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"The spiritual life is a call to action. But it is a call to ... action without any selfish attachment to the results." - Eknath Easwaran

"Love is a verb. We have to let our love call us to action." - Lierre Keith

"Habit-forming technologies start changing behavior by first cueing users with a call-to-action.
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" - Hooked

"Improvisation is intuition in action, a way to discover the muse and learn to respond to her call." - Stephen Nachmanovitch

"It's a blessing to be given a variety of roles to what I call an iconic action actor like myself." - Donnie Yen

"Like the canary in the coal mine, the climate changes already evident in the Arctic are a call to action." - Susan Collins

"Action films have a certain illogicalness to them. They're what we call, when we're working, 'exaggerated realism.'" - Nick Nolte

"This is a call to action-not an action that will make things better in six months' time or a year's time, but action that might save someone's life and someone's future this afternoon, tonight, tomorrow morning." - Patrick Stewart

"This is a call to action-not an action that will make things better in six months" time or a year's time, but action that might save someone's life and someone's future this afternoon, tonight, tomorrow morning." - Patrick Stewart

"External motion we call action; internal motion is human thought." - Swami Vivekananda

"I call for greater measures to involve more women at higher levels in mine action. Governments should do more to address gender in their mine action programmes and through their implementation of the Anti-personnel Mine Ban Convention." - Ban Kimoon

"The easiest way to get brainwashed is to be born. All of the above principles then immediately go into action, a process which social psychologists euphemistically call socialization." - Robert Anton Wilson

"Some people call Police Story the greatest action film of all time, and while I have to be humble and say that I disagree, it's definitely the favorite action film I've ever made." - Jackie Chan

"Action is an attempt to substitute a more satisfactory state of affairs for a less satisfactory one. We call such a willfully induced alteration an exchange." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Rule of thumb: The more important a call or action is to our soul's evolution, the Resistance we will feel toward pursuing it." - Steven Pressfield

"In the action business, when you don't want to say you ran like a mouse, you call it 'taking cover.' It's more heroic." - Jim Butcher

"What is Kanye West's message? Like most rap, "I am the greatest person ever and you're not." I used to call it affirmative action for the ego." - Bill Maher

"The poverty of the poor is not a call to generous relief action, but a demand that we go and build a different social order." - Gustavo Gutierrez

"It is not time to tell the leaders to realize how important education is - they already know it - their own children are in good schools. Now it is time to call them to take action." - Malala Yousafzai

"We want the spirit of America to be efficient; we want American character to be efficient; we want American character to display itself in what I may, perhaps, be allowed to call spiritual efficiency - clear disinterested thinking and fearless action" - Woodrow Wilson

"Mental toughness is a state of mind - you could call it 'character in action.'" - Vince Lombardi

"Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it pleasure, and contentment these." - Alexander Pope

"What governments call international monetary cooperation is concerted action for the sake of credit expansion." - Ludwig Von Mises

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

"Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer." - Marcia Wieder

"We call on all members of America's religious communities, as a testament of our common faith, to join Faithful Security, and to take action immediately to break faith with nuclear weapons." - William Sloane Coffin

"Ive zeroed in on what you would call action and excellence... Everybody who does anything to try to succeed has to give the best of themselves, and art has made me pull the best out of myself." - Leroy Neiman

"I've zeroed in on what you would call action and excellence... Everybody who does anything to try to succeed has to give the best of themselves, and art has made me pull the best out of myself." - Leroy Neiman

"There is in each of us a stream of tendency, whether you choose to call it philosophy or not, which gives coherence and direction to thought and action. Judges cannot escape that current any more than other mortals." - Benjamin Cardozo

"My hope is that when someone has that call to action, they realize that everybody can do something, even if that's just changing their own thinking. Women have to change the way they think, too. Not just men." - Melanne Verveer

"Ask of the Learn'd the way? The Learn'd are blind; This bids to serve, and that to shun mankind; Some place the bliss in action, some in ease, Those call it Pleasure, and Contentment these." - Alexander Pope

"To resolve such conflicts peacefully in our interdependent - or what I would like to call our intra-interdependent - world requires not just well-chosen words but sustained and unified action." - Prince Hassan bin Talal

"That's when you're laughing the hardest because you're not really in character. You're just trying to learn the moves, but once they call action, you're in it and it's like you transport yourself to a different place." - Malin Akerman

"The most powerful call to action of anything that we've ever tested: Let's get to work.I didnt create that phrase. It came from Rick Scott, the current governor of Florida." - Frank Luntz

