The choices she’s made have left her without choice.
A person’s looking for a simple truth to live by, there it is. CHOICE. To refuse to passively accept what we’ve been handed by nature or society, but to choose for ourselves. CHOICE. That’s the difference between emptiness and substance, between a life actually lived and a wimpy shadow cast on an office wall.
There is always a choice.” “You mean I could choose certain death?” “A choice nevertheless, or perhaps an alternative. You see I believe in freedom. Not many people do, although they will of course protest otherwise. And no practical definition of freedom would be complete without the freedom to take the consequences. Indeed, it is...
A person cannot direct his emotional life in the way he bids his motor system to reach for a cup. He cannot will himself to want the right thing or to love the right person or to be happy after a disappointment, or even to be happy in happy times. People lack this capacity not...
I don’t want to be told that it’s the people with power over us who are guilty, that we’re innocent slaves, that we’re not guilty because we’re not free. I am free! I’m building a Vernichtungslager; I have to answer to the people who’ll be gassed here. I can say “No”. There’s nothing can stop...
We equate choice with freedom, but they are not the same.
My destiny plays with me in such a wayI feel I play with my destiny.
We don’t choose our wildest dreams. They choose us.
There are many differing viewpoints on nature versus nurture, and there are those who believe that bad behavior can be excused and understood if a person doesn’t know better. The theory that someone who has been abused as a child will go on to abuse their own children, and so on, because they don’t know...
We have more choice than ever before about where and how we buy and read books.
It’ll be more difficult to call somebody on the outside for the more choice assignments.
And he who wields white, wild magic gold is a paradoxFor he is everything and nothingHero and foolPotent, helplessAnd with one word of truth or treacheryHe will save or damn the earthBecause he is mad and saneCold and passionateLost and found
Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice.
This was a setback, not only for AT&T but for any consumer who wants a choice of cable providers.
Maybe none of us can choose who we love, Cas. None of the lucky ones, anyway. The only choice we have is how we serve that love. And Ethan’s made his choice. What about you? Are you going to reject it, or make the best of what you’ve been given?
It comes down to a political choice, … whether this is the kind of thing where you happily wait and continue unemployment insurance in the hope that certain industries bounce back cyclically, or you accept the fact that certain job categories are gone for good.
Maybe there was relief to be found in the prospect of having no choice.
Deus ex machina not only erases all meaning and emotion, it’s an insult to the audience. Each of us knows we must choose and act, for better or worse, to determine the meaning of our lives…Deus ex machina is an insult because it is a lie.
To say you have no choice is to relieve yourself of responsibility.
The spiritual freedom we seek cannot be found by grasping at, retreating to, or protecting our perceived safe spaces. Our freedom lies in remaining open continuously, not only to Life’s changes but also to the Divine Light within us and others. This is our choice. Although often perceived as a weakness, being open and surrendering...
To every man there openeth A way, and ways, and a way. And the high soul climbs the high way, And the low soul gropes the low: And in between, on the misty flats, The rest drift to and fro. But to every man there openeth A high way and a low, And every man...
What to wear: An employee chooses. How to dress: His employer chose.
Dennis is the No. 1 choice right now. The people in Idaho would love to see him return.
This law is a monumental setback for women in South Dakota and across the country. Anti-choice politicians in 11 other states are pushing similar bans. President Bush has created a climate with his judicial appointments in which anti-choice lawmakers feel emboldened …
Choosing one thing over another doesn’t necessarily mean we love the thing we choose. If given the choice to eat spinach or broccoli, you may choose broccoli. It may only mean you don’t want to eat spinach. Heaven is not for people who just want to skip Hell. Heaven is reserved for those who love...
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
it (love) must be a conscious choice and not an emotional response (Matthew 5:46).
Choice is the keynote of self-determinism. To determine anything, you must have the choice to determine. Choice to determine means that you must have the power of decision. Decision and time have a lot in common. When we have clean, clear decision, we have clean, clear time. And when we have indecision, there is an...
I never fell. I don’t care what they say. I’m still doing my job, as I see it.
Violence only begets violence when we allow it to. We always have a choice.
… is it truly possible to steal a life, if… the Self is eternal and cannot die? Should this be so, then one who ‘murders’ does no more than transgress against the will of another, whose choice it is to live. At bottom, a murderer offends not against the body, but against the spirit.