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Expand the definition of 'reading' to include non-fiction, humor, graphic novels, magazines, action adventure, and, yes, even websites. It's the pleasure of reading that counts; the focus will naturally broaden. A boy won't read shark books forever.
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.
We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
Honore de Balzac
Justice is truth in action.
Every thought you produce, anything you say, any action you do, it bears your signature.
Thich Nhat Hanh
I liked the energy of cooking, the action, the camaraderie. I often compare the kitchen to sports and compare the chef to a coach. There are a lot of similarities to it.
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.
Only through the conscious action of the working masses in city and country can it be brought to life, only through the people's highest intellectual maturity and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely through all storms and find its way to port.
There are three principles in a man's being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech, and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow-men is that I do not say what I mean and I don't do what I say.
Prayer is where the action is.
Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
Congress first took action against steroids by passing The Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990.
Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
Awareness without action is worthless.
Getting an audience is hard. Sustaining an audience is hard. It demands a consistency of thought, of purpose, and of action over a long period of time.
Rational behavior requires theory. Reactive behavior requires only reflex action.
W. Edwards Deming
What a man calls his 'conscience' is merely the mental action that follows a sentimental reaction after too much wine or love.
Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future.
Trust your gut feeling about things, listen to what others are saying, and look at the results of your actions. Once you know the truth, you can set about taking action to improve. Everyone will be better for it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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