Action Quotes

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William James
“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ”
William James

Kurt Vonnegut
“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage

Steve Maraboli
“Don't confuse poor decision-making with destiny. Own your mistakes. It’s ok; we all make them. Learn from them so they can empower you!”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Steve Maraboli
“One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, "I love you", "I'm sorry", "I appreciate you", "I'm proud of you"...whatever you're feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it...cause a smile today for someone else...and give plenty of hugs.”
Steve Maraboli

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

Kahlil Gibran
“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”
Kahlil Gibran, The Essential Kahlil Gibran

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

Steve Maraboli
“Let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghost of yesterday. Holding a grudge & harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. Get even with people...but not those who have hurt us, forget them, instead get even with those who have helped us.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Steve Maraboli
“It doesn't matter what you did or where you were...it matters where you are and what you're doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and NEVER let anyone shut you up!!”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

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.”
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

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

Barack Obama
“Yes We Can!”
Barack Obama

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

“Stop doing what is easy. Start doing what is right.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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

“Stop doing what is easy or popular. Start doing what is right.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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

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

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

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

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

Steve Maraboli
“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

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

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
“Today is a new day. Don't let your history interfere with your destiny! Let today be the day you stop being a victim of your circumstances and start taking action towards the life you want. You have the power and the time to shape your life. Break free from the poisonous victim mentality and embrace the truth of your greatness. You were not meant for a mundane or mediocre life!”
Steve Maraboli

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