phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

Re: Where there is a will there is a way


Posted by Victoria S Dennis on September 12, 2010 at 20:03

In Reply to: Where there is a will there is a way posted by Vito Giancaspro on September 11, 2010 at 13:11:

: Who wrote the phrase, 'Where there is a will there is a way'?

Nobody: it's a folk proverb. According to the Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, the first known version of it, "To him that will, ways are not wanting", was recorded in a collection of proverbs in 1640. (VSD)