Edgar A. Guest
You are the person who has to decide. Whether you'll do it or toss it aside; You are the person who makes up your mind. Whether you'll lead or will linger behind. Whether you'll try for the goal that's afar. Or just be contented to stay where you are.
Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel, we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do, to take the wisdom we've learned and create something.
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
Mans power of choice enables him to think like an angel or a devil, a king or a slave. Whatever he chooses, mind will create and manifest.
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
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.
Robert F. Bennett
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.
A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away.
It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny.
My mother's menu consisted of two choices: Take it or leave it.
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