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This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.

—Charles Dickens (1867, by Jeremiah Gurney; Public Domain)

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Always listen to experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done, and why. Then go do it.

Robert Heinlein (signing autographs at the World Science Fiction Convention in Kansas City, 1976; Creative Commons)

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People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things. 

—Sir Edmund Hillary (Public Domain)

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Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

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— Thomas Edison (Public Domain)

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Five minutes, just before going to sleep, given to a bit of directed imagination regarding achievement possibilities of the morrow, will steadily and increasingly bear fruit, particularly if all ideas of difficulty, worry or fear are resolutely ruled out and replaced by those of accomplishment and smiling courage.

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— Frederick Pierce (Photo licensed)

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Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.

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—Thomas Alva Edison

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Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.

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—Thomas Carlyle (Eliott & Fry Photography)

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