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Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.

Author: Anais Nin (1914-1977)

Profession: French-born American Novelist, Dancer

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life. Albert Einstein It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.

Author: Anais Nin (1914-1977)

Profession: French-born American Novelist, Dancer

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Author: Anais Nin (1914-1977)

Profession: French-born American Novelist, Dancer

Good things happen to those who hustle.

Author: Chuck Noll

Profession: American Football Coach

Let your hook always be cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be a fish.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

The odds of hitting your target go up dramatically when you aim at it.

Author: Mal Pancoast


Act like you expect to get into the end zone.

Author: Joe Paterno

Profession: American Football Coach - Penn State

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.

Author: Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993)

Profession: American Christian Reformed Pastor, Speaker, Author

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.

Author: H. Ross Perot (1930)

Profession: American Businessman & Politician, Founder EDS

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.

Author: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Profession: Spanish Artist

Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read; and the

Author: Albert Pike (1809-1891)

Profession: American Lawyer, Masonic Author, Historian

We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.

Author: Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981)

Profession: American Peace Activist

Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.

Author: Arthur Pine

Profession: American Publisher, Author

A well begun is half ended.

Author: Plato

Profession: Greek Philosopher