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Decision Quotes

Every morning is a new beginning, a new chance for you to rewrite the story of your life. ~ Tina Su

Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment. ~ Jim Horning

It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of someone elses life with perfection. ~ Bhagavad Gita

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

I’d rather aim high and miss, than aim low and hit. ~ Les Brown

decision quotesIf you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. ~ Robert Fritz

‘If only I had more money’ is the easiest way to postpone the intense self-examination and decision-making necessary to create a life of enjoyment – now and not later. ~ Tim Ferriss

When a question is posed ceremoniously, the universe responds. ~ Chinese Proverb

The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. ~ Mark Twain

The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. ~ Ben Stein

Realities of Life

Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak. – Sun Tzu
By always taking out and never putting in, the bottom is soon reached. – Spanish proverb
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire. – Confucius
He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much. – Lao Tzu
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good. – Confucius
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. – Chinese proverb
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear? – Confucius
If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s OK. But you’ve got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot. – Confucius
If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want one hundred years of prosperity, grow people. – Chinese Proverb
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. – Lao Tzu
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. – Bruce Lee
The cautious seldom err. – Confucius
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them. – Confucius
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue. – Confucius
The man of wisdom is never in two minds about right and wrong; the man of benevolence never worries about the future; the man of courage is never afraid. – Confucius
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. – Confucius
The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour. – Japanese proverb
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action. – Confucius
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has. – Confucius
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. – Confucius
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later. – Confucius
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort. – Confucius
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. – Confucius
To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short. – Confucius
When anger rises, think of the consequences. – Confucius
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. – Confucius
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. – Confucius
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? – Confucius

Personal Growth Quotes

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Big doors swing on little hinges.” – W. Clement Stone

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

“We find comfort among those who agree with us– growth among those who don’t.” – Frank A Clark

” Sometimes success is better measured in smiles received, giggles heard, and hands held, than in dollars earned, deadlines met, and kilos shed.” – Mike Dooley

“Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy.” – Lao Tzu

” Forget the past; use the present to plan for the future.” – Refilwe Henny Muremi

“It not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know.” – Anthony Robbins

“The way to gain a good reputation, is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.” – Socrates

“If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old.” – Lord Chesterfield

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

“Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.” – Plato

“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” – Doug Firebaugh

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley

“Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – John Maxwell

“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.” – Abraham Lincoln

“The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.” – Napoleon Hill

“Insist on yourself. Never imitate.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle

“If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison

“A man who finds no satisfaction in himself will seek for it in vain elsewhere.” – La Rochefoucauld

“Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and good things will be yours.” – Swedish Proverb

“You can never solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that created the problem in the first place.” –Albert Einstein