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Do you believe that there will always be a way, when there seems to be no way?

This proverb, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” is an old English proverb which means having the determination to find a way of doing things. While the records do not state clearly who the author of this proverb is, it is mostly believed to be created by Samuel Smiles, a Scottish government reformer and a Guru.  He is known for his self-help and inspirational writings. We sometimes find ourselves in situations where we are ready to give up because we cannot find an answer or solution to a problem. There are times when we feel that we have already done everything, yet the problem still remains. During these times, the proverb reminds us that “everything has a way, only if we have the will to find it.”

Contributed by: TEACHER UTADA
Vocabulary Enhancement:

  1. Proverb ( noun)  – a memorable saying taken as true by many people.
  2. Guru ( noun )  – a recognized leader in some field or movement.
  3. Self-Help ( noun ) – the act of improving yourself without relying on anyone.
  4. Inspirational ( adjective ) – divine influence on the mind and soul.
Perspective Exchange:

  1. Do you think this proverb is true?
  2. Do you remember a situation you’ve been in that relates to this proverb?
  3. Do you have similar proverb such as this in your own country?