Decision-Making Quotes

Decision-Making QuotesHere’s a few decision-making quotes for your enjoyment. Hope you like a few.

Chance favors only the prepared mind. -Louis Pasteur

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. -H. L. Hunt

Each indecision brings its own delays and days are lost lamenting over lost days… What you can do or think you can do, begin it. For boldness has magic, power, and genius in it. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When making a decision of minor importance, I have always found it advantageous to consider all the pros and cons. In vital matters, however, such as the choice of a mate or a profession, the decision should come from the unconscious, from somewhere within ourselves. In the important decisions of personal life, we should be governed, I think, by the deep inner needs of our nature. -Sigmund Freud

Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently. -William A. Ward

Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results. -Scott Adams

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Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. -Erica Jong

Too often, the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it’s too late. -Rita Coolidge

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire. -Napoleon Hill

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

“Be willing to make decisions. That’s the most important quality in a good leader. Don’t fall victim to what I call the ‘ready-aim-aim-aim-aim syndrome’. You must be willing to fire.” -T. Boone Pickens

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

Some persons are very decisive when it comes to avoiding decisions. -Brendan Francis

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Decisions become easier when your will to please God outweighs your will to please the world.  -Anso Coetzer

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    • Susan Byrtus
    • April 18, 2009

    LOVE the quotes! Have ALWAYS been a big fan of quotes from leaders. Love the title “Become Learned In A Few Minutes A Day: as well. Personal Development on the run! GREAT!

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    • Dirk
    • July 29, 2009

    Your post Decision-Making Quotes was very interesting when I found it over google on Wednesday by my search for rita coolidge. I have your blog now in my bookmarks and I visit your blog again, soon. Take care.

    • Liliana
    • December 4, 2009

    Awsome stuff lots of work went in this page. keep it up

    • Laurie Vowels
    • January 22, 2010

    Terrific. I especially like the one by Goethe.

    • shatrughan
    • March 31, 2010

    i liked it….

    • Malti Kandari
    • April 4, 2010

    I really enjoyed reading the decision making quotes and frankly speaking it has helped me.Good work.

    • Verna Nock
    • August 13, 2011

    @hadfield132 i have the same prob at the same time.

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