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We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
Words
Abigail Adams

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The greatest potential for control tends to exist at the point where action takes place.
Action
Loius A. Allen

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You must choose the thoughts and actions that will lead you on to success.
Responsibility
R. C. Allen

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Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Action
Henri Frederic Amiel

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Effective action is always unjust.
Action
Jean Anouilh

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Action without a name, a who attached to it, is meaningless.
Action
Hannah Arendt

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A plan is a list of actions arranged in whatever sequence is thought likely to achieve an objective.
Planning
John Argenti

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Happiness is a sort of action.
Happiness
Aristotle

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No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called Games.
Games
W. H. Auden

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The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
Action
Red Auerbach

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There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.
Reserve
Jane Austen

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Action is the antidote to despair.
Despair
Joan Baez

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Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
Action
Honore De Balzac

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It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
Action
Al Batt

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A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
Critics and Criticism
Jean Baudrillard

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He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Influence
Henry Ward Beecher

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Every law is an infraction of liberty.
Law and Lawyers
Jeremy Bentham

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Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
Action
Henri L. Bergson

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Reactionary: A man walking backwards with his face to the future.
Reactionaries
Aneurin Bevan

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Action is the product of the qualities inherent in nature.
Action
Bhagavad Gita

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Action should culminate in wisdom.
Wisdom
Bhagavad Gita

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An accident is an inevitable occurrence due to the actions of immutable natural laws.
Misfortunes
Ambrose Bierce

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Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Action
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.
Ideas
Christian Nevell Bovee

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There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
Memory
James Branch Cabell

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun