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The right thing to do

In a moment of decision, the best thing to do is the right thing to do. The worst thing to do is nothing.

~ Theodore Roosevelt

Words and deeds

Words that do not match deeds are not important.

~ Che Guevara

Make it hot

Not only strike when the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

~ Oliver Cromwell

 

If we are afraid to be different

If we are afraid to be different from the world, how can we make a difference in the world?

~ Rev. John Jenkins, President of Notre Dame University

 

Our business

We must take our business into our own hands. 

~ Seth Luther

 

Truman family motto

To do the right thing, to do the best we could, never complain, never take advantage, don't give up, don't be afraid. 

~ Family motto of Harry S. Truman, 33rd U.S. President

 

The chain of destiny

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

~ Winston Churchill

Action over patience

Patience is a virtue but you will never ever accomplish anything if you don't exercise action over patience.

~ Byron Pulsifer

Labor

Labor conquers everything.

~ Virgil

If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.

~ Thomas Edison

The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.
~ Albert Einstein

It is not light that is needed, but fire.

~ Frederick Douglass

Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
~ Pablo Picasso 

Men learn to do ill by doing nothing.

~ Cato

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

~ Nelson Mandela

The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise to the occasion. 
~ Abraham Lincoln

Providence requires three things of us before it will help us - a stout heart, a strong arm, and a stiff upper lip.
~ Thomas Chandler Haliburton

No day should pass without something being done.

~ Latin proverb

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is full of choices. Make some. 

~ Anonymous