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"Bad decisions, good intentions." - Drake

"Bad decisions made with good intentions, are still bad decisions." - James C Collins

"Taxes cause the most bad business decisions." - James Cook

"Everybody get drunk and make bad decisions." - Gilbert Arenas

"My life is littered with bad decisions." - Will Forte

"Good people can do bad things, make bad decisions. It doesn't make them bad people." - Sonia

"Good decisions come from experience. Experience comes from making bad decisions." - Mark Twain

"Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions." - Anonymous

"Even bad decisions usually result in good lessons learned." - Cynthia Addai-Robinson

"Men in their late 50s often make very bad decisions." - Paul Theroux

"Life is simple. Make good decisions and good things happen. Make bad decisions and bad things happen." - Dick Vitale

"My bad luck got tangled up with my bad decisions, and I'm paying for it." - Patrick Rothfuss

"People go down bad paths and they make bad decisions, but it's always justified in their head." - Maisie Williams

"I've made more bad decisions at 3 in the morning then I can list!" - Tim Gunn

"There are no bad people, there are people with insufficient information to make appropriate decisions." - Jacque Fresco

"Things usually make sense in time, and even bad decisions have their own kind of correctness." - Miranda July

"Don't mourn over your bad decisions. Just start overcoming them with good ones." - Joyce Meyer

"If you make enough bad decisions, every once in a while things work out for you." - Geoff Ramsey

"Our military has been greatly weakened by a lot of bad decisions and other things." - Donald Trump

"I find it hard to take chances that might mean making bad decisions." - Paul Walker

"I'm horrible with money. I make bad business decisions every hour of the day." - Melissa Harris-Perry

"It's easy to make good decisions when there are no bad options." - Robert Half

"Good decisions can have bad short-term outcomes but be great for the business long-term." - Gerry Schwartz

"If you start thinking you're invincible, you start making bad decisions." - Kevin Feige

"Bangkok, like Las Vegas, sounds like a place where you make bad decisions." - Todd Phillips

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

"Even the simplest things, I'm guilty of making really bad decisions a lot of the time." - Michelle Williams

"When I first got into business, I made a lot of bad decisions." - Daymond John

"Poor decisions and bad luck are contingencies of most horror films." - Wesley Morris

"The problems we face, did not come down from the heavens. They are made, they are made by bad human decisions, and good human decisions can change them." - Bernie Sanders

"Foreign policy is all about a universe of bad decisions, imperfect decisions; every situation is different. The dynamics, the atmospherics, the people, the pressures, the geopolitical realities shift." - Chuck Hagel

"The more decisions we make in a day, the more likely we are to make bad decisions - because deciding wears us down. You start making decisions in the morning, and by the middle of the afternoon, you're running on fumes." - Mehmet Oz

"That's why I made decisions; they were tough decisions but we shouldn't feel bad at all - don't look back with any regrets, that's how I made decisions as governor." - Scott Mccallum

"Children learn how to make good decisions by making decisions, not by following directions." - Alfie Kohn

"I take a lull from my CamelBak and choke at its potency. It tastes like bad decisions. It's perfect." - Tucker Max

"When you are angry, you make bad decisions in direct proportion to the level of your anger." - W E B Griffin

"People turn to meditation because they want to make good decisions, break bad habits & bounce back better from disappointments." - Sharon Salzberg

"Start taking bad decisions and it will take you to a place where others only dream of being." - Paul Arden

"That's what's wrong with the country. There are too many 'good soldiers' accepting too many bad decisions." - Shirley Chisholm

"We've all made bad decisions, but they haven't always been resulting in the deaths of innocent people." - Bruce Campbell

"Making bad decisions and choosing the wrong partner can ruin your life for a long time, perhaps forever." - Karrine Steffans

"I admire David Lynch so much, and I think he made some bad decisions with Lost Highway." - Greg Egan

"A woman does not have to make decisions based on the need to survive. She can cut through issues, call shots as she sees them....Many bad decisions are made by men in government because it is good for them personally to make bad public decisions." - Dianne Feinstein

