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
I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.
William J. Lock
Nature takes away any faculty that is not used.
William R. Inge
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
Stephen R. Covey
The shortest answer is doing.
Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Don't find fault. Find a remedy.
Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it.
We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.