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"A bad decision well implemented is better than a brilliant decision not well implemented." - Peter Schutz

"Every bad decision I've made has been based on money." - Eddie Murphy

"When I made the decision - when my team-mates made that decision, when the whole peloton made that decision - it was a bad decision and an imperfect time. But it happened." - Lance Armstrong

"Perhaps selling your children, your future, just happened one bad decision at a time." - Janette Rallison

"The electronic town hall allows for speedy communications and bad decision-making." - David Shenk

"There's more to us than the moment we made a bad decision." - Jenji Kohan

"A very simple bad decision is to get into debt. And that is very expensive." - Dan Ariely

"Boredom is usually what spurs either bad decisions or any decision at all." - Amy Seimetz

"Changing our decision sets up a bad habit. It reinforces decision-making as an expression of bewilderment and ignorance, instead of wisdom and freedom." - Sakyong Mipham

"I think the worst decision is usually no decision. If you make the wrong decision you can usually course-correct, but if you don't make it, you've already made it, and it's usually the bad one." - Roger Ailes

"Take responsibility for your last bad decision, and then let it go. Don't blame others or make excuses for yourself." - Deepak Chopra

"There is no stigma attached to recognizing a bad decision in time to install a better one." - Laurence J Peter

"The whole point of life is learning to live with the consequences of the bad decision we've made." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Take ownership of every decision you make because you will be hold responsible for the film, whether good or bad." - David Fincher

"I stand by every decision I've made throughout my career and my life, good or bad, up or down." - David Coverdale

"We constantly feel stressed, overwhelmed and guilty.It's our own fault if we're unhappy. It means we made a bad decision." - Renata Salecl

"We had a bad court. Got a bad decision, had a court that's been overturned I may be wrong but I think it's 80% of the time." - Donald Trump

"If someone you know makes a bad decision or uses bad judgment, it doesn't mean you have to allow that to alter your attitude. Why should you allow anyone else's bad decisions to send you into a tailspin of misery?" - Joyce Meyer

"Although the decision to get a dog can seem light on the surface, it's actually a long-term commitment much like a human mate. The consequences of a bad decision can be difficult for everyone involved." - Elizabeth Holmes

"I think electric cars can help save Detroit. They reflect good decision-making, and there has been bad decision making in the auto industry for so long, in my view." - Chris Paine

"When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision." - Ronald Reagan

"If someone tells you he is going to make a "realistic decision," you immediately understand that he has resolved to do something bad." - Mary Mccarthy

"I think Joe Biden made correct decision for him and his family. Personally,I would rather run agianst Hillary [Clinton] because her record is so bad." - Donald Trump

"All broken hearts are circumstantial. Every lovelorn jerk is the victim of bad timing, good intentions, and someone else's poor decision making." - Joshua Ferris

"They're not role models. So for me it was a bad decision, because of my fans and because of what I stand for." - Miley Cyrus

"No misery or bad situation is ever infinite or final until we make a conscious decision for it to be so. ~ Inferno" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"If you're making a long-term decision for a short-term gain, you're in trouble. If you don't believe me, just ask someone who's in a bad relationship." - Alan Robert Neal

"All broken hearts are circumstantial. Every lovelorn jerk is the victim of bad timing, good intentions, and someone else's poor decision making." - Joshua Ferris

"All broken hearts are circumstantial. Every lovelorn jerk is the victim of bad timing, good intentions, and someone else's poor decision making." - Joshua Ferris

"Guard yourself and your conscience no one else will and know that a bad decision at the right time can destroy you far more surely than any bullet!" - James Clavell

"If no-one comes from the future to stop doing it, then how bad of a decision can it really be?" - Will Ferrell

"In all situations where bad design decisions were made, people lacked some information that would have helped them make the right decision." - Jared Spool

"The impact on a customer of a bad buying decision is usually greater than the impact of a salesperson of a lost deal." - Donal Daly

"I grew up learning from a father who said, 'When you make a mistake or you make a bad decision, you man up and take responsibility.'" - Lane Garrison

"If someone tells you he is going to make a 'realistic decision,' you immediately understand that he has resolved to do something bad." - Mary Mccarthy

"If someone tells you he is going to make a 'realistic decision', you immediately understand that he has resolved to do something bad." - Mary Mccarthy

