Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.


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

John Dewey

We must give lengthy deliberation to what has to be decided once and for all.

Publilius Syrus

Give no decision till both sides thou'st heard.


You can't build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.

Rupert Murdoch

An executive is a person who always decides; sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.

John H. Patterson

If someone tells you he is going to make "a realistic decision", you immediately understand that he is going to do something bad.

Mary Mccarthy

You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.

Chris Evert

Decisions, particularly important ones, have always made me sleepy, perhaps because I know that I will have to make them by instinct, and thinking things out is only what other people tell me I should do.

Lillian Hellman

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.

George Eliot

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

Paul Tillich

Before a person makes a decision or gets involved he should form the habit of asking himself a simple but important question: "How will this affect my life, and others?" Alfred A.

Alfred A. Montapert

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

It is not always what we know or analyzed before we make a decision that makes it a great decision. It is what we do after we make the decision to implement and execute it that makes it a good decision.

William Pollard

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 a compromise.

Robert Fritz

Making a wrong decision is understandable. Refusing to search continually for learning is not.

Philip Crosby

When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision.

Lord Falkland

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abbe' D'Allanival

But the real secret to total gorgeousness is to believe in yourself, have self confindence, and try to be secure in your decisions and thoughts.

Kirsten Dunst

I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.

Eleanor Roosevelt

My basic principle is that you don't make decisions because they are easy; you don't make them because they are cheap; you don't make them because they're popular; you make them because they're right.

Theodore Hesburgh

I just decided I wanted to become someone else... So I became someone else.

Dusty Springfield

We should choose the right because it is right, and leave consequences with God.

Ellen G. White

I decided to devote my life to telling the story because I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead. and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.

Elie Wiesel

Decisions are made by people who have time, not people who have talent.

Scott Adams

When we empower nurses, they make excellent decisions.

Barbara Blakeney

We are disappointed in those decisions. I think their choice to arrest us reflects on them.

Jacob Reitan

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

Thornton Wilder

May 1 is the day we will make decisions as to which sites will remain open.

Donna Rippley

It really has no bearing on any decisions. Coaching and playing is all we can do.

Joe Augustine

We had a couple of kids make some poor decisions.

Donald Walker

The conscientious decisions we make to serve the community don't always serve the 50 percent law.

Thomas Armstrong

There are decisions we have to make that we don't like a bit. This was the hardest thing I've had to do. I was his first pitching coach.

Rafael Chaves

We were afraid to make a mistake. I was surprised we didn't make more good decisions with the ball.

Ashlee Stephens

We have some big decisions on our plate.

Henry Leger

There a lot of things contributing to the problem. It's up to the young adults to make the right decisions.

Pam Mccoy

The decisions are being fed up the food chain; they're not going to come back and bite you.

Brad Shimmin

We trust our board of directors will make decisions in the best interest of our shareholders.

Denny Lynch

The state wants us to do the referendum before any decisions are made.

Barry Miller

The council has a lot of tough decisions ahead of it, and this is not one of them.

Peder Norby

People should find out their cardiovascular risk and make decisions about preventive treatment based on that risk.

Michael Pignone

One of the first decisions we had to make was whether to keep the existing building or raze it.

John Coleman

Generally you don't want to make decisions too early with these storms.

Carl Fowler

All the decisions are based entirely on the election code.

Scott Haywood

It?s a dispute between land owners, and we vote only on land use decisions.

John Jansen

We will provide info about people's daily commutes that will allow them to make informed decisions about that commute.

Matt Vanover

Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.

Tom Robbins

You can get good in a hurry if you make the right decisions, ... I think we'll do that here.

Randy Mueller

I don't think any decisions have been made. We'll try to be prepared if they do.

Don Mcclellan

There were some good performances and it's left me with some decisions to make.

Gary Mills

There's going to be hard, hard decisions for our coaches and Ted and his staff.

Jim Bates

Most organizations don't do TCO [and instead] they make decisions on other bases.

John Rymer

Some of the decisions we made were tough.

Keith Richardson

I really believe we're making the right decisions here for everyone involved.

Scott Bilker

Some of these decisions might not attract applause but certainly people have to understand that in the end, we shall all benefit.

