Quotes by decision-making
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George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
German entrepreneur 1920-2014
The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
Indian politician 1917-1985
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness.
American poet 1874-1963
Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them.
American stand-up comedian, actor, television host and director 1956-
25, 30 years ago, that meant something, they were making some money. And they were doing all sorts of comedy, screaming at the audience, basically crowd control. And then there was the whole urban comedy scene.
Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the façade of his appearance.
American politician and environmentalist 1948-
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
11th President of India 1931-2015
Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
English art critic 1819-1900
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
Adlai E. Stevenson II
American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.
Source: Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson (1952)
American philosopher 1842-1910
Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far within his limits. He possesses power of various sorts which he habitually fails to use.
Decision is a sharp knife that cuts or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.
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