Action Quotes

By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Ralph waldo emerson - do not be too timid and squeamish about your...

Confucius, the confucian analects - the superior man is modest in his speech, but...
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
George Washington
One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self - Denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions?
Jackie Mason

Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
Leonardo DaVinci
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there id only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.
Martha Graham
All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
James Russell Lowell
Habits... the only reason they persist is that they are offering some satisfaction... You allow them to persist by not seeking any other, better form of satisfying the same needs. Every habit, good or bad, is acquired and learned in the same way - By finding that it is a means of satisfaction.
Juliene Berk
Friedrich engels - an ounce of action is worth a ton of theory....
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Samuel Smiles
The curse of me & my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.
Ezra Loomis Pound
The secret of the magic of life consists in using action in order to attain non - Action. One must not wish to leap over everything and penetrate directly.
Lu Yen
Through his mastery of storytelling techniques, he has managed to separate his character, in the public mind, from his actions as president. ... He has, in short, mesmerized us with that steady gaze.
Jean Nathan Mille
Successful leaders have the courage to take action where others hesitate.
Author Unknown
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Japanese Prove
Humans always have fear of an unknown situation - - This is normal. The important thing is what we do about it. If fear is permitted to become a paralyzing thing that interferes with proper action, then it is harmful. The best antidote to fear is to know all we can about a situation.
John Herschel Glenn, Jr.
The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so far as it disposes and eases his way to action by the greater trust that it procures him.
Plutarch
Though a good motive cannot sanction a bad action, a bad motive will always vitiate a good action. In common and trivial matters we may act without motives, but in momentous ones the most careful deliberation is wisdom.
W. M. L. Jay
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timourous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence a.
Samuel Johnson
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Hannah Arendt
Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man - Made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.
Nelson Mandela
Change is the end result of all true learning. Change involves three things First, a dissatisfaction with self - A felt void or need second, a decision to change - To fill the void or need and third, a conscious dedication to the process of growth and change - The willful act of making the change Doing Something.
Dr.
We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.
Frank Tibolt
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
Thought is the seed of action.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.
Lord Tennyson
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.
Alfred A. Montapert
We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre, 1847
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
Sir Winston Churchill
The beginning is the half of every action.
Greek Prove
Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
Ralph W. Sockman
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma: but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
Sir Winston Churchill, Radio speech, 1939
You need more fact in the dangerous art of giving presents than in any other social action.
William Bolitho
Iron rusts from disue; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
Everyone has a right to his own course of action.
Moliere
Set your expectations high find men and women whose integrity and values you respect get their agreement on a course of action and give them your ultimate trust.
John Fellows Akers
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
Dr. Maxwell Maltz