Action Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old action quotes, action sayings, and action proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Actions speak louder than words.      

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Deeds are fruits; words are leaves.      

English (on words and deeds)

Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet.      

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.      

Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Nothing is easy to the unwilling.      

Gaelic (on attitude)

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.      

Chaucer (c.1343-1400)

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.      

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Willing is not enough, we must do.      

Johann Von Goethe (1749-1832)