'Tis God gives skill, but not without men's hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius's violins without Antonio.

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.

A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.

A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need.

A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.

A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerally of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.

A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else.

A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.

A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action.. You must act as you breathe.

A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.

A well begun is half ended.

Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a be general natural law.

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

Act like you expect to get into the end zone.

Act quickly, think slowly.

Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.

Act, don't react!

Act, if you like, but you do it at your peril. Men's actions are too strong for them. Show me a man who has acted and who has not been the victim and slave of his action.

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