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More Personal Quotes about Decision Making

Take a look at a select set of thought provoking and inspirational personal quotes about decision making.

"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We only have today. Let us begin." - Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997), Albanian Roman Catholic Nun helping the Poor in Calcutta, India

"The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice." - George Eliot (1819 - 1880), English Novelist

"Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently." - William A. Ward (1921 - 1994), American Author

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), American Novelist and Journalist

"In arriving at a decision in a question of doubt, the apostles in the Acts were guided solely by their sense of the Spirit behind the action, not by any speculations as to consequences which might ensue. And so they found the truth." - Roland Allen (1868 - 1947), English-born Priest

"The individual always realizes only one of the possibilities in its development, which could always have taken a different turning whenever it has to make an important decision." - Wilhelm Dilthey (1833 - 1911), German Psychologist and Sociologist

"It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." - J. K. Rowling (1965 - ), American Author

"Your life changes the moment you make a new, congruent, and committed decision." - Anthony Robbins (1960 - ), American Self-Help Writer and Speaker

"But the rule seems to be that the bigger and more life-changing the decision, the less it will seem like a decision at all." - Hugh Mackay

"In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker. " - Woody Allen (1935 - ), American Screenwriter, Film Director and Actor

"Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life." - Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885), French Poet, Playwright and Novelist

"Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision. " - Denis Waitley (1933 - ), American Author

"You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your expectation." - Bette Davis (1908 - 1989), American Actress

"To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior." - Maxwell Maltz (1899 - 1975), American Author

"Life certainly points it out to you - 'you can go this way or the other way.' You have to decide and it's a very strong decision because, would you sleep well knowing that you're living in the best place, but you're letting the place where you should live alone?" - Gael Garcia Bernal (1978 - ), Mexican Actor and Director

"Heroes always make the right decision; I find that seldom happens in my life." - Judd Nelson (1959 - ), American Actor

"I think on some level, that's a fear that exists in everybody, that if we're tested, we won't make the courageous choice. We won't make the decision that would make us heroic. We make the decision that would reveal us to be all too human." - Bruce Greenwood (1956 - ), Canadian Actor

"To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others." - Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005), Pontiff of the Catholic Church

"To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right." - Confucius (551 BC - 479 BC), Chinese Thinker and Philosopher

"Until you are committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, ineffectiveness. It is true: the moment one definitely commits oneself, then Providence moves. All sorts of things begin to happen to help you that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from that decision, raising in your favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance, which you couldn't have dreamt would come your way." - W.H. Murray (1913 - 1996), Scottish Mountaineer and Writer

"You are now at a crossroads. This is your opportunity to make the most important decision you will ever make. Forget your past. Who are you now? Who have you decided you really are now? Don't think about who you have been. Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously. Make it carefully. Make it powerfully." - Anthony Robbins (1960 - ), American Self-Help Writer and Speaker

"To thine ownself be true." - Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), English poet and Playwright

"Somewhere along the line of development we discover what we really are, and then we make our real decision for which we are responsible. Make that decision primarily for yourself because you can never really live anyone else's life, not even your own child's." - Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962), Former First Lady of the United States

"If the whole world followed you, would you be pleased with where you took it?" - Neale Donald Walsch (1943 - ), American Author

"Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life." - James Cromwell (1940 - ), American Actor

"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her. But once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game." - Voltaire (1694 - 1778), Historian and Writer

"I have made it a rule of my life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy...you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in." - Katherine Mansfield (1888 - 1923), New Zealand-born Writer

"Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel." - Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797), English Art Historian and the 4th Earl of Orford

"Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune." - Jim Rohn (1930 - ), American Entrepreneur, Author, and Motivational Speaker

"Money is one of the most important subjects of your entire life. Some of life's greatest enjoyments and most of life's greatest disappointments stem from your decisions about money. Whether you experience great peace of mind or constant anxiety will depend on getting your finances under control." - Robert G. Allen (1902 - 1963), American Businessman

"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for time is the stuff life is made of." - Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790), Author and Scientist

"The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity." - Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982), Russian-American Novelist and Philosopher

"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else." - Judy Garland (1922 - 1969), American Actress and Singer

"Life is a sum of all your choices." - Albert Camus (1913 - 1960), French Author, Philosopher, and Journalist

" The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Albert Einstein (1879-1955), Physicist and Nobel Laureate

" Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and create a new ending." - Maria Robinson, Author

"Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile." - Gary Ryan Blair, Author, Speaker, and Coach

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