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Top 100 Quotes About Action And Words

#1. Morality existed only in action. It arose out of action: was formed and tested in action: expressed itself in action. That was why we mustn't cheapen it with words - Author: C.P. Snow
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#2. An animal of only instinct, Johnny Ferret, has in his actions drama, but no theater; theater requires that you draw a circle around the action and observe it from outside the circle; in other words, self-consciousness is theater. - Author: Mary Ruefle
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#3. Be careful of what we say or do on this earth as every word and every action has a return. - Author: Aisha Mirza
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#4. Hope and wishes for all that delights will sour in the midst of action not taken and words unsaid. - Author: Maximillian Degenerez
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#5. Genuine courtesy is a creation, like pictures, like music. It is a harmonious blending of voice, gesture and movement, words and action, in which generosity of conduct is expressed. It reveals the man himself and has no ulterior purpose. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#6. Once I came across two ideographs for the word "love." The first contained the root words "heart" and "hand" and "action"-love as hands and heart in action together. The other ideograph, for "passionate love," was formed of "heart," "to tell," and "a long thread. - Author: Joy Kogawa
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#7. My father taught me that you can you read a hundred books on wisdom and write a hundred books on wisdom, but unless you apply what you learned then its only words on a page. Life is not lived with intentions, but action. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#8. Good leadership puts the interests of the community as a whole before those of any specific group. Credibility of leadership can only be established through action and not words. - Author: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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#9. This I regard as history's highest function, to let no worthy action be uncommemorated, and to hold out the reprobation of posterity as a terror to evil words and deeds. - Author: Tacitus
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#10. The words were like gunpowder blasts, sparking me into thought and action. - Author: Kailin Gow
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#11. Sometimes the best way to learn a lesson isn't just hearing the words, but putting it into practice by experimenting with it and finding its truth for yourself instead of taking someone else's word for it. - Author: A.J. Darkholme
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#12. Going beyond thoughts is merely to reduce the multiplicity of your thought.
Thoughts lead to words, words to language, language to action.
Action to realization, and back again to thoughts.
For the mind is made up of words, language and logic, until it dissolves into consciousness. - Author: Gian Kumar
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#13. May your thoughts, words and actions arise from love. - Author: Mata Amritanandamayi
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#14. THOUGHTS are the WORDS supported with the ACTION and both are not independent of each other to produce results. - Author: Anuj
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#15. The time is not there for us to act any more, the time we waited for is here right now for us to act brightly and create a bright future, for the future coming generations. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#16. Life is a sewer and we are all but swimmers within it. Smart people do the backstroke. (In other words you gotta have a giggle.) - Author: Stephen B. Pearl
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#17. Pass down values every day through your actions, your words and your time with your kids. - Author: Robert H. Frank
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#18. The preamble of thought, the transition through which it passes from the unconscious to the conscious, is action. Only so much do I know, as I have lived. Instantly we know whose words are loaded with life, and whose not. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#19. I am not a teacher in my heart," she said. "I am a doer, and all these little shitheads in front of me are do-nothings. There is racism in the world and they acknowledge it, but they sit in class listening to bullshit professors. Give me a bricklayer with a racist attitude. It is just more honest. - Author: Allan Dare Pearce
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#20. Be assertive, in speech and in conduct. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#21. I don't believe in signs. I believe in words, and action, and doing. And what you're doing is sitting and waiting and that is one hundred percent unacceptable. - Author: Lauren Blakely
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#22. Karma, simply put, is an action for an action ... good or bad. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#23. God has written us a book, and now we have the opportunity to respond with our words and actions. - Author: Jared Brock
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#24. Good Person, Good Words and Good Action are independent, wisdom lies in recognizing each of this good irrespective of other one or two being not Good. - Author: Venkat Gandhi
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#25. There is obviously a power and a truth in action that doesn't lie, which words easily can do. - Author: Twyla Tharp
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#26. The greatest religious problem today is how to be both a mystic and a militant; in other words how to combine the search for an expansion of inner awareness with effective social action, and how to feel one's true identity in both. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#27. The superiority of the dreamer is that dreaming is much more practical than living, and that the dreamer extracts from life a much vaster and varied pleasure than the action man. In better and more direct words, the dreamer is the real action man. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#28. The road that connects our thoughts to the ears of others is our tongue. What travel on this road is our word. Our action is the energy which transmits our emotions to the eyes of others and causes a great change in their minds - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#29. It's just words and words mean nothing. Only action does. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#30. You ask me why I do not write something ... I think one's feelings waste themselves in words, they ought all to be distilled into actions and into actions which bring results. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#31. Show, not tell, right? Action, not words. You don't want to hear how sorry I am or how things will be different this time. You want to see it with your own eyes. And until I can show you that, you won't tell me what I want to hear. - Author: Ann Aguirre
