Be inspired by our collection of action quotes and sayings, taking action
is the one thing that YOU can do to change your life.
"We all find ourselves in situations that at times seem hopeless.
And, we all have the choice to do nothing or take action."
"Continuing forward, we now know some ground steps to begin to inspire greatness in those among us.
We must practice what we preach and set the tone at the top with our own actions and behaviors."
Nathan Neil, Inspire Greatness: Building Leaders and Encouraging Success
"Every little word we say to someone, affects them and their actions.
And in turn, that someone will affect another; and so forth and so forth."
Elm Valle, Soul Ascension: A Journey of Insights
Words of Encouragement
"I daresay some would never get their eyes opened if it were
not for a violent shock from the consequences of their own actions."
"Circumstances change. Actions that lead to success today will contribute to failure tomorrow. The level of impact
created by your actions is directly determined by the context in which those actions were performed."
Ryan Caradonna, Jake Caines, Debunking the Leadership Myth: The Story of Conscious Leadership
"When we survey our lives and endeavors, we soon observe
that almost the whole of our actions and desires is bound up with
the existence of other human beings."
Albert Einstein, Ideas And Opinions
"Ideas without action are worthless."
"It isn't confidence that comes first, but taking action.
Confidence follows action.
Scott Allan, Do It Scared: Charge Forward With Confidence, Conquer Resistance, and Break Through Your Limitations.
"No action, no change. Limited action, limited change.
Lots of action change occurs."
"The most common excuse that we like to give for not taking action is time. Many people feel like there are simply
not enough hours in the day to get things done."
S. J. Scott, Habit Stacking: 97 Small Life Changes That Take Five Minutes or Less
"A little deed done very well is better than a mighty plan kept
on paper, undone. Wishes don't change the world;
it's actions that do this business!"
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365
"Only we can take the action that will create the transformation we seek."
Kristen Moeller, Waiting for Jack
"An action is the perfection and publication of thought. A right action
seems to fill the eye, and to be related to all nature."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"We are responsible for what we are, and we wish ourselves to be,
we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the
result of our past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to
be in future can be produced by our present actions; so we have to know
how to act."
"I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles,
but a good deal about their acts."
"Good actions are never lost."
"You're a doer, because you're prepared to make the necessary
effort to translate your dream into action."
"What I learned is that each of us matters in another
person's life as long as we take a small action."
Kathy LeMay, The Generosity Plan: Sharing Your Time, Treasure, and Talent to Shape the World
Learn, and read but more important so
Is taking action and then you'll see success flow!
Author Unknown, Take The Time
"Sometimes our actions are much more meaningful than words.
A hug can sometimes express more than our words will ever express.
Sometimes, just being there to listen is more meaningful and helpful to people."
All the noble thoughts, magnificent plans, and "secrets" of achievement
in the world are of little value unless
and until they are put into action. Our worth is always
determined by our deeds, not by our good intentions, however noble.
Og Mandino, A Better Way to Live: Og Mandino's Own Personal Story of Success Featuring 17 Rules to Live By
"Stay focused and don't allow distractions to fill your mind or derail
you from taking continued action."
"Napoleon Hillís best-known book is Think and Grow Rich. The chapters
in the book before you help explain the reasoning behind that title.
As Dr. Hill repeatedly emphasized, action is critical to success.
Don Green, Executive Director, Napoleon Hill Foundation
When all else fails, remember that certain fears can create action as well.
It is not always a fear of an activity. Sometimes it is a fear of the results
Brian Cagneey, Fear: The 7 Laws Of Fear
If I take action, I'm at least more likely to succeed than if I stay
stranded in my comfort zone.
Jeff Kooz, Greater Balance, Greater Reward
"Words are from the lips, actions are from the heart."
Rashida Costa, 365 Days Smarter: Get Through Your Year Successfully With These 365 Quotes
You do not write your life with words. . . You write it with actions.
What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.
