A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.

Ikke tusend ord
sig prenter, som én gernings spor.

Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) Norwegian poet and playwright
Brand, “Manden,” Act 2 (1866)

Alt. trans.: "A thousand words can't make the mark a single deed will leave."
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Jul-11
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