Quotes: actions

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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Strong reasons make strong actions.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    He who has no taste for order, will be often wrong in his judgment, and seldom considerate or conscientious in his actions.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
    Walter Bagehot
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    A cold, and cynical wisdom particularly disapproves of most men's best actions.
    Source: Biographical Studies (1881)
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    A man's most open actions have a secret side to them.
  • Augustus Hare
    Augustus Hare
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    A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian arts 1887-
    Sri Swami Sivananda
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    A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
  • Andrew Denton
    Andrew Denton
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    Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow. It can tell you it's okay to drop bombs on another country, or that it's okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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    Accept the consequences of your actions in order to become the agent of your mental, physical, spiritual and material success.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Act, if you like, but you do it at your peril. Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.
  • A. L. Linall Jr
    A. L. Linall Jr
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    Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Actions are visible, though motives are secret.
  • Carolyn Wells
    Carolyn Wells
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    Actions lie louder than words.
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