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I could care less about being an action actor like Stallone or Schwarzenegger.
I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.
The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.
Richard L. Evans
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
Edward de Bono
The test of any man lies in action.
I was determined that no British government should be brought down by the action of two tarts.
I think that's because believable action is based on authenticity, and accuracy is very important to me. I always spend time researching my novels, exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I'm using for their setting.
Good managers have a bias for action.
I like action movies, even though I think action movies are kind of derided now. But there is something extraordinary about action movies, which is absolutely linked to the invention of cinema and what cinema is and why we love it.
Israel fights back, which is very much at odds with the Jewish instinct to discuss and deconstruct everything until action itself seems senseless.
It's fun being one of the boys. It's fun to have a character that's rough and gets down and dirty and not to be this precious girl who just sits in the corner and just sort of stands by the action.
But for me, the challenge is how you turn a character into behavior. Once the director says 'action', you just try to live between those two worlds.
The Stamp Act was a direct tax imposed on the colonies by King George III. This act inevitably led to the American Revolution. Just as the Stamp Act did in 1765, Obamacare should act as a wake-up call. Chief Justice Roberts provides us with a similar call to action.
Countries across the world are taking action now to help them track paedophiles and terrorists who abuse new technology to plot their horrific crimes.
Sooner or later something had to give. But President Bush, faced with the unprecedented affront of 9-11, could not wait to take action. So he had to do what we were capable of doing, and he did it brilliantly.
A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action. You must act as you breathe.
A commitment to human rights cannot be fostered simply through the transmission of knowledge. Action and experience play a crucial role in the learning process.
One of the big draws of the show is here's a guy who is ordinary in a lot of ways but, due to his profession, he's placed in extraordinary situations that he has to make right with action and with thought. That's what is appealing about Jack - he takes charge.
All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal.
Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.
In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury.
Unless a capacity for thinking be accompanied by a capacity for action, a superior mind exists in torture.
Charles Horton Cooley
The coming together of like-minded individuals through action is what's needed to see wide spread change for us, our planet and its creatures.
But to cut off relations with an aggressor may often invite retaliation by armed action, and this would, in its turn, make necessary some form of collective self-defence by the loyal members of the League.
A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
A lot of people just go to movies that feed into their preexisting and not so noble needs and desires: They just go to action pictures, and things like that.
The atmosphere is much too near for dreams. It forces us to action. It is close to us. We are in it and of it. It rouses us both to study and to do. We must know its moods and also its motive forces.
The physical part of comedy is as hard as a lot of action movies. It scares me, but in a way that I like.
My every action is to liberate God from his sorrow.
Sun Myung Moon
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