Quotes About Action

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Malcolm X
“So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.”
Malcolm X, The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

People tend to be generous when sharing their nonsense, fear, and ignorance. And while they
“People tend to be generous when sharing their nonsense, fear, and ignorance. And while they seem quite eager to feed you their negativity, please remember that sometimes the diet we need to be on is a spiritual and emotional one. Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself with positivity and let that fuel propel you into positive action.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Theodore Roosevelt
“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing."

[The Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1995: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Governmental Affairs (1996)]”
Theodore Roosevelt

The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of
“The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Barack Obama
“Yes We Can!”
Barack Obama

Steve Maraboli
“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Steve Maraboli
“People who lack the clarity, courage, or determination to follow their own dreams will often find ways to discourage yours. When you change for the better, the people around you will be inspired to change also....but only after doing their best to make you stop. Live your truth and don't EVER stop.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Henry Ford
“You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.”
Henry Ford

Nicholas Sparks
“In the end, people should be judged by their actions, since in the end, it was actions that defined everyone.”
Nicholas Sparks

Aristotle
“All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.”
Aristotle, Selected Works

Steve Maraboli
“How would your life be different if…You stopped worrying about things you can’t control and started focusing on the things you can? Let today be the day…You free yourself from fruitless worry, seize the day and take effective action on things you can change.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Mahatma Gandhi
“Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Charlaine Harris
“My gran had always told me that a woman--any woman worth her salt--could do whatever she had to.”
Charlaine Harris, Dead to the World

Charlie Chaplin
“Imagination means nothing without doing.”
Charlie Chaplin

C.S. Lewis
“The more often he feels without acting, the less he will be able ever to act, and, in the long run, the less he will be able to feel.”
C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

Steve Maraboli
“When forever becomes a place...when forever ceases to be just a word… when it ceases to be just a measurement of time…but instead becomes a place where soul mates can dance to the song in their hearts... that is a reflection of true love.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Steve Maraboli
“Just an observation: it is impossible to be both grateful and depressed. Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Steve Maraboli
“There is great change to be experienced once you learn the power of letting go. Stop allowing anyone or anything to control, limit, repress, or discourage you from being your true self! Today is YOURS to shape - own it - break free from people and things that poison or dilute your spirit.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Steve Maraboli
“Your fear is 100% dependent on you for its survival.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Benjamin Franklin
“Never confuse Motion with Action.”
Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Audre Lorde
“Guilt is not a response to anger; it is a response to one’s own actions or lack of action. If it leads to change then it can be useful, since it is then no longer guilt but the beginning of knowledge. Yet all too often, guilt is just another name for impotence, for defensiveness destructive of communication; it becomes a device to protect ignorance and the continuation of things the way they are, the ultimate protection for changelessness.”
Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Janet Evanovich
“Either get out of bed or else take your clothes off," he said. "I'm not in the mood to compromise.”
Janet Evanovich

John Stuart Mill
“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.”
John Stuart Mill, On Liberty

Steve Maraboli
“If you believe you can, you might. If you know you can, you will.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Oscar Wilde
“Actions are the first tragedy in life, words are the second. Words are perhaps the worst. Words are merciless. . .”
Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan / A Woman of No Importance / An Ideal Husband / The Importance of Being Earnest / Salomé

Paulo Coelho
“There are two kinds of idiots - those who don't take action because they have received a threat, and those who think they are taking action because they have issued a threat.”
Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym

Suzanne Collins
“Agreed," I say. "It's going to be a long hour."
"Maybe not that long," says Peeta." what was that you were saying just before the food arrived? Something about me ... no competition ... best thing that ever happened to you ... "
" I don't remember that last part," I say, hoping it's too dim in here for the cameras to pick up my blush.
" Oh, that's right. That's what I was thinking," he says " Scoot over, I'm freezing.”
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Sigmund Freud
“The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.”
Sigmund Freud, Sexuality and the Psychology of Love

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