"Good mothers make all kinds of choices. Making a decision that might sound selfish does not make a woman a bad mother." - Jada Pinkett Smith

"University administrators are the equivalent of subprime mortgage brokers selling you a story that you should go into debt massively, that it's not a consumption decision, it's an investment decision. Actually, no, it's a bad consumption decision. Most colleges are four-year parties." - Peter Thiel

"I don't make the decision about what percentage of good guy or bad guy I play. For some reason, if I put my energy into the bad guy, that scares people. It's magic." - Rutger Hauer

"Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst." - C S Lewis

"Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages." - Frank Pittman

"I'm a really bad liar." - Daniel Craig

"A decision is made with the brain. A commitment is made with the heart. Therefore, a commitment is much deeper and more binding than a decision" - Nido R Qubein

"Withholding a decision is a decision." - Orson Scott Card

"No decision is, in itself, a decision." - William James

"There's a lot of reasons why deadline-driven may actually - it's not necessarily a bad thing, it just all it does is it speeds up and makes you a little proactive about decision making." - David Allen

"Far from being a bad thing to seek advice, you must, on the contrary, do so when the matter is of any importance, or when we cannot come to a clear decision on our own." - Vincent de Paul

"Regret isn't good. Every decision one makes in life is made for a reason or another. Whenever something bad happens, I go, 'This is happening for a reason', or, 'This is going to teach me something'." - Kate Winslet

"No doubt I do act in 'bad faith' when I deliberately avoid facing an honest decision and follow the conventional pattern of behavior in order to be spared the anxiety that comes when one is... thrown into seventy thousand fathoms." - John Macquarrie

"In the usual (though certainly not in every) public decision on economic policy, the choice is between courses that are almost equally good or equally bad. It is the narrowest decisions that are most ardently debated." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"I play the guitar. I taught myself how to play the guitar, which was a bad decision... because I didn't know how to play it, so I was a shitty teacher. I would never have went to me." - Mitch Hedberg

"I would say my best decision I ever made was to pursue my dream and give it my all. Thankfully, I have not yet made really bad decisions, I'm the kind of person to play it on the safe side." - Zendaya

"Acting is everything to me and it's at the core of every decision. Whatever importance costumes, details, lights, camera, dialogue and everything else have, if the acting is bad, cheap, or overdone everything else is just gone." - Xavier Dolan

"Certainly there are times in all of our lives when bad things happen, or things don't turn out as we had hoped. But that's when we we must a decision that we're going to be happy inspite of our circumstances." - Joel Osteen

"The President of the United States, if you remove his blackness, then just ask the question, is he a good President or is he a bad President for the United States? Just remove the blackness and make that decision." - Ken Hutcherson

"Any bailout of a private company is a bad decision by our federal government. Private companies have the right to succeed, but they also should have the right to fail." - Matt Salmon

"Aching all over, we reached level ground again, and Mr. Christy withdrew his claims, and agreed that no road anywhere else could possibly be so bad as a Mexican road; a decision which later experiences only served to confirm." - Edward Burnett Tylor

"I made the decision when I came to Seagram that it had to be OK that my public persona would be bad. It's the downside of a family business: anything good is because I'm somebody's son; otherwise, I'm a schmuck." - Edgar Bronfman Jr

"The truth is not always the same as the majority decision." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Indecision is a decision." - Jason Evert

"Decision-making is lonely." - Colin Powell

"Decision equals destiny." - Tony Robbins

"Happiness is a decision." - Michael J Fox

"Finally, you're right about one point, your entire way of thinking is predicted by what you're immersed in so you know you won't make a bad decision. You can make a bad decision but it's still in the good sphere normally if you work well. You're prepared to face a crew who wants to know everything and poses a hundred questions a minute, because you know you have good reflexes and can respond very quickly." - Michel Hazanavicius

"Let me tell you about the travel ban. We had a very smooth rollout of the travel ban. But we had a bad court. Got a bad decision. We had a court that's been overturned. Again, may be wrong, but I think it's 80 percent of the time, a lot. We're going to keep going with that decision. We're going to put in a new executive order." - Donald Trump

"So much of what I've learned, so much of what's good in my life, was learned because something bad happened, or from making the wrong decision. Through bad decisions I learned how to find the ways to make the right ones." - Cheryl Strayed

