Action Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Action

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The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
~By Confucius ~


I love doing action.
~By Ashley Scott ~


From now on, I approach the cinema as a business woman. I intend to be in more action movies because, apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre.
~By Milla Jovovich ~


Giving up represents a choice you make when you decide not to take action on something over which you actually do have control.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


I wanted to improve the suburban office building; to create a great urban space in a suburban environment with all that implies about interaction, collaboration and creativity.
~By Helmut Jahn ~


Live action writers will give you a structure, but who the hell is talking about structure? Animation is closer to jazz than some kind of classical stage structure.
~By Ralph Bakshi ~


Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
~By Linus Pauling ~


But in action, one defies one's character.
~By Daniel Bell ~


There can be no argument about the Lone Star State's significant contributions to American history, and we must remember the actions and the sacrifices of those who made Texas independence a reality.
~By Michael McCaul ~


I love action films. I'd love to do an action drama. I'm always looking to give my character something action-oriented to do.
~By Taylor Lautner ~


It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


You do not become a critic until it has been completely established to your own satisfaction that you cannot be a poet.
~By Theophile Gautier ~


What is the natural reaction when told you have a hopeless mental illness? That diagnosis does you in; that, and the humiliation of being there. I mean, the indignity you're subjected to. My God.
~By Kate Millett ~


The president is being denounced for not taking the kind of pre-emptive action in Afghanistan that he has been so passionately denounced for taking in Iraq. Damned if he does and damned if he doesn't.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


I have made terrible mistakes that have hurt the people that I cared about the most, and I am terribly sorry. I am deeply ashamed of my terrible judgment and my actions.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


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


More negatives write than call. It's a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic.
~By John Hall ~


The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect. Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite distance beyond the confines of the world?
~By Evangelista Torricelli ~


Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour.
~By Gro Harlem Brundtland ~


When news of the crash came, probably a lot of people in small towns and farms across America felt a sense of grim satisfaction that the sinners had finally been punished for their wicked ways.
~By Ron Chernow ~


One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
~By Walter Scott ~


I just have more fun when I get to try new things - and the action film genre has kind of painted itself into a corner, copied itself so many times and it has basically run out of bad buys.
~By Bruce Willis ~


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


This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
~By Charles Dickens ~


The sheer force of the music calls for a wild audience reaction.
~By Emanuel Ax ~


It is not enough to tackle the mechanics of terror organizations. We must also tackle the situations that create terrorists. We desperately need to address the frustration, the loss and the despair that drive some to these actions.
~By King Hussein I ~


A man's most glorious actions will at last be found to be but glorious sins, if he hath made himself, and not the glory of God, the end of those actions.
~By Thomas Brooks ~


The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


The exercise of power is determined by thousands of interactions between the world of the powerful and that of the powerless, all the more so because these worlds are never divided by a sharp line: everyone has a small part of himself in both.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


I prefer that animation reach into places where live action doesn't go, and it seems like all of animation nowadays is trying to go where live action is.
~By Don Bluth ~


Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Ultimately, your state of mind determines your circumstances. To realize the outcomes you want, it is critical to recognize and experience the transition from our present thoughts, habits, and actions to new thoughts, habits, and actions.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


Action without a name, a "who" attached to it, is meaningless.
~By St. Jerome ~


Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
~By Agatha Christie ~


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


The dream of the Convention was born from the that children and their needs were not been considered when policies were being made, laws passed or actions undertaken.
~By Carol Bellamy ~


A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.
~By Alan Greenspan ~


We want a state wise in its contemplation - just in its actions - and moderate in the reach of government into our lives.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


The very best thing about doing it is seeing the reaction on kid's faces when you tell them you've done it.
~By David Thewlis ~


The entire race is usually judged by the actions of one man or woman.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


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 ~


If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying.
~By Indira Gandhi ~


Action is the foundational key to all success.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


But what is drama? Broadly speaking, it is whatever by imitative action rouses interest or gives pleasure.
~By George P. Baker ~


Inaction may be safe, but it builds nothing.
~By Dave Freudenthal ~


We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see all the motives upon which they were done.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


The idea that UN commitments should be followed by action is indeed a radical one, especially for the United States, where wilful neglect of its own commitments is the rule.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


