Quotes about Action

"It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference."

Jenny Craig (born Genevieve Guidroz on August 7, 1932 in Berwick) is an American weight loss guru.


"Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what best to be done."

Aaron Burr, Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) served as the third Vice President of the United States (1801–1805) under President Thomas Jefferson, and was the first Vice President to never serve as President. He fought in the Revolutionary War, was an important political figure in the nation's early history, and spent much of his career after politics engaging in a number of controversial adventures.


"There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today."

Mignon McLaughlin (June 6, 1913 - December 20, 1983) was an American journalist and author.


"A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always act subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action."

Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889–27 May 1964) was an Indian statesman who was the first (and to date the longest-serving) prime minister of India, from 1947 until 1964. One of the leading figures in the Indian independence movement.


"Do you want to know who you are ? .
Don't ask. Act ! Action wil delineate and define you."

Witold Marian Gombrowicz (August 4, 1904 in Maloszyce, Congress Poland, Russian ) was a Polish novelist and dramatist. His works are characterized by deep psychological analysis, a certain sense of paradox and an absurd, anti-nationalist flavor.


"It's amazing what one can do when one doesn't know what one can't do."

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"I don't believe in a fate that falls on men however they act, but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an English writer. His prolific and diverse output included philosophy, ontology, poetry, play writing, journalism, public lecturing and debating, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy and detective fiction.


"Doing the right thing is more important to take advantage of doing things right."

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"An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory."

Friedrich Engels (28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of communist theory, alongside Karl Marx. Together they produced The Communist Manifesto in 1848. Engels also edited the second and third volumes of Das Kapital after Marx's death.


"The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions."

Confucius (September 28, 551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher.