If you never change your mind, why have one?

By | August 20, 2009
  • A wiser rule would be to make up your mind soberly what you want, peace or war, and then to get ready for what you want; for what we prepare for is what we shall get.~ William Graham Sumner
  • Being black does not stop you.You can sit out in the world and say, “Well, white people kept me back, and I can’t do this.” Not so.You can have anything you want if you make up your mind and you want it.~ Clara Mcbride Hale
  • If you could once make up your mind never to undertake more work… than you can carry on calmly, quietly, without hurry or flurry… and if the instant you feel yourself growing nervous and… out of breath, you would stop and take a breath, you would find this simple common-sense rule doing for you what no prayers or tears could ever accomplish.~ Elizabeth Prentiss
  • In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might.~ Alfred A. Montapert
  • Just make up your mind at the very outset that your work is going to stand for quality… that you are going to stamp a superior quality upon everything that goes out of your hands, that whatever you do shall bear the hall-mark of excellence.~ Orison Swett
  • Life is just a series of trying to make up your mind.~ Timothy Fuller
  • The only means of strengthening one’s intellect is to make up one’s mind about nothing /to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. Not a select party.~  John Keats
  • When we see ourselves in a situation which must be endured and gone through, it is best to make up our minds to meet it with firmness, and accommodate everything to it in the best way practical. This lessons the evil, while fretting and fuming only serve to increase your own torments.~ Thomas Jefferson

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  • When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take — choose the bolder.~ William Joseph Slim
  • You are the person who has to decide. Whether you’ll do it or toss it aside. You are the person who makes up your mind. Whether you’ll lead or will linger behind. Whether you’ll try for the goal that’s afar. Or just be contented to stay where you are.~ Edgar A. Guest
  • You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.~ Dale Carnegie