Action Quotes

 Action Quotes

 Action is eloquence.  William Shakespeare



A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.  Arabian Proverb


Active natures are rarely melancholy. Activity and melancholy are incompatible. Bovee

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.  Arnold Glasow


Do it, and then you will feel motivated to do it.  Zig Ziglar


Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. Lowell


I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.  John Locke


Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.  Brendan Francis


It is not to taste sweet things, but to do noble and true things, and vindicate himself under God’s heaven as a God-made man, that the poorest son of Adam dimly longs. Show him the way of doing that, the dullest day-drudge kindles into a hero. Carlyle.


It is well to think well: it is divine to act well. Horace Mann


Man, being essentially active, must find in activity his joy, as well as his beauty and glory; and labor, like everything else that is good, is its own reward. Whipple


Never mistake motion for action.  Ernest Hemingway


Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.  Walter Anderson


Our acts make or mar us,—we are the children of our own deeds. Victor Hugo


People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.  Lewis Cass


Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.  Peter Marshall


The thing done avails, and not what is said about it. Emerson


There are three sorts of actions: those that are good, those that are bad, and those that are doubtful; and we ought to be most cautious of those that are doubtful; for we are in most danger of these doubtful actions, because they do not alarm us; and yet they insensibly lead to greater transgressions, just as the shades of twilight gradually reconcile us to darkness. A. Reed


To the valiant actions speak alone. Smollett


When deeds speak, words are nothing.  African Proverb


When our souls shall leave this dwelling, the glory of one fair and virtuous action is above all the scutcheons on our tomb, or silken banners over us. J. Shirley