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    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.

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He is at no end of his actions blest
Whose ends will make greatest and not best.

He is at no end of his actions blest
Whose ends will make greatest and not best.

by George Chapman Found in: Action Quotes,
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Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but read more

Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg.

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Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Action is no less necessary read more

Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.

by Mahatma Gandhi Found in: Action Quotes,
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Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

by Jawaharlal Nehru Found in: Action Quotes,
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Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.

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The best way out is always through.

The best way out is always through.

by Robert Frost Found in: Action Quotes,
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What's done we partly may compute,
But know not what's resisted.

What's done we partly may compute,
But know not what's resisted.

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Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties read more

Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.

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Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the read more

Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.

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