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"The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going." ~ Napoleon Hill


"The beginning is the half of every action." ~ Greek proverb


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


"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." ~ Dalai Lama


"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, and become more, you are a leader." ~ John Quincy



"Make no little plans: they have no magic to stir your blood to action - make big plans, aim high in work and hope." ~ Daniel Burnham


"Never confuse movement with action." ~ Ernest Hemingway


"Sow a thought and you reap an action; sow an act and you reap a habit; saw a habit and you reap a character; sow a character and reap a destiny." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Intention without action is only a dream. In the end it isn’t what we want to do or plan to do but what we actually do that makes any difference." ~ Mark Sanborn


"With awareness there comes choice. And so you are able to say: "I allow this moment to be as it is". And then, suddenly, where before there was irritation, there is now a sense of aliveness and peace. And out of that comes right action." ~ Eckhart Tolle


"Your actions become your habits. Don't let yourself make a pattern of slipups or they'll become habits!" ~ Denise Austin


"Innovation doesn't mean a thing without action." ~ John Rogers


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Action Quotes

"Imperfect action beats perfect in-action all the time." ~ unknown


"Happy people plan actions, they don't plan results." ~ Dennis Wholey


"The two greatest fear busters are knowledge and action." ~ Denis Waitley


"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction." ~ Bill Gates


"If you want to know your past life, look at your present condition and if you want to know your future life, look at your present actions." ~ Buddha


"In life most of us are highly skilled at suppressing action. Bad improvisers block action often with a high degree of skill. Good improvisers develop action." ~ Keith Johnstone, Improv Theater Founder


"An entrepreneur... is a person of action, one who possesses an unnatural overload of two attributes: optimism and determination. Because entrepreneurs are optimistic, they don't see barriers; because they're determined, they never quit. Individuals who posses extreme amounts of optimism and determination get things done." ~ Jim Clifton, The Coming Jobs War



"In design it is important to shoe the effect of an action. … Feedback is critical." ~ Donald Norman


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"With awareness there comes choice. And so you are able to say: "I allow this moment to be as it is". And then, suddenly, where before there was irritation, there is now a sense of aliveness and peace. And out of that comes right action." ~ Eckhart Tolle


"Any action is often better than no action, especially if you have been stuck in an unhappy situation for a long time. If it is a mistake, at least you learn something, in which case it's no longer a mistake. If you remain stuck, you learn nothing." ~ Eckhart Tolle


"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." ~ John Quincy Adams


"Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


"I was a fortunate man but at some point fortune abandoned me. But true fortune is what you make for yourself. Good fortune, good character, good intentions, and good actions." ~ Marcus Aurelius


"You have to assemble your life yourself – action by action." ~ Marcus Aurelius


"Stick to what’s in front of you – idea, action, utterance." ~ Marcus Aurelius


"In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it." ~ Michelangelo


"We judge ourselves by our intentions. And others by their actions." ~ Stephen R. Covey


"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." ~ Amelia Earhart



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