Action Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Action

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If nothing is to be done in the given situation, he must invent plausible reasons for doing nothing; and if something must be done, he must suggest the something. The unpardonable sin is to propose nothing, when action is imperative.
~By Charles Edward Merriam ~


I do like reality shows, and I watch some of them because they're high drama. It's also just fun to watch people have honest reactions.
~By Lisa Kudrow ~


I can never read this book, just like I can never see a movie that I wrote a screenplay for. I can read it and see it physically, but I can't accurately judge it. I'm too close to it. If I read it ten times I'll have ten different reactions.
~By Richard Price ~


My hates have always occupied my mind much more actively and have given greater spiritual satisfactions than my friendships.
~By Westbrook Pegler ~


I'm a big movie fan. After a show, if I'm on the bus or a plane, it's often hard to get to sleep, so I'll watch a film. An action film can even relax me.
~By Garth Brooks ~


The only honest reaction and true loyalty we get is from our animals. Once they're your friends, you can do no wrong.
~By Dick Van Patten ~


Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


I appreciate an audience that reacts to the music, even if they jump on stage and try to beat us up, I think that's a fantastic reaction. I think that they're really hearing something then.
~By Alice Cooper ~


According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin Laden despite repeated warnings from his intelligence experts.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


My initial interest, just prior to my work on cytokines, was on cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity, mostly with respect to the cells that populated these reactions.
~By Stanley Cohen ~


And that, to me, is the main attraction to comics. It's an avenue to say what you want to say.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement.
~By John Hope ~


Trust me, if I were gay I'd be getting more action than I'm getting now.
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action. You must act as you breathe.
~By Georges Clemenceau ~


To me, it is a process, a process that starts with raising awareness, engaging international partners on this issue, and being committed to a different course of action.
~By Alexis Herman ~


Act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


Democrats are committed to mapping a new direction in Iraq, and we will work with the President and the new Defense Secretary to ensure that the will of the American people guides our future actions.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


But the system of prices ruling the market not only transmits information in the light of which economic agents can mutually adjust their actions, it also provides them with an incentive to exercise economy in terms of money.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


For the moment and for some time great events have been denied me, forward action not come my way.
~By John Burns ~


The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


Post-Modernism was a reaction against Modernism. It came quite early to music and literature, and a little later to architecture. And I think it's still coming to computer science.
~By Larry Wall ~


We can now have action movies with two stars where one might be African American and one might be Asian American. One of them doesn't have to be white, and the other one doesn't have to be the ethnic sidekick. We're way over that. And I think it's happening in society, too.
~By Roger Ebert ~


There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die.
~By William Harvey ~


The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


Actions are always more complex and nuanced than they seem. We have to be willing to wrestle with paradox in pursuing understanding.
~By Harold Evans ~


The Administration has made critical mistakes and errors in judgment leading up to the war in Iraq. The President refuses to acknowledge these mistakes, and thus, no corrective action has been taken to prevent these problems from happening again.
~By Zoe Lofgren ~


A lost of people recognize me and maybe will ask for an autograph, but it's nothing like if Elvis would've done something like that, 'cause he's so popular, or maybe The Beatles 'cause they stirred up a lot of action.
~By Mickey Gilley ~


A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
~By Tony Robbins ~


It should be clear by now that my focus here is not freedom of speech or the press. This freedom is all too often an exaggeration. At the very least, blind references to freedom of speech or the press serve as a distraction from the critical examination of other communications policies.
~By Mark Lloyd ~


Soon afterwards I studied the inversion of sugar in the light of these considerations and immediately found that this classical reaction, too, was determined quantitatively by the same property of the acids, as was of course to be expected from the previous results.
~By Wilhelm Ostwald ~


A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Last year the National Sorry Day Committee consulted with stolen generations people in every State and Territory, and concluded that programmes set up in response to the Bringing Them Home Report are reaching only a small fraction of those they are intended to help.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


At some of the venues, the audience was so loud we could hardly hear what was happening on stage, which kind of threw us back to 1983, when we had very similar reactions on a much bigger scale.
~By Roger Andrew Taylor ~


We have boys now, and men, in the rock and roll business and all the show business, who have this reaction on women. They scream. They yell. They do all sorts of wild things.
~By Minnie Pearl ~


I wrote a great deal... but very little of any importance; there are not more than four of five papers which I can still remember with some satisfaction.
~By Godfrey Harold Hardy ~


Words mean nothing. Action is the only thing. Doing. That's the only thing.
~By Ernest Gaines ~


I think a big part of our attraction to sport movies are the stories contained within the sports.
~By Rachel Griffiths ~


There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men. There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater satisfaction than to have done it well.
~By Walter Reuther ~


An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
~By Edward de Bono ~


My mother's suicide attempts were a way to release anxiety and get attention. Some of the attempts were drug reactions she didn't even remember later on.
~By Lorna Luft ~


But I have the satisfaction, at the same time, to reflect that the impression to be made depends upon the consistency of the charge and the motives of the prosecutors.
~By Robert Walpole ~


