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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.

Author: Gordon Graham


Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

The lives of the best of us are spent in choosing between evils.

Author: Junius (1769-1771)

Profession: Anonymous British Letter Writer

I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.

Author: David Livingstone (1813-1873)

Profession: British Missionary, Explorer

Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side.

Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor

In making our decisions, we must use the brains that God has given us. But we must also use our hearts which He also gave us. A man who has not learned to say, ''No'' --who is not resolved that he will take God's way, in spite of every dog that can bay or bark at him, in spite of every silvery choice that woos him aside--will be a weak and a wretched man till he dies.

Author: Alexander Maclaren (1826-1910)

Profession: British Preacher

Decide promptly, but never give any reasons. Your decisions may be right, but your reasons are sure to be wrong.

Author: Lord Mansfield (1867-1915)

Profession: British Artist, Author

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 Syndrome. You must be willing to fire.

Author: T. Boone Pickens

Profession: American Businessman, Chairman of Mesa Petroleum

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.

Author: Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

Profession: French Novelist

Impelled by a state of mind which is destined not to last, we make our irrevocable decisions

Author: Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

Profession: French Novelist

A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

The difference is wide that sheets will not decide.

Author: English Proverb

Profession: Sayings of British Origin

No answer is also an answer.

Author: German Proverb

Profession: Sayings of German Origin

I also remember the moment my life changed, the moment I finally said, ''I've had it! I know I'm much more than I'm demonstrating mentally, emotionally, and physically in my life.'' I made a decision in that moment which was to alter my life forever. I decided to change virtually every aspect of my life. I decided I would never again settle for less than I can be.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant