Act Quotes

"Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that...

"Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love." ~ J.R.R. Tolkien
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"Until such time as the worl...

"Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on." -Nick Fury
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โ€ชNever trust a person who can clear the...

โ€ชNever trust a person who can clear their conscience of any immoral act by asking forgiveness from their imaginary friend. โ€ฌ
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โ€œSometimes, a weak...

โ€œSometimes, a weak act of pity is the deepest act of cruelty.โ€
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โ€œThe only way to deal with an unfree world i...

โ€œThe only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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"Sometimes, even to ...

"Sometimes, even to live is an act of courage " - Seneca the Younger
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"Be great in act, as ...

"Be great in act, as you have been in thought." ( William Shakespeare)
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"Act with kindness...

"Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude." - Confucius
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To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our ...

To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our organs, our senses, our faculties, of all the parts of ourselves which give us the sentiment of our existence. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Soothsayer. Beware the ides of March | Caesar. ...

Soothsayer. Beware the ides of March | Caesar. He is a dreamer; let us leave him: pass | -- The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 2 - Shakespeare
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โ€œSelf-knowledge is better than self-contr...

โ€œSelf-knowledge is better than self-control any day, and I know myself well enough to know how I act around cookiesโ€ - Claudia Gray
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"Until such time as the world...

"Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on." - Nick Fury
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We are what we repeated...

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
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Seneca: You act like mo...

Seneca: You act like mortals in all you fear and immortals in all you desire.
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โ€œHe is capable of behaving kindly, but he is not kind. He is capable of committing ...

โ€œHe is capable of behaving kindly, but he is not kind. He is capable of committing acts of generosity, but he is not generous. He is capable of being loyal, but he is fundamentally disloyal.โ€ โ€” Michael Cohen speaking about his former client Donald J. Trump
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The most courageous ac...

The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. Coco Chanel
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"Sometimes even ...

"Sometimes even to live is an act of courage."- Seneca
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We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole sy...

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act. ...Charles Darwin
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โ€˜Good people do not need laws to tell ...

โ€˜Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.โ€™ - Plato
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โ€œThereโ€™s no point in being grown up...

โ€œThereโ€™s no point in being grown up if you canโ€™t act a little childish sometimesโ€ - Tom Baker The Fourth Doctor
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Why is it immoral to be paid f...

Why is it immoral to be paid for an act that is perfectly legal if done for free? ...Gloria Allred
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"I was not always the best student with the highest grades, but my teachers saw something ...

"I was not always the best student with the highest grades, but my teachers saw something in me and tried to encourage me." - Nobel Laureate May-Britt Moser. This girl would grow up to uncover one of the brain's biggest mysteries: grid cells, which act as the brain's inner GPS.
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โ€œThe purpose behind prison reform should be to have less cri...

โ€œThe purpose behind prison reform should be to have less crime. The prisoner has to be treated like a human being. If he isnโ€™t, when he gets out, he wonโ€™t act like one.โ€ โ€” Freddie Mercury
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''We are what we repeatedly...

''We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.'' Aristotle
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Act as if what you ...

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does ~William James
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โ€œNo act of kindne...

โ€œNo act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.โ€
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Act the way you'd like t...

Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act. โ€” Leonard Cohen
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โ€œWhat experience and history teach is this -- that people an...

โ€œWhat experience and history teach is this -- that people and governments never have learned anything from history or acted on principles derived from it.โ€ -- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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โ€œThe purpose behind prison reform should be to have less cr...

โ€œThe purpose behind prison reform should be to have less crime. The prisoner has to be treated like a human being. If he isnโ€™t, when he gets out, he wonโ€™t act like one.โ€ - Johnny Cash
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"A true selfles...

"A true selfless act always sparks another" - Klaus
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โ€œDo you want to know who you are?...

โ€œDo you want to know who you are? Donโ€™t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.โ€ โ€” Thomas Jefferson
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"A Prince, whose character is thus marked by ever...

"A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." - Declaration of Independence
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Free will is an illusion...

Free will is an illusion, but it is our job in society to act as if we had one.
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Accept โ€“ then act. Whatever the present moment...

Accept โ€“ then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. โ€” Eckhart Tolle
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A country run by law is a country ruined by lawyers. It is ...

A country run by law is a country ruined by lawyers. It is neurologically impossible for a lawyer or a military man to think creatively or to act in harmony with nature. Timothy Leary
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Excellent ideas are not enough. An only fair ide...

Excellent ideas are not enough. An only fair idea acted upon, and developed, is 100% better than a terrific idea that dies because it isnโ€™t followed up
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"Be great in act, as ...

"Be great in act, as you have been in thought. " -William Shakespeare
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โ€œForce answers force, war breeds war, and death only...

โ€œForce answers force, war breeds war, and death only brings death. To break this vicious circle one must do more than just act without any thought or doubt." -Khan
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โ€œBut if there is hope, it lies in ordinary working people. When you put it in wo...

โ€œBut if there is hope, it lies in ordinary working people. When you put it in words it sounds reasonable: it is when you look at the human beings passing you on the pavement that it becomes an act of faith.โ€ โ€• Tony Benn, (Arguments for Socialism)
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"Don't blame the Clown for acting...

