Action Quotes, Sayings about taking action - Page 5

Our nation has both an obligation and self-interest in facing head-on the serious environmental, economic and national security threat posed by global warming.
– John McCain

You can do so much in 10 minutes time .Ten minutes, once gone, are gone for good. Divide your life into 10-minute units and sacrifice as few of them as possible in meaningless activity.
– Ingvar Kamprad

There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don’t like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don’t spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities.
– Michael Dell

Confidence can get you where you want to go and getting there is a daily process. It’s so much easier when you feel good about yourself your abilities and talents.
– Donald Trump

We call it infectious impatience. That’s his hallmark and we are trying to inculcate it in the entire organization. Infectious impatience. So that things not only get done but get done in double quick time.
– Mukesh Ambani

Whatever course you decide upon there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

I know that I have the ability to achieve the object of my Definite Purpose in life, therefore, I demand of myself persistent, continuous action toward its attainment and I here and now promise to render such action.
– Napoleon Hill

The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people’s opinions.
– Paulo Coelho

If we did not take action to solve this crisis, it could indeed threaten the future of human civilization. That sounds shrill. It sounds hard to accept. I believe it’s deadly accurate. But again, we can solve it.
– Al Gore

I don’t care how much power brilliance or energy you have if you don’t harness it and focus it on a specific target and hold it there you’re never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants.
– Zig Ziglar

If you don’t act now while it’s fresh in your mind, it will probably join the list of things you were always going to do but never quite got around to. Chances are you’ll also miss some opportunities.
– Paul Clitheroe

One of the great movements in my lifetime among educated people is the need to commit themselves to action. Most people are not satisfied with giving money we also feel we need to work.
– Peter Drucker

If I set for myself a task, be it so trifling, I shall see it through. How else shall I have confidence in myself to do important things?
– George Clason

Climate change poses clear catastrophic threats. We may not agree on the extent, but we certainly can’t afford the risk of inaction.
– Rupert Murdoch

An organization’s ability to learn and translate that learning into action rapidly is the ultimate competitive advantage.
– Jack Welch

I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life that sleep is not the most important thing.
– Martha Stewart

And so my fellow Americans. Ask not what your country can do for you ask what you can do for your country.
– John F. Kennedy

I probably have mellowed down a bit. But when it comes to principles. I still have to make a stand.
– Gordon Wu

At a certain point, I just felt, you know, God is not looking for alms. God is looking for action.
– Bono

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events not of words. Trust movement.
– Alfred Adler