Making A Difference
Negative thoughts bring negative actions while positive thoughts
bring positive actions. Sometimes it also helps to take a break.
Michael Bennett, The 33 Golden Rules: Success For Golden Agers
"The best-known cure for the fear of failure is action - that's right, action.
The aspect of taking action helps to quiet nerves and can lead to even minor
Christmas is an opportunity to live your faith through actions.
Henry Owen, How to Have a Green Christmas
By focusing on actionable steps that you can take instead of worrying
about things that are out of your control, you can succeed in areas
that would have previously been difficult.
Morris Pratt, The Secret of Positive Thinking
Watch those around you, take notice of your own actions,
and make your life better by understanding others and yourself better.
Brian Scott, Body Language 101: Finally Understand How To Read And Send Non Verbal Body Cues
Resist the urge to solve someone else's problem.
They need to learn for themselves. Give them suggestions and
perhaps limits but let them take their own action.
Meir Liraz, Small Business Management: Essential Ingredients for Success
Choose how you want your life to be and then start taking action on it.
Everyone is capable of growth at any skill, and that means that you can
learn how to create connection in your life.
Joe Gaebel, Bridging the Gap Between Strangers: A Guide for Creating Meaningful Relationships and Deep Connections
To cure fear, you must take action. Action cures fear.
Martin Dasko, Failure To Launch No More: The Crash Course For Following Through On All Goals
Some people have the personal fortitude to start taking action to
accomplish their conscious dreams while others do no more than talk
about it, think about it, but take no concrete action to even start.
Byron Pulsifer, Dreams Are For Living
Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not
only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will
be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than no action at all.
Norman Vincent Peale
The key to overcome worry is to take action and you can't take
action if you sit around and mope about it or stay in bed using up
valuable time that could be dedicated to resolving whatever is bothering you.
Byron Pulsifer, Stop Worrying
One of the powerful tools that human beings possess is their words.
It is said that words are mightier than a sword and that's true since
capable of dictating your feelings, behaviors, beliefs and your actions.
Jason Mainsons, Communication: An Easy How To Communicate Guide For Beginners
Those who wait to take action until they find themselves in a
desperate situation face more difficulties than they need to. They are also
then under the stress of the challenge they are facing.
Catherine Pulsifer, What Motivates You
Anger is something that we all need to avoid when possible.
Find ways to control your anger as by reacting with anger is truly
to expensive - once you say or do something it is often hard to retract
your words or actions.
When you take a positive action a positive feeling generally follows it,
which is then most likely followed by another positive action and the
upward spiral continues.
Cyd Casados, The Daily Action Plan
But, not all situations call for patience; instead, some situations
demand that action be taken immediately - this action does not necessarily
imply that you are temper driven, or verbally hostile. It means, instead,
that you address the situation with considerate action but action that
delivers a very strong and clear message of what is required or needed.
Catherine Pulsifer, Patience Tested
The moment you grow up is the moment you decide
that nothing and no one will affect your actions.
Inner strength from God alone can take you to places
that reality says you can't go.
Growing up is the recognition to know that you are the
only human on this planet that can affect your own actions.
Alan Magliocca, From Misery to Millions: The Power of Payoff Through Persistence
Mercy is not just a feeling. It is love in action.
Why do New Years Resolutions fail? Mainly, because they are only
a statement, or what we wish for in the coming year. There are usually
no action plans, no deadlines, no back up plans. Sometimes they are
unrealistic resolutions, with no other thought or plans beside the statement.
Catherine Pulsifer, New Years Achievements
Happy New Year
Every action step you plan to take needs to be taken, not skipped,
not put off till you feel like it, or when you've got the time. You need
to keep your vision of what your future will look like clearly in view,
as well as what your life will look like IF you don't carry on with your plan.
Byron Pulsifer, Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained
It is 'action' that erodes or replaces worry. As I have said before, worry
doesn't accomplish anything but action does.
