Action Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Action

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Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
~By Henry Ellis ~


I'd say that my profession ends where architectural thinking ends - architectural thinking in terms of thinking about programs and organizational structure. These abstractions play a role in many other disciplines, and those disciplines are now defining their 'architectures' as well.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


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


But our energy woes are in many ways the result of classic market failures that can only be addressed through collective action, and government is the vehicle for collective action in a democracy.
~By Sherwood Boehlert ~


Upon the whole it was a Glorious day-Our men are in the Spirits-and I am confident we shall give them a total defeat the next Action; which is at no great distance.
~By Anthony Wayne ~


The most decisive actions of life are most often unconsidered actions.
~By Andre Gide ~


There is one final point I would like to make this week. As I said on the floor of the House during deliberation of this latest supplemental, hope is something Americans should never lose. Let each of us, both by our words and actions, continue to provide that hope.
~By Jo Bonner ~


Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt.
~By Norman Cousins ~


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


This sordid affair has become an unacceptable distraction for Representative Weiner, his family, his constituents and the House - and for the good of all, he should step aside and address those things that should be most important - his and his family's well-being.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


Right action tends to be defined in terms of general individual rights and standards that have been critically examined and agreed upon by the whole society.
~By Lawrence Kohlberg ~


He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
~By Ali ibn Abi Talib ~


I can't get no satisfaction.
~By Mick Jagger ~


I am extremely disappointed by the actions of the 9/11 commission.
~By Curt Weldon ~


I'm going to make a film where not one word is really important. I'm going to make it all action.
~By Elia Kazan ~


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 ~


To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
~By Henri Cartier-Bresson ~


To think straight, it is advisable to expect all qualities and attributes, adjectives, and so on to refer to at least two sets of interactions in time.
~By Gregory Bateson ~


Whatever life may really be, it is to us an abstraction: for the word is a generalised term to signify that which is common to all animals and plants, and which is not directly operative in the inorganic world.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


The Palestinian situation is different. We can have military cooperation with other factions in the Palestinian territories. But we cannot have this with Hizbullah in Lebanon.
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


What is new in all of this is that the old poles of attraction represented by nation-states, parties, professions, institutions, and historical traditions are losing their attraction.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


Just as we descend into our consciences to judge of actions which our minds can not weigh, can we not also search in ourselves for the feeling which gives birth to forms of thought, always vague and cloudy?
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


I am dominated by one thing, an irresistible, burning attraction towards the abstract.
~By Gustave Moreau ~


The best thing about giving of ourselves is that what we get is always better than what we give. The reaction is greater than the action.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part of that blame and that commendation is due which is given to the actions themselves.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


I made my choice to be in Ferrari. It is not easy because it is important for a man to have satisfaction. And for me to get the satisfaction I want means getting results.
~By Jean Alesi ~


It wasn't conscious, but I guess that one book is the reaction to the other. The first is so imprisoned in a male point-of-view, and the second is a point-of-view that can go anywhere it wants.
~By Jeffrey Eugenides ~


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


The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


It's a bit odd that nobody seems to be using the correct technical term to describe organized Islamic terrorists. They are not a faction of a religion or a social movement. They are a cult. A suicide cult.
~By Craig Bruce ~


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


With years of experience doing whatever it takes to get to the bottom of each story, I am looking forward to covering the stories in the human dimension and impart the passion and visceral reactions the audience seeks.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


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


He learned through the way that my father and I felt about his songs, his country songs, that they were great songs. And then he went out and sang them for the audiences that we found, and he found a tremendous reaction to that.
~By Alan Lomax ~


Then suddenly something just kicked me. I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different atmosphere than you normally are. My immediate reaction was to back off, slow down.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~


Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best.
~By Maude Adams ~


The first stage had been all over before the doctors even knew they were dealing with a new sickness; it was the direct reaction to the bombardment of the body, at the moment when the bomb went off, by neutrons, beta particles, and gamma rays.
~By John Hersey ~


That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


That's what it is that you rehearse - the making of music, not the playing of notes as abstractions.
~By Sarah Caldwell ~


I think we'll build a consensus for action on Social Security reform which will reduce that long-term unfunded obligation and put the system on a sustainable basis.
~By John W. Snow ~


Human life is full of the play of samskaras - tendencies developed by repeated actions.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


You say he's childish, but he's very professional about business transactions.
~By Martin Bashir ~


You're really creative when you're in an environment that you don't know how to handle. So collaborating was like that for me. I think that was one of the reasons why I knew I was gonna get a challenging reaction.
~By Liz Phair ~


