Quotes on Willpower

75 Willpower Quotes To Help You Control Yourself

One of the famous authors and speakers, John Ortberg said that “willpower is trying very hard not to do something you want to do very much.” And this is really true. Well, I’ve collected more than 50 quotes about willpower and inspirational willpower quotes that will motivate you to control yourself in all aspects.


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Purpose in the human being is a much more complex phenomenon than what used to be called will power.

Rollo May
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2

Entrepreneurship is having an idea to do something great and not entirely have a plan on how to do it but the drive and will power to make it work.

Michael Bloomberg
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3

The ‘will to power and independence’ has become so ubiquitous that it is now considered normal.

William P. Young
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4

Human potential is the same for all. If you have will power, then you can change anything.

Dalai Lama
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Quotes on strong will

5

In order to have the willpower and motivation needed to be consistent with the amount of effort you exert for productivity, you must limit or eliminate counterproductive habits while enforcing new habits that help productivity.

Mark Snyder
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motivational willpower quotes

6

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi
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7

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
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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
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9

The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win.

Bobby Knight
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best willpower quotes

10

It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.

Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
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Best Quotes on Strong Will

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The most important thing in life is to stop saying “I wish” and start saying “I will.”

CHARLES DICKENS

12

Willpower is trying very hard not to do something you want to do very much.

JOHN ORTBERG

13

Most of life’s actions are within our reach, but decisions take willpower.

ROBERT MCKEE

14

There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.

Honore

15

We all have the power of thought – so what are you lacking? If you have willpower, then you can change anything.

Dalai Lama

16

You are only as lazy or lacking in willpower as you think you are.

KEN CHRISTIAN

17

Will, without reason, is a blind man’s motion; will, against reason, is a madman’s motion.

BENJAMIN WHICHCOTE

18

Without the will or desire to achieve one is like flotsam on the oceans of time.

Steven Redhead

19

Willpower is nothing but willingness to do.

B. K. S. IYENGAR

20

Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.”

Dan Millman.

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Once you realize that will power is just a matter of learning how to control your attention and thoughts, you can really begin to increase it.

Walter Mischel

22

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

23

Willpower is not some mythical force that we either have or don’t have. Willpower is our decision to use higher-mind thinking instead of lazing around in the clutches of our primal mind.

A. Curtiss

24

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

25

The will is the keystone in the arch of human achievement. It is the culmination of our complex mental faculties. It is the power that rules minds, men, and nations.

THOMAS PARKER BOYD

26

People with strong will power will always have the bigger picture in mind. They will be able to forgo small pleasures in order to help attain bigger goals.

Brian Adams

27

Willpower is likely the most important keystone habit there is. Willpower has more of an impact on individual success than intelligence, talent, or education level.

P. JAMES HOLLAND

28

“In the absence of willpower, the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.”

Aleister Crowley

29

Willpower is comparable to a “magic” power because it helps us reach any goal that is important to us. It helps us create a new reality and perform miracles, big and small. It helps us take initiative and then actually put it into practice. It helps us become the person we really want to be.

BELLA TINDALE

30

“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

Positive Will power Quotes

31

The germ of success in whatever you want to accomplish is in your will power.

Paramahansa Yogananda

32

Willpower is essential to the accomplishment of anything worthwhile.

BRIAN TRACY

33

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

34

With motivation you get willpower, and with willpower you get the strength to work hard for what you want.

Fred Juliusson

35

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

36

Changing your negative thoughts into positive ones is difficult but not impossible to do. It only requires two things: willpower and determination.

37

Most of life’s actions are within our reach, but decisions take willpower.

Robert McKee

38

Building a strong willpower is crucial for having a fulfilling and hugely successful life. It affects all areas of your life including work, school, family, relationships, and business.

Jessica Minty

39

Acknowledge that willpower is a fickle thing, instead of punishing yourself for lapses in judgment.

JAMIE DUCHARME

40

“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.”

41

“Willpower is like a muscle: The more you train it. The stronger it gets.”

42

Willpower is the breath and heartbeat of life;
Life blooms in the girdle of taut willpower.

PRAVEEN KUMAR

43

“Willpower and desire, when properly combined, make an irresistible pair.”

Napoleon Hill

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Motivational Willpower Quotes

46

“There is not great talent without great will power.”

Honore de Balzac

47

“Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.”

Chinese Proverb

48

One is never born great. It is the willpower and the action, that makes one great.”

49

Willpower is so common among highly successful people that many see its characteristics as synonymous with success.

PETER M. SENGE

50

With motivation you get willpower, and with willpower you get the strength to work hard for what you want.

Fred Juliusson

51

A willing heart adds feather to the heel,
And makes the clown a winged Mercury.

JOANNA BAILLIE

52

“Free will and determinism are like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play your hand is free will.”

Norman Cousins

53

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

54

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

55

“To turn your dreams into reality, all your resources, efforts and concentration should be aligned in the same direction.”

Dr Roopleen

56

I have willpower and determination. I am very resilient, like a rock.

Carnie Wilson

57

“Willpower isn’t something that gets handed out to some and not to others. It is a skill you can develop through understanding and practice.”

Gillian Riley

58

“It’s not that some people have the willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.”

James Gordon

59

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”

Vince Lombardi

60

“Technique and ability alone do not get you to the top; It is willpower that is the most important. This willpower you cannot buy with money or be given by others. It rises from your heart.”

Junko Tabei

More Willpower Quotes and Sayings

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For most of us, willpower is very easy to disrupt and not strong enough to work over and over again. If you only needed to use it once or twice a day, willpower would matter. But you need to use it dozens of times a day for it to be effective.

TRACI MANN

62

“Stress and willpower have a distinct connection because when your stress goes up, your ability to plan for the longterm goes down.”

Alex Altman

63

Willpower is the fuel that runs human life;
Like a driver in a computer application,
Willpower works life to performances;
Life is deadwood; life, robust carrion,
Without willpower in bright flame within.

PRAVEEN KUMAR

64

In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.

Aleister Crowley

65

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

66

“Proper visualization by the exercise of concentration and willpower enables us to materialize thoughts, not only as dreams or visions in the mental realm but also as experiences in the material realm.”

Paramahansa Yogananda

67

“The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and willpower to develop themselves.”

Herbert N Casson

68

It’s just a matter of willpower. The day you decide it’s over, it’s over. You never get over it.

Junot Diaz

69

Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.

Arthur Schopenhauer

70

The will is your most important asset. If you lose it, you have lost everything.

Dele Ayo Bankole

71

I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.

72

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

73

Once you reach the brink of your willpower, you have two options either give up or keep going. That decision decides whether you’ll reach your goal.

Abhijit Naskar

74

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

75

Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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