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1 Action Mahatma Gandhi The future depends on what you do today Show Edit
2 Action Napoleon Hill Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along Show Edit
3 Action Tim Feriss Ask yourself "What are you waiting for?" If you say "better timing" the answer is you are afraid. Measure the cost of inaction. Understand the unlikelihood of mistakes and missteps ruining your life and do what successful people do: Action Show Edit
4 Action Buddha However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? Show Edit
5 Action William James Action seems to follow feeling but really action and feeling go together, and by regulating the action which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not. So the voluntary path to cheerfulness is to sit up cheerfully and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there Show Edit
6 Action Confucius A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions Show Edit
7 Action Lao Tzu Great acts are made up of small deeds. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step Show Edit
8 Action Andrew Carnegie Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve! Show Edit
9 Action Bruce Lee If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done Show Edit
10 Action Dale Carnegie Get busy. Your blood with start circulating, your mind will start ticking and this whole positive upsurge of life will drive worry form your mind. Keep busy. It's the cheapest kind of medicine on this world and one of the best Show Edit
11 Action Tony Robbins What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life? How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I'm committed to? Show Edit
12 Action Thomas Jefferson Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you Show Edit
13 Action Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world Show Edit
14 Decision Stephen Covey Begin with the end in mind. If you know your destination, you can better understand where you are now. And then you can make the decision to get yourself moving forward in the right direction Show Edit
16 Action Paulo Coelho You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen. Show Edit
17 Action Jim Rohn The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch Show Edit
18 Action Paulo Coelho There is only one way to learn. It's through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey. Show Edit
19 Action Tony Robbins A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided. You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action. Show Edit
20 Action Theodore Roosevelt Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Show Edit
21 Action Tony Robbins In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our habits. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently Show Edit
22 Action Benjamin Disraeli Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action Show Edit
23 Action Chris Paul You can never go somewhere you've never been without doing something you've never done Show Edit
24 Action Chris Paul Everytime we lose, I ask myself what MORE could I have done? Show Edit
25 Decision Paulo Coelho Making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision. Show Edit
26 Action Andrew Carnegie Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself Show Edit
27 Action Peter Drucker Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action Show Edit
28 Action Tony Robbins Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives Show Edit
29 Action Tony Robbins One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular Show Edit
30 Change Tony Robbins The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors Show Edit
31 Decision Jim Rohn It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions. Show Edit
32 Anger Buddha Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned Show Edit
33 Anger Laurence Jones I have no time to quarrel, no time for regrets and no man can force me to stoop low enough to hate him. Can't you see I'm busy trying to educate the poor? Show Edit
34 Anger Buddha You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger Show Edit
35 Anger Medgar Evans When you hate, the only one that suffers is you. Because most of the people you hate don't know it and the rest don't care Show Edit
36 Anger Epictetus In the long run, every man will pay the penalty for his own misdeeds. He will reap what he sowed. She will reap what she sowed. The man who remembers this will be angry with no one, offend no one, hate no one, vilify no one Show Edit
37 Anger Aristotle Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way, that is not within everybody's power and is not easy Show Edit
38 Anger Mark Twain Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured Show Edit
39 Anger Booker T. Washington I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him Show Edit
40 Anger Harold and Kumar Look at me. I'm fat, black, can't dance, and I have two gay fathers. People have been messing with me my whole life. I learned a long time ago there's no sense getting all riled up every time a bunch of idiots give you a hard time. In the end, the universe tends to unfold as it should Show Edit
41 Appreciation Joel Osteen It's good to have goals and dreams, but while you're waiting for things to change, waiting for promises to come to pass, don't be discontent with where you are. Learn to enjoy the season that you're in Show Edit
42 Wealth & Money Alexandre Dumas "Those born to wealth, and who have the means of gratifying every wish, know not what is the real happiness of life, just as those who have been tossed on the stormy waters of the ocean on a few frail planks can alone realize the blessings of fair weather."- The Count of Monte Cristo Show Edit
43 Appreciation Alexandre Dumas "This piece of iron which he had been allowed to keep aroused a more profound wave of gratitude towards Heaven in his heart than the greatest blessings that he experienced in his life outside of prison" - The Count of Monte Cristo, describing Edmond Dantes when he luckily finds a piece of iron to dig a hole out of his prison Show Edit
44 Appreciation Master Oogway Yesterday is history, tomorrow is mystery. But today is a gift. That's why we call it the Present Show Edit
45 Appreciation William Arthur Ward Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it Show Edit
46 Appreciation John Burroughs I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see Show Edit
47 Appreciation Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses at home Show Edit
48 Career Steve Jobs When you grow up, you tend to get told that the world is the way it is. Try not to bash into the walls too much, try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money. That's a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, influence it, improve upon it, you can build your own things that other people can use. And the minute you understand that you can POKE life, push life and something will pop out the other side, that you can change and mold it, that's the most important thing. Once you learn that, you will want to change life because it's kinda messed up in a lot of ways. Once you learn that, you will never be the same. Show Edit
49 Career Albert Einstein Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid. Show Edit
50 Career Steve Jobs I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. Show Edit
51 Career Confucius Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life Show Edit
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