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    If experimenters have free will, then so do elementary particles.

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    In our current understanding of science, we can't find the physical gap in which to slip free will - the uncaused causer - because there seems to be no part of the machinery that does not follow in a causal relationship from the other parts.

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    If the effort also is predestined, it is not the less our effort, made of our free will.

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    if the will is their servant then it is not sovereign, and if the will is not sovereign, we certainly cannot predicate 'freedom' of it.

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    I have come to believe that holy boredom is good and sufficient reason for the invention of free will.

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    In this state [man's fallen condition], the Free Will of man toward the True God is not only wounded, maimed, infirm, bent, and weakened; but it is also imprisoned, destroyed and lost. And its powers are not only debilitated and useless unless they be assisted by grace, but it has no powers whatever except such as are excited by Divine grace.

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    If you choose to draw from the inner well of free will, then you can make choices that are outside your current karmic patterns.

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    It is certainly not the least charm of a theory that it is refutable; it is precisely thereby that it attracts the more subtle minds. It seems that the hundred-times-refuted theory of the "free will" owes its persistence to this charm alone; some one is always appearing who feels himself strong enough to refute it.

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    It is a disturbing conundrum that true free will cannot exist without the possibility of suicide. Then again, it ain't over 'til it's over!

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    It is only because a person has volitions of the second order that he is capable both of enjoying and of lacking freedom of the will.

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    I mean, they call it Stockholm Syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder. And, you know, I had no free will. I had virtually no free will until I was separated from them for about two weeks.

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    I've only ever met one woman who actually was a prostitute of her own free will. She didn't have a pimp. She could pick and choose her customers. That's so rare.

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    ... love given without free will or truthfulness wasn't love at all.

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    I've had so many great experiences in my life, of living total free will, that I wouldn't change it for all the gold in the earth.

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    My free will is a paradoxical partner of the power of intention.

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    It is proved out of the holy scriptures that an unregenerate man is altogether destitute of the power and liberty of his will, in those things that pertain to faith and salvation.

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    New ideas emerge of their own free will if they are allowed to.

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    No free will of the creature can resist the will of God

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    Not a whit, we defy augury: there's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow. If it be now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come: the readiness is all.

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    No tribe unites with another of its own free will.

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    One of my core beliefs is that belief itself is a choice that can be made of our own free will.

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    People allow themselves to be slaves of their bad habits and society's bad habits - but they have free will, and if they wish to be free they can.

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    [Jonathan] Edwards definitely shows up in the book [Saving Calvinism]. He appears as one of the interlocutors in the chapter on free will, the other being the Southern Presbyterian theologian John Girardeau.

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    Punishment as punishment is not admissible unless the offender has had the freewill to select his course.

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    Remove grace, and you have nothing whereby to be saved. Remove free will and you have nothing that could be saved.

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    Start it at no particular time of your life; wander at your free will all over your life; talk only about the thing which interests you for the moment; drop it the moment its interest threatens to pale.

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    Submit to the fate of your own free will.

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    Take heed lest passion sway Thy judgement to do aught, which else free will Would not admit.

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    That's me," he said, motioning to the robot. "That's all of us. We prattle about free will, but we're nothing but response...mechanical reaction in prescribed grooves.

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    That the stars guide us, but do not compel us. It is our free will that determines the outcome of all things. God does impose his will on us, rather he makes it known and allows us to choose if we will follow it.

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    The free will is a pagan goddess that the Church has worshipped for far too long.

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    Man is nothing: he hath a free will to go to hell, but none to go to heaven, till God worketh in him to will and to do his good pleasure.

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    Propaganda works best when those who are being manipulated are confident they are acting on their own free will.

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    The human mind is impelled to action, or held in rest by some power, over which the mind itself has no control.

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    The impulse to take life strivingly is indestructible in the race.

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    The intuition of free will gives us the truth.

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    The loss of free will I find unacceptable - what most of us refer to as rights.

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    The luxury to disparage freedom is the privilege of those who already possess it.

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    The power of free will is developed and confirmed by increasing the number of worthy motives which influence conduct.

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    The question of free will is insoluble on strictly psychological grounds.

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    There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily!

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    There is no such thing as unlimited trust. At some point, all beings with free will can, and will, betray you when you're no longer pursuing the same goals.

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    There’s glory and honour in being chosen. But not much room for free will

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    There's no free will," says the philosopher; "To hang is most unjust." "There is no free will," assents the officer; "We hang because we must.

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    The strongest knowledge (that of the total freedom of the human will) is nonetheless the poorest in successes: for it always has the strongest opponent, human vanity.

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    This free will business is a bit terrifying anyway. It's almost pleasanter to obey, and make the most of it.

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    To many people, free will is a license to rebel not against what is unjust or hard in life but against what is best for them and true.

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    We are individuals. There's free will. There's timing. We can make the same things in totally different ways.

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    The greatest gift God gave us is also our greatest curse, which is the free will. We are made in God's image, the Bible says, which means we have the ability to love him or not love him, to reject him or not reject him.

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    The greatest judgment which God himself can, in the present life, inflict upon a man is to leave him in the hand of his own boasted 'free'-will.