Quotes about Action

"Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold-but so does a hard-boiled egg."

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"Do not fear to step in the unknown. For there is risk, there is also reward."

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"To win without risk is to triumph without glory."

Pierre Corneille (6 June 1606 – 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. He has been called "the founder of French tragedy" and produced plays for nearly forty years.


"The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all."

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.


"First weigh the considerations, then take the risks."

Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke (26 October 1800, Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin – 24 Apr) was a German Generalfeldmarschall. The chief of staff of the Prussian Army for thirty years, he is regarded as one of the great strategists of the latter 1800s, and the creator of a new, more modern method of directing armies in the field.


"Think of dangers when you are safe. Considerations can help you fully prepare to prevent potential risks."

Zuo Qiumíng (5th century BC) was a court writer of the State of Lu, and contemporary of Confucius during the Spring and Autumn period.


"If you don't risk anything, you risk even more."

Erica Jong (March 26, 1942) is an American author and teacher.


"What we call results are beginnings."

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American philosopher, lecturer, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.


"The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel, are things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur. "

Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was an American football coach. He is a legendary football figure, best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s.


"I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time. "

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was the most popular British novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters.