Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Thoughts Or Emotions

Quite sometimes, we meet people who have the gift of gab- they talk pleasantly, confidently and often in our terms. But some of them may leave us feeling uneasy, or emotionally drained as if we have been talked into doing something that we didn't really want to, or having to pretend a lot while they're around. Or worse, they say something to us, and do another in reality.
It happens, and I fall back to the golden nugget of life,
"Actions Speak Louder Than Words"
to counter the dissonance- to separate the wheat from the chaff.

Believe me, this has helped me time and again to understand a person's real motive and hence decide how much I want to invest in them, be it time, be it emotions or anything.

Finally, Nicholas Sparks of A Walk To Remember, gives us an even better mantra for mental peace,
"Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Thoughts Or Emotions"