"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

"Seeking an acquisition from the start is more than just bad advice for an entrepreneur. For the entrepreneur it leads to short term tactical decisions rather than company-building decisions and in my view often reduces the probability of success." - Vinod Khosla

"Young people in the business have grown up and made the wrong decisions, or bad decisions, and haven't been good role models. To be someone that people look up to is important to me." - Justin Bieber

"In life you make the small decisions with your head and the big decisions with your heart." - Omid Kordestani

"Quick decisions are unsafe decisions." - Sophocles

"When I get into a bad mood, I do sports and then everythings OK. And then I go and make decisions, however painful they may be." - Dmitry Medvedev

"Only losers make decisions when things are bad. The time to rejig your life is the time when it's seemingly smooth." - Doug Coupland

"I think the biggest single thing that causes difficulty in the business world is the short-term view. We become obsessed with it. But it forces bad decisions." - James Sinegal

"He'd undone all he could. You can be sorry, and you can be forgiven, but you can't call back the futures that your bad decisions lost" - Orson Scott Card

"But with your life you make a few bad decisions, get unlucky a few times, whatever, but you have to keep going, right?" - Cecelia Ahern

"He"d undone all he could. You can be sorry, and you can be forgiven, but you ca' call back the futures that your bad decisions lost" - Orson Scott Card

"Made my bed and here I lie, try to hold my head up high. Lying to myself sometimes, bad decisions but I, I won't cry." - Bruce Hornsby

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

"We can make mistakes about what we ought to do, and these are not the same as making bad decisions about what to do." - Allen W. Wood

"In various memoir pieces, I have traced the trajectory of yearning through decisions made, good and bad, that had somehow kept the ambition on track." - Shirley Geok-lin Lim

"Drugs and alcohol were ruling my life. I made a lot of bad decisions while I was drinking alcohol. The first thing I stopped was cigarettes and tobacco." - Ozzy Osbourne

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

"It's amazing that no matter how much money you have, you can make some bad decisions, and in five months you're on the street, begging." - Paz De La Huerta

"We, as conservative intellectuals, should not be in the business of making excuses for bad parliamentary decisions by Republican leaders in Congress." - David Frum

"Only losers make decisions when things are bad. The time to rejig your life is the time when it's seemingly smooth." - Douglas Coupland

"When I get into a bad mood, I do sports and then everything's OK. And then I go and make decisions, however painful they may be." - Dmitry Medvedev

"Never negotiate with kids. They don't have life experience, and they don't have repercussions for bad decisions; they still get fed and housed." - Gene Simmons

"I felt that my decisions, whether good or bad, would always be supported by my parents, because I was loved and respected." - Tom Sturridge

"To shoot a conventional film means that you are always covering yourself. You are putting nets and, in a way, letting bad decisions take over." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"I really do know what I want with my life. I think that keeps me from making bad decisions and spending time doing stuff I don't enjoy." - Tove Styrke

"Bad news travels fast." - Proverbs

"I'm bad at golf." - Seth Macfarlane

"I wont ever put myself in a bad position so that people can say bad things about me. I make smart decisions, and my friends and my family, they are all there for the right reason." - Derrick Rose

"I won't ever put myself in a bad position so that people can say bad things about me. I make smart decisions, and my friends and my family, they are all there for the right reason." - Derrick Rose

"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

"They really are bad shots." - Charles De Gaulle

"Bad gains are true losses." - Benjamin Franklin

"Hard cases make bad law." - Proverbs

"I was a bad journalist." - David Brock

"A bad cause will ever be supported by bad means and bad men." - Thomas Paine

"No one really has a bad life. Not even a bad day. Just bad moments." - Regina Brett

"Bad food is made without pride, by cooks who have no pride, and no love. Bad food is made by chefs who are indifferent, or who are trying to be everything to everybody, who are trying to please everyone... Bad food is fake food... food that shows fear and lack of confidence in people's ability to discern or to make decisions about their lives." - Anthony Bourdain

"Just because you are embarrassed to admit that you're still living the consequences of bad decisions made 5, 10, 20 years ago shouldn't stop you from making good decisions now. If you let pride stop you, you will hate life 5, 10, and 20 years from now for the same reasons." - Tim Ferriss

