A Quote by Sage Vasishtha on desire, action, inaction, wisdom, and wise

Wise men do not desire to do anything; wise men do not desire to abandon action either.

Sage Vasishtha

Source: The Concise Yoga Vasistha, Pages: 89

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A Quote by Jacci O on regrets, action, and inaction

There was never a consequence so great as the regret of inaction.

Jacci O

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A Quote by David Suzuki on global warming, climate change, david suzuki, and inaction

We're in a giant car heading toward a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit.

David Suzuki


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A Quote by Terry Goodkind on worst thing possible, consequences, and inaction

When Kahlan first told me about the history of the three lands, she said the council had taken actions that had made the death of a wizard's wife and daughter at the hands of a quad stand for nothing, and as punishment the wizard did the worst thing possible to them: he left them to suffer the cosequences of their own actions.

Terry Goodkind

Source: Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth, Book 1), Pages: 106

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A Quote by Richard Neustadt on action and inaction

Drastic action can be costly, but it can be less expensive than continuing inaction.

Richard Neustadt

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on inaction, mind, purity, water, and weather

Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

Source: The Republic

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on action, inaction, and risk

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

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by Wayne Dyer on inaction, peace, and people

Be a busy person. People who are active are often much more at peace with themselves than those who are inactive and inert.

Wayne Dyer

Source: The Sky’s the Limit

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A Quote by Sheri L. Dew on divorce and inaction

Speaking of our unkind labeling of each other with, "she is divorced, she used to be inactive, etc", asked, "Can't we get over this hardening of the categories?".

Sheri L. Dew (1924 -)

Source: BYU Women’s Conference, April 27, 2000. © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission..

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A Quote by Robert Hall on discipline and inaction

Disciplined inaction.

Robert Hall (1764 - 1831)

Source: Causes of the Revolution of 1688. Chap. vii. see Mackintosh

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