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Our tendency is to hope that things will turn out the way we want them to, so much of the time, but we don't do the things that are necessary to make those things become reality.

People who make some other person part of their job are dangerous.

Play off everyone against each other so that you have more avenues of action open to you.

Play out the game, act well your part, and if the gods have blundered, we will not.

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.

Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action; its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature.

Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.

Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.

Rational behavior requires theory. Reactive behavior requires only reflex action.

Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.

Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.

Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big. See quote detail

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.

Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.

So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.

So much to do; so little done.

So often we try to alter circumstances to suit ourselves, instead of letting them alter us.

Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?


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