"John McCain from the very beginning has been unflinchingly loyal to Sarah Palin. He has never thrown her under the bus. He has never conceded it was a bad decision to pick her. He has never ever said a bad word against her." - Rachel Maddow

"I probably made a few pictures I shouldn't have done, but I have four sons and I have to pay the rent. If you have a decision to make about whether or not you can buy groceries at the market or whether or not you're going to make a bad movie, you're going to make a bad movie." - Michael Madsen

"We are deluged with information. We have to process now three times as much data as we would have done 50 years ago. We're bombarded with tweets, with emails - a state of continuous disruption - and that's bad for our decision making and bad for our thinking." - Noreena Hertz

"The best decision is the right decision. The next best decision is the wrong decision. The worst decision is no decision." - Scott Mcnealy

"We think abortion is a bad thing." - Kate Michelman

"bitter is a bad way to live!" - Margaret Haddix

"I want to win too bad." - Paula Creamer

"I was so horrifically bad at tennis." - Ted Cruz

"I don't think bonuses are always bad." - Andrew Cuomo

"Sickness seizes the body from bad ventilation." - Ovid

"Decision-making is difficult because, by its nature, it involves uncertainty. If there was no uncertainty, decisions would be easy! The uncertainty exists because we don't know the future, we don't know if the decision we make will lead to the best possible outcome. Cognitive science has taught us that relying on our gut or intuition often leads to bad decisions, particularly in cases where statistical information is available. Our guts and our brains didn't evolve to deal with probabilistic thinking." - Daniel Levitin

"So when somebody asks me to make a decision about a situation, I don't offer a solution, I ask a question: What are our options? Give me the good, give me the bad, give me the pretty, give me the ugly, give me the impossible, give me the possible, give me the convenient, give me the inconvenient. Give me the options. All I want are options. And once I have all the options before me, then I comfortably and confidently make my decision." - Jim Rohn

"The way innovating companies are designed leaves ambiguities, overlaps, decision conflicts or decision vacuums in some parts of the organisation. People rail at this, curse it-and invent innovative ways to overcome it." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"Character is both formed and revealed by how one deals with everyday situations as well as extraordinary pressures and temptations. Like a well-made tower, character is built stone by stone, decision by decision." - Michael Josephson

"A decision made from fear is always the wrong decision." - Tony Robbins

"Almost any decision is better than no decision at all." - Brian Tracy

"The Ultimate decision, the fastest decision there is, is ACTION!" - L Ron Hubbard

"When a decision has to be made, make it. There is no totally right time for anything." - George S Patton

"Structure your presentation so that you appeal to the different interests of the different decision-makers involved." - Brian Tracy

"The decision to speak out is the vocation and lifelong peril by which the intellectual must live." - Kay Boyle

"You cannot make a mistake, you can only make a decision that will be your next best step." - Neale Donald Walsch

"The worst decision is indecision." - Ryan Harwood

"Indecision becomes decision with time." - Anonymous

"Each brushstroke is a decision." - Robert Motherwell

"Not making a decision is actually a decision. It's the decision to stay the same." - Lysa TerKeurst

"Often any decision, even the wrong decision, is better than no decision." - Ben Horowitz

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Sometimes bad is bad." - Huey Lewis

"Bad for the sake of bad is boring to me and not believable." - Bryan Cranston

"You know in politics you are dealing in the realm of choices. You don't always have clear-cut decision between a thoroughly principled position and a thoroughly unprincipled one. You're making snap decisions with paucity of information, generally trying to do the best that you can, but you will make errors, and sometimes it's a decision between a bad and a worse alternative. It has to be done, because we need to order our society, and of politics it can literally be said: Bad job, but someone's got to do it." - Peter Costello

"[T]here's a good reason to stay pessimistic about deficits as far as the eye can see. It's called the 'news' media. Legislators who want to get re-elected will clearly want to avoid any spending decision that will create bad national publicity, and our news media, the manufacturers of bad national publicity, will send crying victims down the assembly line at the slightest thought of a social spending cut or freeze. Exhibit A is Sen. Jim Bunning." - L. Brent Bozell, Jr.