Paul Kagame

I don't regret what I did at all. It's consensual sex, ... These are men who are billionaires and these are women in their 20s. They are old enough to make adult decisions, adult choices.

Heidi Fleiss

It is always important that students actively participate in decisions that affect them.

Lynette Mundey

These are very difficult decisions.

Robert Herta

People are making emotional decisions.

Charles Hamowy

Changes should be made with due sensitivity to the impact they will have on academics. These decisions were made entirely without consultation.

Robert Kravchuk

We've got a couple of decisions left still.

Blaise Ilsley

He's the AD. He's not a lame duck, and he will make all of the decisions necessary.

Gerald Turner

We see this as a coup attempt to change the regime and they have to seriously reconsider their decisions.

Tayeb Abdel Rahim

The big problem is we did not make the right decisions 10 years ago.

Brendan Bell

It's all in the decisions you make. Once you realize that, you can become happy.

James Holzier

They've done a great job educating customers to make good business decisions.

Mark Pasdon

In my judgment they're making bad financial decisions.

Tom Carter

The governing board makes those decisions.

Gary Vest

He would have the last say-so in terms of what ultimate decisions are made.

Melvin Johnson

Matt made very good decisions.

Greg Mason

The public should have more information, ... about how these decisions may impact our communities.

Stephanie Luce

We've got to keep our composure. At the end, we could have made better decisions.

Ashley Berggren

(The BBC) doesn't have to take cynical or commercial decisions, it should really put its money where its heart is.

Mark Thompson

We must make decisions now, however difficult, to manage for the future.

Michael Geoghegan

Those decisions haven't been made yet, but that's probably a safe assumption.

Jim Lites

Why should I be responsible if the left does not accept democratic decisions?

Joerg Haider

We are looking at proposals for more contact between the two countries but we haven't made any decisions.

Niranjan Shah

Do not be afraid to make decisions, do not be afraid to make mistakes.

Carly Fiorina

A lot of it is mechanical, but it's also about making choices and decisions, planning and follow-through.

Jerry Morrison

We will of course read (the Spanish response) carefully and only after that, take decisions.

Oliver Drewes

Some guys don't make the right decisions.

Greg Creek

What we are seeing is that customers are taking longer to make decisions and as a result, taking longer to close business.

Scott Kriens

This is a place to make decisions and a place for people to decide what they are going to do, ... We are doing an injustice to people if we don't make them confront decisions.

Michael Lincoln

The key is to not sit and dither for 24 hours. Decisions about evacuating have to be made quickly.

Bill Eckert

I don't make decisions around here. I have to wait until April to see how everything works out.

Delmon Young

Has made no decisions at this time regarding a Chapter 11 filing.

Chris Kelly

We will have good, sound management decisions made.

Jim Whitaker

No decisions have been made and there is no assurance that this exploration will result in any specific action.

Daniel Hann

I have to tell you that I do not necessarily agree with a lot of the day-to-day decisions that are being made here.

Sandra Richmond

We made better decisions offensively. We were much more patient and worked the clock.

Julie Mattson

We had opportunities, but we didn't make good decisions.

Mike Albring

There were quick decisions that didn't give us a lot of time for thinking.

Alta Fox

That's unfortunate they feel that way. They make their own decisions.

John Meegan

I am going to do all I can do so that those decisions and waivers will be honored.

Jack Walker

Decisions behind closed doors, in our name, without our consent.

John Nichols

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

Rene Dubois

There will be no decisions made tonight regarding this.

Chuck Freemyer

I don't make the decisions. I would have made a different one.

Ty Conklin

There is no timetable to changing the name of the ballpark. No decisions have been made about what the name will be.

John Britton

We are executing very well right now. Brennan is making some very good decisions there.

Andy Bitto

AMD is the victim or beneficiary of its own business decisions.

Bruce Sewell

I do have a vision for Kansas. I'm optimistic and I'm willing to make decisions.

Robin Jennison

They played hard and sometimes they make some bad decisions. But we kept taking it to them.

Dave Barrett

I haven't made any decisions yet.

Larry Bowa

Obviously decisions need to be made, but he certainly is helping himself.

Mike Sullivan

We'll watch the film and we'll make decisions.

