56 Action Quotes

56 Action Quotes

Take action! Take massive action towards your goals today! Don’t wait! Jump in and get started. Once you’ve written down your goals, do you know why it’s important to do something (anything) immediately? It’s because Newton’s First Law of Motion applies to human motivation as well as physics: a body in motion tends to remain in motion. That means you’ve got to get started; getting started is the hardest part! And taking a single step forward will bring energy to your endeavor and generate momentum!

Remember that greatness is not reserved for the few; it is a gift awaiting those who are willing to grasp it with both hands. As you peruse our collection of Action Quotes and sayings, let the wisdom of visionaries past and present ignite a fire within you. Allow their words to seep into your soul, awakening your inner drive and fortifying your resolve. Embrace the belief that you are capable of achieving anything you set your mind to, and let that belief be the driving force behind your every action.

Published by: Catherine Pulsifer and Ben Gillison

You are not what you think; you are not what you say; you are what you do. Peter Dunne, The 50 Things
Inspirational Quotes

I have the power to make my worries gigantic or to shrink them. Today I will take action to live fully in the present moment. Amy E. Dean
Good Morning Quotes

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

Only through action have I unlocked the power inside of me to become the person that I’ve always wanted to be.Mel Robbins, The 5 Second Rule
Believe In Yourself

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

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
Helping Others

Forgiveness is the straightforward action of absolutely refusing to hold ill will. Barbara J Hunt, Forgiveness Made Easy
Forgiveness Quotes

Stay focused and don’t allow distractions to fill your mind or derail you from taking continued action.” Byron Pulsifer
Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Each individual is solely responsible for his or her own actions, and every action will produce a reaction equal in every way to the suitability of the action. Mary T. Brown, The Power of Karma
Karma Quotes

Now every godly, gracious man hath this power, to reflect upon hit own action. William Bridge, The Works of the Rev.
Reflection Quotes

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind. Jacob Bronowski

Mother Teresa insisted that we can all help love to grow with even small actions. She said, ‘every time you smile at someone’ it was ‘a gift’ and an ‘action of love’, which made a ‘beautiful thing’. Scarlett Johnson, 40 Inspirational Life Lessons And Timeless Wisdom From The Life Of Mother Teresa

There are those who implemented actions to follow a certain set of dreams but failed miserably and not just once. They failed several times but kept going and finally succeeded. Byron Pulsifer, Discouraged, Downtrodden, and Anguish

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

If you are putting off taking action that you need to take in your job, etc., to achieve the success you want, ask yourself what you fear. Dorothy Wehunt, Rise Up to Yourself
Success Poem  

The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going. Napoleon Hill
Motivational Poems    

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. Friedrich Engels

What will they remember, your actions today will determine what they will remember. Catherine Pulsifer

Do not be too timid or squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great Quotes about Life    

Action means motion not lack of motion; action means taking a positive step not sitting on your hands waiting; action means you take charge and move forward rather than expecting circumstances will change without any effort on your part.” Catherine Pulsifer, Every Problem Has A Solution
Quotes about Change  

Abundance is from activity. Turkish Proverb

We all find ourselves in situations that at times seem hopeless. And, we all have the choice to do nothing or take action. Catherine Pulsifer

Imagine a world in which everybody first considers how the action or inaction that they plan to take would affect the next person, and proceed only when they are confident that the action or inaction would not affect the next person or would only affect them in a positive and delightful manner!” Phnuel Muverengwi, Why My Life Matters

This little thing is action. By staying in motion, the roots of doubt and despair can�t take hold and ensnare us. Michael Matthews, The Little Black Book Of Workout Motivation

Egoism is not able to exist in and of itself. It stems from our desire and the will to receive only for the self or the ego. Which means, every action that we do, in its essence, it is driven by our desire to please the self. Remi Meyer, The power of ego – master your life!

No action, no change. Limited action, limited change. Lots of action change occurs. Catherine Pulsifer

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

I daresay some would never get their eyes opened if it were not for a violent shock from the consequences of their own actions. George Eliot

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

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama

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. Swami Vivekananda

I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles, but a good deal about their acts.” Og Mandino

You’re a doer, because you’re prepared to make the necessary effort to translate your dream into action.” Paul McCabe

Learn, and read but more important so
Is taking action and then you’ll see success flow!
Author Unknown, Take The Time
Funny Poems

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

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 of inactivity. Brian Cagneey, Fear: The 7 Laws Of Fear

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
Positive Thinking

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 accomplishments.” Byron Pulsifer

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

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

While those things can certainly be selfless actions, they are just that: actions. Actions and behaviors can be mimicked or faked for selfish purposes.Seth Adam Smith, Your life isn’t for you

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
Customer Service

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. Thomas Jefferson

Dreams mean nothing if they are not followed by action.” Jason Harvey, Achieve Anything In Just One Year

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

The mind and body learn and remember better from doing than from reading, hearing, or seeing. Kam Knight, Speed Reading

Sometimes its easier for someone to live in fantasy land dreaming about their life being successful. Other than actually taking action to make that idea come to fruition. Alex Altman, Time Is Money

For courage to be authentic, one must encounter fear and prove superior to the fear through right action. Mark Sturgell

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. W. Clement Stone

Use the word PERHAPS to change your negative beliefs to possibilities that invite ACTION and, ultimately, to positive beliefs and probabilities.” Anita Foley

If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place. Nora Roberts
Moving Forward

You can only control two things your attitude and your activity. Author Unknown

Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action.” Napoleon Hill, Discouraged, Downtrodden, and Anguish
Motivational Poems

If you spend time getting ready to be perfect and do not start out to accomplish your dreams, you will find out later that you could have accomplished your dream if you had just acted. David DeNotaris

There are those who believe that any action counts and is significant towards the end goal or accomplishment. Well, any action won’t cut it – the action needs to be directed specifically towards a specific end or task, and each action that follows must compliment the preceding.” Catherine Pulsifer, Action Plan Template

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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