Decision Quotes

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He may come to regret that decision.

Karl Rove

Anytime there is a struggle between doing what is actually right and doing what seems right, then your ego is interfering with your decision.

Darren L. Johnson

The atom bomb was no "great decision." It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness

Harry S. Truman

Exhaustion and exasperation are frequently the handmaidens of legislative decision.

Barber B. Conable Jr.

When you live your life acting upon your deepest intuitions, no decision you ever make in life will be feared or a risk.

Keshia Chante

Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due to aspects of the social utility paradox, but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought.

Herman Kahn

In the early stages of a pregnancy, the Government cannot intervene with a woman's right to choose. That is it, plain and simple. Guess what. We are not going to be big brother or sister, as the case may be. We are going to allow a woman, her doctor, and her God to make that decision.

Barbara Levy Boxer

Im in the world where things are taken, never given. How long they choose to love you will never be your decision.


When once a decision is reached and execution is the order of the day, dismiss absolutely all responsibility and care about the outcome.

William James

Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution.

Jay Leno

Like many widows, she came to the unwise decision of remarrying.

Honor de Balzac

Any decision I make is based on myself, and the only person I have to give an explanation to is God.

Solange Knowles

Liberalism does not preclude an organisation of the flow of money in which some channels are used in decision making while others are only good for the payment of debts.

Jean-Francois Lyotard

The right merchant is one who has the just average of faculties we call common sense; a man of a strong affinity for facts, who makes up his decision on what he has seen. He is thoroughly persuaded of the truths of arithmetic. There is always a reason, in the man, for his good or bad fortune in making money. Men talk as if there were some magic about this. He knows that all goes on the old road, pound for pound, cent for cent / for every effect a perfect cause / and that good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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