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Choice quotes are impactful and concise statements that encapsulate a key message or idea. These quotes are carefully selected to offer insight, provoke thought, or inspire action. They often reflect the essence of a larger concept or argument, conveying it in a memorable and compelling way. Choice quotes have the power to capture attention and convey meaning in just a few words.

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“In this new era, you have two choices: become a temp staffer (not a horrible choice) or become an artist-entrepreneur. Choose to commoditize your labor or choose yourself to be a creator, an innovator, an artist, an investor, a marketer, and an entrepreneur.” – James Altucher

In the current economy, many people are looking for ways to make money. Some people may be tempted to become a temp staffer, but this is not a great option. Temp staffers are employed by companies for a specific period of time, and they may be subject to unstable work schedules. Additionally, temp staffers usually do not receive benefits or pay raises, which can make it difficult to live comfortably. If people want to make money, they should consider becoming an artist-entrepreneur.

“Big changes don’t have to be hard, but they do have to start with a choice. This is where real change begins; this is where you start taking control of your life and how you choose to live it; this is where it all starts.” – Nathalie Thompson

The choice to make a change is the first step in any big endeavour. It may seem difficult, but that's only because we're used to the status quo. The challenge is to break out of our comfort zone and try something new. But it's not about being brave, it's about being smart.

“If you don’t have the information you need to make wise choices, find someone who does.” – Lori Hil

If you don't have the information you need to make wise choices, find someone who does. In order to be a successful individual, you need to have a strong understanding of the world around you. Unfortunately, not everyone has access to the same amount of knowledge, so it's important to surround yourself with people who can help guide you in the right direction.

“There’s no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences.” –Jack Welch

There's no such thing as work-life balance. There are work-life choices, and you make them, and they have consequences. The oft-touted concept is a myth invented by employers to make employees feel like they're not responsible for their own success. The truth is that no one succeeds in working and raising a family without sacrificing some of each. Making the right choices is up to you.

“May your choices reflect your hopes not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela

Choices can be liberating or paralyzing. They can give us a sense of control or expose us to potential risks. But ultimately, the choices we make reflect our hopes, not our fears. By examining the choices we make, we can learn more about ourselves and what we hope to achieve.

“They were satisfied with their lives which had none of the vibrance his own was taking on. And he was angry at himself, that he could not change that for them.” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

Many couples are content with their lives and find little to no need for vibrance. For one man, this is not the case. He is angry at himself for not being able to bring the same vibrancy into their lives that he enjoys himself. This anger towards himself creates a rift between him and his wife, who feel as though they are living a life that does not have the same excitement or energy as his.

“You always do what you want to do. This is true with every act. You may say that you had to do something, or that you were forced to, but actually, whatever you do, you do by choice. Only you have the power to choose for yourself.” – W. Clement Stone

There is a reason why people often say that "what you do speaks so loudly, it can be heard all the way to Heaven." This is because what we do reflects who we are, and what we do unchecked will always reflect our character. We must remember that with every decision we make comes a corresponding set of consequences- good and bad. What we choose to do with our time, our energy, and most importantly, our actions will always speak louder than anything else.

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“You always have two choices with your life and experience: you can either learn from it or you can place blame. The choice is always yours.” – Kevin Horsley

A person's life is always full of choices. Some are easy and some are hard, but they're always there for you to make. The most important thing is to learn from your mistakes and grow from the experiences that life throws at you. If you don't, you'll only regret the choices that you made.

“How could someone not fit in? The community was so meticulously ordered, the choices so carefully made.” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

Every person has a unique set of interests, abilities and personality traits. These make them individualistic and unique - an essential part of who they are. However, not everyone is content with this uniqueness. Some people want to be like everyone else. They want to fit in and be a part of a community that they believe is perfect. Unfortunately, this is not always possible. There are certain things that make each individual unique, and these cannot be changed.

“Any decision I make is the biggest decision of my life.” – Carmelo Anthony

Every decision we make has a cascading effect on our future, and can either lead us down a good path or a bad one. So before you make any big decisions, be sure to weigh all your options carefully and consult with trusted friends and family members.