"Don't blame the Clown for acting like a Clown, ask yourself why you keep going to the Circus." - Anonymous
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โ€œItโ€™s easier to act yourself into a...

โ€œItโ€™s easier to act yourself into a new way of thinking, than it is to think yourself into a new way of actingโ€
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"Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property. Crimes are tho...

"Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property. Crimes are those acts by which one man harms the person or property of another. Vices are simply the errors which a man makes in his search after his own happiness." -- Lysander Spooner
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โ€œSo live as if you were living already for the sec...

โ€œSo live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!โ€ ~Viktor E. Frankl
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"Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of...

"Writing long books is a laborious and impoverishing act of foolishness: expanding in five hundred pages an idea that could be perfectly explained in a few minutes." - Jorge Luis Borges
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โ€œOur acts can be no wiser than our th...

โ€œOur acts can be no wiser than our thoughts. Our thinking can be no wiser than our understanding.โ€ - George S. Clason
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โ€œWhat experience and history teaches us is that people and ...

โ€œWhat experience and history teaches us is that people and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.โ€ โ€• Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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"If you want an anom...

"If you want an anomaly, you gotta act like one." -Gary Gaynerchuk
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"Beware the quiet man. For while others speak,...

"Beware the quiet man. For while others speak, he watches. And while others act, he plans. And when they finally rest... he strikes." -Anonymous
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"Introverts are capable of acting like extroverts ...

"Introverts are capable of acting like extroverts for the sake of work they consider important, people they love, or anything they value highly" --Susan Chain
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โ€œI mean I like to be passionate and s...

โ€œI mean I like to be passionate and sincere but I also like to have fun and act like a dork. Geeks unite.โ€- Kurt Cobain
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Quality is not...

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. โ€” Aristotle
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โ€œAn act of true go...

โ€œAn act of true good will. Always sparks another.โ€ Mr. Klaus
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"If you're a monster, and you...

"If you're a monster, and you don't act monstrously, then you're virtuous." โ€“ Jordan Peterson
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"To be, or not to be : that i...

"To be, or not to be : that is the question" - William Shakespeare (Hamlet, Act III, Scene I)
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I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an a...

I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye. -Yann Martel, Life of Pi
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"But you shall find the band that seems to tie their frie...

"But you shall find the band that seems to tie their friendship together will be the very strangler of their amity." - William Shakespeare (Anthony and Cleopatra, Act 2 Scene 6)
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"Life is a moderately go...

"Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act." โ€” Truman Capote
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โ€œAct as if what you ...

โ€œAct as if what you do makes a difference. It does.โ€ โ€” William James
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"Quality is not...

"Quality is not an act, it is a habit."--Aristotle.
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โ€œInspiration, without action, is...

โ€œInspiration, without action, is merely entertainment. ACT on your inspiration today!โ€ โ€“ Mary Morrissey
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โ€œHowever many holy words you read, howev...

โ€œHowever many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?โ€ โ€• Buddha
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โ€œYou have to act as if it were possible...

โ€œYou have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.โ€ โ€” Angela Davis
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"Knowing what you want is an act of knowing what you don't w...

"Knowing what you want is an act of knowing what you don't want - YES is a type of NO. And vice-versa. Only the question itself can contain all that there is. Never the answer." - Ben NCM
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Half my life i...

Half my life is an act of revision. โ€“ John Irving
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"My life is like a...

"My life is like a movie minus all the acting" -Symere Woods
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"Acting is merely the art of ke...

"Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing." โ€” Sir Ralph Richardson
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โ€œhis wit's as thick a...

โ€œhis wit's as thick as Tewkesbury Mustardโ€ (Act 2, Scene 4, Line 244)
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โ€œThere's no better way in the world to aggravat...

โ€œThere's no better way in the world to aggravate somebody who's trying to make it hard for you than by acting like you're not botheredโ€ - Ken Kesey
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โ€œTo accomplish great things, we must ...

โ€œTo accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.โ€ โ€” Anatole France
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Existence is to all men a thing to be ...

Existence is to all men a thing to be chosen and loved, and we exist by virtue of activity (i.e. by living and acting)."
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I hate it when people act like t...

I hate it when people act like they are better than everyone else because Iโ€™m obviously better than them
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โ€˜We are what we repeatedly ...

โ€˜We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.โ€™ Aristotle
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"Sometimes even to li...

"Sometimes even to live is an act of courage." โ€“ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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โ€œGood men and bad men alike are capable of weakness. The difference is simply that a bad ...

โ€œGood men and bad men alike are capable of weakness. The difference is simply that a bad man will be proud all his life of one good deed - while an honest man is hardly aware of his good acts, but remembers a single sin for years on end.โ€ - Vasily Grossman in Life and Fate
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โ€œA man when he has done a good act, does not call out for ot...

โ€œA man when he has done a good act, does not call out for others to come and see, but he goes on to another act, as a vine goes on to produce again the grapes in season.โ€ โ€”Marcus Aurelius
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The only way to deal with an unfree world i...

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. -Albert Camus
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"The act of encouragement begins in ...

"The act of encouragement begins in seeing people as God sees them, for all they can be, for who they are becoming."
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