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Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.
The true statesman is the one who is willing to take risks.
Charles de Gaulle
When compassion wakes up in us, we find ourselves more willing to become vulnerable, to take the risk of entering the pain of others.
Sue Monk Kidd
If someone is willing to help you understand your own worth when you're vulnerable, that's a very touching thing. It makes you want to help other people.
My personal philosophy would be don't whine, don't let opportunities pass you by, be willing to work hard, and remember that you don't know as much as you think you do, ever.
I wouldn't know what to do on a date. I don't have the time. To make a relationship work, I'd have to give something up, and I'm not so sure I'm willing to do that.
I think anyone can fall in love, if you're open and you're willing, but the real test is sustaining it after all the excitement has worn off.
Simon Van Booy
We can raise our sights high when we're willing to break free from being conformists who live a conventional life simply because we are too afraid to express our uniqueness.
I can tell you that when you're willing to give your life up to see a dream through, the reward is great.
I think I just went into a system that was willing to utilize me and gave me opportunities and I felt fortunate to be able to go to Oakland and put the silver and black on. I wanted to prove to everybody that I could still play.
Though Lexington is not a small town, it sometimes feels like one, with circles of acquaintance overlapping once, then again; the person you meet by chance at the library or the pool may turn out to be the best friend of your down-the-street neighbor. Maybe that's why people are so friendly here, so willing to be unhurried.
Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.
There is a consensus of willing leaders from both parties coalescing around the right way forward in health care. Reform should address government-imposed inequities and barriers to true choice and competition.
In my own case, the most inflammatory statements I have ever made are ones that I have written and remain willing to defend.
Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them.
On average, people should be more skeptical when they see numbers. They should be more willing to play around with the data themselves.
No work-family balance will ever fully take hold if the social conditions that might make it possible - men who are willing to share parenting and housework, communities that value work in the home as highly as work on the job, and policymakers and elected officials who are prepared to demand family-friendly reforms - remain out of reach.
Arlie Russell Hochschild
But on the other hand, in the midst of the chaos, you find normal people. You find people who are willing to risk their lives to tell you what they saw, even though they have no dog in the fight.
What you can do is ask: 'What is the value to the customer? What are they willing to pay for?' Then, deliver great products and services.
Be dramatically willing to focus on the customer at all costs, even at the cost of obsoleting your own stuff.
We talk a lot about individual rights, but in fact Americans are very willing to give up our individual rights if it means our property values will be protected, and so on.
Robert D. Kaplan
If you're not willing to work, you're never going to be able to experience the American Dream.
I invite you to leverage Serbia because we have talented young professionals who are multilingual, highly educated, and willing to work for competitive wages.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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