Posts Tagged ‘beginning’

Regret for things we did can be tempered…

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.Sidney J Harris

We all think that we would or we should do something and then back out on the last moment. It could be something as simple as not going for a walk or as huge as telling someone how much you love them.

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We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to…

We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.– Frank Tibolt

There, I talk about beginning any task you can do or dream about. We see that just dreaming about doing something isn’t going to get you anywhere. You have to begin it. Similarly, inspiration does not do anything in itself. Action does.

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Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it…

Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The operating word here is not doing or dreaming; it is beginning. In fact, it is equated implicitly with boldness. Most men who count themselves successful by any measure are so not because they thought or dreamt. It was because they did.

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