Action Quotes

Consciously or unconsciously we all strive to make the kind of a world we like.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.

Jane Addams

I will die like a true-blue rebel. Don't waste any time in mourning

Joe Hil

That action is best which provides the greatest happiness for the greatest number.

Francis Hutcheson

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation.

Pearl S. Buck

Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ancestor of every action is a thought.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the mark to say that man is the architect of circumstance.

Thomas Carlyle

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.

Rosa Parks

Rather than idleness of people, it is the activeness of people that turns the wheels of the struggle.

V.Prabhakaran

Words that do not match deeds are unimportant.

Ernesto Che Guevara

Our every action is a battle cry against imperialism, and a battle hymn for the people's unity against the great enemy of mankind: the United States of America. Wherever death may surprise us, let it be welcome, provided that this, our battle cry, may have reached some receptive ear, that another hand may be extended to wield our weapons, and that other men be ready to intone our funeral dirge with the staccato singing of the machine guns and new battle cries of war and victory.

Ernesto Che Guevara

Not the existence of man, but the action of man sets the wheel of history of the struggle in motion.

Pirapakaran

I always give low value to talks; only after growing through action we should start talking.

Pirapakaran

Before words must always be deeds. By deeds alone we have got our influence. Deeds alone give a political form to our activities.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

A man's best friends are his ten fingers.r

Robert Collye

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.

Robert F. Kennedy

The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.

Robert Fros

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.

Thomas Edison

Persistence of action comes from persistence of vision.

Steve Pavlina

I always give low value to talks; only after growing through action we should start talking.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

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

Jacob Bronowski

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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