Action is the foundational key to all success.
There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.
A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
An action, to have moral worth, must be done from duty.
Action is more important than meditation.
You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.
The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Goals help you channel your energy into action.
The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Perform your obligatory duty, because action is indeed better than inaction.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
The fruit of love is service, which is compassion in action.
It is not enough to be compassionate, we must act.
I think of myself as a catalyst of action and a messenger of hope, turning people onto themselves and turning people onto their dreams.
Nor is it always in the most distinguished achievements that men's virtues or vices may be best discovered; but very often an action of small note, a short saying, or a jest, shall distinguish a person's real character more than the greatest sieges.
It is not those who lack energy or refrain from action, but those who work without expectation of reward attain the goal of meditation.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
“Learn from the experience of masters, in business, finance, spirituality and self improvement.”