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Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement.
I felt ashamed for what I had done. I don't have any excuses. I did what I did. I take full responsibility for myself and my actions. I wouldn't pawn this off on anybody. I'm sorry it happened. And I hurt people.
Rights are not a matter of numbers - and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob.
But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution, the answer is no.
People must have righteous principals in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.
Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.
I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.
Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Harold S. Geneen
When you control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.
Carter G. Woodson
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
Are not laws dangerous which inhibit the passions? Compare the centuries of anarchy with those of the strongest legalism in any country you like and you will see that it is only when the laws are silent that the greatest actions appear.
Marquis de Sade
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others.
Many great actions are committed in small struggles.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
John Stuart Mill
My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.
Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions.
Charles Caleb Colton
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.
When our thoughts - which bring actions - are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white, we are in a living hell. That is as real as hell will ever be.
George Washington Carver
Democracy is still a radical idea in a world where we often confuse images with realities, words with actions.
The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.
Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
Harry S. Truman
A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary.
The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.
Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones.
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