Quotes about Actions and Consequences

Quotes about Actions and Consequences

A journey of a thousand miles starts from beneath one’s feet. – Lao Tzu


A knowledge of the path cannot be substituted for putting one foot in front of the other.
– Unknown


A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all. – George Bernanos


Action is the antidote to despair. – Joan Baez


Action is the foundational key to all success. – Pablo Picasso


Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream. – Oscar Wilde


Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often. – Mark Twain


An idea is a curious thing. It will not work unless you do. – Jaeger’s Facts


An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. – Friedrich Engel


Anyone in a state of seeking can never be happy. Only those who are constantly finding are fulfilled. And finding is not something that happens to us – it is something we do.- Alan Cohen 

Be content to act, and leave the talking to others. – Baltasar Gracian


Be purposeful. Be patient, and be active! – John Assaraf


Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do. – Liz Smith


Behavior is a much better barometer of what you are than words. – Dr Wayne Dyer


Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly. – Robert Schuller


Direction without action is no direction at all. – Unknown


Do more than belong, participate. Do more than care, help. Do more than believe, practice. – William A Ward


Do not be afraid of moving slowly but of standing still. – Chinese Proverb


Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. – William B Sprague


Do or do not, there is no try. – Yoda


Do something everyday that you don’t want to do. – Mark Twain


Do something. Whatever you do, it will be better than sitting and hoping things will improve. – Robert Anthony


Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. – Napoleon Hill


Don’t wait until you feel like taking a positive action. Take the action and then you will feel like doing it. – Zig Ziglar


Don’t watch the clock. Do what it does – keep going. – Sam Levenson


Doubt can only be removed by action. – Goethe


Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers


Every beginner is a winner. – Unknown


Everything depends upon execution; having just a vision is no solution. – Stephen Sondheim


First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. – Epictetus


Forget yourself and start to work. – Gordon B. Hinckley


Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster. – Franklin
D Roosevelt


Give yourself a deadline to stop planning and to start taking action. – Andy Gilbert


Go for it now. The future is promised to no one. – Dr Wayne Dyer


Good thoughts are no better than good dreams if you don’t follow through. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind. – Emily P Bissell


Having the world’s best idea will do you no good unless you act on it. – Curtis Grant


Heaven never helps the man who will not act. – Sophocles


I can give you a six-word formula for success: ‘Think things through – then follow through. – Edward Rickenbacker


I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs. – Frederick Douglass

I think there is something more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers. There aren’t enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision. – W Clement Stone


Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who implement them are priceless. – Mary Kay Ash


If I can dream, I can act. And if I can act, I can become. – Poh Yu Khing


If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much. – Donald H Rumsfeld


If you are still talking about what you did yesterday, you haven’t done much today. – Unknown


If you want to be a writer, stop talking about it and sit down and write. – Jackie Collins


If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it. – Jonathan Winters


Imagination without initiative would more properly be called idle daydreaming. – James Van Fleet


In order to make a visualization a reality in the world of form, you must be willing to do whatever it takes to make it happen. – Wayne Dyer


Intention without action is useless. – Caroline Myss


It is always your next move. – Napoleon Hill


It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs. – Vance Havner


It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do! – Jane Austen


It is surprising how easy it is to forget that the way to get things done is to do them.
– Mark Forster


It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. – Thomas Jefferson

It’s not enough to be busy. – Henry David Thoreau


It’s what you do that counts not what you count on doing. – Unknown


Just do it! – Nike ad


Knowing is not enough! You must take action. – Tony Robbins


Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. – Goethe


Learn from the past. Plan for the future. But ACT in the present. – Che Garman


Life is like a pencil. You can’t make your mark unless you get the lead out. – Unknown


Life rewards action. – Philip McGraw


Life, as it is called, is for most of us one long postponement. – Henry Miller


Life is like a pencil. You can’t make your mark unless you get the lead out. – Unknown


Life rewards action. – Philip McGraw


Losers make New Year Resolutions, winners take action every day. – Martin Thorborg