“Life is a choice – as is how you handle the pitfalls along its bumpy road.” – Julie Donner Andersen

Life is a choice as is how you handle the pitfalls along its bumpy road. We all face hardships and challenges in life, but how we react to these things dictates our future. Some people buckle under the pressure and give up, while others find a way to pick themselves up and keep going. The key is to never give up on yourself and always be positive.

“The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights.” – Joe Andrew

There are two goods or two rights that we always have to choose between in life. For example, you may have to choose between going to the gym and spending time with your friends. Or, you might have to choose between eating healthy food and eating junk food. These kinds of decisions are sometimes hard, but they are not always clear-cut. Sometimes it can be hard to tell which option is better or more important.

“When we find inspiration, we need to take action for ourselves and for our communities. Even if it means making a hard choice, or cutting out something and leaving it in your past.” – Aron Ralston

There are moments in life when inspiration strikes. It can be a great idea, or something you see that moves you. But inspiration isn't always easy to take action on. Sometimes it's hard to make a choice, or we might feel like we're missing out if we don't stay with what we think is the right thing to do. But inspiration is important. Without it, we would stagnate and lose our creativity.

“In every single thing you do, you are choosing a direction. Your life is a product of choices.” – Dr. Kathleen Hall

There are innumerable directions your life could have taken if different choices were made. The important thing is that you make the right ones, and that's where intention comes in. Intention is the root of all good decisions. It's what propels you forward when all else seems to be holding you back. You create your life by making choices, but it's also up to you to keep moving in the right direction. Choose wisely, and everything will fall into place.

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“Every choice you make has an end result.” – Zig Ziglar

Every choice we make has an end result. We can't help but have an effect on the world around us. Whether we realize it or not, every decision we make has a consequence. Some of these consequences are immediate, while others may take a little longer to materialize. However, no matter how small or large the impact, every choice has an end result.

“Expanding our capacity to talk, particularly when we face critical choices, is a life-enhancing skill. I believe that there is no faster way for us to evolve than through the process of interacting with one another.” – Sarah Rozenthuler

There are times when we need to make important decisions that could affect the rest of our lives. When this happens, it’s important that we have the ability to communicate our thoughts and feelings clearly. This is where communication skills come into play. They can help us think through our options and make the best choices for ourselves. Plus, they can help us build relationships with others, which can be life-enhancing.

“Sometimes I wish they’d ask for my wisdom more often-there are so many things I could tell them; things I wish they would change. But they don’t want change. Life here is so orderly, so predictable-so painless. It’s what they’ve chosen.” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

Life here is so orderly, so predictable-says the woman who has been living in this small town her entire life. She loves her life, but sometimes she wishes she could experience something new.

“You write your life story by the choices you make. You never know if they have been a mistake. Those moments of decision are so difficult.” –Helen Mirren

Decision-making can be difficult, but it is also important. It is the moments when we make choices that determine our lives. Some of these decisions may seem small, but they can have a big impact. We never know if our decisions were a mistake, but we must always remember that they are our choices.

“If he had stayed in the community, he would not be. It was as simple as that. Once he had yearned for choice. Then, when he has had a choice, he has made the wrong one: the choice to leave. And now he was starving.” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

This is the story of a man who left the community after yearning for choice. Once he had had a choice, he made the wrong one- the choice to leave. But, if he had stayed in the community, he would not be. It was as simple as that.

“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.” –Kevyn Aucoin

I woke up today feeling grateful for the good and bad moments that have led me to this point. I chose life, every morning, and I choose to feel joy, happiness, pain, and freedom. It's easy to get caught up in the negativity of our world, but it's important to remember that we are all capable of making choices that lead to happiness. Every day is a chance to start fresh and make choices that will move us closer to our dreams.

“This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.” – Omar Bradley

When faced with a difficult decision in life, many people may choose to wait for the right circumstances to present themselves before taking action. This strategy is often successful in achieving desired outcomes, but it can also be frustrating and unfulfilling. For some people, waiting may not be their best option. They may feel that they have a duty to act and live life to the fullest.

