Thoughtful quotes about choice and the choices we make.

Words of Wisdom

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"Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask yourself a crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good; if it doesn't, it is of no use." (Don Juan to Carlos Castaneda)

"We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us." (Joseph Campbell)

"The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice." (George Eliot)

"Creative choice is your birthright. Please own it." (John Bradshaw)

The person who does not make a choice makes a choice." (old proverb)

"The time will come when winter will ask what you were doing all summer." (Henry Clay)

"Whenever two ways lie before us, one of which is easy and the other hard. one of which requires no exertion while the other calls for resolution and endurance, happy are the men who chooses the mountain path and scorns the thought of resting in the valley. These are the men and women who are destined in the end to conquer and succeed." (Author unknown)

"Destiny is not a matter of choice, it's a matter of choice." (Author unknown)

"We can never have enough of that which we really do not want." (Eric Hoffer)

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Staff, H. (2008, December 22). Choice, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 13 from

Last Updated: July 18, 2014

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