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Choices Quotes

34 of the best book quotes about choices
  1. #1
    “Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.”
  2. #2
    “If everything’s the same, then there aren’t any choices! I want to wake up in the morning and decide things!”
  3. #3
    “The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters. We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.”
  4. #4
    “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
    I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference.”
  5. #5
    “You always have a choice. It’s just that some people make the wrong one.”
  6. #6
    “Your life is your party. You get to choose how you invite people and experiences and things into it.”
  7. #7
    “Choices, numberless as grains of sand, had layered and compressed, coalescing into sediment, then into rock, until all was set in stone.”
  8. #8
    “For her, choices were simple; either there was an action she could take to improve the situation, in which case she took it, or there was not, and everything else said on the subject was so much meaningless noise.”
  1. #9
    “With all the risks they were taking, love was probably the most dangerous choice of all.”
  2. #10
    “Every day you’re choosing who you are and what you believe about yourself, and you’re setting the standards for the relationships in your life. Every day is a chance to start over.”
  3. #11
    Two things cannot be in one place. “Where, you tend a rose, my lad / A thistle cannot grow.”
  4. #12
    “Oh, I kept the first for another day!
    Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
    I doubted if I should ever come back.”
  5. #13
    “Run mad as often as you choose, but do not faint!”
  6. #14
    “I dwell in Possibility –
    A fairer House than Prose –
    More numerous of Windows –
    Superior – for Doors –”
  7. #15
    “When things don’t go right, go left.”
  8. #16
    “There’s small choice in rotten apples.”
  1. #17
    “Better never means better for everyone... It always means worse, for some.”
  2. #18
    “It was as simple as that. Once he had yearned for choice. then, when he had had a choice, he had made the wrong one: the choice to leave. And now he was starving.
    But if he had stayed...
    His thoughts continued. If he had stayed, he would have starved in other ways. He would have lived a life hungry for feelings, for color, for love.”
    author
    Lois Lowry
    book
    The Giver
    character
    Jonas
    concepts
    LoveChoices
  3. #19
    “I’m just going to do what I want now, and let the chips fall where they may.”
  4. #20
    “Chinese parents believe that they know what is best for their children and therefore override all of their children’s own desires and preferences.”
  5. #21
    “What if they were allowed to choose their own mate? And chose wrong?”
    author
    Lois Lowry
    book
    The Giver
    character
    Jonas
    concepts
    MarriageChoices
  6. #22
    “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
  7. #23
    “It’s the choosing that’s important, isn’t it?”
    author
    Lois Lowry
    book
    The Giver
    character
    The Giver
    concept
    Choices
  8. #24
    “With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.”
  1. #25
    “Freely they stood who stood, and fell who fell.”
  2. #26
    “Ever morning, until you dead in the ground, you gone have to make this decision. You gone have to ask yourself, “Am I gone believe what them fools say about me today?”
  3. #27
    “Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead,” said Scrooge. “But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change. Say it is thus with what you show me!”
  4. #28
    ″‘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. Is its pattern strange to you?‘”
  5. #29
    “She had a lot of confidence, and, as long as it wasn’t me forcing it on her, she loved a challenge.”
  6. #30
    “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.”
  7. #31
    “A person may dislike his choice, but he will stand by it because, even in the worst circumstances, he believes that it was the best option available to him at the time.”
  8. #32
    “I can’t live a life torn between that which exists—and you.”
  1. #33
    “Suffer love,--a good epithet! I do suffer love indeed, for I love thee against my will.”
  2. #34
    “You only get one life. It’s actually your duty to live it as fully as possible.”
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