Quotations About Action
What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939
Action is the antidote to despair.
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
Men expect too much, do too little.
Deliberation is a function of the many; action is the function of one.
Charles de Gaulle
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
Action will remove the doubts that theory cannot solve.
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
Well done is better than well said.