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Action is the real measure of intelligence.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Do it now! can affect every phase of your life. It can help you do the things you should do but don't feel like doing. It can keep you from procrastinating when an unpleasant duty faces you. But it can also help you do those things that you want to do. It helps you seize those precious moments that, if lost, may never be retrieved.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

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.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

The link between ideas and action is rarely direct. There is almost always an intermediate step in which the idea is overcome. De Tocqueville points out that it is at times when passions start to govern human affairs that ideas are most obviously translated into political action. The translation of ideas into action is usually in the hands of people least likely to follow rational motives. Hence, it is that action is often the nemesis of ideas, and sometimes of the men who formulate them. One of the marks of the truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action the ability to pass directly from thought to action.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action --the ability to pass directly from thought to action.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

You must get involved to have an impact. No one is impressed with the won-lost record of the referee.

Author: John H. Holcomb

Profession:

You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.

Author: Marjorie Holmes

Profession:

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

Don't be a spectator, don't let life pass you by.

Author: Lou Holtz (1937)

Profession: American Football Coach

When all is said and done, more is said than done.

Author: Lou Holtz (1937)

Profession: American Football Coach

He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet