60 Action Quotes

May these action quote inspire and encourage you. When faced with a challenge taking positive action rather than taking no action is always better.

"Go for it now. The future is promised to no one." Wayne Dyer
Inspirational   |

"To him who is determined it remains only to act."
Italian Proverb
Short Quotes   |

"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
Harold S. Geneen
Motivational  |

"When you are feeling stressed, taking action will result in less stress"
Catherine Pulsifer
Stress  |

"Never confuse motion with action."
Benjamin Franklin
Attitude   |

"A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do. Nothing else."
Mahatma Gandhi
Thought Provoking   |

Dreaming can is the first step to achieving your desires, taking action is the second step to success.
Catherine Pulsifer
Success   |

"Fate knows where you are going, but it is up to you to drive there."
Michelle Keesling
Decision   |

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

Plans don't change lives, actions do.
Matt Morris, How To Live In The Present Moment
Quotes to Live By   |

"Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer."
Marcia Wieder
Dream   |

"Character isn't inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action."
Helen Gahagan Douglas
Poems about Life   |

"I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions."
Dorothy Day
Believe   |

"Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have."
Margaret Mead
Change   |

"We cannot think first and act afterward. From the moment of birth we are immersed in action, and can only fitfully guide it by taking thought."
Alfred North Whitehead
Graduation   |

"There are costs and risks to a program of action, but they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction."
John F. Kennedy
Risk   |

Patience is the ability to know when to act.
Catherine Pulsifer
Patience   |

Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.
W.J. Cameron
Thanksgiving  |

"Just Do It!"
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Opportunity   |

"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings."
William Blake
Poetry   |

"A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need."
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Helping Others   |

"The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it canít be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it."
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Graduation Poems   |

"As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."
Andrew Carnegie
Birthday   |

"When things become stressful, think of happy thoughts and smile - that single physical action will give a signal to your body that could trigger positive emotions.
Christopher Michaels, Think Positive
Smile   |

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
Arnold Glascow
Creativity   |

"Do or do not. There is no try."
Defeat   |

"If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around wondering about yourself."
Katherine Hepburn
Solutions   |

I've learned that children's eyes observe more than there ears ever hear and the example we set for them determines their actions.
Author Unknown
Example  |

"The great end of life is not knowledge but action."
Thomas H. Huxley
Knowledge   |

"The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention."
Larry Eisenberg
Example   |

"A good name, like good will, is got by many actions and lost by one."
Francis Jeffery
Mistake   |

"I think there is something, more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision."
W. Clement Stone
Inspirational Poems   |

"Reinforce your coping mechanisms by: viewing change as an opportunity, not as a threat, finding a positive benefit in your challenges, discussing the situation with a friend, taking action and not procrastinating, taking time to laugh, and above all, keeping things in perspective!"
Catherine Pulsifer, Life is The Way It Is!
Procrastination   |

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
Theodore Roosevelt
Adaptability   |

"Often just by taking action, by doing something about the situation can relieve the stress and help correct the situation."
Catherine Pulsifer
Positive   |

"You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind."
Irish Proverb
Proverbs   |

"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action."
Benjamin Disraeli
Happiness   |

"When you find yourself worrying, ask yourself, 'Can I do anything about it?' If you can, then take the required action to eliminate the worry. If you can't do anything about it, or if it is beyone your control, then don't waste your time worrying! "
Catherine Pulsifer, Many Troubles in My Time
Worry   |

"For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour."
Mary Kay Ash
Challenges   |

"You can't do everything at once, but you can do something at once."
Calvin Coolidge
Overwhelmed   |

"You must do the thing you think you cannot do."
Eleanor Roosevelt
Optimism   |

"Sometimes words just can not express our feelings. Sometimes our actions are much more meaningful than words."
Catherine Pulsifer, A Wake Up Call
Thoughtful   |

"Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world."
Difficulties   |

"Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility."
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Choices   |

"The cure for grief is motion."
Elbert Hubbard
Hope   |

"Thought is action in rehearsal."
Sigmund Freud
Imagination   |

"Where am I today in relation to my three goals, and what actions do I need to take to get me from where I am today to where I want to be?"
Catherine Pulsifer, Setting our Goals for a Simpler Lifestyle
Goals   |

"The most important step in goal setting is TAKING ACTION. You can decide on your goal and you can write it down, but unless you take action, the goal is useless."
Catherine Pulsifer, My Story
One Question   |

"Don't wait for someone to take you under their wing. Find a good wing and climb up underneath it."
Frank C. Bucaro
Life   |

"The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something."
Carl Sandburg
Time   |

"It is the nature of thought to find its way into action."
Christian Nevell Bovee
Motivational Poems   |

"The best way you can predict your future is to create it."
Stephen Covey
Memories  |

"It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Dont Quit   |

"Most people stop short of taking action; they spend more time thinking about what they need to do and analysing it all. This wastes so much time and energy. Time and energy that could be put to better use by taking action."
Wendy Hearn
Encouraging Poems   |

"Accept responsibility for your own actions."
Jerry Jenkins, Twelve Things I Want my Kids to Remember
Children   |

"Good ideas are great, but they will only work if they are put into action, and we tend only to bother to activate the things that really motivate us."
Lynda Field, Weekend Life Coach
Innovation   |

"Freedom can start today, right now. You can change your life in one second. Freedom is a state of mind."
Tom Hodgkinson, How To Be Free
Independence   |

"If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging."
Will Rogers
Humor   |

"'Stop doing' lists are more important that 'to do' lists."
Jim Collins, Good to Great
Truth   |

"The secret to making things happen is not about having a positive attitude. It's about taking positive action."
Paul Boynton
Positive Thoughts   |

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