Actions Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Actions

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


We were so fundamental that almost everything had been stripped away from the place of worship. Think of the role words can play, when all other enticements and sensual attractions are gone.
~By James D. Houston ~


Let us be tried by our actions.
~By John N. Mitchell ~


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 ~


All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
~By Aristotle ~


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


Clearly, we need to have the very best advice and counsel on what actions can be taken to help lower the cost of gasoline.
~By Jeff Bingaman ~


I'd like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


My first two records were more energetic; Phantom Moon is subtle, quiet; so these various reactions are just something I expected.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


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 ~


Western history has been a history of deed done, actions performed and results achieved.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


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 ~


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 ~


Hapiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.
~By Saul Bellow ~


If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


Indeed, I was so afraid to dishonour my friends and family by my indiscreet actions, that I rather chose to be accounted a fool, than to be thought rude or wanton.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions, leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq.
~By Kenneth Clarke ~


I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.
~By Florence Nightingale ~


The gods behold all righteous actions.
~By Ovid ~


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 ~


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 ~


No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called Games.
~By W. H. Auden ~


In the Federal Government, electronic records are as indispensable as their paper counterparts for documenting citizens' rights, the actions for which officials are accountable, and the nation's history.
~By Allen Weinstein ~


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 ~


Good will, like a good name, is got by many actions, and lost by one.
~By Lord Jeffrey ~


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


We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
~By Abigail Adams ~


Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership.
~By Bill Owens ~


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 ~


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 ~


The entrance into Jerusalem has all the elements of the theatre of the absurd: the poor king; truth comes riding on a donkey; symbolic actions - even parading without a permit!
~By David Kirk ~


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


I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.
~By Belva Lockwood ~


The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist.
~By Carl Levin ~


Most of the media... is positioning the merger with Compaq and the recent actions by Walter Hewlett and David Packard as a fight between the past and the future.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.
~By Denis Waitley ~


Men of action, above all those whose actions are guided by love, live forever.
~By Jose Marti ~


I punish myself more than anybody else does if I am stupid about my actions, and I suffer, really suffer.
~By Eartha Kitt ~


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


I think that if people are instructed about anything, it should be about the nature of cruelty. And about why people behave so cruelly to each other. And what kind of satisfactions they derive from it. And why there is always a cost, and a price to be paid.
~By Richard Russo ~


A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
~By George Washington ~


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


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


The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.
~By John Locke ~


Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it.
~By Duke Ellington ~


Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
~By Dalai Lama ~


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 ~


We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.
~By Edna St. Vincent Millay ~


I enjoy all aspects of it, I don't have a preference for any medium. I think each of them has its attractions and I would hope they each inform the other in some way.
~By Cillian Murphy ~


Proteins are the machinery of living tissue that builds the structures and carries out the chemical reactions necessary for life.
~By Michael Behe ~


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 ~


But at the same time, the commonplace statement about them is true: every character is the hero of his own story. Each has a justification for his actions that is convincing to him. It's fun to give these people voices.
~By Thomas Perry ~


We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn't hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


At the same time as we clearly condemn actions of violence by groups in Palestinian against Israel.
~By Jane Harman ~


In addition to a timeline, I have proposed that U.S. troops be removed from front line combat positions in Iraqi cities and towns, turning over daily security patrols, interactions with citizens, and any offensive security actions to the Iraqis themselves.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


I think the actions of the president are, in my opinion, the most vile and hateful words ever spoken by a sitting president. I am stunned and I'm horrified.
~By Rosie O'Donnell ~


Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion polls but for the consequences of their actions.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


But individuals and firms spend an enormous amount of resources acquiring information, which affects their beliefs; and actions of others too affect their beliefs.
~By Joseph E. Stiglitz ~


Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


We tend to put poems into factions. And it restricts our reading.
~By Thom Gunn ~


Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
~By Ralph W. Sockman ~


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


Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won't do anything that has to do with child abuse or women's abuse.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


There's a new medical crisis. Doctors are reporting that many men are having allergic reactions to latex condoms. They say they cause severe swelling. So what's the problem?
~By Phyllis Diller ~


Far more has been accomplished for the welfare and progress of mankind by preventing bad actions than by doing good ones.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


It was a question of helping a man prepare in the way that suits him best. The theory is if you give a man responsibility for his own actions, then it is up to him to accept that responsibility.
~By David Gower ~


I had never been near insane persons before in my life, and had not the faintest idea of what their actions were like.
~By Nellie Bly ~


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 ~


Therefore, I think that in the celebration of the 50 years of the present reign, there must be research on the changes that the country has undergone, and in the future, it could be used as a lesson for our future actions.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


Now, there are a very large number of bodily movements, having their source in our nervous system, that do not possess the character of conscious actions.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government, the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp. The funny thing is that human rights activists and Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


Children have very sharp powers of observation - probably sharper than adults - yet at the same time their emotional reactions are murky and much more primitive.
~By Donna Tartt ~


The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


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


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


In order to change unwanted habits and actions, it is important to take the time to get to know yourself.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace.
~By Margaret Chan ~


Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


Through the continued accumulation of detailed and reliable knowledge about elementary reactions, we will be in a better position to understand, predict and control many time-dependent macroscopic chemical processes which are important in nature or to human society.
~By Yuan T. Lee ~


You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.
~By Jean Paul ~


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


There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions.
~By Edward Hopper ~


The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions.
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


Modem science, then, maintains on the one hand that nature, both organic and inorganic, strives towards a state of order and that man's actions are governed by the same tendency.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


If you don't want to be there, it shows in the energy that you put out and in your actions.
~By Graham Nash ~


Senior development specialists in the Treasury can be counted on one hand. America's government is not even aware of the gap between its commitments and action, because almost nobody in authority understands the actions that would be needed to meet the commitments.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


Olympians are the product of the Movement, and to get them to the stadiums, pools and playing fields, it takes the actions of legions of people who might not be Olympians.
~By Bill Toomey ~


I pattern my actions and life after what I want. No two people are alike. You might admire attributes in others, but use these only as a guide in improving yourself in your own unique way. I don't go for carbon copies. Individualism is sacred!
~By Richard Chamberlain ~


We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious crime to go free simply because that person believed his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm.
~By Sol Wachtler ~


But my estimates, for instance, based upon book information, were simply ridiculous, fanciful images of African attractions were soon dissipated, anticipated pleasures vanished, and all crude ideas began to resolve themselves into shape.
~By Henry Morton Stanley ~


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


Besides, I always thought that one of the great attractions of practising law was what I like to call the collegiality of the profession and I think that duty of collegiality applies even when we are retired.
~By Len G. Murray ~


Many great actions are committed in small struggles.
~By Victor Hugo ~


We inherit nothing truly, but what our actions make us worthy of.
~By George Chapman ~


Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy.
~By Corazon Aquino ~

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