Quotation Explorer - 'Decisive'

The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions. - Robert Lynd
The most decisive actions of our life - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - are, more often than not, unconsidered. - Andre Gide
There are certain mortal moments and minutes that matter. Certain hingepoints in the history of each human. Some seconds are so decisive they shrink the soul, while others are spent, so as to stretch the soul. - Neal A. Maxwell
All progress begins with a decision. Effective leadership requires decisive action. Embrace the process of deciding, yet recognize when you have reached a choice point. - Angie Morgan
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. - Theodore Roosevelt
The most decisive actions of our life -- I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future -- are, more often than not, unconsidered. - Andre Gide
The pursuit of passion is a decisive purposeful living. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Religion is like wax. How anyone deals with it is decisive for how it will look like. - Ben Midland
Historically, philosophy does not have an impressive track record of answering questions about natural world in a decisive manner. - Christof Koch
Talk without action is like a car without petrol. Positive talk coupled with decisive action can make a major difference in not only your life but as well as of those around you - Katlego Semusa
The secret ingredients to true happiness? Decisive optimism and personal responsibility. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Don't be timid. You're a writer, use your role, test it, make something of it. These are decisive times, everything is turning upside down. Participate, be present. - Elena Ferrante
the decisive movement toward corporate capitalism began in 1895-1896. - James Livingston
The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple as it first appears. Ultimately, knowledge is paralyzing. - Bill Watterson
A threat should never be spoken, your enemy should not be told of your intentions. Either take decisive action or refrain from it, but never threaten - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
The secret prayer chamber is a bloody battleground. Here violent and decisive battles are fought out. Here the fate of souls for time and eternity is determined, in quietude and solitude. - Ole Hallesby
The introduction of free competition is thus public declaration that from now on the members of society are unequal only to the extent that their capitals are unequal, that capital is the decisive power, and that therefore the capitalists, the bourgeoisie, have become the first class in society. - Karl Marx
We are the decisive factor in the affairs of the universe. - Derek Prince
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