Tuesday, October 23, 2012

2013 TKR: Quick Quotes about choosing

Quick Quotes about Choosing
Self-help--Thinkerer
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  • The reason quotes stick around is that they fit lots of things.  
  • So look them over.  
  • You may find one that fits you.  
  • Or somebody you know
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  • Choosing is the first step toward being in charge.
  • If you don’t choose, something else will choose for you.  It’s your choice.
  • Waiting is a choice.  Whether you intend to choose it or not.
  • Insist on alternatives.  Without alternatives, you don't have a choice.
  • You are what you choose to do.
  • If you want motivation, make your own choice.
  • Luke Skywalker:   I'll try.  Yoda:  No.  Do.  Or do not.  There is no try.
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  • A person must choose.   That is the price of being a person.
  • There are no simple solutions, only intelligent choices.
  • You are the navigator.  Whether you choose or not.
  • You will choose today.  Even if you only choose to wait.
  • It is not our abilities that show what we truly are.  It is our choices.  Albus Dumbledore.
  • You want your choice now to suit your needs then.
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  • To seek what you want, know what you want.
  • Do it now!  There may be a rule against it tomorrow.
  • You can't be hopeless if you can choose.
  • For every yes, there is a no.
  • If it has just one side, it is not of this world.
  • They also choose who only choose to wait.
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  • To live is to choose.  Therefore choose to live.
  • If not now, when?
  • The mystery of the third way.  Not either-or.  Both.
  • Moderation is fine if you don't overdo it.
  • Don't just do something, sit there.
  • Two kinds of people:  Those that things happen to and those that make things happen.
  • A wish is a dream the mouth makes.
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  • Wishing is an oral activity.
  • Enough tomorrows will give you a great collection of empty yesterdays.  –Professor Harold Hill
  • Those who can, do.  Those who can’t, complain.
  • In the long run, it is easier to find solutions than to find excuses.
  • Hoping and wishing are excuses for waiting.
  • Not in our stars but in ourselves.
  • There is no right or wrong, only consequences.
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  • If you don’t choose your goal, you won’t know when you’ve won.
  • If you are looking for a clear choice, why haven’t you already found it?
  • The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
  • Don't speak of action in the passive voice.
  • Opportunity looks like work to most people. So they miss it.–Thomas A. Edison.
  • We are not limited by our fears.  We are limited by our choices.
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  • Can you see the main steps in some of the options?
  • Don Meredith:   When ifs and buts are candy and nuts, every day will be Christmas.
  • The difference between a wish and a want:  You expect to work for what you want.
  • Experience is the best teacher.  And it keeps the right score.
  • You have to stand for something or you will fall for anything.
  • Mark Cuban:   Sometimes the best deal is the one you don't do.
  • Nothing is done until someone does it.
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  • Never test the depth of the water with both feet.
  • A surplus of information means a shortage of attention.
  • Choosing you goal is the first step to motivation.
  • Most of our limitations lie in our choices rather that in our abilities.
  • The greatest view is the fan of possibilities.
  • What choice would best serve your long term goals?
  • Does your first choice have to be final?
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  • Not everything you want is worth the cost.
  • What action will cost the least in time or effort?
  • Do you want to take a risk on this?
  • Do you need a plan for choosing?  Can you find help for planning? 
  • How will your choice look five years from now?
  • What choice will do most to keep your options open?
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  • You can choose to defer the choice.  Is that the choice you want now?
  • Do you want to be conservative this time?
  • What option has the least risk?
  • What will happen if you decide to do nothing?
  • Do you want to make a snap decision?
  • Can you make another option by combining the ones you have?
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  • Which choice would you like best?  Why?
  • Flip a coin.  If you don't want to flip a coin, why?
  • Close your eyes.  Gather your thoughts.  Or sleep on it.
  • Which choice do you really want to avoid?  Why?
  • What information do you need to decide?
  • Do you need any more options?
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  • How can you hedge your bets?
  • Maybe your objective is just to explore, to find out something.
  • Where could you get more information?  Where could you look?
  • Can you choose to make this a trial run?
  • Who knows more about the problem than you do?
  • Which choice would look best to other people?
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  • Could you win the battle and lose the war?
  • What would you recommend to somebody else who had this problem?
  • What would be the most popular choice
  • How can you keep from burning bridges behind you?
  • What choice would surprise the people who know you?
  • Putitoff   Do you want to put this off?  What would happen?
  • Networker:  Does this situation remind you of any others?
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  • Storyboarder   Imagine how things will be after you decide.
  • Tooth Fairy   Check your wish list.
  • Hunter:  Do something, even if it is wrong.
  • Do you need more options?
  • When do you have to make the decision?
  • How will you feel about this next month?
  • Do you have a list of your best ideas?

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