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Action Quotes

Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.

Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801)

Profession: Swiss Theologian, Mystic

He who limps is still walking.

Author: Stanislaw J. Lec (1909)

Profession: Polish Writer

Sometimes something worth doing is worth overdoing.

Author: David Letterman (1947)

Profession: American TV Personality

Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger.

Author: Elmer G. Letterman


You can't start at the top.

Author: Samuel Levenson


Sings. Hope in every sphere of life is a privilege that attaches to action. No action, no hope.

Author: Peter Levi


Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.

Author: James Levin

Profession: American educator

I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.

Author: Harvey Spencer Lewis

Profession: American Author of "Mansions of the Soul"

The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle.

Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

Profession: German Physicist, Satirist

Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny.

Author: A. L. Linall Jr. (1947)

Profession: American Editor

As our case is new, we must think and act anew.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

One thought driven home is better than three left on base.

Author: James Liter


The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.

Author: John Locke (1632-1704)

Profession: British Philosopher

Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every day, every hour, rushes by. There is no time.

Author: Haniel Long (1888-1956)

Profession: American Author, Poet, Journalist