“Most of the choices we make each day may feel like the products of well-considered decision-making, but they’re not. They’re habits. And though each habit means relatively little on its own, over time, the meals we order, what we say to our kids each night, whether we save or spend, how often we exercise, and the way we organize our thoughts and work routines have enormous impacts on our health, productivity, financial security, and happiness.” – Charles Duhigg

Habits are the products of repetition. They form when we start to do something without thinking about it and eventually it becomes a reflex. They can be good or bad, depending on how much we rely on them. But no matter how seemingly insignificant our habits may seem, they all have an effect on our lives.

“It’s the choosing that’s important, isn’t it?” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

Everyone makes choices in life. We choose our friends, what to wear, where to go. But what we don t often think about is the choice we make to be positive or negative. Our thoughts and emotions have a huge impact on our lives and the people around us. Positive thinking has been shown to lead to better physical health, improved relationships, and increased success. Negative thinking can lead to anxiety, stress, depression, and even addiction.

“Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices.”  –Jean-Paul Sartre

We all have a choice in how we live our lives. We can choose to be good people, or bad people. We can choose to do the right thing, or the wrong thing. But no matter what we do, we are ultimately responsible for our nature and our choices.

“Having you here with me over the past year has made me realize that things must change. For years I’ve felt that they should, but it seemed so hopeless. Now for the first time I think there might be a way.” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

After spending the past year with someone, they realize that things need to change. This person has felt this way for years but it seemed hopeless. But now, for the first time, they think things can actually change. They explain what needs to change and how it can be done.

“I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

If you were to ask most people what they believe, many would say that they believe in free will. This is the belief that humans have the power to choose their own actions and are not controlled by fate or destiny. While this view may be commonplace, it is not without its critics. Some argue that free will is an illusion, and that our choices are actually predetermined by factors outside of our control. However, whether or not we accept the theory of free will is up to us.

“When bad things happen to you, focus on what you can learn from it. If you focus on the bad, you’re doomed to repeat it.” – Mel Robbins

When something bad happens to you, it's easy to focus on the negative. You might start to think that what happened is your fault, or that you'll never be able to overcome it. But if you can learn from the bad thing that happened to you, you can turn it into a positive experience.

“You came empty on earth, why overloaded now, were all your choices absolutely correct, it is never too late to reconsider them?” – William Ngwako Maphoto

The decision to bring a child into this world is one that should not be taken lightly. It is a commitment that will affect not only the parents involved, but also the child themselves. Many parents make the decision to have children based on what they believe is the right thing to do, regardless of whether or not they are actually prepared to care for a child.

“I discovered I always have choices and sometimes it’s only a choice of attitude.” – Judith M. Knowlton

 This quote is often used as motivation to be positive and understand that we always have choices in life. He emphasizes the importance of attitude, which can determine how we approach our challenges.

“We all need to decide whether to “play it safe” in life and worry about the downside, or instead take a chance, by being who we really are and living the life our heart desires. Which choice are you making?” – Charlie Badenhop

Everyone has heard the saying, "You can't always get what you want." It is a fact of life that many things in life are not within our control. But that does not mean that we have to live our lives in a state of fear and anxiety. On the contrary, we can choose to live our lives with courage and conviction, by taking risks and living the life our heart desires.

“How you react emotionally is a choice in any situation-and those cumulative choices can make or break your chances for well-being.” – Judith Orloff

The ability to regulate one's emotions is critical for maintaining happiness and well-being. Unfortunately, many people struggle with managing their emotions. This can have a significant impact on their lives, as emotions can play a role in everything from mental and physical health to relationships. The way you react emotionally is a choice in any situation-and those cumulative choices can make or break your chances for well-being.

“Your life changes the moment you make a new, congruent, and committed decision.” – Anthony Robbins

Your life can change in an instant, as long as you make a congruent and committed decision. A recent study found that people who make consistent choices that are aligned with their values have significantly more happiness and satisfaction in their lives than those who don't. If you're not happy with where your life is right now, it's time to make a change.

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” – Denis Waitley

The decision of whether or not to accept conditions as they exist, or take responsibility for changing them is a fundamental choice that each person makes. It is a choice between two different paths: one that leads to stagnation and one that leads to progress. The second path is the path of responsibility, and it is the only path that leads to true fulfillment. This is because responsibility is the act of taking action based on knowledge.

