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Taking Actions Quotes


"To praise great actions with sincerity may be said to be taking part in them." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Anything that prevents you from taking an action or actions that might reasonably dispel legitimate anxieties. Fear is what paralyzes you." - Keith Olbermann

"You and you alone are responsible for taking actions to create the life of your dreams. Nobody else can (or will) do it for you." - Jack Canfield

"Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned." - Marianne Williamson

"Our objective in taking these actions is to create a lean, agile structure, with streamlined and stable processes that will unleash DaimlerChrysler's full potential." - Dieter Zetsche

"Taking the things people do wrong seriously is part of taking them seriously. It's part of letting their actions have weight. It's part of letting their actions be actions rather than just indifferent shopping choices; of letting their lives tell a life-story, with consequences, and losses, and gains, rather than just be a flurry of events. It's part of letting them be real enough to be worth loving, rather than just attractive or glamorous or pretty or charismatic or cool." - Francis Spufford

"All successful people learn that success is buried on the other side of frustration. Unfortunately, some people don't get to the other side... They allow frustration to keep them from taking the necessary actions that would support them in achieving their desire. You get through this roadblock by plowing through frustration, taking each setback as feedback you can learn from, and pushing ahead." - Tony Robbins

"Small actions are at the heart of kaizen. By taking steps so tiny that they seem trivial or even laughable, you'll sail calmly past obstacles that have defeated you before. Slowly - but painlessly! - you'll cultivate an appetite for continued success and lay down a permanent new route to change." - Robert D. Maurer

"When we make our art a practice, when we make our workspace sacred and enter it daily with respect and high intention, then we elevate our actions (even if they're taking place within the profane arena of commerce) beyond ego and above gimme-gimme ambition." - Steven Pressfield

"Fear is a dangerous thing. Once it is sanctioned by the state there is no telling where it might lead. It is always a short path to walk from being suspicious of our fellow citizens to taking actions to restrict their liberty." - Justin Trudeau

"I believe that anyone who is serious and committed to pay the price of learning, discipline and taking the right actions in the right order and at the right times can achieve and become financially successful. In addition, having perseverance and relentless pursuit are great qualities ... that will help." - John Assaraf

"The ultimate step in taking responsibility is making sure our actions line up with our words." - John C Maxwell

"Actions lie louder than words." - Carolyn Wells

"actions speak louder than words" - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Great actions speak great minds." - John Fletcher

"Our actions determine our dispositions." - Aristotle

"Actions speak louder than meetings." - Lee Clow

"Innovation is an outgrowth of initiative, and initiative - taking positive actions in a belief that your actions can make a difference - is a big part of confidence." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"Taking action births motivation." - Greg Smith

"Love gives without taking" - Erica Jong

"I do not believe in free will. Schopenhauer's words: 'Man can do what he wants, but he cannot will what he wills,' accompany me in all situations throughout my life and reconcile me with the actions of others, even if they are rather painful to me. This awareness of the lack of free will keeps me from taking myself and my fellow men too seriously as acting and deciding individuals, and from losing my temper." - Albert Einstein

"I've met Obama a few times, and I think Obama's a quality human being, but I think that he finds himself in a position where your actions are largely dictated by things out of your control. I'm not giving him a pass for not being more courageous, but I do think the entire system needs an overhaul and taking money out of politics would be a really good first step." - Shepard Fairey

"You ca' judge a man solely on his actions. Sometimes actions are nothing more than re actions." - Loring Blackman" - Tiffanie DeBartolo

"We gain internal freedom through external actions." - Ram Dass

"The most important actions are never comfortable." - Tim Ferriss

"Never reduce a target. Instead, increase actions!" - Grant Cardone

"Win through your actions, never through argument." - Robert Greene

"Never lower your target ; increase your actions." - Grant Cardone

"Bad thoughts quickly ripen into bad actions." - Beilby Porteus

"To the valiant actions speak alone." - Tobias Smollett

"A woman's thought runs before her actions." - William Shakespeare

"Your actions are your only true belongings." - Gautama Buddha

"Rhetoric is not important. Actions are." - Nelson Mandela

"People are best judged by their actions" - Max Perutz

"True faith manifests itself through our actions." - Francis Chan

"Speech is the image of actions" - Hope Solo

"Taking something seriously is more useful than taking it personally." - Alan Robert Neal

"Actions speak louder than words; let your words teach and your actions speak." - Anthony of Padua

"As negative thoughts produce negative actions, so positive thoughts produce positive actions." - John C Maxwell

"Everyone performs bad actions... A bad person is someone who does not lament his bad actions." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"GUIs normally make it simple to accomplish simple actions and impossible to accomplish complex actions." - Douglas Gwyn

"Actions don't only speak louder than words; actions should be used to interpret words." - Andy Stanley

"Faith is taking God seriously." - Derek Prince

"We're taking back the night" - Karen Marie Moning

"I am the owner of my actions, heir to my actions, born of my actions, related through my actions, and have my actions as my arbitrator. Whatever I do, for good or for evil, to that I will fall heir." - Joan Oliver i Sallares

"We're just taking people and shifting them from taking photos anyway to taking them on Instagram." - Kevin Systrom

