Action Quotes

An optimist is a person who takes action, who moves out ahead of the crowd.

Anon xxxx

A man can only do what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.

Albert Schweitzer

A man's value to the community primarily depends on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows.

Albert Einstein

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.

Alfred Adler

We cannot think first and act afterward. From the moment of birth we are immersed in action, and can only fitfully guide it by taking thought.

Alfred North Whitehead

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.

Annie Dillard

Big words seldom accompany good deeds.

Charlotte Whitton

There are two kinds of people who never amount too much: those who cannot do what they are told, and those who can do nothing else.

Cyrus Curtis

It's important to know that words don't move mountains. Work, exacting work moves mountains.

Danilo Dolci

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

Edmund Burke

The cosmos is neither moral or immoral; only people are. He who would move the world must first move himself.

Edward Ericson

Decision is the spark that ignites action. Until a decision is made, nothing happens.... Decision is the courageous facing of issues, knowing that if they are not faced, problems will remain forever unanswered.

Wilfred A. Peterson

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.

Ella Williams

It's motive alone that gives character to the actions of men.

Jean De la Bruyere

Let a good man do good deeds with the same zeal that the evil man does bad ones.

Belzer Rabbi

A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.

Georges Bernanos

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.n

Helen Keller

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.

Dodie Smith 1896

Never mistake motion for action.

Ernest Hemingway

Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction.

Goethe

We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others, by their acts.

Harold Nicolson

I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

Helen Keller

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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