Glenn Campbell's tweet archive, searching for "action"

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1: 2018-12-24: Big Money is now threatened by Trump’s erratic actions. Now we will see how much political power Big Money really has. If they are truly powerful, calls will be made, and Trump will be removed.
2: 2018-10-20: Conscientiousness is when someone takes actions now to prevent problems in the future, instead of waiting for the problems to happen first. Only a fraction of humanity is capable of this.
3: 2018-09-18: As a "00" agent for Her Majesty's Secret Service, I am licensed to kill and entrusted with thwarting evil masterminds bent on world domination. I have taken no action on Trump because he is no mastermind. Given time, he will self-destruct with no intervention from me.
4: 2017-02-03: The most disturbing thing about Trump is that no matter what action he takes, a significant portion of the public is going to support him.
5: 2016-07-26: What's most remarkable about movie action heroes is how they can fight so many bad guys and still keep their teeth.
6: 2015-07-26: To see Borderline Personality Disorder in action, watch this 3-minute video:
7: 2015-05-18: An actor should not be confused with an acter. Someone who pretends to be someone else is not the same as someone who takes action.
8: 2015-04-19: projection—ascribing ones own unacceptable feelings and actions to someone else. Countries do it, too! @TheEconomist
9: 2015-03-09: Mental illness thrives in any environment where the patient is protected from the consequences of his or her actions.
10: 2015-01-08: The world, in spite of its rhetoric, does not really want quality. It seeks, in its actions, reliable and low-risk mediocrity.
11: 2014-12-07: RT @KilroyCafe: When an advertizing campaign says, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action is usually trivial and changes nothing.
12: 2014-11-12: RT @cracked: Do your actions benefits society? 6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person -
13: 2014-09-28: The ultimate test of our current actions is, "How do we explain this to history?"
14: 2014-09-10: The job of God is to listen to your every prayer and monitor your every action, as though you were God.
15: 2014-08-27: RT @Peripatetia: When will the international community take action? Iceland must be held responsible for its disruptive volcanoes. Re @Mail
16: 2014-06-10: Good people + good intentions + paranoia = evil actions
17: 2014-05-18: My 1995 article on Area 51 in Covert Action. My most difficult write assignment to date.
18: 2014-02-01: Kickstarter my ass, because my ass wants in on the action.
19: 2014-02-01: Big-screen action heroes in Las Vegas (March 2010)
20: 2014-01-09: Always try to reason with people. Give it a shot. If that doesn't work, let expediency guide your actions.
21: 2013-12-20: Coming soon to a theater near you: 100 minutes of green screen action!
22: 2013-10-16: If someone gambles and wins, that does not prove their actions were wise.
23: 2013-10-06: On My Bucket List: Write a rambling paranoid manifesto to justify my actions.
24: 2013-10-03: “Don’t worry, be happy!”—at your peril! If you don’t worry and take preemptive action when needed, you'll have a lot more to worry about.
25: 2013-10-02: Hollywood action scene (this morning)
26: 2013-08-28: People protected from the consequences of their actions will usually accomplish little.
27: 2013-08-22: United Nations General Assembly Passes Resolution In Support Of Continued Discussion Of Possible Future Action
28: 2013-08-15: When gifted with wealth, time or freedom, most humans will take actions to absorb the excess and neutralize its benefits.
29: 2013-07-31: Statutes are the political response to the hysteria of the moment passed by legislators who won't experience the effects of their actions.
30: 2013-07-29: Kant's Dilemma: Almost no action is possible in the real world if you apply it as a universal principle.
31: 2013-07-11: Storytelling 101: The situation may be absurd, but the actions of the characters must be consistent with what they would really do.
32: 2013-06-16: Water cannon in use. This is as close as I car to get to the action.
33: 2013-06-15: I'm holed up in my third floor hostel with 20 others, windows closed and dark, watching police action below. @BadDalaiLama
34: 2013-05-21: Always act like a celebrity even if you're not. Produce every word and action as though it would be reported through all the ages.
35: 2013-05-14: The latest Star Trek movies are action packed, but there's something missing… an alien quality the TV series' had: intelligence!
