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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain, author
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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein, physicist
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Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett, businessman
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The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention. Khalil Gibran, poet
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Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide, novelist
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Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare. Japanese Proverbs,
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It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand. American Indian Proverbs,
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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams, president
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The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius, philosopher
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Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most. Buddha, leader
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The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. Chinese Proverbs,
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Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do. Steve Jobs, businessman
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A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius, philosopher
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It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through. Zig Ziglar, author
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Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching. Thomas Jefferson, president
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The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. William Faulkner,
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When all is said and done, more is said than done. Lou Holtz, coach
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Action is the foundational key to all success. Pablo Picasso, painter
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The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Sally Berger,
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What is not started today is never finished tomorrow. Johann von Goethe, writer
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People who express suicidal feelings are least likely to act on them. Sinead O'Connor, musician
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As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. Andrew Carnegie, businessman
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Whatever you do may seem insignificant, but it is most important that you do it. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. Thomas Jefferson, president
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The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. Che Guevara, revolutionary
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When deeds speak, words are nothing. African Proverbs,
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Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. Napoleon Hill, writer
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So great is human weakness, that we must reckon amongst virtuous actions abstention from the evils which we are tempted to commit. Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher
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Action is the product of the qualities inherent in nature. Bhagavad Gita, scripture
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It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
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Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful. Wallace D. Wattles, author
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It's in the act of having to do things that you don't want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego. Bell Hooks, critic
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Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg. Anonymous,
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Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble. Arabic Proverbs,
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle, philosopher
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Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world. Johann von Goethe, writer
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Action is the real measure of intelligence. Napoleon Hill, writer
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We call a man irrational when he acts in a passion, when he cuts off his nose to spite his face. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
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Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality. Maxwell Maltz, scientist
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I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Chinese Proverbs,
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Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. Plato, philosopher
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From small beginnings come great things. Proverbs,
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Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.Lat., Seize the day, put no trust in tomorrow. Horace, poet
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After all is said and done, more is said than done. Proverbs,
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Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy. Bryant H. McGill, poet
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Dreams have as much influence as actions. Stephane Mallarme, poet
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The ancestor of every action is thought. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Have the courage to act instead of react. Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer
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If you want a trait, act as if you already have the trait. William James, philosopher
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Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other. Nora Roberts, author
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He who walks with the lame learns how to limp. Proverbs,
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Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired. Martha Graham, dancer
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To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. William James, philosopher
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A well begun is half ended. Plato, philosopher
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A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. Maya Angelou, poet
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The early bird gets the worm. Proverbs,
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Do every act of your life as if it were your last. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
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Between saying and doing, many a pair of shoes is worn out. Italian Proverbs,
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To talk goodness is not good... only to do it is. Chinese Proverbs,
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As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do. Andrew Carnegie, businessman
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What an elder sees sitting; the young can't see standing. Proverbs,
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What you are will show in what you do. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
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Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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Action expresses priorities. Charles A. Garfield,
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For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully, is more than simple endurance; it is an act of aggression, a positive triumph. Thomas Mann, writer
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Our acts make or mar us, we are the children of our own deeds. Victor Hugo, author
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Keep your head and your heart going in the right direction and you will not have to worry about your feet. Source Unknown,
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The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Coco Chanel, designer
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The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch. Jim Rohn, businessman
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A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world. William Hazlitt, critic
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Do Something. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn't, do something else. Franklin D. Roosevelt, president
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We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
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What keeps me going is goals. Muhammad Ali, boxer
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For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them. Aristotle, philosopher
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Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable. Peter Drucker, consultant
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The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen. Lee Iacocca, businessman
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You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth. Pat Riley, coach
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I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed. Robert H. Schuller, clergyman
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To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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I don't think you learn how to act. You learn how to use your emotions and feelings. Marion Cotillard, actress
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Try and trust will move mountains. Proverbs,
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The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going. Napoleon Hill, writer
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Do it now. Then it's done. Source Unknown,
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Big words seldom accompany good deeds. Danish proverb,
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The future depends on what you do today. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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The greatest step is out the door. Proverbs,
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Act quickly, think slowly. Proverbs,
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All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire. Aristotle, philosopher
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Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
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The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action. John Dewey, philosopher
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I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair. Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet
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Stars are like animals in the wild. We may see the young but never the actual birth, which is a veiled and secret event. Heinz R. Pagels,
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As you make your bed, so you must lie in it. English Proverbs,
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God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them. Proverbs,
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Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought. Henri Bergson, philosopher
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All rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full. Bible,
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I never worry about action, but only inaction. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
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I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. Helen Keller, author
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It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can. Sydney Smith, clergyman
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Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression. Karen Horney, psychologist
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Well begun is half done. Aristotle, philosopher
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Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. Matthew 7:12 Bible,
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It is by acts and not by ideas that people live. Anatole France, novelist
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A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute. Edward Gibbon, historian
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Don't be a spectator, don't let life pass you by. Lou Holtz, coach
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He has the deed half done who has made a beginning. Horace, poet
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Initiative is doing the right thing without being told. Victor Hugo, author
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We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not. Anthony Robbins, author
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Be great in act, as you have been in thought. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Heaven never helps the men who will not act. Sophocles, poet
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Backbone beats wishbone every time. Source Unknown,
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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It's not. Dr. Seuss, writer
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Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense. Chinese Proverbs,
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You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life. Les Brown, motivational speaker
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While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions. Stephen Covey, businessman
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Positive anything is better than negative nothing. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction. Pablo Picasso, painter
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Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly. Robert H. Schuller, clergyman
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So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin. W. Clement Stone, businessman
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Do it this very moment, Don't put it off, There's no use in doing a kindness, if you do it a day too late. Source Unknown,
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If your sword's too short, add to its length by taking one step forward. Source Unknown,
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You have to be before you can do, and do before you can have. Zig Ziglar, author
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Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
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There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion. John McDonald, leader
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Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice. Anonymous,
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It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men. Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher
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Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
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It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. George Eliot, author
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Many are called but few get up. Oliver Herford, author
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Begin to be now what you will be hereafter. St. Jerome, saint
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You can't start at the top. Samuel Levenson,
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We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice. Peace Pilgrim, activist
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Either move or be moved. Colin Powell, statesman
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What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. Antoine De SaintExupery, novelist
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The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it. Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf,
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The consequences of an act affect the probability of its occurring again. B. F. Skinner, psychologist
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Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. Source Unknown,
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Some people grin and bear it; others smile and do it. Source Unknown,
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If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. David Viscott, psychologist
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I think it's very important that you make your own decision about what you are. Therefore you're responsible for your actions, so you don't blame other people. Prince William, royalty
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Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided. Tony Robbins, author
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Never confuse movement with action. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
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We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action. Aristotle, philosopher
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Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. Friedrich Engels, philosopher
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Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action. Napoleon Hill, writer
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