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The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.

You must know that in any moment a decision you make can change the course of your life forever: the very next person stand behind in line or sit next to on an airplane, the very next phone call you make or receive, the very next movie you see or book you read or page you turn could be the one single thing that causes the floodgates to open, and all of the things that you've been waiting for to fall into place.
Some people, however long their experience or strong their intellect, are temperamentally incapable of reaching firm decisions.
If you are struggling to say YES to a question or request, the answer is probably NO
When people ask for time, it's always for time to say no. Yes has one more letter in it, but it doesn't take half as long to say.
All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.
Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader. Don't fall victim to what I call the Ready- Aim-Aim-Aim Syndrome. You must be willing to fire.
The lives of the best of us are spent in choosing between evils.
A decision without the pressure of consequence is hardly a decision at all.
Decision is a sharp knife that cuts or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.
When possible make the decisions now, even if action is in the future. A reviewed decision usually is better than one reached at the last moment.
Business leaders often get credit for the successful decisions that were forced on them.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such circumstances? No more than he can be satisfied with his hat, which he's chosen from among such shapes as the resources of the age offer him, wearing it at best with a resignation which is chiefly supported by comparison.
Once -- many, many years ago -- I thought I made a wrong decision. Of course, it turned out that I had been right all along. But I was wrong to have thought that I was wrong.
Decision making is the specific executive task.
Shelving hard decisions is the least ethical course.
Decisiveness is often the art of timely cruelty.
If you're already in a hole, it's no use to continue digging.
Whenever I make a bum decision, I go out and make another one.
That should be considered long which can be decided but once.
People don't want to know that as a woman, I made my own decision as a woman to leave, It has to be I was so burnt out or in love. [On her decision to quit E.R.]
Do not choose to be wrong for the sake of being different.
You've got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em know when to walk away, know when to run.
The difference is wide that sheets will not decide.
I hate to see things done by halves. If it be right, do it boldly, if it be wrong leave it undone.
Be slow to resolve, but quick in performance.
Everything starts with yourself -- with you making up your mind about what you're going to do with your life. I tell kids that it's a cruel world, and that the world will bend them either left or right, and it's up to them to decide which way to bend.
Every decision you make is a mistake.
Most of our executives make very sound decisions. The trouble is many of them have turned out not to have been right.
Deciding is like SievingDecider is like a SifterDecisions are like Wanted elementsRisks are like Unwanted materialsThe more you reduce unwanted materialsThe more you get the best quality of wanted elements,Before sieving, you don’t know how many times you will sievebecause you don’t know how many unwanted materials are in there.BEST TRICK:SIEVE AS MANY TIMES AS POSSIBLE

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