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Quick Decisions Quotes


"Quick decisions are unsafe decisions." - Sophocles

"Be quick to make decisions, but slow to give up." - Tomonobu Itagaki

"Executive: a man who makes quick decisions and is sometimes right." - Kin Hubbard

"The only people who have quick answers don't have the responsibility of making the decisions." - Clarence Thomas

"An executive is a man who can make quick decisions and is sometimes right." - Elbert Hubbard

"In my life, I often make so-called major decisions by very quick, immediate responses." - Ai Weiwei

"What is really a stretch to me is to make quick decisions." - Ang Lee

"Quick believers need broad shoulders." - George Herbert

"People are so quick to judge and make decisions for themselves about situations they know absolutely nothing about." - Leann Rimes

"Television is so dictated by time constraints that you have to make quick decisions and go with them." - Ted Shackelford

"If quick, I survive. If not quick, I am lost. This is death." - Sun Tzu

"One mark of a good officer, he remembered, was the ability to make quick decisions. If they happen to be right, so much the better." - Larry Niven

"In a way an umpire is like a woman. He makes quick decisions, never reverses them, and doesn't think you're safe when you're out." - Larry Goetz

"The percentage of mistakes in quick decisions is no greater than in long-drawn-out vacillations, and the effect of decisiveness itself makes things go and creates confidence." - Anne O'Hare McCormick

"One mark of a good officer, he remembered, was the ability to make quick decisions. If they happen to be right, so much the better. p. 152" - Larry Niven

"Entrepreneurs make fast decisions and move forward knowing that at best 70% of their decisions are going to be right. They move the ball forward every day. They are quick to spot their mistakes and correct." - Mark Suster

"Another idea that is changing is that the leader must be one who can make quick decisions. The leader to-day is often one who thinks out his decisions very slowly." - Mary Parker Follett

"My authoritarian and quick manner of making decisions led me to have serious problems and to be accused of being ultraconservative. I have never been a right-winger. It was my authoritarian way of making decisions that created problems." - Pope Francis

"Neurotics are awfully quick to notice other people's mentalities ..." - Muriel Spark

"To a quick question, give a slow answer." - Proverbs

"Take heede of still waters, the quick passe away." - George Herbert

"Freedom is the opportunity to make decisions..." - Kenneth Hildebrand

"I haven't always made the right decisions." - George Steinbrenner

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

"Long range planning does not deal with future decisions, but with the future of present decisions." - Peter Drucker

"Music is decisions, and I decide for me what are brilliant decisions." - Gylve Nagell

"Management manages by making decisions and by seeing that those decisions are implemented." - Harold S Geneen

"I love trawling through markets and vintage shops, and I make super-quick decisions about buying clothes. I also have my usual haunts I go to when in specific cities." - Alice Temperley

"A challenge always is good. Normal design does not come under the constraints of a small budget and time frame. But it has helped me to make quick and knowledgeable decisions." - Douglas Wilson

"My prototypical quarterback is a competitive guy that's a winner, somebody that has great athletic instincts, somebody who is very accurate throwing the football, a quick-minded guy who can think fast on his feet and can make decisions quickly, someone who has leadership ability, an understanding of timing and can make really good decisions." - Jim Harbaugh

"Only a newspaper! Quick read, quick lost, Who sums the treasure that it carries hence? Torn, trampled under feet, who counts thy cost, Star-eyed intelligence?" - Mary Clemmer

"I've always been able to make erroneous decisions very quickly." - Herb Kelleher

"Business today is about making decisions amid ambiguity." - Geraldine Laybourne

"Unconscious decisions for action go on constantly inside the head." - Robert E. Ornstein

"Intelligent people make decisions based on opportunity costs." - Charlie Munger

"Your biography is not your destiny, your decisions are." - Tony Robbins

"We should let women make their own decisions." - Tim Kaine

"Decisions of this Court do not have intrinsic authority." - Felix Frankfurter

"Worry retards reaction and makes clear-cut decisions impossible." - Amelia Earhart

"Too much knowledge never makes for simple decisions." - Frank Herbert

"I don't really make decisions, I go with the flow." - Nicole Kidman

"There are so many decisions in making a movie." - Rick Baker

"The team should have implicit confidence in the captain's decisions." - Lord Mountbatten

"The quick lesson that I learned is that none of the fame part is really real." - Carly Rae Jepsen

"Be quick without hurrying." - John Wooden

"If you are going to be rude, be quick about it." - Mason Cooley

"And quick his colour went and came, As fear and rage alternate rose." - Walter Scott

"Tis immortality to die aspiring, As if a man were taken quick to heaven." - George Chapman

"The hearts that dare are quick to feel; The hands that wound are soft to heal." - Bayard Taylor

"Fortune makes quick dispatch, and in a day May strip you bare as beggary itself." - Richard Cumberland

"He will often have to scratch his head, and bite his nails to the quick." - Horace

