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Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
It's always irritated me that people say, 'Where's the action? Oh wow, there's no action here; let's go somewhere else.' These people will never find the action.
David Lee Roth
So much of the world's suffering results from the sinful action or inaction of ourselves and others. For example, people look at a famine and wonder where God is, but the world produces enough food for each person to have 3,000 calories a day. It's our own irresponsibility and self-centeredness that prevents people from getting fed.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Apparently, I'm very good at firing a gun without blinking, which is unusual. That's why so many action characters have to wear sunglasses during shoot-out scenes. That's my party trick.
There are three essential factors in all human activity: spirit, materials, and action.
If we are prepared to invest the necessary time and effort, affirmative action can contribute to Harvard's quality and not detract from it.
When I was really small, my mother had difficulty keeping me dressed, as I liked to be naked! I definitely had very strong ideas on what I wanted to wear. My favourite look was always Action Man and Spiderman. Now though, I really like beautiful clothes.
Never confuse motion with 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.
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world.
The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
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.
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
Arnold H. Glasow
To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can.
I looked up affirmative action once in Wikipedia, and it said, 'A measure by which white men are discriminated against,' and I got so mad.
Prayer is where the action is.
The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
D. H. Lawrence
Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression.
I do have moments when I feel insecure. I do have moments when I feel jealous, and that's normal. It's a very normal emotion. It's your action and your attitude and your reaction to that that is important.
Every thought you produce, anything you say, any action you do, it bears your signature.
And affirmative action is a very nice term for racial discrimination against better-qualified white people in jobs, employment, promotions and scholarships, and college admittance.
There are many types of participation. One can observe so intensely that one becomes part of the action, but without being an active participant.
Know your priorities and identify the five powerful action steps that you intend to take to move your initiatives forward each day. If you go to a tree with an ax and take five whacks at the tree every day, it doesn't matter if it's an oak or a redwood; eventually, the tree has to fall down.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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