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Decision Quotes

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. Robert H. Schuller

“Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.” 
― C.S. Lewis, 

Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful…” 
― José N. Harris,

“Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.” —Keri Russell

Other people look at failure as an opportunity to revisit past decisions and to devise new strategies. Catherine Pulsifer

When one can accept that all their circumstances and life events are a result of their decision making, that individual immediately gains back their power to create. Michael Austin Jacobs

Unsuccessful people make decisions based on their current situation; successful people make decisions based on where they want to be.

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.”- Maimonides

The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights.” – Joe Andrew

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

Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.” 
― E.E. Cummings

You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.” 
― Michelle Obama

“We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things,  —Stephen Covey

When making a decision of minor importance, I have always found it advantageous to consider all the pros and cons. Sigmund Freud 

“Don’t base your decisions on the advice of those who don’t have to deal with the results.”

“Why do we have to listen to our hearts? Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you all find your treasure.”- Paulo Coelho

“Choose your life’s mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all  or misery.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. Amelia Earhart

I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!” 
― Mark Twain

So, what can’t you take? Decide which of the two options is harder, and do the other. That way, no matter how hard your choice turns out to be, at least you can find comfort in knowing you’re avoiding something even worse.” 
― Josephine Angelini, 

“Your life changes the moment you make a new, congruent, and committed decision.” —Tony Robbins

You never know when your life is about to change. You never know when one decision will dramatically impact your life and change the course of your destiny .Dani Johnson

“Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.”

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take and the decisions we waited to make.”

 “To get anywhere, or even to live a long time, a man has to guess, and guess right, over and over again, without enough data for a logical answer.”- Robert Heinlein

“When we find inspiration, we need to take action for ourselves and for our communities. Even if it means making a hard choice, or cutting out something and leaving it in your past.” – Aron Ralston

Some of our important choices have a time line. If we delay a decision, the opportunity is gone forever. Sometimes our doubts keep us from making a choice that involves change. Thus an opportunity may be missed. James E. Faust

“Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful…” 
― José N. Harris

Trust your instincts, and make judgements on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.” 
― David Gemmell,

“Life presents you with so many decisions. A lot of times, they’re right in front of your face and they’re really difficult, but we must make them.” —Brittany Murphy

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Maya Angelou

Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same

Sir, what is the secret of your success? A reporter asked a bank president.

 “Any decision I make is the biggest decision of my life.” – Carmelo Anthony

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. C. S. Lewis

“Sometimes, if you want to change a man’s mind, you have to change the mind of the man next to him first.” 
― Megan Whalen Turner

“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” 
― Peter F. Drucker

Choices are the hinges of destiny.” —Edwin Markham

There are times when delaying a decision has benefit. Often, allowing a set period of time to mull something over so your brain can work it through generates a thoughtful and effective decision. Nancy Morris,

“A major life decision is never a choice but rather a realization that the decision has already been made.” Doug Cooper

 “Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline.”- Jim Collins

 When bad things happen to you, focus on what you can learn from it. If you focus on the bad, you’re doomed to repeat it. – Mel Robbins

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fearsare paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” – Amelia Earhart

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made. Robert H. Schuller

It’s not hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What’s hard, she said, is figuring out what you’re willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.” 
― Shauna Niequist, 

“Perhaps our greatest distinction as a species is our capacity, unique among animals, to make counter-evolutionary choices.” 
― Jared Diamond,

“I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime.” —Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

We may think that our decisions are guided purely by logic and rationality, but our emotions always play a role in our good decision making process. Salma Stockdale, 

“Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.

Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant.”- Anthony Robbins

“And we have complete control over our own attitude. We are the ones we decide how we feel, how we look at things, how we react.” – Catherine Pulsifer

I struggled to kick the habit – I would make a decision to give up smoking, but it was hard. I couldn’t resist the urge to steal a smoke. It was at that time that I was gifted Allen Carr’s book ‘The Easy Way to Stop Smoking.’ After I read that book, I didn’t touch a fag again. Mahesh Babu

“The hardest thing about the road not taken is that you never know where it might have led.” 
― Lisa Wingate, 

Don’t entrust your future on others’ hands. Rather make decisions by yourself with the help of God’s guidance. Hold your beliefs so tight and never let go of them!” 
― Hark Herald Sarmiento

I think that there is something beautiful about mortality. It makes our decisions mean more.” —Brandon Boyd

“When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.” Paulo Coelho

“Decision is a sharp knife that cuts clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.” – Gordon Graham

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

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: 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 Bradley

One night, I lay awake for hours, just terrified. When the dawn finally came up – the comfortable blue sky, the familiar world returning – I could think of no other way to express my relief than through poetry. I made a decision there and then that it was what I wanted to do. Every time I pulled a wishbone, it was what I asked for. Alice Oswald

You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.” 
― Michelle Obama

The straight line, a respectable optical illusion which ruins many a man.” 
― Victor Hugo

“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.” —Jim Rohn

YOU decide what your limits are, and YOU decide your level of success. You are responsible for the time that you spend on this planet. Les Brown,

“Every decision brings with it some good, some bad, some lessons, and some luck. The only thing that’s for sure is that indecision steals many years from many people who wind up wishing they’d just had the courage to leap.” Doe Zantamata

“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.” – Paulo Coelho

“Each person has a choice; the choice to do as one may wish and as one wants remains with the individual. If a person sees no benefit to change, they will not change.” – Byron Pulsifer

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution. Robert H. Schuller

“So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” 
― J.R.R Tolkien, 

“On an important decision one rarely has 100% of the information needed for a good decision no matter how much one spends or how long one waits. And, if one waits too long, he has a different problem and has to start all over. This is the terrible dilemma of the hesitant decision maker.” 
― Robert K. Greenleaf

Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.” —John C. Maxwell


There are no guarantees or crystal balls for the future, and there’s no absolute way to know if you are or aren’t making the right decision. Give tomorrow the best possible chance that you can. Kennedth Dino, 

“A wise man makes his own decisions. An ignorant man follows public opinion.” Chinese Proverb

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”- Jim Rohn

“We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals.” – Stephen Covey

Sometimes in life, you have to make a selfish decision and do what’s best for you. Saquon Barkley

Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”
― Erol Ozan

The less I understood of this farrago, the less I was in a position to judge of its importance.” 
― Robert Louis Stevenson

The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.” —Thornton Wilder

If you have a decision to make, list down the pain points of doing it and the pleasures of doing it. Romuald Andrade

“Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” Tony Robbins

When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take, choose the bolder.” – William Joseph Slim

Did you know that to worry about a situation you are making a conscious choice to do so?” – Mike C. Adams