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There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.

There is only one answer to destruc-tiveness and that is creativity.

To know just what has do be done, then to do it, comprises the whole philosophy of practical life.

We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. But what we put into it is ours.

We don't have enough time to premeditate all our actions.

We have resolved to endure the unendurable and suffer what is insufferable.

We lose the fear of making decisions, great and small, as we realize that should our choice prove wrong we can, if we will, learn from the experience.

We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves.

What must be shall be; and that which is a necessity to him that struggles, is little more than choice to him that is willing.

When confronted with two courses of action I jot down on a piece of paper all the arguments in favor of each one, then on the opposite side I write the arguments against each one. Then by weighing the arguments pro and con and cancelling them out, one against the other, I take the course indicated by what remains.

When faith is supported by facts or by logic it ceases to be faith.

When making a decision of minor importance, I have always found it advantageous to consider all the pros and cons. In vital matters, however, such as the choice of a mate or a profession, the decision should come from the unconscious, from somewhere within ourselves. In the important decisions of personal life, we should be governed, I think, by the deep inner needs of our nature.

When one bases his life on principle, 99 percent of his decisions are already made.

When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.

Where bad's the best, bad must be the choice.

Wisdom consists in being able to distinguish among dangers and make a choice of the least harmful.

You are the one who must choose your place.

You can only predict things after they've happened.


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