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Power doesn't back up in the face of a smile, or in the face of a threat of some kind of nonviolent loving action. It's not the nature of power to back up in the face of anything but some more power.
I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action.
Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is solid.
The writer must be a participant in the scene... like a film director who writes his own scripts, does his own camera work, and somehow manages to film himself in action, as the protagonist or at least the main character.
Hunter S. Thompson
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom one does not like.
I believe enlightenment or revelation comes in daily life. I look for joy, the peace of action. You need action. I'd have stopped writing years ago if it were for the money.
From the point of view of being in the public radar, comedians have less problems than other actors. Action movie stars like Stallone or Schwarzenegger usually attract the more aggressive fans.
I say that justice is truth in action.
In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.
Goals help you channel your energy into action.
When I take action, I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive.
George W. Bush
This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
James A. Baldwin
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
Arnold H. Glasow
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.
I believe that contentment or any sustained period of joy that doesn't inspire thought that leads to action almost immediately is useless.
Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.
Justice is truth in action.
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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