Girls were always my biggest distraction in school.
~By Channing Tatum ~


Human beings and their actions constitute the advancing front, the surging crest of an ongoing movement that never stops.
~By Corliss Lamont ~


The focus should not be on talking. Talk is cheap. It must be on action.
~By Howard Berman ~


Abstraction is everybody's zero but nobody's nought.
~By Robert Smithson ~


If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction, usually in the form of sensual pleasure, that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


I don't know what this definition of affirmative action is for some.
~By Chaka Fattah ~


We must be vigilant in our actions towards criminals, and innovative in our approach towards solving crime.
~By Thomas Menino ~


Linda Hamilton is my hero. She was so tough and so strong and so vulnerable at the same time. I think that's what woman action figures are allowed to be: vulnerable, in a way that women are.
~By Victoria Pratt ~


The manufacture of desire isn't at the heart - if it isn't absurd to speak of a heart - of the media torrent. Chronic dissatisfaction is at the heart of the matter.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


It is exceedingly improbable that the identical action of the corresponding parts of the two retina is the result of a certain habituation, or of the influence of the mind.
~By Johannes P. Muller ~


Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice. It can in effect force them to consult their consciences.
~By Barbara Deming ~


All governments in all wars have used all the means at their disposal to put their own motives, decisions and actions, and the actions of their military forces, in the best possible light.
~By Bruce Jackson ~


Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
~By Bernard de Mandeville ~


Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


I'm pleased the committee recommended no action, as I know I did nothing wrong.
~By Karen McCarthy ~


There are countless studies on the negative spillover of job pressures on family life, but few on how job satisfaction enhances the quality of family life.
~By Albert Bandura ~


The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors. The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety. The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


Americas are, for a variety of reasons, the most adept at producing the kind of entertainment that delivers easy satisfactions.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


Some people come out going, I don't get it. And I don't quite know what they're trying to get, what they're struggling for. We have had the reaction where people leave the movie sort of uncomfortable and befuddled. Although that wasn't our intention.
~By Joel Coen ~


People aren't used to thinking of cultural forms spreading out across the full range of formal interactions - or what is called the "text" in literary terms.
~By Tony Conrad ~


But though cognition is not an element of mental action, nor even in any real sense of the word an aspect of it, the distinction of cognition and conation has if properly defined a definite value.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


We must stifle the voice of hatred and faction.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


I just don't want to be the damsel in distress. I'll scream on the balcony, but you've got to let me do a little action here.
~By Kirsten Dunst ~


Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.
~By Kingsley Amis ~


I'm an action fanatic.
~By Noah Hathaway ~


What really helps a guy to become an action hero today is the directing of the movie. All those fast cuts.
~By Jean Claude Van Damme ~


Also, I think there are huge reactions sometimes, which are also mysterious.
~By Christopher Walken ~


The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Pianists call me a composer, composers call me a pianist. The classicists think me a futurist, and the futurists call me a reactionary.
~By Anton Rubinstein ~


Actual violence has no attraction for me at all.
~By Jane Campion ~


Dreams have as much influence as actions.
~By Stephane Mallarme ~


My satisfaction comes from my commitment to advancing a better world.
~By Faye Wattleton ~


He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist.
~By Jackie Kennedy ~


You have to love what you do, and you have to need it like you need air. And there's nothing else that would give me the same degree of satisfaction as acting, which is why I can't walk away from it.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


I can't accept collective responsibility for the decision to commit Britain now to military action in Iraq without international agreement or domestic support.
~By Robin Cook ~


Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
~By Stephen Fry ~


There is a broad range of reaction to the work, as there is a broad range of work I make.
~By Jim Hodges ~


Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction.
~By Allen Ginsberg ~


Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
~By Plato ~


I am not afraid of aging, but more afraid of people's reactions to my aging.
~By Barbara Hershey ~


It's really cool to know that you've put something together that isn't for a particular audience. It's so often that a TV show can really only speak to one sect of the population, and this really is something that appeals to a worldwide fan base. People who are into the pursuit of knowledge. Their reaction has meant the world to us.
~By David Krumholtz ~


You don't reward reaction; you reward results.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


My entry into the environmental arena was through the issue that so dramatically - and destructively - demonstrates the link between science and social action: nuclear weapons.
~By Barry Commoner ~


The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
~By Howard Cosell ~


The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro , like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act.
~By Jackie Chan ~


A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
~By David Seabury ~


Sometimes a serendipitous reaction occurs when a network asks you if you have any ideas for a series, at a time when your creative flow is working in that direction.
~By Joe Murray ~


The perceptive act is a reaction of the mind upon the object of which it is the perception.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


I will say nothing to an actor that cannot be translated into action.
~By Elia Kazan ~


I think what makes a good action film is a story that gets you involved. Just action, by itself, is not going to work.
~By Jan de Bont ~


Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


I never forget, remember that. Not an action, not a name, not a face.
~By Piper Laurie ~


The test of any man lies in action.
~By Pindar ~


The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


In addition to demanding answers and accountability from the Veterans Administration, Congress had to act to ensure veterans do not suffer because of the actions of a federal agency.
~By Doc Hastings ~

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