Best Inaction Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Inaction Quotes

The sleeping fox catches no poultry.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat)


How long will they kill our prophets while we stand aside and look?

Bob Marley (1954-, Jamaican-born American Musician, Song Writer)


Oh, I’m not going to do anything to them. The thought that I might will be enough to keep them going.

Chris Bowkett


Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.

Confucius (551-479 BC, Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher)


If you stand still long enough, you’ll get stuck

David Hasslehoff


A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900, German Philosopher)


It’s better to waste one’s youth than to do nothing with it at all.

Georges Courteline


One of the best lessons children learn through video games is standing still will get them killed quicker than anything else.

Jinx Milea


You won’t skid if you stay in a rut.

Kin Hubbard (1868-1930, American Humorist, Journalist)


Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt.

Norman Cousins (1915-1990, American Editor, Humanitarian, Author)


Many are called but few get up.

Oliver Herford (1863-1935, American Author, Illustrator)


Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924, American Author, Founder of Success Magazine)


To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.

Oscar Wilde (1856-1900, British Author, Wit)


To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last — but eat you he will. 

Ronald Reagan (1911-, Fortieth President of the USA, Actor)


Solve it. Solve it quickly, solve it right or wrong. If you solve it wrong, it will come back and slap you in the face, and then you can solve it right. Lying dead in the water and doing nothing is a comfortable alternative because it is without risk, but it is an absolutely fatal way to manage a business.

Thomas J. Watson (18?-1956, American Businessman, Founder of IBM)


There’s as much risk in doing nothing as in doing something.

Trammell Crow


Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.

Zen Saying

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