Action Quotes

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation.

Jacob Bronowski

I prefer thought to action, an idea to a transaction, contemplation to activity.

Honor de Balzac

If you can\\\'t do what you want, do what you can.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.

Baltasa

If your ship doesnt come in, swim out to meet it!

Jonathan Winters

The road to tyranny, we must never forget, begins with the destruction of the truth.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

It's going to be 20 feet high. It's going to have barbed wire on the top. It's going to be electrified. And there's going to be a sign on the other side saying, "It will kill you Warning."

Herman Cain

If I give up the viewpoint of action, my perfect nakedness is revealed to me.

Georges Bataille

Let me be clear. Our first line of defense is a simple message: Every group or nation must know, if they sponsor such attacks, our response will be devastating.

George Walker Bush

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

A man's real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love.

Joseph Conrad

He who punishes the vanquished fears not the victor.

Pierre Corneille

Clemency is the noblest trait Which can reveal a true monarch to the world.

Pierre Corneille

Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination.

Bryant McGill

Irreverence is the champion of liberty, if not its only defender.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

We must not be guilty of taking the law into our own hands, and converting it from what it really is to what we think it ought to be.

John Duke Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge

In our time all it takes for evil to flourish is for a few good men to be a little wrong and have a great deal of power, and for the vast majority of their fellow citizens to remain indifferent.

William Sloane Coffin

Hope is a state of mind independent of the state of the world. If your heart's full of hope, you can be persistent when you can't be optimistic. You can keep the faith despite the evidence, knowing that only in so doing has the evidence any chance of changing. So while I'm not optimistic, I'm always very hopeful.

William Sloane Coffin

One is often guilty by being too just.

Pierre Corneille

He who pardons easily invites offense.

Pierre Corneille

Action is eloquence.

Coriolanus

Veracity does not consist in saying, but in the intention of communicating truth.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

He who plays advisor is no longer ambassador.

Pierre Corneille

Flee an enemy who knows your weakness.

Pierre Corneille

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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