Quotes About The Power Of Choice
I managed to get these from Simran’s Quotations Blog and I decided to post them here.
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The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
There are two primary choices in life; to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
We would rather be in the company of somebody we like than in the company of the most superior being of our acquaintance.
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
Edgar A. Guest:
You are the person who has to decide. Whether you’ll do it or toss it aside; you are the person who makes up your mind. Whether you’ll lead or will linger behind. Whether you’ll try for the goal that’s afar. Or just be contented to stay where you are.
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel, we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do, to take the wisdom we’ve learned and create something.
It is always your next move.
It’s choice – not chance – that determines your destiny.
Look for your choices, pick the best one, then go with it.
Man’s 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.
My mother’s menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.
Right now you are one choice away from a new beginning – one that leads you toward becoming the fullest human being you can be.
Victor E. Frankl:
The last of the human freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.
A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.
A man is happy so long as he choose to be happy.
Mary Lou Retton:
As simple as it sounds, we all must try to be the best person we can: by making the best choices, by making the most of the talents we’ve been given.
William Jennings Bryan:
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
Every choice you make has an end result.
For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.
Happiness or unhappiness is often a matter of choice.
Heaven on earth is a choice you must make, not a place we must find.
I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime.
John F. Kennedy:
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
What about the choice to deny that some event has occurred?
Lori – I’m not quite sure what you mean, can you explain?