Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
It's wisdom to recognize necessity, when all other courses have been weighed, though as folly it may appear to those who cling to false hope. - J. R. R. Tolkien
It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thoughts or action we should remember our dying and try so to live, that our death brings no pleasure on the world. - John Steinbeck
Even when a river of tears courses through this body, the flame of love cannot be quenched. - Izumi Shikibu
Not snow, no, nor rain, nor heat, nor night keeps them from accomplishing their appointed courses with all speed. - Herodotus
...for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill. - J. R. R. Tolkien
There are many going afar to marvel at the heights of mountains, the mighty waves of the sea, the long courses of great rivers, the vastness of the ocean, the movements of the stars, yet they leave themselves unnoticed! - Augustine of Hippo
What it takes to do a job will not be learned from management courses. It is principally a matter of experience, the proper attitude, and common sense — none of which can be taught in a classroom... Human experience shows that people, not organizations or management systems, get things done. - Hyman G. Rickover
Diets are essentially training courses in how to feel fat and feel like a failure. - Paul McKenna
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table. - Henry James
Men go abroad to wonder the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.
For if you try to forget yourself, force your heart and thoughts to become indifferent to the sight before you and take share of that entity which seems like one of the courses of the meal. - Auliq Ice
Our past doesn’t define us, rather, it’s the courses we take after that tells us who we really are. - Jocelyn Sanchez
To succeed means you to sail across some difficult courses. - Auliq Ice
We look at mountains and call them eternal, and so they seem... but in the course of time, mountains rise and fall, rivers change their courses, stars fall from the sky, and great cities sink beneath the sea. Even gods die, we think. Everything changes. - George R.R. Martin
I don't have a problem with these Arizona laws. I have a problem with Chicano, Gay and Lesbian, Asian-American and African-American histories not being taught in American History courses. - M.G. Hardie