18 Greatest Quotes About Actions
I am not imposed upon by fine words; I can see what actions mean.
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
I have learned this: it is not what one does that is wrong, but what one becomes as a consequence of it.
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
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.
We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
What we do comes out of who we believe we are.
It is singularity which often makes the worst part of our suffering, as it always does of our conduct.
Lord Chi Wen thought three times before taking any action. When the Master heard this, he said: Twice is plenty enough.
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.
Reflective abstraction, however, is based not on individual actions but on coordinated actions.
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.
If you don't believe one person can make a difference, you have never been in bed with a mosquito.