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Better never begin than never make an end.

    Author: George Herbert

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.

    Author: George Washington Carver

The wretch who digs the mine for bread, or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued than that decreed to him who cannot think or read.

    Author: Hannah More

Life though a short, is a working day. Activity may lead to evil; but inactivity cannot be led to good.

    Author: Hannah More

It is doing some service to humanity, to amuse innocently. They know but little of society who think we can bear to be always employed, either in duties or meditation, without relaxation.

    Author: Hannah More

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.

    Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick

Many are idly busy; Domitian was busy, but then it was in catching flies.

    Author: Jeremy Taylor

A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.

    Author: John Henry Newman

Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.

    Author: John Henry Newman

Such is man's nature, that he is very inactive and lazy unless he is influenced by some affection, either love or hatred, desire, hope, fear, or some other. These affections we see to be the springs that set men agoing, in all the affairs of life, and engage them in all their pursuits: these are the things that put men forward, and carry them along.

    Author: Jonathan Edwards

Those that dare lose a day, ate dangerously prodigal; those that dare misspend it, are desperate.

    Author: Joseph Hall

For truth and duty it is ever the fitting time; who waits until circumstances completely favor his undertaking, will never accomplish anything.

    Author: Martin Luther

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