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In any ethical situation, the thing you want least to do is probably the right action.
~By Jerry Pournelle ~


Dreams grow holy put in action.
~By Adelaide Anne Procter ~


Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.
~By B. C. Forbes ~


This was basically the first time I got to act in action scenes, with things blowing up all around me. It sounds corny, but I think every actor would like to - at least once in his or her career - play the person who saves the entire world.
~By Lukas Haas ~


A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


I think that it's a vital moment now for Russian democracy to convince people that it's only our actions, our joined actions and protests that could force Kremlin to reconsider its plans to abolish presidential elections.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


The one indication that I got that I was doing the right job in Bosnia was that at different periods of time all the factions came down very hard on me.
~By John Pomfret ~


To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill.
~By Joe Baca ~


Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


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


The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
~By Diane Arbus ~


If that's your definition of the Clinton faction, then I think that that seems to be in ascendancy. That might include a guy like John Edwards, who's just starting this new center in Chapel Hill to deal with issues of poverty and work.
~By John Podesta ~


I think if you do something effectively whether you're the lover or the comic or the action guy or the villain like I play; movies are very expensive to make. Chances are you'll get asked to play that part again.
~By Christopher Walken ~


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 ~


As a viewer, my own work elicits strong emotional reaction from me.
~By Jim Hodges ~


You can express a lot of things, a lot of action without speaking.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


But I absolutely believe that architecture is a social activity that has to do with some sort of communication or places of interaction, and that to change the environment is to change behaviour.
~By Thom Mayne ~


As this world was not intended to be a state of any great satisfaction or high enjoyment, so neither was it intended to be a mere scene of unhappiness and sorrow.
~By Joseph Butler ~


I had an almost fetishistic attraction to film technology.
~By Lars von Trier ~


Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
~By Peter Drucker ~


There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions to an individual, but permitted to a mob.
~By Ayn Rand ~


Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind.
~By Martha Beck ~


There are many types of participation. One can observe so intensely that one becomes part of the action, but without being an active participant.
~By Jerzy Kosinski ~


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


Unquestionably, it was going to be highly dangerous. Yet I felt it was quite natural to jump at the task. After all, if you don't like action and excitement, you don't go into police work. And, what the hell, I figured, nobody lives forever!
~By Eliot Ness ~


From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by their hopes and by their attractions, appear to be good-natured.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


I'm kind of looking for something with a lot less action and more talking and listening.
~By Brandon Routh ~


I used to be a fan of proportional representation, but I am not at all now I have seen it in action.
~By Helen Suzman ~


You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.
~By Karl Kraus ~


The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.
~By Elizabeth Blackwell ~


Forgiveness isn't about condoning what has happened to you or someone else's actions against you.
~By Jennifer O'Neill ~


There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction.
~By George Orwell ~


Even among the married, sexual satisfaction must not be sought in a way which disregards man's character as a person and degrades him to the animal level.
~By Francis Arinze ~


We are men of action, lies do not become us.
~By William Goldman ~


I was 23, and he was 86. I saw a very sick man. I just wanted to just talk with him. There was no physical attraction at all. He was very much attracted to me.
~By Anna Nicole Smith ~


Iraq may get peace and stability through restoring it's sovereignty under participation of all Iraqi factions and sectarian groups, who must rebuild a new democratic, free and independent Iraq.
~By Ali A. Saleh ~


It is our duty to watch over the actions and activities of this government and to insist that, in words as well as in deeds, the interests of our constituency primarily and of the Nation ultimately are served.
~By Diane Watson ~


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 ~


It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old.
~By Leigh Hunt ~


Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


In our judgment of human transactions, the law of optics is reversed; we see the most indistinctly the objects which are close around us.
~By Richard Whately ~


I think some of the things I deal with Hopper probably has dealt with also, since it's somewhat the same environment and I have pretty strong reactions to what this country looks like. It looks pretty dull and spare, and you like this and dislike it and it's very complicated.
~By Donald Judd ~


Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us.
~By Toni Morrison ~


Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their attention on the building as a static object. I believe dynamics are more important: the dynamics of people, their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.
~By John Portman ~


Bipartisanship is nice, but it cannot be a substitute for action, not having it cannot prevent us from going forward.
~By Nancy Pelosi ~


When I tried to branch out into comedy, I didn't do very well at it, so I went back to doing what I do naturally well, or what the audience expects from me - action pictures.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not.
~By Galileo Galilei ~


I'm not an admirer of action movies. I just think, Oh my God, it must be so tiring.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


Affirmative action was never meant to be permanent, and now is truly the time to move on to some other approach.
~By Susan Estrich ~


I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.
~By George W. Bush ~


Finally, the House is working to require a comprehensive federal review of IRS regulations with a follow-up report to Congress on possible actions to reduce the tax paperwork burden imposed on small businesses.
~By Michael K. Simpson ~


Apartment living is tough action. Just the whole idea that you share a washer and dryer always freaked me out.
~By Joe Rogan ~


The hypothesis may be put forward, to be tested by the s subsequent investigation, that this development has been in large part a matter of the reciprocal interaction of new factual insights and knowledge on the one hand with changes in the theoretical system on the other.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero.
~By Jan de Bont ~


While some sit on the sidelines and fail to offer any practical solutions to address high gas prices now, the House is once again taking action to meet the energy needs of the American people.
~By Dave Reichert ~


I'm a judge. It seemed to me that it was critical to try to take action to stem the criticism and help people understand that in the constitutional framework, it's terribly important not to have a system of retaliation against decisions people don't like.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


As an instrument for practical action, law is responsive to the wisdom of its time, which may be wrong, but it carries forward, sometimes in opposition to this wisdom or passion, a memory of received values.
~By Edward Levi ~


Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history.
~By John Shimkus ~


The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.
~By Francesco Guicciardini ~


This simple idea served to provide information on the geometrical shape of reacting molecules, and I was able to make the role of the frontier orbitals in chemical reactions more distinct through visualization, by drawing their diagrams.
~By Kenichi Fukui ~


All reactionaries are paper tigers.
~By Mao Tse Tung ~


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 ~


I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


There are interactions with characters within the game which I think are pretty neatly done considering the limitations that you have to work with. I mean, a computer can't really generate a character that talks back and forth with you successfully.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


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 ~


Ron allowed us to see right away the private piece of a person about to become very public. I suspect we're going to see more of her very private world - Laura's private experience. I'm not sure yet how public she's going to be about the actions she's going to have to take.
~By Mary McDonnell ~


In the discharge of the duties of this office, there is one rule of action more important than all others. It consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


Reconciliation requires changes of heart and spirit, as well as social and economic change. It requires symbolic as well as practical action.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


When you control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


I now bid farewell to the country of my birth - of my passions - of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies - whose factions I sought to quell - whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim - whose freedom has been my fatal dream.
~By Thomas Francis Meagher ~


Every painting I do is related to the last one: it may be a continuation of a previous painting or it may be a reaction against it.
~By William Scott ~


All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


I'm a woman of very few words, but lots of action.
~By Mae West ~


The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth and have it found out by accident.
~By Charles Lamb ~


Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.
~By Robert M. Pirsig ~


All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action.
~By Demosthenes ~


Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


The land is ours. It's not European and we have taken it, we have given it to the rightful people... Those of white extraction who happen to be in the country and are farming are welcome to do so, but they must do so on the basis of equality.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


People enjoy the interaction on the Internet, and the feeling of belonging to a group that does something interesting: that's how some software projects are born.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


One of Netscape's main attractions to customers from Day One is that we provide alternatives. And that's cherished by many customers - certainly not all.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


When al-Qaeda was on the run from Afghanistan crossing through Iran, some were arrested and they are imprisoned. Some of them are charged with some actions in Iran.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


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 ~


I think it's an extremely important factor to have your team together. It goes back to having distractions. When you all stay together for a period of time you're not training people or feeling out different personalities.
~By Larry Dixon ~


You have to understand the tone of the movie, because if it's supposed to be funny, it can be funny violent like the Home Alone stuff, but you have to really understand the tone of what you're doing and make the action work for that and for the character.
~By David R. Ellis ~


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


A large fraction of the most interesting scientists have read a lot of SF at one time or another, either early enough that it may have played a part in their becoming scientists or at some later date just because they liked the ideas.
~By Frederik Pohl ~


I've always had this deep and chronic sense of dissatisfaction.
~By Lusia Strus ~


The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


There are words which are worth as much as the best actions, for they contain the germ of them all.
~By Anne Sophie Swetchine ~


I don't think Will does get upstaged because his reaction is always funnier than what is actually happening. That is also the reason Tommy is funnier than Will.
~By Barry Sonnenfeld ~


Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.
~By Douglas Horton ~


Sooner or later something had to give. But President Bush, faced with the unprecedented affront of 9-11, could not wait to take action. So he had to do what we were capable of doing, and he did it brilliantly.
~By Alexander Haig ~


Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
~By Billie Jean King ~


To choose art means to turn one's back on the world, or at least on certain of its distractions.
~By Melvin Maddocks ~


Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~

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