Never confuse motion with action.
Not the existence of man, but the action of man sets the wheel of history of the struggle in motion.
I always give low value to talks; only after growing through action we should start talking.
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.
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
Action and care will in time wear down the strongest frame, but guilt and melancholy are poisons of quick dispatch.
What is this true meditation? It is to make everything: coughing, swallowing, waving the arms, motion, stillness, words, action, the evil and the good, prosperity and shame, gain and loss, right and wrong, into one single koan
The body sins once, and has done with its sin, for action is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the recollection of a pleasure, or the LUXURY of a regret.
worrying can lead to stress. What do we accomplish when we worry? Focus your mind on actions rather than on worrying! Action brings less stress
Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
Climate change is such a huge issue that it requires strong, concerted, consistent and enduring action by governments.
The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions.
Awareness without action is worthless.
It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys
Action makes more fortune than caution.
Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it
It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.
France always has plenty men of talent, but it is always deficient in men of action and high character.
I prefer thought to action, an idea to a transaction, contemplation to activity.
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation.
We must make a very precise distinction between the official and consequently dictatorial prerogatives of society organized as a state, and of the natural influence and action of the members of a non-official, non-artificial society.
Look to this dayÖ In it lies all the realities and verities of existence, the bliss of growth, the splendor of action, the glory of power. For yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today, well-lived, makes every yesteday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.