That action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers
Quote by Francis Hutcheson
Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means.
That action is best which provides the greatest happiness for the greatest number
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself
Unless a capacity for thinking be accompanied by a capacity for action, a superior mind...
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
Whatever you do may seem insignificant, but it is most important that you do it
When a man is made up wholly of the dove, without the least grain of...
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which...
It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
If your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
We talk on principle, but we act on interest
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You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing...
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man...
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We are certainly in a common class with the beasts; every action of animal life...
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust...
Virtue is more clearly shown in the performance of fine actions than in the non-performance...