Indecision Quotes

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

Indecision is debilitating; it feeds upon itself; it is, one might almost say, habit-forming. Not only that, but it is contagious; it transmits itself to others.

H. A. Hopf

Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.

African Proverb

The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities; the pessimist is stranded on the island of perpetual indecision.

William Arthur Ward

Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.

George Canning

It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.

Marianne Moore

Perhaps, on the whole, embarrassment and perplexity are a kind of natural accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to be driven out of your senses with thinking which of two things you ought to do than to do nothing whatever, and be utterly uninteresting to all the world.

Margaret Oliphant

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

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

Don't stand shivering upon the bank; plunge in at once, and have it over.

Sam Slick

Our doubts are traitors And make us lose the good we oft might win By fearing to attempt.

William Shakespeare

To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.

Bertrand Russell

We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end.

Blaise Pascal

Things can harden meaningfully in the moment of indecision.

John Ashbery

The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.

Martin Luther

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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