"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

"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

"Everybody makes bad decisions. I am sure I have made my share of them over 40 years of service. Or I have made good decisions and have been overruled. The real challenge, when you are overruled, is to remember who the boss is and don't take it personally." - Colin Powell

"I talk to a lot of women who have difficult times who are suffering. I really want women to be encouraged and to have hope because things can get better. Make good decisions, stop making bad ones, because we have to take responsibility too. But make good decisions and really the future will be a lot better for your kids - and yourself." - Michele Bachmann

"I want them [female fans] to not be afraid to live life, to not be afraid to make bad decisions because there are a lot of lessons and blessings in those decisions. Sometimes, if you don't fall into the pit, you won't reach out to God." - Karrine Steffans

"You have a brain and mind of your own. Use it, and reach your own decisions" - Napoleon Hill

"Clutter is postponed decisions." - Barbara

"Let principles make decisions." - Jack Hyles

"Decisions determine destiny." - Thomas S Monson

"I make decisions quickly." - Norbert Leo Butz

"The stock market and the gridiron and the battlefield aren't as tidy as the chessboard, but in all of them, a single, simple rule holds true: make good decisions and you'll succeed; make bad ones and you'll fail." - Garry Kasparov

"I think that's one of the maybe under-discussed aspects of process - the difference between a good writing day and a bad one is the quality of the split-second decisions you made." - George Saunders

"For good-intentioned people making decisions, there's no such thing as a bad choice. So it doesn't matter what you choose. Choose something, then deliberately line up with the choice you make. This is the art of alignment and allowing." - Esther Hicks

"We all make mistakes. Sometimes I think the only point of our miserable lives is simply to learn how to live with the consequences of the bad decisions we've made." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"That's what college is for - getting as many bad decisions as possible out of the way before you're forced into the real world. I keep a checklist of 'em on the wall in my room." - Jeph Jacques

"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

"It's a good idea to prioritize your life and not making drinking the top priority. I think there are aspects of it that definitely illuminate bad decisions and how they'll negatively affect you." - Madeline Zima

"In good times, people turn to Left wing parties, in bad times, they say, well, possibly Left-wing parties can't make those tough decisions... We've got to buck that trend" - Ed Miliband

"When I look at my life now and all the mistakes I've made, all the bad decisions I've made, all the things I could have done differently or done more in, I don't think I would have changed anything." - Apolo Ohno

"Everything beyond getting together felt like a bonus and made everyone feel really relaxed. It's not like people don't scrutinize their own decisions or those of others, of course, but that's both good and bad." - Pontus Winnberg

"Sounds good, doesn't work. Never going to happen. Our country is suffering because people like Secretary [Hillary] Clinton have made such bad decisions in terms of our jobs and in terms of what's going on." - Donald Trump

"I think that when we talk about the regulators and the politicians, the economic consequences of bad decisions back in '08, you know, were devastating, and they had repercussions throughout the world." - Hillary Clinton

"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

"Business is all about learning to balance the short-term, medium-term and long-term and I think it's when things are going well it covers up a lot of mistakes and bad decisions because you're growing so quickly..." - Tony Hsieh

"He'd undone all he could. You can be sorry, and you can be forgiven, but you can't call back the futures that your bad decisions lost. He didn't need no philosopher to tell him that." - Orson Scott Card

"I'm asked, what about criminal prosecution of those on wall street? You know what, it's probably because none of them committed any crimes. They just made some incredibly bad decisions." - Gary Johnson

"You need to be empathetic in your own personal life and we help our neighbors and our friends out who are struggling in our neighborhoods. But we don't make bad decisions based on empathy." - Thomas Sowell

"I have finally accepted that there are consequences to every action. I earned them and they are rightfully mine. There is no time to make bad decisions. Every step is precious. The definition of living is mine." - Tarryn Fisher

"I think that the episodes are like mini horror films really; the characters make bad decisions early on and these things just snowball for them and get worse and worse. And that's what I find funny." - Dave Rowntree

"Writing about what happened to my brother and to my family was awful. It was hard to look back at how much suffering there was and at how certain bad situations were made worse by our decisions." - Akhil Sharma

