Favorite Quotations ~  Action, 3 Today's Deals

"Never confuse movement with action." ~ Ernest Hemingway, Papa Hemingway: A Memoir, 1966

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A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words. ~ Russian Proverb

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

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river. ~ H. Ross Perot

Well done is better than well said. ~ Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac, 1737

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions. ~ Isaac Bashevis Singer, NY Times Magazine, 1978

If you want to do something, try it! The worst anyone you ask for help can do is say no. ~ Ann Beatts

The people's instincts are still right. You see them come to the rescue of someone--a child who falls down a well--hundreds of people rush to help, and labor and equipment are volunteered without any thought of who's going to pay for it. This is a basic feeling in Americans. They don't stand back in such a circumstance and ask what the government's going to do about it. ~ Ronald Reagan

Get action. Do things; be sane, don't fritter away your time; create, act, take a place wherever you are and be somebody; Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster. ~ Theodore Roosevelt, Mornings on Horseback, 1981

If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning--sleep late. ~ Henny Youngman

A life which does not go into action is a failure. ~ Arnold J. Toynbee

A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King Jr. or Mahatma Gandhi to come back, but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you. ~ Marian Wright Edelman

A man got to do what he got to do. ~ John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

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