"Christianity began as a religion of the poor and dispossessed - farmers, fishermen, Bedouin shepherds. There's a great lure to that kind of simplicity and rigor - the discipline, the call to action." - Camille Paglia

"This, the most important thing I can do as a CEO - listen to customers, learn and take action. Whether it's on Twitter, in call centers or in stores, staying connected to customers is my No. 1 job." - John Legere

"There is in each of us a stream of tendency, whether you choose to call it philosophy or not, which gives coherence and direction to thought and action. Judges cannot escape that current any more than other mortals." - Benjamin N Cardozo

"Definition: Alpinism is the art of going through the mountains confronting the greatest dangers with the biggest of cares. What we call art here, is the application of a knowledge to an action." - Rene Daumal

"Adversity is a call to action, and your freedom lies in taking the first step. Don't worry about the entire staircase, just take one step, and then tomorrow take another." - Kris Carr

"Few places in this world are more dangerous than home. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes. They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action." - John Muir

"If the Saints call, naturally I will consider taking their request to the Board of Supervisors. Because they're our Saints, too, and we're all in this together. But obviously, I couldn't do anything without board action." - Skip Bertman

"Spiritual growth increases our sense of what's possible. And as we sense new possibility, we can step into that possibility. With every word, every thought, every action, we choose what we wish to call forth in life." - Marianne Williamson

"I hate to call it crossfire, what the rapid action battalion attributes for the custodial deaths, as there must be two parties in any such incident. But the reality is the just found body of the victim." - Irene Khan

"The gap between vision and current reality is also a source of energy. If there were no gap, there would be no need for any action to move towards the vision. We call this gap creative tension." - Peter Senge

"The famous rules, which the French call Des Trois Unitez, or, the Three Unities, which ought to be observed in every regular play; namely, of Time, Place, and Action." - John Dryden

"The poorest people in the world (particularly in low-lying areas) will suffer the most if we do not take action on climate change... that calls for any tactic that might call attention to the problem." - Jason David Frank

"I called the hotel operator and she said, "How can I direct your call?" I said, "Well, you could say 'Action!', and I'll begin to dial. And when I say 'Goodbye', then you can yell 'Cut!'"" - Mitch Hedberg

"The Bhagavad Gita deals essentially with the spiritual foundation of human existence. It is a call of action to meet the obligations and duties of life; yet keeping in view the spiritual nature and grander purpose of the universe." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"All fiction is about people, unless it's about rabbits pretending to be people. It's all essentially characters in action, which means characters moving through time and changes taking place, and that's what we call 'the plot'." - Margaret Atwood

"Animation is a great way to work. No early morning call times, no make-up chair. In live action ,you're always fighting the clock; the sun is always going down too soon." - John C Reilly

"Those who yearn for the end of capitalism should pray for government by men who believe that all positive action is inimical to what they call thoughtfully the fundamental principles of free enterprise." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"[T]he Famous Rules which the French call, Des Trois Unitez , or, The Three Unities, which ought to be observ'd in every Regular Play; namely, of Time, Place, and Action." - John Dryden

"You don't actually do a project; you can only do action steps related to it. When enough of the right action steps have been taken, some situation will have been created that matches your initial picture of the outcome closely enough that you can call it "done." - David Allen

"Flowers are beautiful, for instance, but we are not inclined to marry them. Duty, on the contrary, is a bugle call to action, whether you are inclined to act, or not. In this case, I obey the bugle call of duty." - L Frank Baum

"Beautiful things may be admired, if not loved, asserted the Tin Man. Flowers are beautiful, for instance, but we are not inclined to marry them. Duty, on the contrary, is a bugle call to action, whether you are inclined to act, or not. In this case, I obey the bugle call of duty." - L Frank Baum

"Love is the only thing that makes the world spin around, I think. It's weird. We have to call it "love," because we have to call it something, but it's not a word. It's an energy. It's an act. It's an action. It's a natural thing." - Jason Mraz

"The Stamp Act was a direct tax imposed on the colonies by King George III. This act inevitably led to the American Revolution. Just as the Stamp Act did in 1765, Obamacare should act as a wake-up call. Chief Justice Roberts provides us with a similar call to action." - Rand Paul

"Focus on action! Go on! Do it! Call them! Write it! Say it! Grab it! Who knows what 'awesome stuff' might happen? Yes - Action is the key!" - David Ryan

"The world doesn't need another opinion, they need another person taking action. So I take action because I see the call and respond." - William

