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

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

Robert Iger
“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

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

“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

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

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

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

Steve Goodier
“What changes a life is not simply learning more, though education is important. What changes a life is making decisions -- the best decisions you can make -- and acting on them.”
Steve Goodier

“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

Raymond E. Feist
“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

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

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

“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

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

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

Nate Hamon
“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

“Clarity is always in the present moment. If in this moment you have decided on something and accepted its consequences, you have clarity. Not deciding is also a decision. If in this moment, you choose to remain indecisive and accept its consequences, you have clarity.”

Luis Alberto Urrea
“Okay," he said, informing the universe he was ready for decisive action.”
Luis Alberto Urrea, The Water Museum

“Never sit home all day go forth, meet people, and find something to get into because that is where true experiences develop. But remember the best experiences are things that develop social intelligence, personal fun, and can make you grow as a person.”
Kalen Doleman, Super Sayings to Essential Power

“Be decisive when choosing your destination, so the Universe can provide you with the tools you will need to reach it.”
Robin S. Baker

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