A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all.

Action makes more fortune than caution.

Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.

Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action

Actions lie louder than words.

Always do what you are afraid to do.

Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing.

Failures are divided into two classes --those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.

For me, words are a form of action, capable of influencing change.

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.

If you want to know your past - look into your present conditions. If you want to know your future - look into your present actions.

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.

The link between ideas and action is rarely direct. There is almost always an intermediate step in which theidea is overcome. De Tocqueville points out that it is at times when passions start to govern human affairs that ideas are most obviously translate

The only cure for grief is action.

There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.

This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out.

Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind.

To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold tothat action till the goal is reached. The key is action.

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.