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Saturday, November 02, 2013

Action Quotes

Quotes about Action
  • So what do we do? Anything - something. So long as we don't just sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late. Lee Iacocca Former Chairman of Chrysler Corporation
  • Today is your day, your mountain is waiting, so get on your way. Dr Seuss
  • Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. W.B. Yeats
  • The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. Chinese proverb 
  • Sometimes you have to take the leap, and build your wings on the way down. Kobi Yamada
  • Act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done by hesitation. Thomas Henry Huxley
  • Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. Peter Drucker
  • Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, & try another. But by all means, try something. Franklin D Roosevelt
  • ...focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. Greg Anderson
  • A great deal of talent is lost in the world for want of a little courage…The fact is that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can. Sydney Smith
  • A man can do only what he can do. But if he does that each day, he can sleep at night and do it again the next day. Albert Schweitzer
  • A ship in a safe harbor is safe, but that is not what a ship is built for. William Shedd
  • Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. Benjamin Disraeli
  • Action on the move creates its own route, creates to a very great extent the conditions under which it is to be fulfilled and thus baffles all calculation. Henri Bergson
  • All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience. Henry Miller
  • And there 's a lust in man no charm can tame, Of loudly publishing our neighbor's shame; On eagles' wings immortal scandals fly, While virtuous actions are but born and die. Stephen Harvey
  • Chance favors those in motion. James H. Austin
  • Christian action should be defined as an action of God mediated through a person. ARCHBISHOP ANTHONY BLOOM (1914– )
  • Develop your willpower so that you can make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not. Brian Tracy (Your Achievement Ezine - Issue No. 153)
  • Don't wait for mentors to seek you out. Don't ever wait for your phone calls to be returned, your letters to be answered, your faxes to be responded to. Keep going out and asking questions. Denis Waitley
  • Each of us must do massive right thinking, take massive right action and get massive right results, right here, right now. Mark Victor Hansen
  • Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers
  • For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been'. John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Get Real is about you and the things you do and the things you think about. Jeffrey Gitomer
  • I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street. Ben Nicholas
  • Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action. Brendan Francis
  • It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are. If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem. Coretta Scott King
  • It is not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, "What are we busy about"? Henry David Thoreau
  • It's a strange thing, you have said it thousands of times I am sure...you will never know what you can do until you try. However the sad truth is, that most people never try anything until they know they can do it. Bob Proctor
  • It's the little things you do that can make a big difference. What are you attempting to accomplish? What little thing can you do today that will make you more effective? You are probably only one step away from greatness. Bob Proctor
  • Knowledge might be power, but only when you take action. Richard Keeves
  • Luck is the by-product of busting your fanny. Don Sutton
  • Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference. Mark Victor Hansen
  • One that would have the fruit must climb the tree Thomas Fuller
  • People who want to retire so they can sit under a coconut tree watching the grass grow baffle me. We were created for meaningful work, and one of life's greatest pleasures is the satisfaction of a job well done. John Maxwell
  • Stop rationalizing, stop stewing. Get up out of your chair and start doing. Denis Waitley
  • Stop stewing and start doing! Denis Waitley
  • Success is dependent upon the glands--sweat glands. Zig Ziglar
  • Take action every day - some small dose at a time. Jeffrey Gitomer
  • The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can. Richard Cushing
  • The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch. Jim Rohn
  • The finest eloquence is that which gets things done. David Lloyd George
  • The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. Amelia Earhart
  • The most drastic and usually the most effective remedy for fear is direct action. William Burnham
  • The only person who never makes mistakes is the person who never does anything. Denis Waitley
  • The path to success is to take massive, determined action. Anthony Robbins
  • The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure thing boat never gets far from shore. Dale Carnegie
  • The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it. Norman Schwarzkopf
  • There never was a winner, who wasn't a beginner. Denis Waitley
  • There should be balance in all our actions; to be either extreme or lukewarm is equally bad. Hazrat Inayat Khan
  • To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say. Rene Descartes
  • What we think or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do. John Ruskin
  • When the heart is right, the feet are swift. THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743–1826)
  • Without constant activity, the threats of life will soon overwhelm the values. Jim Rohn
  • You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you'll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless. Caroline Myss
  • You miss 100% of the shots you never take. Wayne Gretsky
  • You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt
  • You must learn to translate wisdom and strong feelings into labor. Jim Rohn
  • A lot of church members who are singing "Standing on the Promises" are just sitting on the premises.
  • Do what you love, love what you do, and deliver more than you promise. Harvey Mackay
  • Don't wait for your "ship to come in" and feel angry and cheated when it doesn't. Get going with something small. Irene Kassorla
  • Once someone loses belief in his ability to achieve something, he loses the drive to attempt it.
  • Where belief is painful, we are slow to believe. Ovid
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