64 Best Quotes about Decision

Decision Quote of the Day

I may not be the favourite candidate of some people within the Republican establishment, but the voters made a decision. - Todd Akin , Politician

My job is to make images and leave the decision-making and conclusion-drawing to other people. - Laurie Anderson, Musician

The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights. - Joe Andrew, Public Servant

Life Quotes

Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs provide the only true job security in today's world. Weak managers are the problem. Weak managers destroy jobs. - Jack Welch

Security Quotes


A high percentage of organisations develop a military rationale, whereby only a very small number of people make all of the decisions. There is little wonder, then, that people aren't keen to get out of bed and come to work on a Monday morning. - Ricardo Semler

Work Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Monday Quotes

You can only get really unpopular decisions through if the electorate is convinced of the value of the environment. That's what natural history programmes should be for. - David Attenborough, Journalist

History Quotes

I think that the legitimacy of the court would be undermined in any case if the court made a decision based on its perception of public opinion. - Samuel Alito , Judge

Opinion Quotes, Perception Quotes

I am politically pro-choice, but personally pro-life. I have my faith but refuse to force it on the world at large - especially this world, so brutal and unjust. I cannot make these wrenching personal life and death decisions for others - nor do I believe they should be made by a church run by childless men. - Julianna Baggott, Novelist

Death Quotes, Life Quotes, Choice Quotes, Faith Quotes

I spent a lot of my childhood in my own head, making up stories. I didn't have a lot of outside influences, so I was able to make my own decisions about what I wanted to do. - Dido Armstrong , Musician

Influence Quotes

Every law, every constitution, every regulative decision is based upon what people are discussing in their community. It's based upon our sum knowledge of history and the present. - Julian Assange, Activist

Knowledge Quotes, Community Quotes, History Quotes, Law Quotes

I don't want the United States to be in a global economy where our economic future is bound to that of Zimbabwe. We can't necessarily trust the decisions that are being made financially in other countries. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Economy Quotes, Trust Quotes, Future Quotes

I think an important lesson from the game is that once you have made a move, you cannot take it back. You really have to measure your decisions. You think a lot. You evaluate your choices very carefully. There's never any guarantee about what's going to follow once you have made a decision. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Important Quotes, Choice Quotes

Prudence is not hesitation, procrastination, or moderation. It is not driving in the middle of the road. It is not the way of ambivalence, indecision, or safety. - John Ortberg

Moderation Quotes, Procrastination Quotes

I feel that if I am freed of the burden of politics, then I can do more and I can take more unpopular decisions. I can have as my guidance for decision whatever is right, not whatever is popular. - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , Statesman

Politics Quotes

I made a decision when I ran for president that I wouldn't whine about my coverage in the media, and I never did. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

There is no way around the contradictions and dangers inherent in Israel's decision to free over 1,000 prisoners in order to liberate Gilad Shalit. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Anger Quotes

It's great to go on your own and discover new things just for yourself, to meet new people and all that. If you're all on your own, then there is nobody there to guide you and you have to make all the decisions for yourself. It's quite liberating in a way. - Dido Armstrong , Musician

Great Quotes

In any match, there are few critical moments where there's no second best decision. The rest of the moves are intuitive. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

A New Year's resolution that I can never keep? To be able to make decisions. - Ashanti , American Musician

Resolution Quotes

When I was 19 years old, both of my parents died in the same year; my mom of cancer and my dad in a car accident. Through the next two or three years and a series of bad decisions - all my own, I might add - I ended up literally homeless, before that was even a word. I even slept occasionally under a pier on the Gulf Coast. - Andy Andrews, Author

Parents Quotes

I think there is a huge responsibility upon governments to understand the consequence of their decisions. - Gerry Adams, Politician

Responsibility Quotes

Pakistan has not recognized Israel... any such decision would be taken in supreme national interests after due consultation of the parliament. - Shaukat Aziz, Economist

I have an amazing team; I have amazing producers; I have amazing writers, but at the end of it, it's me making the decisions on the writing, the tone, the editing. - Ellen DeGeneres

Writers Quotes

I am not a good decision maker; that's one of the things I don't like about myself. - Ashanti , American Musician

Business social responsibility should not be coerced; it is a voluntary decision that the entrepreneurial leadership of every company must make on its own - John Mackey

Business Ethics Quotes, Business Quotes, Company Quotes, Leadership Quotes, Responsibility Quotes

I became a vegan and at the same time I realized, gosh, Whole Foods has got to create a higher standard here. I think it will ultimately be a goodbusiness ethics decision because I think our customers expect us, want us to pave this path. - John Mackey

Food Quotes, Business Ethics Quotes, Customer Quotes, Time Quotes

As a coach, one thing that used to frustrate me was one player would make a bad decision, and that's all you would read about in the papers all over the country. We have so many athletes do so many wonderful things for other people, and you never read about it. - Lou Holtz

Wonder Quotes

As far as this citizen is concerned, the decision to commit men and women, who are also sons and daughters, to combat is an extraordinarily important one, and not to be done to just feel good; to be done to absolutely accomplish a mission. - Richard Armitage , Politician

Important Quotes, Women Quotes, Men Quotes

The United States has made serious mistakes in the conduct of its foreign affairs, which have had unfortunate repercussions long after the decisions were taken. - Nelson Mandela

