Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Action is the product of the qualities inherent in nature.
So great is human weakness, that we must reckon amongst virtuous actions abstention from the evils which we are tempted to commit.
When deeds speak, words are nothing.
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.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.
The ancestor of every action is thought.
Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality.
The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.