Unless a capacity for thinking be accompanied by a capacity for action, a superior mind exists in torture.
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- The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions.
- The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
- Existence was given us for action. Our worth is determined by the good deed we do, rather than by the fine emotions we feel,
- The greatest potential for control tends to exist at the point where action takes place.
- The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
- I like these words — they seem to suggest action: If you hear a kind word spoken Of some worthy soul you know, It may fill his heart with sunshine If you’d only tell him so. If a deed, however humble, helps you On your way to go, Seek the one whose hand has helped you. Seek him out and tell him so. If your heart is touched and tender Towards sinner log and low, It might help him to do better If you could only tell him so.