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Are a person's actions a better indicator of his or her thoughts and feelings than are words?

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It is much easier to "talk the talk" than to "walk the walk", however, a person's actions are the true indicator of his feelings. One can easily lie with words, but one cannot lie with ones actions. Actually doing something concrete is a much stronger statement than speaking empty words. There are many clear examples of this from history, literature and personal experience. Martin Luther King Jr. sacrificed his freedom to express his feelings of resentment towards his oppression, Rosa Parks expressed her emotion by not giving up her seat on a bus, and Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," give their lives as a symbol for their love for each other, actions that express emoti ...

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