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I began revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.

I began to have an idea of my life, not as the slow shaping of achievement to fit my preconceived purposes, but as the gradual discovery and growth of a purpose which I did not know.

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Every object is beautiful in motion; a ship under sail, trees gently agitated with the wind, and a fine woman dancing, are three instances in point. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.

I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.

I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.

I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can, you can't do any better. So when I go to sleep I turn everything over to the Lord and forget it.

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act. See quote detail

I don't want to be an action star, an action star's life is so short. I want my life to get longer, I want my career to get longer.

I feel like I'm a filmmaker; I don't feel I need to yell action and cut.

I find that the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles, but a great deal about their acts.

I just have more fun when I get to try new things - and the action film genre has kind of painted itself into a corner, copied itself so many times and it has basically run out of bad buys.

I learn by going where I have to go.

I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can't afford to take legal action against them.

I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.

I never worry about action, but only inaction.

I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.

I say that justice is truth in action.

I see not a step before me as I tread on another year; But I've left the Past in God's keeping, the Future His mercy shall clear; And what looks dark in the distance may brighten as I draw near.

I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment, it takes place every day.


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