36: 2013-04-28: Every movie pivots on words and actions that last only a few seconds. The rest of the story is built to give those points meaning.
37: 2013-04-26: Every villain sees his actions as justified. You make him believable by taking his side and helping him defend his position. cc @lawnrocket
38: 2013-02-27: Police action in Riverside (earlier this evening)
39: 2013-02-25: It is unfair to judge humanity on the actions of a few cruel ones, but you do have to be on guard for those miscreants.
40: 2013-02-24: In no art is the talk-to-action ratio higher than in filmmaking.
41: 2013-02-22: Your best operating range is not too global and not too local. Choose the highest ground where your actions are genuinely effective.
42: 2013-02-16: RT @TheEconomist: New anti-Americanism in Russia is less a response to American actions than to Russia's domestic situation ...
43: 2013-02-15: He became trapped in his own success, doomed to repeat the same actions until they didn't work anyone.
44: 2013-02-04: @LadyFriday You're missing out on the action. 10% discount at Dennys!
45: 2013-02-02: De-icing in Pittsburgh. 5 minutes of raw airport action shot yesterday morning.
46: 2013-01-14: The most pathetic display of cowardice is saying, "I can't help it," for actions you have physical control over.
47: 2013-01-06: RT @KilroyCafe: Oxymoron Alert: Whenever an advertiser claims, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action is trivial and won't cha ...
48: 2012-12-16: Unless you live in a war zone, you are 1000s of times more likely to die from your own bad habits than from aggressive actions by others.
49: 2012-12-11: You can't give people self-confidence. They can only earn it through their own actions.
50: 2012-12-08: People can change, but the best predictor of their future actions is still their past actions.
51: 2012-11-29: The main human defect: claiming to want something but consistently taking actions that assure it will never happen.
52: 2012-11-11: Promises, to most, are expressions of current feelings, not accurate predictions of future actions.
53: 2012-11-10: You shouldn't condemn all Israelis for the actions of their government any more than you would blame all Americans for electing George Bush.
54: 2012-10-13: "Self starters"—people who initiate their own actions—are far outnumbered by "passives" who only respond to the stimuli presented to them.
55: 2012-09-17: RT @LadyFriday: Kate Middleton gets garland from topless tribeswoman as couple takes legal action over photos
56: 2012-07-15: RT @KilroyCafe: Words alone can't power their way through blocks in people's perception. Only actions make a difference.
57: 2012-07-09: Narcissism is a natural product of childhood, when we seem to be the center of the universe and our parents praise us for routine actions.
58: 2012-07-06: RT @MailOnline: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce: Scientologists urge followers to take action against negative reports ...
59: 2012-07-06: Under the law, once you turn 18 you are fully responsible for your own actions and welfare. The law doesn't grasp the child you still are.
60: 2012-07-05: Mind over matter: If you believe you control your own actions, then you will. If you believe you can't, then you won't.
61: 2012-07-05: Initiative seems to arise from certain parts of the brain, which grow larger and more complex as more independent actions are practiced.
62: 2012-07-05: Initiative is the ability to initiate meaningful actions on ones own and not simply respond to outside demands. It is rare in humans.
63: 2012-06-29: @xtinewu You're protesting the new Walmart in Chinatown. It's just a little bitty Walmart, but it's the principle. Music! Banners! Action!
64: 2012-06-29: RT @KikkiPlanet: Dora the Explorer: Hardcore action gets a new name:
65: 2012-06-05: Often you do people a disservice when you protect them from the consequences of their own actions.
66: 2012-05-28: Insight is meaningless without action.
67: 2012-05-28: If you stand between an addict and the consequences of his actions, you are enabling the addiction.
68: 2012-05-28: (Previous tweet based on extensive field observation of the tourist in action.)
69: 2012-05-23: RT @KilroyCafe: Bad things happen when you insulate people from the effects of their own actions.
70: 2012-05-12: Listen to your feelings, but letting them dictate your actions is no more responsible than letting your children do whatever they want.
71: 2012-05-06: Criticism is useful only when it is specific and actionable. If you only harangue someone for their character flaws, you'll change nothing.
