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The universe likes speed. Don't delay, don't second-guess, don't doubt.
Rhonda Byrne

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Walt Disney

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.
Joseph Conrad

Not what I have but what I do is my kingdom.
Thomas Carlyle

The most important actions are never comfortable. Fortunately, it is possible to condition
yourself to discomfort and overcome it.
Tim Ferriss

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
Andrew Jackson

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
Napoleon Hill

Almost every problem people face in their careers and other aspects of their lives - such as
failed diets, marriages, and financial problems - are all the result of not taking enough action.
Grant Cardone

Go out on a limb. That's where the fuit is.
Jimmy Carter

Thoughts lead on to purposes. Purposes go forth in action. Actions form habits. Habits decide
character. And character fixes our destiny.
Tryon Edwards

Idleness and lack of occupation tend - nay are dragged - towards evil.
Hippocrates

Knowledge speaks.
Wisdom listens.
Action wins.
Grant Cardone

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
Epictetus

Deeds are fruits, words are but leaves.
English proverb

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Thomas Jefferson

It is not enough to be busy. The question is: what are we busy about?
Henry David Thoreau

Never mistake motion for action.
Ernest Hemingway

Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers

Think globally, act locally.
Paul McCartney

Making mistakes is the privilege of the active. It is always the mediocre people who are
negative, who spend their time proving that they were not wrong.
Ingvar Kamprad

Men must be decided on what they will not do, and then they are able to act with vigor
in what they ought to do.
Mencius

An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
Mexican proverb

Accept - then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.
Always work with it, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will
miraculously transform your whole life.
Eckhart Tolle

Heaven and hell is right now - you make it heaven or you make it hell by your actions.
George Harrison

Our worth is always determined by our deeds, not by our good intentions, however noble.
Og Mandino

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that
falls on them unless they act.
G. K. Chesterton

Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.
Mark Zuckerberg

You don't have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.
Les Brown

Actions change things. Nothing else by the way. Actions change things. Wishful thinking is
not a strategy for success. Hope is not a strategy for success. Work! Work! You prove to me
that you mean it when you change your actions. You prove to yourself that you mean it when
you change your actions.
Larry Winget

Men of action are favored by the goddess of good luck.
George S. Clason

Knowledge fueled by emotion equals action.
Jim Rohn

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
John Locke

Unfortunately, busyness seems to be a prized trait in our culture - as if the more activities,
events, hobbies, committees, appointments, meetings, and responsibilities we can jam into
our schedules, the better people we are... Minimalist living is the opposite. We've been
learning how to say "no," eliminate the excess, consolidate, standardize, and delegate not so
we can get more done - but so we have less to do.
Francine Jay

Always act as if others were watching.
Baltasar Gracian

Any bozo can start something. It takes a badass to finish.
Sean Stephenson

We have this weird thing in the world where you don't get insulted for what you do, you get
insulted for who you are.
John Green

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