"Borders had lousy management and made bad corporate decisions, so its fate is less like a terrible accident than a slow-motion slide into a ditch, but it's hard to be happy about a bookseller's demise." - Susan Orlean

"But obviously, we can't afford to make some bad long-term decisions with regard to basic commitments our country has - trade those away for some short-term assistance that may or may not be there a month from now." - Fred Thompson

"Secretary Clinton and I have worked well together, but the Arab Spring is a different question... This administration, collectively, made some very bad decisions, and they now have to climb out of a deep hole." - Jim Webb

"My father was a food lover and a deadbeat dad, and maybe a connection between good food and bad dads was forged early, in the deepest folds of my subconscious, where we make so many decisions about our parents." - J R Moehringer

"My parents are always supportive of anything their kids do. They point out the pros and cons, but they let you make your own decisions, and when it's bad they stick by you." - Eleanor Mondale

"Never feel guilty. Don't hold yourself back by guilt or fear. No other species in the entire world deals with guilt. Guilt is a bizarre emotion that makes you feel bad about decisions that you make." - Sharon Needles

"I know the difference between right and wrong, and I can tell good from bad. But I also know that the more difficult decisions come when we have to choose between good and better. The toughest calls of all are those we have to make between bad and worse." - Oliver North

"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

"A career is measured over the course of the years, not moments. Over good decisions, over successes, not moments, failures, missteps, or bad comments. I learned that I needed to take a step back and look at my career not in that one moment that made me feel really bad, but what I had done not even in the past one or two years or last one or two hires, but that that career is built over many, many, many, many successive quarters and years and good decisions - never, ever made in that one moment where you felt really bad." - Alexis Maybank

"You make decisions and decisions will make you." - Lester Sumrall

"Strictly speaking, we do not make decisions. Decisions make us." - Jose Saramago

"I try to make good decisions as decisions come up." - Ashton Kutcher

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

"Anticipation is a bad sleeping draught." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"When America doesn't act, bad things happen" - Dennis Prager

"Bad promises are better broken than kept." - Abraham Lincoln

"A bad workman blames his tools." - Daphne Du Maurier

"There is only good and bad art." - William Saroyan

"Bad is never good until worse happens." - Proverbs

"Break the leg of a bad habit." - Proverbs

"A bad penny is sure to return." - Proverbs

"The government is promoting bad behavior." - Rick Santelli

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

"Bad literature is a form of treason." - Joseph Brodsky

"Any team can have a bad century." - Jack Brickhouse

"A shamefaced man makes a bad beggar." - Homer

"Nobody is all good or all bad." - Ashley Madekwe

"Only criminals and bloodsuckers reward bad behavior." - Ted Nugent

"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

"Taking chances for the people you care most about is easy. It's hard to take chances that might mean making bad decisions. But when I have to take chances about people I love, relationships, my daughter and immediate family, those decisions are easy. I make them without even thinking about it, it is usually something that just has to be done. You don't question anything, you just go for it." - Paul Walker

"It's not often I get to do a film that turns out good. Plus, there just aren't that many great directors out there. There are a thousand different decisions that need to be made with each script and it's the good directors that can make those decisions. It's a long and complicated process in regards to what looks good on paper. Working on a bad film can be fun too. It can be a good exercise that gets you writing." - Dean Wareham

"Make certain decisions only once." - Spencer W. Kimball

"Your decisions reveal your priorities" - Jeff Van Gundy

"Decisions, they shape our destiny." - Ruta Sepetys

"Today's decisions are tomorrow's realities." - Tim Storey

"I never make conscious decisions." - Anthony Hopkins

"I enjoy making the decisions." - Stuart Pearce

"People often seem to think that when you're following the Lord and trying to do His will, your path will always be clear, the decisions smooth and easy, and life will be lived happily ever after and all that. Sometimes that may be true, but I've found that more often, it's not. The muddled decisions still seem muddled, bad things still happen to believers, and great things can happen to nonbelievers. When it comes to making our decisions, the key that God is concerned with is that we are trusting and seeking Him. God's desire is for us to align our lives with His Word and His will." - Tim Tebow



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