Quotation Explorer - 'Chooses'

Imagine a place where everyone chooses to bring energy, passion, and a positive attitude every day. - Stephen C. Lundin
I think one can tell a lot about a person from the way he chooses to let the stub of his cigarette burn out... - Sanhita Baruah
Fate chooses your relations, you choose your friends. - Jacques Delille
Each of us literally chooses, by his way of attending to things, what sort of universe he shall appear to himself to inhabit. - William James
When you choose a Guru you become a follower. When your Guru chooses you, you become a disciple - Guruji Naushir
Love is not dependent on someone or something outside of you. One chooses to be Love in each moment as the moment unfolds, regardless of what happened in that moment. - Cardwell C. Nuckols
Today is your wright-time. Anything worth writing will be, or has been written already. A great story chooses its writer lest no wright should boast. Just write! If you don't, you will come right in contact with your thoughts someplace soon. - Amah Lambert
Perhaps it is the language that chooses the writers it needs, making use of them so that each might express a tiny part of what it is. - José Saramago
Some like to believe it's the book that chooses the person. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses. - Woodrow Wilson
Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke . . . She will need her sisterhood. - Gloria Steinem
Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends. - Jacques Delille
In a sense, beauty is what one chooses to feel by virtue of what one chooses to imitate and to create. - Robert Pack
What you choose also chooses you. - Kamand Kojouri
Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both. - Oscar Wilde
I have always consoled myself that he such as I who is not a genius, can still achieve much that is useful when he does his work right and chooses his work to suit his talents. - Johann Rudolf Wolf
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. - Albert Einstein
The only side God chooses is one of commonsense. If it doesn’t make sense; it is not God. - Shannon L. Alder
No truly great one ever argues with a crowd. He chooses out one man, and speaks to him, him only. - Marmaduke William Pickthall
Self-Empowerment is free to anyone who chooses to use it. It comes from within and nowhere else. You cannot buy it, borrow it, steal it or sell it. It is always available to you and never wears out. The only choice you have to make is whether or not you will use it. - Gary Hopkins
The brain is full of lonely ideas, begging you to make some sense of them, to recognize them as interesting. The lazy brain just files them away in old pigeonholes, like a bureaucrat who wants an easy life. The lively brain picks and chooses and creates new works of art out of ideas. - Theodore Zeldin
A society that chooses between capitalism and socialism does not choose between two social systems; it chooses between social cooperation and the disintegration of society. - Ludwig von Mises
if he wants to be a whore then let him. if he chooses to degrade and demean himself, just walk away. you can’t make a man respect you, the relationship or himself. - R.H. Sin
We must cease striving and trust God to provide what He thinks is best and in whatever time He chooses to make it available. But this kind of trusting doesn't come naturally. It's a spiritual crisis of the will in which we must choose to exercise faith. - Charles R. Swindoll
A person with money who chooses to spend it on you, takes little effort and is meaningless. However, a person with no time who manages to spend what little they have on you... this means everything and should appreciated. - Mark W. Boyer
Humanity one chooses. Men who choose inhumanity are merely upright beasts. - John C. Wright
Love is not blind, it sees more not less; But because it sees more it chooses to see less. - Unknown
We can never be unique in expression -only the expression can be unique,and that uniqueness chooses us! - Drunken Mystic
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids - Aristotle
At the core of the heart of an atheist is a heart that doesn't deny the existence, sovereignty and power of God but it chooses deliberately not to believe it for a long while. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
When we want to see someone in a certain way, we find a way, but when we don't we have to wake up and see who they truly are and not what our pain or anger chooses to believe. - Shannon L. Alder
There is no point of relaying statistics on rape because for every figure given there are thousands missing, unreported. It is a shameful state we have created where a victim chooses to endure the pain and suffering, silenced by fear that judgment will come before justice. - Aysha Taryam
Ninja faith stands. It is not shaken when things seem contrary to what one expects. Ninja faith chooses to believe the truth. - Anna M. Aquino
You can choose your behavior, the world chooses your consequences.
Sometimes the darkness finds us, that will always be inevitable. If one chooses to manifest such feelings creatively, then it really isn't darkness at all. - Beth Turner
Before she can stop herself, she thinks about desire, how it lives within you and yet is separate, surfacing when it chooses, without permission, in the harsh afternoon light, at the moment when you least expect to find it. - Alice Hoffman
Amazingly, if God calls us to do something, He will help us accomplish it. We may doubt or we may simply believe. God chooses us for a particular reason. He is STRETCHING us from the inside out....to reach the lost, to provide hope, to be like Jesus on earth. - Dana Arcuri
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determines the end. - Harry Emerson Fosdick
As one attains the age of 18 having fully acquired the basic education, one becomes responsible for whatever decision he makes, whatever opinion he chooses to accept and whatever style of life he chooses to live.Above age 18, the waywardness of a child depends on the child. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
The journey towards success is more like a traveller lost in a desert, desperate to find an oasis, desperate to quench his thirst. But it is not about how grave the thirst is but about how long he chooses to walk thirsty. - Chirag Tulsiani
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. - Mary Shelley
No one chooses his parent or childhood, but you can choose your own direction. Everyone has problems and obstacles to overcome. - Anonymous
A hero is not know by the number of battles he has won, but rather by the kind of battles he chooses to fight. - Tonny K. Brown
Uninformed, America may succumb to bad ideas and leaders. In succumbing, we fail to fulfill our destiny. Well informed, America rises as far as the good ideas and leaders it proactively chooses. In so rising, we fulfill our destiny and offer to the world vacuum its last best hope. () - Scott L. Vanatter
Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect, whether he chooses to be so or not. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
No poet sings because he must sing. At least no great poet does. A great poet sings because he chooses to sing.
Soulmates don’t choose each other; fate chooses them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You don't choose your life; it chooses you. There's no point in asking why life has reserved certain joys or griefs, you just accept them and carry on. We can't shoos our lives, but we can decide what to do with the joys and griefs we're given. - Paul Coelho
The coward says in his heart There is no love. Because, standing in the shadows of the big, grand, and powerful existence of love, his small spirit is left feeling even smaller and less significant. And so he chooses to deny the existence of love altogether. Because he is too small to have it. - C. JoyBell C.
Authors do not choose a story to write, the story chooses us. - Richard P. Denney
Everyone chooses their own path in life but it is either to life or death. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both. - Jewish Proverb
Education occurs when students set out to educate themselves… the student will only learn, can only learn, what he chooses to learn…(An) advantage of not pushing is an innate sense (his) education is (his) responsibility and reward. - Oliver DeMille
If a woman chooses to support her husband and become First Lady, I believe she must do so with the understanding that the public expects the full-meal deal. - Venita Ellick
Real optimism is aware of problems but recognizes the solutions, knows about difficulties, but believes they can be overcome, sees the negatives but accentuates the positives, is exposed to the worst but exceeds the best, has reason to complain but chooses to smile. - William A. Warden
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