List of Proverbs and Sayings for "Action"


  1. The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts. - Locke
  2. Think in the morning, act in the noon, eat in the evening and sleep in the night. – William Stake
  3. The actions of men are like the index to a book; they point out what is most remarkable in them. – Thomas Fuller
  4. Actions are ours; their consequences belong to heaven. – Sir P. Francis
  5. Let not the fruits of action be the motive of your actions, otherwise you might be disappointed and leave the path of right action. – Rig Veda
  6. Unrighteous deeds gradually undermine the very foundations of happiness. – Swami Dayanand
  7. He who knows both action and knowledge with action overcomes death and with knowledge reaches immortality. – Isa Upanishad
  8. Be concerned with actions only, never with its results. – Yajur Veda
  9. Strong reasons make strong actions. – Shakespeare
  10. The great end of life is not knowledge but action. – Thomas Henry Huxley
  11. Get good counsel before you begin; and when you have decided, act promptly. – Sallust
  12. Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. – James Russell Lowell
  13. Nobody can become perfect by merely ceasing to act. – Bhagavad Gita
  14. Successful action tends to become an end in itself. – Eric Hoffer
  15. To do nothing is in every man's power. - Samuel Johnson
  16. He that is overcautious will accomplish little. – Schiller
  17. What's done can't be undone. – Shakespeare
  18. I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment; it takes place every day. – Albert Camus
  19. Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone. – Charles De Gaulle
  20. All Actions are judged by the motives prompting them. – Prophet Muhammad
  21. Our good and evil deeds follow us continually like shadows. – Lord Buddha
  22. Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. – Disraeli
  23. Action speaks louder than words. – English Proverb
  24. Right action cannot come out of nothing; it must be preceded by thought. – Jawaharlal Nehru
  25. Every noble activity makes room for itself. - Emerson


Article ID: 23
Created: Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Last Updated: Wed, Apr 17, 2019
Author: Ajay Chadha

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