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I can elect to change all thoughts that hurt.

Author: A Course In Miracles

Profession: Course on Forgiveness Based on Eastern Philosophy

Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

Every choice moves us closer to or farther away from something. Where are your choices taking your life? What do your behaviors demonstrate that you are saying yes or no to in life?

Author: Eric Allenbaugh

Profession: American Author of "Wake-Up Calls"

The world isn't interested in the storms you encountered, but whether or not you brought in the ship.

Author: Raul Armesto


If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary.

Author: Margaret Atwood (1939)

Profession: Canadian Novelist, Poet, Critic

Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Author: Richard Bach (1936)

Profession: American Author

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Manís power of choice enables him to think like an angel or a devil, a king or a slave. Whatever he chooses, mind will create and manifest.

Author: Frederick Bailes


It's so hard when I have to, And so easy when I want to.

Author: Sondra Anice Barnes


Each person designs his own life, freedom gives him the power to carry out his own designs, and power gives the freedom to interfere with the designs of others.

Author: Eric Berne (1910-1970)

Profession: Canadian Psychiatrist, Writer

Even as a tortoise draws in its limbs, the wise can draw in their senses at will.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: Therefore choose life. [Deuteronomy 30:19]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Refuse the evil, and choose the good. [Isaiah 7:15]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Thus we see that the all important thing is not killing or giving life, drinking or not drinking, living in the town or the country, being unlucky or lucky, winning or losing. It is how we win, how we lose, how we live or die, finally, how we choose.

Author: R. H. Blyth


I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything.

Author: James Boswell (1740-1795)

Profession: British Writer, Journalist