Every second we choose to nourish ourselves in a way that supports or depletes our lives, and to think and speak about other people in a way that is honoring or dishonoring. What choice are you going to make today.— Gregg Braden
Empowering Second Choice quotations
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
you never make the same mistake twice.
the second time you make it, it is no longer a mistake. it is a choice
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.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
Ojibwe prophecy speaks of a time during the seventh fire when our people will have a choice between two paths. The first path is well worn and scorched. The second path is new and green. It is our choice as communities and as individuals how we will proceed.
When I was 15, I was naive, looked like a grey mouse and felt second choice.
You have a choice in life. You can either live on-purpose, according to a plan you've set. Or you can live by accident, reacting to the demands of others. The first approach is proactive; the second reactive.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Death was Patrick Henry's second choice.
What is needed is competence first and enthusiasm first.
There is nothing second! Although each or one of these alone is a good start, one without the other is impotent. But if I had a choice I would have enthusiasm first.
He must understand that if he is the world's finest plum and someone he loves does not like plums, he has the choice of becoming a banana. But he must be warned that if he chooses to become a banana, he will be a second rate banana. But he can always be the best plum.
Patience is when you're supposed to be mad but you choose to understand.
If you have a choice of selling shoes to ladies or giving birth to a flaming porcupine... look into that second, less painful career.
If I had to think where I could live if not Moscow, London would be my first choice and second would be New York.
The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice.
You can put things off until tomorrow but tomorrow may never come. Where will you be a few years down the line. Will it be everything you dreamed of. We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don't give a second thought to the chances we take.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
Lesson learned: If a guy tells you you're his second choice, don't make him your first.
I second-guess myself all the time. I make a decision and then wonder if I made the wrong choice.
Um," Grover said. "Percy?" "Yeah?" "I thought you'd want to know." "Yeah?" "Cerberus? He's saying we've got ten seconds to pray to the god of our choice.After that...well...he's hungry.
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew's cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo's choice to know the truth. It's a beautiful, beautiful story.
France, freed from that monster, Bonaparte, must again become the most agreeable country on earth. It would be the second choice of all whose ties of family and fortune give a preference to some other one, and the first choice of all not under those ties.
Every time I get a bit worried about having made some second rate choices in life I go back and read about the Suffragettes or William Wilberforce, people who were "wrong" in their own time and think, ah well.
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
A lot of my best parts I've been the second choice for, so you never get too egotistical about anything.
We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don't give a second thought to the chances we take.
Advertising. I'd definitely like to try that. In fact, it was a genuine second choice career-wise. I'd be good at selling stuff - I've got the gift of the gab.
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
Choice is born out of opposites, and the duality of the second chakra is forever challenging us to make choices in a world of opposing sides, of positive and negative energy patterns. Every choice we make contributes a subtle current of our energy to our universe, which is responsive to the influence of human consciousness.
When would I stop being second choice? Would I ever be number one to the person I cared most about in the world?
People are given a false alternative: the choice between an unenlightened belief and an enlightened unbelief. Most intellectuals seem to pay homage to the second variant.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
Of all second-class citizens, neurotics are the only ones who are so by choice.
Let the average man be put to the proof on the question of who is above, and his true position will be exposed. Let him be forced into making a choice between God and money, between God and men, between God and personal ambition, God and self, God and human love, and God will take second place every time.
If loneliness was a choice, what was the other option? To settle for second-best and try to be happy with that? And was that fair to the person you settled for?
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
I met my second husband on a bus. We looked at each other and that was it. We were both married to other people at the time and behaved badly, but we didn't seem to have any choice. We were very happy for nearly 50 years and would still be together if it wasn't for the bloody railways.
Each second is a second you can make a new choice, a better choice, a healthy choice, a present choice.
I think there is choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live.
But there is no sacrifice. There is a choice, and the rest falls away. Second choice does not exist. Beware of those who talk about sacrifice.
You have only got three choices in life: give up, give in, or give it all you've got.
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first.
You must often make erasures if you mean to write what is worthy of being read a second time; and don't labor for the admiration of the crowd, but be content with a few choice readers.
My advice is to make acting your second career choice.
Demographers affirm that choosing to have a second child is already a potential choice in favour of a third.
I understand that a lot of other actors don't have a choice.
They have to eat so they need to work and they'll do films that they're not so proud of. But I've been fortunate enough to be given a second wind, so I try to pick projects I know will provide the audience the kind of escapism they want from me.