Quotes on Action

How can a thing possibly govern others when it cannot be governed itself? Seneca the Younger

To be everywhere is to be nowhere. Seneca the Younger

Be sure that you are right; and then go ahead. Gene Stratton-Porter

One can't be free without action. Christopher Moore

Thought expands, but paralyzes; action animates, but narrows. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Learning cannot be disassociated from action. Peter Senge

Make your best thoughts into action. Suzanne Curchod

Without context words and actions have no meaning at all Gregory Bateson

I'm an Action Transvestite Eddie Izzard

We can act instead of being acted upon. Stephen Covey

We dreamed of doing but could not bring ourselves to do. Etheridge Knight

One starts an action simply because one must do something. T S Eliot

Like everything else, love's not worth much without some action to back it up. Pat Conroy

Act now, for now is all you have. Og Mandino

We must scrunch or be scrunched. Charles Dickens

Nothing preaches better than the act. Benjamin Franklin

Make history or be a part of it. Phil Knight

I don't act; I react. Gamal Abdel Nasser

The act of God injures no one. Juvenal

One thing I am convinced of is that the more you do, the more you can do. Lauren Bacall

Thought can never be compared with action, but when it awakens in us the image of truth. Madame De Stael

There can be no learning without action, and no action without learning Reg Revans

Stay diagnostic even as you take action. Ronald A. Heifetz

You are what you do. It's about actions. Bill Maher

Never let the sense of failure corrupt your new action. Oswald Chambers

You never know where your actions will lead to. But if you don't do anything they will lead you nowhere. Mahatma Gandhi

Never depend on one action. Grant Cardone

I love that they do that. I love action and I love doing my own stunts. I love that sort of thing. Serinda Swan

There is a time and a place for everything. There is a time and a place for talk. And there is a time and a place for action. Carly Fiorina

There's always some further action to take. Pierre Boulle

Knowledge must come through action. Sophocles

Knowledge without action, is like having no knowledge at all! Ted Nicholas

All talk, talk, talk - no action or results. Sad. Donald Trump

We cannot predict the effects of our actions, especially our collective actions over generations or centuries, to use instrumental reasoning toward these big final ends to tell us what we ought to do. Allen W. Wood

We can establish empirical criteria for free actions, and investigate human actions on the presupposition we are free. Allen W. Wood

I really love doing action and I go for it. Lucas Till

When it comes to action, I'd say Mel Gibson and Will [Smith] were great. Roland Emmerich

If there is no action, you haven't really decided. Tony Robbins

Knowledge is NOT power. Knowledge is only POTENTIAL power. Action is power. Tony Robbins

God is action - let us be like God. Frances E Willard

Now that Iran's actions have been verified, it can begin to receive relief from certain nuclear sanctions and gain access to its own money that had been frozen. Barack Obama

The notion of auspiciousness is something positive, something with forward momentum, coming out of our actions. Sakyong Mipham

I like the fact that second person puts the reader in the story. It makes them, whether they like it or not, complicit in the action. Rob Roberge

Faith comes not through pondering but through action. Tito Colliander

If religion comprises rules you follow, faith is demonstrated by the actions you take. Seth

Actions are more precious than words Kangin

It's good to be in on the action. Rick Majerus

She haunted him, as an ungenerous action haunts one. Jean Rhys

I loved doing Supergirl, but I would love to do Batgirl. I would absolutely love to do a live-action Batgirl! Molly Quinn

Courage is action, not talk. Jeff Rich

You can express a lot of things, a lot of action without speaking. Catherine Deneuve

I'm an action fanatic. Noah Hathaway

Established in Being, perform action. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The food of hope is meditative action. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

Writers are not meant for action. Manuel Puig

Unless there be correct thought, there cannot be any action, and when there is correct thought, right action will follow. Henry George

Ultimately what I want to do, I want to go back and do some more action movies. Morris Chestnut

I like action movies! Action movies are awesome. Mackenzie Foy

Money is God in action. Reverend Ike

Any action in which you can be total becomes meditation. Rajneesh

Speech is always bolder than action. Friedrich Schiller

Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory. William Wordsworth

Your ships come in only after you have sent them out. Catherine Ponder

Sentiment is a disgrace, instead of an ornament, unless it lead us to good actions. Ann Radcliffe

The dreamer is a madman quiescent, the madman is a dreamer in action. Frederic Henry Hedge

Who can take a single step with his head? Herta Muller

What we do is never as important as how we do it. Jane Nelsen

Knowledge is nothing without action. Nothing changes until you do something. What you do will directly determine what you learn. James A. Belasco

There are few who have at once thought and capacity for action. Thought expands, but lames; action animates, but narrows. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowledge is potential; action is power. Tony Robbins

Action achieves more than words. Euripides

No action is in itself good or bad, but only such according to convention. W Somerset Maugham

I do what many dream of, all their lives Robert Browning

We are not forced into unpleasant activities. We either allow them to come about or we encourage them to come about. William Saroyan

Every natural action is graceful. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Action is the foundation of all success. Pablo Picasso

All great actions return to God, from whom they are derived. Jules Verne

When once you consider an action, do not let anything dissuade you. Consult your heart, not others, and then follow its dictates. Swami Vivekananda

Success doesn't just happen. It starts for those who take action. Donald Trump

Knowledge without action cost money David Bach



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