Day 46 in The Beat Handbook: 100 Days of Kerouactions is titled, "On Taking Action," and references the below passage from On The Road.
Get a copy of my book to read a related (and fantastic) quote from a John Greenleaf Whittier poem. You'll also learn the name of the TV show that turned me on to that particular Whittier poem.
As Goethe said, "Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace and power in it."
Jack did that, and it paid off.
In the words of a famous movie boxer, "Go for it."