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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #actions

You express the truth of your character with the choice of your actions.

Steve Maraboli

#character #choices #truth #experience

In much of the rest of the world, rich people live in gated communities and drink bottled water. That's increasingly the case in Los Angeles where I come from. So that wealthy people in much of the world are insulated from the consequences of their actions.

Jared Diamond

#civilization #consequences #environment #foresight #insight

They began by controlling books of cartoons and then detective books and, of course, films, one way or another, one group or another, political bias, religious prejudice, union pressure; there was always a minority afraid of something, and a great majority afraid of the dark, afraid of the future, afraid of the past, afraid of the present, afraid of themselves and shadows of themselves.

Ray Bradbury

#chain-reactions #control #fear #political-bias #religious-prejudice

Our actions are like ships which we may watch set out to sea, and not know when or with what cargo they will return to port.

Iris Murdoch

#consequences #karma #pay-it-forward #reciprocity #responsibility

Belief means nothing without actions

Randa Abdel-Fattah

#belive #belief

After awhile you realize that putting your actions where your mouth is makes you less likely to have to put your money where your mouth is.

Criss Jami

#actions-over-words #boasting #bragging #cheap #cheapness

You can speak with spiritual eloquence, pray in public, and maintain a holy appearance, but it is your behavior that will reveal your true character.

Steve Maraboli

#behavior #character #holy #inspirational #spiritual

It is singularity which often makes the worst part of our suffering, as it always does of our conduct.

Jane Austen

#lady-russell #life-lessons #singularity #suffering #life

In the end idealism annoyed Bouvard. ‘I don’t want any more of it: the famous cogito is a bore. The ideas of things are taken for the things themselves. What we barely understand is explained by means of words that we do not understand at all! Substance, extension, force, matter and soul, are all so many abstractions, figments of the imagination. As for God, it is impossible to know how he is, or even if he is! Once he was the cause of wind, thunder, revolutions. Now he is getting smaller. Besides, I don’t see what use he is.

Gustave Flaubert

#god #idealism #language #religion #spirituality

He punched me in the face," Ash said, who understandably did not seem to find the situation humorous at all. "And then he yelled at me for sleeping with our personal trainer!" "I was told breakup scenes were a good way to distract people," Jared said with beautiful simplicity. "Ash looked so surprised," Holly said. "He had no idea what was going on. He said, 'I didn't sleep with our personal trainer! We don't even have a personal trainer!'" Angela and Holly giggled. Ash held the back of his hand to his bleeding mouth and glared. Jared was still grinning like a maniac. "In that case," he told Ash solemnly, "I will consider taking you back.

Sarah Rees Brennan

#ash #break-ups #cousins #distractions #holly

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