Favorite Quotations ~  Action, 5 Something To Smile About

"Rust never sleeps." ~ Neil Young

Asheville sunrise, Jan 2013

A single event can waken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Verily, when the day of judgment comes, we shall not be asked what we have read, but what we have done. ~ Thomas A. Kempis

We can never, even by the strictest examination, get completely behind the secret springs of action. ~ Immanuel Kant

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts. ~ John Locke

Above all, try something. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

We don't know who we are until we see what we can do. ~ Martha Grimes

It is better to live a holy life than to talk about it. Lighthouses do not ring bells and fire cannons to call attention to their shining; they just shine. ~ D.L.Moody

Just get up there and let it rip! ~ Anita O'Day

No matter how big or soft or warm your bed is, you still have to get out of it. ~ Grace Slick, People

If you have a great ambition, take as big a step as possible in the direction of fulfilling it, but if the step is only a tiny one, don't worry if it is the largest one now possible. ~ Mildred McAfee

Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor rather than a critic. ~ Winston Churchill

I shook up the world. ~ Muhammad Ali

A vision without action is an illusion. An action without vision is confusion! ~ Willie Jollie

Actions lie louder than words. ~ Carolyn Wells

Act in the valley so that you need not fear those who stand on the hill. ~ Danish Proverb

Actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends. ~ George Washington

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