“The choices that we make in our life, indeed determine the kind of results that we experience and the quality of the life that we live.” – Sumeet Jain

 This may be truer than we think. The decisions we make about our lives - what to do, where to go, who to associate with - actually have a huge impact on the quality of our lives. Although this idea may seem obvious, it's worth thinking about because the quality of our lives is something that's highly important to us.

“Each person has a choice; the choice to do as one may wish and as one wants remains with the individual. If a person sees no benefit to change, they will not change.” – Byron Pulsifer

There is no one right way to live. Each person has the choice to do as they wish and as they want remains with them. If a person sees no gain from change, they will not make any changes. This is especially true for those who are content with the way things are. However, for those who want to improve their lives, there are many opportunities available to them.

“Our people made that choice, the choice to go to Sameness. Before my time, before the previous time, back and back and back. We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with difference. We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others.” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

For as long as anyone can remember, people have been moving towards Sameness. This is a state where all people are the same, they have the same skin color, and they all look the same. This has been going on for so long that many people don't even realize it's happening. But it is, and it's something that we have to accept.

“Choose your life’s mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

If you want to be happy in life, choose your life mate carefully. A single decision you make about who to date, marry, or befriend can have a profound impact on your happiness or misery. There are three things you need to consider when choosing someone to spend your life with Compatibility, Commitment, and Companionship. Compatibility means finding someone who is similar in all areas of your life.

“Making better choices takes work. There is a daily give and take, but it is worth the effort.” -Tom Rath

Making better choices takes work. Every decision we make has an impact on our lives, and it's easy to get bogged down in the minutia of our daily routine. But it's worth the effort to try to make better choices, because they have a ripple effect that can improve our lives overall.

“We make our choices, then our choices make us.” – Anonymous

We make our choices, then our choices make us. That is the way it always goes in life. We choose what to do and how to act, and those decisions determine the course of our lives. It is impossible to change what has already happened, but we can control our future by making the right choices now.

“Even trained for years as they all had been in the precision of language, what words could you use which would give another the experience of sunshine?” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

Sunshine is one of the most delightful and uplifting feelings that one can experience. Even though many people have been trained in the precision of language, they may not be able to use words that would give another the experience of sunshine. This is because sunlight is a unique feeling that cannot be captured through mere words.

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fear is paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” – Amelia Earhart

The decision to act is the most difficult thing. The fears that paralyze us are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life, and the process of doing so is actually quite simple. All you need is tenacity.

“I’m open for possibilities. I’m open for choices. I always welcome new ideas. I’m always eager to learn. I’m never going to close my mind from learning.” –Cesar Milan

The quote, "I'm open for possibilities. I'm open for choices. I always welcome new ideas. I'm always eager to learn," can be interpreted in a few different ways. Some people might see it as an invitation to explore all of life's possibilities, while others might take it to mean that they're willing to change their opinions and be open to new information.

“I have made the choices that work best for me. I cannot please everyone everyone, and that’s fine.” 

–Marlee Matlin

This quote has a certain wisdom to it, and it's something that we can all relate to. We may not always agree with our choices, but at the end of the day, we can live with them. After all, that's what makes us unique.

“Life is about choices. Some we regret. Some we’re proud of.” –Graham Brown

Choices are a lifeblood. They define us and help us make our way through the world. Some are easy, while others are harder. We all have to make them, and sometimes we regret them. But we also have to be proud of the ones we make that turn out well. In life, there are always choices to be made, and it's important to remember that - no matter what happens.

“And in life, it is all about the choices we make. And how the direction of our lives comes down to the choices we choose.” – Catherine Pulsifer

The choices we make in life often come down to two things: our own desires and the expectations of others. It can be hard to know where to start when it comes to making decisions, but by studying the way different people have lived successful lives, we can get a better idea of what direction we should head in.

“There are a lot of things going on with my life right now that don’t just have to do with my career. So I have a hard time making decisions about work. That’s really a luxury problem.” – Philip Seymour Hoffman

He is having a hard time making decisions about his career because he has so many things going on in his life. He is having a hard time balancing his work and personal life, which is a luxury problem. He has a lot of things going on in his life that don't just have to do with his career, which makes it hard for him to make decisions. This can be a problem because it can lead to indecision and poor decision-making.

