I decided upon the thought that I can only find myself once I can admit to myself and approve that both sides are sides of myself.— Kim Nam-joon
Instructive Decide Upon quotations
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are all good, and whose enemies are decidedly bad.
It is only after mature deliberation and thorough preparation that I have decided upon the Program of Revolution and defined the procedure of the revolution in three stages. The first is the period of military government; the second, the period of political tutelage; and the third, the period of constitutional government.
When under attack, it is necessary to evaluate the situation and to decide instantly upon a proper course of action, to be carried out immediately with all the force you can bring to bear. He who hesitates is indeed lost. Do not soliloquize. Do not delay. Be decisive.
Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously.
Make it carefully. Make it powerfully. Then act upon it.
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.
If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time.
The specific course you decide upon is, within certain parameters, less important than the vigor with which you execute it.
Cast changes are a hard thing. For two years, we had this little family. We weren't together when these changes were decided upon. It all happened during our hiatus.
Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong.
Believing in God is as much like falling in love as it is making a decision.
Love is both something that happens to you and something you decide upon.
Decide upon your major definite purpose in life and then organize all your activities around it.
We have at most ten years—not ten years to decide upon action, but ten years to alter fundamentally the trajectory of global greenhouse emissions.
It is the job of conscious rational thought to decide what you want, select the goals you wish to achieve-and concentrate upon these rather than upon what you do not want. To spend time and effort concentrating upon what you do not want is not rational.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Men generally decide upon a middle course, which is most hazardous, for they know neither how to be entirely good nor entirely bad.
..... your real work is to decide what you want and then to focus upon it. For it is through focusing upon what you want that you will attract it. That is the process of creating
One of the difficulties of politics is that politicians are shocked by those who are really prepared to let their thinking reach any conclusion. Political thinking consists in deciding upon the conclusion first and then finding good arguments for it. An open mind is considered irresponsible- and perhaps it really is.
The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move.
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret.
The Bostonians are really, as a race, far inferior in point of anything beyond mere intellect to any other set upon the continent of North America. They are decidedly the most servile imitators of the English it is possible to conceive.
So the president is like, "Well, once upon a time it was Congress's job to decide whether or not we attacked countries, so let's let them decide." Which is funny, because, as we all know, if Congress were on fire, Congress could not pass the "Pour Water on Congress Act".
If a community decides that some conduct is prejudicial to itself, and so decides by numbers sufficient to impose its will upon dissenters, I know of no principle which can stay its hand.
My agent in Sweden used to send off interview tapes but I decided to take it upon myself and come to London to visit casting directors which is when things first started taking off for me. I love Sweden but the industry out here is quite small so when I was given the chance to go internationally I took it.
Whatever you do, you need courage.
Intelligent men do not decide any subject until they have carefully examined both or all sides of it. Fools, cowards, and those too lazy to think, accept blindly, without examination, dogmas and doctrines imposed upon them in childhood by their parents, priests, and teachers, when their minds were immature and they could not reason.
Upon receiving my notification of acceptance to the university, my parents noticed that they were obliged to submit to the university, among other things, a copy of my official family register. After much mental anguish, they decided to inform me of the secret of my birth.
I maintain that the House is bound by the Constitution to receive the petitions;
after which, it will take such method of deciding upon them as reason and principle shall dictate.
Each time thou wishest to decide upon performing some enterprise, raise the eyes to heaven, pray God to bless thy project; if thou canst make that prayer, accomplish thy work.
I believe in monogamy if that's what a couple decides upon together, but it all depends on the personal history and culture of the two involved.
It is not yet too late for the Indian people to decide on rapid, ordered progress. I can assure them that the British people are as determined upon self-government for India as they are themselves.
Law of Attraction won't let you remove a thought.
You cannot concentrate upon NOT thinking about something hard enough to stop thinking about it! For the more you decide you will not think about it, the more you think about it!...Think about that.
Whether or not you can observe a thing depends upon the theory you use.
It is the theory which decides what can be observed.
...the Female Once-Over - a process by which one woman creates a detailed profile of another woman based upon about a million subtle details of clothing, jewelry, makeup, and body type, and then decides how much of a social threat she might be. Men have a parallel process, but it's binary: Does he have beer? If yes, will he share with me?