In this post, you will find great Deciding Quotes from famous people, such as Diane Sawyer, Shannon Purser, Phoebe Philo, Russell Baker, Jonathan Zittrain. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
TV broadcasting is owned, in the sense that governments around the world have asserted power over the airwaves that permeate their territories, deciding who can use what bandwidth and why – and those with licenses then, with exceptions determined by regulators, decide what to broadcast.
The minute you start the process of deciding to make a film and you’re communicating that vision to anyone, you’re in the process of selling. If you don’t understand that, you’re not in show business. You’re just not.
At Warby Parker, we ask ourselves a number of questions when deciding whether or not to partner up with a designer, or a nonprofit or brand. Is the potential collaboration new? Is it unexpected? Will it result in something worth talking about over dinner? Will it do good? Will it introduce us to a new audience?
A human being is a deciding being.
Part of resilience is deciding to make yourself miserable over something that matters, or deciding to make yourself miserable over something that doesn’t matter.
One thing young people have to always keep in mind when deciding what they want to do with their lives is, is it fun? Is it something that I’m interested in? Is it something I enjoy?
If you do any thorough, apples-to-apples, objective comparison of AWS versus Microsoft, you don’t come out deciding that they’re comparable platforms.
Citizen journalism and even our ethnic press could be harmed by big companies deciding where we can get our news.
Ultimately, in regular television, you’ve got seven or eight executives and maybe 50 people in the room with dials who are deciding whether a show goes – and it’s not a great way, because we’re making mass entertainment.
Living is a constant process of deciding what we are going to do.
I found an approach to investing that made enormous sense to me: rigorously analyzing a company‘s fundamentals, understanding exactly how it makes money, developing a view on the business’s future prospects, and deciding if it’s a good business.
Before my first child was born, I had nothing going on professionally really, and it’s been a very blessed period of creativity for me since he arrived. It’s very surreal. It’s almost as if the babies are out there pulling strings somewhere, deciding what kind of life they want to be born into.
I read ‘Lean In’ at a really important time as I was deciding to run for office.
It was a life decision, deciding which path to take in my career. I needed time to get together with my family and closest friends.
I had a very difficult time deciding to go on my mission. It was hard to set aside my basketball career.
When I’m in management meetings when we’re deciding my future, those decisions are left up to me. I’m the one who has to go out and fulfill all these obligations, so I should be able to choose which ones I do or not. That’s the part of my life where I feel most in control.
The secret to adulthood is that 99% of the time, you actually know the right thing to do. Adults make it hard when they are deciding whether to do the right thing.
Either people are changing their minds about Trump, or increasing numbers of his supporters are deciding it is too embarrassing to admit they support him. Neither is a particularly good position to be in.
If a novelist has created vivid characters, interesting relationships, settings the reader can easily imagine, and intriguing stories, a screenwriter has loads to work with. The challenge comes with deciding what to cut and what to keep.
There’s a very big difference between people deciding to absent themselves from a shared space in order to make a point, which I support, and people deciding to absent somebody else, which I’m absolutely opposed to.
Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.
Deciding not to decide is, of course, among the most important things done by the Supreme Court. It takes a lot of doing, but it can be done.
I strongly believe that appearance is important, as it’s the first impression you get, but that is definitely not the deciding factor.
Marriage is not easy. You have to decide to work. That’s what it really comes down to: two people deciding to stay together or not.
No matter who you are in your day-to-day life, and no matter what you look like, and whatever insecurities you’re dealing with, you can fully transform yourself. It’s as easy as deciding to transform yourself.
When you first start, you just want to get a job. It goes from that to really deciding what kind of work you want to do and what kind of actor you want to be – and it only gets harder.
The Australian way of affirmative action is setting goals and recognising discrimination and lack of opportunity and deciding to take action and setting some goals and targets. I guess I prefer that language to talking about quotas.
I find it interesting that 16-year-olds are having plastic surgery. People in their 40s used to think, ‘I’m aging, I have to do something about it.’ Now children are deciding they don’t like the way they look.
You have to think of your career the way you look at the ocean, deciding which wave you’re gonna take and which waves you’re not gonna take. Some of the waves are going to be big, some are gonna be small, sometimes the sea is going to be calm. Your career is not going to be one steady march upward to glory.
After university, I taught in a sixth-form college in York for a year and a half before deciding to try acting.
A good expedition doesn’t need a leader at all. You are deciding day by day, discussing it in a democratic way.
The same kinds of stereotypes and hunches that George Zimmerman used when deciding that, you know, Trayvon Martin seemed like a threat in his neighborhood, law enforcement officers employ all the time.
