1. Be Proactive

1.1. We have two lives: the one we're given, and the other one we make.

—Mary Chapin Carpenter

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

—Charles Dickens

1.3. I haven't failed; I've found 10,000 ways that don't work.

—Thomas Alva Edison

1.4. You can't control the wind, but you can adjust your sails.

—Yiddish Proverb

1.5. Many strokes, though with a little axe, hews down and fells the hardest timbered oak.

—William Shakespeare

1.6. A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

—John Shedd

1.7. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.

—Mark Twain

1.8. He who finds diamonds must grapple in mud and mire because diamonds are not found polished stones. They are made.

—Henry Wilson

1.9. Do not say, “when I have time I will study,” for you may never have time.

—Avot 2:5

1.10. Move and the way will open.

—Zen Proverb