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Proverbs containing the word Will

Where there’s a will there’s a way

Given sufficient determination, we can accomplish what set out to do. The mountain ridges tower up to the sky, And seem all human labor to... Read more →

He that will not when he may, when he will he shall have nay

Here 'nay' means 'a refusal'. This proverb could apply to a certain Mr Lambert. One afternoon he was telephoned by a friend who offered him a... Read more →

Take the will for the deed

Give a person credit for his good intentions, even though he does not act on them. He may have been anxious to help, but circumstances have... Read more →