actions speak louder than words

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actions speak louder than words

  1. It is more effective to act directly than to speak of action.
  2. A person’s actions indicate their true sentiments more reliably than their claims do.

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  • Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, →ISBN, p. 2.