"You can't blame science for being used for evil purposes. What you can do is say, 'This is an exceedingly powerful tool.' And you want to make sure it is used for good purposes, not bad ones. That is a political decision." - Richard Dawkins

"Most of my actor friends dont believe its possible to let go of it and be happy, and for a while that was true for me. For the first two years I ached, every day. And I had such bad dreams. But then I made the decision to start working on my little shop and all that went away." - Genie Francis

"There are no simple answers in life. There is a good and bad in everyone and everything. No decision is made without consequence. No road is taken that doesn't lead to another. What's important is that those roads always be kept open, for there's no telling what wonder they might lead to." - D J Machale

"To all the kids who looked up to me, I'm truly sorry for letting you down but I hope it's helped you learn that one bad decision can turn your dream into a nightmare, there is no excuse for domestic violence and I apologize for the horrible mistake I made." - Ray Rice

"My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don't think Kennedy should have done it. I don't think Johnson should have done it, and I don't think we should have done it." - Richard Nixon

"The art of never making a mistake is crucial to motherhood. To be effective and to gain the respect she needs to function, a mother must have her children believe she has never engaged in sex, never made a bad decision, never caused her own mother a moment's anxiety, and was never a child." - Erma Bombeck

"Certainly there are times in all of our lives when bad things happen, or things do' turn out as we had hoped. But that's when we we must a decision that we"re going to be happy inspite of our circumstances." - Joel Osteen

"We say it's a modern American Western - two gunslingers who ride into town, fight the bad guys, kiss the girl and ride out into the sunset again. And we were always talking from the very beginning that if you're going to have cowboys, they need a trusty horse. -Eric Kripke on the decision to add the Impala" - Eric Kripke

"I don't like the idea of telling private business owners - I abhor racism. I think it's a bad business decision to exclude anybody from your restaurant - but, at the same time, I do believe in private ownership. But I absolutely think there should be no discrimination in anything that gets any public funding." - Rand Paul

"Human life occurs only once, and the reason we cannot determine which of our decisions are good and which bad is that in a given situation we can make only one decision; we are not granted a second, third, or fourth life in which to compare various decisions." - Milan Kundera

"Every bad decision I've made has been based on money. I grew up in the projects and you don't turn down money there. You take it, because you never know when it's all going to end. I made Cop III because they offered me $15 million. That $15 million was worth having Roger Ebert's thumb up my ass." - Eddie Murphy

"He had been someone before. That person had been the result of a lifetime of choices, good and bad. And like it or not, he was drawing closer to that identity now. Not the freedom of infinite variety, but the tyranny of a decision made, a path walked, a life lived. What if he didn't like the view" - Marcus Sakey

"There's no doubt in my mind that sleep deprivation is the hidden number one cause of arguments and cybersex. I'm convinced that countless good relationships end and bad ones begin because of chronic fatigue. Never make a major decision until after you've taken a nap." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"We say it's a modern American Western - two gunslingers who ride into town, fight the bad guys, kiss the girl and ride out into the sunset again. And we were always talking from the very beginning that if you're going to have cowboys, they need a trusty horse. -Eric Kripke on the decision to add the Impala" - Eric Kripke

"Coming back is the thing that enables you to see how all the dots in your life are connected, how one decision leads you another, how one twist of fate, good or bad, brings you to a door that later takes you to another door, which aided by several detours-long hallways and unforeseen stairwells-eventually puts you in the place you are now." - Ann Patchett

"No decision-making system is going to guarantee corporate success. The strategic decisions that corporations have to make are of mind-numbing complexity. But we know that the more power you give a single individual in the face of complexity and uncertainty, the more likely it is that bad decisions will get made." - James Surowiecki

"I tend to agree with my husband, that to continue the conversation about something that is an important topic, particularly now, which is that of gun control, through his narrative, which is actually what's happened, I don't think it was a conscious decision of, "That's what we're going to do," but that's what seems to have happened, and that's not a bad thing." - Katey Sagal

"I quit the Knicks so I know what quitting is, I did. I quit. And it's something I regret to this day. I live with it every day and I regret it. And I let my emotions come into it. And I was just emotionally spent. I made a bad decision and I quit." - Jeff Van Gundy

"I find it very, very hard doing what the law on DACA says exactly to do, and you know, the law is rough. I'm not talking about new laws. I'm talking the existing law is very rough. As far as the new order, the new order is going to be very much tailored to the - what I consider to be a very bad decision." - Donald Trump

