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Goodness is love in action, love with its hand to the plough, love with the burden on its back, love following his footsteps who went about continually doing good.
James Hamilton

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Carl Gustav Jung

Every law is an infraction of liberty.
Jeremy Bentham

Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action to all eternity
Johann Lavater

Here are a list of Quotes from the delightful Northern Irish Comedian Danny McCrossan

Even the most powerful lie detector invented couldn’t drag a secret out of a woman, however, women rarely have lunch with lie detectors… - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian

See women need to talk because they feel like they have to have adequate levels of communication in order to sustain a healthy and open relationship, whereas men are only driven to speak because of matters beyond their control, like not being able to find clean socks. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

In Pagan times, uninspired people made sacrifices at the altar, and today, thanks to marraige, many still do. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

When women are bored they do the usual things, they eat, they go shopping, they neurotically judge the looks of other women, but men, men invade another country! - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

Anything that I’ve ever done that ended up worthwhile, initially scared me to death. Wether it was walking out on stage for that very first time, or asking a girl to include me in her plans for the future, but you know what, You have to risk everything sometimes or you risk even more. It’s not the challenges we face that define us, it’s the actions we take. - Danny McCrossan -Northern irish Comedian.

Everyone had big plans for me when I was younger, it was a cliche “Danny can do anything he wants to do” So I did the only thing I ever thought was worthwhile, bring laughter into the world. How I came to been seen as somewhat of a dissapointment to all those people who had made plans for me, well that still makes me chuckle. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

You learn alot in your teenage years, for instance I learned that if you’re ever being chased by a police dog, try not to go through a little tunnel, then onto a mini seesaw and then jump through a ring of fire, they’ve trained for that y’see. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

Asking people in Northern Ireland what they think of politics is like asking the Jews what they think of Hitler. - Danny MCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

There are too many warnings on packaging these days - defrost before eating - Use as directed - I mean, what’s next, you buy a packet of condoms, warning - may contain nuts! - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

I say don’t conform, don’t allow yourself to be pigeon holed, it’s no good for the soul, and the pigeon doesn’t enjoy it either. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

I remember how nervous I was my very first gig and I remember when I walked out on stage and spoke those words, how the audience laughed and laughed. I swore, there and then, that one day I would have my revenge. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

The sign said “This door to remain closed at all times” Correct me if I’m wrong, but doesn’t that defeat the purpose of a door? - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.
Danny McCrossan

I felt zilch for him. I mean, he is not my type of guy. I never go for looks or you know I never go for image-type people. You know, it took a while before that attraction built. [on David Beckham]
Rebecca Loos

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Thomas Jefferson

Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
Anais Nin

Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action
Ian Fleming

I am apt to suspect... all the other species of men... to be naturally inferior to white. There never was a civilzation of any other complexion than white, nor even any individual eminent either in action or speculation.
David Hume

If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.
Emma Goldman

Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it.
Duke Ellington

Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favourite of fortune.
Francis Quarles

Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?
Arthur Miller

It is always wise with a course of action to consider the likely consequences before going ahead with it.
George Jackson

I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.
Benedict Spinoza

Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.
Peter F Drucker

To invoke a Kierkegaardesque figure of speech, the beauty of the language of the Bible can be like a set of dentist's instruments nearly laid out on a table and hanging on a wall, intriguing in their technological complexity and with their stainless steel highly polished--until they set to work on the job for which they were originally designed. Then all of a sudden my reaction changes from 'How shiny and beautiful they all are!' to 'Get that damned thing out of my mouth!'
Jaroslav Pelikan

If a person becomes a fatalist and does not perform actions he shall literally acquire nothing.
Rig Veda

Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.
Virginia Woolf

The atom bomb is a paper tiger which the United States reactionaries use to scare people. It looks terrible, but in fact it isn't... All reactionaries are paper tigers.
Mao Tse-Tung

There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions to an individual, but permitted to a mob.
Ayn Rand

It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
Edward Gibbon

Television is a weapon of mass distraction.
Larry Gelbart

Noble bold is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great
Carlo Goldoni

A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
David Seabury

A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need.
Edwin Markham

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W Clement Stone

Nothing seems at first sight less important than the outward form of human actions, yet there is nothing upon which men set more store: they grow used to everything except to living in a society which has not their own manners.
Tocqueville

The action replay showed it to be worse than it actually was!
Ron Atkinson

The reaction to me out on the stump was quite hostile.
Tony Banks

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
George Washington

A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
Daniel Boone

We cannot assume the injustice of any actions which only create offense, and especially as regards religion and morals. He who utters or does anything to wound the conscience and moral sense of others, may indeed act immorally; but, so long as he is not guilty of being importunate, he violates no right.
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt

Instead of a clear call for repentance we have been offered warms words of sentimentality for those who have shown no godly sorrow for their actions.
Peter Akinola

I thank heaven I have often had it in my power to give help and relief, and this is still my greatest pleasure. If I could choose my sphere of action now, it would be that of the most simple and direct efforts of this kind.
Reinhold Niebuhr

One gets tired of the role critics are supposed to have in this culture: It's like being the piano player in a whorehouse; you don't have any control over the action going on upstairs.
Robert Hughes

They have most satisfaction in themselves, and consequently the sweetest relish of their creature comforts
Matthew Henry

If I get the same sort of stick against the Aussies, they'll get the same sort of reaction...
Sajid Mahmood

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
Henry Ward Beecher

It is impossible that the whisper of a faction should prevail against the voice of a nation.
Lord John Russell

If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying.
Indira Gandhi

Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and is determined in its actions by itself alone.
Benedict Spinoza

Experiments that crash atoms together could start a chain reaction that erodes everything on Earth.
Sir Martin Rees

Character is the product of daily, hourly actions, and words and thoughts; daily forgivenesses, unselfishness, kindnesses, sympathies, charities, sacrifices for the good of others, struggles against temptation, submissiveness under trial. Oh, it is these, like the blending colors in a picture or the blending notes of music which constitute the man.
John MacDuff

The life of man is made up of action and endurance; and life is fruitful in the ratio in which it is laid out in noble action or in patient perseverance
Henry Liddon

Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
Tryon Edwards

"The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction. I hung it in my kitchen. It's my way of saying, Don't mess with me."
Glenn Close

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
Anthony Robbins

It has been a fantastic ride for the past 20 years. Ups and downs, to be sure, but filled with great satisfaction in building this wonderful creator of classic American culture into one of the premier entertainment-orientated companies in the world. [resignation speech]
Michael Eisner



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