In this post, you will find great Chose Quotes from famous people, such as Elizabeth Henstridge, Jalen Ramsey, Malik Yoba, Harrison Barnes, Martin Seligman. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I didn’t tell my kids, ‘You have to play viola, and you have to play piano.’ They chose these things on their own, and I don’t think we have to give kids every choice, but we do have to give them some choice because that autonomy is crucial for fostering passion.
I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country.
My dream was to set up my own e-commerce company. In 1999, I gathered 18 people in my apartment and spoke to them for two hours about my vision. Everyone put their money on the table, and that got us $60,000 to start Alibaba. I wanted to have a global company, so I chose a global name.
My natural accent is American. I chose to speak with a U.K. accent when I was about to enter the final year at drama school in London. I was going to try to find a way to stay in the U.K. after I finished college and could not imaginetrying to live and get work there with an American accent.
The idea of the mysticsolo, meditating away on his own, is only one path of yoga. Very early on, I chose the path of Life. One path is austerity and isolation, the other is Life. But they both lead to the same place.
I’d like to think I wouldn’t get booed off stage if I chose not to wear the head – I did gigsprior to having the head made and never had any problems. I’m aware though that, as a gimmick, it can create its own littlemonster as a brand.
And if we are in this state, if we had an eternity of probation, what reason have we to suppose that we should profit by it – if we had ever so long a time to chose for ourselves we should pursue our own will, to gratify our carnal I desires.
Americans chose a free enterprise system designed to provide a quality of opportunity, not compel a quality of results. And that is why this is only place in the world where you can open up a business in the sparebedroom of your home.
I get e-mails daily from people asking me what major I chose in college, how I got started, what equipment I use, etc. Most of the e-mails are from young kids who are trying to figure out what they want to do when they grow up.
My mother told me Homer Ditto was not my father. Nope. Mom had had a fling with some other guy who was my dad. Some dude who didn’t stick around too long who Mom was happy to get rid of. She chose Homer, and Homer chose me, so he lent me his name even though I didn’t have his blood.
The bad press came because they thought I should fight more. I couldn’t get the fights because if I would sign to fight one of King’s guys I would be signed to him. I chose not to do that. In hindsight, that might have been a mistake.
To join or not to join films was the biggest choice I had to make. I’d done two years of biogenetic engineering, was an economicsgraduate and a gold medalist. I had also been a Bharatanatyam dancer from age five, always won the best actressaward in school. Finally, I decided to do things for my soul, chose to act.
I believe I was born for this, to tell people about the Lord. I just wanted to find the best way that I could do it, and music, God graced me to be able to do it, and that was the way that I chose to be effective and tell people that the Lord loves them.
I was about to write that in the future I would chose my words more carefully but I’m sure I won’t.
You can’t disrespect my parents. They stoppedvisiting me because whenever they came, they would be disrespected. It came to a point where I had to choose between my parents and Shweta. I chose my parents.
When I did Mira Nair’s film on AIDS, people told me to stay away from it and even asked me reasons why I chose to do a film on the stigma. My reason for choosing the movie is similar. It is a socialreality and there is no harm being a part of a movie like this as it really dissects the reality of the crisis.
In Korea, when I started, there wasn’t a trend where people chose to be both actors and singers. I was the first to do both. It was a great dealhard work, but I got a lot of support and love from my audience. And for me to receive the same treatment overseas, I felt that I was also very lucky.
I know that some of the characters I played were trash. But then, I chose to take up those roles, as I enjoyed doing them.
In the end, I didn’t think I was good enough to use sax as a stage performer to get where I wanted, and thank God I chose my voice as my instrument instead. You needto be honest with yourself, and I was.
Being on the road has about 2 1/2 hours a day that are really great, and that’s when you’re onstage. The other 21 1/2 hours are very boring… It becomes like a void, and we chose to fill it with all the wrong things.
I chose busking because I didn’t want to be working for someone else. I wanted to work as I am. I feel like you ultimately do have a choice if you have your vision. So, I had a vision forever that I was going to play music. And there was no stopping that.
Everybody has their manifesto; let them talk their language, come to the people, and the people will decide. In a democracy, no party or candidatewins or loses. If you, the people, chose a wrong man, you lose; if you chose the right one, you win.
They say that every Jewish person is supposedto love one black person in his life. I’m glad Lorne Michaels chose me.
From the very start, if there was a spotlight, I would step into it. My parents wondered what to do with this insufferable show-off. They chose acting for me, and I’m very grateful I can still make a living from it.
I remember when I saw ‘King’s Speech’ or ‘Girl With the Pearl Earring;’ there are moments in my life where I was blown away and thought, ‘Wow, that’s why I chose to be a film composer.’ These films are so beautiful and so strong, and the music can be very much part of the emotion.
The victory of Hamas is not only based on the corruption of the Palestinian Authority. Hamas has a vision and a program, and this is the reason why the Palestinian people chose Hamas. However, there is no doubt that the corruption helped Hamas’s victory.
My first manager chose the name Engelbert Humperdinck for me. My real name is Arnold George Dorsey. It didn’t really quite hit the entertainment industry the way it should have. But when my manager chose the name Engelbert Humperdinck, I had a hit recordimmediately, which was called ‘Release Me.’
I was at that point where my children needed more than going around the planet in the back of a bus. They needed stability, they needed to build their own lives and relationships, and I needed to put my life on hold. I made my choice – I chose my children.
I don’t write about anything I don’t want to write about. I like to think I could write about anything pretty much that I chose to. I have been asked to write songs about specific things, and I’ve always been able to come up with the goods.
Because I work so much, people think that I have a team writing for me, but that’s not why I chose to write music for films. I chose to write music because I like to write music. So every single note that comes out of my studio is written by me, and I wouldn’t be able to do two movies at the same time.
Everything in our family was always boxing. It was the life my father chose for me.
I think you can assume because our pool of Asian-Americans actresses or actors – men and women – is pretty small, that whatever project is out there I probably have been asked to audition or I probably chose to not go in it for variousaspects.
Family means the most to me. To me, that’s the life I chose, that’s the life I wanted, that’s the life I dreamed of. Of course, I want cars, jewelry, a nice house and all those type of things, but the key values to me, is growing and being in a partnership, a family.
They’re hit writers. They’re gonna write me a hit whether I wanted it or not you know? I could have put out a single a year ago with the Neptunes and maybe been writing now on top but that was not the path that I chose.
I chose my pen name when I was ten, because I knew even then that my legal name would be more trouble than it was worth.
In ‘Burrraah,’ I play a teacher whoseaim is to reform a bunch of rowdy boys. My character is very interesting and I chose this film for a Punjabi debut because of its story, script, screenplay and director, Sagar Sharma. I love the way he narrates a story.
When I chose to come to Milan, I knew there would be another side to the medal from the one I saw the day I was presented here. The message the club were giving out was clear: this year is no joking matter.
It was very difficult when I was young because there are problems with violence, gangs, guns, drugs – a criminal life. I had friends that choose a criminal life. Some of them are in prison, and some of them are dead. They chose the bad way.
One of the reasons I chose to come to Liverpool was because of the mentality of the club. It’s a working club and a working city. I don’t know why, but I feel like one of the people here. They recognise me and wish me luck, but in Spain, they surround you and you can’t do anything. I think they’re happy with me here.
I ran track in high school very competitively, and then ran it D-1 at Boston University. I ran there on an athletic scholarship and chose BU because they had both a good track program and an arts program.
I like to think about the biblical story of the woman at the well and how out of order her life was. Jesus pointed out she’d had five husbands and was living with a sixth. But Jesus chose her to be the one who would take the good news of the Messiah‘s arrival to her village.
I’m not looking for career attention, for more success, more money. I’m just singing songs I chose because I love them.
Obviously, since 9/11, here in this country there has been a resurgence of fear and people feeling distrustful of other people that are different. And what we chose to do was to focus on people coming together, working across those barriers of race, of culture, of religion, and really finding a heart connection.
Basketball was always my sport. It just took me until my second year of college for me to realize that I was a better baseball player than a basketball player. But basketball was always my number one love. Finally found out I was better at baseball and chose to pursue that route.
The extreme side of my personality, which I chose to sort of display, was snowballing and getting a life of its own. It was like looking in a mirror and not recognising myself.
I went to America on holiday when I was 17 and, before I knew it, I’d been signed up by an agency and had these obligations I didn’t understand, but which I couldn’t say no to. This industry chose me. But I did choose to make it fulfilling.
When we made ‘Life in a Day,’ we asked people around the globe to record their lives on a single ordinary day. When we were cutting that film, we talked about what it might be like if we chose a day that already had significance to people. The result is ‘Christmas in a Day.’
I’m a genre writer – I chose to be one, I ended up one, I still am one, and I’m not writing transgressive, genre-blurring fiction. I write ‘core SF’ – it mayoccasionallyincorporatehorror or noir tropes, but it’s not pretending to be anything other than what it is.
I knew I wanted to be an engineer, but I didn’t know what type of engineer. I chose electrical engineering primarily because it was the hardest one to get into. It’s ridiculous when I think about it now, but it worked out OK.
I found my place when I moved to London, where I chose to live, making my own tribe who were all from different backgrounds and places. The class thing is very dominant there, but in the cultural cross-fertilization, I felt a sense of belonging.