"The perfection of joyful determination is defined as taking delight or feeling joy in doing something positive or virtuous. If you are very joyful about doing negative things or about being busy with meaningless activities, this is not called joyful exertion from a Buddhist point of view. This kind of attitude is actually a form of laziness, an attachment to frivolous activities. Such a person would not be considered diligent at all. But if you are JOYFUL and DETERMINED TO PERFORM POSITIVE ACTIONS, then as a result, you discover and learn many new things that you didn't know about before." - Geshe Gyeltsen

"When we resent someone in some way we need to "be on the alert" that even innocent gestures on their part can become suspect to us. Even something as simple as their walking into a room or whispering something to someone else can be conjured up in our minds, to look to us as if they're doing it on purpose to irritate us -as if they're involved in some diabolical plot to hurt us further. What they may be doing may have no connection to their past actions that hurt us in the first place but our resentful feelings against them can often taint our perception of what's really taking place." - Cindy Wright

"Viewing the man from the genuine abolitionist ground, Mr. Lincoln seemed cold, tardy, weak and unequal to the task. But, viewing him from the sentiments of his people, which as a statesman he was bound to respect, then his actions were swift, bold, radical and decisive. Taking the man in the whole, balancing the tremendous magnitude of the situation, and the necessary means to ends, Infinite Wisdom has rarely sent a man into the world more perfectly suited to his mission than Abraham Lincoln." - Frederick Douglass

"Giving and taking of orders modifies actions and results, but does not of itself effect a sharing of purposes, a communication of interests." - John Dewey

"Prosperity comes from leaving people free in a legal system that respects their persons and property so they can pursue their dreams while taking responsibility for their actions." - John Stossel

"When I talk about taking bold actions in the world, few things are bolder than creating the 'Huffington Post' from scratch and reinventing the newspaper business." - Peter Diamandis

"Healing comes from taking responsibility: to realize that it is you - and no one else - that creates your thoughts, your feelings, and your actions." - Peter Shepherd

"We do not want actions, but men; not a chemical drop of water, but rain; the spirit that sheds and showers actions, countless, endless actions." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Taking the things people do wrong seriously is part of taking them seriously. It's part of letting their actions have weight. It's part of letting their actions be actions rather than just indifferent shopping choices; of letting their lives tell a life-story, with consequences, and losses, and gains, rather than just be a flurry of events. It's part of letting them be real enough to be worth loving, rather than just attractive or glamorous or pretty or charismatic or cool." - Francis Spufford

"Happy people plan actions, they don't plan results." - Denis Waitley

"Attitudes determine our actions, for good or bad." - Dwight L Moody

"God will judge my heart, Man will judge my actions." - Tupac Shakur

"Dreams come true when desire transforms into concrete actions." - Napoleon Hill

"Good impulses are naught, unless they become good actions." - Joseph Joubert

"Insanity is repeating the same actions and expecting different results." - Starhawk

"He who believes is strong. Strong convictions precede great actions." - James Freeman Clarke

"When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors." - William Shakespeare

"Our owne actions are our security, not others judgements." - George Herbert

"All human actions are an attempt to meet needs." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"In politics intentions count for nothing; actions are what matter." - David Horowitz

"Man considers the actions, but God weighs the intentions." - Thomas A Kempis

"We often disguise our reflexes as deliberate actions." - Mason Cooley

"Man's actions are the picture book of his creeds." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Create your own tomorrows with your thoughts and actions - today." - Catherine DeVrye

"We become just by the practice of just actions." - Aristotle

"Our actions are our own; their consequences belong to Heaven." - Francis Of Assisi

"Without context words and actions have no meaning at all" - Gregory Bateson

"Christian witness is concrete: words without actions are empty." - Pope Francis

"Tis human actions paint the chart of time." - James Montgomery

"By our actions we tell Him of our love." - Elizabeth of the Trinity

"Men rarely see their own actions as unjustified." - Brandon Sanderson

"We are turning our grief into winnable actions." - Mark Ruffalo

"I think we validate our lives through our actions." - Marge Piercy

"The art of politics is to separate actions from consequences" - Alexander Cockburn

"Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions." - Aristotle

"Drama is the imprudence of continuing inappropriate actions." - Alan Robert Neal

"You are drained by foolish actions and others." - Frederick Lenz

"Men of thoughtless actions are always surprised by consequences." - Sarah Addison Allen

"Benevolence and feeling ennoble the most trifling actions." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Ive no regrets. You take responsibility for your actions." - Ron Moody

"Coffee renders many foolish people temporarily capable of wise actions" - Baron de Montesquieu

"Lust is the source of all our actions, and humanity." - Blaise Pascal

"Man sees your actions, but God your motives." - Thomas A Kempis

"Actions determine what kind of characteristics are developed." - Aristotle

"Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions." - Thomas A Kempis

"They say actions speak louder than words, but actions dont speak. People speak, and people are loud." - Jennette Mccurdy

"But they who are unconcerned about the consequences of their actions are not therefore unconcerned about their actions." - Henry David Thoreau

"Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habit." - Laozi

"The important thing in strategy is to suppress the enemy's useful actions but allow his useless actions" - Miyamoto Musashi

