Quotes about Actions Speaking Louder Than Words

by Jo-Ann Downey on December 14, 2011

in Inspiration

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“Well done is better than well said.”  Benjamin Franklin

“Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.”  Baltasar Gracian

“The shortest answer is doing the thing.” Ernest Hemingway

“Action is eloquence.”  William Shakespeare

“The vision must be followed by the venture.  It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs.”  Vance Havner

As shared in “Actions and Reactions Speak Louder Than Words”:

“Trust only movement.  Life happens at the level of events, not of words.  Trust movement.”  Alfred Adler

“As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say.  I just watch what they do.”  Andrew Carnegie

“A person’s actions and reactions reflect their inner reality.”  Jo-Ann Downey

And as shared in “The Volunteer Wellness Effect”,

“The only ones among you who will be really happy are those that have sought and found how to serve.”  Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965, Nobel Peace Prize)

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לקרוא ביקורת August 9, 2014 at 8:32 am

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Jo-Ann Downey August 15, 2014 at 7:30 am

Thank you very much! I appreciate your comments because it let’s me know people are finding value in what I am writing 😉 Jo-Ann


Asep Saepul Bahri January 1, 2014 at 7:26 am

it really wakes up, I’ll try to less talk and act more, and it a useful nice share !


Jo-Ann Downey January 2, 2014 at 9:43 am

Thank you for your kind words. I would love to hear how your intention to talk less and act more goes. Jo-Ann


Ryan Malone December 15, 2011 at 11:23 am

“You can’t predict what will happen tomorrow, but you can choose to win or lose today.” – Ryan Malone


Jo-Ann Downey December 15, 2011 at 11:54 am

Nice quote- thanks for sharing it!


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