Bob Shoop

This is one of the most tormented decisions that I've had to make. It's for the taxpayers money in this county.

Monroe Benaim

There have been high-level discussions, but no definitive decisions or deals.

Mark Harrad

Only the Council is authorized to make binding decisions on suspending cooperation with a state in any sphere.

Mikhail Kamynin

If I had my druthers, we wouldn't have made that decision … sometimes business decisions trump technology decisions.

Chris Rigby

I've already told some of you I've made some bad decisions. I don't think this county commission ... will let things get behind again. It's a new day as far as I'm concerned and this commission is concerned.

Shannon Staub

The decisions and problems of Uruguay will be resolved by Uruguayans.

Tabare Vazquez

I think change in this area could be quite dramatic. All the 5-4 decisions could go the other way.

Charles Haynes

He is very loathe to inject any social thinking into decisions.

John Mcginnis

Professional societies are asking why they are applying political criteria to overturn academic decisions.

Marc Stein

I'm learning how to protect the ball more. I'm also learning how to make good decisions with the ball.

John Castellano

We're all in a waiting game until all the incumbents finalize their decisions.

John Mills

Some of these problems are the result of planning decisions made decades ago.

Larry Spell

I was not as involved in the day-to-day decisions of football that I should have been. I got involved in the speaking and traveling. ... There's got to be a balance. It was a little bit of football, and a lot of this. You can't do it that way.

Mike Dubose

We didn't have the money to do it before, but I always wanted to own my own car. You can make all your own decisions.

Mike Orr

Our athletic department and business managers had to make some tough decisions about who got to go.

John Lewandowski

Nobody is going to tell her what to do. She makes her own decisions.

Brad Dixon

We'd love to do it. But we've always been people who let the trainers make the decisions.

Roy Jackson

When the audience stays away, in this competitive environment, quick decisions are made.

Gavin Polone

As as rule we do not comment on the personal career decisions of individual employees.

Paul Gimigliano

The decisions of the acquisition process stand. There will be no further review.

Mosiuoa Lekota

My mom told me not to go tanning, but I just want to go, so she said I have to make decisions on my own.

Sarah Skinner

There are some decisions made historically that we would undo if we could.

Michael Cleary

Or strongly influenced purchase decisions.

Blue Book

The board decisions impact and guide county decisions. They are the ears and eyes of the community.

Brian Hunt

We've got some big decisions to make.

Donna Mcclay

There won't be decisions until after the World Series is over.

Tony Tavares

You'll have to ask the referee about it. He gave the decisions he saw fit to give.

Nigel Worthington

Once again 'Big Brother' is making decisions that people should make for themselves.

John Douglass

The decisions this council makes in the next 30 days will guide us for the next 30 years.

Mike Howard

Those decisions are up to Sven.

Sol Campbell

If the people who make the decisions are the people who will also bear the consequences of those decisions, perhaps better decisions will result.

John Abrams

My family, coaches and I are discussing it, but no decisions have been made yet.

Tianna Madison

By 2012, BI will be strategic for business processes. Companies are not going to make decisions without it.

Betsy Burton

These will become business decisions and not IT decisions. The CIO doesn't care who owns the software license.

Bill Willis

We had never seen one before, Ben is the one who makes the decisions.

David Pearson

We're studying the brand, and when we make some decisions, we'll be letting the world know.

Jim Sluzewski

We assess market on a daily basis to make business decisions to provide customers with competitively priced vehicles.

Susan Krusel

We wanted to run, but I was also happy to see that we were making good decisions with the ball.

Karen Friel

I'm disappointed in the people making these decisions that affect blue-collar workers.

Mike Compton

If all options were valued and expensed, business decisions would be based on economics and not on accounting.

John Briggs

These are profound regulatory decisions.

Lester Crawford

She's very dangerous, very creative in her decisions on the field. We need her to do that. That's her role for us.

Steve Swanson

These decisions of the European parliament make things more difficult for Turkey.

Yasar Yakis

We're continuing to work with the Hornets to analyze contingency plans, but no decisions have been made.

Tim Frank

If anything, he's making better decisions and is not so focused on who hits it the farthest.

Rich Gordon

These are difficult decisions but they're necessary given the current business conditions.

