Decisiveness Quotes

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Theodore Roosevelt
“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
Theodore Roosevelt, Strenuous Life

Michele Jennae
“One thing I've found... the road rarely rises up to meet you until you've begun walking.”
Michele Jennae

Thornton Wilder
“The mind of Caesar. It is the reverse of most men's. It rejoices in committing itself. To us arrive each day a score of challenges; we must say yes or no to decisions that will set off chains of consequences. Some of us deliberate; some of us refuse the decision, which is itself a decision; some of us leap giddily into the decision, setting our jaws and closing our eyes, which is the sort of decision of despair. Caesar embraces decision. It is as though he felt his mind to be operating only when it is interlocking itself with significant consequences. Caesar shrinks from no responsibility. He heaps more and more upon his shoulders.”
Thornton Wilder, The Ides of March

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Let me be strong, for to be anything else is to languish in the abyss of compromise and to descend to places of impoverishment so destitute that they will squelch my soul and crush my heart.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough, Flecks of Gold on a Path of Stone: Simple Truths for Profound Living

Farshad Asl
“There is a big difference between motion and action. Just because you get out of bed doesn't mean you are making progress. Taking action requires decisiveness, dedication, and clear direction.”
Farshad Asl

“Chronic indecision is not only inefficient and counterproductive, but it is deeply corrosive to morale.”
Robert Iger, The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company

“Dare to keep moving when it is a must and dare to keep waiting when you have to, but note, you shall always keep waiting if you keep waiting and you shall always keep moving when you keep moving!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“The pride Kaspar had seen in his father’s eyes, despite the admonishing words about foolish acts, had branded the boy for life. 'Never be afraid.' He knew that no matter what, any choice must be made fearlessly, or else all would be lost.”
Raymond E. Feist, Exile's Return

Chip Heath
“If forensic analysts confiscated your calendar and e-mail records and Web browsing history for the past six months, what would they conclude are your core priorities?”
Chip Heath, Dan Heath

Farshad Asl
“Indecisiveness is the number one reason for failure. Lack of ability to make a decision in a timely manner causes most people to fail with their projects and plans. Identify this challenge and decide to no longer let it be a setback from your success.”
Farshad Asl, The "No Excuses" Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

Michele Jennae
“Somehow, the road rises up to meet you Patch, when you are ready.”
Michele Jennae, CHARGE! The Patchwork Rhino

“Великое дело, если человек решил что-нибудь для себя! Решил - и ни в какую, хоть лопни, не переменит своего решения. А если переменит, грош ему цена.”
Albert Lihanov, Чистые камушки

“In order to answer the question “Where am I going?” you must possess decisiveness”
Sunday Adelaja

Farshad Asl
“Decisiveness is the number one quality of a dynamic leader; his ability to communicate a decision with passion and integrity is an art form.”
Farshad Asl

“Dare to keep moving when it is a must and there to keep waiting when you have to, but note, you shall always keep waiting if you keep waiting and you shall always keep moving when you keep moving!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“In order to answer the question “Where am I going?” one needs to work for self-improvement, to possess decisiveness, to have a will to win and dedication to achieve the goal at all cost”
Sunday Adelaja

“Wait and see the steps you should or should not have taken, and you shall understand patience and impatience better!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Religion, Philosophy and life

“In most situations, the best you can do…is simply to do the best that you can.”
Clifford Cohen

Philip Sidney
“Dear killer, spare not they sweet-cruel shot:
A kind of grace it is to slay with speed.

- From "Astrophel and Stella”
Sir Philip Sidney

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“He does not always choose the best
Who muses long.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Hermann und Dorothea

Mehmet Murat ildan
“It always seems like the universe behaves reluctant to intercept those who determinedly travel to their destinations! It is as if the universe favours the decisive people!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

“Everybody can be in the process of deciding. If it takes ages - the mode not as decisive as you may think.”
Thomas Vato, Questology

“You're so damned implacable that waiting for a satisfying answer before deciding your course of action is also why you're so damned impotent.”
Nate Hamon

Kathleen Rooney
“When I have all of Manhattan to choose from I tend to dither, to hold out for perfection—but as any poet can testify, limits encourage both inspiration and decisiveness.”
Kathleen Rooney, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

“Reliving the past is saying no to the future.”
Martin Uzochukwu Ugwu

T.F. Hodge
“When exercising gifted will-power, move boldly without hesitation. The reward for such decisiveness is increased confidence in what the heart knows, which the mind does not feel”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

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