Quotation Explorer - 'Unwilling'

An audience that is unwilling to suspend its own presuppositions and biases while considering an opposed (or even unopposed) viewpoint not only frustrates the function of extended argument but effectively denies its own beliefs a rational basis. - Vincent E. Barry
The meek shall inherit the earth? Well... I don't think so. If by meek you mean friendly and introverted, okay maybe, but if by meek you mean unwilling to take a chance, then never. If I was a betting man and I had to wager on who I thought would inherit the earth, my money would be on the curious. - Jim Coudal
The man unwilling to brave the test has already shown himself to be much more craven than the man who fails. - Brandon Mull
People who are unwilling to talk about deep personal issues do not trust their own emotions. - David W. Earle
I have been one acquainted with the night.I have walked out in rain - and back in rain.I have outwalked the furthest city light.I have looked down the saddest city lane.I have passed by the watchman on his beatAnd dropped my eyes, unwilling to explain. - Robert Frost
There is treasure hidden beneath the entire land, but the problem is people are unwilling to dig it out. - Waqar Masood
Pessimistic thoughts will only yield trees unwilling to bear edible fruit. Optimistic thinking will always feed those who are willing to sit at your table". - Michaelson Williams
We are eager to teach our children to go in the way they should go (Proverbs 22:6) but sometimes so much unwilling to go that way first. - Santosh Thankachan
The willing, Destiny guides them. The unwilling, Destiny drags them. - Seneca
Freedom is not reserved for those unwilling to fight for it. - Ben Carson
We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy - but because they are hard! Because that challenge is one we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone and one we intend to win! - John F. Kennedy
Her heart unfolded in her chest, took in all of him, and closed tightly, unwilling to let him go - Justine Dell
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. - Benjamin Franklin
You are not blamed for your unwilling ignorance, but because you fail to ask about what you do not know.... For no one is prevented from leaving behind the disadvantage of ignorance and seeking the advantage of knowledge. - Augustine of Hippo
It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Nothing is easy to the unwilling. - Nikki Giovanni
You may not be able to do anything about how you feel; but you can do something about how you act. People will definitely offend you willing or unwilling by their words and actions...but you can choose to let that offence sink you down or not.... - Israelmore Ayivor
We cannot expect to grow if we are too afraid or unwilling to change and face challenges. When we exit our everyday, mundane lifestyles to do something different we can experience growth, undiscovered strength, and new abilities within ourselves. - Ashley Ormon
Of course, a single verse of the Holy Qur'an or a hadith moves the faithful to good actions, but volumes of books would not move an unwilling person who is like an ass carrying a load of books. - Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhalvi
Knowledge and the study of God's Word is voided by the folding of unwilling hands. - Joshua Roman
Unwilling to give-up & willing to fail. That's how you succeed. - Sachin Kumar Puli
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. - Plato
A soft and sheltered Christianity, afraid to be lean and lone, unwilling to face the storms and brave the heights, will end up fat and foul in the cages of conformity. - Vance Havner
Again, "Pray without ceasing" (1 Thess. 5:17), and here the word to pray does not mean to beg or to plead as if God were unwilling to give--but simply to expose by faith every situation as it arises, to the all-sufficiency of the One who indwells you by His life. - W. Ian Thomas
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