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I never worry about action, but only inaction.

Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Leap, and the net will appear.
Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.
It's better to waste one's youth than to do nothing with it at all.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
Begin somewhere: you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
You don't have to get it right the first time.
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
Let no one be deluded that a knowledge of the path can substitute for putting one foot in front of the other.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.
I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.
Sings. Hope in every sphere of life is a privilege that attaches to action. No action, no hope.
You must get involved to have an impact. No one is impressed with the won-lost record of the referee.
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.
The secret of getting things done is to act!
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.
There is no use trying, said Alice; one can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice, said the Queen. When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Action is the product of the qualities inherent in nature.
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
Doing nothing is the most tiresome job in the world because you cannot quit and rest.
Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.
What we need is to use what we have.
Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps, If you are not willing to move your feet.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you can only do a little. Do what you can.
Heaven never helps the men who will not act.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Act quickly, think slowly.
Begin where you are; work where you are; the hour which you are now wasting, dreaming of some far off success may be crowded with grand possibilities.
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.