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"Taking action births motivation." - Greg Smith

"Conventional wisdom tells us to avoid taking unalterable action while at a low point in life. I have never been conventional." - Therese Fowler

"To be loved is important as is having a sense of accomplishment but to love is equally important in life especially when it is combined with taking action to do something for someone else to make their life better." - Richard Kiel

"A perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility." - Billie Jean King

"Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity." - Billie Jean King

"As you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life. It means fear is no longer a dominant factor in what you do and no longer prevents you from taking action to initiate change." - Eckhart Tolle

"Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?" - Anthony Robbins

"Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?" - Tony Robbins

"Taking a life, is not worth getting life in prison." - Anthony Liccione

"Action is about living fully. Inaction is the way that we deny life. Inaction is sitting in front of the television every day for years becuase you are afraid to be alive and to take the risk of expressing what you are. Expressing what you are is taking action." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"There are some long silences in Scandinavian and some Japanese films, when the audience knows action is taking place, but the audience hears no action." - John Henrik Clarke

"What changes your life is not learning more. What changes your life is making decisions & using your personal power & taking action." - Tony Robbins

"From the moment of birth we are immersed in action, and can only fitfully guide it by taking thought." - Alfred North Whitehead

"The executive art is nine-tenths inducing those who have authority to use it in taking pertinent action" - Chester Barnard

"Dear Procrastinator: Taking action in and of itself is not difficult, but is in fact satisfying and is usually followed by a sense of pride & accomplishment. However, it is THINKING about the action that you should be taking and NOT taking it that's difficult, as it leaves you feeling guilty and unsatisfied. THE SOLUTION: Stop thinking and take action NOW." - Hal Elrod

"Justice is never advanced in the taking of human life." - Coretta Scott King

"In taking life for granted, we fail to notice it." - Stephen Batchelor

"Taking joy in life is a woman's best cosmetic." - Rosalind Russell

"You can't get anywhere in life without taking risks." - Esme Bianco

""Going with the flow" is for some people an excuse for not taking action and it refers usually to one's life situation." - Eckhart Tolle

"Don't let your negative self beliefs haunt you out of taking action. You owe it to yourself to live the life that you desire." - Joel Brown

"Taking life seriously requires taking death seriously." - Studs Terkel

"I am not taking legal action against any team-mate." - Saido Berahino

"When you start taking consistent action, you will see results." - Marie Forleo

"Making mistakes is a way of taking action." - Paulo Coelho

"Healing requires taking action-it is not a passive event." - Caroline Myss

"Service is taking action to create value for someone else." - Ron Kaufman

"In government and out, there are vast realms of the bureaucracy dedicated to seeking more information, in perpetuity if need be, in order to avoid taking action." - Meg Greenfield

"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

"Be the kind of guy that's taking action, feeling good in his life and knows how to make the separation between work and play. Work hard, play hard is the fucking key. Work to improve yourself, use negative emotions as leverage to get focused but at the same time reward yourself with positive emotions to let loose and just be free." - Owen Cook (RSD Tyler)

"The press never accepts at face value that the President is taking a certain action because he wants to create jobs or because he believes that it is in the best interests of the American people or that he is genuinely committed to making life better for people." - Dee Dee Myers

"Sings. Hope in every sphere of life is a privilege that attaches to action. No action, no hope." - Peter Levi

"The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world. Through this I know the advantage of taking no action." - Laozi

"3D is quite a lot more advanced in animated movies; for live-action movies we're just taking baby steps, we're just in the beginning." - Ang Lee

"Creative and action are synonymous. You can't be creative. Without taking action." - Steve Fisher

"The president is being denounced for not taking the kind of pre-emptive action in Afghanistan that he has been so passionately denounced for taking in Iraq. Damned if he does and damned if he doesn't." - Ferdinand Mount

"That's what we do on 'Entourage.' We embed ourselves in legitimate authentic moments so wherever the action is happening, we're taking pieces from that red carpet." - Adrian Grenier

