that will help you power through. Scroll through the famous, inspiring, motivating and popular quotes and sayings on willpower by celebrities, motivational speakers, influential personalities, philosophers, business personalities and leaders that will help you train your willpower like a muscle.

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

Robert A. Heinlein
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

Jorge Luis Borges
Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.

Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.

Albert Einstein
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.

Dr. Seuss
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

Oscar Wilde
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.

You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.

John Lennon
No, I will be the pattern of all patience; I will say nothing.

No, I will be the pattern of all patience; I will say nothing.

William Shakespeare
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

C. S. Lewis
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.

Mahatma Gandhi
If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.

If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.

William Shakespeare
Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.

Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.

J. K. Rowling
Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

Roald Dahl
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

Roald Dahl
You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it's always their actions you should judge them by. It's actions, not words, that matter.

You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it's always their actions you should judge them by. It's actions, not words, that matter.

Nicholas Sparks
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

Albert Camus
In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.

In vain have I struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.

Jane Austen
The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.

The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.

C. S. Lewis
I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.

I may neither choose who I would, nor refuse who I dislike; so is the will of a living daughter curbed by the will of a dead father.

William Shakespeare
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

Frederick Douglass
A good friend will always stab you in the front.

A good friend will always stab you in the front.

Oscar Wilde
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.

Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.

Lady Gaga
Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.

Mark Twain
It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood.

It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood.

William Shakespeare
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.

Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.

Voltaire
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.

You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.

Oscar Wilde
One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.

One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.

Jack Kerouac
There are many events in the womb of time, which will be delivered.

There are many events in the womb of time, which will be delivered.

William Shakespeare
I will praise any man that will praise me.

I will praise any man that will praise me.

William Shakespeare
Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.

Sylvia Plath
I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.

I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.

Edgar Allan Poe
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

Oscar Wilde
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.

Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.

One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.

Sigmund Freud
He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.

He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.

William Shakespeare
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.

We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.

C. S. Lewis
When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.

When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.

William Shakespeare
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix
Hope
Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, 
Whispering 'it will be happier'...

Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...

Alfred Lord Tennyson
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.

Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.

Leonardo da Vinci
Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.

Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.

Ernest Hemingway
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.

I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.

Mahatma Gandhi
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

Colette
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.

Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.

Victor Hugo
Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.

Paulo Coelho
I realize only one person will be damaged beyond repair if Peeta dies. Me.

I realize only one person will be damaged beyond repair if Peeta dies. Me.

Suzanne Collins
That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.

Emily Dickinson
If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?

Rumi
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

Abraham Lincoln
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.

Mark Twain
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.

August Wilson
All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate…I choose love.

All your life, you will be faced with a choice. You can choose love or hate…I choose love.

Johnny Cash
The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image.

The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image.

Thomas Merton
One can never have enough socks,

One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore. "Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.

J. K. Rowling
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

Thomas Jefferson
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.

Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.

Mark Twain
My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.

My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.

Abraham Lincoln
My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.

My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.

William Shakespeare
There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.

There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.

Jane Austen
Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.

Max Lucado
You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.

You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.

Stephen King
A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.

A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.

Hunter S. Thompson
Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft were written by men.

Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft were written by men.

Neil Gaiman
Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.

Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.

Carl Sagan
I'm not sentimental--I'm as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,
is that the sentimental person thinks things will last--the romantic
person has a desperate confidence that they won't.

I'm not sentimental--I'm as romantic as you are. The idea, you know, is that the sentimental person thinks things will last--the romantic person has a desperate confidence that they won't.

F. Scott Fitzgerald
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

Barack Obama
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

Marcus Aurelius
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.

Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.

Neil Gaiman
So I wait for you like a lonely house
till you will see me again and live in me.
Till then my windows ache.

So I wait for you like a lonely house till you will see me again and live in me. Till then my windows ache.

Pablo Neruda
Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers.

Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers.

Steven Spielberg
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T S Eliot
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart

Eleanor Roosevelt
There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them.
But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.

There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.

Paulo Coelho
In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you has a distinctive voice. When you find it, your story will be told. You will be heard.

In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you has a distinctive voice. When you find it, your story will be told. You will be heard.

John Grisham
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough

Oprah Winfrey

Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, if there are no young readers and writers, there will shortly be no older ones. Literacy will be dead, and democracy - which many believe goes hand in hand with it - will be dead as well.

Margaret Atwood
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?

Gautama Buddha
You will hear thunder and remember me,
and think: she wanted storms...

You will hear thunder and remember me, and think: she wanted storms...

Anna Akhmatova
I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it.

I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it.

Margaret Atwood
Your silence will not protect you.

Your silence will not protect you.

Audre Lorde
When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind.

When men sow the wind it is rational to expect that they will reap the whirlwind.

Frederick Douglass
I will take the sun in my mouth
and leap into the ripe air 
Alive 
with closed eyes
to dash against darkness

I will take the sun in my mouth and leap into the ripe air Alive with closed eyes to dash against darkness

E. E. Cummings
The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.

The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.

David Foster Wallace
I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.

I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.

Sylvia Plath
Yes, and I’m sure the arena will be full of bags of flour for me to chuck at people.

Yes, and I’m sure the arena will be full of bags of flour for me to chuck at people.

Suzanne Collins
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.

If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.

Francis Bacon
Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

Albert Einstein
About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.

About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.

Rita Mae Brown
I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.

I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.

Herman Melville
I'm going to smile, and my smile will sink down into your pupils, and heaven knows what it will become.

I'm going to smile, and my smile will sink down into your pupils, and heaven knows what it will become.

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.

No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.

Eleanor Roosevelt
Not knowing when the dawn will come
I open every door.

Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.

Emily Dickinson
I want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?

I want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?

Haruki Murakami
And she's got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you will need.

And she's got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you will need.

P G Wodehouse

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.

Frederick Douglass
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.

Walt Whitman
What are you going to do? Everything, is my guess. It will be a little messy, but embrace the mess. It will be complicated, but rejoice in the complications.

What are you going to do? Everything, is my guess. It will be a little messy, but embrace the mess. It will be complicated, but rejoice in the complications.

Nora Ephron
I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.

I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.

Lillian Hellman
Write the kind of story you would like to read. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either.

Write the kind of story you would like to read. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either.

Meg Cabot
The thing under my bed waiting to grab my ankle isn't real. I know that, and I also know that if I'm careful to keep my foot under the covers, it will never be able to grab my ankle.

The thing under my bed waiting to grab my ankle isn't real. I know that, and I also know that if I'm careful to keep my foot under the covers, it will never be able to grab my ankle.

Stephen King
I hate to tell you this, but you will never actually go to a galaxy far, far away and encounter Darth Vader. That's science fiction; it isn't going to happen.

I hate to tell you this, but you will never actually go to a galaxy far, far away and encounter Darth Vader. That's science fiction; it isn't going to happen.

Margaret Atwood
The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.

Daniel Defoe