quote by Thor Heyerdahl

We must wake up to the insane reality of our time. We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the responsible decision makers that modern armaments must no longer be made available to people whose former battle axes and swords our ancestors condemned.

— Thor Heyerdahl

Cheering Decision Makers quotations

Decision makers 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.

We need to ask our policy makers and those we elect to office who are supposed to make decisions to give us the evidence of the facts that are behind the decisions that we make. We should be skeptical.

On an important decision one rarely has 100% of the information needed for a good decision no matter how much one spends or how long one waits. And, if one waits too long, he has a different problem and has to start all over. This is the terrible dilemma of the hesitant decision maker.

Decision makers quote A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.

I said on the equality side of it, that it is essential to a woman's equality with man that she be the decision-maker, that her choice be controlling.

The ruling class is and will continue to be the class of decision makers


There is a lot of work to be done to make sure our leaders reflect the people they are supposed to represent. The more diverse a group of decision makers is, the more informed the decision will be. Until we achieve full representation, we all should understand we are falling short of the ideals of our country.

Decision makers quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

We love the ability of the people to influence the actions of decision-makers, of lawmakers and presidents to be removed from or elevated to office by the will of voters, and of the community to connect amongst diverse populations through the ballot box.

The largest 100 corporations hold 25 percent of the worldwide productive assets, which in turn control 75 percent of international trade and 98 percent of all foreign direct investment.The multinational corporation...puts the economic decision beyond the effective reach of the political process and its decision-makers, national governments.

The key is not to call the decision maker. The key is to have the decision maker call you.

Decision makers quote I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.


The 1st question the effective decision-maker asks is: 'Is this a generic situation or an exception?'

What you have in most education software is that they're catering to the decision-maker who makes the budget allocations, and that decision-maker has a lot of check boxes. Does it do this? Check. Does it do that? Check. They could care less about the end user experience.

Decision makers quote You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleas
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically - to say NO to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger YES burning inside.

Play within the system. Be a decision maker.

In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker.

The advantage of a free market is that it allows millions of decision-makers to respond individually to freely determined prices, allocating resources - labor, capital and human ingenuity - in a manner that can't be mimicked by a central plan, however brilliant the central planner.

Decision makers quote Don't make a permanent decision for a temporary circumstance.
Don't make a permanent decision for a temporary circumstance.

I realised early on that there were two groups of people in the world: those who made the decisions and those who had the decisions made for them. I wanted to be one of the decision-makers.

He's not a bold decision maker like Newt Gingrich is.

Every time I talk to him, he says 'well let me think about it.'

If, in our haste to 'progress,' the economics of ecology are disregarded by citizens and policy makers alike, the result will be an ugly America. We cannot afford an America where expedience tramples upon esthetics and development decisions are made with an eye only on the present.

Decision makers quote All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
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American decision-makers must understand how damaging a foreign policy that privileges order and profit over justice really is in the long term.

It is clear that there needs to be a closer working relationship between the United States and India. How can we have a close relationship if decision-makers in Washington know very little, if anything, about the religious beliefs, values, and practices of India's 800 million Hindus?


Indian president does not determine policy.

Here President is not the policy maker. In the name of the president, the cabinet takes the policy decision.

Decision makers quote It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.

The best decision-makers are those who are willing to suffer the most over their decisions but still retain their ability to be decisive.

With respect to the FBI, they had problems communicating in a vertical way, within the FBI itself, so that information of importance could get pushed up to those who were decision-makers.

Fifty-fifty marriages are an impossibility.

They do not work. They cannot work. In marriage someone has to be the final decision maker. Someone has to delegate responsibility, and God has ordained that this should be the husband.

Decision makers quote Decide what you want, and then act as if it were impossible to fail.
Decide what you want, and then act as if it were impossible to fail.

The question that faces the strategic decision maker is not what his organisation should do tomorrow. It is, what do we have to do today to be ready for an uncertain tomorrow?


Even if this advice to portfolio decision makers to drop dead is good advice, it obviously is not counsel that will be eagerly followed. Few people will commit suicide without a push. And fewer still will pay good money to be told to do what is against human nature and self-interest to do.

Women are clearly the major consumers in far more than just female categories.

It doesn't matter whether it is purchases of cars, cosmetics, or even products for men, female consumption power is the leading consumption power in the world. Any company that overlooks the woman as the decision maker is making a huge mistake.

Decision makers quote May we ever choose the harder right, instead of the easier wrong.
May we ever choose the harder right, instead of the easier wrong.

If they had rankings in baseball, maybe I would have been able to do the math and figure out my chances of being a professional baseball player versus a tennis player. But that was the decision-maker for me, I just thought I was better in tennis.

Contraceptives unlock one of the most dormant, but potentially powerful assets in development: women as decision-makers. When women have the power to make choices about their families, they tend to decide precisely what demographers, economists, and development experts recommend. They invest in the long-term human capital of their families.

I think I can regard myself as a political decision-maker.

Decision makers quote You only lose what you cling to.
You only lose what you cling to.

I am not a good decision maker; that's one of the things I don't like about myself.

Structure your presentation so that you appeal to the different interests of the different decision-makers involved.

If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they're entitled to know - or worse, feed false information - those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers.

As the leaders and decision-makers of this great state, it is our responsibility to strive for perfection.

The decision makers face each other. No safety screen stands between the issues and the highest authorities.

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