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 most fruitful and natural exercise of our mind, in my opinion, is discussion. I find it sweeter than any other action of our life.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    Not rarely, and this is especially true of wives and mothers, the motive behind assuming a disproportionate share of work and responsibility is completely unselfish. We want to protect, to spare those of whom we are fond. We forget that, regardless of the motive, the results of such action are almost always destructive and unproductive.
    Hortense Odlum (1892–?)

    There has never been in history another such culture as the Western civilization M a culture which has practiced the belief that the physical and social environment of man is subject to rational manipulation and that history is subject to the will and action of man; whereas central to the traditional cultures of the rivals of Western civilization, those of Africa and Asia, is a belief that it is environment that dominates man.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)