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Praise is so pleasing to the mind of man that it is the original of almost all of our actions
Samuel Johnson
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.
Theodore Roosevelt
Successful action tends to become an end in itself
Eric Hoffer
Suit the action to the world, the world to the action, with this special observance, that you overstep not the modesty of nature.
William Shakespeare
That action alone is just that does not harm either party to a dispute
Mahatma Gandhi
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Colin Powell
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be noblest
Thomas Carlyle
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Aldous Huxley
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
Thomas Paine
The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The materials of action are variable, but the use we make of them should be constant
Epictetus
The medium, or process, of our time - electric technology is reshaping and restructuring patterns of social interdependence and every aspect of our personal life. It is forcing us to reconsider and re-evaluate practically every thought, every action,
Marshall McLuhan
The most sublime act is to set another before you.
William Blake
The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action
Oscar Wilde
Elbert Hubbard
The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.
George Bernard Shaw
The purpose of man is in action, not thought.
Thomas Carlyle
The religious man fears, the man of honor scorns, to do an ill action
Joseph Addison
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Confucius
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