Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try.— Ernest Hemingway
Profound Think Before You Act quotations
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
It only takes a second to call a girl fat and She'll take a lifetime trying to starve herself.. think before you act.
Every time you speak right, you are training yourself to think right and act right.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
You are part of the world's most feared and trusted force.
Engage your brain before you engage your weapon.
Regret is unnecessary. Think before you act.
Think before you act; think twice before you speak.
Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.
[...] every time he forces himself to think before acting, it's her voice in his head telling him to slow down. He wants to tell her, but she's always so busy in the medical jet—and you don't just go to somebody and say, "I'm a better person because you're in my head.
Think before you act and then act decisively. Fortune favors the brave.
Saving habits - in itself an education is now.
It reinforces your strengths, teaching you how to refuse, orderly thinking, think before you act and thus expand your mind
Kind souls think kind thoughts, do kind acts and say kind words.
I don't want to discredit people's individuality, but I think people are pretty much the same. People are very similar. If you have a good enough imagination then you can feel things that you personally have never done before. That's acting.
A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but hes not a man of action. It is as if a tennis player before returning a ball stopped to think about his views of the physical and mental advantages of tennis. You must act as you breathe.
Think before you act and act on what you believe.
It's a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you're ready. I have this feeling that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now.
I hadn't been out to the hives before, so to start off she gave me a lesson in what she called 'bee yard etiquette'. She reminded me that the world was really one bee yard, and the same rules work fine in both places. Don't be afraid, as no life-loving bee wants to sting you. Still, don't be an idiot; wear long sleeves and pants. Don't swat. Don't even think about swatting. If you feel angry, whistle. Anger agitates while whistling melts a bee's temper. Act like you know what you're doing, even if you don't. Above all, send the bees love. Every little thing wants to be loved.
I don't want to mess up my life. You only get one shot. I don't want to let my fans or anybody else down. So, I always think before I act. And as long as I do that, I'll be okay.
This is sort of inflection-free acting [playing Maigret], and I really wasn't sure if I could do it - you make your mind up on whether I've succeeded or not. But yes, I found it difficult when we were shooting; it was a couple of weeks before I settled into not worrying - to finding a way of delivering those lines - so my worries of many months before I think had been justified. I found it a difficult way of being.
Most of our problems are because we act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting.
Many of us get many messages in our lives, or think we get them.
As long as the message is regarding our own selves, go on doing what you please. But when it is in regard to our contact with and behavior to others, think a hundred times before you act upon it-and then you will be safe.
I think a lot of that is what helped me develop my character.
I wouldn't say it was Method, but it was definitely a little more in depth than I've done before in terms of acting. With the other kids, we all were such good friends by the time we started shooting. Because of that, it allowed us to trust each other more to push the dynamics of the relationship to places which you might not be able to had you not trusted that person.
Secondly, there are such things as roving wiretaps.
Now, by the way, any time you hear the United States government talking about wiretap, it requires - a wiretap requires a court order. [...] Nothing has changed, by the way. When we're talking about chasing down terrorists, we're talking about getting a court order before we do so. [...]
Be Slow to criticize and Fast to Appreciate.
Think before you act: it's not your money.
Whatever may be your desire to accomplish great deeds, the deep silence of pregnancy never comes to you! The event of the day sweeps you along like straws before the wind whilst ye lie under the illusion that ye are chasing the event,-poor fellows! If a man wishes to act the hero on the stage he must not think of forming part of the chorus; he should not even know how the chorus is made up.
In order to be able to work with somebody in acting, you've first got to think that person's a good actor before you can enjoy working with them. I guess that goes with the trust.
Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today.
I've never like had a system or a program, I always think that I don't know how to act. I'll adapt to any director because I don't really have a set way that I do things. If a director hires me and says, "I want you to get started right now and do this research, this research, this research and I want you to have every line memorized before you ever show up for the first day," then that's what I'll do.
Act before you think - your instincts are more honest than your thoughts.
I think before I act---and then think again.
I am not entirely a coward, but I do not lose myself in action as you do.