30 Quotes About Taking Action
It’s time for some more quotes. I love reading quotes to inspire and motivate me. These quotes are very timely for me, so I’m sharing them with you. I hope you enjoy!
It has 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.
– Elinor Smith
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
– Thomas Edison
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
– Theodore Roosevelt
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
– Norman Vincent Peale
Like a front line soldier, you must get yourself up every day and go out to where the bullets of rejection fly.
– Brian Tracy
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
– Pablo Picasso
Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step.
– Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
All glory comes from daring to begin.
– Eugene F. Ware
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
– Mark Twain
Every action, no matter how small, is defining our future harvest….. We all want to do big and important things, but we tend to discount the equally important small things that get us there.
– from the book Do Hard Things
Well done is better than well said.
– Benjamin Franklin
We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.
– Frank Tibolt
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.
– Walter Anderson
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
– Baltasar Gracian
The things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.
– Nicolas de Chamfort
The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs.
– Vance Havner
You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.
– Charles Bixton
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle.
– Author Unknown
If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. “If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.”
– Nora Roberts
If you are not moving closer to what you want in sales (or in life), you probably aren’t doing enough asking.
– Jack Canfield
If you wait for opportunities to occur, you will be one of the crowd.
– Edward de Bono
Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
– John Wooden
Do not wait; the time will never be “just right.” Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
– Napoleon Hill
Action without study is fatal. Study without action is futile.
– Mary Ritter Beard
Don’t say “If I could, I would.” Say “If I can, I will.”
– Jim Rohn
What is your favorite quote?