Quotes from the Masters
On Getting Started

"Many risks fail because they were not taken in time. Too many risks are postponed until unnecessarily elaborate preparations are made. This does not mean that one should say, 'Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!' That is foolish and self-destructive...But don't sit back waiting for the perfect moment. It almost never comes." -- David Viscott  

"Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." -- John Wooden

"If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest." -– Publilius Syrus  

"Start from wherever you are and with whatever you've got." -– Jim Rohn

"Each indecision brings its own delays and days are lost lamenting over lost days...What you can do or think you can do, begin it. For boldness has magic, power, and genius in it." -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  

"Think big, start small." -– Patricia Fripp  

"Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start." –- Nido Qubein  

"The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move." -– Brian Tracy

"You don't have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great." -- Les Brown  

"If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem...break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time." -- Robert Collier  

"Don't wait.  The time will never be just right." -- Napoleon Hill  

"The starting point for making better decisions is for you to stop making worse decisions." -– Brian Tracy

"You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction." -- George Horace Lorimer  

"What is the most important thing that you should do right now?  It's easy to figure out the answer--the most important thing is usually the item you least want to do.  So jump on it.  Get it out of the way.  Then go on to the next thing you don't want to do and get rid of that item by completing it. You'll be amazed at how it frees your spirit not to have them hanging over you." -– Tom Hopkins  

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." -- Theodore Roosevelt

"The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult." -- Mme. Du Deffand  

"Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it." – Goethe  

"All glory comes from daring to begin." -– Eugene F. Ware

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International