Taking Action Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Taking Action

#1. And we think that our citizens and yours would be very angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible step for prevention and then for joint action in the likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well- being, taking action at the same time. - Author: David Blunkett
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#2. To be loved is important as is having a sense of accomplishment but to love is equally important in life especially when it is combined with taking action to do something for someone else to make their life better. - Author: Richard Kiel
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#3. Believe it; 25 years from now or less, you will be voted for or appointed by the actions you are taking today! Guess what the vote will mean. Will it be an election for you to occupy the edifice of failure or to be the administrator in the kingdom of success? Rise up and optimize your potentials! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#4. How can we learn self-knowledge? Never by taking thought but rather by action. Try to do your duty and you'll soon discover what you're like. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#5. At any moment we can demonstrate our faith by taking action that shows our belief in God's promises! - Author: Alisa Hope Wagner
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#6. Heritage Action is a self-interested fundraising organization led by a former Giuliani staffer who is not taking counsel from real conservatives ... It is a worthless organization to the conservative movement. I'll be the first to say that. - Author: Geoff Davis
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#7. The familiar childhood admonition of 'counting to 10' before taking action works because it emphasizes the two key elements of anger management
time and distraction. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#8. While some sit on the sidelines and fail to offer any practical solutions to address high gas prices now, the House is once again taking action to meet the energy needs of the American people. - Author: Dave Reichert
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#9. It is better to act too quickly than it is to wait too long. - Author: Jack Welch
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#10. Emotion has its place, but it must not interfere with taking the appropriate action. - Author: Susan Oakey-Baker
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#11. Sometimes the heart makes decisions the mind cannot, and though we know that the heart is deceitful above all things, we know that at rare moments of stress and profound loss it can be purged pure by suffering. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#12. I see the Baldrige process as a powerful set of mechanisms for disciplined people engaged in disciplined thought and taking disciplined action to create great organizations that produce exceptional results. - Author: James C. Collins
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#13. Don't let your negative self beliefs haunt you out of taking action. You owe it to yourself to live the life that you desire. - Author: Joel Brown
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#14. There are two kinds of idiots - those who don't take action because they have received a threat, and those who think they are taking action because they have issued a threat. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#15. It's like what those cheesy action-movie heros always say before they finish taking out the bad guys: I started this, and I'm going to finish it. Except even in the movie of my own life, I've never been the heroine. I've never been Action Girl. I've only ever been Kristen's supporting character. - Author: Hannah Harrington
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#16. To praise great actions with sincerity may be said to be taking part in them. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#17. Every adviser told me to study the company, learn the business for the first 90 days and don't make any decisions. I couldn't resist seeing broken things and immediately taking action. - Author: Marcelo Claure
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#18. Never leave the scene of clarity without taking decisive action. - Author: Michael Hyatt
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#19. The president is being denounced for not taking the kind of pre-emptive action in Afghanistan that he has been so passionately denounced for taking in Iraq. Damned if he does and damned if he doesn't. - Author: Ferdinand Mount
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#20. It was not feasible to lose time in making careful surveys or extensive preliminary studies of possible control methods; learn how to get rid of Anopheles gambiae by actually getting rid of Anopheles gambiae. - Author: Fred Lowe Soper
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#21. If the Saints call, naturally I will consider taking their request to the Board of Supervisors. Because they're our Saints, too, and we're all in this together. But obviously, I couldn't do anything without board action. - Author: Skip Bertman
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#22. While some of us act without thinking, too many of us think without acting. - Author: Dan Millman
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#23. You and you alone are responsible for taking actions to create the life of your dreams. Nobody else can (or will) do it for you. - Author: Jack Canfield
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#24. Staying motivated in business is really less about what you hear and think, and more about what you do and achieve. - Author: Kevin J. Donaldson
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#25. Like an apparently strict musical form it breaks the five minute whole into its structural parts - a descriptive preamble, the action of taking the cards, the development of the cards' manipulation and the revelation of what has been achieved. - Author: Gavin Bryars
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#26. From the moment of birth we are immersed in action, and can only fitfully guide it by taking thought. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#27. Every belief that you hold manifests itself in some manner by either causing you to take some form of action or by preventing you from taking action. If you don't believe something is possible, you won't even attempt it. - Author: Chris Prentiss
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#28. A leader in America or anyone who says they truly care about this nation without taking some kind of action is either a liar or insane. In either case, they are unfit to lead. - Author: Mark Ruffalo
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#29. The executive art is nine-tenths inducing those who have authority to use it in taking pertinent action - Author: Chester Barnard
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#30. No one can be guaranteed success without failures along the way. But one thing that guarantees failure is never taking action. - Author: Clifton Anderson