72: 2012-05-06: Some take preemptive action at the earliest hint of a problem. Others must experience extraordinary pain first. Still others never change.
73: 2012-03-30: Slogans are cheap, easily distributed, immediately satisfying and far less painful than action or decision.
74: 2012-03-08: "Atonement" is different from "responsibility". You are responsible for the effects of your actions. You don't need to atone for them.
75: 2012-03-07: Atonement requires that you "do" something, even if there is nothing you can or should do. Some actions only make things worse.
76: 2012-03-06: Paranoia begins with interpreting humor as fact and trivial actions as significant.
77: 2012-03-05: There is no well-intentioned action that can't be interpreted as a threat by someone in a paranoid frame of mind.
78: 2012-02-26: Initiative is when you wish to do something and then immediately do it—or at least take significant actions in that direction.
79: 2012-02-26: "Initiative" is the neurological ability to initiate actions and deviate from ones own previous patterns. Very few people have it.
80: 2012-02-20: Funny to watch young siblings in action. The older one is a know-it-all and the younger mimics the older and pretends to be.
81: 2012-01-29: You know a boom is on the verge of bust when ordinary people at cocktail parties are talking about how to get in on the action. #FacebookIPO
82: 2012-01-22: In Atlanta, a man fell onto the subway tracks and was pulled up by bystanders. Possibly drunk. I just miss the action.
83: 2012-01-15: You tell me that you've changed, but a real decision us measured by action not words.
84: 2012-01-15: Whenever an ad campaign invites you to "Make a Difference" the proposed action is usually trivial and benefits mainly the advertiser.
85: 2012-01-12: Any action sounds reasonable when explained by a good defense attorney.
86: 2012-01-12: No one sees himself as evil. Every criminal has a reasonable sounding explanation for his actions.
87: 2011-12-27: The deepest, most meaningful photos are when the photographer is engaged in the action, not viewing it from afar.
88: 2011-12-14: The value of any activity in cyberspace ultimately derives from concrete actions in the real world.
89: 2011-12-09: That an action is legal does not imply that it is moral.
90: 2011-12-03: One question should guide your actions: Is this the best thing I can do with my time?
91: 2011-12-02: Data is an aid to real-world actions, not an end in itself.
92: 2011-11-27: Slogans are cheap, easily distributed, immediately satisfying and far less painful than action or decision. "We Support Our Troops!"
93: 2011-11-14: RT @persdevquotes: Being busy is a form of laziness - lazy thinking and indiscriminate action. ~ Tim Ferriss
94: 2011-11-12: No statistic about what other people are doing can justify your own actions.
95: 2011-11-10: Rare footage of Glenn Campbell in action at Area 51, circa 1994. (first 3 minutes)
96: 2011-11-10: Taking no action can often be a responsible choice, as long as it is a deliberate and knowledgeable decision.
97: 2011-11-10: Truth lies in testing the world, seeing what happens and modifying your actions accordingly.
98: 2011-10-31: A visitor to an alien planet is not responsible for the fate of that world but only for the effects of his own actions.
99: 2011-10-19: I'm all for "taking action", but marching and chanting a slogan doesn't necessarily qualify.
100: 2011-10-17: You can't help someone without them taking action to help themselves.
101: 2011-10-09: Bold moves often end in defeat, discouraging further action. Courage lies in modifying ones techniques without losing ones initiative.
102: 2011-10-07: Whenever an ad campaign says, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action changes little and benefits mainly the advertiser.
103: 2011-08-10: "Nature is indifferent as to whether its reasons and actions are understandable to man." MRT Galileo via @punknshout
104: 2011-08-04: In the end, you are likely to help the world only when you can monitor the results of your actions and modify your techniques accordingly.
105: 2011-08-04: Instead of making real changes in their own lives, people would rather take trivial actions on a global scale, where control is an illusion.
106: 2011-08-04: Whenever an advertising campaign says, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action is usually trivial and benefits only the advertiser.
107: 2011-07-05: What makes the paranoid person so dangerous is that he feels completely justified in his aggressive actions.
108: 2011-07-03: Just because something is pleasurable now does not mean that repeating the action will give you the same pleasure again.
