Action Quotes

Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self - Satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
John Wooden
Herbert spence - the great aim of education is not knowledge but...

Maitri upanishads - as one acts and conducts himself, so does he...
The greatest potential for control the ends to exist at the point where action takes place.
Louis A. Allen
A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, nothing else.
Andre Malraux
The most decisive actions of our life - - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - - Are, more often than not, unconsidered.
Andre Gide

One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm; Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law; Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.
Isaac Asimov, Laws of Robotics from I. Robot, 1950
The real satisfaction which praise can afford, is when what is repeated aloud agrees with the whispers of conscience, by showing us that we have not endeavored to deserve well in vain.
Johnson
For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.
Bob Wells
In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims: Quotation and Originality, 1876
Sir winston leonard spenser churchill - i cannot forecast to you the action of russia. it...
Great men of action... never mind on occasion being ridiculous in a sense it is part of their job, and at times they all are. A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity, it is an occupational risk.
Oswald Mosley
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Harold Geneen, Chairman, ITT Corp.
To the Nahuas, words were flowers, metaphors that gave birth to thoughts and actions.
Jose Antonio Burciaga
Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.
Learned Hand
Nothing is as terrible to see as ignorance in action.
Johann von Goethe
In this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.
Charles Francis Adams, Sr.
Odd, the years it took to learn one simple fact that the prize just ahead, the next job, publication, love affair, marriage always seemed to hold the key to satisfaction but never, in the longer run, sufficed.
Amanda Cross
The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
Thomas Aquinas
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Oscar Wilde
Iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Leonardo DaVinci
The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.
Evenius
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of illusions.
Joseph Conrad
We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
Maxwell Maltz, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions.
Confucius
There is no nonsense so errant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action.
Bertrand Russell
There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.
G. B. Shaw
We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Abigail Adams, letter to John Adams, 1774
When a man comes to die, no matter what his talents and influence, and genius, if he dies unloved his life must be a failure to him and dying a cold horror. It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure to the world.
John Steinbeck, East of Eden
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.
Herman Melville
Every law is an infraction of liberty.
Jeremy Bentham
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
John Locke
Watch your thoughts they become words. Watch your words they become actions. Watch your actions they become habits. Watch your habits they become character. Watch your character it becomes your destiny.
Patrick Overton
The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action. There is no fixed teaching. All I can provide is an appropriate medicine for a particular ailment.
Bruce Lee, Quotation from the book: (The Art of Jeet Kune Do) by Bruce Lee
Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action the senses, the work and the doer comprise the threefold basis of action.
Bhagavad Gita
Love is the vital essence that pervades and permeates, from the center to the circumference, the graduating circles of all thought and action. Love is the talisman of human weal and woe - - The open sesame to every soul.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Action is the product of the Qualities inherent in Nature.
Bhagavad Gita
The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Before every action ask yourself. Will this bring more monkeys on my back. Will the result of my action be a blessing or a heavy burden?
Alfred A. Montapert