Great Action Quotes



Below you will find a great collection of action quotes. Enjoy!




The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
-- Albert Einstein


We cannot think first and act afterward. From the moment of birth we are immersed in action, and can only fitfully guide it by taking thought.
-- Alfred North Whitehead


Never do things others can do and will do, if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
-- Amelia Earhart


Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
-- Mohandas Gandhi, action quotes


Action: Take it easy, but take it.
-- Woody Guthrie


Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
-- Anais Nin


Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
-- Benjamin Disraeli


If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
-- Barack Obama, action quotes


You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you'll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless.
-- Caroline Myss


In a word, neither death, nor exile, nor pain, nor anything of this kind is the real cause of our doing or not doing any action, but our inward opinions and principles.
-- Epictetus


A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.
-- Georges Bernanos


We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results.
-- Herman Melville, action quotes


Action is the antidote to despair.
-- Joan Baez


Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.
-- John Dewey


I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
-- John Locke


To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold to that action till the goal is reached. The key is action.
-- Michael Hanson


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


It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.
-- Zig Ziglar


You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
-- Tony Robbins


Action is the real measure of intelligence.
-- Napoleon Hill


Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
-- Mohandas Gandhi




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