Choices Quotes

Albert Camus

To stay or to go, it amounted to the same thing.. Albert Camus
To stay or to go, it amounted to the same thing.

Jourdane Erasquin

I miss you every minute of every day. If I could miss you more than that, I would.

A.J. Darkholme

We are not slaves of the past, nor servants of the present, but masters of the future.

A.J. Darkholme

No army is comprised of all the same kinds of units or types of troops. There is power in diversity. If you always see only one choice, or use only one option, you will surely lose more than you win.

Paolo Giordano

Choices are made in brief seconds and paid for in the time that remains.

Veronica Roth

I fell in love with him. But I don't just stay with him by default as
I fell in love with him. But I don't just stay with him by default as if there's no one else available to me. I stay with him because I choose to, every day that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me.

Thomas S. Monson

Choose your love. Love your choice.

Leo Babauta

At the end of the day, the questions we ask of ourselves determine the type of people that we will become.

Kami Garcia

We don't get to chose what is true. We only get to choose what we do about it.

James Van Praagh

As a spirit having a human experience, you can choose to not merely exist but to be fully conscious and aware of living in a limited world. When you take a conscious part in life and its multitudes of choices, you won't let life happen to you - you will make life happen for you.

Jourdane Erasquin

If you only knew how to respect my heart, I wouldn't have found a reason to let you go.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Thoughts guide you everyday. They become your choices. If you're not happy with your life, change your thoughts. Think more positive.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Happiness gives you the freedom to enhance your ability to achieve success. Your choices in life are a direct reflection of your level of happiness. It's the sunshine for your soul that you need in order to grow

Amy Reed

Do you remember? Do you remember the world before the poison?

Roman Payne

With the need for the self in the time of another / I left my seaport grim and dear / knowing good work could be made / in the state governed by both Hope and Despair.

Patrick H.T. Doyle

If Pavlov tested his cat he would have failed.

Geoff Dyer

Have more than one idea on the go at any one time. If it's a choice between writing a book and doing nothing I will always choose the latter. It's only if I have an idea for two books that I choose one rather than the other. I ­always have to feel that I'm bunking off from something.

A.J. Darkholme

Trust is not a gasoline-soaked blanket that succumbs to the matches of betrayal, never able to be used for its warmth again; it’s a tapestry that wears thin in places, but can be patched over if you have the right materials, circumstances, and patience to repair it. If you don’t, you’re always the one who feels the coldest when winter comes.

A.J. Darkholme

There is stability in walking an uncertain path, because you never allow yourself to be misled by what you think you know.

Jourdane Erasquin

There are times that the emotions we keep in our hearts, no matter how abundant, are better left unexpressed.

Amit Kalantri

In spite of being complicated people choose superstitions over common sense.

Amit Kalantri

I agree that sometimes it is difficult to choose between right and wrong, but not between right and stupid.

Lailah Gifty Akita

What defines our world; believes, thoughts, dreams, decisions, choices and actions.

Karen Marie Moning

It's our actions that define us. What we choose. What we resist. What we're willing to die for.

Vera Nazarian

Freedom is not a license to act but a license to exercise free choices in any given situation.

A.J. Darkholme

The world is changeable, and its ability to change is so fragile that a single person can be responsible for it.

A.J. Darkholme

Like tiny gods, all that we say and do holds a power so great that any one of us in any given moment can be responsible for the birth of a new civilization or the collapse of our own.

A.J. Darkholme

If you refuse to accept what is, and choose to see what could be, then you set a course for yourself that makes others take notice of you, respect you, revere you. It is then that they become objects of your destiny instead of you playing a support role in theirs.

A.J. Darkholme

Every man walks his own path, and every path has its fair share of locked doors. You never know who holds the key to a door you’ll need to open one day, so you best treat people as if they are all keyholders.

Rick Yancey

You know how sometimes you tell yourself that you have a choice, but really you don't have a choice? Just because there are alternatives doesn't mean they apply to you.

Elizabeth Wein

And I envied her that she had chosen her work herself and was doing what she wanted to do. I don't suppose I had any idea what I 'wanted' and so I was chosen, not choosing. There's glory and honor in being chosen. But not much room for free will.

