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87 Action Quotes

Put his shoulder to the wheel.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy (pt. II, sect. I, memb. 2)

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To-morrow let us do or die.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Gertrude of Wyoming (pt. III, st. 37)

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The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Essays--Signs of the Times

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He is at no end of his actions blest Whose ends will make greatest and not best.

George Chapman Quotes , Source: Tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron (act V, sc. 1)

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It is better to wear out than to rust out.

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Senectute (IX)

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Actions of the last age are like almanacs of the last year.

Sir John Denham Quotes , Source: The Sophy--A Tragedy

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Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.

Sir John Denham Quotes , Source: The Sophy--A Tragedy

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Nothing happens until something moves.

Sir John Denham Quotes , Source: The Sophy--A Tragedy

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People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.

Sir John Denham Quotes , Source: The Sophy--A Tragedy

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For strong souls Live like fire-hearted suns; to spend their strength In furthest striving action.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: The Spanish Gypsy (bk. IV)

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Zeus hates busybodies and those who do too much.

Euripides Quotes , Source: quoted by Emerson

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Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate, Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts, our angles are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.

John Fletcher Quotes , Source: Upon an Honest Man's Fortune (l. 33)

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A fiery chariot, borne on buoyant pinions, Sweeps near me now! I soon shall ready be To pierce the ther's high, unknown dominions, To reach new spheres of pure activity!

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Faust (bk. I, sc. 1)

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Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.

Giuseppe Garibaldi Quotes

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Like a wind scattering dandelion spores or maple samaras Lind the NASA shuttle which when it exploded sent people and thousands of captive lab animals over 6 states the innocent little nameless Mad Cow* was decimated after drawn and quartered and sent by porters to 4 states' quarters.

O Anna Niemus Quotes

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A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action.. You must act as you breathe.

Georges Clemenceau Quotes

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Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought.

Heinrich Heine Quotes

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The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.

Baltasar Graciánn Baltasar Quotes

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You will be better advised to watch what we do instead of what we say.

John N. Mitchell Quotes

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It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.

Anatole France Quotes

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Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

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Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.

Peter Marshall Quotes

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I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.

Gilbert K. Chesterton Quotes

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Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes

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Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.

Miguel de Cervantes Quotes

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