The core of common culture is religion. Tribes survive and flourish because they have gods, who fuse many wills into a single will, and demand and reward the sacrifices on which social life depends.
Yet when I approach 584 Her loveliness, so absolute she seems And in herself complete, so well to know Her own, that what she Wills to do or say, Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best.john milton
Progress toward a more abundant material life does not come like manna from heaven, however. My message certainly is not one of complacency. The ultimate resource is people — especially skilled, spirited, and hopeful young people endowed with liberty — who will exert their Wills and imaginations for their own benefit and inevitably benefit the rest of us as well.julian simon
Every man is free to do that which he Wills, provided he infringes not the equal freedom of any other man.Herbert Spencer
Pure community is a matter of no interest to any will; but a community which pursues a common good is of supreme interest to all Wills; and what we have here said is that whatever the nature of that common good ... it must contain the development of individual powers, as a prior condition for all other goods.william ernest hocking
The kingdom of God which is within us consists in our willing whatever God Wills, always, in every thing, and without reservation; and thus His kingdom comes; for His will is then done as it is in heaven, since we will nothing but what is dictated by His sovereign pleasure.
Let's choose executors and talk of Wills: And yet not so, for what can we bequeath Save our deposed bodies to the ground?william shakespeare
The law has ever been watchful and jealous of Wills made under religious influences, and especially so when those influences connect themselves with any individual who is the object of the testator's bounty.
Do not be troubled by St. Bernard's saying that "Hell is full of good intentions and Wills."
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature Wills it like all else.marcus aurelius
I hope you are looking forward to the tsunami of industrial effluent which is coming your way in the first quarter of the new year. You will not be able to avoid it, unless you are Helen Keller. One way or another, Wills and Kate are going to get you.