BLOG FROM:IV – Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken new action. — IV Quotes
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
The path to success is to take massive, determined actions.
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Never confuse motion with action.
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
I never worry about action, but only inaction.
Action is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.
Action may not always bring happiness … but there is no happiness without action.
The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
Turn intentions into actions and actions into results.
A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer’s need.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
Henri L. Bergson
The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Ideas without action are worthless.
Personal action is your pathway to success, even if it is a little bit at a time!
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
Do not be too timid or squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A thousand words leave not the same deep impression as does a single deed.
Don’t wait for your ship to come in, swim out to it.
You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.
It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
Honore de Balzac
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
The great man is the man who has the courage to act.
Martin H. Fischer
A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.
The surest way to escape anxiety and defeat despair is action. Do, don’t dwell.
When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress becomes manageable.
Action will remove the doubts that theory cannot solve.
Bold action in the face of uncertainty is not only terrifying, but necessary in the pursuit of great work.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
Words may show a man’s wit but actions his meaning.
The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
Joel A. Barker
A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if it’s proactive and there is positive intent behind it.
Michael J. Fox
Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.
Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction.
Charles J. Givens
Every action needs to be prompted by a motive.
Leonardo da Vinci
Reformation ends not in contemplation, but in action.
Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.
Claude Adrien Helvetius
Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression.
Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
Edward de Bono
You will not make a man wiser by taking freedom of action from him. A man can only learn when he is free to act.
Every thought you produce, anything you say, any action you do, it bears your signature.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The undertaking of a new action brings new strength.
Richard L. Evans
It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past.
Carl von Clausewitz
Enthusiasm… the sustaining power of all great action.
The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Writing crystallizes thought and thought produces action.
Paul J. Meyer
Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
The focus should not be on talking. Talk is cheap. It must be on action.
Action breeds inspiration more than inspiration breeds action.
To overcome a fear, here’s all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway.
Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
Bryant H. McGill
Theories are patterns without value. What counts is action.
Every action has a consequence, so always try to be good.
In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.
Action makes more fortune than caution.
Action conquers fear.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.
Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man’s nature.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.
In the end, people should be judged by their actions, since in the end, it was actions that defined everyone.
Don’t wait for things to happen. Make them happen.
Roy T. Bennett
Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you’d like to act.
The man of thought who will not act is ineffective; the man of action who will not think is dangerous.
Richard M. Nixon
You are where you are right now because of the actions you’ve taken, or maybe, the inaction you’ve taken.
Most of life’s actions are within our reach, but decisions take willpower.
Knowledge kills action; action requires the veils of illusion.
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal that is worth achieving.
Take action! An inch of movement will bring you closer to your goals than a mile of intention.
Hope always deceives us when it becomes a substitute for action.
The only thing that separates the person you are from the person you want to be are the actions you take.
It takes definitive action to see positive gains.
The words aren’t enough every time. Actions speak much more.
Lack of action is the reason why an unwanted situation persists.
Nobody is going to save you but yourself and the ‘best’ and only way to do so is through action.
Action is the bridge between thought and reality.
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.
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the action stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.
John F. Kennedy
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.