Top 29 Quotes and Sayings about "ACTION"


"Silence, and non action are the root of all things."

--- Zhuangzi


"We're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics."

--- Barack Obama


"There is obviously a power and a truth in action that doesn't lie, which words easily can do."

--- Twyla Tharp


"Until there's a public commitment, and action to back that commitment, a policy is only words on paper."

--- Tim Field


"You can express a lot of things, a lot of action without speaking."

--- Catherine Deneuve


"I don’t know if I’d do an action movie because I don’t know if I could keep a straight face honestly, I just think it’s so silly. Like I love watching them but I can’t imagine me doing one. Actually, you know what I’ve done, just for fun because I didn’t think there was any way that I could be in a superhero movie, so I’ve done a scene in the new “Thor” movie, just for that. I just do like one scene, which was quite fun."

--- Chris O'Dowd


"I would rather be alone and a loud voice for action than be silent."

--- Susan Rice


"The man who invented instant pudding was moved to action by an inability to wait for pudding."

--- Dana Gould


"Words may inspire but only action creates change."

--- Simon Sinek


"Potential is the good of life -- action the secret key."

--- Deron Williams


"Political action means taking on responsibility. This cannot happen without power. Power is to serve responsibility."

--- Dietrich Bonhoeffer


"I mean there's still also an element of the audience looking for role models. In my day, when I started, if you were an action hero, you were a little bit of a role model like the person."

--- Dolph Lundgren


"All talk, talk, talk - no action or results. Sad."

--- Donald Trump


"Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow."

--- Dwight D. Eisenhower


"I like to move. Because that's where the action comes from."

--- Eddy de Clercq


"One small action of love can do far, far more for a soul than all the most beautiful words in the world."

--- Eileen Caddy


"Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful."

--- Rita Mae Brown


"The appearance of things to the mind is the standard of every action to man."

--- Epictetus


"No matter how deeply wedded one may be to the free enterprise system (and I, for one, am wedded for life), one has to accept the need for positive government; one has to consider government action on a sizable scale as desirable rather than as a necessary evil."

--- Peter Drucker


"It is always wise with a course of action to consider the likely consequences before going ahead with it."

--- George Jackson


"Positive human action is not only possible, but pervasive; human beings can improve and choose light and so on. And this is all happening."

--- George Saunders


"Sometimes it's more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place."

--- Monica Bellucci


"As more and more women, men and young people raise their voices and become active in local government, and more local leaders take action for the safety of women and girls, change happens."

--- Michelle Bachelet


"Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it."

--- Jack Canfield


"Take action now, because tomorrow never comes."

--- Marshall Sylver


"There is no pure success. I am action actor. I have broken almost every piece of my body."

--- Jet Li


"Sometimes knowing what's right isn't a rational decision, or even what works on paper. Sometimes leaving is the best course of action after all."

--- Jodi Picoult


"Vision = Focus / Focus = Attention / Attention = Action /Action = Results / Consistent Results = Destiny"

--- John Spence


"I don't get the action... well, I never did get the big action hero parts. I was always locked into making the kids movies, which were a lot of fun."

--- Laila Ali