"Perfect does not mean perfect actions in a perfect world, bur appropriate actions in an imperfect one." - Reginald Horace Blyth

"Pleasure causes us to do base actions and pain causes us to abstain from doing noble actions." - Aristotle

"There are more reasons for people's actions than the number of actions that are actually set in motion." - Margaret Stohl

"Nobody ever lost money taking a profit" - Bernard Baruch

"Sometimes taking time is actually a shortcut." - Haruki Murakami

"Love is giving everything and taking nothing" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Success is about taking advantage of opportunity." - Mike Ditka

"Genius is a capacity for taking trouble." - Leslie Stephen

"You can't lead without taking risk." - Andy Stanley

"Faith is taking God at His Word." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Not taking risks ultimately leads to failure." - Craig Groeschel

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

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

"Autumn is full of leave-taking." - Mary Webb

"Being a star requires risk-taking shoes." - Sarah Dessen

"There is no knowledge without risk taking." - Terence Mckenna

"Taking a walk isn't really taking a walk, taking a shower isn't really taking a shower, living isn't living, and dying isn't dying. It only appears to be." - Frederick Lenz

"Games are all about taking risks." - James Altucher

"I'm not against taking shots, but I am against taking bad shots." - Henry Iba

"Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking." - Jim Mcmahon

"I'm taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream" - Method Man

"Too much taking heede is losse. [Too much taking heed is loss.]" - George Herbert

"I could see he was having problems taking my punches. I had no problem taking his." - Manny Pacquiao

"Time punishes us by taking everything, but it also saves us - by taking everything" - Sarah Manguso

"Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking." - Jim Mcmahon

"Taking out werewolves, I gather and surmise, is akin to taking out a SEAL team." - Patricia Briggs

"Why is Scottie Pippen taking a charge? Taking a charge is for people with no game!" - Bill Walton

"Without taking enforcement actions against all criminal aliens, programs such as Secure Communities may result in large numbers of identified criminal aliens being released back into the society which, of course, is an unacceptable outcome for our communities." - Candice S Miller

"Trust your gut feeling about things, listen to what others are saying, and look at the results of your actions. Once you know the truth, you can set about taking action to improve. Everyone will be better for it." - Jack Canfield

"I know that being seen as a role model means taking responsibility for all my actions. I am human, and of course, sometimes I make mistakes. But I promise that when I fall, I get back up." - Jennifer Lopez

"I live in a universe in which blame doesn't exist. I don't believe in being at fault; I believe in taking responsibility for your actions. If I do something wrong, I take responsibility for it." - Concha Buika

"Gods revelation has always been in deeds. Gods interventions in history have always been in deeds, in actions. Then there are those who interpret the actions, and then there are those who write down the interpretations of the actions." - Donald Wuerl

"A sense of humor judges one's actions and the actions of others from a wider reference. It pardons shortcomings, it consoles failure." - Thornton Wilder

"Thoughts lead on to purpose, purpose leads on to actions, actions form habits, habits decide character, and character fixes our destiny." - Tryon Edwards

"Happiness refers to feelings, virtue refers to actions, and those actions can cause those feelings. But not necessarily and not exclusively." - Daniel Gilbert

"We are not more ingenious in searching out bad motives for good actions when performed by others, than good motives for bad actions when performed by ourselves." - Charles Caleb Colton

"It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state." - Chin-Ning Chu

"When the basis for your actions is inner alignment with the present moment, your actions become empowered by the intelligence of life itself." - Eckhart Tolle

"Dreams and actions are not so different as usually thought, as all actions of men are founded upon dreams, and their end - is a dream too." - Theodor Herzl

"Testifying has helped me understand that one individual's behavior and actions make a difference. That my actions are important to people other than myself" - Anita Hill

"God bestows more consideration on the purity of the intention with which our actions are performed than on the actions themselves." - Saint Augustine

"Two things distinguish nonviolent actions from violent actions. First, you don't see an enemy and second, your intention is not to make the other side suffer." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"A thousand glorious actions that might claim Triumphant laurels, and immortal fame, Confus'd in crowds of glorious actions lie, And troops of heroes undistinguished die." - Joseph Addison

"Actions have consequences. Ignorance about the nature of those actions does not free a person from responsibility for the consequences. (28)" - Stephen Dobyns

"Life was not given for indolent contemplation and study of self, nor for brooding over emotions of piety: Actions and actions only determine the worth." - Immanuel Hermann Fichte

"Actions have consequences... first rule of life. And the second rule is this - you are the only one responsible for your own actions." - Holly Lisle

"For me, the main thing is spontaneity & taking chances." - Dave Kikoski

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Sport, like all of life, is about taking your chances." - Roger Bannister

"We're not dropping out here, we're infiltrating and taking over." - Terence Mckenna

"Revolution is just one crowd taking power from another." - John Updike

"I was going to die and it was taking forever." - Miranda July

"Taking faith seriously leads to the utility of altruistic behavior." - Ted Malloch

"What hurts people a lot is taking humiliation." - Robert Wyatt

"Let's begin by taking a smallish nap or two." - A A Milne



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