Action Sayings and Quotes

Words have a purpose, but they can only do so much. Without deeds, words are empty promises. Roll up your sleeves and prepare to do the work with the collection of wise and insightful action quotes below.


Actions speak louder than words.      

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Deeds are fruits; words are leaves.      

English (on words and deeds)

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.      

Washington Irving (1783-1859)

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

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

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)