If one does not know to which port one is sailing,
no wind is favorable.

— Seneca (the Younger)

The indispensable first step
to getting the things you want out of life is this:
decide what you want.

— Ben Stein

If you choose not to decide,
you still have made a choice.

— Rush

Life works when you choose what you got.
Actually what you got is what you chose.
To move on, choose it.

— Werner Erhard

I can teach anybody how
to get what they want out of life.
The problem is that I can’t find anybody
who can tell me what they want.

— Mark Twain

The hardest thing to learn in life
is which bridge to cross and which to burn.

— David Russell

To change and to change for the better
are two different things.

— German proverb

The strongest principle of growth
lies in the human choice.

— George Eliot

Destiny is not a matter of chance,
but of choice,
not something to wish for,
but to attain.

— William Jennings Bryan

By the choices and acts of our lives,
we create the person that we are
and the faces that we wear.

— Kenneth Patton

Choice of attention,
to pay attention to this and ignore that,
is to the inner life
what choice of action is to the outer.
In both cases,
a man is responsible for his choice
and must accept the consequences,
whatever they may be.

— W. H. Audex