Action Quotes, Sayings about taking action - Page 3

An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
-Buddha

Action  is More Important Than An Idea

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
-Lao Tzu

A Journey Of  A Thousand Miles

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.
– Dale Evans

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
– Dale Carnegie

Expand the definition of ‘reading’ to include non-fiction, humor, graphic novels, magazines, action adventure, and, yes, even websites. It’s the pleasure of reading that counts; the focus will naturally broaden. A boy won’t read shark books forever.
– Jon Scieszka

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

Sailing a boat calls for quick action, a blending of feeling with the wind and water as well as with the very heart and soul of the boat itself. Sailing teaches alertness and courage, and gives in return a joyousness and peace that but few sports afford.
– George Matthew Adams

The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
– Colin Powell

I never worry about action, but only inaction.
– Winston Churchill

Prayer is where the action is.
– John Wesley

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
– Mark Twain

Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.
– Abu Bakr

The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
– Felix Adler

People should not judge me on what they hear. Let them wait and see me in action. Then they will see how I serve my people.
– Salva Kiir Mayardit

Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
– Theodore Roosevelt

I am a product of affirmative action. I am the perfect affirmative action baby. I am Puerto Rican, born and raised in the south Bronx. My test scores were not comparable to my colleagues at Princeton and Yale. Not so far off so that I wasn’t able to succeed at those institutions.
– Sonia Sotomayor

History shows that all protest movements rely on symbols – boycotts, strikes, sit-ins, flags, songs. Symbolic action on whatever scale – from the Montgomery Bus Boycott to wearing a simple wristband – is designed to disrupt our everyday complacency and force people to think.
– Hugh Evans

No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution… revolution is but thought carried into action.
– Emma Goldman

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
– Andrew Jackson

Please let me assure you, however, that the keen disappointment and regret which I feel in this regard serve only to enhance my profound appreciation of the great honor which you have done me; and my sincere gratitude for your generous action.
– Cordell Hull