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taking the initiative Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about taking the initiative
  1. #1
    ″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.″
  2. #2
    ″As human beings, we are responsible for our own lives. Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions. We can subordinate feelings to values. We have the initiative and the responsibility to make things happen.″
  3. #3
    “They decided that the time for asking permission had ended.”
  4. #4
    “I used to think God guided us by opening and closing doors, but now I know sometimes God wants us to kick some down.”
  5. #5
    “The personality formed in an environment of coercive control is not well adapted to adult life. The survivor is left with fundamental problems in basic trust, autonomy, and initiative.”
  6. #6
    “Most people want to hear or tell a good story. But they don’t realize they can and should be the good story. That requires intentional living.”