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Immanuel Kant
“Act in such a way that you treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of any other, never merely as a means to an end, but always at the same time as an end.”
Immanuel Kant, Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals/On a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns

Marcus Aurelius
“Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Horace
“Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise.”
Horace

Vera Nazarian
“There's a difference between playing and playing games. The former is an act of joy, the latter — an act.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Monty Roberts
“If you act like you've only got fifteen minutes, it will take all day. Act like you've got all day, it will take fifteen minutes.”
Monty Roberts

Israelmore Ayivor
“You can dance in the storm. Don't wait for the rain to be over before because it might take too long. You can can do it now. Wherever you are, right now, you can start, right now; this very moment.”
Israelmore Ayivor

Gregory Maguire
“Evil is an act, not an appetite. How many haven't wanted to slash the throat of some boor across the dining room table? Present company excepted of course. Everyone has the appetite. If you give in to it, it, that act is evil. The appetite is normal.”
Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Vashti Quiroz-Vega
“Don’t turn your face away.
Once you’ve seen, you can no longer act like you don’t know.
Open your eyes to the truth. It’s all around you.
Don’t deny what the eyes to your soul have revealed to you.

Now that you know, you cannot feign ignorance.
Now that you’re aware of the problem, you cannot pretend you don’t care.
To be concerned is to be human.
To act is to care.”
Vashti Quiroz-Vega

We may place blame, give reasons, and even have excuses; but in the end, it
“We may place blame, give reasons, and even have excuses; but in the end, it is an act of cowardice to not follow your dreams.”
Steve Maraboli

Said Nursî
“Do what you do only for God's sake, start for God's sake, work for God's sake, and act within the sphere of God's good approval.”
Said Nursî

Vera Nazarian
“Freedom is not a license to act but a license to exercise free choices in any given situation.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

“Part of being of a true existentialist is wanting to be what we make ourselves be by the way we choose to act, as opposed to making excuses for the way we act and regretting it.”
Gary Cox, How to Be an Existentialist: or How to Get Real, Get a Grip and Stop Making Excuses

“Our acts can be no wiser than our thoughts.”
George S. Clason, The Richest Man in Babylon

Ellery Adams
“It's like pretending to be Santa and then stabbing someone with a candy cane!”
Ellery Adams, Chili Con Corpses

Vera Nazarian
“It does not take a great supernatural heroine or magical hero to save the world.

We all save it every day, and we all destroy it -- in our own small ways -- by every choice we make and every tiniest action resulting from that choice.

The next time you feel useless and impotent, remember what you are in fact doing in this very moment. And then observe your tiny, seemingly meaningless acts and choices coalesce and cascade together into a powerful positive whole.

The world -- if it could -- will thank you for it.

And if it does not... well, a true heroine or hero does not require it.”
Vera Nazarian

Rob Liano
“Nothing is born into this world without labor.”
Rob Liano

“Our lives are led, and our decisions made, within a network of needs and wants, some natural, some arising from the acts of others, some aggravated by the acts of the state. We are all bored, or threatened, or tantalized in differing degrees by a perilous world, some hostile people, and a not very sensitive government.”
Carl Cohen

“Waiting is a trap. There will always be reasons to wait. The truth is, there are only two things in life, reasons and results, and reasons simply don't count.”
Robert Anthony Kreucher
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Jarod Kintz
“If my name were Oscar, I’d want to be an actor and win my namesake award and take back my identity.”
Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

Jarod Kintz
“I don’t like the term “Average Joe.” I prefer “Dolly,” because not only is the Everyman a sheep, but he’s also a clone. They all think alike and act alike.”
Jarod Kintz, 99 Cents For Some Nonsense

Jarod Kintz
“Congress needs to act now. Seriously, leave Washington DC, move to Hollywood, and leave the rest of the country alone.”
Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

Israelmore Ayivor
“Winners were not born winners; they learnt and practiced how to win and they have it! Everyone who gives a great testimony about his/her life begins with a beginning that was "inadequate" until something happened... an a breakthrough became evident!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Jarod Kintz
“With love, it’s better to act now and think later. Write your love poem after you’ve made love, and not before.”
Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

“Make her smile, make her laugh and make her happy; because this is the only Truth, Meaning & Beauty act any human can ever achieve.”
Sameh Elsayed

A.J. Darkholme
“Life is what you make it and legacy is what you leave it. Stop trying to be perfect, stop waiting for perfection to find you, and start making your environment a product of you instead of the other way around.”
A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

A.J. Darkholme
“Every man walks his own path, and every path has its fair share of locked doors. You never know who holds the key to a door you’ll need to open one day, so you best treat people as if they are all keyholders.”
A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

Roy   Bennett
“Stop doing what is easy. Start doing what is right.”
Roy Bennett

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