Wednesday, October 16, 2013

A Collection of Insightful Decision Quotes

It takes character, mind, gut, and data to make a fair decision.

The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic.  -Peter Drucker

  1. Thinking is trying to think the unthinkable: thinking the thinkable is not worth the effort. -Helene Cixous 
  1. The biggest challenge the world is facing is not climate change but poor thinking!    - Edward De Bono 

  1. Life is the sum of all your choices. ~Albert Camus 
  1. Chance favors only the prepared mind.  -Louis Pasteur 
  1. It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires a great deal of strength to decide what to do.  - Elbert Hubbard 
  1. If we are all in agreement on the decision - then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about. -Alfred P. Sloan 
  1. Question the unquestionable  -Ratan Tata 
  1. A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know.    - Lawrence J Peter 
  1. In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. -Theodore Roosevelt 
  1. A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. - William James 
  1. If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties"  - Francis Bacon 
  1. Everyone has a choice, deary. Just make sure it's the right one. – Rumplestiltskin 
  1. Everything is something you decide to do, and there is nothing you have to do.-Denis Waitley 
  1. The human mind prefers to be spoon-fed with the thoughts of others, but deprived of such nourishment it will, reluctantly, begin to think for itself - and such thinking, remember, is original thinking and may have valuable results.  -Agatha Christie 
  1. To decide is to walk facing forward with nary a crick in your neck from looking back at the crossroads."  -Betsy Ca├▒as Garmon 
  1. How obscure the truth is, how deep it lies buried,
    how far from mortal sight it has plunged into the depths,
    how it will admit only a few, by how much work it is reached,
    how nearly no one ever succeeds,
    how it is dug out with difficulty and then only bit by bit.
    --Andrew of St. Victor

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