Quotes of Decision

“ Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know it just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers. ”

- Richard Bach

“ Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader. Don't fall victim to what I call the ready-aim-aim-aim-aim syndrome. You must be willing to fire. ”

- T. Boone Pickens

“ People don't want to know that as a woman, I made my own decision as a woman to leave, It has to be I was so burnt out or in love. ”

- Sherry Stringfield

“ When possible make the decisions now, even if action is in the future. A reviewed decision usually is better than one reached at the last moment. ”

- William B. Given Jr.

“ I hate to see things done by halves. If it be right, do it boldly; if it be wrong, leave it undone. ”

- Bernard Gilpin

“ A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards. ”

- Karl Kraus

“ Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune? ”

- Elias Canetti

“ In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ The roads we take are more important than the goals we announce. Decisions determine destiny. ”

- Frederick Speakman

“ When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision. ”

- Lucius C. Falkland

“ A decision without the pressure of consequence is hardly a decision at all. ”

- Eric Langmuir

“ Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all. ”

- Brian Tracy

“ I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently. ”

- Agnes de Mille

“ I think all teams are involved, to a degree, in making some painful decisions. ”

- Marv Levy

“ From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss. ”

- Noam Chomsky

“ All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last. ”

- Marcel Proust

“ Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ Give no decision till both sides thou'st heard. ”

- Phocylides

“ Where there is no counsel, the people perish; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety. ”

- Bible

“ Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct. ”

- Denis Leary

“ Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one. ”

- Rita Mae Brown

“ A power greater than any human being helped make this decision. ”

- Herbert J. Steifel

“ After a battle is over people talk a lot about how decisions were methodically reached, but actually there's always a hell of a lot of groping around. ”

- Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher

“ Business leaders often get credit for the successful decisions that were forced on them. ”

- Oliver A. Fick

“ Decide promptly, but never give any reasons. Your decisions may be right, but your reasons are sure to be wrong. ”

- Lord Mansfield

“ Decision and determination are the engineer and fireman of our train to opportunity and success. ”

- Burt Lawlor

“ Decision-making is the specific executive task. ”

- Peter Drucker
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