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#32. True sincerity works more than a magnet. It attracts, bond and take people farther far better than mere action and words! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#33. There's been the same kind of demonizing of the word 'feminism' as words like 'liberal,' 'affirmative action,' and so on. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#34. The suffragettes were women of action. Their motto was 'Deeds not Words,' and the film reflects that with a number of big set pieces, from the smashing of windows in central London to a riot at the Houses of Parliament. - Author: Sarah Gavron
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#35. Words should be used as tools of communication and not as a substitute for action - Author: Mae West
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#36. Take a moment to gather your thoughts about your situation and ask, "What would Love do?" Then channel that energy in your words and actions. - Author: Doreen Virtue
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#37. Wars and conflicts begin in the mind, then they are expressed in words and then executed through physical action, so personal transformation is intricately connected with the social and political transformation. - Author: Satish Kumar
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#38. I know that words cannot move mountains, but they can move the multitude - we've proven that time and time again. People are more ready to fight and die for a word than for anything else. Words shape thought, stir feeling, and force action. They kill and revive, corrupt and cure. - Author: Dan Abnett
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#39. What you deny to others will be denied to you, for the plain reason that you are always legislating for yourself; all your words and actions define the world you want to live in. - Author: Thaddeus Golas
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#40. Mr. Head stood very still and felt the action of mercy touch him again but this time he knew that there were no words in the world that could name it. He understood that it grew out of agony, which is not denied to any man and which is given in strange ways to children. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#41. No man, no power, can bind the action of wizardry or still the words of power. For they are the very words of Making, and one who could silence them could unmake the world. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#42. Philosophy without action is the ruin of the soul. One brave deed is worth a hundred books, a thousand theories, a million words. Now as always we need heroes. And heroines! Down with the passive and the limp. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#43. Words speak to the mind through the ears; actions speak to the mind through the eye - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#44. Let us not demeanor or belittle. Rather, let us be compassionate and encouraging,. We must be careful that we do not destroy another person's confidence through careless words. or actions. - Author: Thomas S. Monson
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#45. TELL THE WORLD WHAT YOU INTEND TO DO, BUT FIRST SHOW IT.This is the equivalent of saying deeds, and not words, are what count most. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#46. For a man of action and few words, the ones he did say were quite lovely. - Author: Melanie Dickerson
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#47. The only knowledge that can truly orient action is knowledge that frees itself from mere human interests and is based in Ideas in other words knowledge that has taken a theoretical attitude. - Author: Jurgen Habermas
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#48. Until there's a public commitment, and action to back that commitment, a policy is only words on paper. - Author: Tim Field
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#49. Deeds, rather than words, express my concept of the part religion should play in everyday life. I have watched constantly that in our movie work the highest moral and spiritual standards are upheld, whether it deals with fable or with stories of living action. - Author: Walt Disney Company
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#50. In Zen, actions speak louder than words. Doing is more important than knowing, and knowledge which cannot be translated into action is of little worth. - Author: Thich Thien-An
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#51. The words are meaningless except in terms of feeling. Does anyone act as the result of thought or does feeling stimulate action and sometimes thought implement it. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#52. Our love should not be just words and talk; it must be true love, which shows itself in action. - Author: John The Apostle
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#53. To any action there is always an opposite and equal reaction; in other words, the actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal and always opposite in direction. - Author: Isaac Newton
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#54. There is a vibrational effect in every action, just as there is vibration that rings from every letter in every word. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#55. To resolve such conflicts peacefully in our interdependent - or what I would like to call our intra-interdependent - world requires not just well-chosen words but sustained and unified action. - Author: Prince Hassan Bin Talal
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#56. define Ignatian spirituality in a few words, you could say that it is: Finding God in all things Becoming a contemplative in action Looking at the world in an incarnational way Seeking freedom and detachment - Author: James Martin
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#57. Today you are more inclined to put your ideas and visions into action than usual were you have the ability to express yourself and solve problems alone. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#58. There was a fine line of making love and fucking but this was love-fucking. This was cruel but sweet. Angry but happy. It was a thousand words in one timeless action - righting the wrongs of our past and hopefully repairing a future we both didn't think we'd ever find. - Author: Pepper Winters
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#59. Even small waves make it to shore. Use the potential you have through intention and action and enjoy your journey. - Author: Tony Curl
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#60. Our love must not be a thing of words and fine talk. It must be a thing of action and sincerity. - Author: Brian McGreevy
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#61. Pretentiousness isn't always just big words and meaningless jargon, but also pretty words that either when put into action don't mean beans or hurt you in the long run. Oftentimes, the former appeals to the intellect whereas the latter appeals to the heart. - Author: Criss Jami
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#62. A movement is pioneered by men of words, materialized by fanatics and consolidated by men of action. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#63. It is of unspeakable advantage to possess our minds with an habitual good intention, and to aim all our thoughts, words, and actions at some laudable end. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#64. I offer you a second way of approaching the moment where everything in your life just stops, this one from the actor Robert Duvall: "I exist very nicely between the words 'action' and 'cut.'"
