Action Quotes

Words and thoughts concerning compassionate action that are not put into practice are like beautiful flowers that are colorful but have no fragrance.

Thich Nhat Hanh

It is extroversion that wastes our energy and makes us feel weak. In a state of introversion we think less and speak less. We then have the power to put into action whatever we think and whatever we need to do.


Let the motive be in the deed and not in the event. Be not one whose motive for action is the hope of reward.


Identity may be termed as action which is conscious of itself.

Jane Roberts as Seth

Your choice of diet can influence your long term health prospects more than any other action you might take.

Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop

You will never reach your goal until you start to take action, any action.

Byron Pulsifer

A critic once characterized baseball as six minutes of action crammed into two-and-one-half hours

Ray Fitzgerald

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Conrad Hilton

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action

Benjamin Disraeli

The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action

Madame de Stael

The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move.

Brian Tracy

Electricity is the strain or tension set up by the two opposing desires of universal Mind thinking: the desire for balanced action and the desire for rest.

Walter Russell

Hypocrisy: a lie in action - the legacy of indecency


Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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