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#31. I fear the future I wish for my children is at risk, so I'm taking action. Please join me ... - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#32. By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#33. If you are looking at data over and over you better be taking away valuable insight every time. If you are constantly looking at data that isn't leading to strategic action stop wasting your time and look for more Actionable Analytics. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#34. Inspiration is a spark. It is nothing unless we use it to build a fire. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#35. If I don't feel confident about my body, I'm not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It's all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it's fitness or whatever. It's about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it. - Author: Kim Kardashian
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#36. Courage is all about taking action. Courage requires discipline, vitality, and guts to face those tasks in your profession that make you feel uncomfortable. - Author: David Sandler
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#37. When you're busy, avoid taking the quickest action. Instead make the extra effort to truly serve the customer. - Author: Marilyn Suttle
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#38. A big part of honesty is self-discipline, personal resolve, and taking pride in who you are as a person and what each action means to your character. - Author: Jeffrey Gitomer
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#39. In the war against breast cancer, we have the ability to arm ourselves with knowledge and education is a powerful tool. By taking action and doing something positive, fear is replaced with hope. - Author: Diahann Carroll
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#40. Thinking is free, planning is also free, but action taking is not free; you have a price to pay. Success is not luck; it demands work ... hard work of course! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#41. Be a teacher. If someone is acting hurtful toward you, chances are high that they're doing the same to others. By speaking up and taking action, you are helping others who might be hurt from this person unless they are reigned in. - Author: Doreen Virtue
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#42. Sheikh Hasina's government is one of the best Bangladesh has ever had. She is taking action against fundamentalists. But even she refused to let me return. I don't think I can ever return home. - Author: Taslima Nasrin
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#43. The first action of my life was the taking hold of my nose with both hands. My mother saw this and called me a genius:-my father wept for joy and presented me with a treatise on Nosology. This I mastered before I was breeched. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#44. The real destination lies in step taking! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#45. This feat I also had no idea how to accomplish, but ignorance had never stopped me from taking action before. - Author: Viet Thanh Nguyen
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#46. It wasn't enough to be positive, focused and fearless, I had to take action! Musicians say that the hardest part of practicing is taking the instrument out of the case. To begin is to be half done! - Author: Joey Reiman
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#47. Stigma's power lies in silence. The silence that persists when discussion and action should be taking place. The silence one imposes on another for speaking up on a taboo subject, branding them with a label until they are rendered mute or preferably unheard. - Author: M.B. Dallocchio
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#48. Deep inside us all, there is a perpetual conflict between our urge to succeed and the fear of taking action. The trouble is, taking action almost always precedes success. - Author: Majid Kazmi
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#49. Praise and reward create a system of extrinsic motivations for behavior. Children (and adults) end up taking action in order to receive the praise or rewards. - Author: Marshall B. Rosenberg
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#50. Being-'subject' means taking up a position from which an actor can make the transition from theory to practice. This transition usually takes place once an actor has found the motive that liberates them from hesitation and disinhibits them for action. - Author: Peter Sloterdijk
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#51. Doing your best is taking the action because you love it, not because you're expecting a reward. Most people do the exact opposite: They only take action when they expect a reward, and they don't enjoy the action. And that's the reason why they don't do their best. - Author: Miguel Angel Ruiz
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#52. The only regret we should have is allowing regret to hold us back from taking action now. - Author: Charles F. Glassman
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#53. Service is taking action to create value for someone else. - Author: Ron Kaufman
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#54. Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald's, said, There are three keys to success: 1. Being at the right place at the right time. 2. Knowing you are there. 3. Taking action. - Author: Jack Canfield
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#55. You will not make a man wiser by taking freedom of action from him. A man can only learn when he is free to act. - Author: Auberon Herbert
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#56. Look for wars to trim transition times. If you decide to do something, do it. You can lose thirty minutes or more puttering around the house, putting things away, getting distracted, and losing intensity before taking whatever action you decide to take. - Author: Laura Vanderkam
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#57. Take action. Every story you've ever connected with, every leader you've ever admired, every puny little thing that you've ever accomplished is the result of taking action. You have a choice. You can either be a passive victim of circumstance or you can be the active hero of your own life. - Author: Bradley Whitford
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#58. It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#59. It is easy to sit up & notice. What is difficult is getting up & taking action. - Author: Al Batt
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#60. Successful entrepreneurs don't have better ideas; instead they have better mindsets for taking action. Action is what sets apart an aspiring entrepreneur from others. - Author: Farshad Asl
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#61. He did not say that the only true nightmare was not being able to do something and that this, at least, was something. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#62. Conventional wisdom tells us to avoid taking unalterable action while at a low point in life. I have never been conventional. - Author: Therese Fowler
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#63. I trust the process of life. Only right and good action is taking place in my life. - Author: Louise L. Hay
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#64. Self-awareness is a great tool to combating resistance. When you feel resistance to taking action, stop in your tracks. Try to understand the 'why' behind it. Is the resistance valid? - Author: Vatsala Shukla
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#65. One person really can make a difference. Each person is the revolution. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#66. Give yourself a deadline to stop planning and to start taking action. - Author: Andy Gilbert
