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An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
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.
In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.
All action takes place, so to speak, in a kind of twilight, which like a fog or moonlight, often tends to make things seem grotesque and larger than they really are.
Karl Von Clausewitz
Apartment living is tough action. Just the whole idea that you share a washer and dryer always freaked me out.
Yet we act as if simple cause and effect is at work. We push to find the one simple reason things have gone wrong. We look for the one action, or the one person, that created this mess. As soon as we find someone to blame, we act as if we've solved the problem.
Margaret J. Wheatley
I now have two different audiences. There's the one that has been watching my action films for 20 years, and the American family audience. American jokes, less fighting.
A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
When you are shooting action, there is a satisfying thing because your objectives are very clear.
Action scenes are not that different from other scenes.
I treat any scene the same - dialogue, action - you're still creating something in character. It's all acting, fighting.
I certainly don't think of myself as an action hero.
Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action.
Good managers have a bias for action.
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.
I feel like I'm a filmmaker; I don't feel I need to yell action and cut.
Most movies, once the action starts there's no more characters. You say a couple of dumb lines and then there's just explosions until the end.
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action; the senses, the work and the doer comprise the threefold basis of action.
What happened after Katrina is that people were stirred to action; there were an enormous number of contributions by people trying to make a difference. But then we forget. We've forgotten Katrina victims, we've forgotten the face of poverty.
Bouncing a sitting president requires conscious action, a national decision to redirect the country's course. This cuts against the grain, and that's why incumbents have a natural advantage.
Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful.
Rita Mae Brown
I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil.
Action is always seen as the bottom rung of thespian endeavour, that's just the way it is.
I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility; they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
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