Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.— Haile Selassie
Surprising Acting quotations
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
There are four principles we need to maintain: First, read the Word of God.
Second, consume the Word of God until it consumes you. Third believe the Word of God. Fourth, act on the Word.
The revolution and women's liberation go together.
We do not talk of women's emancipation as an act of charity or out of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the revolution to triumph. Women hold up the other half of the sky.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
My wish for you is that you continue.
Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness.
Revolutions are brought about by men, by men who think as men of action and act as men of thought.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try.
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Whenever you can, act as a liberator.
Freedom, dignity, wealth - these three together constitute the greatest happiness of humanity. If you bequeath all three to your people, their love for you will never die.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence;
it is to act with yesterday's logic.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
The Bible is very easy to understand.
But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly.
Act your age, not your shoe size.
We are now all Pakistanis — not Baluchis, Pathans, Sindhis, Bengalis, Punjabis and so on — and as Pakistanis, we must feet behave and act, and we should be proud to be known as Pakistanis and nothing else.
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is "timing" it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.
The simple act of opening a bottle of wine has brought more happiness to the human race than all the collective governments in the history of earth
To force a human being to learn according to a set curriculum is a dictatorial act.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.
You ask me 'What’s the the greatest act of faith?' To me is to look in the mirror of God’s word, and see all my faults, all my sin, all my shortcomings and to believe that God loves me exactly as he says he does.
People acting together as a group can accomplish things which no individual acting alone could ever hope to bring about.
Carry out a randon act of kindness, with no expectations of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act.
Do you know why people like violence? It is because it feels good.
Humans find violence deeply satisfying. But remove the satisfaction, and the act becomes hollow.
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.
Dream Big. Start small. Act now.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Life never stops. The torment of men will be eternal, unless the function of creating and acting and changing, living intensely through each day, be considered an eternal joy.
You are what you think. So just think big, believe big, act big, work big, give big, forgive big, laugh big, love big and live big.
Decide what you want, and then act as if it were impossible to fail.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
The white man is very clever. He came quietly and peaceably with his religion. We were amused at his foolishness and allowed him to stay. Now he has won our brothers, and our clan can no longer act like one. He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.
It only takes a second to call a girl fat and She'll take a lifetime trying to starve herself.. think before you act.
The moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves, too.
All sorts of things occur to help one that would never have otherwise occurred...unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamed would have come his way.
The moment we choose to love we begin to move against domination, against oppression. The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom, to act in ways that liberate ourselves and others.