"The world does' need another opinion, they need another person taking action. So I take action because I see the call and respond." - William

"When I call myself an affirmative action baby, I'm talking about the essence of what affirmative action was when it started." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Experiments work when, and only when, they call into action cognitive capacities that might reliably deliver the conclusions drawn." - Philip Kitcher

"I call crystallization that action of the mind that discovers fresh perfections in its beloved at every turn of events." - Stendhal

"I call 'crystallization' that action of the mind that discovers fresh perfections in its beloved at every turn of events." - Stendhal

"Success ... seems to be connected with action. ..." - Conrad Hilton

"Tell people what specific action to take." - Jay Abraham

"Love needs to be proved by action." - Therese Of Lisieux

"Action is the fundamental key to success." - Pablo Picasso

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

"People need encouragement to take action." - Joe Vitale

"Action is the antidote to despair." - Joan Baez

"I've always been attracted to action stuff." - Danai Gurira

"Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction." - Will Rogers

"I would love to try action films." - Tracy Morgan

"You call yourself what you want to call yourself." - Bob Dylan

"If you view everything through the lens of fear, then you tend to stay in retreat mode. You can just as easily see a crises or problem as a challenge, an opportunity to prove your mettle, the chance to strengthen and toughen yourself, or a call to collective action. By seeing it as a challenge, you will have converted this negative into a positive purely by a mental process that will result in positive action as well." - Robert Greene

"Then, if action is possible or necessary, you take action or rather right action happens through you. Right action is action that is appropriate to the whole. When the action is accomplished, the alert, spacious stillness remains." - Eckhart Tolle

"Understand that all emotions serve you. Those you once thought of as negative emotions are merely calls to action. For example, if you feel frustrated it means that you believe things could be better, and they're not. This is a call to action telling you there's something you must do to make this better now. This "negative" emotion is actually a gift if you use it effectively." - Tony Robbins

"Passion leads to Faith. Faith leads to belief. Belief leads to action. Action leads to success." - Kul Mahay

"To appeal to God is to appeal to the action of universal love. Love never fails to come when we call to it, but it will always seem to fail us when our bidding is self-centered. The most powerful prayers are simply for God's will to be done, because God's will is healing for all living things." - Marianne Williamson

"Like a magnetized needle floating on a surface of oil, Resistance will unfailingly point to true North-meaning that calling or action it most wants to stop us from doing. We can use this. We can use it as a compass. We can navigate by Resistance, letting it guide us to that calling or action that we must follow before all others. Rule of thumb: The more important a call or action is to our soul's evolution, the more Resistance we will feel toward pursuing it." - Steven Pressfield

"Those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action." - Nicolas Cage

"Suit the action to the word, the word to the action." - William Shakespeare

"Its a call-to-action to rise from the dead and actually live. Were born spiritually dead, and Im calling for everyone to become spiritually alive. Secondly, dont wait until later to live the way you were created. God created you to honor Him, find joy, and serve others. Dont sleep on that. Lastly, rise above the low expectations people have." - Trip Lee

"U.S. international and security policy . . . has as its primary goal the preservation of what we might call "the Fifth Freedom," understood crudely but with a fair degree of accuracy as the freedom to rob, to exploit and to dominate, to undertake any course of action to ensure that existing privilege is protected and advanced." - Noam Chomsky

"The more important a call to action is to our soul's evolution, the more Resistance we will feel about answering it. But to yield to Resistance deforms our spirit. It stunts us and makes us less than we are and were born to be." - Steven Pressfield

"Meditation and spiritual practice are good, but also action. It's very important to be clear about who you are, and also about your relation to the Earth. Develop yourself according to your own tradition and the call of your heart. But remember to respect differences, and strive for unity." - Carlos Barrios

"War is an evil thing; but to submit to the dictation of other states is worse.... Freedom, if we hold fast to it, will ultimately restore our losses, but submission will mean permanent loss of all that we value.... To you who call yourselves men of peace, I say: You are not safe unless you have men of action on your side." - Thucydides

"Who stands firm? Only the one for whom the final standard is not his reason, his principles, his conscience, his freedom, his virtue, but who is ready to sacrifice all these, when in faith and sole allegiance to God he is called to obedient and responsible action: the responsible person, whose life will be nothing but an answer to God's question and call." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"The solution to depression, among other things, is to go within and see if you can tune into more of what might want to come forth out of you. Then take action to follow the path of what attracts you. Reach out, read a book, call a friend, join an organization. Go toward that which attracts you." - Barbara Marx Hubbard

