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An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.

Author: Mexican Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Mexican Origin

He who strikes first, strikes twice.

Author: Mexican Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Mexican Origin

The act is unjustifiable that either begs for a blessing, or, having succeeded gives no thanksgiving.

Author: Francis Quarles (1592-1644)

Profession: British Poet

Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand -- and melting like a snowflake.

Author: Marie Beyon Ray

Profession:

If you want to get along, go along.

Author: Sam Rayburn (1882-1961)

Profession: American Representative

Let no one be deluded that a knowledge of the path can substitute for putting one foot in front of the other.

Author: Mary Caroline Richards

Profession:

Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.

Author: Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

Profession: German Novelist

You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.

Author: Pat Riley (1945)

Profession: American Basketball Coach

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.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

Action is the foundational key to all success.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

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.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

I didn't think; I experimented.

Author: Wilhelm Roentgen

Profession:

One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.

Author: John Roger

Profession: American Author of "Life 101"