Favorite Quotations ~  Action, 2 Sign Language

"Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action. We cannot learn from books." ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Key West, Florida sunrise, December 2006

We can act instead of being acted upon. ~ Stephen R. Covey

The quality of life is determined by its activities. ~ Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics

Preach the gospel at all times. If necessary, use words. ~ St. Francis of Assisi

I am glad I did it, partly because it was well worth it, and chiefly because I shall never have to do it again. ~ Mark Twain

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. ~Johann von Goethe

I am a verb. ~ Ulysses S. Grant

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can. ~ Jimmy Carter

If we do more with less, our response will be adequate to take care of everybody. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

We have to understand that the world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is more important than the eye...The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. ~ Jacob Bronowski

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts. ~ Booker T. Washington

Make a dent in the universe. ~ Steve Jobs, IBD, 6/16/04

Move and the way will open. ~ Zen Proverb

For purposes of action, nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will. ~ Henri-Frédéric Amiel

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