Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Actions speak louder than words is an English proverb that means ❛the things that are done are more important than the things that are said❜. Here is a dialogue to demonstrate the use of the English idiom actions speak louder than words:
Luigi: I love you, Dora. You are my sun, my moon and my sky. I would do anything for you.
Dora: If that’s true, Luigi, move out of your Mother’s house and marry me. Actions speak louder than words.
In the dialogue above, Dora is not happy with ❛nice words ❜ - she wants to see her Luigi ❛take action❜ and marry her. Poor Luigi!
Look at the following quotes and proverbs that have the same meaning as actions speak louder than words:
Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin
Never mistake motion for action.
- Ernest Hemingway
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
- Arabian proverb
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
- Andrew Carnegie
Talk doesn’t cook rice.
- Chinese proverb
Which quote do like best? Do you know any other similar quotes?