Willpower Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old willpower quotes, willpower sayings, and willpower proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Willpower is steam for life's locomotion.     

Praveen Kumar

The forthputting of willpower is a means of strengthening willpower. The will becomes strong by exercise. To stick to a thing till you are master is a test of intellectual discipline and power.     

Orison Swett Marden

A willing spirit, a determined effort.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

For a great willpower, no road has length!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Junot Diaz

In todays world, you need to have courage and strong willpower to make things happen.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

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

Robert McKee

You must be willing, determined and persistent to achieve your goals.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

The concept of fate is an open insult against man's willpower!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Willpower is nothing but willingness to do.     

B.K.S. Iyengar

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

Willpower is the shortest shortcut to success.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Honoré de Balzac

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

It's amazing how willpower can build walls.     

Yann Martel

Willpower is essential to the accomplishment of anything worthwhile.     

Brian Tracy

Will and intellect are one and the same.     

Baruch Spinoza

People do not lack strength; they lack will.     

Victor Hugo

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

Aleister Crowley

Freedom is will-power to define my path.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

A man can do all things if he but wills them.     

Leon Battista Alberti

Next to courage, willpower is the most important thing in politics.     

Paul Johnson

If freedom is short of weapons, we must compensate with willpower.     

Adolf Hitler

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

Dele Ayo Bankole

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

Langston Hughes

You don't find will power, you create it.     

Anonymous

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

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.     

Abhijit Naskar

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

When people have a willpower failure, it's because they haven't anticipated a situation that's going to come along.     

Charles Duhigg