Quotes about Choices

Quotes about Choices“We are our choices.” ~Jean-Paul Sartre

 

“You are doomed to make choices. This is life’s greatest paradox.” ~Wayne Dyer


“The critical question is not whether you’ll have luck, but what you do with the luck that you get.” ~Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck–Why Some Thrive Despite Them All by Jim Collins & Morten T. Hansen

 

“Choose your love. Love your choice.” ~Thomas S. Monson

 

“The key choices you make—apart from the natural talent you already have—will set you apart from others who have talent alone.” ~Beyond Talent: Become Someone Who Gets Extraordinary Results by John C. Maxwell

 

“Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.” ~Beyond Talent: Become Someone Who Gets Extraordinary Results by John C. Maxwell

 

“I believe that fate is choices – it’s not chance.” ~Wayne Newton

“The most important choices you make are the choices about how you see yourself, the Universe, and your relationship to the Universe.” ~The Mind of the Soul by Gary Zukav & Linda Francis

 

“In the end, it all comes to choices to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones.” ~Amber Frey

 

“So many roads. So many detours. So many choices. So many mistakes.” ~Sarah Jessica Parker

“And what has come of this big bang boom of options? Us—a generation that loves choice and hates choosing.” ~The Choice Effect: Love and Commitment in an Age of Too Many Options by Amalia McGibbon, Lara Vogel & Claire A. Williams

 

“A choister is a person who is inundated with choices and thinks the world is his or her oyster.” ~The Choice Effect: Love and Commitment in an Age of Too Many Options by Amalia McGibbon, Lara Vogel & Claire A. Williams

 

“I have decided to stick with love.  Hate is too great a burden to bear.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

“If choices will always haunt us and there’s no way to ever be sure of a decision, the only way to find the right choice is to stop regretting and fretting the choices you’ve chosen.” ~The Choice Effect: Love and Commitment in an Age of Too Many Options by Amalia McGibbon, Lara Vogel & Claire A. Williams

 

“For all our concerns about right and wrong choices, perhaps the truth of it is you have to just make a choice in the end—not knowing if it’s right or wrong—and then make it work for you.” ~The Choice Effect: Love and Commitment in an Age of Too Many Options by Amalia McGibbon, Lara Vogel & Claire A. Williams

 


“Perseverance is a choice. It’s not a simple, one-time choice, it’s a daily one. There’s never a final decision.” ~Perseverance by Margaret J. Wheatley

 

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.” ~Steve Jobs

 

“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” ~Roy Disney


“Love is a choice. Total forgiveness is a choice. It is not a feeling-at least at first-but is rather an act of the will. It is the choice to tear up the record of wrongs we have been keeping.” ~Total Forgiveness by R. T. Kendall

 

“It’s up to you today to start making healthy choices. Not choices that are just healthy for your body, but healthy for your mind.” ~Life, the Truth and Being Free by Steve Maraboli

“All in all, we might think we like choice, but the question of which choices count and which do not is very, very tricky.” ~Book The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits by Kent Greenfield

 

“If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don’t grow.” ~Heath Ledger


“The more choices people have, the lower the ability to achieve happiness and the longer people take to make those choices, sometimes procrastinating into abject inaction.” ~Thrive! by Alan Weiss


“From a spiritual perspective, freedom from attachment to a particular outcome is the ultimate expression of liberation. We can choose the actions we take, but we cannot control the consequences of our choices.” ~The Ten Commitments: Translating Good Intentions into Great Choices by David Simon

 

“Authenticity is an alignment between your beliefs, your desires and your choices in the world. Desires change throughout the course of a life, but agreement between ideals, aspirations and deeds is key to a life of peace, happiness and success.” ~The Ten Commitments: Translating Good Intentions into Great Choices by David Simon

 

“Acceptance means focusing on the present while assessing the choices available to you in this moment. If there are many possibilities, make the choice that is likely to bring the most evolutionary results. If there is only one choice, take it. If there are no obvious choices, relax and accept the fact that for now, you cannot do anything.” ~The Ten Commitments: Translating Good Intentions into Great Choices by David Simon

 

“We have to choose between what is right, and what is easy.” ~J.K. Rowling

 

“Life’s all about making choices. You’ve made the choice to pick up the pieces and keep going, even when you’ve been devastated over and over again.” ~More by Heidi Marshall

 

“When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.” ~William James

 

“I don’t believe we own our children, they’re their own souls who make their own choices, we just guide and support them.” ~Elle Macpherson


“When we speak of choice, what we mean is the ability to exercise control over ourselves and our environment. In order to choose, we must first perceive that control is possible.” ~The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar

 

“We have the ability to create choice by altering our interpretations of the world.” ~The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar

 

“We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don’t give a second thought to the chances we take.” ~Gloria Estefan

 


“AS THE NUMBER OF CHOICES WE FACE INCREASES, FREEDOM OF choice eventually becomes a tyranny of choice.” ~The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz

 

“We must begin to make what I call “conscious choices,” and to really recognize that we are the same. It’s from that place in my heart that I write my songs.” ~John Denver


“We don’t just get our choice; we get the consequence that choice creates.” ~Choices by Melody Beattie

 

“Choosing to take responsibility for ourselves and for the consequences our choices create looks like hard work, but it really sets us free.” ~Choices by Melody Beattie

 

“Letting go of our ideas about how life should go is a choice that sets life’s magic free.” ~Choices by Melody Beattie

 

“When we’re surrounded by things that look impossible, making a simple choice to do something that’s possible is a powerful thing to do.” ~Choices by Melody Beattie

 

“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” ~Tennessee Williams

 

“Sometimes we miss happy because we’re always looking for something else. We worry, we give in to fear, we compare ourselves to others, we’re planning and plotting, but happiness is here, it’s a choice, day to day.” ~The First Day of the Rest of My Life by Cathy Lamb

 

“Happiness, most often, is a choice. Make the choice to sit, breathe, and be in that moment.” ~The First Day of the Rest of My Life by Cathy Lamb


“The more bad choices you make, the less bad your choices seem.” ~Redemption by Karen Kingsbury & Gary Smalley

 

Life is the sum of all your choices. ~Albert Camus

 

You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.” ~Deepak Chopra


“[S]uccess is ultimately realized by people who make more good choices and recover quickly from their bad choices. Our personal and professional success depends on repeating good choices, day in and day out, and avoiding repetition of bad choices.” ~Monday Morning Choices by David Cottrell

 

“Positively dealing with the unexpected by looking for solutions, not excuses, is the choice you need to make.” ~Monday Morning Choices by David Cottrell

 

“We don’t get to chose what is true. We only get to choose what we do about it.” ~Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia


“The choices we make when we’re broken are sometimes the most awful of all our choices.” ~Coming Up for Air by Patti Callahan Henry

 

“But rarely have I made choices that made me feel I was really compromising what I believe.” ~Danny Glover


“[R]ecognizing and reclaiming our choices is a prerequisite to changing those choices. And changing our choices is at the heart of changing our lives and relationships.” ~Hurt People Hurt People by Sandra Wilson

 

“The hardest choices in life aren’t between what’s right and what’s wrong but between what’s right and what’s best.” ~Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford