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Talk And No Action Quotes


"With Hillary Clinton, it's all talk and no action." - Donald Trump

"All talk, talk, talk - no action or results. Sad." - Donald Trump

"I want to be more like the ocean... no talk and all action." - Perry Farrell

"People are tired of seeing politicians as all talk and no action." - Donald Trump

"Talk and action are two different things." - Rudy Giuliani

"[Hillary Clinton] is typical politician. All talk, no action." - Donald Trump

"The Anglo-Saxon genius for parliamentary government asserted itself; there was a great deal of talk and no decisive action." - H G Wells

"What we think about and talk about expands into action." - Wayne Dyer

"Love's action. It isn't talk and it never has been." - Pat Conroy

"I've been dealing with politicians all my life. They are all talk, no action." - Donald Trump

"Courage is action, not talk." - Jeff Rich

"Talk. Talk. Talk... Good lines and no action... said all... not even promising first act... eighth failure and season more than half over... rather be a playwright and fail than a critic compelled to listen to has-beens and would-bes trying to put over bad plays." - Gertrude F. Atherton

"There can be no learning without action, and no action without learning" - Reg Revans

"Negotiate with those who wish to talk - and take action against those who create mischief." - Mamnoon Hussain

"No, Ernest, don't talk about action. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream." - Oscar Wilde

"Action is happiness here; and without action there can be no heaven." - Johann Heinrich Voss

"[People] are looking at the politicians as being all talk, no action. They talk the big game, then they go to Washington, they look at the magnificent hallowed halls as you would say, or the beautiful vaulted ceilings and they say, "darling, I've arrived," to their loved one or their wife. They say "darling, I've arrived" and all of a sudden they become nothing." - Donald Trump

"I have no small talk and Peel has no manners." - Duke Of Wellington

"I have no small talk and Peel has no manners." - Arthur Wellesley

"talk was cheap and useless. Action was what mattered. And me, I was moving. Now, again, always." - Sarah Dessen

"Our love should not be just words and talk; it must be true love, which shows itself in action." - John The Apostle

"Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness." - Jose Marti

"No effect occurs without cause, and no cause occurs without effect. No unjust action goes without penalty, and no action or thought flows unnoticed throughout the universe." - Suzy Kassem

"All talk is just that: talk. All the words written on these pages are just that: words. If you want things to get better, take action. Don't just talk about it. Don't just read and think about it. Do it." - Larry Winget

"No research without action, no action without research." - Kurt Lewin

"Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action." - Wim Wenders

"I love directors who talk action as opposed to emotion." - William H Macy

"If and when the Vatican is attacked by ISIS, which as everyone knows is ISIS's ultimate trophy, I can promise you that the pope would have only wished and prayed that Donald Trump would have been president because this would not have happened. ISIS would have been eradicated, unlike what is happening now with our all-talk-no-action politicians." - Donald Trump

"These men are all talk; What is needed is action - action!" - John Brown

"There is a time and a place for everything. There is a time and a place for talk. And there is a time and a place for action." - Carly Fiorina

"Men of action, above all those whose actions are guided by love, live forever. Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness." - Jose Marti

"Any action is better than no action at all." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Action is hope. There is no hope without action." - Ray Bradbury

"Truly compassionate action arises spontaneously without thought and is carried out in real action with no anticipation of reward and, indeed, no concept of a doer of that action." - Brad Warner

"For at no time are any events predestined. There should be no such word in your vocabulary, for with every moment you change, and every heartbeat is an action, and every action changes every other action." - Seth

"I have women who offer to sleep with me all the time. But not men. They're all talk and nay action - as we'd say in Scotland." - Shirley Manson

"Physical activity can get you going when you are immobilized. Get action in your life, and don't just talk about it. Get into the arena!" - John Davidson

"Action and contemplation are..." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

"In this world, there is no clarity. There is only love and action." - Mother Teresa

"When people are truly dedicated to the Divine, there is no difference between action and prayer." - Mother Meera

"No matter how difficult a task may look.. Persistence and steady action will get you through" - Lucretius