Robert Herta

Based on previous court decisions, we sensed our rules were fine.

Ronnie Carter

We have a contract and all decisions, if there are problems, are decided in the Stockholm court.

Prime Minister Yury Yekhanurov

We're starting to be unselfish and make good decisions.

Rob Salter

It's not an attempt to say one crime is worse than another. It gives the public more information to make their own decisions.

Marti Harkness

They are having to go out there to make decisions (in a) split second.

Rob Rogers

And making decisions for you.

Steve Kroft

These are documents that reflect agency decisions to pay workers specialized amounts.

Teri Henning

We are committed to investigating each claim on its own merits before making any coverage decisions.

Joe Case

You're talking about protecting people from their own decisions.

Jacob Sullum

The choices and decisions we make now are going to affect our children and future generations.

Ciannat Howett

We definitely have some tough decisions to make.

Grady Little

There is the right of the public to know who is influencing public decisions.

Carl Redman

If it's one like 1918 ... then we have to have health authorities make very hard decisions about who should get this.

Frederick Hayden

We've got a whole lot of decisions, ... It's almost looking like we're better off here.

William Young

I think that allowing them to make their own decisions and not tell them what to do is the most freeing but also the most challenging aspect of the class.

Gail Edmonds

We let down and they turned it up at the end. We had some bad decisions and that gave them the momentum.

Leslie Howard

You made a series of very poor decisions.

Carl Becker

It's tough dealing with senior courses so they make decisions as a team.

Shaughn Renahan

At least I tried. I'm not mad. I don't make the decisions.

Jose Lima

Decisions continue to be deferred and contracts are slow to get signed.

Gary Helmig

We object to these unilateral decisions by Tufts to put up a barricade.

Richard Parker

CRRA isn't known for its concern for workers. They base their decisions on the bottom line.

Neal Cunningham

I have no idea what he's going to contend with but he's going to have to make smart decisions.

Teri Barr

David hasn't made any decisions yet.

Brad Blank

You will face tough decisions. You will need the strong backing of the city council.

Alan Suggs

We do not execute contracts. We do not make decisions about contracting or negotiation or oversight.

Tim Long

This is what you leave behind when you make careless decisions.

Robin Sweatman

The County Judge has to make some decisions based on legal issues that come before the commissioners court. As an attorney I will be better able to understand those issues.

Joel Baker

We made some bad decisions there at the end. But my girls had the heart to come out on top.

Rachael Moore

Fellow students are also involved in critiques. But the decisions are entirely up to the artist.

John Bohac

I have been a change agent and made decisions that have kept us competitive.

Patricia Davis

We have to participate in the whole chain of decisions.

Jorge Alvarado

We don't have many years ahead of us to make decisions. Push has come to shove.

Susan Gray

As conservative value investors, we always base decisions on the question: 'what if we are wrong,' .

Bill Nygren

Tonight was just to get the players through, get back to Melbourne, assess where we're at and then make decisions.

Mick Malthouse

All of you here, and all of those who will see this movie, all of those who are out there trying to bring truth to all of us so that we can make better decisions about our lives.

David Strathairn

Instead of 103 (reactors), we may have 109. These decisions are made in boardrooms, and they're based on the bottom line.

Thomas Cochran

They loved being their own boss and making their own decisions.

Karla Mundale

We're building a hub here. One of the decisions we had to make is if we were going to compete in New York. The short answer is yes.

Jim Whitehurst

They make the decisions. Hopefully, I can make it harder, or make (the decision to promote him) faster.

Cole Hamels

It's been a very difficult year for the employees that have been affected. But we are now seeing the benefit of these decisions.

Bill Ayer

We still have some decisions to make. So far it's been a very good camp for us.

Rob Sumner

We are at war, and we are treating it that way. Everyone is cutting through the red tape and making decisions.

Duane Woerth

[We] have confidence in our coaching staff to make the right decisions. They're the ones that know what is best for us.

Meghan Quinn

The constitution gives the school the right to make these kinds of decisions.

Frank Derosa

Then you can make reasoned public decisions.

Fred Cohen

We'll wait for an opinion from the attorney general before we make any decisions.

Micah Rasmussen

Then we have no choice but to make some tough decisions.

Kevin Constantine