65 Act Quotes On Success In Life

These act quotes will inspire you. Act, do something or take action.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging act quotes, act sayings, and act proverbs.

Best Act Quotes

  1. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Aesop
  2. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James
  3. “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
  4. “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” Simone de Beauvoir

  5. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Will Durant
  6. “All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.” T. E. Lawrence
  7. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” Amelia Earhart
  8. “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” Anatole France

  9. “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” Aristotle
  10. “Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.” Robin Morgan
  11. “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” Princess Diana
  12. “Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” Paulo Coelho

  13. “I don’t need to hang out in a posse and try to act cool.” Jeremy London
  14. “Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time.” Ron Hall
  15. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia
  16. “We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.” Bryan White

  17. “It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.” Carl Friedrich Gauss
  18. “The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.” Barbara Sher
  19. “Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.” Peter Ustinov
  20. “Caring – about people, about things, about life – is an act of maturity.” Tracy McMillan

  21. “We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.” Ayn Rand
  22. “Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.” Samuel Johnson
  23. “The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.” Keanu Reeves
  24. “Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.” William Blake

  25. “How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.” David Joseph Schwartz , Think before act quotes
  26. “While you’re going through this process of trying to find the satisfaction in your work, pretend you feel satisfied. Tell yourself you had a good day. Walk through the corridors with a smile rather than a scowl. Your positive energy will radiate. If you act like you’re having fun, you’ll find you are having fun.” Jean Chatzky
  27. “Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” Plato
  28. “We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.” Charles R. Swindoll

  29. “But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.” Elizabeth Edwards
  30. “You can’t change how people act, but what you can change is how you react.” Bonnie Hammer
  31. “Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.” Ferdinand Marcos
  32. “If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.” Nikita Khrushchev

  33. “Nobody’s perfect, so don’t go out there and try to act like you got to live a perfect life. Be yourself, and be happy with it.” Khris Middleton , Don’t act quotes
  34. “None of us wants to be judged by our worst act on our worst day, and we consistently judge Burr for that. He was not a perfect man, but he’s not a villain. He’s a dude, just a guy.” Leslie Odom, Jr.
  35. “There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it’s the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.” bell hooks
  36. “I think that inside every adult is the heart of a child. We just gradually convince ourselves that we have to act more like adults.” Shigeru Miyamoto

  37. “In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith.” J. William Fulbright
  38. “Reading is an act of civilization; it’s one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.” Ben Okri
  39. “Regret is not a proactive feeling. It is situated in disappointment, sorrow, even remorse. It merely wishes things were different without an act to cause a difference. However, repentance is different. Repentance is an admission of, hatred of, and turning away from sin before God.” Monica Johnson
  40. “Don’t disrespect me, lie about it, and then come smile in my face and act like nothing’s wrong.” Scottie Pippen

  41. “The key to nature’s therapy is feeling like a tiny part of it, not a master over it. There’s amazing pride in seeing a bee land on a flower you planted – but that’s not your act of creation, it’s your act of joining in.” Victoria Coren Mitchell
  42. “Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.” Henri Bergson
  43. “The more you act like a lady, the more he’ll act like a gentleman.” Sydney Biddle Barrows
  44. “Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” Charles Reade

  45. “What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing.” Jay Inslee
  46. “Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon… must inevitably come to pass!” Paul J. Meyer
  47. “For all my friends in the media who like quotes, mark this quote down. From this day on I’d like to be known as ‘The Big Aristotle’ because Aristotle once said, ‘Excellence is not a singular act; it’s a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.'” Shaquille O’Neal
  48. “Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.” M. F. K. Fisher

  49. “Lying is a cooperative act. Think about it. A lie has no power whatsoever by its mere utterance. Its power emerges when someone else agrees to believe the lie.” Pamela Meyer
  50. “Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.” Leonard Cohen
  51. “It is easier to act yourself into a new way of feeling than to feel yourself into a new way of acting.” Harry Stack Sullivan
  52. “There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.” Tom Wolfe

  53. “Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies.” Alexander Pope
  54. “You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.” Harriet Martineau
  55. “Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief.” Edwin Louis Cole
  56. “Better remain silent, better not even think, if you are not prepared to act.” Annie Besant

  57. “If we don’t act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft.” Bill Nelson
  58. “Hold up a mirror and ask yourself what you are capable of doing, and what you really care about. Then take the initiative – don’t wait for someone else to ask you to act.” Sylvia Earle
  59. “Commitment is an act, not a word.” Jean-Paul Sartre
  60. “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” Thomas Jefferson

  61. “I can take any empty space and call it a bare stage. A man walks across this empty space whilst someone else is watching him, and this is all that is needed for an act of theatre to be engaged.” Peter Brook
  62. “Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” Pablo Picasso
  63. “The future is fluid. Each act, each decision, and each development creates new possibilities and eliminates others. The future is ours to direct.” Jacque Fresco

  64. “The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.” Henry Hazlitt
  65. “Act like a duck. Be calm on the surface, but paddle like hell underneath.” Oliver Luck

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