Decisions Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old decisions quotes, decisions sayings, and decisions proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.     

Keri Russell

If you make decisions based upon people's reactions or judgments then you make really boring choices.     

Heath Ledger

The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights.     

Joe Andrew

Decision is the spark that ignites action. Until a decision is made, nothing happens.... Decision is the courageous facing of issues, knowing that if they are not faced, problems will remain forever unanswered.     

Wilfred A. Peterson

Shelving hard decisions is the least ethical course.     

Adrian Cadbury

Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.     

Paul Tillich

You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run.     

Kenny Rogers

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.     

Jim Rohn

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.     

Roy Disney

Make decisions from the heart and use your head to make it work out.     

Sir Girad

When possible make the decisions now, even if action is in the future. A reviewed decision usually is better than one reached at the last moment.     

William B. Given

When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.     

William James

Some persons are very decisive when it comes to avoiding decisions.     

Brendan Francis

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.     

David Russell

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.     

Anthony Robbins

Decisions become easier when your will to please God outweighs your will to please the world.     

Anso Coetzer

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.     

Peter Drucker

Ethical decisions ensure that everyone's best interests are protected. When in doubt, don't.     

Harvey Mackay

The decisions you make are a choice of values that reflect your life in every way.     

Alice Waters

Once you have made up your mind, stick to it; there is no longer any 'if' or 'but'.     

Napoleon Bonaparte

A decision without the pressure of consequence is hardly a decision at all.     

Eric Langmuir

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.     

Marcel Proust

Every decision you make is a mistake.     

Edward Dahlberg

The best way to predict the future is to create it.     

Peter F. Drucker

It is only in our decisions that we are important.     

Jean-Paul Sartre

If you have a decision to make, list down the pain points of doing it and the pleasures of doing it.     

Romuald Andrade

Whenever I make a bum decision, I go out and make another one.     

Harry S. Truman

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.     

Anthony Robbins

When making a decision of minor importance, I have always found it advantageous to consider all the pros and cons.     

Sigmund Freud

We all make decisions, the difference is how and when we make them.     

Catherine Pulsifer

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

The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.     

Sun Tzu

The roads we take are more important than the goals we announce. Decisions determine destiny.     

Frederick Speakman

We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision.     

Gary Collins

Decision: Something a man makes when he cannot get anyone to serve on a committee.     

Fletcher Knebel

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.     


If we don't make tough decisions today our children are going to have to make much, much tougher decisions tomorrow.     

Paul Ryan

Decisions made in anger can yeild a lifetime of regret.     

Mr. Prophet

Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.     


Make decisions while you're up that you can handle while you're down.     

Sean Lewis

The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.     

Thornton Wilder

You're always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or different past.     

Richard Bach

Consistently wise decisions can only be made by those whose wisdom is constantly challenged.     

Theodor Sorenson

Even a correct decision is wrong when it was taken too late.     

Lee Iacocca

The inability to make a decision has often been passed off as patience.     


For making good decisions, intuition is your best go-to.     

Karen Whitaker

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.     

George Eliot

We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves.     

Thomas Merton

When you're having trouble making a decision you're making it too soon.