taking action Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about taking action
One could only act on instinct, grab hold of an intuited perfect moment, and spring into action.
“Every man repeats the sin of Adam, every day. We won’t risk, we won’t fight, and we won’t rescue Eve. We truly are a chip off the old block.”
“Everybody say she was real nice and cooked good. […] She liked takin’ care of people […] I mean, people always say she was really just hospitality, you know, fixin everything up nice, make a good place, get up, cook breakfast for everybody, even if it’s twenty of them.”
“It was always the becoming he dreamed of, never the being.”
“Move from reason that observes to reason that acts.”
“When you allow other people to determine your best choices; when you allow yourself to be carried along by what other people think your life should be, could be,must be; when you hand them the pen and tell them to write your story, you don’t get the pen back. Not easily anyway.″
“Robert rushed to the gravel-pit, found the Psammead, and presently wished for— But that, too, is another story.”
His parents smile after reading this, and his father says, “Well, we’d better buy a chess set.” Subtle account of how children can take action against something with which they disagree.
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