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For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Well begun is half done.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.

Author: Red Auerbach (1917)

Profession: American Basketball Coach

Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher

Do every act of your life as if it were your last.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher

Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher

Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

Author: Decimus Magnus Ausonius (310-395)

Profession: Latin Poet, Man of Letters

It was prettily devised of Aesop, ''The fly sat on the axle tree of the chariot wheel and said, what dust do I raise! ''

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.

Author: Honore De Balzac (1799-1850)

Profession: French Novelist

It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.

Author: Al Batt

Profession:

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Author: Sally Berger

Profession:

Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.

Author: Henri L. Bergson (1859-1941)

Profession: French Philosopher

Never forget that life can only be nobly inspired and rightly lived if you take it bravely and gallantly, as a splendid adventure in which you are setting out into an unknown country, to meet many a joy, to find many a comrade, to win and lose many a battle.

Author: Annie Besant (1847-1933)

Profession: British Theosophist

Action is the product of the qualities inherent in nature.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata