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

"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

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

"Never confuse motion with action." Benjamin Franklin

"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

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

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

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

"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

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

"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

"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

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

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

"Just Do It!" Nike Running Shoes Advertisment

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

"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 can’t 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

"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

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

"Do or do not. There is no try." Yoda

"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

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

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

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

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

"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!

"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

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

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

"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

"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

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

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

"Sometimes words just can not express our feelings. Sometimes our actions are much more meaningful than words." Catherine Pulsifer

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

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

"The cure for grief is motion." Elbert Hubbard

"Thought is action in rehearsal." Sigmund Freud

"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,

"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
Poems About Winning

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

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

"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

"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
Don't Quit Poem

"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
Poem About Life Lessons

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

"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

"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

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

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

"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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