Perform all actions forsaking attachment to the fruits of actions, being indifferent to success and failure. Such mental equanimity is called Yoga
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
Don't confuse poor decision-making with destiny. Own your mistakes. It's ok; we all make them. Learn from them so they can empower you!
You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.
Short + Action quotes ⇑Short Quotes
You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.
To do nothing is the way to be nothing.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
In the end, when it's over, all that matters is what you've done.
Inspirational + Action quotes ⇑Inspirational Quotes
Don't wait for the right moment to start, start and make each moment right.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Life + Action quotes ⇑Life Quotes
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it's always their actions you should judge them by. It's actions, not words, that matter
If you have a goal, write it down. If you do not write it down, you do not have a goal - you have a wish.
You do not write your life with words...You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they lead.
Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
All action Quotes ⇑
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.
Anything lost can be found again, except for time wasted. A vision without action is merely a dream. Action, it's the grind, it's the hustle, it's the persistence
As the ignorant perform actions with attachment and hope of reward, so the wise should act with dispassionate nonattachment, to serve gladly as a guide for the multitudes.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
To change one's life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions.
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Knowledge without action is wastefulness and action without knowledge is foolishness.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
The universe doesn't give you what you ask for with your thoughts - it gives you what you demand with your actions.
Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.
But love, I've come to understand, is more than three words mumbled before bedtime. Love is sustained by action, a pattern of devotion in the things we do for each other every day.
Those who restrain the external organs of action, while continuing to dwell on sense objects in the mind, certainly delude themselves and are to be called hypocrites.
Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.
Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn't what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today! Be You...Be Free...Share.
Actionlessness is not attained simply by avoiding actions. By forsaking work no one reaches perfection.
Those whose intellect is unattached everywhere, who have mastered the mind, and are free from desires by the practice of renunciation, attain the highest perfection of freedom from action
In the end, people should be judged by their actions, since in the end, it was actions that defined everyone.
We have this weird thing in the world where you don't get insulted for what you do, you get insulted for who you are.
A performer of good actions never meets destruction. Whether in this world or in the beyond, he falls not into evil plight
I began the revolution with 82 men. If I had to do it again, I do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith. It does not matter how small you are if you have faith and plan of action.
It is truly impossible for an embodied being to abandon actions completely, but he who relinquishes the fruit of action is called a renunciant.
Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.
Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.
The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.
How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?
Giving up attachment, perform actions as a matter of duty, for by working without being attached to the fruits, one attains the supreme bliss
Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom. But no meaning. I want to be free to act, and I also want my actions to mean something.
Renew, release, let go. Yesterday's gone. There's nothing you can do to bring it back. You can't “should've” done something. You can only DO something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day!
There is no one who can remain without action even for a moment. Indeed, all beings are compelled to act by their qualities(Gunas) born of material nature(Prakriti)
Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
You have control over the activity you perform, never the resultant fruit of your actions. Do not consider yourself the creator of the fruits of your activities, nor be attached to inaction
To have what you have never had, you have to do what you have never done.
When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.
Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Retain evenness of mind under all circumstances. In every situation be calmly active and actively calm.
Never do anything that taints your mind. Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality
No action is ever an isolated event. Always, it invites from the universe a reaction that corresponds exactly to the type and the force of energy behind the deed
Trials do not come to destroy you, but to help you appreciate God better. God does not send those trials. They are of your own making—the effects of conscious or unconscious actions in the past, somewhere, sometime
A person who keeps the worry of a problem in his consciousness becomes moody. Avoid that. When a problem comes up, instead of dwelling on it, think of every possible avenue of action to rid yourself of it
Without will, you may know what is right through discrimination and yet not act on it. It is acting on knowledge that gets you to your goal
True freedom consists in performing all actions - eating, reading, working, and so forth - in accordance with right judgment and choice of will, not in being compelled by habits
Perform those actions that are obligatory, for action is better than inactivity; even simple maintenance of thy body would be impossible through inaction.
Yoga is the path of spiritual action, the infallible means by which a concept is transmuted into realization. For those who embrace this "real religion," there is no waste of any holy effort
Before you act, you have freedom, but after you act, the effect of that action will follow you whether you want it to or not. That is the law of karma.
Whatever a great person does, common people imitate. His actions set a standard for the people of the world.
Those who see action in inaction and inaction in action are truly wise amongst humans. Although performing all kinds of actions, they are yogis and masters of all their actions.
Relinquishing attachment to the fruits of work, always contented, independent of material rewards, the wise do not perform any binding action even in the midst of activities
Whatever you give out, you will attract in kind. What you are will show in your countenance and actions, and others will feel the underlying vibration and respond accordingly
Salvation is found by both renunciation and performance of the action. But of these two, the Yoga of action (Karma Yoga) is better than the renunciation of works.
At the right time, and in the right environment, all good and bad actions of the past come to fruition, just as seeds sprout under the right conditions
Karma is the law of action or cosmic justice, based upon cause and effect. Your every act, good or bad, has a specific effect on your life. The effects of actions in this life remain lodged in the subconsciousness
Karma means material action, that which is instigated by egoistic desire. It sets into motion the law of cause and effect. The action produces a result that binds itself to the doer until the cause is compensated by the appropriate effect
The sum total of past actions and unfulfilled desires determines what kind of body you will have, and sets the general pattern of your new incarnation
To develop one's powers of concentration, one should do everything with deep attention. Most people perform activities absentmindedly. There is a great gulf between their actions and their thoughts
By self-analysis and constant watching of all your actions and thoughts and moods, you will gradually learn your true nature and how to express it flawlessly.
The more often he feels without acting, the less he will be able ever to act, and, in the long run, the less he will be able to feel.