Action Quotes

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Never confuse movement with action.
Ernest Hemingway
May you live your life as if the maxim of your actions were to become universal law.
Immanuel Kant
The only cure for grief is action.
George Henry Lewes
We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
William Fullbright

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
Anais Nin
Thomas traherne - the soul is made for action, and cannot rest till...
A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one.
Lord Jeffery
Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
Oscar Wilde
The double law of attraction and radiation or of sympathy and antipathy, of fixedness and movement, which is the principle of Creation, and the perpetual cause of life.
Albert Pike
A lively, disinterested, persistent looking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism or doubt.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.
Learned Hand
Ludwig von Beethoven had never mastered the elements of arithmetic beyond addition and subtraction. A thirteen - Year - Old boy whom he had befriended tried unsuccessfully to teach him simple multiplication and division.
Jan Ehrenwald.
It is the action of an uninstructed person to reproach others for his own misfortune; of one entering instruction, to reproach himself; and one perfectly instructed, to reproach neither others nor himself.
Epictetus, Enchiridion
A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
Jawaharlal Nehru
Through faith man experiences the meaning of the world; through action he is to give to it meaning.
Leo Braeck
Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults.
Eric Hoffe
Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.
Japanese Prove
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
What a piece of work is a man how noble in reason how infinite in faculty in form and moving how express and admirable in action how like an angel in apprehension how like a god.
William Shakespeare
Words divide us, actions unite us.
Slogan of the Tupamaros
If you think about it seriously, all the questions about the soul and the immortality of the soul and paradise and hell are at bottom only a way of seeing this very simple fact that every action of ours is passed on to others according to its value, of good or evil, it passes from father to son, from one generation to the next, in a perpetual movement.
Antonio Gramsci
Mere sorrow, which weeps and sits still, is not repentance. Repentance is sorrow converted into action; into a movement toward a new and better life.
M. R. Vincent
Love as Thought is Truth. Love as Action is Right Conduct. Love as Understanding is Peace. Love as Feeling is Non - Violence.
Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba
There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
James Branch Cabell
Nothing is as terrible to see as ignorance in action.
Johann von Goethe
All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.
Demosthenes
Every law is an infraction of liberty.
Jeremy Bentham
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
My fellow Americans, I must speak to you tonight about a mounting danger in Central America that threatens the security of the United States. This danger will not go away it will grow worse, much worse, if we fail to take action now.
Ronald Reagan
Only actions give life strength only moderation gives it a charm.
Jean Paul Richte
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
Joel Barke
This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out.
Hortense Calishe
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
Socrates
The history of man is a graveyard of great cultures that came to catastrophic ends because of their incapacity for planned, rational, voluntary reaction to challenge.
Erich Fromm
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli
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 undertaking of a new action brings new strength.
Evenius