One waits for time to change, the other grabs it vigorously and acts. wisdom, falsely attributed to Dante Alighieri - Italian writer (1265-1321) L'uno aspetta che il tempo cambi, l'altro lo afferra deciso e agisce. saggezza, falsamente attribuita a Dante Alighieri - scrittore italiano (1265-1321)


Life is for participating, not for spectating. Kathrine Virginia "Kathy" Switzer – American marathon runner, author and speaker, 1967 first woman to run the Boston Marathon (b. 1947), Quotations book 2023


Don't wait. The time will never be just right. Napoleon Hill - American writer: "Think And Grow Rich" (1883-1970), Quotations book 2023


If you're lacking a positive environment, create one. Brendon Burchard - American writer and motivational speaker (b. 1977), Quotations book 2023 find more information here.


The world is changed by your example, not your opinion. Portuguese proverb, often attributed to Paulo Coelho de Souza – Brazilian writer (b. 1947), Quotations book 2023 O mundo é mudado pelo seu exemplo, não pela sua opinião. provérbio português, muitas vezes atribuído a Paulo Coelho de Souza - escritor brasileiro (n. 1947), Caderno de Citações...

Creative energy

The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new. Daniel Jay "Dan" Millman - American trampoline gymnast (World Champion 1964) and motivational author (b. 1946), from the fictionalized memoir "Way of the Peaceful Warrior" (1980), often falsely attributed to the Greel philosopher Socrates (469-399 B.C.) due to the similarity of the novel...


I think the record shows the advantage of a peculiar mindset – not seeking action for its own sake, but instead combining extreme patience with extreme decisiveness. Charlie Munger – Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1924)

Do it!

If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it. Elon Musk – South African-born American engineer, designer and founding entrepreneur: Tesla (b. 1971), Quotations book 2022

Make it possible

Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. Robert A. Heinlein - American engineer and science-fiction author (1907-1988), from "Between Planets", chapter 2, "Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin" (1951)


When the going gets tough, the tough get going. John Thomas - American football coach: "Green Hornets", quoted by Joe Scherrer in "Thomas Won’t Let Hornets Scrimmage", in "The Corpus Christi Times" (September 15th, 1953), Quotations book 2022

Only those who let go have two hands free

We cannot plant seeds with closed fists. Adolfo Pérez Esquivel – Argentine activist, writer and sculptor, Nobel Peace Prize 1980 (b. 1931), from his acceptance speech on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo (10.12.1980), Quotations book 2022 Nadie puede sembrar con los puños cerrados. Adolfo Pérez Esquivel - activista, escritor y escultor argentino, Premio Nobel de la...

Att göra fel är tillåten

Making mistakes is the privilege of the active – of those who can correct their mistakes and put them right. […] The fear of making mistakes is the root of bureaucracy and the enemy of development. No decision can claim to be the only right one; it is the energy that is put into the decision that determines whether it is right. It must be allowed to make mistakes. Ingvar Kamprad - Swedish...

Pray and act

Prayer should never be an excuse for inaction. Nehemiah prayed but he also set guards for protection. Cornelia Arnolda Johanna "Corrie" ten Boom – Dutch writer, member of the resistance (1892-1983), from "Clippings from My Notebook" (Thomas Nelson Inc., 1982), Quotations book 2022

Everything is possible

People saying: "It can’t be done," are always being interrupted by somebody doing it. proverb from the "Puck" - first successful American humor magazine (volume 52, no. 1347, December 24, 1902), Quotations book 2022 often falsely attributed to George Bernard Shaw (Irish writer, Nobel Prize in literature 1925, 1856-1950)


Goodness is the only investment that never fails. Henry David Thoreau – American writer (1817-1862)


What would life be if we didn’t dare to take things in hand? Vincent van Gogh - Dutch painter (1853-1890), in a letter to his brother Theo (December 29th, 1881), Quotations book 2021 Wat zou het leven zijn als we niet wat durfden aanpakken? Vincent van Gogh - Nederlands kunstschilder (1853-1890), in een brief aan zijn broer Theo (29 december 1881), Offerteboekje...


Do what you can and leave the rest to God. Don Giovanni Melchiore Bosco - Italian Catholic priest and pedagogue (1815-1888), from "Memorie Biografiche", book XIII, chapter XXVI, 832 (1932), Libretto delle citazioni 2021 Fa" quello che puoi, e Dio farà il resto. Don Giovanni Melchiore Bosco - sacerdote cattolici e pedagogo italiano (1815-1888), de "Memorie Biografiche", benda XIII, capitolo...

Do good

We must never miss an opportunity that God gives us to do good. Don Giovanni Melchiore Bosco - Italian Catholic priest and pedagogue (1815-1888), from "Memorie Biografiche", book VI, chapter XXXV, 493 (1907), Libretto delle citazioni 2021 Non dobbiamo mai lasciarci sfuggire un"occasione che il Signore ci presenta per fare del bene. Don Giovanni Melchiore Bosco - sacerdote cattolici e pedagogo...


To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual. Oscar Wilde - Irish writer (1854-1900), from "The Critic As Artist", scene 2 (1891), Quotations book 2021


The most powerful step that anyone can take to turn their dreams into reality is a simple one: You just need to start. Marc B. Randolph – co-founder of Netflix (b. 1958), from "That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea" (2019), Quotations book 2021