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'Tis God gives skill, but not without men's hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius's violins without Antonio.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Action
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.
~ Dante | ( Italian philosopher, and poet. ) | 1265-1321 | Action
quotes Division : Italian philosophers   
     
A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, nothing else.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Action
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action.. You must act as you breathe.
~ Georges Clemenceau | ( French statesman and journalist. ) | 1841-1929 | Action
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Action
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A well begun is half ended.
~ Plato | (Greek philosopher. ) | 427 - 347 BC | Action
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
~ William James | ( American philosopher and psychologist. ) | 1842-1910 | Action
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
~ Johann Kaspar Lavater | ( Swiss theologian and poet. ) | 1741-1801 | Action
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Act, if you like, but you do it at your peril. Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Action
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
~ Henri Frédéric Amiel | ( Swiss writer. ) | 1821-1881 | Action
quotes Division : Swiss writers   
     
Action hangs, as it were, ''dissolved'' in speech, in thoughts whereof speech is the shadow; and precipitates itself therefrom. The kind of speech in a man betokens the kind of action you will get from him.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Action
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
~ Norman Vincent Peale | ( Protestant preacher and author. ) | 1898-1993 | Action
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Action
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
~ Henri Frédéric Amiel | ( Swiss writer. ) | 1821-1881 | Action
quotes Division : Swiss writers   
     
Action is eloquence.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Action
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Action
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Action
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Action
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.
~ William James | ( American philosopher and psychologist. ) | 1842-1910 | Action
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Action without a name, a ''who'' attached to it, is meaningless.
~ Hannah Arendt | ( German-born American political philosopher. ) | 1906-1975 | Action
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.
~ Jean-Paul Sartre | ( French writer and philosopher. ) | 1905-1980 | Action
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     

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