90+ Best Decision Quotes on Making the Right Decision

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A wise man makes his own decisions. An ignorant man follows public opinion.

You and only you are responsible for your life choices and decisions.

Why do we have to listen to our hearts? Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you’ll find your treasure. ―Paulo Coelho

He ought to tell Crowley. No, he didn’t. He wanted to tell Crowley. He ought to tell Heaven.

Decision Quotes

Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

Love is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever. A feeling comes and it may go. How can I judge that it will stay forever when my act does not involve judgment and decision? — Erich Fromm

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

If you care about what people think about you, you will end up being their slave. Reject and pull your rope

You and I need to be the decision-makers in our own lives and careers. It is also our responsibility to allow and encourage others to do the same

Sooner or later, we are bound to discover some things about ourselves that we don’t like. But once we see they’re there, we can decide what we want to do with them

The person who in shaky times also wavers only increases the evil, but the person of firm decision fashions the universe. ―Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The forces that moved our forebears to their great decision—the decision to leave their homes and begin an adventure filled with incalculable uncertainly, risk, and hardship

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage. — Lao Tzu

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

In the space between yes and no, there is a lifetime. It’s the difference between the path you walk and the one you leave behind; it’s the gap between who you thought you could be and who you are; it’s the legroom for the lies you will tell yourself in the future.

The quality of your life is built on the quality of your decisions

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 dared to leap.

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

The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence

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

An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgments simpler by knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.

Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always, America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward

This better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

So. Tell me. What do you think? Which is better? To take action and perhaps make a fatal mistake – or to take no action and die slowly anyway?

Visionary decision-making happens at the intersection of intuition and logic

And who decided which people wore striped pajamas and which people wore the uniforms?

When possible make the decisions now, even if action is in the future. A revised decision usually is better than one reached at the last moment.

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal. If you give up before your goal has been reached, you are a ‘quitter’. A quitter never wins, and a winner never quits.

When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead! ―George S. Patton

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. — Dr. Seuss

We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves. – Thomas Merton

Not making a decision is a decision. It’s the decision to stay the same

The decision is a risk rooted in the courage to be free

We don’t have the luxury of thinking … Some people make all the decisions for us.

One’s mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do

What’s called a difficult decision is a difficult decision because either way you go there are penalties.

There is no decision that we can make that doesn’t come with some sort of balance or sacrifice. ―Simon Sinek

It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are

You can only be young once, but you can always be immature — Dave Barry

The best people are always the worst. They drive everyone mad by being so good at second-guessing everything bad

Decision-making is the specific executive task.

Bruno was sure that he had never seen a skinnier or sadder boy in his life but decided that he had better talk to him

Success or failure depends on the decisions you make and the path you choose. You are responsible for your future

In the final analysis, there is no other solution to man’s progress but the day’s honest work, the day’s honest decision, the day’s generous utterances, and the day’s good deed

It is not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are

Changing our decision sets up a bad habit. It reinforces decision-making as an expression of bewilderment and ignorance, instead of wisdom and freedom. ―Sakyong Mipham

The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand? — Jack Sparrow

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

Are you sure, Gray?’ He lifted his eyes. ‘No . . . I’m not. I’m not sure of a damn thing.’ He slipped his hands-free of the monsignor’s and peeled the battery off the phone, cutting the last ring in half. ‘But that doesn’t mean I won’t act.

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. – Nelson Mandela

Men who succeed reach decisions promptly, and change them, if at all, very slowly. Men who fail, to reach decisions, if at all, very slowly, and change them frequently, and quickly.

And we have complete control over our attitude. We are the ones who decide how we feel, how we look at things, how we react.

The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.

Be decisive. A wrong decision is generally less disastrous than indecision. ―Bernhard Langer

Every positive change in your life begins with a clear, unequivocal decision that you are going to either do something or stop doing something

In my house, I’m the boss, my wife is just the decision-maker. — Woody Allen

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

Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you. Does that make any sense?

In leadership, life, and all things it’s far wiser to judge people by their deeds than their speech – their track record rather than their talk – Rasheed Ogunlaru

Make decisions with the long term in mind.

Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong…. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage. ―Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once the decision is made, do not look back, do not second guess your decisions.

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. — Henry Ford

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

Accepting trial and error means accepting error. It means taking problems in our stride when a decision doesn’t work out, whether through luck or misjudgment. And that is not something human brains seem to be able to do without a struggle

All of us start from zero. We take the right decision and become a hero.

Life might take you down different roads. But each of you gets to decide which one to take.

When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice

Just really, believe in what you’re trying to do. Don’t let people alter that. Let people advise you and lead you down paths to make smart business decisions. But trust your instinct and trust that overwhelming drive that made you put all your dreams and everything on the line

Good decisions come from experience. Experience comes from making bad decisions. ―Mark Twain

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

We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do things, we can accomplish those goals

If, before every action, we were to begin by weighing up the consequences, thinking about them in earnest, first the immediate consequences, then the probable, then the possible, then the imaginable ones, we should never move beyond the point where our first thought brought us to a halt. — Jose

In every single thing you do, you are choosing a direction. Your life is a product of choices. – Dr. Kathleen Hall

I think it is more like what you are willing to become. And I think a man would have to put his soul at hazard. And I won’t do that. I think now that maybe I never would

There is a time when we must firmly choose the course we will follow, or the relentless drift of events will decide for us.

Now that it’s all over, what did you do yesterday that’s worth mentioning

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change direction overnight.

Choices made, whether bad or good, follow you forever and affect everyone in their path one way or another. — J.E.B. Spredemann

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

Your choices are made in a moment, and yet their consequences transcend a lifetime.

You cannot make progress without making decisions.

How am I supposed to decide this? How can I possibly stay without Mom and Dad? How can I leave without Teddy? Or Adam?

I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum

The decision is a risk rooted in the courage to be free. ―Paul Tillich

The key to making healthy decisions is to respect your future self. Honor him or her, treat him or her like you would treat a friend or a loved one. A Stanford study showed that those who saw a photo of their future self-made smarter financial decisions

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. – Buddha


There’s no wrong time to make the right decision.

[M]aking a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.

When you live in reaction, you give your power away. Then you get to experience what you gave your power to

The decision is the spark that ignites action. Until a decision is made, nothing happens…. The decision is the courageous facing of issues, knowing that if they are not faced, problems will remain forever unanswered. ―Wilfred A. Peterson

Sometimes in life, you have to make decisions that are best for you, not for everyone else.

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

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