"Many people think passion is a fuzzy feeling that makes taking action effortless. In fact, it's the gritty courage and tenacity to forge onward..." - Martha Beck

"Praise and reward create a system of extrinsic motivations for behavior. Children (and adults) end up taking action in order to receive the praise or rewards." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"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

"The key to success is being in the right place at the right time, recognizing that you are there, and taking action!" - Ray Kroc

"A big part of honesty is self-discipline, personal resolve, and taking pride in who you are as a person and what each action means to your character." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"We cannot think first and act afterwards. From the moment of birth we are immersed in action and can only fitfully guide it by taking thought." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Let no one say that taking action is hard. Action is aided by courage, by the moment, by impulse, and the hardest thing in the world is making a decision." - Franz Grillparzer

"Every belief that you hold manifests itself in some manner by either causing you to take some form of action or by preventing you from taking action. If you don't believe something is possible, you won't even attempt it." - Chris Prentiss

"Infuse your life with action..." - Bradley Whitford

"Be aware of the big difference between inspired action and activity. Activity comes from the brain-mind and is rooted in disbelief and lack of faith - you are taking action to "make" your desire happen. Inspired action is allowing the law to work through you and to move you. Activity feels hard. Inspired action feels wonderful." - Rhonda Byrne

"In life, as in love, graceful leave-taking is the epitome of gratitude." - Yahia Lababidi

"Don't have conversations taking place in empty space. Weave in background details of where the action (dialogue is a form of "action") is taking place. Don't have invisible people talking, either. Let the reader see them as they speak - their facial expressions and gestures. And by all means "cue" the speeches to the speakers." - Lee Wyndham

"It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us. We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life-daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but in right action and in right conduct. Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual." - Viktor E Frankl

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

"The spiritual is the cause of action. Action is life." - Daniel D Palmer

"When you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life. It means fear is no longer a dominant factor in what you do and no longer prevents you from taking action to initiate change. The Roman philosopher Tacitus rightly observed that 'the desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.' If uncertainty is unacceptable to you, it turns into fear. If it is perfectly acceptable, it turns into aliveness, alertness and creativity." - Eckhart Tolle

"Reason is not time only interpreter of life. The fountain of action is in time feelings." - Henry Theodore Tuckerman

"If you want swashbuckling action in your life, become an entrepreneur and give it a go." - Richard Branson

"Good writers show rather than tell. Stories are told in action. Life stories are no different." - Donald Miller

"You know, there are two good things in life, freedom of thought and freedom of action." - W Somerset Maugham

"Every action of your life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action." - W Somerset Maugham

"You get most things in life not by taking, but by giving." - Bryant H Mcgill

"I don't believe in taking unnecessary risks, but a life without risk isn't worth living." - Charles Lindbergh

"Taking the company private was not the easiest thing I've done in my life." - David H Murdock

"Few of us go through life without taking part in some kind of rite of passage." - Hank Nuwer

"Taking LSD was a profound experience, one of the most important things in my life." - Steve Jobs

"I'm taking all the negatives in my life, and turning them into a positive." - Pitbull

"The only journeys worth taking in life are those that test us to the very core" - Justin Somper

"I had enjoyed life in Paris, and, taking all things into consideration, enjoyed it wholesomely." - James Weldon Johnson

"The secret of the magic of life consists in using action in order to attain non-action. One must not wish to leap over everything and penetrate directly." - Lu Yen-hsun

"The secret of the magic of life consists in using action in order to attain non-action. One must not wish to leap over everything and penetrate directly." - Lu Yen

"Without him (Jean-Christophe) I would never have understood the splendour of taking free andindependent action as an individual. Up until this stolen encounter with brains had been incapable of graspingthe notion of one man standing up against the whole world...................To me it was the ultimate book: once youhad read it, neither your own life nor the world you lived in would ever look the same." - Sijie Dai

"I don't understand writers who feel they shouldn't have to do any of the ordinary things of life, because I think that this is necessary: one has to keep in touch with that... The ordinary action of taking a dress down to the dry cleaner's or spraying some plants infected with greenfly is a very sane and good thing to do. It brings one back, so to speak. It also brings the world back." - Nadine Gordimer

"One of the biggest mistakes that most people make is clinging to the excuse that the time isn't quite right to take action. Well, let me tell you something: In my experience, conditions are never right at the right time. The timing is always wrong. So if you're waiting for everything to be perfect before taking action, you have a foolproof excuse for never taking action." - Robert Ringer

"I do not support individual countries taking military action against another country because of its human rights record, or subsequently justifying taking such action on human rights grounds." - Mary Robinson

"According to the Fogg Behavior Model, ability is the capacity to do a particular behavior. *** Fogg describes six 'elements of simplicity' - the factors that influence a task's difficulty.[lxi] These are: - Time - How long it takes to complete an action. - Money - The fiscal cost of taking an action. - Physical Effort - The amount of labor involved in taking the action. - Brain Cycles - The level of mental effort and focus required to take an action. - Social Deviance - How accepted the behavior is by others. - Non-Routine - According to Fogg, 'How much the action matches or disrupts existing routines.
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"Don't wait until you feel like taking positive action. Take the action and then you will feel like doing it." - Zig Ziglar

"I've made a lot of stupid action films in my life but I like stupid action films and am kind of proud of them." - Joel Silver

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren Bennis

"The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners." - Florence King

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren G. Bennis

"I think in the end, God's justice is redemptive, it's restorative, it's about giving life, not taking life." - Shane Claiborne

"Take action. Every story you've ever connected with, every leader you've ever admired, every puny little thing that you've ever accomplished is the result of taking action. You have a choice. You can either be a passive victim of circumstance or you can be the active hero of your own life." - Bradley Whitford

"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

"Life is very short. You have to know what is the single most important thing in your life; stay focused on the mission; everything else is secondary. Don't wait too long for the perfect condition to appear before taking action - there is no such thing as the ideal situation. You create the opportunity and make the most of the talent God has given you. At the end of your life, you want to look back and say, "It's been all worthwhile. I have tried my best."" - Khoo Swee Chiow

"A leader in America or anyone who says they truly care about this nation without taking some kind of action is either a liar or insane. In either case, they are unfit to lead." - Mark Ruffalo

"Japan cannot remain indifferent to anyone's taking action, under any pretext, which is prejudicial to the maintenance of law and order in st Asia for which she, if only in view of her geographic position, has the most vital concern." - Koki Hirota

"Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously." - Bill Hicks

"Abortion is the taking of a life." - Mary Calderone

"Paris-New York, the two high tension magnetic poles between life, life of the senses, of the spirit in Paris, and life in action in New York." - Anais Nin

"By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing." - Richard M. Nixon

"Worry is the facade of taking action when prayer really is." - Ann Voskamp

"Do it and do it now. Err on the side of taking action" - J. Willard Marriott

"Learning is not watching a video, learning is taking action and seeing what happens." - Seth Godin

"Without a standard there is no logical basis for making a decision or taking action." - Joseph M. Juran

"Give yourself a deadline to stop planning and to start taking action." - Andy Gilbert

"By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing." - Richard Nixon

"Chi Wen Tzu always thought three times before taking action. Twice would have been quite enough." - Confucius

"We best avoid wars by taking even physical action to stop small ones." - Anthony Eden

"Taking action is hard, but know what? Enduring a bad situation can be its own hell." - Whoopi Goldberg

"Political action means taking on responsibility. This cannot happen without power. Power is to serve responsibility." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"By taking elements you observe in life, you can develop qualities in your acting life that you don't ordinarily call upon in your personal life." - Stella Adler

"The life of man is made up of action and endurance; the life is fruitful in the ratio in which it is laid out in noble action or in patient perseverance." - Henry Parry Liddon

"The life of man is made up of action and endurance; and life is fruitful in the ratio in which it is laid out in noble action or in patient perseverance." - Henry Liddon

