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18 Greatest Quotes About Actions


I am not imposed upon by fine words; I can see what actions mean. George Eliot
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often. Mark Twain
I have learned this: it is not what one does that is wrong, but what one becomes as a consequence of it. Oscar Wilde
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts. John Locke
But practically I know men and recognize them by their behavior, by the totality of their deeds, by the consequences caused in life by their presence. Albert Camus
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. Abigail Adams
What we do comes out of who we believe we are. Rob Bell
It is singularity which often makes the worst part of our suffering, as it always does of our conduct. Jane Austen
Lord Chi Wen thought three times before taking any action. When the Master heard this, he said: Twice is plenty enough. Confucius
At the Day of Judgment, we shall not be asked what we have read, but what we have done. Thomas a Kempis
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they lead. James Baldwin
Reflective abstraction, however, is based not on individual actions but on coordinated actions. Jean Piaget
The most decisive actions of our life - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - are, more often than not, unconsidered. Andre Gide
If you don't believe one person can make a difference, you have never been in bed with a mosquito. Anita Roddick