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)