"The Lord didn't make Lehi a mere spectator, watching and learning from afar. Instead, the Lord taught his prophet by taking him out of the bleachers and placing him right in the middle of the action." - John Bytheway

"Gratitude isn't just a feeling, it's an action. Expressing gratitude by writing in a journal, taking a photo, or shooting a video creates a lasting impression that can bring more gratitude into the world-for children and adults." - Janice Kaplan

"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

"Instead of making up stories, stay with the facts. For example, "I am ruined" is a story. It limits you and prevents you from taking effective action. "I have 50 cents left in my bank account" is a fact." - Eckhart Tolle

"Almost every problem people face in their careers and other aspects of their lives - such as failed diets, marriages, and financial problems - are all the result of not taking enough action." - Grant Cardone

"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

"In the war against breast cancer, we have the ability to arm ourselves with knowledge and education is a powerful tool. By taking action and doing something positive, fear is replaced with hope." - Diahann Carroll

"Courage, like fear, is a habit. The more you do it, the more you do it, and this habit-of stepping up, of taking action-more than anything else, will move you in a different direction." - Tony Robbins

"I see the Baldrige process as a powerful set of mechanisms for disciplined people engaged in disciplined thought and taking disciplined action to create great organizations that produce exceptional results." - James C Collins

"Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals - however mundane or lofty they may be." - Jack Canfield

"Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us." - John Jay Chapman

"In taking action we must remember that the things which are happening to the Jews today are but a part of the general disintegration anticipated by philosophers and historians of different schools for almost half a century." - Louis Finkelstein

"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

"I have kept a steady focus on restoring public faith in our state government since taking office July 1. Now it is time to make even bigger and bolder gains through legislative action." - Jodi Rell

"I think that the American people should rest assured and be assured that every federal agency that has a role to play in this terrorism is working overtime now, taking every necessary action to protect our great citizens." - Hugh Shelton

"This body, the United States Congress, was united, Republicans and Democrats alike, in taking that action, toppling the Taliban government, and working to try and root out al Qaeda and find Osama bin Laden." - Chris Van Hollen

"Prayer in action is love, love in action is service." - Mother Teresa

"In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action." - Aristotle

"Each activity of daily life in which we stretch ourselves on behalf of others is a prayer in action." - Richard J. Foster

"In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action." - Aristotle

"I had very, very little training in taking an exam to determine a scientist's life in France." - Benoit Mandelbrot

"The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life." - William Morris

"Baptism is faith in action." - Watchman Nee

"Character is ethics in action." - Michael Josephson

"Money is God in action." - Reverend Ike

"plot is character in action." - Maren Elwood

"Listening is love in action." - Leo Buscaglia

"Motivation is motive in action." - Denis Waitley

"Repentance is belief in action." - J. D. Greear

"Thought is action in rehearsal." - William Zinsser

"Will is character in action." - William McDougall

"Confidence is preparation in action." - Ron Howard

"Honor is humility in action." - Kris Vallotton

"Action should culminate in wisdom." - Bhagavad Gita

"Leadership is character in action." - James Hunter

"Thought is action in rehearsal." - Sigmund Freud

"Leadership is Idealism in Action." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Established in Being, perform action." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Justice is truth in action." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I'm surrounded by a lot of live-action movie professionals, and I'm just taking their lead, as far as what to schedule to do next. I'm guessing the challenge is going to be not having two characters together, and shooting the live-action without having the animation. In animation, you get to get in between every frame and you work it all out together." - Chris Wedge

"In the battle between planning and action, action wins." - Chris Guillebeau

"Christian worship is the most momentous, most urgent, most glorious action that can take place in human life." - Karl Barth

"What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?" - Tony Robbins

"My Life cannot implement in action the demands of all the people to whom my heart responds." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"I believe that a small action or a subtle gesture in life can change many, many things." - Gabriel Orozco

"The law of life is that the mind should be at rest while the body engages in action." - Swami Parthasarathy

"Ideas in a void have never appealed to me; action must follow thought or political life is meaningless." - Oswald Mosley



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