Action Quotes

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
~Peter Marshall

Men expect too much, do too little.
~Allen Tate

He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had tried and failed.
~William James

In spite of your fear, do what you have to do.
~Chin-Ning Chu

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
~Benjamin Disraeli

Action is eloquence.
~William Shakespeare

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
~My Favorite Action quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

Never mistake motion for action.
~Ernest Hemingway

Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
~Frederick Douglass

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, another of my favorite Action Quote

Action Quotes
The more you are willing to accept responsibility for your actions, the more credibility you will have
~Brian Koslow

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
~Theodore Roosevelt .. This is a saying about action that have inspired me to create this site.

Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
~Oscar Wilde

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.
~Charles F. Kettering

The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.
~George Bernard Shaw

Talk doesn’t cook rice.
~Chinese Proverb

Be the change you want to see in the world.
~Mahatma Gandhi

If your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.
~Henry J. Kaiser

The ancestor of every action is a thought.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action
~Oscar Wilde

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

After all is said and done, a lot more will have been said than done.
~Author Unknown

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
~Vincent van Gogh

We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others, by their acts.
~Harold Nicolson

Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
~Abraham Lincoln

In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.
~Italian Proverb

Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.
~Napoleon Hill

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
~Arabian Proverb

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
~ Maya Angelou

He that waits upon fortune is never sure of a dinner.
~Benjamin Franklin

All know the way; few actually walk it.

If you believe that you can damage, then believe that you can fix.
~ Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
~ Mohandas K. Gandhi

People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.
~Lewis Cass

I never worry about action, but only about inaction
~Winston Churchill

One’s action ought to come out of an achieved stillness: not to be a mere rushing on.
~D.H. Lawrence

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
~John F. Kennedy

Never do things others can do and will do, if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
~Amelia Earhart

Don’t find fault. Find a remedy.
~Henry Ford

Great talent finds happiness in execution.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.
~Mabel Newcomber

He that waits upon fortune is never sure of a dinner.
~Benjamin Franklin {This is one of my favorite sayings}

We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.
~Frank Tibolt

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