Willed Related Quotes



The great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. And great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed.

Vincent Van Gogh


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For peace is not simply the absence of warfare, based on a precarious balance of power; it is fashioned by efforts directed day after day toward the establishment of the ordered universe willed by God, with a more perfect form of justice among men.

Pope Paul Vi


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A lot of being a poet consists of willed ignorance. If you woke up from your trance and realized the nature of the life-threatening and dignity-destroying precipice you were walking along, you would switch into actuarial sciences immediately.

Margaret Atwood


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You make New Year's resolutions. And you make them into the teeth of old resolutions which were different. Then you don't keep your new resolutions and you tell yourself you are weak-willed. You aren't weak-willed, you are simply obeying yourself as of yesterday.

L. Ron Hubbard


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Abortion ... interferes with God's plan-a plan He willed before He created the universe.

Richard Halverson


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Success in business is seldom owing to uncommon talents or original power which is untractable and self-willed, but to the greatest degree of commonplace capacity.

William Hazlitt


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The will of God is eternal because He does not begin to will what He did not will before, nor cease to will what He willed before.

William Ames


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My dressing table was willed to me, with some of my furniture.

Alicia Markova


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Some strong-willed children absolutely demand to be spanked, and their wishes should be granted. . . [T]wo or three stinging strokes on the legs or buttocks with a switch are usually sufficient to emphasize the point, 'You must obey me.'

James Dobson


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God has willed that we should seek and find God's living Word in the testimony of other Christians, in the mouths of human beings.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer


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