Action Quotes, Sayings about taking action - Page 4

What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
– Meister Eckhart

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
– Conrad Hilton

Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression, because power, real power, comes from our conviction which produces action, uncompromising action.
– Malcolm X

Have a bias toward action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.
– Indira Gandhi

Any action is often better than no action, especially if you have been stuck in an unhappy situation for a long time. If it is a mistake, at least you learn something, in which case it’s no longer a mistake. If you remain stuck, you learn nothing.
– Eckhart Tolle

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

As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
– Gore Vidal

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.
– Mother Teresa

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
– Confucius

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.
– Dalai Lama

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
– Thomas Jefferson

If you believe that some day it’s going to happen some day it probably will happen. You just have to make sure you’re there when it’s happening and ideally you’re at the front of the parade and the principle beneficiary of when it happens, but it’s not a kind of thing where you just sort of sit back and wait.
– Steve Case

The great composer does not set to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he is working. Beethoven, Wagner, Bach and Mozart settled down day after day to the job in hand with as much regularity as an accountant settles down each day to his figures. They didn’t waste time waiting for inspiration.
– Ernest Newman

My view is that, you know, life unfolds at its own rhythm. You know, I have never lived a life that I thought I could plan out. And I’m just trying to do the best I can every day. I find I have a lot to get done between the time I get up and the time I go to bed.
– Hillary Rodham Clinton

There is no moment like the present. The man who will not execute his resolutions when they are fresh upon him can have no hope from them afterwards: they will be dissipated, lost and perish in the hurry and scurry of the world or sunk in the slough of indolence.
– Maria Edgeworth

It’s the little things you do that can make a big difference. What are you attempting to accomplish? What little thing can you do today that will make you more effective? You are probably only one step away from greatness.
– Bob Proctor

I’d always thought When I finish modelling. I’m going to pursue this.But then it really kind of hit me. I realized,Well, no you can’t do it when it’s convenient. If I’m going to do it. I’ve got to do it right now.
– Erica Baxter

Character is one factor that will guide all our actions and decisions. We invested in uncompromising integrity that helped us take difficult stands in some of the most difficult business situations.
– Azim Premji

We need to push ourselves to make as many reductions as possible in our own energy use first and that takes time. But we must do this quickly. the climate will not wait for us.
– Rupert Murdoch

I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.
– Dan Millman