The following passage was quoted in Wayne Dyer's book "Wisdom of the Ages." I have seen the quote by Goethe ("Boldness has genius..") many times before but never the entire passage. This really hit a chord in me. Overcoming procrastination is one of my greatest challenges. Anyway, I thought you might enjoy it.


Lose This Day Loitering

Lose this day loitering - 'twill be the same story
To-morrow - and the next more dilatory;
Each indecision brings its own delays,
And days are lost lamenting o'er lost days,

Are you in earnest? sieze this very minute -
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Only engage, and then the mind grows heated -
Begin it, and then the work will be completed!


Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Passage from Faust
Translated by John Anster

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