Action

Action may refer to:

  • Action (physics), an attribute of the development of a system over a period of time
  • Action (fiction), a genre in various formats, specifically:
    • Action film
    • Action Comedy
    • Action Horror
    • Science-Fiction Action
    • Hong Kong Action Cinema
      • Action hero

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Famous quotes containing the word action:

    When the course of events shall have removed you to distant scenes of action where laurels not nurtured with the blood of my country may be gathered, I shall urge sincere prayers for your obtaining every honor and preferment which may gladden the heart of a soldier.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    Thought is the seed of action; but action is as much its second form as thought is its first.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Temperamentally, the writer exists on happenings, on contacts, conflicts, action and reaction, speed, pressure, tension. Were he a contemplative purely, he would not write.
    Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)