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being proactive Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about being proactive
  1. #1
    “If you’re frustrated because you’re not getting what you want, stop for a second: Have you actually flat-out asked for it? If you haven’t, stop complaining. You can’t expect the world to read your mind. You have to put it out there, and sometimes putting it out there is as simple as saying, ‘Hey, can I have that?‘”
  2. #2
    “You don’t get taken seriously by asking someone to take you seriously. You’ve got to show up and own it. If this is a man’s world, who cares? I’m still really glad to be a girl in it.”
  3. #3
    ″Many people wait for something to happen or someone to take care of them. But people who end up with the good jobs are the proactive ones who are solutions to problems, not problems themselves, who seize the initiative to do whatever is necessary, consistent with correct principles, to get the job done.″
  4. #4
    “Let us not waste our time in idle discourse! Let us do something, while we have the chance....at this place, at this moment of time, all mankind is us, whether we like it or not. Let us make the most of it before it is too late! Let us represent worthily for once the foul brood to which a cruel fate consigned us! What do you say?”
  5. #5
    “‘The world won’t come to me,’ he used to say, ‘so I must go to it.’”
  6. #6
    “Since his father’s death he had begun more and more to differentiate between people who did what they should, and those who didn’t. People who did and people who just talked. Ove talked less and less and did more and more.”
  7. #7
    “Find a way to look positive and proactive. Find a way that everybody’s morale stays up.”
  8. #8
    How on Earth did you do that with the same 24 hours a day that everyone else gets?
  9. #9
    “You have peace when you make it with yourself.”