Make your life a mission – not an intermission. – Arnold Glasgow


Men expect too much, do too little. – Allen Tate


Never mistake motion for action. – Ernest Hemingway


Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger. – David Letterman


Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. – Edmund Burke


Nothing comes from doing nothing. – William Shakespeare


Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action. – Walter Anderson


Nothing happens until something moves. – Albert Einstein


Nothing is more crushing to your laurels than resting on them. – Unknown


Obviously, there is little you can learn from doing nothing. – Zig Ziglar


Once you’ve made a start, everything seems easier. – David L Preston


Our worth is determined by the good deeds we do, rather than by the fine emotions we feel. – Elias L Magoon


Output always equals input. – James Van Fleet


Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it. – Anthony D’Angelo


Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold, but so does a hard-boiled egg. – Unknown


Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. – Peter Marshall


Some people develop a wish bone where their back bone should be. – Unknown


Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. – Michael Jordan


Some things you have to do every day. Eating seven apples on Saturday night instead of one a day just isn’t going to get the job done. – Jim Rohn


Stop stewing and start doing! – Denis Waitley


Take the first step now, even if you’re not 100% certain of all that needs to be done.
– David L Preston


Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
– Andrew Jackson


The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up. – Paul Valery


The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch. – Jim Rohn


The future depends on what we do in the present. – Gandhi


The Lord gave us two ends – one to sit on and the other to think with. Success depends on which one we use the most. – Ann Landers


The most effective way to do it, is to do it. – Amelia Earhart


The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move. – Brian Tracy


The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won’t work – if you won’t. – Zig Ziglar


The one thing worse than a quitter is the person who is afraid to begin. – Unknown


The problem in my life and other people’s lives is not the absence of knowing what to do, but the absence of doing it. – Peter Drucker


The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply. – Denis Waitley


The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention. – Larry Eisenberg


The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. – Confucius


The thing that counts is not what we could do but what we actually do. – Leo Spears


The value of an idea lies in the using of it. – Thomas Edison


The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney


The wise does at once what the fool does at last. – Baltasar Gracian


The world is full of dreamers, there aren’t enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision. – W Clement Stone


The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. – Sarah Ban Breathnach


The worst thing I can do is nothing. – Theodore Roosevelt


There are really only three types of people: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who ask, what happened? – Ann Landers


There are people who sit & talk about where they want to be. And then there are people who go out & be who they want to be. – Unknown


There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. – John F Kennedy


There is a saying in football that if you stand still you go backwards. – George Graham


There is a time to deliberate… and a time to act. Learn to recognize which is which, and act accordingly. – Merrill Douglass


Things do not happen. They are made to happen. – John F Kennedy


Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
– Abraham Lincoln


Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world. – Goethe


To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as best we can. – Sydney Smith


To move the world we must first move ourselves. – Socrates


Trust movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. – Alfred Adler


Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. – Japanese proverb


Vision without execution is just hallucination. – Henry Ford


We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once. – Calvin Coolidge


We have a choice: to plow new ground or let the weeds grow. – Jonathan Westover


We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things. – Herb Kelleher


We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. – Abigail Adams


We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act.
– Maxwell Maltz


Well done is better than well said. – Benjamin Franklin


What I believe is not what I say I believe, what I believe is what I do. – Donald Miller


What we think or what we know or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do. – John Ruskin


What you are will show in what you do. – Thomas Edison


What you think determines your outlook on life. What you do determines your destiny.
– Barry Gallagher

Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace and power in it. – Goethe


Whatever your objective, there’s one sure way to accomplish it. Make certain that you do something every day that brings you closer to its realization. – Jim Hartness


When I want to think, I sit. When I want to change, I act. – Japanese Proverb


Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. – David Starr Jordan


You can’t build a reputation on what you intend to do. – Liz Smith


You can’t cross a sea by merely staring into the water. – Rabindranath Tagore


You can’t hire someone else to do your push-ups for you. – Jim Rohn


You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind. – Unknown


You have to ‘Be’ before you can ‘Do’ and ‘Do’ before you can ‘Have’. – Zig Ziglar


You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result. – Gandhi


You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky


You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life. – Les Brown


You won’t make great strides by standing on the sidelines. Get out there and start playing! – Che Garman


Your actions are your only true belongings. – Buddha


Your automatic guidance system cannot guide you when you’re standing still. – Maxwell Maltz

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