Action Will Define You

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”

– Thomas Jefferson

I came across this simple quote today by Thomas Jefferson and it made me think for a moment. I think most of us are always in pursuit of self-awareness and just better understanding exactly who we are so we can better live our lives and improve ourselves. But instead of looking at your personality, thoughts, emotions, etc., this quote by Thomas Jefferson encourages us to look at our actions to know ourselves. If you’re a motivated go-getter or want to be eventually, you will or must act in that way. You can’t be successful and not have successful actions on a daily basis. It comes  down to the cliche, “Let your actions speak louder than your words.”