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We live in an age of haste. Some people look at an egg and expect it to crow. Orison S. Marden#Action 329
Orison S. Marden#Action 329
What would our world be like if we ceased to worry about “right” and “wrong,” or “good” and “evil,” and simply acted so as to maximize well-being, our own and that of others? Would we lose anything important? Sam Harris#Action 233
Sam Harris#Action 233
In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because there was no action there. Bo Jackson#Action 191
Bo Jackson#Action 191
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe#Action 170
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe#Action 170
For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character. Ferdinand Mount#Action 108
Ferdinand Mount#Action 108
Act so that the maxim of your act could be made the principle of a universal law. Immanuel Kant#Action 102
Immanuel Kant#Action 102
Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life? We are determined to be starved before we are hungry. Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitches today to save nine tomorrow. Henry David Thoreau#Action 84
Henry David Thoreau#Action 84
The future depends on what you do today. Mahatma Gandhi#Action 81
Mahatma Gandhi#Action 81
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction. Rita Mae Brown#Action 71
Rita Mae Brown#Action 71
The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought. Heinrich Heine#Action 69
Heinrich Heine#Action 69
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