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:

    The grand principles of virtue and honor, however they may be distorted by arbitrary codes, are the same the world over: and where these principles are concerned, the right or wrong of any action appears the same to the uncultivated as to the enlightened mind.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    We are oft to blame in this,
    ‘Tis too much proved, that with devotion’s visage
    And pious action we do sugar o’er
    The devil himself.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Besides, our action on each other, good as well as evil, is so incidental and at random, that we can seldom hear the acknowledgments of any person who would thank us for a benefit, without some shame and humiliation. We can rarely strike a direct stroke, but must be content with an oblique one; we seldom have the satisfaction of yielding a direct benefit, which is directly received.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)