Action is the foundational key to all success.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Everyone will experience the consequences of his own acts. If his act are right, he'll get good consequences; if they're not, he'll suffer for it.
Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction.
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.
Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction.
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.
Being busy is a form of laziness – lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
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.
Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions.
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.
There is nothing more horrifying than stupidity in action.