Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.— Franklin D. Roosevelt
Useful Choose Wisely quotations
Patience is when you're supposed to be mad but you choose to understand.
You are creating through your choices, even now. Choose wisely.
You are the only one who gets to decide what you will be remembered for.
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
Ultimately, happiness comes down to choosing between the discomfort of becoming aware of your mental afflictions and the discomfort of being ruled by them.
One cannot choose wisely for a life unless he dares to listen to himself, his own self, at each moment of his life.
Either God can do nothing to stop catastrophes like this, or he doesn't care to, or he doesn't exist. God is either impotent, evil, or imaginary. Take your pick, and choose wisely.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
. . . success is a combination of many things, but a good character is the foundation of the kind of success that will bring you real happiness. Choose your friends wisely-they will make or break you.
This fork in the road happens over a hundred times a day, and it's the choices that you make that will determine the shape of your life.
Words kill, words give life; they're either poison or fruit--- YOU choose.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
Sometimes it's the words we choose not to say that speak most loudly about our character.
In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.
Our faith is really proven in the way we talk to ourselves.
The loudest human voice you will listen to is your own. Choose your words wisely.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
Because with every action, comment, conversation, we have the choice to invite Heaven or Hell to Earth.
Your capacity to say "No" determines your capacity to say "Yes" to greater things.
You have two choices: You can make a living, or you can design a life.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
Every time we interact with another person at work, we have a choice to make: do we try to claim as much value as we can, or contribute value without worrying about what we receive in return?
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Lesser, greater, middling, it's all the same.
Proportions are negotiated, boundaries blurred. I'm not a pious hermit, I haven't done only good in my life. But if I'm to choose between one evil and another, then I prefer not to choose at all.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
We automatically give to each person we meet, but we choose what we give.
Our words, our actions, must consciously set the stage for the life we wish to lead.
Our future experiences will be colored by the choices we make in the present.
Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relaitonship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Big things are built one brick at a time.
Victories are achieved one choice at a time. A life well lived is chosen one day at a time.
Satan has no power over us except what we allow.
Moment by moment, decision by decision, step by step - will we operate in God's all powerful Truth or allow Satan to entangle us in his lies?
There is a limit to the work that can be got out of a human body or a human brain, and he is a wise man who wastes no energy on pursuits for which he is not fitted; and he is still wiser who, from among the things that he can do well, chooses and resolut
I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become.
Wise women tuck Godly wisdom into the words they speak and even more into the words they choose not to speak.
Our lives are composed of a finite set of moments that we choose how to spend.
To be the ultimate team, you must use your body and your mind.
Draw up on the resources of your teammates. Choose your steps wisely and you will win. Remember, only teams succeed.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Choose your friends wisely-they will make or break you.
A man remains ignorant because he loves ignorance, and chooses ignorant thoughts; a man becomes wise because he loves wisdom and chooses wise thoughts.
Words transform. Speak only with a good purpose. Say only things that serve you and others. Choose your words wisely.
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
Choose the words you say to yourself wisely; they are creating your reality.
You are what you choose to be today. Not what you've chosen to be before.
Is there really someone who, searching for a group of wise and sensitive persons to regulate him for his own good, would choose that group of people that constitute the membership of both houses of Congress?
The better you are at surrounding yourself with people of high potential, the greater your chance for success.
It's only a thought, and a thought can be changed.
I am not limited by any past thinking. I choose my thoughts with care. I constantly have new insights and new ways of looking at my world. I am willing to change and grow.