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Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Katherine Mansfield Quotes

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Of every noble action the intent Is to give worth reward, vice punishment.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: The Captain (act V, sc. 5)

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Let's meet and either do or die.

Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Quotes , Source: The Island Princess (act II, sc. 2)

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Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. IX, v. 10)

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Go, and do thou likewise.

Bible Quotes , Source: Luke (ch. X, v. 37)

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Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Bible Quotes , Source: "Golden Rule", Matthew (ch. VII, v. 12)

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Iron sharpeth iron.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXVII, v. 17)

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That low man seeks a little thing to do, Sees it and does it; This high man, with a great thing to pursue, Dies ere he knows it. That low man goes on adding one to one, His hundreds soon hit: His high man, aiming at a million, Misses an unit.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: A Grammarian's Funeral

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The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: A Grammarian's Funeral

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

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Address to Unco Guild (st. 8)

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Let us do or die.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Bannockburn

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Put his shoulder to the wheel.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. II, sect. I, memb. 2)

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To-morrow let us do or die.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Gertrude of Wyoming (pt. III, st. 37)

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

George Chapman Quotes , Source: Tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron (act V, sc. 1)

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Actions of the last age are like almanacs of the last year.

Sir John Denham Quotes , Source: The Sophy--A Tragedy

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Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.

Sir John Denham Quotes , Source: The Sophy--A Tragedy

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Nothing happens until something moves.

Sir John Denham Quotes , Source: The Sophy--A Tragedy

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People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.

Sir John Denham Quotes , Source: The Sophy--A Tragedy

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For strong souls Live like fire-hearted suns; to spend their strength In furthest striving action.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: The Spanish Gypsy (bk. IV)

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Zeus hates busybodies and those who do too much.

Euripides Quotes , Source: quoted by Emerson

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Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate, Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts, our angles are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.

John Fletcher Quotes , Source: Upon an Honest Man's Fortune (l. 33)

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A fiery chariot, borne on buoyant pinions, Sweeps near me now! I soon shall ready be To pierce the ther's high, unknown dominions, To reach new spheres of pure activity!

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Faust (bk. I, sc. 1)

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Like a wind scattering dandelion spores or maple samaras Lind the NASA shuttle which when it exploded sent people and thousands of captive lab animals over 6 states the innocent little nameless Mad Cow* was decimated after drawn and quartered and sent by porters to 4 states' quarters.

O Anna Niemus Quotes

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A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action.. You must act as you breathe.

Georges Clemenceau Quotes

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Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought.

Heinrich Heine Quotes

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