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If only 7 percent of the 2 billion Christians in the world would care for a single orphan in distress, there would effectively be no more orphans. If everybody would be willing to simply do something to care for one of these precious treasures, I think we would be amazed by just how much we could change the world.
Steven Curtis Chapman
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
W. Somerset Maugham
Let me just say: Peace to you, if you're willing to fight for it.
In racing, I wanted to be a winner and to be a winner, you have to be willing to roll the dice.
I would be willing, yes glad, to see a battle every day during my life.
George Armstrong Custer
Never reach out your hand unless you're willing to extend an arm.
Pope Paul VI
People do not wish to appear foolish; to avoid the appearance of foolishness, they are willing to remain actually fools.
When you decide to get involved in a military operation in a place like Syria, you've got to be prepared, as we learned from Iraq and Afghanistan, to become the government, and I'm not sure any country, either the United States or I don't hear of anyone else, who's willing to take on that responsibility.
A lot of things I am, and a lot of things I am not. But I think I'm about as good an American as there is. I love this country. It's been very, very good to me. And it will be good to anybody if they are willing to give of themselves.
The greatest thing is, at any moment, to be willing to give up who we are in order to become all that we can be.
Max de Pree
In the film world, we can all be heroes. In the real world, where heroism can cost you your life or the life of the ones you love, people aren't so willing to make those sacrifices. When they do, they are set apart from the rest of us.
We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him.
I think making friends is not being afraid to look stupid, because everyone wants a friend who is willing to be stupid and fun. If you try and be too cool, it only works in high school. After that, being uncool is a very cool thing to do. So just have fun, and don't worry what other people think of you and people will want to be your friends.
I used all diligence to arrive at London and therefore I now gave my crew a certificate under my hand, of my free and willing return, without persuasion or force by any one or more of them.
People say 'I want to be rich'. The question is, 'Are you willing to do what it takes?'
A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
The definition of an extreme authoritarian is one who is willing blindly to assume that government accusations are true without any evidence presented or opportunity to contest those accusations.
For me, the definition of a patriot is someone who is willing to constantly question the government; that's what separates us from other countries.
The happiest stutterers, I learned, are those who are willing to stutter in front of others.
And my dad drilled it in my head, you know, 'If you want it bad enough, and you're willing to make the sacrifices, you can do it. But first you have to believe in yourself.
Look at the evidence and to be willing to question your own truths, and to be willing to scrutinize things that you hold dearly because that way, that transparency, that self-awareness, will protect you from ever becoming somebody that whose beliefs somehow make them have myopic vision about what could be.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
Once we're willing to confront our emotional suffering, we begin making choices based on attraction instead of aversion, love instead of fear. Where we used to think about what was 'safe,' we now become interested in doing what seems right or fun or meaningful or ripe with possibilities.
Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.
John F. Kennedy
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