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#67. If Margaret Thatcher took climate change seriously and believed that we should take action to reduce global greenhouse emissions, then taking action and supporting and accepting the science can hardly be the mark of incipient Bolshevism. - Author: Malcolm Turnbull
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#68. Dreams in your life are like light bulbs that brighten your room. But having them on the ceiling is just not enough; you got to make an effort by pressing on the switch and there it goes taking away the darkness! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#69. To take responsibility for one's own actions, good and bad, is something else. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#70. Success comes from taking the initiative and following up ... persisting ... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life? - Author: Tony Robbins
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#71. do not just take a risk ; take the risk. When you are taking the risk, ponder! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#72. Without a standard there is no logical basis for making a decision or taking action. - Author: Joseph M. Juran
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#73. And maybe that's why the only thing that keeps me going is my belief that we are capable of being better than we are ... capable of taking action to avoid a catastrophic future. - Author: Dan Brown
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#74. We can take action with a player without the league taking any action. But all that we can do is, we can deactivate him. But we're limited under the collective bargaining agreement to four games. - Author: Bob McNair
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#75. In government and out, there are vast realms of the bureaucracy dedicated to seeking more information, in perpetuity if need be, in order to avoid taking action. - Author: Meg Greenfield
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#76. I believe that worrying about the problems plaguing our planet without taking steps to confront them is absolutely irrelevant. The only thing that changes this world is taking action. - Author: Jody Williams
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#77. I am not taking legal action against any team-mate. - Author: Saido Berahino
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#78. You must know the thoughts of God, in order to start taking right actions - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#79. The breeding ground of fear is procrastination and inaction. We overcome them not by preparation, but by taking action. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#80. As the leadership team, we're taking bold and decisive action to evolve our organization and culture. This includes difficult steps, but they are necessary to position Microsoft for future growth and industry leadership. - Author: Amy Hood
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#81. I believe in the bible. I believe in the one true God. I believe he is the one true God because he's the only one that loved me enough to actually take action in my life. - Author: Jacci Mendelsohn
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#82. The trap in Hamlet is he's the most passive of Shakespeare's characters. He's not a Richard III, not out there taking a lot of action. It's a lot of asides and soliloquies where he's wrapped in angst, and that's not a very interesting character. - Author: Kurt Sutter
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#83. The odor of literature as a stopgap, of words piled one upon the other to avoid taking action or to console oneself for being incapable of it. - Author: Rene Daumal
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#84. On Dreams
Only one thing supersedes the importance of thinking about a better tomorrow. It's taking action today. - Author: Vincent Lowry
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#85. That's what we do on 'Entourage.' We embed ourselves in legitimate authentic moments so wherever the action is happening, we're taking pieces from that red carpet. - Author: Adrian Grenier
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#86. Moreover, the church might be obliged to not only "bind up the wounds of those who have fallen beneath the wheel . . . but at times halt the wheel itself" by taking direct political action. - Author: Anonymous
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#87. One day you'll notice something different and if you take advantage of that moment, you will be what you exactly needed to be. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#88. Only a philosopher would consider taking Oedipus as a model for a normal, unproblematic relation between an action and the maxim of the act. - Author: Jerry A. Fodor
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#89. You cannot do it unless you do it - Author: Anonymous
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#90. These things were in my mind from the first moment I entered the vocal booth. The gratitude I had for rock and roll as it pulled me through a difficult adolescence. The joy I experienced when I danced. The moral power I gleaned in taking responsibility for one's action.
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#91. Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us. - Author: John Jay Chapman
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#92. To taking an action that could make life even worse. Psychologists call this "loss aversion." Research in cognitive - Author: Jerome Groopman
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#93. Many people think passion is a fuzzy feeling that makes taking action effortless. In fact, it's the gritty courage and tenacity to forge onward ... - Author: Martha Beck
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#94. Revenge is the thinking man's reflex, a complex blend of action and consistency no other animal species has so far succeeded in evolving. Evolutionary speaking, the practice of taking revenge has shown itself to the so effective that only the most vengeful of us have survived. - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#95. ALL EXCUSES must be FOUGHT by taking ACTION against the THOUGHT. ~ Author Mammy Oaklee - Author: Mammy Oaklee
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#96. At least you're taking action. Every big thing starts small. - Author: Ann Aguirre
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#97. Because we have so much eye candy and mind candy, spending so much time trying to pay the rent, all of this conspires to keep us from thinking too hard or taking action from that. Our time is stolen. So much of our daily life is stolen. - Author: Lydia Lunch
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#98. If it doesn't do you any good, dump it. Take some action, push that lever, flush it away, and don't look back. Take small steps everyday of your life, and start taking control of what you say when you talk to yourself. - Author: Dave Pelzer
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#99. Never Be Still unless you're resting. If you're not at rest, you should be taking action. - Author: Brian A. Brown
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#100. I know as I'm taking my dying breath, the ambulance guy will ask me why they cancelled Action. - Author: Illeana Douglas
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