Mistakes Quotes

He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make. - Abraham Lincoln, American President

Among the enduring truths I keep bumping into when there is the luxury of time to get to know people or institutions, is that their decisions are often made for what are not, strictly speaking, reasons of logic. - Ken Auletta, Journalist

Time Quotes, Truth Quotes, Logic Quotes

I'm not emotional about investments. Investing is something where you have to be purely rational and not let emotion affect your decision making - just the facts. - Bill Ackman, American Businessman

Investing Quotes, Emotion Quotes, Facts Quotes

There are so many opportunities to make a bad decision in building a robot company on top of all the normal ways that entrepreneurs screw up that it is incredibly difficult to truly create value because it is so cost-sensitive. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Company Quotes

Such decisions will be far reaching and difficult. But you never lacked courage in the past. Your courage is now needed for the future. - Gerry Adams, Politician

Courage Quotes, Future Quotes

There are so many decisions in making a movie. - Rick Baker, Inventor

Right after 'Backspacer,' my best friend got killed tragically. Something happened to me then where I got super motivated. I had a shelf of all this unfinished music... So I just went to work and made a conscious decision that I was going to finish a bunch of stuff. Life's short. - Jeff Ament, Musician

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Music Quotes

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions. - Jim Rohn

I really hate to be put in the position of trying to justify something, a decision that was made. I'm a military guy: when a decision is made, I go along with it, whatever the manufactured controversy and criticism. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Controversy Quotes, Criticism Quotes

Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance. - Hans Urs von Balthasar

Truth Quotes, Beauty Quotes, Courage Quotes

All the conscious decisions that I have taken in my life have never borne fruit. Not even come close! So, I am just very happy not planning. - Imtiaz Ali , Director

Life Quotes, Planning Quotes

Just because a group does not take its decisions by voting does not mean they have no understanding of the essence of democracy. - George Ayittey, Economist

Understanding Quotes, Democracy Quotes

It isn't that I was born thinking I had to be president. I'm getting a lot of encouragement to run from people across the country. I don't believe this is a rash decision. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Encouragement Quotes, Thinking Quotes

Every day, every week without taking decisions is a problem for us, is a very wrong message for the markets and increases the lack of credibility of our economies. - Jose Maria Aznar, Statesman

Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery. - H. Jackson Brown‚ Jr.

Life Quotes, Happiness Quotes

I don't worry about great visuals that they showed that weren't actually running on real hardware. It doesn't matter. Gamers don't make their purchase decisions based on movies that were shown in May for products that come out in March. - J Allard , Scientist

Great Quotes, Worry Quotes

I bought a company in the mid-'90s called Dexter Shoe and paid $400 million for it. And it went to zero. And I gave about $400 million worth of Berkshire stock, which is probably now worth $400 billion. But I've made lots of dumb decisions. That's part of the game. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

Company Quotes, Stock Quotes, Worth Quotes

I was obliged to take tough, painful and bold decisions to ensure a manageable tomorrow. - Nicos Anastasiades, Politician

Pain Quotes

It is not the Government, the members of Parliament to whom the ultimate decision belongs, it is up to you to go forward sure of your sacred right of free opinion, sure of your patriotism. - John Amery, Politician

Opinion Quotes, Patriotism Quotes, Sacred Quotes

When Enron collapsed, through court processes, thousands and thousands of emails came out that were internal, and it provided a window into how the whole company was managed. It was all the little decisions that supported the flagrant violations. - Julian Assange, Activist

Company Quotes

You know, in life there are only three or four fundamental decisions to make. The rest is just luck. - Raymond Aubrac, Leader

Life Quotes, Luck Quotes

I think it makes sense to believe in God, but exactly what decision in your life you make differently because of it, I don't know. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Life Quotes, God Quotes

5 Top quotes about Decision by Tony Robbins

Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach. - Tony Robbins, Author

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided. - Tony Robbins, Author

Action Quotes

Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided. - Tony Robbins, Author

Action Quotes

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. - Tony Robbins, Author

Destiny Quotes

Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant. - Tony Robbins, Author

Life Quotes, Change Quotes, Power Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Decision by Robert H. Schuller

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Action Quotes, Rich Quotes, Dreams Quotes

Never bring the problem solving stage into the decision making stage. Otherwise, you surrender yourself to the problem rather than the solution. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Problem Solving Quotes

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Important Quotes, Time Quotes, Spring Quotes, Winter Quotes

5 Popular quotes about Decision by Noam Chomsky

From the late 1940s, into and through the '50s, there developed a complex interaction between federal government, state and local government, real-estate interests, commercial interests and court decisions, which had the effect of undermining the mass transit system across the country. - Noam Chomsky

Action Quotes

All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume. - Noam Chomsky

As international support for Obama's decision to attack Syria has collapsed, along with the credibility of government claims, the administration has fallen back on a standard pretext for war crimes when all else fails: the credibility of the threats of the self-designated policeman of the world. - Noam Chomsky

Aim Quotes, War Quotes

As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss. - Noam Chomsky

Action Quotes, Choice Quotes, Science Quotes

To summarize, draft resistance can make use of the inegalitarian nature of American society as a technique for increasing the cost of American aggression, and it threatens values that are important to those in a decision-making position. - Noam Chomsky

American Quotes, Important Quotes, Values Quotes, Nature Quotes