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I'd love to sell out completely. It's just that nobody has been willing to buy.
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Frank Lloyd Wright
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
E. M. Forster
Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy.
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy.
Roger Nash Baldwin
If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
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.
Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.
Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill
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
The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a man will admit, that his mind ages.
We are willing to spend the least amount of money to keep a kid at home, more to put him in a foster home and the most to institutionalize him.
Marian Wright Edelman
Each morning my characters greet me with misty faces willing, though chilled, to muster for another day's progress through the dazzling quicksand the marsh of blank paper.
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
J. Paul Getty
The economy of a novelist is a little like that of a careful housewife who is unwilling to throw away anything that might perhaps serve its turn.
Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.
All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal.
It may not be possible to get rare roast beef but if you're willing to settle for well done, ask them to hold the sweetened library paste that passes for gravy.
I think that one of the most fundamental responsibilities is to give testimony in a court of law, to give it honestly and willingly.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt.
The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time.
No man enjoys the true taste of life, but he who is ready and willing to quit it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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