And even a third way: "It doesn't present as pain," I once heard an oncological surgeon say of cancer. - Author: Joan Didion
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#65. Meaning beginns in the words, in the action, continues in your head and ends nowhere. There is no end to meaning. Meaning which is resolved, parcelled, labelled and ready for export is dead, impartient - and meaningless. - Author: Pfister
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#66. Words are good, but there is something better. The best is not to be explained by words. The spirit in which we act is the chief matter. Action can only be understood and represented by the spirit. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#67. We heard recently the touching story of a young flier who was killed in action. Before he died, he had time to scrawl only a few words as a brief final message to his parents back home. The note read: "Dear Mom and Pop; I had time to say my prayers. Jack." - Author: James Keller
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#68. Enthusiasm is a state of mind that inspires and arouses one to put ACTION into the task at hand. It is the most contagious of all emotions and transmits the impetus toward agreement and action to all within reach of your words. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#69. Most of my stories are ideas in action. In other words, I get a concept, and I let it run away. I find a character to act out the idea. And then the story takes care of itself. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#70. Churchill used words for different purposes: to argue for moral and political causes, to advocate courses of action in the social, national and international spheres, and to tell the story of his own life and that of Britain and its place in the world. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#71. Words are useless without action. Stop fantasizing and just DO it. Be a "game changer" or get played like an idiot. - Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
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#72. Wisdom teaches us to do, as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a colour. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#73. There are questions that are not meant to be answered with words. Some questions take a lifetime to answer. Take action. - Author: J.R. Rim
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#74. My hope and prayer is that the body of Christ in America will awake with holy boldness, a boldness content neither with silence nor mere words but that backs up those words with action and results. - Author: Frank R. Wolf
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#75. Drop the thought that you cannot affect the future. Tell yourself that the future is not coming TO you, it is coming THROUGH you. The change that is coming to you is that change that you place in your future with the thoughts, words, and actions of today - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#76. I read these words which are the sum of all moral philosophy, and which cut short all the disputes of the casuists: When in doubt if an action is good or bad, refrain. - Author: Voltaire
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#77. I do know that the right words, spoken from the heart with conviction, with a vision of a better place and a faith in the unseen, are a call to action. - Author: Deval Patrick
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#78. Thought is the first level of creation. Next comes the word. Everything you say is a thought expressed. It is creative and sends forth creative energy into the universe. Words are the second level of creation. Next comes action. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#79. There are more worlds than one, and in many ways they are unlike each other. But joy and sorrow, or, in other words, good and evil,are not absent in their degree from any of the worlds, for wherever there is life there is action, and action is but the expression of one or other of these qualities. - Author: James Stephens
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#80. She doesn't acknowledge Tucker, and there's no thank you for the cigarettes. She says a person shows their gratitude by action, not by words. So I guess that means she thanks me by smoking every cigarette in every pack. - Author: Peter Hedges
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#81. Integrity is a life where your beliefs and intentions are aligned with your words and actions. - Author: Stephen Lovegrove
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#82. It was a world of acts, and words had no more influence on acts than the sound of a waterfall has on the flow of the stream. - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#83. Let your words be petty and actions plenty! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#84. There is no use if knowledge grows while desires multiply. It makes one a hero in words and a zero in action. - Author: Sai Baba
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#85. It is a poor wit who lives by borrowing the words, decisions, mien, inventions and actions of others. - Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater
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#86. For a long time, rich countries have promised to reduce poverty but have failed to match their words with adequate action. Of course, some important progress has been made and millions of lives have been saved, but millions more could be saved. - Author: Peter Singer
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#87. The propriety of thoughts and words, which are the hidden beauties of a play, are but confusedly judged in the vehemence of action. - Author: John Dryden
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#88. It takes just a step to show the other side of you that you never wanted to show. It takes just a word to start the words you never wanted to say. It all begins with something and it all starts somewhere. Mind the starting point and note the beginning. - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#89. To be happy, drop the words 'if only' and substitute instead the words 'next time'. - Author: Smiley Blanton
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#90. True love turns words and feelings into actions. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#91. If we have touched another's life with our action and through our words then we have lived. - Author: Aisha Mirza
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#92. Words backed by faith and a true robust action have more power than words! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#93. The problem with words is that they easily lose their meaning. Say something often enough and it becomes a tic, not an expression of how you actually feel. Not only that, but words rarely change things. Actions do. - Author: Seth Godin
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#94. When I see someone in a military uniform I make it a point to approach them, shake their hand and say five words ... 'thank you for your service.' 'Stars Earn Stripes' is a high energy, fun, action show, but at its heart it is all about those five words. - Author: Mark Burnett
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#95. Without context words and actions have no meaning at all - Author: Gregory Bateson
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#96. If we have the patience to wait until the mud (our mind) settles and the water is clear, if we remain unmoving till the right action arises by itself, the right words will arise, without our thinking about them. - Author: Charlotte Joko Beck
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#97. Dear Mrs., Mr., Miss, or Mr. and Mrs. Daneeka: Words cannot express the deep personal grief I experienced when your husband, son, father, or brother was killed, wounded, or reported missing in action. - Author: Joseph Heller
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#98. Teach not with your words, but with your actions; not with discussion but with demonstration. For it is what you do that your children will emulate, and how you are that they will become. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#99. Remember, while words can be powerful, eloquent, and lasting, it is our committed action that will ultimately serve as the defining factor of our relationships. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#100. Oh, the others will talk and plan and make oaths and promises, but there are precious few fuckers who will do. - Author: Ian McGuire
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