Initiative Quotes

Sep 25, 2019 | Character Quotables | 0 comments

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“He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.”

-Benjamin Franklin

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”


“Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt.”

-James Northcote

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You can’t escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

-Abraham Lincoln

“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.”

-Don Marquis

“The explanation for triumph is in its first syllable.”

-Zig Ziglar

“Leaders are those who make the most of very moment, of every opportunity, and of every available resource.”

-Theodore Roosevelt

“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.”

-Tony Robbins

“If you want to change your destiny, you have to be active. If you just sit down, life will be imposed on you.”

-Madonna, in Le Figaro

“For every person who climbs the ladder of success, there are a dozen waiting for the elevator.”

-Kathy Griffith

“Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then…do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.”

-Lee Lacocca

“Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”

– Henry Bergson

“A job well begun is half done.”


“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

-Will Rogers

“There comes a moment when you have to stop revving up the car and shove it into gear.”

-David Mahoney

“If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you haven’t been in bed with a mosquito.”

-Anita Roddick

“Procrastination is the thief of time.”

-Edward Young

“Well done is better than well said.”

-Benjamin Franklin

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