Quotes on Choice

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Good or bad, everything we do is our best choice at that moment.
More than any other time in history, mankind now faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
Stripped to its essentials, every decision in life amounts to choosing which lottery ticket to buy. . . . Most organisms don't buy lottery tickets, but they all choose between gambles every time their bodies can move in more than one way. They should be willing to 'pay' for information---in tissue, energy, and time---if the cost is lower than the expected payoff in food, safety, mating opportunities, and other resources, all ultimately valuated in the expected number of surviving offspring. In multicellular animals the information is gathered and translated into profitable decisions by the nervous system.
You are going to pay a price for every thing you do and every thing you don't do. You don't ge to choose to not pay a price. You get to choose which poison you're going to take.
When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.
If everyone could learn that what is right for me does not make it right for anyone else, the world would be a much happier place.
To be passive is to let others decide for you. To be aggressive is to decide for others. To be assertive is to decide for yourself.