Actions Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about actions
  1. #1
    “You are responsible for what you say and do. You are not responsible for whether or not people freak out about it.”
  2. #2
    “It is far better to endure patiently a smart which nobody feels but yourself,
    than to commit a hasty action whose evil consequences will extend to all
    connected with you.”
  3. #3
    “Yes, we should have a full day to-day,” he remarked, and he rubbed his hands with the joy of action.”
  4. #4
    “Some are born great, others achieve greatness.”
  5. #5
    “Every action we take has consequences, Vin,” Kelsier said. “I’ve found that in both Allomancy and life, the person who can best judge the consequences of their actions will be the most successful.”
  6. #6
    Never explain what you do. It speaks for itself. You only muddle it by talking about it.
  7. #7
    “The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.”
  8. #8
    “Treat ‘em like dogs, and you’ll have dogs’ works and dogs’ actions. Treat ‘em like men, and you’ll have men’s works.”
  1. #9
    “Scenes of blood and cruelty are shocking to our ear and heart. What man has nerve to do, man has not nerve to hear.”
  2. #10
    “Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good not to do harm.”
  3. #11
    “Things without all remedy should be without regard: what’s done is done.”
  4. #12
    “Our words have power, but our actions shape our lives.”
  5. #13
    “Do anything, but let it produce joy.”
  6. #14
    “I have not wanted syllables where actions have spoken so plainly.”
  7. #15
    “There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves.”
  8. #16
    “It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.”
  1. #17
    “My dear Watson, you were born to be a man of action. Your instinct is always to do something energetic.”
  2. #18
    “I am only resolved to act in that manner, which will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.”
  3. #19
    “What’s done cannot be undone.”
  4. #20
    “We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.”
  5. #21
    “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars
    But in ourselves.”
  6. #22
    “And once you are in motion, do not allow your thoughts to distract you. Think without thinking, so that you act as if out of instinct and not reason.”
  7. #23
    “Can’t you ever do things without reason, just like everybody else?”
  8. #24
    “There warn’t anybody at the church, except maybe a hog or two, for there warn’t any lock on the door, and hogs likes a puncheon floor in summer-time because it’s cool. If you notice, most folks don’t go to church only when they’ve got to: but a hog is different.”
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