Proactive Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old proactive quotes, proactive sayings, and proactive proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Do what matters, now. Leo Babauta
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. Henry David Thoreau
Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do. Elbert Hubbard
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses. George Eliot
You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do. C.G. Jung
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Change what you can, manage what you can't. Raymond McCauley
I can wait for life to shape me in whatever manner it chooses. Or I can shape me to make life whatever I choose. Craig D. Lounsbrough
Tomorrow’ is the thing that’s always coming but never arrives. ‘Today’ is the thing that’s already here and never leaves. And because that’s the case, I would much prefer to invest in today than sit around waiting for an arrival that’s not arriving. Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you control your thoughts, you will be mentally proactive and if you control your mind, you will be mentally inactive. P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar
Be proactive, not reactive, for an apparently insignificant issue ignored today can spawn tomorrow's catastrophe. Ken Poirot
Most problems can be effectively dealt with before they are in full swing. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Time changes things; rather, a person's action over the passage of time changes things. Innocent Mwatsikesimbe