Option Sayings and Quotes

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


In life you have three options with any situation that is a challenge. Remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it.     

Phil Mcgraw

It's easy to make good decisions when there are no bad options.     

Robert Half

When there are no other options, people fight harder. If the choice is life or death they have nothing to lose.     

Robert Greene

An option hides where we don't want it to hide.     

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

There was only one option left, and it was letting go.     

Veronica Roth

There are no good options in the midst of a crisis.     

Ruth Porat

When there's no clear option, it's better to do nothing.     

Erwin Rommel

Once the options increase, settling on one becomes harder.     

Gayle Forman

You have many options in life, never make giving up one of them.     

Austin Carlile

I may be running out of options, but running out isn't an option.     

Mark Lawrence

We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell.     

Lance Armstrong

There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either in or you're out. There's no such thing as life in-between.     

Pat Riley

You limit your options every time you don't try your best.      

Stacy London

The option of quitting has long been undervalued and underused ... Quitters must not be frightened by the potentially cataclysmic outcome of a particular quit.      

Evan Harris

Starting off, all options are always open, but as soon as you choose something, you inevitably limit yourself. If you go for B, A is out.     

Alva Noto

You can theorise about the options you have but in reality they are very specific.     

George Papandreou

Better to be a desperate single with options than a desperate married with no options.     

Amen Muffler

Options allow a woman to tailor her role to her personality, but if a man expects to provide well, he expects to wear a suit, not to wear what suits him.     

Warren Farrell

Options are good. Keeps people choosing.     

Craig Benzine

There are two options: adapt or die.     

Andy Grove

Choices, options, decisions abound. Choose right, take the best option and decide well.     

Jaachynma N.E. Agu

Have you considered the option of getting the joke? If not, try it now and redeem your soul.     

Erik Naggum

Freedom, privileges, options, must constantly be exercised, even at the risk of inconvenience.     

Jack Vance

You have to leave all your options open. And if you don't leave your options open, you're a fool.     

Donald Trump

The minute you realize that your options are unlimited, things just start falling into place all around you.     

John Cusack

There are only two options for a ship: Either to sail to the sea and fight with the waves or rot in a port! The same is valid for the man!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

There are really only two options - you can feel things, or you can shut down. But, once you decide to feel things, you don't get to pick and choose what you feel.     

Jim Palmer

If your options are closing-in around you and you feel panicked, scared and helpless, this is the time for action.     

Bryant McGill

People have to know that there are options available to us today. There is another way, and it is practical and applicable now.      

Daryl Hannah

Arm yourself with as many options as possible before making your next move.     

Mallory Ortberg