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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
Barbara de Angelis
Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.
T. E. Lawrence
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
I woke up one morning thinking about wolves and realized that wolf packs function as families. Everyone has a role, and if you act within the parameters of your role, the whole pack succeeds, and when that falls apart, so does the pack.
Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
Simone de Beauvoir
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
Charles R. Swindoll
A working definition of fathering might be this: fathering is the act of guiding a child to behave in ways that lead to the child's becoming a secure child in full, thus increasing his or her chances of being happy and fruitful as a young adult.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.
Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.
Step with care and great tact ,and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.
But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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