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