The worst thing you can do is nothing.— Terry Pratchett
Sensational Tough Choices quotations
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
The only acceptable response to the threat of lethal violence is immediate and savage counterattack. If you resist, you just may get killed. If you don't resist you almost certainly will get killed. It is a tough choice, but there is only one right answer.
The best thing you can do is follow your dreams
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
If you have a 2 or 3 year old who is not talking, you must start an early intervention program. The worst thing you can do with an autistic 3 year old is to do nothing.
You cannot make progress without making decisions.
Empowered women who reach tough or unconventional positions make CHOICES not sacrifices
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Social Security must be preserved and strengthened.
But we need to be candid about the costs and willing to make the tough choices that real reform will require.
Why bad things happen to good people
The really tough choices...don't center upon right versus wrong. They involve right versus right. They are genuine dilemmas precisely because each side is firmly rooted in one of our basic, core values.
Patience is when you're supposed to be mad but you choose to understand.
Most business processes are about making choices from a set of existing alternatives. Clearly, if all your competition is doing the same, then differentiation is tough. In order to innovate, we have to have new alternatives and new solutions to problems, and that is what design can do.
Arlen Specter is the man who voted in favor of Bill Clinton during impeachment, voted against Robert Bork for the Supreme Court, voted against school choice for the District of Columbia, endorses an absolutist interpretation of abortion rights. He is bright and he is tough and he belongs elsewhere.
People are going through tough times.
I want to say to them, "Live your joy." I know I can tell them that because I went through a lot of hard times. I had a choice of either succumbing to the hard times or figuring it out.
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.
There were no more choices, no more options, no more clever ways out of a tough situation. And the rush, I realized in a brutal wash of despair, is a false god I’ve chased my entire life. One that cost me everything in the blind search for sensation. My entire existence amounted to nothing.
Higher taxes is the road to ruin. We must and we will shrink our government, and that means making some tough choices, tightening our belts.
Leadership demands that we make tough choices.
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
The shift to a cleaner energy economy wont happen overnight, and it will require tough choices along the way. But the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact.
Life is about making tough choices. Sometimes you have to go where your career is going.
It's really tough to make a name for yourself without compromising and without fitting yourself into a real specific mold. When I made the choice that I would be involved in every aspect of music and not necessarily make music for radio or MTV, I was saying, 'OK, this is me. You decide who it is.'
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
Public deliberation is a means by which citizens make tough choices about basic purposes and directions for their communities and their country.
Wrestling with work-life balance is a luxury when working to support a family is a necessity rather than a choice. I think that focus is only partially a result of these tough economic times. I think it also reflects a bit of "having it all fatigue": women are worn out from feeling the pressure to excel at work, and be the perfect mom at home.
Obama has demonstrated no desire to make tough choices.
Americans demand a more efficient, effective government, but his budget calls for more taxes and more spending. It employs deceptive accounting gimmicks but does nothing to tackle long-term entitlement problems, nothing to save Medicare or fix Social Security.
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
To the student I would say, "Life is principally multiple choice, but at the end there's a tough essay question.
It is a tough choice. In war, people die. But when we refuse to confront the enemy, we will face the enemy in New York and Washington, as we did on 9-11. As for responsiblity, of course we stand by our decision to go to war on Iraq. President Kennedy said that friend and foe alike should know where America stands.
Those who avoid the tough choices of life, live a life they never chose.
Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.
Life is a matter of really tough choices.
It is a tough choice between ending up in the cold or ending up in a fiery blast.
Real vision demands that we make tough choices. Real vision is responsible and it is paid for.
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
Failure to make the tough but necessary choices means slow painful death.
In the early years, I was able to accommodate most of the requests and favors that came my way, but as the requests multiplied, I had to make tough choices because the numbers were more than I could handle.
I felt violated after certain scenes in the movie [Stone].
She [Lucetta] is a tough character. The choices she makes, especially her sexual choices... it was hard for me to put myself out there like that.
You have only got three choices in life: give up, give in, or give it all you've got.
It was a tough choice [of PM]. I voted for a Scotsman.
The choices that make a significant difference in our lives are the tough ones.
They're not often fun or easy, but they're the ones we have to make, and each is a deliberate step toward better understanding who we really are.
You need your freedom. You need to be able to do what you want to do as a journalist, as a person who's speaking for other women as you speak for yourself, and you make a choice. You have to be tough enough to take the consequences of that choice.
Yes, NFL players deserve to be paid well.
Unfortunately, economic realities are forcing everyone to make tough choices and the NFL is no different. These are not easy negotiations, but the outcome can be positive. If both sides give a little, everyone, including fans, will get a lot and the game will improve through innovation. Even in difficult economic times, a new CBA presents us with the opportunity to secure the future of our game.
Taxes shouldn't be higher; they should be fairer. We must be a party that's disciplined. We must make tough choices.