Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement.

Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all.

We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

Weight, force and casual impulse, together with resistance, are the four external powers in which all the visible actions of mortals have their being and their end.

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his actions.

He superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.

The man who does not enjoy doing noble actions is not a good man at all.

If one's actions are honest, one does not need the predated confidence of others.