37 Quotes About Making Hard Decisions


Certain decisions can be difficult to make, especially if they affect other people’s lives. These quotes about making hard decisions capture the challenge and perspective given to those left in this undesirable predicament.

“A major life decision is never a choice but rather a realization that the decision has already been made.”

“A wise man makes his own decisions. An ignorant man follows public opinion.”

“Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always, America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward.”

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.”

“Don’t base your decisions on the advice of those who don’t have to deal with the results.”

“Every decision brings with it some good, some bad, some lessons, and some luck. The only thing that’s for sure is that indecision steals many years from many people who wind up wishing they’d just had the courage to leap.”

“Every positive change in your life begins with a clear, unequivocal decision that you are going to either do something or stop doing something.”

“Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.”

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take and the decisions we waited to make.”

“Indecision is a decision.”

“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.”

“It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.”

“It is not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.”

“It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are.”

“Life is filled with difficult decisions, and winners are those who make them.”

“Nothing happens until you decide. Make a decision and watch your life move forward.”

“Once the decision is made, do not look back, do not second guess your decisions.”

“Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away. Move on to something else that’s more productive.”

“Sometimes in life, you have to make decisions that are best for you, not for everyone else. ”

“Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.”

“Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same.”

“Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.”

“The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.”

“The worst business decision you can make is no decision. The needs are not going to go away. Waiting is whats gotten us in the situation we’re in now.”

“Unnecessary fear of a bad decision is a major stumbling block to good decisions.”

“Unsuccessful people make decisions based on their current situation; successful people make decisions based on where they want to be.”

“We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do things, we can accomplish those goals.”

“Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.”

“Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy.”

“When faced with a decision, choose the path that feeds your soul.”

“When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.”

“Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.”

“You and only you are responsible for your life choices and decisions.”

“You are only one decision from a totally different life.”

“You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change direction overnight.”

“You cannot make progress without making decisions.”

“You don’t have to defend or explain your decisions to anyone. It’s your life. Live it without apologies.”

Making a difficult decision requires giving consideration to all potential outcomes and the effects that your decision will have.

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