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You are only as beautiful as your last action.

|--- Stephen Richards


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

|--- John Locke


Well done is better than well said.

|--- Benjamin Franklin


Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.

|--- Italian Proverb


After all is said and done, a lot more will have been said than done.

|--- Author Unknown


Every man is the son of his actions.

|--- Spanish proverb


The great man is the man who has the courage to act.

|--- Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)


The shortest answer is doing.

|--- Lord Herbert


Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.

|--- Alfred Adler


We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.

|--- Frank Tibolt


I will hasten to answer the cry of my soul, lest long unheeded it cease to call. I will speed me about my high endeavor, lest long delayed the fire burn low. I will quicken the day of the manifest, lest long unfilled I lose faith in my dreams.

|--- Muriel Strode


A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.

|--- Arabian Proverb


An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.

|--- Arnold Glasow


Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.

|--- Brendan Francis


Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.

|--- Peter Marshall


Never mistake motion for action.

|--- Ernest Hemingway


Action is eloquence.

|--- William Shakespeare


There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

|--- Mignon McLaughlin


Do it, and then you will feel motivated to do it.

|--- Zig Ziglar

 

Note to self: finding a cool quote and writing it in your journal is not a substitute for Getting. It. Done.

|--- Betsy Cañas Garmon


There's something real satisfying about working, and having gotten it done.

|--- Lady Bird Johnson


Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.

|--- Oscar Wilde


Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.

|--- Walter Anderson


Between what you can and what you do lies a sea, and in its depths lies buried the wrecked will.

|--- Marie Dubsky

 

Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold — but so does a hard-boiled egg.

|--- Author Unknown


The ratio of dreaming to doing varies inversely with the rate of accomplishment.

|--- Dr. Idel Dreimer


The greatest difficulty in attempting to remove a difficulty, is in thinking too much about the difficulty of removing the difficulty.

|--- James Lendall Basford

 

Never act until you have clearly answered the question: "What happens if I do nothing?"

|--- Robert Brault

 

If ifs were gifts, every day would be Christmas.

|--- Charles Barkley


Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.

|--- Edmund Burke


Talk doesn’t cook rice.

|--- Chinese Proverb


Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.

|--- Baltasar Gracián


Not all my day can I spend in listening, for I, too, must evolve, ere the night comes on.

|--- Muriel Strode

 

All know the way; few actually walk it.

|--- Bodhidharma


Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.

|--- Sébastien-Roch Nicolas

 


The first step binds one to the second.

|--- French Proverb


We believe actions speak louder than tweets.

|--- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines


I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on man unless they act.

|--- G.K. Chesterton


If your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.

|--- Henry J. Kaiser


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


Deliberation is a function of the many; action is the function of one.

|--- Charles de Gaulle


Action is the antidote to despair.

|--- Joan Baez

 

Doing things is not the same as getting things done.

|--- Jared Silver

 

The trick to getting things done is to list things to do in doable order.

|--- Robert Brault


creative spirits always anticipate the course of events. They do not wait for the dawn of a new era. They resolutely begin the new era at the moment when they see that the old era is ended.

|--- Samuel McChord Crothers


He liked to go from A to B without inventing letters between.

|--- John McPhee


The surest way to escape anxiety and defeat despair is action. Do, don’t dwell.

|--- Michael Josephson


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

 

It is a golden rule that one should never judge men by their opinions, but rather by what these opinions lead them to be.

|--- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

 

We all know them — the unstructured person whose every action seems aimless and the totally organized person whose every action defeats some purpose.

|--- Robert Brault

 

The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps — we must step up the stairs.

|--- Vance Havner


He who has made a thousand things and he who has made none, both feel the same desire: to make something.

|--- Antonio Porchia

 

Don’t find fault. Find a remedy.

|--- Henry Ford


When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress becomes manageable.

|--- Greg Anderson


It is easier to act yourself into a better way of feeling than to feel yourself into a better way of action.

|--- Orval Hobart Mowrer


It is a sad lament — the happiness you might have found if you had taken the path that still lies right there in front of you.

|--- Robert Brault


Success will never be a big step in the future, success is a small step taken just now.

|--- Jonatan Mårtensson


Nature takes away any faculty that is not used.

|--- William R. Inge


The problem is to be faced and the solution to be shirked.

|--- George Bernard Shaw, 1910


He that waits upon fortune is never sure of a dinner.

|--- Benjamin Franklin


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


In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.

|--- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Do not be wise in words — be wise in deeds.

|--- Jewish Proverb


One’s action ought to come out of an achieved stillness: not to be a mere rushing on.

|--- D.H. Lawrence


The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

|--- Author unknown


Action! — that one stupendous word I will translate into my soul. My days shall be peopled. There shall be runnings to and fro, and chatterings. There shall be pistons sounding, and the whirr of wheels. There shall be busy days' endings, with reckonings and summings-up.

|--- Muriel Strode


A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

|--- George Patton

 

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

|--- James Baldwin


Action is taking the first step. Action is climbing the hill. Action combined with desire, harmonious intent, and undoubting yesfulness is invincible. Hallelujah!

|--- Terri Guillemets


Action will remove the doubts that theory cannot solve.

|--- Tehyi Hsieh


Now and then it’s good to list all the things you regularly do for which there was once a good reason.

|--- Robert Brault


Men expect too much, do too little.

|--- Allen Tate


When deeds speak, words are nothing.

|--- African Proverb

 

As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

|--- Andrew Carnegie


All problems become smaller if you don’t dodge them but confront them.

|--- William F. Halsey


The best way out of a problem is through it.

|--- Author Unknown


I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.

|--- William J. Lock


When it seems that something can’t be done, start it, and see if the rest of it can be done.

|--- Robert Brault


People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.

|--- Lewis Cass


Action battles doubt.

|--- Terri Guillemets

 

We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.

|--- Calvin Coolidge

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