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Get into action

  1. 1. An accumulation of quotations to stimulate and motivategathered by Richard Randolph
  2. 2. Start where you are.Use what you have.Do what you can. ~ Arthur Ashe
  3. 3. The world belongs to the energetic. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. 4. I’m a great believer in luck,and I find the harder I workthe more I have of it. ~ Thomas Jefferson
  5. 5. The only place where successcomes before work is a dictionary. ~ Vidal Sassoon
  6. 6. A good plan, violently executed now,is better than a perfect plan next week. ~ George S. Patton
  7. 7. In life and business, there are twocardinal sins…The first is to act precipitouslywithout thought, andthe second is to not act at all. ~ Carl Icahn
  8. 8. You cant build a reputation onwhat you are going to do. ~ Henry Ford
  9. 9. We should be taught notto wait for inspiration tostart a thing.Action always generatesinspiration.Inspiration seldomgenerates action. ~ Frank Tibolt
  10. 10. If the wind will notserve, take to the oars. ~ Latin Proverb
  11. 11. He that lives upon hopewill die fasting. ~ Benjamin Franklin
  12. 12. It seems to me that people have vastpotential. Most people can do extraordinarythings if they have the confidence or takethe risks. Yet most people don’t. They sit infront of the television and treat life as if itgoes on forever. ~ Philip Adams
  13. 13. Well done is better than well said. ~ Benjamin Franklin
  14. 14. Whether you think that you can,or that you can’t,you are usually right. ~ Henry Ford
  15. 15. Our main business is not to seewhat lies dimly at a distancebut to do what lies clearly athand. ~ Thomas Carlyle
  16. 16. A vision without action is but a dream.Action without vision is chaos.But vision with action can change the world.
  17. 17. Every day you may make progress.Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretchout before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path.You know you will never get to the end of thejourney. But this, so far from discouraging, onlyadds to the joy and glory of the climb. ~ Sir Winston Churchill
  18. 18. So many of our dreams at first seemimpossible,then they seem improbable,and then, when we summon the will,they soon become inevitable. ~ Christopher Reeve
  19. 19. Do not pray for easy lives.Pray to be stronger men.Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.Pray for powers equal to your tasks.Then the doing of your work shall beno miracle, but you shall be the miracle. ~ Phillips Brooks, US Episcopal bishop
  20. 20. These are the times in which a genius would wish tolive. It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose ofa pacific station, that great characters are formed.The habits of a vigorous mind are formed incontending with difficulties. Great necessities callout great virtues. When a mind is raised andanimated by scenes that engage the heart, thenthose qualities which would otherwise lay dormant,wake into life and form the character of the heroand the statesman. Abigail Adams October, 1779 in a letter to John Quincy Adams as he departed Massachusetts for France with his father John Adams, for the second time.
  21. 21. For all sad words of tongue and pen,The saddest are these,‘It might have been’. ~ John Greenleaf Whittier