Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other but choose to live with each other.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
What a fine weather today! Can't choose whether to drink tea or to hang myself.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.