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! So don't wait! Be inspired by our collection of Action Quotes and sayings. Let the words in these quotes encourage you to move ahead, and get started - today!

Last edited: 02/03/2021

    It isn't confidence that comes first, but taking action. 
Confidence follows action. Scott Allan, Do It Scared
  1. "It isn't confidence that comes first, but taking action. Confidence follows action. Scott Allan, Do It Scared

  2. A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, 
of what he can do. Nothing else. Gandhi
  3. "A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do. Nothing else." Gandhi
    Famous Quotes

  4. Never confuse motion with action. Benjamin Franklin
  5. "Never confuse motion with action." Benjamin Franklin
    Funny Quotes

  6. The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda. It all comes down to what you do today. John C. Maxwell
  7. The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda. It all comes down to what you do today. John C. Maxwell, JumpStart Your Priorities
    Quote of The Day

  8. Often just by taking action, by doing something about the situation can relieve the stress and help correct the situation. Catherine Pulsifer
  9. Often just by taking action, by doing something about the situation can relieve the stress and help correct the situation." Catherine Pulsifer
    Take Action Quotes

  10. Ideas without action are worthless. Harvey Mackay
  11. "Ideas without action are worthless." Harvey Mackay
    Words of Encouragement

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

  13. 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

  14. "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

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

  16. "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

  17. 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

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

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

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

  21. 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!

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

  23. "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

  24. Wishes don't change the world; it's actions that do this business!  Israelmore Ayivor
  25. "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
    Motivational Quotes

  26. "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

  27. "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

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

  29. 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

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

  31. Good actions are never lost. Turkish Proverb
  32. "Good actions are never lost." Turkish Proverb

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

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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. "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

  39. Christmas is an opportunity to live your faith through actions. Henry Owen
  40. Christmas is an opportunity to live your faith through actions. Henry Owen, How to Have a Green Christmas

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. "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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. Dreams pass into the reality of action. Anais Nin
  48. Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the action stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living. Anais Nin

  49. 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

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

  51. "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

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

  53. 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

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

  55. Success is found by those who do
  56. Success is found by those who do
    Don't let anyone stop you from being you.
    Catherine Pulsifer, You Have Excelled
    Graduation Poems

  57. "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

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

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

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

  61. 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

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

  63. "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

  64. "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

  65. "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

  66. "If Martin Luther King, Jr., was an apostle of love, he was no less an apostle of action." Coretta Scott King
    Martin Luther King Jr.   |  

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