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In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Profession: German Philosopher

Winning starts with beginning.

Author: Robert H. Schuller (1926)

Profession: American Minister (Crystal Cathedral), Author, Social Leader

You will never win if you never begin.

Author: Robert H. Schuller (1926)

Profession: American Minister (Crystal Cathedral), Author, Social Leader

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.

Author: Robert H. Schuller (1926)

Profession: American Minister (Crystal Cathedral), Author, Social Leader

I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.

Author: Robert H. Schuller (1926)

Profession: American Minister (Crystal Cathedral), Author, Social Leader

The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.

Author: Norman Schwarzkopf (1934)

Profession: American General of the Gulf War

The view only changes for the lead dog.

Author: Sergeant Preston of The Yukon

Profession: Fictional 1950's TV Character

Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.

Author: Joaquin Setanti

Profession:

If it were done when 'tis done, then t'were well. It were done quickly.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Suit the action to the world, the world to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Be great in act, as you have been in thought.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Action is eloquence.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Doing is a quantum leap from imagining. Thinking about swimming isn't much like actually getting in the water. Actually getting in the water can take your breath away. The defense force inside of us wants us to be cautious, to stay away from anything as intense as a new kind of action. Its job is to protect us, and it categorically avoids anything resembling danger. But it's often wrong. Anything worth doing is worth doing too soon.

Author: Barbara Sher

Profession: American Author

You don't have to get it right the first time.

Author: Barbara Sher

Profession: American Author