quote by Dr. Seuss

When something bad happens you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.

— Dr. Seuss

Bumbling Bad Choices quotations

Sin is not simply making bad choices or mistakes.

Sin is having the desire in our hearts to do the will of the enemy of God.


Bad choices quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

I put God first, and strive to do my best by being a loving human being, recognizing that sometimes I make mistakes and bad choices.

Bad choices quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

Why bad things happen to good people

Power doesn't corrupt. It's neutral. Someone always wants to corrupt power. It's the way a shotgun is not a deadly weapon until someone chooses to use it irrationally.

Now, Bad Ass, you run your mouth about Summerslam.

Well, here's the situation. The Rock says this, if the Rock hits you he'll kill you. If he misses, the wind behind the punch will give you pneumonia and you'll die anyway, so the choice is yours, jabroni.


Bad choices quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

One of the greatest feelings in life is the conviction that you have lived the life you wanted to live-with the rough and the smooth, the good and the bad-but yours, shaped by your own choices, and not someone else's.

you never make the same mistake twice.

the second time you make it, it is no longer a mistake. it is a choice

We found that our kids enjoy those simple adventures we take as a family.

I'm driving, my wife's the copilot and we give one kid a choice of what they want to go do. We eat a lot of bad food and sleep in some interesting hotels.

Bad choices quote Patience is when you're supposed to be mad but you choose to understand.
Patience is when you're supposed to be mad but you choose to understand.

When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.

Engineering problems are under-defined, there are many solutions, good, bad and indifferent. The art is to arrive at a good solution. This is a creative activity, involving imagination, intuition and deliberate choice.


Diversification is something that stock brokers came up with to protect themselves, so they wouldn't get sued for making bad investment choices for clients. Henry Ford never diversified, Bill Gates didn't diversify. The way to get rich is to put your eggs in one basket, but watch that basket very carefully. And make sure you have the right basket.

Bad choices quote One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.

To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed, by that false and inconsiderate notion, That a reformed rake makes the best husband!

The rise of statism in our time is the natural result of the longing of godless, unchurched people for some kind of protection. When we lose to God we turn to what looks like the next most powerful thing, which is the state. How bad a choice that is, let Germany and Russia in recent years testify.

Does God want goodness or the choice of goodness? Is a man who chooses to be bad perhaps in some way better than a man who has the good imposed upon him?

Bad choices quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

Your choices have psychological consequences.

The way you choose to deal with reality, truth, facts - your choice to honor or dishonor your own perceptions - registers in your mind, for good or for bad, and either confirms and strengthens your self-esteem or undermines and weakens it.


A particular train of thought persisted in, be it good or bad, cannot fail to produce its results on the character and circumstances. A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances.

The human mind isn't a terribly logical or consistent place.

Most people, given the choice to face a hideous or terrifying truth or to conveniently avoid it, choose the convenience and peace of normality. That doesn't make them strong or weak people, or good or bad people. It just makes them people.

Bad choices quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

At the end of the day, the only thing I ever wanted to feel was loved.

So I think if I could give someone a piece of advice, it's really learn how to be kind to yourself. In all of our ugliness and all of our brokenness and our bad choices, to really learn to nurture that part of yourself that can be your own big sister in a way.

Fear is at the root of so many of the barriers that women face.

Fear of not being liked. Fear of making the wrong choice. Fear of drawing negative attention. Fear of overreaching. Fear of being judged. Fear of failure. And the holy trinity of fear: the fear of being a bad mother/wife/daughter.

Anger is just anger. It isn't good. It isn't bad. It just is. What you do with it is what matters. It's like anything else. You can use it to build or to destroy. You just have to make the choice.


Bad choices quote If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.

We are all ready to be savage in some cause.

The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.

Bad habits are easy to develop but difficult to live with.

Good habits are difficult to develop, but easy to live with. If you are willing to be uncomfortable for little while, so you can press past the initial pain of change, in the long run, your life will be much better.

I once owned a really, really ugly pair of white leather boots.

They were so bad. It was back in the '80s! It was just a really tacky fashion choice when I was in middle school, and I thought it was cool. I'm really embarrassed.

Bad choices quote Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you  have made. If you want
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.

You can make bad choices and find yourself in a downward spiral or you can find something that gets you out of it.

Give dysgenic groups [people with 'bad genes'] in our population their choice of segregation or [compulsory] sterilization.


It's bad enough for me to make choices that hurt my own relationship with God.

How much more serious is it to be the cause of someone else deciding to sin? Not only must I choose the pathway of holiness for God's sake and for my own sake; I must also do it for the sake of others.

Bad choices quote Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.

Everyone makes choices in life. Some bad, some good. It's called living, and if you want to bow out, then go right ahead. But don't do it halfway. Don't linger in whiner's limbo.

I think you can do something bad, and it doesn't make you a bad person.

We are not defined by any one choice. We are the sum of our experiences, and we can make a bad choice and turn around and do better.

The past is a rich resource on which we can draw in order to make decisions for the future, but it does not dictate our choices. We should look back at the past and select what is good, and leave behind what is bad.

Bad choices quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

I don't know why I've always loved makeup so much.

It helps me get ready for my day and the stage. It really does make a huge difference. We're just so lucky as women to be able to wear it. If you're having a bad day you can change that. Guys don't have a choice and just have to face the world like that. Could you imagine?


Ask creative people where they get their ideas, and they will roll their eyes.

It's the most common question, but it's also a bad one because the answer is inevitably disappointing. From the inside, creativity seems like an arduous task, often involving plebeian, imperfect choices, driven less by inspiration than by deadline.

God isn't about making good things happen to you, or bad things happen to you.

He's all about you making choices--exercising the gift of free will. God wants you to have good things and a good life, but He won't gift wrap them for you. You have to choose the actions that lead you to that life.

Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent's life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy.

I did the best I could, and in some arenas, my best was not good enough. I've made some bad choices.