Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

A sense of urgency can be one of the biggest drivers of success. But like most things that grow from consistency, acting on your goals every single day takes a powerful hunger, a strong sense of mission-based drive.

Without a track record of constant progress to remind you of where you’re going, fear and doubt can stall you out. Don’t let inaction kill your motivation―take action instead. Wake up with a clear, defined purpose and tackle all the things that will bring you closer to your goals.

Related: 6 Ways to Act on Your Ambition

You can get started right now with inspiration from these 13 motivating quotes.

Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

1. “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” ―Thomas Jefferson


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

2. “The path to success is to take massive, determined actions.” ―Tony Robbins


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

3. “An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.” ―Arnold Glasow


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

4. “God provides the wind, but man must raise the sails.” St. Augustine


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

5. “Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.” ―Baltasar Gracian


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

6. “People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.” ―Lewis Cass


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

7. “Let your performance do the thinking.” ―Charlotte Brontë


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

8. “Well done is better than well said.” ―Benjamin Franklin


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

9. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ―Dale Carnegie


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

10. “Action is the antidote to despair.” ―Joan Baez


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

11. “Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission.” ―Zig Ziglar


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

12. “There is only one proof of ability—action.” ―Marie Ebner-Eschenbach


Ready, Set, Go! 13 Quotes to Inspire You to Take Action

13. “Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.” ―Norman Vincent Peale

Related: 6 Tips to Set and Achieve Your Biggest Goals

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