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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.

You must take the first step. The first steps will take some effort, maybe pain. But after that, everything that has to be done is real-life movement.
Every body continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a right line, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed upon it.
Nothing happens, nobody comes, nobody goes, it's awful.
That's why many fail -- because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
Once you're moving you can keep moving.
The natural law of inertia: Matter will remain at rest or continue in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.
Fix'd like a plan on his peculiar spot, to draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.
Once in motion, a pattern tends to stay in motion.
Lest he should wander irretrievably from the right path, he stands still.
The great thing is the start -- to see an opportunity for service, and to start doing it, even though in the beginning you serve but a single customer -- and him for nothing.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.

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