Incarcerating people for their [drug] consumption choices has the consistency of arresting a survivor of suicide for attempted murder.
Time after time, on matters great and small, we are still standing on the sidelines, mutely accepting what is decided elsewhere instead of raising our voices and making our own choices. Scotland's much vaunted partnership of Jonah and the whale.Winnie Ewing
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.J. K. Rowling
History teaches us that enmities between nations?do not last forever.Wemustconduct ouraffairsinsuchaway that it becomes in the communists' interests to agree on a genuine peace?to let each nation choose its own future, so long as that choice does not interfere with the choices of others. If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
When you are knocked down you have two choices - stay down or get back up, stronger.alesha dixon
There's been nothing proven that violence in video games has an impact. As a parent though, and I'm a parent for a 20-year-old, for a 16-year-old and for a 10-year-old, and so, you know, I make choices everyday for my kids as to what games I think is appropriate for them to play. And, you know, in the end it's up to the parents, it's up to the gamers themselves working with their parents, if they're under 21, to make the smartest choice for the games they play.reggie fils-aime
I'd like to dedicate this award to all the women before me that never had the chances that I've had, the survivors, the pioneers and the outcasts. My blood, my tradition. And I'd like to thank all the people in this industry who've respected my choices and have not been afraid of the power and dignity that that entitled me to.jodie foster
In short, the elimination of the financial legacy of Reaganomics could force the United States to make some exceptionally difficult choices indeed.robert gilpin
Your choices: spend, and believe in things; save, and believe in money.james richardson
I don't think right-wing social engineering is any more desirable than left-wing social engineering. I don't think imposing radical change from the right or the left is a very good way for a free society to operate. I think we need a national conversation to get to a better Medicare system with more choices for seniors.newt gingrich
I told Johnson and old colleagues on Capitol Hill that we had two clear choices. Either win the [Vietnam] war in a relatively short time, say within a year, or pull out all our troops and come home.barry goldwater
Thwarted, or starved, in the important objects proper to young capacities, the boys and young men naturally find or invent deviant objects for themselves. ... Their choices and inventions are rarely charming, usually stupid, and often disastrous; we cannot expect average kids to deviate with genius. But on the other hand, the young men who conform to the dominant society become for the most part apathetic, disappointed, cynical and wasted.paul goodman
The best thing software can be is easy, but the way to do this is to get the defaults right, not to limit users' choices.paul graham
Facilitative attitudes (and skills) can help a therapist gain entry into the group Freedom from a desire to control the outcome, and respect for the capacity of the group, and skills in releasing individual expression Openness to all attitudes no matter how extreme or unrealistic they may seem Acceptance of the problems experienced by the group where they are clearly defined as issues Allowance of the freedom of choices in direction, either for the group or individuals particularly in the near futurecarl rogers
The natural state of man is to want to be free. To have opportunities. To have choices.Donald Rumsfeld
AWARENESS is the path to better choices. Self-AWARENESS is the key to peace . AWARENESS opens the mind and heart to new possibilities.
In short, the elimination of the financial legacy of Reaganomics could force the United States to make some exceptionally difficult choices indeed.
Libertarianism is, as the name implies, the belief in liberty. Libertarians believe that each person owns his own life and property, and has the right to make his own choices as to how he lives his life as long as he simply respects the same right of others to do the same.
I made a deal with the devil, Jimmy. She dies, I go free. [Jim Raynor: "We all got out choices to make."] Damn Shame...
If we have a logical process, we are more apt to make logical choices. And good choices show good common sense.