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Decide which is the line of conduct that presents the fewest drawbacks and then follow it out as being the best one, because one never finds anything perfectly pure and unmixed, or exempt from danger. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

The percentage of mistakes in quick decisions is no greater than in long-drawn-out vacillations, and the effect of decisiveness itself "makes things go" and creates confidence. (Quote by - Anne O'Hare McCormick)

A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

The lame man who keeps the right road outstrips the runner who takes a wrong one ... the more active and swift the latter is, the further he will go astray. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously. (Quote by - Henry Kissinger)

A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast. (Quote by - Peter Cooper)

Wisdom consists in being able to distinguish among dangers and make a choice of the least harmful. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice. (Quote by - George Eliot)

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. (Quote by - Roy Disney)

If decisions were a choice between alternatives, decisions would come easy. Decision is the selection and formulation of alternatives. (Quote by - Kenneth Burke)

He who has a choice has trouble. (Quote by - Dutch proverb)

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. (Quote by - William B. Given)

We spend our days in deliberating, and we end them without coming to any resolve. (Quote by - L'Estrange)

Form the habit of making decisions when your spirit is fresh ... to let dark moods lead is like choosing cowards to command armies. (Quote by - Charles Horton Cooley)

No one knows what he can to do until he tries. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

To know just what has do be done, then to do it, comprises the whole philosophy of practical life. (Quote by - Sir William Osier)

I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk. (Quote by - Dr. Joyce Brothers)

Somehow we learn who we really are and then live with that decision. (Quote by - Eleanor Roosevelt)

The mania of thinking renders one unfit for every activity. (Quote by - Anatole France)

We have a choice: to plow new ground or let the weeds grow. (Quote by - Jonathan Westover)

No matter how lovesick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along. (Quote by - Dr. Joyce Brothers)

When you cannot make up your mind between two evenly balanced courses of action, choose the bolder. (Quote by - W. J. Slim)

As a man thinketh, so is he, and as a man chooseth, so is he. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Of two evils, choose the prettier. (Quote by - Carolyn Wells)

The tendency of modern science is to reduce proof to absurdity by continually reducing absurdity to proof. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)


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