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Act quickly, think slowly.
Germaine Greer

Actions are visible, though motives are secret.
Samuel Johnson

All good things come to those who wait... but , don't wait too long or they will pass you by...
/Murphy's Law/

Do it and make excuses later.
Latin Proverb

Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage.
William S. Burroughs

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Michael Jordan

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.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

I never worry about action, but only inaction.
Winston Churchill

If it's going to come out eventually, better have it come out immediately.
Henry A. Kissinger

If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do.
Samuel Butler

If you are going through hell, keep going.
Winston Churchill

If your action has a 50% possibility of being correct, you will be wrong 75% of the time.
/Murphy's Law/

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
Theodore Roosevelt

It always seems impossible until its done.
Nelson Mandela

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Leonardo da Vinci

It's not what you do it's the way that you do it.
French proverb

Nothing is too small to know, and nothing is too big to attempt.
William Van Horne

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.
Henry Ford

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Lao Tzu

The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.
Leo Tolstoy

The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
James Allen

There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Kin Hubbard

There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
Alexander the Great

Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.
Jean-Paul Sartre

To be is to do
Immanuel Kant

When in doubt, do it.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?
Anna Freud

You will never win if you never begin.
Helen Rowland

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