Choice Quotes

In the final choice a soldier’s pack is not so heavy as a prisoner’s chains.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.

John Adams

 

The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.

John Dewey

 

We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it’s a continuing choice.

John C. Maxwell

 

I think it’s your own choice if you turn from an angry young man to a bitter, old bastard.

Billie Joe Armstrong

 

Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

 

The criterion for free choice can never be an absolute one, but neither is it entirely relative.

Herbert Marcuse

 

Faced with the choice of enduring a bad toothache or going to the dentist, we generally tried to ride out the bad tooth.

Joseph Barbera

 

Although we love the idea of choice – our culture almost worships it – we seek refuge in the familiar and the comfortable.

Hugh Mackay

 

Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman’s truncheon over the anarchist’s bomb.

Spiro T. Agnew

 

I believe in not over thinking things too much. When the right thing comes along, you really don’t have a choice.

Jason Schwartzman

 

Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.

Menander

 

It is safe to make a choice of your thoughts, scarcely ever safe to express them all.

Isaac Barrow

 

Fervor is the weapon of choice of the impotent.

Frantz Fanon

 

If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.

Neil Peart

 

One of the most important things that I have learned in my 57 years is that life is all about choices. On every journey you take, you face choices. At every fork in the road, you make a choice. And it is those decisions that shape our lives.

Mike DeWine

 

I demolish my bridges behind me – then there is no choice but forward.

Fridtjof Nansen

 

Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences. Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.

Alfred A. Montapert

 

The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there’s only one other choice.

Doug Larson

 

Given a choice between their worldview and the facts, it’s always interesting how many people toss the facts.

Rebecca Solnit