"In photography, you've got to be quick, quick, quick, quick...Like an animal and a prey." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack go under the limbo stick." - Chubby Checker

"my thoughts are like quick little fish that swim out of my grasp." - Miriam Makeba

"Get this to Grand Central Station as quick as you can!" - Steve Allen

"Forever goes quick." - Joseph Heller

"If I have learned one thing in my 54 years, it is that it is very good for the character to engage in sports which put your life in danger from time to time. It breeds a saneness in dealing with day to day trivialities which probably cannot be got in any other way, and a habit of quick decisions." - Nevil Shute

"We have been quick to assume rights to use water but slow to recognize obligations to preserve and protect it... In short, we need a water ethic-a guide to right conduct in the face of complex decisions about natural systems we do not and cannot fully understand." - Sandra Postel

"Get-rich-quick thinking leads to three basic errors: (1) Getting involved with things you cannot understand; (2) Risking funds you cannot afford to lose, that is, borrowed funds; and (3) Making hasty decisions. Each of these actions violates one or more biblical principles... Together they constitute a sin called greed." - Larry Burkett

"I'm generally slow to anger, quick to forgive, and I take in information before making decisions. So no matter how controversial the decision, my general demeanour is to put on white lab coat and gloves and look at the evidence, weigh the arguments and see what makes sense." - Peter Blair Henry

"For the last ten years or more, I've really been making shopping decisions based on, "Is that what I want to wear forever?" I tend to not have these quick one - night stands or affairs with fashion, because it never suits me anyway. I tend to shop, specifically with heels or shoes, for things that I think, "Yeah, this is a long - term relationship."." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"Hark! I hear the tramp of thousands, And of armed men the hum; Lo, a nation's hosts have gathered Round the quick alarming drum - Saying, Come Freemen, Come! Ere your heritage be wasted, Said the quick alarming drum." - Bret Harte

"Instead of judgment, woman has rather a quick perception of what is fitting, owing to the predominance of her instinctive faculties. The quick perception, indeed, bears the stamp of instinct." - Alexander Walker

"To the quick brow Fame grudges her best wreath While the quick heart to enjoy it throbs beneath: On the dead forehead's sculptured marble shown, Lo, her choice of crown - its flowers are also stone." - John James Piatt

"In a national capital Mirabeau and his set Attacked mystery ; the packed galleries roared And history marched to the drums of a clear idea, The aim of the Rational City, quick to admire, Quick to tire." - W H Auden

"When you're my age, you'll see that it is wiser to make your own decisions than let time make decisions for you." - Charles Finch

"Successful people make their decisions quickly and change their minds slowly. Failures make their decisions slowly and change their minds quickly." - Andy Andrews

"All of my decisions I made when I was a kid were decisions, would my mother and father be proud of." - Ken Venturi

"Quick beleevers neede broad shoulders." - George Herbert

"Quick. Name ten dead redheads." - Doug Coupland

"Quick, someone's coming! Look real!" - Terry Pratchett

"O that grave speech would cumber out quick souls, Like bells that waste the moments with their loudness." - George Eliot

"But now behold, In the quick forge and working-house of thought, How London doth pour out her citizens!" - William Shakespeare

"Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack sat on a candle stick, cause fire is the devil's only friend." - Don Mclean

"Thinking of the sun causes quick beating of my heart - snowy weather comes on the wind lightly drifting." - Anna Akhmatova

"Be quick, but don't hurry." - John Wooden

"Quick. Name ten dead redheads." - Douglas Coupland

"Wine stimulates the mind and makes it quick with heat; care flees and is dissolved in much drink." - Ovid

"Action and care will in time wear down the strongest frame, but guilt and melancholy are poisons of quick dispatch." - Thomas Paine

"Luckily I'm a quick healer." - Heather Mills

"Quick enough, if good enough." - St Jerome

"Clutter is postponed decisions." - Barbara

"Realistically there is no limit to the possibilities. How does an artist make decisions?" - Mike Svob

"You must avoid the investigation trap. You can't postpone tough decisions by studying them to death." - Percy Barnevik

"All models have faults - that doesnt mean you cant use them as tools for making decisions." - Myron Scholes

"Let principles make decisions." - Jack Hyles

"I repeatedly refuse to make any practical decisions. I get a feeling of nausea about practicality." - Francesco Clemente

"Using the 'military decision-making process' is extremely valuable when making policy decisions." - Joe Heck

"Security matters should not be entrusted to people who make decisions without weighing things up." - Thomas de Maiziere

"The courage to say no, the courage to say yes. Decisions do determine Destiny." - Thomas S Monson

"Important decisions are risky. They should be controversial. Acclamation means that nobody has done the homework." - Peter Drucker

"While the past is the past, it often affects our decisions later on in life." - Ka

"Bad decisions, good intentions." - Drake

"Letting go of randomness is one of the hardest decisions a person can make." - Douglas Coupland

