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Whether you’re in the category of people who die tomorrow or live another 40 years, to some extent that’s not under your control or volition.
Today, as the marketing options are getting narrower based on the disproportionate number of ads run online, learning webinars and online classes are where people go out of their own volition.
The moment that we introduce the operation of human volition and activity, that, too, becomes one of the factors of "survival."
The only genuine act of volition is that in which all the obscure forces of our nature take part.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
He ran not of his own conscious volition; he was killed while bravely advancing; he died while retreating.
In so far as Pike protracted this exploration of his own volition, it forms Pt.
Should we not say that actions are subject to Necessity, whilst the preliminary volition and reasoning are independent?
I have often thought that, apart from our own volition, each set of nerves and fibres in our being has a will of its own.
To move hand or foot, or even so much as one finger, would have been an exertion beyond the powers of either volition or motion.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Yet her right hand as though endowed with a volition of its own was tightening its grasp upon the hilt of the knife.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE

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