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30 Powerful Proactiveness Quotes from the Best Books

Whoso finds an excellent book obtains the key to greatness. Here are selected proactiveness quotes from the books we like best and where you can get a copy.

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause of fear.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
Don't sit back and take what comes. Go after what you want.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Don't wait for your ship to come in; swim to it!
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
Ideas are useless if you don't take action to make them happen. But if you do, one good idea could change your entire life. It can change the world!
Bob Proctor, The Art of Living
If you're waiting until you figure out how to do it, you may never do anything. You just have to get going and help will come.
Bob Proctor, The Art of Living
In this life we only get those things for which we hunt, for which we strive and for which we are willing to sacrifice.
George Adams, Believe You Can
It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.
Lillian Hellman, Believe You Can
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
It is the Producers who raise the world's standard of living.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
It is the Producers who win the big share of the world's rewards.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
Mediocre men wait for opportunities to come to them. Strong, able, alert men go after opportunity.
B.C. Forbes, Believe You Can
Mediocrity is a region bound on the north by compromise, on the south by indecision, on the east by past thinking, and on the west by a lack of vision.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
Nothing can result so negatively as thinking positively without the action that fulfills that thinking.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
Nothing is more powerful than a positive thought joined with positive action.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
One person who will take action is worth ten brilliant talkers who do nothing.
Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement
[People] who want milk should not 'seat themselves on a stool in the middle of the field and hope that the cow will back up to them.
Albert Hubert, Believe You Can
Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action of adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
The ancestor of every action is a thought...Action is the real measure of intelligence.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
The brave person is not the person without fear, but the person who acts in spite of his or her fears.
Brian Tracy, Maximum Achievement
The longer we take to act on God's direction, the more unclear it becomes. So take action...now.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
The longer we take to act on whatever God wants us to do, the more unclear His directives become.
John Mason, An Enemy Called Average
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke, An Enemy Called Average
The Producers are those people who have developed the ability to get things done, and will not permit the Almosts to distract them.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
The real winners are not just dreamers. Although they have dreams, they are doers: They realize their dreams.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success
There is neither [biblical] encouragement nor room...for feeble desires, listless efforts, lazy attitudes; all must be strenuous, urgent; ardent. Flamed desires, impassioned, unwearied insistence delights heaven. God would have His children incorrigibly in earnest and persistently bold in their efforts.
E.M. Bounds, Believe You Can
There is no end to what you can do!! But you've got to step out and do it!
Bob Proctor, The Art of Living
When you are bold, His mighty powers will come to your aid. Get aggressive and go after opportunities. They usually don't find you—you must find them.
John Mason, Believe You Can
You can think positively all day long, all year, but positive action is what counts.
Price Pritchett, You Squared

References

  1. The ABCs of Success
  2. Believe You Can
  3. An Enemy Called Average
  4. The Art of Living
  5. Maximum Achievement
  6. You Squared