"There are men who bloom in chaos. You call them heroes or villains, depending on which side wins the war, but until the battle call they are but normal men who long for action, who lust for the opportunity to throw off the routine of their normal lives like a cocoon and come into their own. They sense a destiny larger than themselves, but only when structures collapse around them do these men become warriors." - Guillermo Del Toro

"An action comitted in anger is an action doomed to failure." - Genghis Khan

"The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way." - Marcus Aurelius

"...guilt leads to righteous action, but rarely is it the right action." - Abraham Verghese

"No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another." - Amelia Earhart

"I've always wanted to do action and action movies. I grew up on that." - Tania Raymonde

"I just want to get into the action. And voice-over work is all action." - Bridgit Mendler

"The lack of alternatives to an illegal action does not legitimise that action." - Zadie Smith

"I love action, so I would really love to get into doing more action movies." - Serinda Swan

"RIGHTEOUS INDIGNATION is a manual and a call to action for awakened patriots who are too intelligent to believe the leftist media lies and distortions... Breitbart reminds us why we must fight for our country's future by staying true to core values and never retreating." - Sarah Palin

"As an actor, you really want to respect and honor the script. You want to try to be in the moment and you also realize that you're one part of a bigger picture and when they call action, you have your dance." - Carrie-Anne Moss

"Every work undertaken in obedienced to a divine command, whether the work be that form of conflict with the powers of darkness that we call prayer, or whether it be the action that follows, leads sooner or later to a new demand on personal devotion to our Lord Jesus Christ." - Amy Carmichael

"I believe that the tragedy [like terror attack] that's caused so much grief and suffering to so many thousands and thousands of people has also served as a call to action, because many people now are re-examining their own value systems, and the churches, temples, mosques and cathedrals are packed to overflowing for the first time in years." - Jane Goodall

"I realized that I had the call to take care of the sick and the dying, the hungry, the naked, the homeless - to be God's Love in action to the poorest of the poor. That was the beginning of the Missionaries of Charity." - Mother Teresa

"Jesus lived within this world of fear, and perceived only love. Every action, every word, every thought was guided by the Holy Spirit instead of the ego. He was a thoroughly purified being. To think about him is to think about, and so to call forth, the perfect love inside ourselves." - Marianne Williamson

"I learned to be far more skeptical of what I'm told by presidents, no matter who the presidents are, and also to be much more cautious, always, in any action or vote that could lead to the use of American military power and most particularly what we call 'boots on the ground.'" - Hillary Clinton

"As an actor, you really want to respect and honor the script. You want to try to be in the moment and you also realize that you're one part of a bigger picture and when they call action, you have your dance." - Carrieanne Moss

"Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain. Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It's a state of mind-you could call it character in action." - Vince Lombardi

"We grow through investigation, and to investigate we need experience. We tend to repeat what we have not understood. If we are sensitive and intelligent, we need not suffer. Pain is a call for attention and the penalty of carelessness. Intelligent and compassionate action is the only remedy." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"The gospel is not about... pie-in-the-sky when they die. ... It is imperative that the up and coming generation recognize that the biblical Jesus was committed to the realization of a new social order in this world.... Becoming a Christian, therefore, is a call to social action." - Tony Campolo

"For President Obama, 'home of the brave' are not just the last words of our national anthem, but also a call to action. This is why the president's policies and our platform include incentives to train and hire our troops returning home. Not only because of our moral responsibility, but because it makes for a stronger, more secure American economy." - Cory Booker

"I learned, too, how it was possible with the help of the picture and action to transform an apparently insignificant violin passage into an incident, and to lift a simple horn call into a thing of stupendous significance by means of scenic emphasis." - Anton Seidl

"I have been very encouraged by President Obama's call to action on climate change both at his Inauguration and in the State of the Union Address. This is a global imperative. I also welcome President Obama's intention to pursue reductions in nuclear arsenals." - Ban Kimoon

"Both renunciation of action and the performance of action lead to Nirvana (Liberation); but these performance of action is superior to renunciation of action. The action of today becomes the destiny of tomorrow." - Chinmayananda Saraswati

"So much emotion can be brought in an animated film that's very hard to get in a live-action film. I haven't quite put my finger on why, but it might be because the characters can make facial expression that, if you made them in a movie, they'd call them corny." - Steve Martin

"You must give what will cost you something. This is giving not just what you can live without, but what you can't live without, or don't want to live without, something you really like. Then your gift becomes a sacrifice, which will have value before God. This giving until it hurts - this sacrifice - is what I call love in action." - Mother Teresa