109: 2011-06-12: We understand movies because they are edited the same as dreams, jumping between significant actions without the intervening boring bits.
110: 2011-05-23: "Experienced" doesn't necessarily mean "competent". There are plenty of people who repeat the same actions without learning anything.
111: 2011-05-12: The rarest human skill is motivation—the ability to independently initiate an action.
112: 2011-05-07: RT @DalaiLama: Compassion and love constitute non-violence in action. <== Dude has run out of new platitudes so is retweeting old ones.
113: 2011-05-06: RT @kellyoxford: Whenever you justify an action with, “I’ve done WAY riskier stuff than this.”
114: 2011-05-04: RT @GreatestQuotes: "Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama
115: 2011-04-13: On My Bucket List: Write a rambling paranoid manifesto to justify my actions.
116: 2011-04-07: Behavioral reinforcement—direct reward or punishment for actions—isn't the most elegant way to change behavior, but it's often the only way.
117: 2011-04-06: Entertainment is the universal substitute for action.
118: 2011-03-18: When an advertiser claims, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action is probably trivial and benefits mainly the advertiser. {10/12}
119: 2011-03-13: In place of delusion is a life tied to reality. You seek out accurate feedback and modify your goals and action steps accordingly.
120: 2011-03-07: No tyrant thinks himself evil. He believes he is taking reasonable actions to defend himself.
121: 2011-03-06: Sooner or later, Lois Lane will have to suffer the consequences of her own actions.
122: 2011-03-03: When dealing with a teenager, only actions matter, not attitude. Let him rail at you however he wants, as long as he gets the job done.
123: 2011-03-02: Equipment: $10 sleeping bag + $5 tarp (both disposable). No rain, as predicted. Some mild mosquito action, but not serious.
124: 2011-02-22: Creativity is proven only by action. No book, video, class or seminar can give it to you. Either you talk about it, or you do it!
125: 2011-02-14: Words, symbols, gestures, credentials, awards, proposals, promises... so often mistaken for action.
126: 2011-02-11: I prefer to take preemptive actions for prophylactic reasons, both to prevent disaster and because I like to say "prophylactic".
127: 2011-02-09: Mystery Photo #4 (last one from this city): Some serpent-slaying action!
128: 2011-02-03: .@DalaiLama Dude, patience and compassion are nice, but where does action come into your philosophy? You're breeding a generation of sheep!
129: 2011-02-01: 99 out of 100 never turn their words into action. It's all "gonna do" and "wish I could".
130: 2011-02-01: The main human deception is talk masquerading as action.
131: 2011-02-01: A moral action is one you can comfortably explain to your biographer 20 years from now with no sense of shame or regret.
132: 2011-01-31: A moral action is one you can comfortably explain to your biographer 20 years from now, after he has read all your Wikileaks documents.
133: 2011-01-27: If you feed the homeless, give them comfortable places to stay, doesn't it just make them dependent on you and discourage their own action?
134: 2011-01-17: @mostlegendary A small symbolic action. @gandalfphoto is an addict romanticizing his addiction at huge cost. I want him nowhere near me.
135: 2011-01-11: Until you have visited a legislature and learned enough about an issue to speak at a committee hearing, you're all talk, no action.
136: 2011-01-08: People are suckers for correlation, seeking the superficial symbols of health, happiness and achievement instead the causative actions.
137: 2010-12-29: "If you are not a master of your own will and your own actions, you can't be a master of anything else." @brooksbayne
138: 2010-12-20: Nirvana, on Earth, is being able to live your life as you know it should be lived, where your wishes and actions coincide.
139: 2010-12-15: You gotta admire Al Franken, regardless of his politics. Instead of sniping from the outside like most, he moved from talk to action.
140: 2010-12-13: Virtual reality is not reality. The value of all actions in cyberspace ultimately derives from concrete actions in the real world.
141: 2010-12-07: If all the empty, ineffective words expended on national politics were converted to action in local politics, something might get done!
142: 2010-12-06: Spectator politics is jeering from the stands but not joining the game. It gives passive, sedentary people the illusion of action.
143: 2010-12-01: Is global warming real? Yes. Can it be stopped? Probably not. Politics demand action, but most of us have better things to worry about.
