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
We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.
When deeds speak, words are nothing.
Doing things is not the same as getting things done.
One false step can bring everlasting grief.
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
Men expect too much, do too little.
Action is the antidote to despair.
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.