Choice Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old choice quotes, choice sayings, and choice proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him. Harry Mathews
Choice strengthens all. Neal Prescot
Every choice moves us closer to or farther away from something. Where are your choices taking your life What do your behaviors demonstrate that you are saying yes or no to in life Eric Allenbaugh
Every choice you make has an end result. Zig Ziglar
Every day brings new choices. Martha Beck
Life presents many choices, the choices we make determine our future. Catherine Pulsifer
And in life, it is all about choices we make. And how the direction of our lives comes down to the choices we choose. Catherine Pulsifer
In every single thing you do, you are choosing a direction. Your life is a product of choices. Dr. Kathleen Hall
I discovered I always have choices and sometimes it's only a choice of attitude. Judith M. Knowlton
Fundamentally, we are a product of choice, not nature (genes) or nurture (upbringing, environment). Stephen R. Covey
No one else can ever make your choices for you. Your choices are yours alone. They are as much a part of you as every breath you will take, every moment of your life. Dr. Shad Helmstetter
If you were given only one choice: To choose or not to choose, which would you choose Dr. Shad Helmstetter
The choices we make in the heat of emotion would be better if left for some other day. Dr. Shad Helmstetter
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice. George Eliot
If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. Robert Fritz
It is our choices that show what we truly are far more than our abilities. Professor Dumbledore
Some choices we live not only once but a thousand times over, remembering them for the rest of our lives. Richard Bach
The choices that we make aren't always perfect but it's ok... It's part of the journey. Hayley Williams
Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices. Alfred A. Montapert
If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don't grow. Heath Ledger
Look for your choices, pick the best one, then go with it. Pat Riley
Eighty percent of all choices are based on fear. Most people don't choose what they want; they choose what they think is safe. Dr. Phil McGraw
You can't make your choices based on what critics think. You have to make your choices based on what's honest for you. Nicolas Cage
No matter what your choices are, you truly have no control about what people think of you. Neve Campbell
But you've got to make choices, and you're not going to be right all the time. Earl Butz
Our lives are fashioned by our choices. First we make our choices. Then our choices make us. Anne Frank
The choices we make about the lives we live determine the kinds of legacies we leave. Tavis Smiley
Hopefully your choices can come from a deep sense of who you are. Fred Rogers
One choice can transform you. One choice can destroy you. Once choice will define you. Veronica Roth
You have choices to make about what you do with the rest of your life. Darren L. Johnson
Choices, the greatest power we have, Choices, the path which is destiny, Choices, the result which is you.... Joshua Fernandez
Choices are made in brief seconds and paid for in the time that remains. Paolo Giordano
Choices are the hinges of destiny. Edwin Markham
Each choice we make causes a ripple effect in our lives. When things happen to us, it is the reaction we choose that can create the difference between the sorrows of our past and the joy in our future. Chelle Thompson
We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision. Gary Collins
The right choice is hardly ever the easy choice. Rick Riordan
You have two choices in life...Choice one is to be the same and be like everyone else...Choice two is to be yourself and be a difference-maker. Jazlyn Roehl
While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions. Stephen R.Covey
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. Eleanor Roosevelt
The difficulty in life is the choice. George Moore
For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve. Aristotle
It's choice not chance-that determines your destiny. Jean Nidetch
We cannot lead a choiceless life. Every day, every moment, every second, there is a choice. If it were not so, we would not be individuals. Ernest Holmes
Choice means saying no to one thing so you can say yes to another. Dan Millman
We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves. Thomas Merton
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. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action. John Dewey
A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational. St. Thomas Aquinas
Too much freedom inhibits choice. Constructive narrowness clarifies choice. Darby Bannard
You are at a choice-point in every moment of each circumstance, each activity, spoken word and thought. Dr. Michael Beckwith
The moment of choice has come—to go forward or to go withdraw into solitude. The decision must be in complete accord with one's innermost being. Yi Jing
The power of conscious choice / is your profit-earning capital / Pay attention! / Watch over that moment of power. Jalaluddin Rumi
Know to choose well. Most of life depends thereon. It needs good taste and correct judgment, for which neither intellect nor study suffices. Baltasar Gracian y Morales
When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice. William James
Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice, not something to wish for but to attain. William Jennings Bryan
We have to believe in free will. We've got no choice. Isaac Bashevis Singer
The history of free men is never really written by chance but by their choice—their choice. Dwight Eisenhower
It is the ability to choose which makes us human. Madeleine L'Engle
Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear. Elisabeth Kubler Ross
Every intersection in the road of life is an opportunity to make a decision. Duke Ellington
We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind. Thornton Wilder
The choice may have been mistaken, the choosing was not. You have to move on. Stephen Sondheim
We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. Carlos Castaneda
Creative choice is your birthright. Please own it. John Bradshaw
By choosing we learn to be responsible. By paying the price of our choices we learn to make better choices. Marsha Sinetar
A door must be either shut or open. English Proverb
To be or not to be; that is the question. William Shakespeare
Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants as long as it's black. Henry Ford
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost
White shall not neutralize the black nor good / Compensate bad in man, absolve him so: / Life's business being just the terrible choice. Robert Browning
There is a time when we must firmly choose the course we will follow, or the relentless drift of events will make the decision. Herbert V. Prochnow
God always gives his very best to those who leave the choice with him. James Hudson Taylor
Every day the choice between good and evil is presented to us in simple ways. William Edwyn Robert Sangster
Every act is an act of self-sacrifice. When you choose anything you reject everything else— just as when you marry one woman you give up all the others. G.K. Chesterton
Even children learn in growing up that 'both' is not an admissible answer to a choice of 'Which one?' Paul A. Samuelson
People who are free to choose may choose wrongly. This is the age-old paradox. Sin is the other side of freedom's coin. A world without sin would be a world without choice. Charles Handy
Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely. Roy T. Bennett
In order to be good, a man must be in a certain state when he acts and must act by choice for the sake of the acts themselves. Aristotle
Incontinence is not a vice for it is contrary to choice while vice flows from choice. Aristotle
I am an optimist...I choose to be. There is a lot of darkness in our world, there is a lot of pain and you can choose to see that or you can choose to see the joy. If you try to respond positively to the world, you will spend your time better. Tom Hiddleston