The First Step Is the Hardest

© Max Stein

If you can get up the courage to begin,
you have the courage to succeed.

Begin where you are, work where you are.
The hour which you are now wasting,
dreaming of some far off success,
may be crowded with grand possibilities.

The first essential of success is that you begin.
Once you have started,
all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.

Do not wait.
The time will never be "just right."
Start where you stand,
and work with whatever tools you have at your command.
Better tools will be found as you go along.

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

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