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action Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about action
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“You don’t actually do a project; you can only do action steps related to it.”
David Allen
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Getting Things Done
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“Are you a born writer? Were you put on earth to be a painter, a scientist, an apostle of peace? In the end the question can only be answered by action. Do it or don’t do it.”
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“If there is no work, make it up, for when soldiers have time to talk, their talk turns to fear. Action, on the other hand, produces the appetite for more action.”
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“We live together, we act on, and react to, one another; but always and in all circumstances we are by ourselves.”
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“Trust is both an attitude and an action. ”
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“Dear Die-ary, there’s nothing terribly wrong with feeling lost, so long as that feeling precedes some plan on your part to actually do something about it. Too often a person grows complacent with their disillusionment, perpetually wearing their ‘discomfort’ like a favorite shirt. I can’t say I’m very pleased with where my life is just now... but I can’t help but look forward to where it’s going.”
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“Surveillance is permanent in its effects, even if it is discontinuous in its action.”
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“Think, my dear. We owe it to these people. They’ve come to help us. We must do what we can to help them. And think of our daughter. Isn’t it natural she wants to play her part? When this horror is over, what would you have her say, that she had to stand by and watch while others took all the risks?”
Geertrui
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“‘Nukkin ya?’ said Pickles. ‘Geez, you’re talking like one of them now.’ ‘So what,’ I said. ‘Well I s’pose he is a mate of yours and all,’ said Pickles. ‘Matter of fact, he is,’ I said.”
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“That was Homer’s genius. He combined action with thought, and he planned ahead. He sensed, I think, that inaction was our enemy.”
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“My fear came from love. Love for my friends. I didn’t want to let them down. If I did, they would die.”

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