"Don't make decisions too far in advance, particularly ones you're not even conscious you're making." - Sheryl Sandberg

"Decisions determine destiny." - Thomas S Monson

"People attain worth and dignity by the multitude of decisions they make from day to day." - Rollo May

"Every nation makes decisions based on self-interest and defends them on the basis of morality." - William Sloane Coffin

"There are always practical decisions to be made about any character you're playing." - Daniel Day-Lewis

"One of my Secrets of Adulthood is: Most decisions don't require extensive research." - Gretchen Rubin

"Life is fairer when individuals are free to make their own decisions" - John Stossel

"True leadership is servanthood. Put the interests of others at the center of your decisions." - Dave Ramsey

"I make decisions based on what I think is best for the country." - George W Bush

"I would prefer to let the president make the decisions that the president needs to make." - Anthony Scaramucci

"He who molds the public sentiment... makes statues and decisions possible or impossible to make." - Abraham Lincoln

"I was obliged to take tough, painful and bold decisions to ensure a manageable tomorrow." - Nicos Anastasiades

"I think people respect governments that take decisions and act decisively." - P Chidambaram

"In the end, human history is made up of all our decisions." - David Miliband

"None of this exists. All important decisions in the universe occur someplace else." - Frederick Lenz

"I think that decisions should rest in the hands of the states. I'm a federalist." - John Mccain

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

"We cannot put off the difficult decisions for another day, another generation." - Jodi Rell

"A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion." - Grantland Rice

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

"My dad always tell me to make decisions from love and not from fear." - Rashida Jones

"I make decisions quickly." - Norbert Leo Butz

"Difficult times require difficult decisions. But supporting this bill shouldn't be a difficult decision." - Jim Bunning

"I'm not in the business of changing policies. I hope to inform, not form, decisions." - Dalia Mogahed

"I made mistakes. I let other people influence me and make decisions, sometimes without my knowledge." - Cathy Moriarty

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

"I have made my own decisions ever since my father died." - Pat Nixon

"The life you make is the life you will have. Your decisions are your blueprint." - Iimani David

"What you really need to build a character is exactly what you don't have in the movies - time. You know, movies are like a line drawing. You have to make very quick decisions, which are, in the end instinctive. Or you make a decision to say "Well, maybe I can do that, because... Oh, that could be irritating after a while, or distracting, etc. etc." Some of it is a matter of time, always." - John Malkovich

"People around you are quick to read your attitude of thought toward them. Inner thoughts and feelings are communicated in ways other than by the spoken word." - Grenville Kleiser

"Quick: noise made by a dyslexic duck" - Barry Cryer

"Quick!! Act as if nothing has happened!" - Dorothy Parker

"Civilization creates discontents; barbarism creates quick endings." - Mason Cooley

"Quick-loving hearts ... may quickly loathe." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Too quick a sense of constant infelicity." - Jeremy Taylor

"And then her look - Oh, where's the heart so wise Could, unbewilder'd, meet those matchless eyes? Quick, restless, strange, but exquisite withal, Like those of angels." - Thomas Moore

"Quick as a humming bird is my love, Dipping into the hearts of flowers - She darts so eagerly, swiftly, sweetly Dipping into the flowers of my heart." - James Oppenheim

"It is no great advantage to possess a quick wit, if it is not correct; the perfection is not speed, but uniformity." - Luc De Clapiers

"Blithe wanderer of the wintry air, Now here, now ;there, now everywhere, Quick drifting to and fro, A cheerful life devoid of care, A shadow on the snow." - George W. Bungay

"Screw this. He"d blown his shot at nice-and-easy, which only left quick-and-brutal-my favorite way to play." - Rachel Vincent

"How many people there are that weep with want, and are mad with oppression, or are desperate by too quick a sense of a constant infelicity." - Jeremy Taylor

"So quick bright things come to confusion.??????" - William Shakespeare

"Men of cold passions have quick eyes." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"He's as quick as a hiccup." - Darrell Royal

"A quick cure is a quack cure." - Margaret Thatcher

"all pleasures should be taken in great leisure and are worth going into in detail; love is not like eating a quick lunch with one's hat on." - Mae West

"Who the heck is Don Quick-oats?" - Libba Bray

"Quick riches are more dangerous than poverty." - Napoleon Hill

"People are quick to jump to conclusions." - Lily Collins

"Be quick but do not hurry." - John Wooden

"So quick bright things come to confusion." - William Shakespeare

"So quick bright things come to confusion." - William Shakespeare

"Quick, name some towns in New Jersey" - James Thurber

"Success is no proof of virtue. In the case of a book, quick acclaim is presumptive evidence of a lack of substance and originality." - Walter Kaufmann

"Everyone's quick to blame the alien." - Aeschylus

"I'm pretty instinctive. I'm a quick learner." - Shannon Elizabeth



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