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Inaction Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Inaction are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

Iron rusts from disuse;
water loses its purity from stagnation...
even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
- Winston Churchill

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.
Perhaps the action you take will be successful;
perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than no action at all.
- Norman Vincent Peale

 

There are risks and costs to action.
But they are far less than the long range
risks of comfortable inaction.
- John F. Kennedy

Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.
- Douglas Horton

It was lights, camera, inaction.
- Terry Gilliam


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A computer shall not harm your work or,
through inaction, allow your work to come to harm.
- Jef Raskin

Inaction may be the biggest form of action.
- Jerry Brown

Take the word of experience, I speak the truth:
inaction is safest in danger.
- Silius Italicus

Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course,
but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution
which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
- Gary Ryan Blair

While Americans have heard of Darfur and think we should be doing more there,
they aren't actually angry at the president about inaction.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

Inaction may be safe, but it builds nothing.
- Dave Freudenthal

The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
- Meister Eckhart

A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction,
and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
- John Stuart Mill

Surely our inaction with respect to Syria is a poor
precedent if we're fighting a war on terror.
- Bill Kristol

Inaction is perhaps the greatest mistake of all.
- Charles Schumer

We always overestimate the change that will occur in
the next two years and underestimate the change that
will occur in the next ten.
Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction.
- Bill Gates

Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action,
not inaction.
- Charles J. Givens

Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction.
- Will Rogers

Creative risk taking is essential to success in any
goal where the stakes are high.
Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course,
but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution
which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
- Gary Ryan Blair

The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice,
racism and stereotyping on a society.
It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship
and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
- Tim Holden

In this context, I believe it is an imperative for
the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible,
and this does not imply that he must or should appoint
members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet,
which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency.
- Richard V. Allen

I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All decisions and all actions
(and inactions) have consequences -
not rightness or wrongness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If poly A is added to poly U, to form a double or triple helix,
the combination is inactive.
- Francis Crick

After a subsequent interview at Brooklyn Poly,
I was hired, and life as a fully independent researcher began.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Success seems to be largely a matter
of hanging on after others have let go.
- William Feather

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I look for what needs to be done.
After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
- Henry Ward Beecher

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

There are two times when a man doesn't understand a woman -
before marriage and after marriage.
- Anonymous

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Experience is what you have after you've forgotten her name.
- Milton Berle

I don't believe in the after life,
although I am bringing a change of underwear.
- Woody Allen

Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you;
she is after your barn.
- Hesiod

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

There are two things that are more difficult
than making an after-dinner speech:
climbing a wall which is leaning toward you
and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.
- Winston Churchill

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off
until the day after tomorrow what should
have been done the day before yesterday.
- Napoleon Hill

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography
until after they're dead.
- Samuel Goldwyn

A man is incomplete until he is married.
After that, he is finished.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

When people speak to you about a preventive war,
you tell them to go fight it.
After my experience, I have come to hate war.
War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Thinking is what most people resort to after all else fails.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

I love to shop after a bad relationship.
I don't know. I buy a new outfit
and it makes me feel better. It just does.
Sometimes I see a really great outfit,
I'll break up with someone on purpose.
- Rita Rudner

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
- Benjamin Franklin

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It takes a long while for a naturally trustful person
to reconcile himself to the idea that
after all God will not help him
- H. L. Mencken

I always avoid prophesying beforehand,
because it is a much better policy to prophesy
after the event has already taken place.
- Winston Churchill

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is just one damned thing after another.
- Elbert Hubbard (Philistine - A Periodical of Protest, 1896)

You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely
only after they have exhausted all other alternatives.
- Abba Eban

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith


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