quotes

Decisions

Personally I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. • Winston Churchill

Everything starts with yourself—with you making up your mind about what you're going to do with your life. I tell kids that it's a cruel world, and that the world will bend them either left or right, and it's up to them to decide which way to bend. • Tony Dorsett, Hall of Fame running back for the Dallas Cowboys

Be the change that you want to see in the world. • Mohandas Ghandi, political and spiritual leader in India

Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones. • Stephen R. Covey

The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going. • Author Unknown

Everything we do proceeds from a decision of will, involves our intelligence and perception, leads to emotional reactions or experiences, is approved or disapproved by the conscience, and is registered in the memory in complete perspective. • Gordon Olson

We are given one life, and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live. • Omar Nelson Bradley

We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. • E.M. Forester

When one bases his life on principle, 99 percent of his decisions are already made. • Author Unknown

Go to the effort. Invest the time. Write the letter. Make the apology. Take the trip. Purchase the gift. Do it. The seized opportunity renders joy. The neglected brings regret. • Max L. Lucado

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God. • Corrie Ten Boom

What quickens my pulse now is the stretch ahead rather than the one behind, and it is mainly for some clue to where I am going that I search through where I have been, for some hint as to who I am becoming or failing to become that I delve into what used to be. • Frederick Buechner

Now there are a good many things which would not be worth bothering about if I were going to live only seventy years, but which I had better bother about very seriously if I am going to live forever. • C.S. Lewis

The paralyzing fear of making a decision serves no one. It is cowardly. Risk is the only way forward. • John Piper

Never make a point at the expense of making a difference. • Andy Stanley

To delay or fail to make decisions may be more sinful than to make wrong decisions out of faith and love. • Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Doing nothing needs forgiveness as much as doing the best you can and erring. • John Piper