Life's not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it's about doing, being and becoming. It's about the choices you've just made, and the ones you're about to make, it's about the things you choose to say - today. It's about what you're gonna do after you finish reading this.
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We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.
The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.
It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Joanne Kathleen Rowling
Once you have started seeing the beauty of life, ugliness starts disappearing. If you start looking at life with joy, sadness starts disappearing. You cannot have heaven and hell together, you can have only one. It is your choice.
Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.
Every morning when I get up, the first thing I decide is: What do I want? Misery? Blissfulness? What am I going to choose today? And it happens that I always choose blissfulness. It is my choice, it is my life.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?
W. Clement Stone
You have many choices. You can choose forgiveness over revenge, joy over despair. You can choose action over apathy.
We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision.
In a minute there is time for decisions and revisions, which a minute will reverse.
It's choice--not chance--that determines your destiny.
Destiny is not a matter of chance. It is a matter of choice: it is not to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be, or not to be.
I discovered I always have choices and sometimes it's only a choice of attitude.
Judith M. Knowlton
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
H. Norman Schwarzkopf
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions.
Stephen R. Covey
Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don't count on harvesting Golden Delicious.
We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves.
There are always two choices. Two paths to take. One is easy. And its only reward is that it's easy.
Decisions become easier when your will to please God outweighs your will to please the world.
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
Leo F. Buscaglia
Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons. Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.
The artist is the only one who knows that the world is a subjective creation, that there is a choice to be made, a selection of elements
Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday," that person cannot say, "I choose otherwise.”
Stephen R. Covey
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.
Every human has four endowments- self-awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... the power to choose, to respond, to change.
Stephen R. Covey
Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.
When one bases his life on principle, 99 percent of his decisions are already made.
A true hero is not someone who thinks about doing what is right, but one that simply does what is right without thinking!
We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. We always have the choice.
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
Henry David Thoreau
Choices are the hinges of destiny.
Attributed to both Pythagoras and Edwin Markham
If 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 compromise.
Indecision becomes decision with time.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.
You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think.
A Course In Miracles
Do not plant your dreams in the field of indecision, where nothing ever grows but the weeds of "what-if."
Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
There are two primary choices in life; to accept conditions as they exist,
or accept the responsibility for changing them.
When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels.
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.
Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant.
We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.
There comes a time in the spiritual journey when you start making choices from a very different place. And if a choice lines up so that it supports truth, health, happiness, wisdom and love, it’s the right choice.
... 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.