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When Demosthenes was asked what were the three most important aspects of oratory, he answered, ''Action, Action, Action.''

Author: Plutarch (46-120 AD)

Profession: Greek Essayist, Biographer

The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.

Author: Ezra Pound (1885-1972)

Profession: American Poet, Critic

Either move or be moved.

Author: Colin Powell (1937)

Profession: American Army General

The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.

Author: Pierre Joseph Proudhon (1809-1865)

Profession: French Socialist, Political Theorist

Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.

Author: Proverb

Profession:

Try and trust will move mountains.

Author: Proverb

Profession:

When deeds speak, words are nothing.

Author: African Proverb

Profession: Sayings of African Origin

After all is said and done, more is said than done.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

From small beginnings come great things.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

Some will, some don't, so what!

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

The early bird gets the worm.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

To talk goodness is not good... only to do it is.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

Talk doesn't cook rice.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin