Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habit.— Laozi
Simplistic Motivational Action quotations
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action.
The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
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.
I can feel guilty about the past, Apprehensive about the future,but only in the present can I act.The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
Being willing is not enough. We must do.
Leadership is an action, not a position.
It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important.
You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there'll be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.
Good things don't come to those who wait. They come to those who agitate!
Having a vision for what you want is not enough...Vision without execution is hallucination
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.
If you're going to be thinking anyway, think big!
There's always ways of motivating yourself to higher levels.
Write about it, dream about it. But after that, turn it into action. Don't just dream.
Let your dreams be bigger than your fears and your actions louder than your words.
Learning is not virtue but the means to bring us an acquaintance with it.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. Let these be your motives to action through life, the relief of the distressed, the detection of frauds, the defeat of oppression, and diffusion of happiness.
A small act is worth a million thoughts.
We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today.
We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there "is" such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and postive action.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started
What we think or what we know or what we believe is in the end of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.
An ounce of action can crush a ton of fear.
Try and fail,but don't fail to try.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing.
If you don't like your situation in life, don't fret or worry--do something about it. Worry less, and act more.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out and meet the bloody thing.
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.
Great people do things before they're ready.
We won't let history define our future.
Our actions will do the talking. Our determination will turn doubters into believers.
We have learnt, rather too late, that action comes, not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
the shell must break before the bird can fly.
It's your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
Courage is the ability to go from failure to failure with enthusiasm.
Complaining is silly. Either act or forget.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
To face the realities of our lives is not a reason for despair-despair is a tool of your enemies. Facing the realities of our lives gives us motivation for action. For you are not powerless... You know why the hard questions must be asked. It is not altruism, it is self-preservation-survival.
You only have control over three things in your life - the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior). How you use these three things determines everything you experience. If you don't like what you are producing and experiencing, you have to change your responses.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
You cannot change anything in your life with intention alone, which can become a watered-down, occasional hope that you'll get to tomorrow. Intention without action is useless.