"Tao invariably takes no action, and yet there is nothing left undone." - Laozi

"That's what improvising is like for me. There's no tollbooth between my impulse and my action." - Twyla Tharp

"Action and personal happiness have no truck with each other; they are eternally at war." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Do no talk while eating." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Love cannot remain by itself - it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service." - Mother Teresa

"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

"I find placebos uplifting and exhilarating. It means that taking action-no matter what the action is-might help you feel better." - A J Jacobs

"Brethren, do something; do something, do something! While societies and unions make constitutions, let us win souls. I pray you, be men of action all of you. Get to work and quit yourselves like men. Old Suvarov's idea of war is mine: `Forward and strike! No theory! Attack! Form a column! Charge bayonets! Plunge into the center of the enemy! Our one aim is to win souls; and this we are not to talk about, but do in the power of God!'" - Charles Spurgeon

"Christian life is not a life divided between times for action and times for contemplation. No. Real social action is a way of contemplation, and real contemplation is the core of social action." - Henri Nouwen

"The world leaves no track in space, and the greatest action of man no mark in the vast idea." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sometimes girls would come in and audition and they'd talk down, and it was like, "No, no, talk to the human eye level."" - Jason Gann

"All drama is conflict. Without conflict, there is no action. Without action, there is no character. Without character, there is no story. And without story, there is no screenplay." - Syd Field

"So if you don't like your life, change it. How would you change it? You decide. There's no action without first decision. Decision is the mother or the father of action, and action is what changes your life." - Tony Robbins

"Group action - yes; group thinking - no" - Norman Lamm

"Sympathy is no substitute for action." - David Livingstone

"Without philosophy, action has no meaning." - Sebastien Foucan

"Reading is no substitute for action." - Colleen Wainwright

"No action is without its side effects." - Barry Commoner

"Men talk of heaven, - there is no heaven but here; Men talk of hell, - there is no hell but here; Men of hereafters talk and future lives, - O love, there is no other life - but here." - Omar Khayyam

"Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all." - Norman Vincent Peale

"You can have many great ideas in your head, but what makes the difference is the action. Without action upon an idea, there will be no manifestation, no results, and no reward" - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"Talk, talk, talk: the utter and heartbreaking stupidity of words." - William Faulkner

"Talk politics, talk about study and talk positively." - Jiang Zemin

"God is my best friend. I talk to God every day. And no one can tell me how to talk to God - not no imam, not no priest, not no rabbi, no pastor." - Eve

"One more drink and you're dead. This is no way to talk to a suicide head." - Charles Bukowski

"We talk about this and that. There's no rest except on these branching moments." - Rumi

"Everyone knows how to talk, and no one knows what to say." - Nick Hornby

"Action and becoming are one." - Meister Eckhart

"Action and adaptability create opportunity." - Garrison Wynn

"Action and flexibility create opportunity" - Garrison Wynn

"This nation asks for action, and action now." - Franklin D Roosevelt

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

"Drama is action, sir, action and not confounded philosophy." - Luigi Pirandello

" 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." - Viktor E Frankl

"When you accept the fact you have no control and choose not to take any action, you are letting go." - Darren L Johnson

"When you accept the fact you have no control and choose not to take any action, you are letting go." - Darren Johnson

"There is no conceivable human action which custom has not at one time justified and at another condemned." - Joseph Wood Krutch

"Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself." - Pythagoras

"There is no doubt ISIS poses a clear, direct threat to the United States, and decisive action is badly needed." - Bradley Byrne

"No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq." - Dick Morris

"The era of empty talk is over. Now is the time for action." - Donald Trump

"Hillary Clinton, all talk. Unfortunately when there is action it's always the wrong decision." - Donald Trump

"What I do for a living is talk. What I do for life is action." - Steve Maraboli

"The focus should not be on talking. Talk is cheap. It must be on action." - Howard Berman

"Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether." - Thomas Carlyle

"The safest thing is always to try to convert everything that is in us and around us into action; let the others talk and argue about it as they please." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"It feels like people talk a lot, in their relationships and in therapy. But my family wasn't like that. My dad wasn't and I wasn't. Things were said, but via the language of action." - Leigh Newman

"I think when people talk about civil liberties, they sometimes forget that action taken to protect the citizen against physical violence and physical attack is a blow in favour and not a blow against civil liberties." - John Howard

"Conformism is a potent statement, and as much as we do talk about individuality in fashion, there's a sense that people are fearful of not conforming and not being part of action." - Erin Oconnor

"what are you looking for? There is no Truth. There's only action, action obeying a million different impulses, ephemeral action, action subjected to every possible and imaginable contingency and contradiction, Life. Life is crime, theft, jealousy, hunger, lies, disgust,stupidity, sickness, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, piles of corpses. what can you do about it, my poor friend?" - Blaise Cendrars

"I wouldn't want to be a talk show host. That's another awkward compliment people make. 'You should have your own talk show.' And I think, no thank you." - Andy Richter

"I have supported affirmative action, I do support affirmative action and I will support affirmative action." - Joe Lieberman

"We have an excellent list of speakers, but the spark will be provided by the crowd to turn talk into action. The Iraq occupation and the government's bumbling effort in New Orleans, has people wanting to act." - Ed Garvey

"Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Perhaps the most significant thing George Lucas did in creating 'Star Wars' was to fictionalize the Tao - to spark a universe where we can talk about the Force in objective terms and show it in direct action." - Matthew Stover

"The internet has no government, no constitution, no laws, no rights, no police, no courts. Don't talk about fairness or innocence, and don't talk about what should be done. Instead, talk about what is being done and what will be done by the amorphous unreachable undefinable blob called the internet user base." - Paul Vixie

"No, you have to talk first. You wanted to talk. It means you say something and I respond and you talk back again. It's one of the human race's most shining achievements. It's called a conversation." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Love understands love; it needs no talk." - Frances Ridley Havergal

"No season now for calm, familiar talk." - Homer

"The legacy of the Bush administration is a lack of positive action on energy and the environment and profligate and irresponsible spending with no commensurate action to deal with looming liabilities." - Lawrence Wilkerson

"I don't talk very well. With writing, you've time to get it right. Also I've found the more I talk the less I write, and if I didn't write no one would want me to talk anyway." - Alan Bennett

"It is not good to talk about Zen, because Zen is nothingness... If you talk about it, you are always lying, and if you don't talk about it, no one knows it is there." - Robert M Pirsig

"To have a song work for the movie, it can't just be written apart and shoved in. It's got to come out of the action. It's got to talk about the characters, not the story: it has to augment that action." - John Hughes

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

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

"Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action." - William James

"There is no such thing as institutional conditions without any individual actions and no such thing as individual action without institutional conditions. So there is always personal responsibility." - Cornel West

"Presidential biography is, by its nature, out of scale; no character is bigger, no action greater, than the person and the doings of the American president." - Jill Lepore

"You can't talk about the environment, you can't talk about political correctness, affirmative action and all the other innumerable things that freedom is about, unless you have a free society based upon the integrity of the individual. If you have a responsible society, these other issues will not come up in a responsible society, and that is what freedom is all about." - Russell Means

"In the action of no-action (wu-wei), a cardinal aspect of the true creative process is set forth. In wu-wei, the mind is silenced and the work is allowed to express itself." - John Daido Loori

"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

"You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value." - Phil Mcgraw

"Self-love is a principle of action; but among no class of human beings has nature so profusely distributed this principle of life and action as through the whole sensitive family of genius." - Isaac D'Israeli

"We talk a lot about the importance of physical exercise to wake us up out of the half sleep in which so many of us walk around. But we need, even more, some spiritual and mental exercises every morning to stir us into action. Give yourself a pep talk every day." - Dale Carnegie

