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Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
Religious liberty is the first freedom in our Constitution. And whether the cause is justice for the persecuted, compassion for the needy and the sick, or mercy for the child waiting to be born, there is no greater force for good in the nation than Christian conscience in action.
I say that justice is truth in action.
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is solid.
Goals help you channel your energy into action.
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
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
One had to take some action against fear when once it laid hold of one.
Rainer Maria Rilke
I believe that contentment or any sustained period of joy that doesn't inspire thought that leads to action almost immediately is useless.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
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.
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
In Kosovo, the U.S. has chosen a course of action that escalates atrocities and violence. It is also a course of action that strikes a blow against the regime of international order, but which offers the weak at least some protection from predatory states.
Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon.
It is a virtual reflex for governments to plead security concerns when they undertake any controversial action, often as a pretext for something else.
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action.
Orison Swett Marden
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
Honore de Balzac
In the discharge of the duties of this office, there is one rule of action more important than all others. It consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied.
Arnold H. Glasow
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
William Butler Yeats
John F. Kennedy
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