I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try to live so that our death brings no pleasure to the world.
You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.
It is our choices... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
We are our choices.
Sometimes you have to choose between a bunch of wrong choices and no right ones. You just have to choose which wrong choices feels the least wrong.
The problem, simply put, is that we cannot choose everything simultaneously. So we live in danger of becoming paralyzed by indecision, terrified that every choice might be the wrong choice.
Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.
Life + Choice quotes ⇑Life Quotes
The choices you make now, the people you surround yourself with, they all have the potential to affect your life, even who you are, forever.
There are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it - you will regret both.
Every choice comes with a consequence. Once you make a choice, you must accept responsibility. You cannot escape the consequences of your choices, whether you like them or not.
If you have a goal, write it down. If you do not write it down, you do not have a goal - you have a wish.
It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they lead.
I've chosen my life - now I want to start living it.
All choice Quotes ⇑
You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel.
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
There is no magic to achievement. It's really about hard work, choices, and persistence.
Never say no when you really want to say yes.
Sometimes, making the wrong choice is better than making no choice. You have the courage to go forward, that is rare. A person who stands at the fork, unable to pick, will never get anywhere.
You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.
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.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.
Beliefs are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
True terror isn't being scared; it's not having a choice on the matter.
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
You are not the victim of the world, but rather the master of your own destiny. It is your choices and decisions that determine your destiny.
The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
In the end that was the choice you made, and it doesn't matter how hard it was to make it. It matters that you did.
Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.
Would you rather live one perfect day over and over or live your life with no perfect days but just decent ones?
What if evil doesn't really exist? What if evil is something dreamed up by man, and there is nothing to struggle against except our own limitations? The constant battle between our will, our desires, and our choices?
You are the master of your attitude. You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control the way you think about all the events. You always have a choice. You can choose to face them with a positive mental attitude
Attitude is a choice. What you think you can do, whether positive or negative, confident or scared, will most likely happen.
There is everything you know and there is everything that happens. When the two do not line up, you make a choice.
The Waverley sisters hadn't been close as children, but they were as thick as thieves now, the way adult siblings often are, the moment they realize that family is actually a choice.
Once you realize you deserve a bright future, letting go of your dark past is the best choice you will ever make.
You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world...but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.
I finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
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.
People couldn't become truly holy, he said, unless they also had the opportunity to be definitively wicked.
Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It's about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
The quickest way to rectify that mistake (choosing the wrong person) is by learning from that, moving on, and choosing much more wisely in the future.
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. Every time you don't throw yourself down the stairs, that's a choice. Every time you don't crash your car, you re-enlist.
When we choose to love, we choose to move against fear, against alienation and separation. The choice to love is a choice to connect, to find ourselves in the other.
When you choose one way out of many, all the ways you don't take are snuffed out like candles, as if they'd never existed.
Attitude is a choice. Think positive thoughts daily. Believe in yourself.
But 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."
There are no safe choices. Only other choices.
No, I'm not choosing him or you. I'm choosing me.
From the very beginning evil existed to delude man and influence his free choice. How easy it is for the majority of people to be tempted materially, to languish spiritually and do the very things that will hurt themselves
True freedom consists in performing all actions - eating, reading, working, and so forth - in accordance with right judgment and choice of will, not in being compelled by habits
Honestly, if you're given the choice between Armageddon or tea, you don't say 'what kind of tea?'
This I choose to do. If there is a price, this I choose to pay. If it is my death, then I choose to die. Where this takes me, there I choose to go. I choose. This I choose to do.
I guess that's what saying good-bye is always like--like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you're in the air, there's nothing you can do but let go.
An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.
As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
You are fettered," said Scrooge, trembling. "Tell me why?" "I wear the chain I forged in life," replied the Ghost. "I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it."
"I knew they would kill me when they found out, but...” He struggled for words, releasing a sharp breath. “I think I realized that I would rather die because I betrayed them, than live because I betrayed you."