“You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.” – Sammy Davis Jr.

You always have two choices when it comes to commitment and fear. You can choose to be committed to your goals and work towards them despite the fear of failure. Or, you can choose to keep your fears alive and avoid any risk at all. The choice you make will determine your success in life.

“Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.” –John C. Maxwell

You can choose to be the best person that you can be, or the worst. You can choose to be happy, or miserable. You can choose to do the right thing, or the wrong thing. It's up to you.

“By knowing that you can fail and making the choice to take the risk you will be setting yourself up for success and not failure.” – Jennifer N. Smith

There are many reasons why people shy away from failure. We're all afraid of what others will think of us, or how we'll look in the eyes of our Maker. But, if you want to be successful, you have to be willing to risk failure. Many people don't realize that they can and should fail in order to succeed. This is a daring mindset, but it's one that will lead to great things in life.

“We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals.” – Stephen Covey

 This is a message that we often forget to live by. The reason is that oftentimes, we are led down a certain path by our circumstances. However, if we learn how to creatively direct our lives, we can create the life that we want.

“And we have complete control over our own attitude. We are the ones we decide how we feel, how we look at things, how we react.” – Catherine Pulsifer

There's a popular saying that goes "Attitude is everything." And for the most part, it's true. Our thoughts and feelings control our behavior. We're the ones who decide how we react to things, no matter what's going on around us. But there are some things out of our control, too. One of those is our attitude. Fortunately, we have complete control over our own attitude.

“Did you know that to worry about a situation you are making a conscious choice to do so?” – Mike C. Adams

Worrying can help us prepare for possible problems, and make better decisions. However, if worrying becomes excessive or destructive, it can lead to anxiety and depression. Here are some tips on how to worry in a healthy way.

“Addicts cannot change the abuse suffered in childhood. They cannot undo the choices they have made or the hurt they have caused. But they can change the future – through the power they have in the present moment.” – Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hanselman

 Addiction is a disease that takes control of someone's life, and it needs to be treated as such. People who are addicted need help, not scorn. They need to be given a chance to get their lives back on track and to provide for themselves and their families.

“We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves.” –Thomas Merton

We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves if we want to live meaningful, fulfilling lives. The first step is recognizing and accepting who we are, no matter how different from the roles society has conditioned us to believe we should be. Only then can we begin to develop the courage and understanding to act on our true desires.

“We really have to protect people from wrong choices.” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

 It's not just about making sure they have the right information, but also that they don't make decisions based on impulses or emotional responses. We need to provide them with the support they need to make the right choices, and we need to be there to help them if they make a mistake.

“Life presents many choices, the choices we make determine our future.” – Catherine Pulsifer

The choices we make in life determine our future. It is important to be aware of the consequences of our actions and make wise decisions. There are many paths we can take in life, but the outcome of our choices is ultimately what determines our fate. We must be careful not to let our circumstances dictate our future, but instead use them as a stepping stone to achieve our goals. With the right attitude and focus, anything is possible.

“The choices we make every minute of every day can contribute to making someone’s life a little bit better or worse even without intending to.” – Chikamso Efobi

Every decision we make throughout the day can have a significant impact on our lives, both positively and negatively. Some small choices can add up to a lot over time, while others may have little or no immediate effect.

“It’s the way they live. It’s the life that was created for them. It’s the same life that you would have if you had not been chosen as my successor.” - Lois Lowry, The Giver

The way they live is a life that was created for them. It's the same life that you would have if you had not been chosen as my successor. They were born with this life, and they will die with this life. They don't know anything else. They're not supposed to know anything else.

“In my experience working with a variety of people over several decades, far too many individuals choose to be anonymous members of the pack, therefore suffering from the inner remorse that makes them feel like failures, filled with conflict and resentment and wondering what the meaning of life is.”- Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

 This is because when we are anonymous, we can avoid responsibility for our actions. Instead, we are able to blame others for our mistakes. This is a bad habit that we need to break. We need to take responsibility for our own actions and learn from our mistakes.

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