Action Quotes and Sayings

Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
– Jane Addams

We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Ronald Reagan

People are not impressed by your opinions. They are impressed by your actions.

Submitted by: Martin Webber

Don’t sit like a rock work like a clock.

Submitted by: Raghuram

We can’t control time, but we can control what we do with it, so make it count, don’t be a “Talker” be a “Doer” at the end of your life your “Action” will speak louder than your “Words”.

Submitted by: BJ Vybza MSZ

Don’t use your past as an excuse, excuse your excuses and take action now!!!
– Bernard Kelvin Clive

Wishes don’t lead to actions.
Alan Robert Neal

No matter your opinion about what is and isn’t fair, if you’re not getting what you want, then you’re not doing enough.
Alan Robert Neal

The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.

What one does is what counts. Not what one had the intention of doing.
Pablo Picasso


Think before you act, because you might lose everything.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

Your actions are so loud I can hardly hear what you are saying.

Submitted by: AMY

For one to reach greater heights, must first climb up the ladder.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

For every action there’s a reaction, always remember that.

Submitted by: KenWise

Inaction creates nothing. Action creates success.
Stephen Richards

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Rabindranath Tagore

So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Malcolm X

It is not our character but our own actions that determines the outcome of things.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

The soul’s joy lies in doing.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Don’t just sit by waiting for a miracle to happen. Stand up and do something.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

Actions are the seeds of fate. Deeds grow into destiny.
Harry S. Truman

The more I thought about human nature, the more I saw how our tragic inclination for sin/mistakes causes us to use our minds to rationalize our action.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Whenever we want to combat our enemies, first and foremost we must start by understanding them rather than exaggerating their motives.
Criss Jami

Action always beats intention.

Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
Baltasar Gracian

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