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You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.
I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you're going to innovate.
It is heroic to prepare for war with a tyrant power. Patriots will always win the admiration of mankind for daring to meet the bloodshed of battle for their country's liberty. But the patriot who is willing to go to that sacrifice will be the first to condemn the aimless and secret shedding of blood in time of peace.
John Boyle O'Reilly
A team will always appreciate a great individual if he's willing to sacrifice for the group.
Civility is not about dousing strongly held views. It's about making sure that people are willing to respect other perspectives.
I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.
Look, I'm not a perfect person. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. I wear suits that are cheap. But I say what I think and I believe what I say, and I'm willing to say things that are not popular but ordinary people know are right.
You got to be willing to walk in a storm. That's what I tell people all the time.
If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family.
Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.
One of the most beautiful ways for spiritual formation to take place is to let your insecurity lead you closer to the Lord. Natural hypersensitivity can become an asset; it makes you aware of your need to be with people and it allows you to be more willing to look at their needs.
If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
I do not want to live in a world where everything I do and say is recorded. That is not something I am willing to support or live under.
The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans.
Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don't have to do anything else. We don't have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.
Margaret J. Wheatley
Let me just say: Peace to you, if you're willing to fight for it.
If you set out to do something and you give it your all and it doesn't work out, be willing to modify your goal slightly. Have the ability to look in another direction. A small shift could guide you to the real purposes of your life.
There are many deaf people who couldn't imagine living in a marriage without someone who doesn't speak their language. For me, I believe that hearing or deaf is fine as long as both parties are willing to communicate in each other's language. But if there's no communication, then the marriage, I believe, will be difficult if not doomed.
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
There are those who maintain that in this world women have no right to interfere in the affairs of state, in politics, in plots and counter-plots. Others that are who, more chivalrous, are willing to admit that women have as much right to act, think, and speak as men.
The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
I don't need a successor, only willing hands to accept the torch for a new generation.
People say 'I want to be rich'. The question is, 'Are you willing to do what it takes?'
Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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