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If a man says, "I will do it soon." : The way is poor.
If he says, "I am ready to do it now." : The way is of average quality.
If he says, "I am doing it." : The way is praiseworthy.
Keep on going and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Suit the action to the word : the word to the action : with this special observance that you o'erstep not the modesty of nature.
(William Shakespeare : Hamlet : 23.4.1564-1616)
Actions speak louder than words.
Promises may gain friends. But it is performance that keeps them.
Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think.
((Hannah Arendt : 1906-75: W. H. Auden : A Certain World - 1970))
But men must know that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.
((Francis Bacon : 1561-1626 : The Advancement of Learning - 1605))
Enough of talking. It is time now to do.
((Tony Blair : 1953 : while taking office as Prime Minister))
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