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Decision Quotes

If you think that it’s easy to sleet through ice but difficult to make a decision, then you have come to the right place. The decisions we make decides the course of our life. Every day we are hurled with numerous instances where we need to asses a situation, make a choice between what is right and what is wrong, and take decisions. If you find it difficult to take decisions in life, then these famous conclusion quotations and sayings should lift the burden off your shoulder and make the action of choosing or deciding easier for you.

Omar Khayyam

When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.

Osama bin Laden

Your security is not in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al-Qaida. Your security is in your own hands.

John Mason Brown

Our decision was that it was beyond the scope of something that was reasonable.

David Lloyd George

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

Isla Fisher

I love marriage. I think it's a wonderful institution and it's the most important decision you make.

Love Marriage

On September 11, 2001, we thought we were going to be attacked many, many times between then and now. We haven't been. I believe we had a president who made the right decision at the right time... to put us on offense against terrorists.

Harry S. Truman

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

Walter Scott

If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.

Originalism is sort of subspecies of textualism. Textualism means you are governed by the text. That's the only thing that is relevant to your decision, not whether the outcome is desirable, not whether legislative history says this or that. But the text of the statute.

Prince Philip

It would have been very easy to play to the gallery, but I took a conscious decision not to do that. Safer not to be too popular. You can't fall too far.

Sun Tzu

The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

Mia Hamm

Follow your heart and make it your decision.

Theodore Roosevelt

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.

Isaac Asimov

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.

Anybody can have this body if you do enough sit-ups and you just make a decision that 'Every day, I'm going to work out.' There are some days that I just don't feel like doing it, and I don't. But more often than not I get up and I get on the treadmill that I want to shoot and just do it. The first 20 minutes are the hardest.

Harry S. Truman

All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it.

We are not living in a world where all roads are radii of a circle and where all, if followed long enough, will therefore draw gradually nearer and finally meet at the centre: rather in a world where every road, after a few miles, forks into two, and each of those into two again, and at each fork, you must make a decision.

Brian Tracy

Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

If there was one decision I would overrule, it would be 'Citizens United.' I think the notion that we have all the democracy that money can buy strays so far from what our democracy is supposed to be.

Stevie Nicks

I made a conscious decision that I was not going to have children. I didn't want others raising them, and looking after them myself would get in the way of being a musician and writer.

Children
Woody Allen

In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker.

With each decision of ours that takes from the People a question properly left to them - with each decision that is unabashedly based not on law, but on the 'reasoned judgment' of a bare majority of this Court - we move one step closer to being reminded of our impotence.

Sandra Day O'Connor

I don't know how a judge can concentrate on being fair and impartial when he or she is faced with possible jail time for making a decision that others deem incorrect.

Apparently a great many people have forgotten that the framers of our Constitution went to such great effort to create an independent judicial branch that would not be subject to retaliation by either the executive branch or the legislative branch because of some decision made by those judges.

Keira Knightley

I made a conscious decision to live my life the best way I could and that meant to publicise myself as little as possible.

Lewis Hamilton

Every person I have met who has gone vegan says it is the best decision they have ever made.

Plato

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Brian Tracy

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

Peter Drucker

Most discussions of decision making assume that only senior executives make decisions or that only senior executives' decisions matter. This is a dangerous mistake.

Rita Mae Brown

A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one.

Reese Witherspoon

That said, my kids are at home right now with my husband and I'm missing something important at my daughter's school which makes me feel sick inside. It's a lot of balance and a lot of really hard decision making.

Home Daughters
Denis Waitley

Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.

Children Parenting
Jimmy Carter

My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception.

Peter Drucker

Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

My father always wanted to be 'Col-bear.' He lived in the same town as his father, and his father didn't like the idea of the name with the French pronunciation. So my father said to us, 'Do what you want. You're not going to offend anybody.' And he was dead long before I made my decision.

Kamala Harris

I understood that with the swipe of my pen as a prosecutor, I would have the decision in my pen to make a decision about someone's life.

George W. Bush

Every nation in every region now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.

Victor Hugo

Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.

I am growing handsome very fast indeed! I expect I shall be the belle of Amherst when I reach my 17th year. I don't doubt that I shall have perfect crowds of admirers at that age. Then how I shall delight to make them await my bidding, and with what delight shall I witness their suspense while I make my final decision.

Tony Blair

You know, one of the things I've learnt since coming out of office is how much easier it is to give the advice than take the decision. I mean, you know, it's tough.

Kamala Harris

I'll be judged on the body of work and not the popularity of any one decision.

Obviously, as you grow up, no one's ever 100 percent proud of every decision that they've made, and that's OK. I think as long as you learn from your mistakes and don't make them over and over again, you're on the right path.

Annie Leibovitz

I personally made a decision many years ago that I wanted to crawl into portraiture because it had a lot of latitude.

Luis Suarez

When I was a kid, I got sent off for head-butting a referee: I ran 50m to argue a decision, I was shown a red card, and I head-butted him. I'm really not proud of that.

Half of the time, I'm walking around a construction site, then I'm transitioning into the evening, having drinks with the girlfriends or meeting with my husband and then racing back home to put the kids to bed. I have less time, so I'm a much more efficient decision maker.

The experience I don't want to see repeated occurred in 'Bush v. Gore.' The Court divided five to four. There were four separate dissents, and that confused the press. In fact, some of the reporters announced that the decision was seven-two. There was no time to get together.

Time Experience Togetherness
Hillary Clinton

One of the reasons this election is so important is because the Supreme Court hangs in the balance. We need to overturn that terrible Supreme Court decision, Citizens United, and then reform our whole campaign finance system.

My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don't think Kennedy should have done it. I don't think Johnson should have done it, and I don't think we should have done it.

Nancy Pelosi

A successful marriage is a decision. You decide it's going to work. You can't always be there, but you have to be there enough. And you have to make sure you are where you're needed most.

Work Marriage
Angelina Jolie

I made a decision to have a preventive double mastectomy. I started with the breasts, as my risk of breast cancer is higher than my risk of ovarian cancer, and the surgery is more complex.

We would very much like to see Iran take a position as a responsible leader that doesn't intimidate or threaten or scare its neighbors and others. But the choice is really up to Iran and we're going to keep working to try to come out with the right decision.

Billy Graham

For those of you who do not know Him, choosing your eternal home is the most important decision you will ever make.

As I said last week in the wake of the grand jury decision, I think Ferguson laid bare a problem that is not unique to St. Louis or that area, and is not unique to our time, and that is a simmering distrust that exists between too many police departments and too many communities of color.

Time Police

Every decision on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs, will be made to benefit American workers and American families. We must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies, and destroying our jobs. Protection will lead to great prosperity and strength.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I thought 'Heller' was a very bad decision.

I think parental leave is enormously important - and it's a personal decision. Part of building a company whose goal is to empower women in all aspects of life is that I've given my team some leeway to determine what parental leave looks like for each of them individually.

Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since.