Catherine Pulsifer, Communication Apprehension
Top Ten Quotes on Worry
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the action stems the dream again;
and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
Failure is what many people fear so much that they don't even take action.
Vic Johnson, Failure Is Never Final: How To Bounce Back BIG From Any Defeat
Rather than wait for the customer to call back, a bias toward
action says to reach out to the customer first.
A bias toward action is the proactive ingredient in customer care.
Anne MacKeigan, Customer Service the Sandler Way: 48 Rules for Strategic Customer Care
There is no doubt that the advances throughout history did not take
place with one massive action. Each particular advance started
with a thought or a dream. From this mind initiated beginning
came the desire to set in motion a series of actions that would
advance whatever that dream or thought was.
Catherine Pulsifer, Take Action
Action without a plan is called failure. Action with a plan is called success.
Tony A. Gaskins Jr., The Road to Destiny: Your New Year's Resolution
"Words may show a man's wit, but actions his meaning."
We should all read the Bible. But there is more to it than just reading.
The Bible's real power comes when we put its'
words into action. And, while you may put His word
into action, you should also realize that some will think you are
strange, or odd because you do not conform to the ways of the world.
Catherine Pulsifer, Trusting God And Not This World
Quotes about God
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
Decisions without actions are worthless.
W. Clement Stone Quotes
It's believed that your behavior and actions on the first day of the year
sets a precedent for all the days that follow.
Paul K. Stevens, Vintage New Year
New Year Wishes
My heart was filled with jealousy and envy. How could others be happy
while I was miserable? I was no longer motivated. But rather than
feel sorry for myself and mope around the house, I decided to do
something about it. I was tired of being unhappy and resentful.
I needed to take action.
Hung Pham, The Art of Taking Action: How to Stop Overthinking, Get Over Your Fears, and Become Insanely Proactive
Success is found by those who do
Don't let anyone stop you from being you.
Catherine Pulsifer, You Have Excelled
Anybody, somebody or nobody is ever going to make your life any more than you are willing to do for yourself.
So, stop looking around for anybody to do something for you; instead, get your own body going and get it done now.
That Is Not My Job
Stop comparing yourself to others as a gauge for your self-worth.
There is no such scale and you have strength, beauty, skills, dreams,
ideas, value, and are loved by many. Add passion into the mix,
put it into action, and you will be unstoppable!
Ronald Kern, Passion In Action: Pursue Your Passion To Create Your Success
Self-Confidence builds . . . this foundation when we realize that everything
within us: our emotions, our instincts, and the physiological reactions
of our bodies are constantly pushing us in the direction of thoughts
and actions that are progressive and healthy and away from those
that limiting and self-defeating. Quite simply, we experience fulfillment
when we live up to our personal potential, and we feel an emptiness
when we are not.
Steve Constantine, S.T.A.R. Personal Performance: Self-Image, Thought, Action and Response Strategies for Motivation, Influence and Achieving Life Goals
Everything you are today - or ever will be in the future - is up to you.
Your life today is the sum total of your choices, decisions, and
actions up to this point.
Brian Tracy Quotes, Million Dollar Habits: Proven Power Practices to Double and Triple Your Income
The first step towards solving a problem is recognizing that there is one.
It's therefore important for YOU to recognize the act of procrastination
even as you perform it. By doing so, you can take the next important
step: stopping the action so that you refocus on whatever it is you intend
Tom Shepherd, How to Stop Procrastinating: Practical Tools for an Action-Oriented Life
"If Martin Luther King, Jr., was an apostle of love,
he was no less an apostle of action."
Coretta Scott King
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Sometimes we become so consumed by our daily business that we
forget to take a look at the larger picture of who we are and where
we are headed in life. We go through the actions of work, children, and
chores, and it takes an extraordinary event, such as a life-threatening illness,
the death of a loved one, or a major career change, to focus our
attention on the meaning in our lives.
Steven Reiss, Who am I? The 16 Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions Define Our Personalities