Obedience is the fruit of faith; patience, the bloom on the fruit.

— Christina Rossetti

Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.

— John 6:28-29

Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.

— Victor Kiam

Why always, “not yet”? Do flowers in spring say, “not yet”?

— Norman Douglas

The hour is ripe and yonder lies the way.

— Virgil

The rewards in business go to the man who does something with an idea.

— William Benton

Talking about swimming is nothing like swimming. You have to actually get into the water first before you can swim. Likewise talking about having a message is not the same thing as actually delivering the message.

— Anonymous

He arose, and smote the Philistines until his hand was weary, and his hand clave unto the sword: and the LORD wrought a great victory that day; and the people returned after him only to spoil.

— 2 Samuel 23:10

The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.

— Baltasar Gracian

In putting off what one has to do, one runs the risk of never being able to do it.

— Charles Baudelaire

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

— Galatians 6:10

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

— Sally Berger

No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There’s too much work to do.

— Dorothy Day

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.

— William J. H. Boetcker

This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.

— Charles Dickens

Honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.

— Aristotle

Often greater risk is involved in postponement than in making a wrong decision.

— Harry A. Hopf

If you have something to do that is worthwhile doing, don’t talk about it — DO IT!

— George Biount

Boast not of what thou would’st have done, but do.

— John Milton

Well done is better than well said.

— Benjamin Franklin

I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.

— John 9:4

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