Shelley Noble

Margaux was older and wiser now and knew the waves couldn't fix what was wrong in her life, but at least they might give her some temporary respite.

Richelle E. Goodrich

You are here to make a difference, to either improve the world or worsen it. And whether or not you consciously choose to, you will accomplish one or the other.

Lauren Oliver

Who knows? Maybe they’re right. Maybe we are driven crazy by our feelings. Maybe love is a disease, and we would be better off without it.
But we have chosen a different road. And in the end that is the point of escaping the cure: We are free to choose.
We are even free to choose the wrong thing.

Kami Garcia

You climbed into my window in the middle of the night. So, either you're some kind of Vampire or some kind of Perv. Which is it?

Bill Gates

Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent's generation, try delousing the closet in your own room.

Cheryl Strayed

I'll never know, and neither will you, of the life you don't choose. We'll only know that whatever that sister life was, it was important and beautiful and not ours. It was the ghost ship that didn't carry us. There's nothing to do but salute it from the shore.

Sarah Dessen

The choices you make now, the people you surround yourself with, they all have the potential to affect your life, even who you are, forever.

Tehyi Hsieh

Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.

Ken Levine

We all make choices, but in the end our choices make us.

Holly Black

Changing is what people do when they have no options left.

Libba Bray

You can never know about about your own destiny: are the people you meet there to play a part on your oun destiny, or do you exist just to play a role in theirs?

Ally Condie

Love changes what is probable and makes unlikely things possible.

James Hilton

Have you ever been going somewhere with a crowd and you're certain it's the wrong road and you tell them, but they won't listen, so you just have to plod along in what you know is the wrong direction till somebody more important gets the same idea?

Denis Waitley

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them

Holly Black

I can learn to live with guilt. I don't care about being good.

Jacqueline Carey

And having once chosen, never to seek to return to the crossroads of that decision-for even if one chooses wrongly, the choice cannot be unmade.

Cedric Nye

Sometimes you have to do something ugly so that something beautiful can grow.

E.A. Bucchianeri

We are the sum total of the decisions we have made.

J.K. Rowling

As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

Malinda Lo

All you can do is make your decisions based on what you know now.

E.A. Bucchianeri

You cannot hinder someone’s free will, that’s the first law of the Universe, no matter what the decision.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

To be careless in making decisions is to naively believe that a single decision impacts nothing more than that single decision, for a single decision can spawn a thousand others that were entirely unnecessary or it can bring peace to a thousand places we never knew existed.


I must die. Must I then die lamenting? I must be put in chains. Must I then also lament? I must go into exile. Does any man then hinder me from going with smiles and cheerfulness and contentment?

Daniel Clausen

Sometimes I think if we didn’t have these problems the whole world would stop spinning on her axis, we’d all stop spinning on our axises, axes, or whatever you want to call them, and then we’d have to settle into the nasty business of finding a way to be happy.

Robert Moment

How to be happy starts with self love, being proud of who you are and making happiness a daily choice.

Sanhita Baruah

It is not as much about who you used to be, as it is about who
It is not as much about who you used to be, as it is about who you choose to be.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Idolatry happens when you worship or praise anything excessively to the point of causing you to believe it reigns supreme. All things on this earth are temporal, even your very own desires. Be careful that you do not create idols to worship.

Lisa Kleypas

But no one can predict of a certainty what will happen. And none of it will change how I intend to spend the rest of my life. I will live it on my terms. And you... you can have all of me or nothing. I won't be an invalid any longer. Not even if it means losing you.

Mara Joaquin

I believe that life always has a way of surprising you, for better or for worse," he looks at me once more, his eyes holding mine captive in its strong hold. "And that you always have a choice as to how the story ends...

Bella Pollen

People aren't often asked to make life or death decisions. There are no causes to die for. You can go through life never knowing which of your friends would really come through for you

Elisabeth Elliot

Choices will continually be necessary and - let us not forget - possible. Obedience to God is always possible. It is a deadly error to fall into the notion that when feelings are extremely strong we can do nothing but act on them.

Neal A. Maxwell

There are certain mortal moments and minutes that matter. Certain hingepoints in the history of each human. Some seconds are so decisive they shrink the soul, while others are spent, so as to stretch the soul.

Nelson Mandela

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.