"If there's no action, you haven't truly decided." - Tony Robbins

"Act non-action; undertake no undertaking; taste the tasteless." - Laozi

"When action comes out of nothing it creates no karma." - Gautama Buddha

"Decisions decide destiny, there is no action without decision" - Tony Robbins

"Compassion is an action word with no boundaries." - Prince

"Knowledge without action, is like having no knowledge at all!" - Ted Nicholas

"If there is no action, you haven't really decided." - Tony Robbins

"Action that is clearly right needs no justification." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Statesman, yet friend to truth! of soul sincere, In action faithful, and in honour clear; Who broke no promise, serv'd no private end, Who gain'd no title, and who lost no friend." - Alexander Pope

"Statesman, yet friend to truth! of soul sincere In action faithful, and in honour clear, Who broke no promise, served no private end, Who gained no title, and who lost no friend." - Alexander Pope

"A good rule in organizational analysis is that no meeting of the minds is really reached until we talk of specific actions or decisions. We can talk of who is responsible for budgets, or inventory, or quality, but little is settled. It is only when we get down to the action words-measure, compute, prepare, check, endorse, recommend, approve-that we can make clear who is to do what." - Joseph M. Juran

"Action and reaction are equal and opposite." - Gertrude Stein

"No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it." - J R R Tolkien

"There can be no fairer ambition than to excel in talk; to be affable, gay, ready, clear, and welcome." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Fake people talk about other people being fake. Real people worry about their business, and no one else's." - Ziad K. Abdelnour

"Most processes leave out the stuff no one wants to talk about: magic, intuition and leaps of faith." - Michael Bierut

"There is no one who does not exaggerate. In conversation, men are encumbered with personality, and talk too much." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I think my favorite Rolling Stones song is "No Expectations." I always think and talk through songs." - Ragnar Kjartansson

"I went to a couple Academy Awards parties and I was definitely like, 'Whoa, no one will talk to me." - Matt Stone

"I went to a couple Academy Awards parties and I was definitely like, 'Whoa, no one will talk to me.'" - Matt Stone

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

"What is all Knowledge too but recorded Experience, and a product of History; of which, therefore, Reasoning and Belief, no less than Action and Passion, are essential materials?" - Thomas Carlyle

"What is all Knowledge too, but recorded Experience, and a product of History; of which, therefore, Reasoning and Belief, no less than Action and Passion, are essential materials." - Thomas Carlyle

"If action is possible or necessary, your action will be in alignment with the whole and supported by creative intelligence, the unconditioned consciousness which in a state of inner openness you become one with. Circumstances and people then become helpful, cooperative. Coincidences happen. If no action is possible, you rest in the peace and inner stillness that come with surrender." - Eckhart Tolle

"We will finally complete the biometric entry-exit visa tracking system, which we need desperately. For years Congress has required biometric entry-exit visa tracking systems but it has never been completed. The politicians are all talk, no action. Never happens, never happens... In my administration we will ensure that this system is in place." - Donald Trump

"We will finally complete the biometric entry-exit visa tracking system which we need desperately. For years Congress has required biometric entry-exit visa tracking systems, but it has never been completed. The politicians are all talk, no action, never happens. Never happens." - Donald Trump

"The New York Times had a headline on its website - Trump Turning To Ultra Wealthy To Steer Economic Policy. This doesn't sound very populist to me. Today's commerce secretary, the names being talked about for treasury secretary, I think there will be populist talk but maybe no populist action." - E. J. Dionne

"I am not an action painter. Each painting is an act. The result of action and the fulfilment of action....No painting stops with itself, is complete of itself. It is a continuation of previous paintings and is renewed in successive ones.." - Clyfford Still

"No thought, no action, no movement, total stillness: only thus can one manifest the true nature and law of things from within and unconsciously, and at last become one with heaven and earth." - Laozi

"Slow down and remember this: Most things make no difference. Being busy is a form of mental laziness-lazy thinking and indiscriminate action." - Tim Ferriss

"Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt." - Bergen Evans

"Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny." - Alfred A Montapert

"Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, destiny." - Alfred Armand Montapert

"Philanthropy requires thought, action, and passion." - Robert L. Payton

"Action will delineate and define you." - Thomas Jefferson



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