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Quotations on Action - Quotations and Proverbs on Action

1. The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts. - Locke

2. Think in the morning, act in the noon, eat in the evening and sleep in the night. – William Stake

3. The actions of men are like the index to a book; they point out what is most remarkable in them. – Thomas Fuller

4. Actions are ours; their consequences belong to heaven. – Sir P. Francis

5. Let not the fruits of action be the motive of your actions, otherwise you might be disappointed and leave the path of right action. – Rig Veda

6. Unrighteous deeds gradually undermine the very foundations of happiness. – Swami Dayanand

7. He who knows both action and knowledge with action overcomes death and with knowledge reaches immortality. – Isa Upanishad

8. Be concerned with actions only, never with its results. – Yajur Veda

9. Strong reasons make strong actions. – Shakespeare

10. The great end of life is not knowledge but action. – Thomas Henry Huxley

11. Get good counsel before you begin; and when you have decided, act promptly. – Sallust

12. Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. – James Russell Lowell

13. Nobody can become perfect by merely ceasing to act. – Bhagavad Gita

14. Successful action tends to become an end in itself. – Eric Hoffer

15. To do nothing is in every man’s power. - Samuel Johnson

16. He that is overcautious will accomplish little. – Schiller

17. What’s done can’t be undone. – Shakespeare

18. I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment; it takes place every day. – Albert Camus

19. Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone. – Charles De Gaulle

20. All Actions are judged by the motives prompting them. –Prophet Muhammad

21. Our good and evil deeds follow us continually like shadows. – Lord Buddha

22. Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. –Disraeli

23. Action speaks louder than words. – English Proverb

24. Right action cannot come out of nothing; it must be preceded by thought. – Jawaharlal Nehru

25. Every noble activity makes room for itself. - Emerson

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