Sarah Dessen

Look,” he said, “the point is there’s no way to be a hundred percent sure about anyone or anything. So you’re left with a choice. Either hope for the best, or just expect the worst.”
If you expect the worst, you’re never disappointed,” I pointed out.
Yeah, but who lives like that?

Molly Harper

I offered you a choice, and you took it."
I shot him what I hoped was a truly scathing glare. "Some choice. I was dying. Some drunk shot me from a pickup. Why wouldn't I have just woken up with gonorrhea like every other girl of loose moral fiber?

J.D. Stroube

No one has free will until they are an adult, and by then the choices that were made for them, have already set them on a course that gives limited freedom in the choices to be made.

André Maurois

One might have said that reason made him flee from reason.

Laura Linney

To be too knowing is a downfall.

Gina Greenlee

Much of our lives consists of a series of choices over which we have absolute control.

Sheena Hutchinson

You’ve said life is a series of choices, but I think it’s also a series of opportunities, a series of lessons, a series of moments all strung together that loops around into a lifetime - it’s a lifetime of moments. Every decision, every person that has entered my life, has shaped who I am today.

Auliq Ice

Learn to appreciate every moment of your life, stop thinking of the future too much, you have a choice to make a difference in your life at any time you wish.

Auliq Ice

When the heart accepts death first, words you can trust are feelings you can take.

Auliq Ice

We've made our decisions, We've taken our choices, What's left, is only a hand-full of emotions.

Charles F. Glassman

Make the right choices
For the right reasons
and the right things will happen.

Slade Combs

Believe that you are someone worth saving.

Slade Combs

There is no place so dark that light cannot lead the way.

Slade Combs

Healing cannot occur by refusing to listen to the truth, unsettling as it may be.

Slade Combs

The difference in our potential as angels or demons is the effect of time on the decisions we make.

Slade Combs

Truth begets knowledge and knowledge begets power.

Molly Friedenfeld

Never allow fear to keep you from creating your own miracle. There are unlimited options at your disposal for creating any magical experience safely if you access the wisdom of your heart and make the choice to walk in the light.

Annemie Spoorenberg

You are your choices

Libba Bray

But the past cannot be changed, and we carry our choices with us, forward, into the unknown. We can only move on.

Henna Inam

Authenticity is a choice we make about who we want to be that inspires our greater aliveness.

Jack Deveny

Whether we choose the path of faith or not, we all must agree that all of life's ironies cannot be by accident.

Ryan Lilly

The choice to make good choices is the best choice you can choose. Fail to make that choice and on most choices you will lose.

Roy Bennett

You have two choices, to conquer your fear or to let your fear conquer you.

Roy Bennett

Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.

Toni Sorenson

We’re making decisions right now that shape our lives. Even indecision is a decision. What’s going on today is a result of the choices we’ve made in the past.

Raheel Farooq

One mistake cannot justify another.

Helen Quist Milligan

In choosing a mate, don't pick the tallest and most handsome or the most beautiful. Don't choose one just because that person raises your physical passions. Look for the person who is good from within, the one with substance and worth.

Kemi Sogunle

Life cannot impose on you that which you aren't willing to accept. Don't let your emotions/feelings push you towards accepting less than what you truly deserve. Believe in yourself, be confident and stay focused. The best lies before and within's all matter of your choice. Choose wisely!

Unarine Ramaru

The house you built can cave you in if you didn't do it right.

Bryant McGill

You should never have a relationship based on guilt over someone's poor choices.

Bryant McGill

You can choose better relationships, better jobs, better places to live, better uses of your time and better ways of treating yourself.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We must read, mediate and affirm the writings of Holy Scriptures, to partake in the divine nature and overcome the struggles of life.

Ron Brackin

Do what you will, but never out of fear.

Jim George

Eventually your little choices are going to become habits that affect the bigger decisions you make in life.

Elizabeth George

Your little choices become habits that affect the bigger decisions you make in life.

Jim George

Consider every choice carefully, no matter how small, for it will affect the bigger decisions you make.

Elizabeth George

Let your life choices tell others of your wonderful God as you walk through life worshiping Him.

Tom Althouse

What lies ahead? Worrying about it or creating it. Both requires a choice, one opens the door.

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