144: 2010-11-28: No matter how sexy data may seem, the ultimate coin of existence is still concrete actions in the real world.
145: 2010-11-28: Term limits rob a legislature of experience and assure no leader remains in power long enough to suffer the consequences of their actions.
146: 2010-11-27: Slogans are cheap, easily distributed, immediately satisfying and far less painful than action or decision. "We Support Our Troops!"
147: 2010-11-20: You are not responsible for the fate of planets, only for the consequences of your own actions while visiting.
148: 2010-11-01: For each decision, there is an optimal time for resolution. Some require swift action while others are best deferred.
149: 2010-10-12: Whenever an advertiser claims, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action is probably trivial and benefits mainly the advertiser.
150: 2010-10-04: The world is filled with dreamers, unmoved to action.
151: 2010-09-30: The more words someone produces with their mouth, the less action you can expect from their body.
152: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-29: Words alone can't power their way through blocks in people's perception. Only actions make a difference.
153: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-14: When an advertizing campaign says, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action is usually trivial and changes nothing.
154: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-12: Each of us is duped by our own internal PR department, which insists that we have different motivations for our actions than we actually do.
155: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-09: After a reasonable attempt at negotiation, a healthy dose of action is required.
156: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-13: What is familiar is more likely to guide human actions than what is safe, wise or less painful.
157: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-27: The role of a legislature is to respond with outrage to problems created by previous actions of the same body.
158: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-05: This I know about teenagers: Their words are worth nothing. Only their actions matter. Trust but verify.
159: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-05: No tyrant thinks himself evil. He believes he is taking reasonable actions to defend himself.
160: KilroyCafe: 2010-04-04: Some decisions require swift and decisive action while others are best deferred so they have the opportunity to resolve themselves.
161: KilroyCafe: 2010-04-03: Money is the greatest enabler of dysfunction. Too much of it tends to fund your addictions and isolate you from the effects of your actions.
162: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-06: Photo: Three of the world's toughest action figures: (or reasonable facsimiles thereof)
163: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-22: Kant, the philosopher, gave us "Can't", the philosophy — where you get so tied up in a rigid theory of life that no actions are possible.
164: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-13: Morality, at its base, is a problem of statistics. Which action, taken today, will lead to the best probable outcome for the world?
165: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-09: No statistic about what other people are doing can justify your own actions. Your situation is unique and must be decided on its own merits.
166: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-13: "Raising awareness" on the internet ain't worth the ether it's printed on. All that matters is substantial action in the real world.
167: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-03: "When the illusion of prayer disappears we become men and women of action." @almightygod
168: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-31: Oxymoron Alert: Whenever an advertiser claims, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action is trivial and won't change anything.
169: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-08: In Borderline disorder, the most effective treatment is the patient directly experiencing the consequences of her own actions.
170: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-29: Photo Tip #13: ILLUSION OF MOTION. Every photo should be "going someplace" with its main character engaged in an action.
171: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-27: "Insight" is when you finally understand the real reasons for your own actions. No one can give it to you; you have to find it yourself.
172: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-18: Crime is a real threat, but the damage it does is usually dwarfed by what we do to ourselves through our own foolish actions.
173: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-25: Bad things happen when you insulate people from the effects of their own actions.
174: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-27: The law is necessary, but so is subversion of it. At some point you have to set it aside and analyse the real affects of your actions.
175: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-27: The law is not morality. It is a crude caricature of morality. True morality is taking responsibility for the effects of your actions.
176: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-21: "Bad faith" is when your actions don't match your words. You know something is wrong but you do it anyway.
177: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-20: Everyone has a philosophy of life. Even if they can't put it into words, it is guiding their actions.
178: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-16: Prediction: The airport alert level will go to Red only AFTER an attack has already occurred, to give the impression of gov't action.
179: KilroyCafe: 2009-04-22: Dropped by the Clark County Commission yesterday and witnessed the most corrupt action I have personally seen:
180: KilroyCafe: 2009-04-21: Attending a meeting of the Clark County Commission (Las Vegas) -- i.e. Post-apocalyptic Armageddon management in action!
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