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All that is necessary for evil to triumph, is for good men to do nothing. Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they are yours. Though no one can go back and make a new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end. Why not go out on a limb? That is where the fruit is Nothing is so exhausting as indecision, and nothing is so futile.

The man who is waiting for something to turn up might start on his shirt sleeves. Some people walk in the rain. Others just get wet. There is a time for departure even when there is no certain place to go. Better get a stiff neck from aiming too high than a hunch from aiming too low. You cannot pick cherries with your back to the tree. In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high. If you are never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take chances.