I think that the reason Clinton chose Gore was that he was an example of what Clinton was like. He was kind of almost like the yellow magic marker that you use to highlight the text so that you can really remember what are the most salient features of it.
Growing up biracial and speaking four languages – French, Chinese, Portuguese, and English – gave me a different lens. I was always very acutely aware of coming from a different perspective. I think that definitely contributed to what I chose to do with my life.
No, I chose the name Jane Seymour because I was doing my first film, ‘Oh! What a Lovely War,’ and one of the top agents in England spotted me dancing in the chorus. I was a singer and dancer in that movie with MaggieSmith, um, and he told me he couldn’t sell me as Joyce Penelope Willomena Frankenburger.
I’ve written books for awhile, but always on a pretty small scale and always pretty self-indulgent. I chose projects that I thought would be really fun to work on and found friends to work on them with me, and it was all about the process.
Our morality is based on so many factors: of where we were born, who we were born to, what values were instilled in us, what values we chose, the way that our lives have shaped us. That dictates so much of what we assume is our morality, and also the culture, all of these things.
I chose John Carroll Lynch as my SAG name when I was 19 years old. I was working in D.C., and I got my SAG card by doing a first aid film for the Red Cross called ‘Bleeding Control’. They had a union contract.
I chose Chelsea because I spoke with the manager here and when I did that, I felt the capacity of the manager and that is why I made my decision. And of course I like Premier League football and that is why I decided to stay in the Premier League.
Mostly, I would like people to ask other writers about the craft of their writing so we could learn from one another. We ask movie directors why they chose to use certain lights and angles and speeds of film, but most of the time, we ignore the craft of a writer.
I’m actually a very shy person, which is why I always chose to be in the kitchen. You can make people happy and entertain them, without really being there. You can make a very short appearance and then say, ‘I’ve got something on the stove, gotta go!’
I chose to stay with tennis and they didn’t understand that at the school.
We chose the actors thru a series of auditions when we started the show.
We do have a problem in this country. You can either make a movie and ignore that, or you can acknowledge it and say, this is the water that we’re living in. You know this – the movie lives in this – it’s centered around this particular problem, and I chose to acknowledge it.
I stubbornly chose the most difficult sport for myself. When I reached the summit, I felt like screaming at the top of my voice. I wanted to tell the world: here I am. I have saved that moment inside me.
I don’t know why I chose to make my debut with ‘Dil Maange More.’ The film had three leadingladies – Tulip Joshi, Ayesha Takia and me – opposite Shahid Kapoor. I was fresh to Bollywood at that time because I had just come back from England and had no clue about hero-heroine dynamics in India.
Yahoo! had a choice. It chose to provide an e-mail service hosted on servers based inside China, making itself subject to Chinese legal jurisdiction. It didn’t have to do that. It could have provided a service hosted offshore only.
I feel bound to respect Ronald Reagan, as every American should – not least because he chose a career of public service when he could have made a lot more money doing something else, and not least because he took genuine risks for peace.
I commuted to the prestigious Hibiya High School from my uncle‘s home in Tokyo. During the high school years, I developed an interest in chemistry, so upon graduation, I chose to take an entranceexamination for the Department of Chemistry of the University of Kyoto, the old capital of Japan.
In fact, most of the roles that I did came to me after being rejected by others. I chose them because of the potential. Every film that I have chosen has been crucial in my career, be it a hit or a flop.
I wanted a CFO with public company experience; I needed an HR department, new office space, and a board which could help me grow the business. Insight, the private equityfirm I chose, helped me with all that.
For a long time I thought I should be a civil engineer. That seemed to be the only thing worth doing, and I chose the wrong subjects at A-level. I read all the sciences to start with, and then had to admit, ‘This isn’t what I want to do’ and changed course.
One of the things I wanted to do with ‘The Turn’ was write a production of songs that could be stripped down to one or twoinstruments if you chose to do it.
I am motivated to write because it is what I am meant to do. It is not a choice – it is what I am. I did not choose writing – it chose me. And I believe it is necessarily that way. Anyone doing this for some other reason should not be.
I had to choose between the president and the Constitution. I was aware of the fact that I could be compelled to testify. But I chose the Constitution. No Armyofficer wants to be put in that position, but there I was.
Milan is my home, where I chose to go and where my heart really is.
I think I finally chose the graduate degree in engineering primarily because it only took one year and law school took three years, and I felt the pressure of being a little behind – although I was just 22.
Daniel J. Evans
I chose a career in medicine because I wanted a tangibleskill with which to serve people. And so my role as a physician is my attempt to do that.
I never chose to be in Russia, and I would prefer to be in my own country, but if I can’t make it home, I will continue to work very much in the same way that I have… What happens to me is not as important; I simply serve as the mechanism of disclosure.