"An end to wars, peace among the nations, the cessation of pillaging and violence - such is our ideal, but only bourgeois sophists can seduce the masses with this ideal, if the latter is divorced from a direct and immediate call for revolutionary action." - Vladimir Lenin

"At the same time believers realise that the defects they see in one another are tests from Allah. For this reason they don't call attention to these defects, but compensate for them by acting positively. They carefully avoid the slightest action, facial expression or word that would suggest ridicule." - Harun Yahya

"A miscalculation is not negligence, nor prudence a crime. I am a scientist. I base my action or inaction upon probability and evidence. There is a reason we call science a discipline! Inferior minds bolt or build pyres to roast the witches in their midst!" - Rick Yancey

"Whether it is a call to action for blood drives, disaster relief, or just community outreach, the American Red Cross does an extraordinary job at not only meeting the immediate needs of a community, but also the preparation and planning for long-term support," - Darius Rucker

"[T]he rule of law does more than ensure freedom from high-handed action by rulers. It ensures justice between man and man however humble the one and however powerful the other. A man with five dollars in the bank can call to account the corporation with five billion dollars in assets-and the two will be heard as equals before the law." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"There are really two kinds of optimism. There's the complacent, Pollyanna optimism that says "don't worry - everything will be just fine" and that allows one to just lay back and do nothing about the problems around you. Then there's what we call dynamic optimism. That's an optimism based on action." - Ramez Naam

"What is the highest good in all matters of action? To the name, there is almost complete agreement; for uneducated and educated alike call it happiness, and make happiness identical with the good life and successful living. They disagree, however, about the meaning of happiness." - Aristotle

"By this action, the Government has proved that so long as it exists, none of us are truly free. Government and freedom are mutually exclusive. So if we value freedom, there's only one conclusion. It's time to get rid of this leftover relic we call Government." - Max Barry

"We live in a world so utterly infused with digitality that it makes even the slightest action ripple across the collection of data bases we call the web." - DJ Spooky

"The expression "from above" is for us only a way of speaking. Many receive from above the command for action - we call it intuition." - Sri Aurobindo

"I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy." - Harrison Ford

"Christina Ricci is amazing, the most professional actor I think I've ever met. You can be chatting with her and when they call action, she's right there." - Lisa Kudrow

"It is possible to call Tolstoy Kitsch." - Robert Scholes

"I love action films. I'd love to do an action drama. I'm always looking to give my character something action-oriented to do" - Taylor Lautner

"We have the authority to take action, ... But responsible authority means not only being able to take action, but knowing when and how to take that action." - Janet Reno

"I love action films. I'd love to do an action drama. I'm always looking to give my character something action-oriented to do." - Taylor Lautner

"Reason leads to conclusions. Emotion leads to action." - Donald Calne

"We are moving from sharing to cooperation to collective action." - Clay Shirky

"I have thought too much to stoop to action." - Adam De L'Isle

"The path to success is to take massive, determined action." - Anthony Robbins

"The path to success is to take massive, determined action." - Tony Robbins

"Action to me is something very fun to shoot." - Christopher Mcquarrie

"Imagine a time when your mobile phone rang but you didn't answer it. Why not? Perhaps the phone was buried in a bag, making it difficult to reach. In this case your inability to easily answer the call inhibited the action. Your ability was limited. Maybe you thought the caller was a telemarketer, someone you did not want to speak to. So, your lack of motivation influenced you to ignore the call. Or, maybe the call was important and within arm's reach, but the ringer on your phone was silenced. Despite having both a strong motivation and easy access to answer the call, it was completely missed because you never heard it ring - in other words, no trigger was present.
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"The trouble with most therapy is that it helps you feel better. But you don't get better. You have to back it up with action, action, action." - Albert Ellis

"I like the action business. I like the action movies. I guess Hollywood wants to see me do action. So I am down. I like it." - Larenz Tate

"They're called 'action scenes' because they do the acting for you. You don't have to act in action scenes. The action does it all for you. It's great." - Helen Mirren

"Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery." - Henry Miller

"Personal power is the ability to take action." - Tony Robbins

"Stick to what's in front of you - idea, action, utterance." - Marcus Aurelius

"Though strength be wanting, the will to action Merits praise." - Ovid

"It is praiseworthy even to attempt a great action." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"I just thought, 'I want to be an action hero." - Melissa George

"To live is not breathing it is action." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Knowledge, Action and Devotion are complementary to each other." - Pandurang Shastri Athavale



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