„I believe in deeds, not words.“

—  Tamora Pierce, kniha Alanna: The First Adventure

Zdroj: Alanna: The First Adventure

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Tamora Pierce fotka
Tamora Pierce176
American writer of fantasy novels for children 1954

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William Feather fotka

„I like business because it rewards deeds and not words.“

—  William Feather Publisher, Author 1889 - 1981

"Why I Like Business" in Manitowoc Herald-Times (21 July 1927), p. 3 http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/8420770/
Kontext: I like business because it is competitive. Business keeps books. The books are the score cards. Profit is the measure of accomplishment, not the ideal measure, but the most practical that can be devised.
I like business because it compels earnestness. Amateurs and dilettantes are shoved out. Once in you must fight for survival or be carried to the sidelines.
I like business because it requires courage. Cowards do not get to first base.
I like business because It demands faith. Faith in human nature, faith in one's self, faith in one's customers, faith in one's employees.
I like business because it is the essence of life. Dreams are good, poetical fancies are good, but bread must be baked today, trains must move today, bills must be collected today, payrolls met today. Business feeds, clothes and houses man.
I like business because it rewards deeds and not words.
I like business because it does not neglect today's task while it is thinking about tomorrow.
I like business because it undertakes to please, not to reform.
I like business because it is orderly.
I like business because it is bold in enterprise.
I like business because it is honestly selfish, thereby avoiding the hypocrisy and sentimentality of the unselfish attitude.
I like business because it is promptly penalized for its mistakes, shiftlessness and inefficiency.
I like business because its philosophy works.
I like business because each day is a fresh, adventure.

Ian Fleming fotka
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John Fletcher fotka

„Deeds, not words.“

—  John Fletcher English Jacobean playwright 1579 - 1625

The Lover's Progress (licensed 6 December 1623; revised 1634; published 1647), Act iii. Sc. 4. Compare: "Deeds, not words", Samuel Butler, Hudibras, part i, canto i, line 867.

Ludwig Wittgenstein fotka

„Words are deeds.“

—  Ludwig Wittgenstein Austrian-British philosopher 1889 - 1951

Worte sind Taten.
Zdroj: Culture and Value (1980), p. 50e

Augustine Birrell fotka

„Words are women, deeds are men.“

—  Augustine Birrell British politician 1850 - 1933

"In the Name of the Bodleian"
In the Name of the Bodleian, and Other Essays

Vasil Levski fotka

„It's deeds we need, not words.“

—  Vasil Levski Bulgarian revolutionary 1837 - 1873

To Lyuben Karavelov, January 27, 1872

Aeschylus fotka

„Thou are a better counsellor to others
Than to thyself:—I judge by deeds not words.“

—  Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound

Originál: (el) Πολλῷ γ' ἀμείνων τοὺς πέλας φρενοῦν ἔφυς
ἢ σαυτόν. ἔργῳ κοὐ λόγῳ τεκμαίρομαι.
Zdroj: Prometheus Bound, lines 335–336 (tr. G. M. Cookson)

Theodore Roosevelt fotka

„I have a perfect horror of words that are not backed up by deeds.“

—  Theodore Roosevelt American politician, 26th president of the United States 1858 - 1919

Oyster Bay, NY http://www.trsite.org/content/pages/speaking-loudly (7 July 1915)
1910s

Homér fotka

„Be both a speaker of words and a doer of deeds.“

—  Homér, Iliad

IX. 443 (tr. Andrew Lang).
Iliad (c. 750 BC)
Originál: (el) Μύθων τε ῥητῆρ' ἔμεναι πρηκτῆρά τε ἔργων.

Ernesto Che Guevara fotka

„Words that do not match deeds are unimportant.“

—  Ernesto Che Guevara Argentine Marxist revolutionary 1928 - 1967

As quoted in Seeds of Revolution: A Collection of Axioms, Passages and Proverbs, Volume 1 (2009) by Iam A. Freeman

„Justice is a constant uprightness in words and in deeds.“

—  Alexander Hume

Four Discoveries of Praise to God, eds. ‎C. Matthew McMahon and ‎Therese B. McMahon (Puritan Publications, 2012), Ch. 2, p. 28

George Herbert fotka

„837. Words are women, deedes are men.“

—  George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633

Jacula Prudentum (1651)

Thomas Mann fotka

„The beautiful word begets the beautiful deed.“

—  Thomas Mann, kniha The Magic Mountain

Zdroj: The Magic Mountain (1924), Ch. 4

John Greenleaf Whittier fotka

„Each crisis brings its word and deed.“

—  John Greenleaf Whittier American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery 1807 - 1892

The lost Occasion, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

George Herbert fotka

„475. Fine words dresse ill deedes.“

—  George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633

Jacula Prudentum (1651)

Pindar fotka

„For words
Live longer down the years than deeds.“

—  Pindar Ancient Greek poet -517 - -437 pred n. l.

Nemean 4, line 6; page 213. (473 BC?)
Originál: (el) ῥῆμα δ᾽ ἑργμάτων χρονιώτερον βιοτεύει

Thomas Edison fotka

„I am much less interested in what is called God's word than in God's deeds. All bibles are man-made.“

—  Thomas Edison American inventor and businessman 1847 - 1931

John Burroughs, in "Religious Contrasts : Letters of Pantheist and a Churchman", in The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 128, No. 4 (October 1921), p. 520.
Misattributed

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Robert Browning fotka

„Fail I alone, in words and deeds?
Why, all men strive and who succeeds?“

—  Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889

"The Last Ride Together", line 67 (1859).

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