I will make action movies, I think, for a few more years, another five years.
~By Jackie Chan ~


I have enjoyed the personal use of money; but I have gotten the greatest satisfaction from using it to advance my beliefs in human relations, human values.
~By Winthrop Rockefeller ~


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 ~


With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment to the family has led some liberals to concede that family is not just a buzzword for reaction.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Perhaps, more importantly, I think that most human beings realise only a fraction of the true potential of their minds, so the spiritual or mystical, the things which remain mysterious or unexplained have always drawn me to include them in any scheme for a novel.
~By Rose Tremain ~


We were using a hand-held camera to film the scene when Morse collapses. The camera wouldn't start. Three times they said action and it still wouldn't work. To this day, they still don't know what was wrong.
~By John Thaw ~


I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those whose actions best correspond with their doctrine; which, I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those nations who pretend most to civilization.
~By J. G. Stedman ~


So I am totally aware that when I defend the autonomy of art I'm going counter to my own development. It's more an instinctive reaction, meant to protect the private aspect of the work, the part I am most interested in and which nowadays is at risk in our culture.
~By Thom Mayne ~


Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The Microsoft actions announced today are exactly the kinds of industry initiatives we need. Microsoft is using its resources to bring real privacy protection to Internet users by creating incentives for more websites to provide strong privacy protection.
~By William M. Daley ~


Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
~By Frank Murphy ~


A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions.
~By Augustus Hare ~


I am only an actress when they say, 'action' and I stop being an actress when they say, 'cut'. I am a normal person outside of acting.
~By Paz Vega ~


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 greatest ability in business is to get along with others and influence their actions. A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.
~By John Hannah ~


The actuality of all of material Nature is therefore kept out of action and that of all corporeality along with it, including the actuality of my body, the body of the cognizing subject.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


The American public is not aware that there might be potential allergenic and toxic reactions. With regular food, at least people know which foods they have an allergy to.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


I had now arrived at my seventeenth year, and had attained my full height, a fraction over six feet. I was well endowed with youthful energy, and was of an extremely sanguine temperament.
~By Henry Bessemer ~


By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
~By John Dewey ~


Testifying has helped me understand that one individual's behavior and actions make a difference. That my actions are important to people other than myself.
~By Anita Hill ~


But I think the only thing that annoys me about that is if I suddenly find someone on commercial radio or something like that, mimicking my voice or actions and trying to promote a product and pretending it's me doing it.
~By Richie Benaud ~


Further study of central nervous action, however, finds central inhibition too extensive and ubiquitous to make it likely that it is confined solely to the taxis of antagonistic muscles.
~By Charles Scott Sherrington ~


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


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 ~


The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
~By Tim Holden ~


The reactionary is always willing to take a progressive attitude on any issue that is dead.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


As individuals, we will be judged in our lives by the totality of our actions. Not one thing will stand out. And I think that's how we get judged by our colleagues and that's how we get judged by the good lord.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


I tried to look presentable for a show, but not for sexual attraction. It was strictly for show business.
~By Little Richard ~


Successful cult memes induce intense social interaction behaviour between cult members. This trips the attention detectors.
~By Keith Henson ~


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


Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


There's a lot of Americans, black and white, who think that we've arrived where we need to be and nothing else needs to be done and affirmative action needs to be dismantled.
~By Spike Lee ~


Reformation ends not in contemplation, but in action.
~By George Gillespie ~


Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth. It is sad that so many parents don't realize what messages they are sending.
~By Virginia Satir ~


The Obama administration and the Democratic Congress have taken the biggest lurch to the left in policy in American history. There've been no - no Congress, no administration that has run this far to the left in such a small period of time. And there is a reaction to that.
~By Haley Barbour ~


Leaders do not sway with the polls. Instead, they sway the polls through their own words and actions.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


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 ~


Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.
~By Hans Selye ~


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 ~


God's designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


The marketing department is really an important part of getting an animated film to work. If the people running it are used to selling live action films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things... Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it.
~By Don Bluth ~


We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours.
~By James Baldwin ~


Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
~By Mick Jagger ~


What I'd say about that is that we must respect homosexuals in the church. I've got many homosexual friends, the issue is not in any way a homophobic reaction on my part.
~By George Carey ~


What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


It was Orwellian. I completely disappeared, and disappeared the same day. It was by early that evening when the Times story ran. That was an overreaction. All human beings under pressure behave poorly.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


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

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