No fact of human nature is more characteristic that its willingness to live on a chance.
Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed.
We can judge our progress by the courage of our question and the depth of our answers, our willingness to embrace what is true rather than what feels good.
Willingness is essential in any initiation or in making an dream come true.
I can t often means I won t. You can change I won t to I will with willpower.
The mark of a mature programmer is willingness to throw out code you spent time on when you realize it's pointless.
Courage is a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.
I hope I have convinced you -- the only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't is the willingness to work very, very hard.
Confidence is at the root of so many attractive qualities, a sense of humor, a sense of style, a willingness to be who you are no matter what anyone else might think or say and it's true, I do have a certain fondness for women that have dark hair.
The willingness to keep learning is, I think, the most important thing about trying to be good at anything. You never want to stop learning.
The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one's obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all.
The struggle to get weapons is continuous, but the United States will aid us, if it finds Israel displaying a willingness for peace.
Jazz really does try to include everything.
It's always been popular music. But the wonderful thing about jazz is its willingness to take chances.
The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care.
Don't let that weapon technology proliferate.
Don't let Saddam Hussein get capability for nuclear or chemical weapons, because he's already shown a willingness to use any weapon at his disposal.
Sometimes the prison of fear is so powerful there’s no need to lock the cell doors. Your fear creates a willingness to self-imprison.
I think our capacity for wholeheartedness can never be greater than our willingness to be broken-hearted. It means engaging with the world from a place of vulnerability and worthiness.
One of the most important phases of maturing is that of growth from self-centering to an understanding relationship to others. A person is not mature until he has both an ability and a willingness to see himself as one among others and to do unto those others as he would have them do to him.
France was a land, England was a people, but America, having about it still that quality of the idea, was harder to utter -- it was the graves at Shiloh and the tired, drawn, nervous faces of its great men, and the country boys dying in the Argonne for a phrase that was empty before their bodies withered. It was a willingness of the heart.
America is a willingness of the heart.
Crime expands according to our willingness to put up with it.
Curiosity...endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all.
I do not accept any absolute formulas for living.
No preconceived code can see ahead to everything that can happen in a man's life. As we live, we grow and our beliefs change. They must change. So I think we should live with this constant discovery. We should be open to this adventure in heightened awareness of living. We should stake our whole existence on our willingness to explore and experience.
The gift of friendship... a willingness to listen... a pair of helping hands... a whisper from the heart. That someone cares and understands.
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world.
Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
The hunger and thirst for knowledge, the keen delight in the chase, the good humored willingness to admit that the scent was false, the eager desire to get on with the work, the cheerful resolution to go back and begin again, the broad good sense, the unaffected modesty, the imperturbable temper, the gratitude for any little help that was given -- all these will remain in my memory though I cannot paint them for others.