This story is about a wife whose husband never said he loved her. She reflected on a past relationship where the man said "I love you" to her every day but treated her poorly. This shows the theme that actions speak louder than words because her husband treats her amazingly which shows his love more than words ever could.
This comic by Jon Youshaei demonstrates the theme that actions speak louder than words because the circle is bragging about his achievements but doesn't do anything to show the boss he is a hard worker and has a box of unfinished projects, while the other employee shows he is a hard worker by completing his tasks. It is far more important to use your actions instead of your words.
This article talks about the popular writing advice "Show don't tell" that Ernest Hemingway, himself, gave. The article talks about how using imagery will improve your writing. This fits with the theme of actions speaking louder than words because your writing will be more realistic if you show the characters intentions rather than flat out say them. This is how people behave in real life. A character will appear more three dimensional if their motives are shown in their actions.
The quote "a picture is worth a thousand words" illustrates the theme that actions speak louder than words because the actions in a picture can show what's happening better than words can. Sometimes words get in the way of the emotions in a piece of art or picture.
In this poem, Erin Hanson shares her experience where someone couldn't see that her actions showed she loved them more than her words could. This artifact shows the theme actions speak louder than words because she showed her love even though her significant other couldn't see that. The person was so caught up in the words that they couldn't see she was showing how much she loved them.
Shawn Custis broke into a woman's house and assaulted her while her child watched the scene play out. In court, Custis pleaded not guilty to the charges placed on him. This artifact shows that while the man pleaded innocent there is video footage that shows him committing the crime. Actions and evidence speak louder than words. If there was no evidence of the crime and his actions then he might have gotten away. People lie constantly but their actions show the truth.