More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
Once thewhatis decided thehowalways follows. We must not make thehowan excuse for not facing and accepting thewhat.
When a person is born, he can embark on only one of three roads of life: if you go right, the wolves will eat you; if you go left, you'll eat the wolves; if you go straight, you'll eat yourself.
It is your own conviction which compels you; that is, choice compels choice.
We should never allow ourselves to be bullied by an either-or. There is often the possibility of something better than either of these two alternatives.
Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.
Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The best taxes are such as are levied upon consumptions, especially those of luxury ... They seem, in some measure, voluntary; since a man may chuse how far he will use the commodity which is taxed.
Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
I would have been a success in anything. But I have chosen an activity that was socially useful and that aspect gives me extra satisfaction.
We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
There is always a multitude of reasons both in favour of doing a thing and against doing it. The art of debate lies in presenting them; the art of life lies in neglecting ninety-nine hundredths of them.
Even children learn in growing up thatbothis not an admissible answer to a choice ofwhich one?
To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them?
Whether it's choosing a career or deciding what charity to get involved with, the choice should come from your heart. Ultimately, you are the one who has to get up every morning and enjoy what you are doing, so make sure it matters to you.
Business doesn't have to choose between making profit and protecting the environment, between economic success and ethical responsibility, between satisfying the customer and meeting the demands of other stakeholders. In other words, we don't have to make a choice between profits and principles.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
Be careful to choose your enemies well. Friends don't much matter. But the choice of enemies is very important.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. I have not one who is a fool. They are all men of some intellectual power, and consequently they all appreciate me.