where there’s a will, there’s a way

where there’s a will, there’s a way


  • willpower will defeat any difficulty
  • strong determination can conquer any problem
  • to be determined to do something, usually in a particular manner
  • to willfully get into something and do it even though it seems difficult
  • to enter into a situation willingly and make something incredible happen

Example Sentences

  1. The man drove through eight countries in his car. It is true, where there is a will, there is a way.
  2. I know that she can do this if she makes up her mind because where there is a will, there is a way.
  3. I completed my graduation despite my father losing his job and not being able to pay my fees because where there is a will, there is a way.
  4. She could raise her kids with dignity even though she was all by herself because she was determined. Where there is a will, there is a way.
  5. I was determined to lose this extra weight after the birth of my second child and have finally achieved it because where there is a will, there is a way.


The phrase explores the optimism in the human virtues and speaks about being able to create a way out even if the condition is not favourable, if a person is determined to do so. The origin of this phrase is speculated to be from the 18th century England.

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