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Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought.

Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action.

Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity as at the moment when they are losing faith in them, and know it, but do not dare yet to confess it to themselves.

Men of action, above all those whose actions are guided by love, live forever.

Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted, and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.

More coming out about Saddam Hussein. We now know he takes Viagra and he has as many as six mistresses. No wonder Congress is reluctant to take action against this guy - he's one of their own.

Most action is based on redemption and revenge, and that's a formula. Moby Dick was formula. It's how you get to the conclusion that makes it interesting.

Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.

Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.

My life is ... a mystery which I do not attempt to really understand, as though 1 were led by the hand in a night where I see nothing, but can fully depend on the love and protection of Him who guides me.

Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is solid.

Never confuse motion with action.

Never mistake motion for action.

No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap.

No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution... revolution is but thought carried into action.

No way exists in the present to accurately determine the future effect of the least of our actions.

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.

Nothing ever happens but once in this world. What I do now I do once for all. It is over and gone, with all its eternity of solemn meaning.

Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.

Nothing is often a good thing to do and always a good thing to say.


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