As she sallied forth from her boudoir, you would never have guessed how quickly she could strip for action.
~By William Manchester ~


We need people out talking about the President, explaining, agreeing with and praising his actions.
~By Robert Teeter ~


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 ~


I'd like to be able to tap with my action this low without buzzing.
~By Stanley Jordan ~


The truth is - I found myself doing these huge action-adventure movies, and um, and which are cool man. And I really love doing them. And thankfully I haven't had too much dialogue, because if I had I would have really made a mess of it. You know what I mean?
~By Orlando Bloom ~


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


We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


The old interests of aristocracy - the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war - faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


With the Truman book, I wrote the entire account of his experiences in World War I before going over to Europe to follow his tracks in the war. When I got there, there was a certain satisfaction in finding I had it right - it does look like that.
~By David McCullough ~


Through his mastery of storytelling techniques, he has managed to separate his character, in the public mind, from his actions as president. He has, in short, mesmerized us with that steady gaze.
~By James Nathan Miller ~


Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


In our era, the road to holiness necessarily passes through the world of action.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


I'm thinking in terms of a point of departure, a field of action for performers to express an expressive need of mine which hopefully the context of music would convey.
~By John Eaton ~


When we started making electronic music I imagined that the reaction we got from the rock musicians must have been similar to the one the beat groups got from people like my dad.
~By Trevor Horn ~


Americans want action for their money. They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it's put to work.
~By Paula Nelson ~


But the way people commonly use the word nowadays it means something all of whose parts are mutually interdependent - not only for their mutual action, but for their meaning and for their existence.
~By David Bohm ~


The tragedy of 9/11 galvanised the American superpower into action, leaving us in Europe divided in its wake.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song.
~By Phil Ochs ~


Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.
~By Aaron Burr ~


As a head-hunter I get a lot of satisfaction from seeing my candidates do well and therefore my clients happy. I want to work with clients more as a partner than simply a head-hunter.
~By Bruce Bennett ~


Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


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


Good laws are the offspring of bad actions.
~By Charles Macklin ~


Those who tell you that the territorial question is an abstraction, that you can never colonize another territory without the African slavetrade, are both deaf and blind to the history of the last sixty years.
~By Robert Toombs ~


Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States.
~By James K. Polk ~


It's not the situation... It's your reaction to the situation.
~By Robert Conklin ~


The gastric laboratory uses its protein ferment under an acid reaction.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


The starship thing is really political action and reaction, the natural outgrowth of Volunteers.
~By Paul Kantner ~


Strong convictions precede great actions.
~By James Freeman Clarke ~


In this context, I believe it is an imperative for the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible, and this does not imply that he must or should appoint members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet, which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


There are many ways of showing your protest and discontent without the actions of Kremlin.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


To be loved is important as is having a sense of accomplishment but to love is equally important in life especially when it is combined with taking action to do something for someone else to make their life better.
~By Richard Kiel ~


A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
~By Elizabeth Gaskell ~


Poverty must have many satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.
~By Don Herold ~


A powerful attraction exists, therefore, to the promotion of a study and of duties of all others engrossing the time most completely, and which is less benefited than most others by any acquaintance with science.
~By Charles Babbage ~


When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take - choose the bolder.
~By Ezra Pound ~


It is clear from the reaction to our campaign so far that our message is resonating. I look forward to continuing to take this message to all Americans, and showing them that I can be as successful running the country as I was running the state of New Mexico.
~By Gary Johnson ~


In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward.
~By Charles Babbage ~


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


Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


We are distressed by the unilateral actions of those provinces that are clearly determined to redefine what our common faith was once.
~By Peter Akinola ~


Even within the band, if I cannot manage to persuade the members of what I see to be the next course of action, how do you expect the group to deal with the expectations of thousands of people. It is not possible.
~By Robert Fripp ~


Every person's every action has an effect.
~By Rosanne Cash ~


We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy. From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction. We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes. We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect.
~By Sissela Bok ~


Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


That's the thing with sci-fi and action roles. You have to play the danger as real. If you don't, you end up with egg on your face. You have to commit. You can't think about how stupid it might look without the special effects.
~By Victoria Pratt ~

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