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.
Try and trust will move mountains.
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.
From small beginnings come great things.
Some will, some don't, so what!
The early bird gets the worm.
To talk goodness is not good... only to do it is.
Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Talk doesn't cook rice.