The weakest man is the one who is able to correct his moral defects, but doesn't take action.
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
There is only one way to learn It's through action.
A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.
One who assents or subsribes to the actions of a group or a party is as good as having committed the deed himself. A man who joins a sinful deed makes himself responsible for two-fold punishments, one for doing the deed and the other for assenting and subscribing to it.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire
It is a mistake, too, to say that the face is the mirror of the soul. The truth is, men are very hard to know, and yet, not to be deceived, we must judge them by their present actions, but for the present only.
The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation.
The Creator is calledClearing the eyes of the manby the name of the action, which He performs by removing Malchut from the eyes of Partzuf. When the Creator removes the egoism from the eyes of a man, a man is awarded to discover the good.
We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life is concerned with seeking bodily pleasure and avoiding pain.
Not result is the purpose of action, but God's eternal delight in becoming, seeing and doing.
Politics follows the lines of physics: every action creates an equal and opposite reaction.
...action restarting action: all we need to reverse inertia is some sense of consequence - some sense that beyond this occurrence there is another, and that they are linked, some sense that life has chapters.
We have long struggles with ourself, of which the outcome is one of our actions; they are, as it were, the inner side of human nature. This inner side is God's; the outer side belongs to men.
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.