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The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who intense football gamelook on and do nothing.
       - Albert Einstein

To excel in football you must act quickly

There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
      - Proverb

I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
       - Edward Everett Hale

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
       - Benjamin Disraeli

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
- Edmund Burke

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
  - Shira Tehrani

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
    - Lucy Larcom

Science may have found a cure for most Photo of boy & dog at beachevils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.
       - Helen Keller

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
       - Danny Kaye

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
       - Ella Williams

Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.
       - Holocaust Museum, Washington, DC

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
       - Hugh Prather

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