Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation. - Thomas H. Huxley
He that cannot decidedly say, "No," when tempted to evil, is on the highway to ruin. He loses the respect even of those who would tempt him, and becomes but the pliant tool and victim of their evil designs.
How inferior the human machine is, compared to man-made machines. They can be decoked, unscrewed, oiled and parts replaced. Decidedly, nature is not a very wonderful thing. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
Mincemeat is decidedly British in its nature and can therefore be disregarded entirely where most civilized palates are concerned. - Clayton Smith
Love is a state in which a man sees things most decidedly as they are not. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Rakitin was dishonest and was decidedly unaware of it; that, on the contrary, knowing that he wouldn't steal money from the table, he ultimately considered himself a man of the highest integrity. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky