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Never confuse motion with action.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
I began revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.
All action results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
Honore de Balzac
Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.
Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.
George Bernard Shaw
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.
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.
Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction.
Never confuse movement with action.
I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
Never mistake motion for action.
The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.
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