If businesses don’t know from state to state what the requirements are for taxes, they have to waste a lot of money on accountants and lawyers before deciding to expand their business into the state next door.
There’s a rhythm to the legislative session and there are rhythms to legislative sessions. So I think that’s very important to take into consideration when you are deciding what to do when.
Deciding taste is egotistical, but that’s how taste is established, by somebody having the courage to say, ‘I don’t want to sell that.’
The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor?
We’re seeing a new ‘Gilded Age,’ where inheritance is a deciding factor in who becomes the wealthiest.
I think there are narratives going on all the time that we think of as tangential – up until they turn out to be deciding factors in our lives.
Science is based on the possibility of objectivity, on the possibility of different people checking out for themselves the observations made by others. Without that possibility, there is no empirical principle capable of deciding between different arguments and theories.
I started school because I felt like, as a songwriter, I was operating solely on instinct, and I was having a hard time deciding exactly what words I wanted to use. I felt like I wanted to be a writer, and being a curious person, school felt like a way to solve the problems I was having with my own work.
One of the perks of growing up, but also one of the biggest challenges, is making decisions about the future. Deciding what kind of job you want, whether you want to finish school, or whether you want to go to university are huge choices to make.
The most important thing when deciding on a club are the traditions of the team and the project of the club – what it is they want to do in the future.
We’ve heard people say that teachers have no business going rogue and trying to select their own books, technology, and classes – and citizens have no business deciding what is worthy. We believe in teachers. We believe in the wisdom of the crowd.
I would like to explore before deciding my kind of genre.
I had a chance to go on the Supreme Court of the United States, and my whole family was more disappointed in my deciding not to do that than in my deciding not to run for president – much more.
You think that somehow they didn’t come after me to get rid of me because my vote is the deciding vote in the health care bill? Then, ladies and gentlemen, you live today in a world that is so innocent as to not understand what’s going on in Washington, D.C.
There’s some way in which we would prefer not to see very clearly the immense gifts and intelligence of some of the people who live in our most abject conditions. Maybe there are some things at work in deciding who gets to be society’s winners and who gets to be society’s losers that don’t have to do with merit.
I love playing football. I love being happy. I love playing games. I think that’s going to be the ultimate deciding factor in where I go.
I like Diaspora because it’s audacious, it’s driven by passion, and it’s very, very hard to do. After all, who in their right mind would set as a goal taking on Facebook? That’s sort of like deciding to build a better search engine – very expensive, with a high likelihood of failure.
I think my biggest mistake was deciding not to go to law school directly after I graduated from college.
It’s incredibly important that I decided to serve my country before deciding to run for office.
We don’t agree with Caitlyn Jenner deciding she is the spokesperson for trans people.
If women want to ensure themselves a meaningful place in the future, they need to be among those determining how the technology will be used. They need to be among those deciding whether it will be the great leveler or simply serve to worsen social divisions.
The deciding factor of why some entrepreneurs are successful and others fail is not limited to your DNA or your education; it is about the actions you take as the leader of your business.
My opinion has always been that when it comes to deciding where specialist centres should be located, whether they are regional or national specialities, it should be done on clinical grounds.
I became interested in making books, starting about 1965, when I did the Serial Project #1, deciding that I needed a small book to show how the work could be understood and how the system worked.
To put it mildly, I’m not crazy about the implication that pregnant women are incapable of deciding for themselves.
There is no evidence that an animal can take on the sophisticated task of deciding to end his life and to communicate that decision to us.
Majorities and minorities cannot rightfully be taken at all into account in deciding questions of justice.
I remember the moment in which we were taken hostage in Libya, and we were asked to lie face down on the ground, and they started putting our arms behind our backs and started tying us up. And we were each begging for our lives because they were deciding whether to execute us, and they had guns to our heads.
The key is taking responsibility and initiative, deciding what your life is about and prioritizing your life around the most important things.
I’ve always performed. From the time that I was little, I was pretty precocious and always gravitated toward performing arts. But I was scared at first, deciding to do it for a living. So, initially, I majored in journalism, and I was pretty miserable.
Not deciding is a decision. People don’t realize that not making a decision is a decision in itself.
The Seventies seemed like this really open time. There were a lot of strong women characters deciding what kind of artists they wanted to be.
This is how I see myself, as a player that at the end of the day, whether I have a letter or not, I know that when we’re in overtime or it’s a deciding moment in the game my teammates are looking at me to step up. To me that’s all I need to know.