What kind of person are you? The "yo-yo" person who is up and down and needs to beconstantly pumped up? Does someone need to keep a portable air-compressor handy for you? Or,are you the "blow-blow" person who is all talk and no walk? I hope you are the "go-go" personwho walks the walk. If you are this kind of person you may lose the battle but you will never lose the war. You might even lose some loyal lieutenants you love, but you will go on to win.Imperfect action is better than perfect paralysis. It is better to light one small candle thanto stand around cursing the darkness. It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because youcan only do a little. Do what you can. In the film, Shenandoah, Mr. Anderson, when his youngestson was lost, said, "If we don't try, we won't do. And if we don't do, then why are we placed hereupon the earth?"The joke is told of a preacher doing his best to not be upset by a heckler. Finally theheckler stood on a stump and said, "Have your God knock me off my stump." The preacher stepped up to him, hauled off and hit him. The heckler did three flips as he fell backward. The preacher rubbed his hands together. "I don't ask my God to do anything I can do myself."Emerson said to do the thing and you will have the power. In the Bible, as King Davidwas dying, he said to his son, Solomon, "Be strong, and be of good courage, and
."(Emphasis mine.)Be prejudiced against laziness. Henry Ford said, “Bite off more than you can chew, andchew it. Do More than you can do, and do it. Hitch your wagon to a star, dare to dream, and thereyou are.”Edward Everett Hale, in his Patriot's Oath, stated, "I am only one, but I am one; I cannotdo everything But I can do something. And what I can do That I ought to do; And what I ought todo By the grace of God I will do."A modern president, John F. Kennedy, said, "Things don't just happen. They are made tohappen, and they are made to happen by each one of us."