You can never get much of anything done unless you go ahead and do it before you get ready to do it.
Our ship would come in much sooner if we’d just swim out to meet it.
Think what others ought to be like, then start being like that yourself.
Business is like a wheelbarrow—it stands still unless somebody pushes it.
The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention.
No farmer ever plowed a field by turning it over in his mind.
We make our future by the best use of the present.
You can’t make a hit with the bat on your shoulder.
Works, not words, are the proof of love.
There are still a few people who believe in gittin’ up and gittin, while a great many prefer sittin’ down and sittin.
After saying our prayers we ought to do something ourselves to make them come true.
The world has finally achieved perpetual commotion.
There are 4 steps to accomplishment: plan, prepare, proceed (action), persevere.
It is simply remarkable how the apostle Paul covered so much territory and accomplished so much without a car!
You cannot control the length of your life, but you can control its breadth, depth, and height.
You can’t get anywhere unless you start.
Do it now! Today will be yesterday tomorrow.
It doesn’t do any good to sit up and take notice if you keep sittting!
Doing beats stewing.
No thoroughly occupied man has ever been known to be miserable.
Knowing without doing is like plowing without sowing.
No one ever climbed a hill just by looking at it.
Happiness is a by-product of achievement.
Choice not chance determines one’s outcomes.
If you want a place in the sun, you will have to expect some blisters.
We are known by what we finish not merely by what we attempt.
Some fellows dream of worthy accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.
You can’t make a place for yourself under the sun if you keep sittin’ in the shade of the family tree.
Today’s preparation determines tomorrow’s achievements.