Quotation Explorer - 'Alternatives'

History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives. - Abba Eban
Quality is never an accident. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny. - Aristotle
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely when they have exhausted all other alternatives. - Abba Eban
Think deeply about things. Don’t just go along because that’s the way things are or that’s what your friends say. Consider the effects, consider the alternatives, but most importantly, just think. - Aaron Swartz
Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them -- and then, the opportunity to choose. - C. Wright Mills
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence. - Dorothy Thompson
We have annexed the future into our present as merely one of those manifold alternatives open to us - J.G. Ballard
Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives. - Abba Eban
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously. - Henry Kissinger
The will to be stupid is a very powerful force, but there are always alternatives. - Lois McMaster Bujold
What is freedom? Freedom is the right to choose: the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice. Without the possibility of choice a man is not a man but a member, an instrument, a thing. - Archibald MacLeish
Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives. - Maurice Chevalier
Sometimes we need someone to just listen. Not to try and fix anything or offer alternatives, but to just be there… to listen. An ear that listens can be medicine to a heart that hurts. - Steve Maraboli
Writers are a product of where we come from but by looking at alternatives to the culture in which we live, we can find ways to change and hopefully improve it. - Sara Sheridan
Sometimes we need someone to just listen. Not to try and fix anything or offer alternatives, but to just be there… to listen. An ear that listens can be medicine for a heart that hurts. - Steve Maraboli
If chess has any relationship to film-making, it would be in the way it helps you develop patience and discipline in choosing between alternatives at a time when an impulsive decision seems very attractive. - Stanley Kubrick
Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives. - Maurice Chevalier
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice. - Abbe' D'Allanival
There will always be dissident voices heard in the land expresing opposition without alternatives, finding fault but never favor, perceiving gloom on every side, and seeking influence without responsibility. - John F. Kennedy
Flexibility requires an open mind and a welcoming of new alternatives. - Deborah Day
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