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31 of the best book quotes about doing
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“yes, the real miracles are the thousands of tiny people who know exactly what they are doing. I used to look for inspiration in higher places but the higher you go like to Plato or God the less space there is in which to stand.”
Frantz Fanon
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What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire
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“I’M a-goin’ ter do it!”
Jimmy Bean
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“Hello, fear. Thank you for being here. You’re my indication that I’m doing what I need to do.”
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“One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying.”
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“Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am.”
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“There is as much guidance in what does not and cannot happen in my life as there is in what can and does -- maybe more.”
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“Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you. Before you tell your life what truths and values you have decided to live up to, let your life tell you what truths you embody, what values you represent.”
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“Everyone my age remembers where they were and what they were doing when they first heard about the contest.”
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“Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.”
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“Hoping does not mean doing nothing. It is not fatalistic resignation. It means going about our assigned tasks, confident that God will provide the meaning and the conclusions.”
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“Too often the people complain that they have done nothing with their lives and then they wait for somebody to tell them that this isn’t so.”
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“Some of those activities may be good, but they are taking up resources that your best ones need. So you always will have to choose between good and best. This is especially tough for some creative people, causing them a lack of focus. They create more than they can focus on and feed, they are attached to every idea as if they were all equal, and they try to keep them all alive. Instead of a to-do list, they have a to-do pile. It goes nowhere fast.”
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“I’ll never know, and neither will you, of the life you don’t choose. We’ll only know that whatever that sister life was, it was important and beautiful and not ours. It was the ghost ship that didn’t carry us. There’s nothing to do but salute it from the shore.”
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“The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something extraordinary.”
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“You never understood, why we did this. The audience knows the truth: the world is simple. It’s miserable, solid all the way through. But if you could fool them, even for a second, then you can make them wonder, and then you... then you got to see something really special... you really don’t know?... it was... it was the look on their faces..”.
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“Worrying is arrogant because God knows what He’s doing.”
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“You can do anything, but not everything.”
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“You don’t actually do a project; you can only do action steps related to it.”
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“You’ve got to think about the big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction. —Alvin Toffler”
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“Anything that causes you to overreact or under react can control you, and often does.”
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“He was just a man doing a job. A job whose primary attribute was self-restraint and self-composure, not for his own sake, but for those whom he led by his example.”
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“Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.”
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“I want love to conquer all. But love can’t conquer anything. It can’t do anything on it’s own. It relies on us to do the conquering on its behalf.”
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“Don’t fear the pros. The pros know what they’re doing, and do it cleanly. Fear the amateurs.”
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“What worries me the most,′ she continued, ‘is the opposite, the possibility that they’re not trying. They could communicate with us, all right, but they’re not doing it because they don’t see any point to it. It’s like...”--she glanced down at the edge of the tablecloth they had spread over the grass--“like the ants.”
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“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like and do what you’d rather not.”
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“Because I’m doing this one by the book ... and because I don’t want to.”
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“And oh, Claudia, Claudilla, ask me to do something -something that I can do. Do not ask me to forget you or to be indifferent to you. ”
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“He loved the way she put her entire self behind whatever she was doing, even if she had no idea what she was doing and was getting it all wrong. He loved the way she danced as if she was connected to the clouds and the sun and the rainbows.”
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“There are many things God wants to do on earth and in people’s lives, but if someone doesn’t leap in and answer the call to pray, it won’t happen.”
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Amy could do everything right, She never tied her shoelaces together, or forgot her umbrella. Amy showed Henry everything she knew, but deep down she wished she didn’t always have to be so perfect.

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