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Career Quotes Related to Decision Making

Take a look at a select set of thought provoking and inspirational career quotes related to decision making.

"Decisions are a way of defining ourselves. There comes a time in life when there is nothing else to do but go your own way. Where you are headed there are no trails, no paths, just your own instincts." - Sergio Bambaren (1960 - ), Peruvian Writer

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." - Count Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910), Russian Novelist

"Change is the end result of all true learning. Change involves three things: First, a dissatisfaction with self -- a felt void or need; second, a decision to change to fill the void or need; and third, a conscious dedication to the process of growth and change -- the willful act of making the change, doing something." - Leo Buscaglia (1924 - 1998), Author and Motivational Speaker, and Professor

"The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years." - David Ogilvy (1911 - 1999), British Advertising Executive

"Your power to choose your direction of your life allows you to reinvent yourself, to change your future, and to powerfully influence the rest of creation." - Stephen R. Covey (1932 - ), American Author

"God give me the serenity to accept things which cannot be changed; Give me courage to change things which must be changed; And the wisdom to distinguish one from the other." - Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971), American Theologian

"I've met a few people who had to change their jobs in order to change their lives, but I've met many more people who merely had to change their motive to service in order to change their lives." - Peace Pilgrim (1908 - 1981), American Peace Activist

"It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do." - Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915) American Writer and Philosopher

"Desire! That's the one secret of every man's career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire." - Bobby Unser (1934 - ), Retired U.S. Automobile Racer

"I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it." - Lou Holtz (1937 -), Author, Motivational Speaker and Former Football Head Coach

"If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development." - Brian Tracy (1944 - ), Canadian Self-help Author

"What is it that you like doing? If you don't like it, get out of it, because you'll be lousy at it. You don't have to stay with a job for the rest of your life, because if you don't like it you'll never be successful in it." - Lee Iacocca (1924 - ),American businessman, President and CEO of Chrysler Corporation from 1978 to 1992

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain." - Maya Angelou (1928 - ), American Autobiographer and Poet

"People don't choose their careers; they are engulfed by them." - John Dos Passos (1896 - 1970), American Novelist and Artist

"Prayer is less about changing the world than it is about changing ourselves." - David J. Wolpe (1958 - ), American Author

"You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play." - Warren Beatty (1937 - ) American Actor, Producer, Screenwriter and Director

"A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him. My advice: Don't worry about yourself. Take care of those who work for you and you'll float to greatness on their achievements." - H.S.M. Burns

"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." - George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), Irish Playwright

"If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place." - Gita Bellin, British Facilitator, Mentor and Coach

"Make each day useful and cheerful and prove that you know the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be happy, old age without regret and life a beautiful success." - Louisa May Alcott, 1832-1888, American Author

"Don't ever let economic alone determine your career or how you spend the majority of your time." - Denis Waitley (1933 - ), American Author

"Analyzing what you haven't got as well as what you have is a necessary ingredient of a career." - Grace Moore (1898 - 1947), American Operatic Soprano and Actress

"Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them." - Henry S. Commager (1902 - 1998), American Historian

"Success is about who you are, not what you have. Successful people work to discover their talents, to develop those talents, and then to use those talents to benefit others as well as themselves." - Tom Morris (1952 - ) American Philosopher

"Your decision to be, have and do something out of the ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else." - Brian Tracy (1944 - ), Canadian Self-help Author

"Change your thoughts and you change your world." - Norman Vincent Peale (1898 - 1993), American Author

"The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to achieving your dreams." - Og Mandino (1923 - 1996), Author

"The minute you begin to do what you want to do, it's a different kind of life." - R. Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983), American Architect, Author, Designer, Inventor, and Futurist

"What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team." - Benjamin F. Fairless (1890 - 1962), American Industrialist and Past-president of U.S. Steel

"You will never change your life until you change something you do daily." - Mike Murdock (1946 - ), American Televangelist

"Sometimes you have to do the work and hope the career materializes." - Michael Lipsey, American Author

"When it becomes more difficult to suffer than change -- then you will change." - Author Unknown

"Don't wait for opportunity to come knocking on your door... go out and give it directions." - Author Unknown

"People who wait for changes to occur on the outside before they commit to making changes on the inside will never make any changes at all." - Author Unknown

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