"I think choosing Steve Bannon as a chief strategist this is a stunning, historic decision for Donald Trump in a bad way. Stephen Bannon has said - and you`ve got to lay this out a little bit so people understand it - that he wanted Breitbart, the news service, the far-right news service, to be a platform for the alt-right." - David Corn

"It is well known that homosexuality is a criminal offense in the United States, in four US states. If it is good or bad, we know the decision of the Constitutional Court, but this problem has not been dealt with yet, it is still being addressed by the legislation of the Unites States. It is not the case in Russia." - Vladimir Putin

"My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don't think Kennedy should have done it. I don't think Johnson should have done it, and I don't think we should have done it." - Richard M. Nixon

"Sexism in politics is nothing new when you're standing for election. But don't stand for election and it's almost as bad. Shockingly, David Cameron thought it acceptable to claim this week that my decision not to run for the Labour leadership was because my husband, Ed Balls, "stopped [me] from standing." - Yvette Cooper

"Most of my actor friends don't believe it's possible to let go of it and be happy, and for a while that was true for me. For the first two years I ached, every day. And I had such bad dreams. But then I made the decision to start working on my little shop and all that went away." - Genie Francis

"Both of my sisters have been teachers and they used to say you get asked between 300 and 600 questions every day which you have to answer. That's exactly what directing is. And the vast majority of those questions are not very interesting really, but they need somebody to make a decision - a good one or a bad one - and they follow it." - Danny Boyle

"There are so many opportunities to make a bad decision in building a robot company on top of all the normal ways that entrepreneurs screw up that it is incredibly difficult to truly create value because it is so cost-sensitive." - Colin Angle

"Generally, there are no lightning bolts or magical signs that tell you when it is time to get divorced. When the bad starts outweighing the good on a consistent basis, you may feel that taking the next step is appropriate. It is a very personal decision and most likely should be arrived upon with the help of some kind of counseling or support." - Laura Wasser

"As a coach, one thing that used to frustrate me was one player would make a bad decision, and that's all you would read about in the papers all over the country. We have so many athletes do so many wonderful things for other people, and you never read about it." - Lou Holtz

"For good or bad, there is a certain level of generalisation when it comes to my work. I want to break that perception. My decision to direct 'Bombay Talkies' or to present 'The Lunchbox' is an attempt to do that. These are the films that gel well with my sensibility, and it's unfortunate, it's not the perception out there." - Karan Johar

"My greatest peace is at the ocean, which was part of my decision to move out of Manhattan. A real treat is a trip to the beach. One of my favorites is Capri, and I love Mexico, but no matter where it is, it's really difficult to be in a bad mood when you're sitting on the sand, listening to the ocean." - Rachel Roy

"Discrimination is a bad bad bad thing." - Emily Saliers

"Great marketing only makes a bad product fail faster." - David Ogilvy

"Never make bad predictions, especially about the futture." - Casey Stengel

"You got to be bad before you're good." - Ken Harrelson

"Attitudes determine our actions, for good or bad." - Dwight L Moody

"If you win through bad sportsmanship that's no real victory." - Babe Didrikson Zaharias

"There's no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing" - Ranulph Fiennes

"Why kill good people just to get a bad man?" - Loudon Wainwright Iii

"A bad cause seldom fails to betray itself." - James Madison

"To downgrade the human mind is bad theology." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Elegance has a bad effect on my constitution." - Louisa May Alcott

"Imagination is a good servant, and a bad master." - Agatha Christie

"The bad reviews get to me, believe me." - Daniel Craig

"Stopping bad things is a significant public service." - Ted Cruz

"America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, bad-ass speed." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"The gifts of bad men bring no good with them." - Euripides

"When you have a bad day, a really bad day, try to treat the world better than it treated you." - Patrick Stump

"Bad laws make bad customs." - Jane Aiken Hodge

"Bad beliefs make bad behavior." - Warren Akin Candler

"It's bad. It's damned bad." - Abraham Lincoln

"I am according to my slave's expectations of me: if good, then good, and if bad, then bad." - Alaa Al Aswany

"The strength of collective decision making and political responsibility is not only a question of recognizing other people's ability. It is also recognizing one's own limitations." - Aruna Roy



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