Quotes about Action

"People sitting on top of the world, usually arrived there standing up."

Anthony "Tony" Robbins (born February 29, 1960) is an American self-help author and success coach.


"Shoulda, coulda, and woulda won't get it done."

Patrick (Pat) James Riley (born March 20, 1945) is a former American professional basketball player and then head coach in the NBA.


"The one person who has more illusions than the dreamer is the man of action."

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854– 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer, poet, and prominent aesthete. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his many epigrams, his plays which are still revived, and the tragedy of his imprisonment and early death.


"Watch your thoughts, for they become words.
Watch your words, for they become actions.
Watch your actions, for they become habits.
Watch your habits, for they become character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny."

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"God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them."

Anthony "Tony" Robbins (born February 29, 1960) is an American self-help author and success coach.


"The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river."

Anthony "Tony" Robbins (born February 29, 1960) is an American self-help author and success coach.


"An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied."

Arnold Henry Glasow (notice no second g in last name) (1905 -1998) Glasow's business was a humor magazine that he marketed to firms nationally, which firms would turn it into their "house organ" to send to their customers.He carried on this business for over 60 years, publishing his first book at age 92.


"The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone."

Stella Isaacs, Marchioness of Reading Baroness Swanborough (6 January 1894, Constantinople – 22 May 1971, Sussex, E) was a British political and military figure.


"In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head."

Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher known for his pessimism and philosophical clarity.