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Why, then the world's mine oyster, Which I with sword will open.

With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing and His help, but knowing that here on earth God's work must truly be our own.

With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects.

With us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles.

Writing crystallizes thought and thought produces action.

Yet we act as if simple cause and effect is at work. We push to find the one simple reason things have gone wrong. We look for the one action, or the one person, that created this mess. As soon as we find someone to blame, we act as if we've solved the problem.

You always feel when you look it straight in the eye that you could have put more into it, could have let yourself go and dug harder.

You can express a lot of things, a lot of action without speaking.

You cannot win if you're not at the table. You have to be where the action is.

You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.

You have striven so hard, and so long, to compel life. Can't you now slowly change, and let life slowly drift into you ... let the invisible life steal into you and slowly possess you.

You have to pretend you're 100% sure. You have to take action; you can't hesitate or hedge your bets. Anything less will condemn your efforts to failure.

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.

You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.

You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.

You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.

You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.

Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.


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