The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
While we seek to fill up life in a way that will best secure the ends of our existence here, our whole plan and course of action should be such as will not hinder but serve our preparation for a future world.
Change from below, the formulation of demands from the populace to end unacceptable injustice, supported by direct action, has played a far larger part in shaping British democracy than most constitutional lawyers, political commentators, historians or statesmen have ever cared to admit. Direct action in a democratic society is fundamentally an educational exercise.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thoughts, and habits can be acquired. An action repeated becomes an attitude realized.
Enthusiasm - the sustaining power of all great action.
Men of action are favored by the Goddess of luck.
Great leadership does not mean running away from reality. Sometimes the hard truths might just demoralize the company, but at other times sharing difficulties can inspire people to take action that will make the situation better.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
The greatest religious problem today is how to be both a mystic and a militant; in other words how to combine the search for an expansion of inner awareness with effective social action, and how to feel one's true identity in both
Dreams grow holy put in action
The quality of expectations determines the quality of our action.
Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy
The beginning is the half of every action.
It is easier to avoid the effects of others' negativity when we question if an action or attitude is appropriately directed at us. If it isn't, we can choose to sidestep it and let it pass.
One of the secrets to success is recognizing that motivation follows action.
The momentum of continuous action fuels motivation, while procrastination kills motivation.
Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
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.
Hypocrisy: a lie in action - the legacy of indecency
A critic once characterized baseball as six minutes of action crammed into two-and-one-half hours
We come late, if at all, to wine and philosophy: whiskey and action are easier
Doing just a little bit during the time we have available puts you that much further ahead than if you took no action at all.
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.