Best Indecision Quotes On Success In Life

These indecision quotes will inspire you. Indecision is the inability to make a decision quickly.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging indecision quotes, indecision sayings, and indecision proverbs.

Famous Indecision Quotes

  1. “More is lost by indecision than wrong decision. Indecision is the thief of opportunity. It will steal you blind.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  2. “Indecision, doubt and fear. The members of this unholy trio are closely related; where one is found, the other two are close at hand.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  3. “Indecision is fatal. It is better to make a wrong decision than build up a habit of indecision. If you’re wallowing in indecision, you certainty can’t act – and action is the basis of success” ~ Marie Beynon Lyons Ray
  4. “To be constantly changing one’s plans isn’t decision at all-it’s indecision.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore

  5. “The worst decision is indecision.” ~ Ryan Harwood
  6. “Indecision is a major time waster; 80% of decisions should be made the first time they come up” ~ Brian Tracy
  7. “Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.” ~ George Canning
  8. “Through indecision opportunity is often lost.” ~ Publilius Syrus

  9. “Always remember, indecision is decision – usually against you.” ~ Venita VanCaspel
  10. “Worry is a sustained form of fear caused by indecision” ~ Brian Tracy
  11. “Indecision is the greatest thief of opportunity.” ~ Jim Rohn
  12. “Each indecision brings its own delays and days are lost lamenting over lost days… What you can do or think you can do, begin it. For boldness has magic, power, and genius in it.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  13. “Opportunity never sneaks up on those who straddle the fence of indecision.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  14. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” ~ W. H. Murray
  15. “Do I dare Disturb the universe? In a minute there is time For decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  16. “Perhaps, on the whole, embarrassment and perplexity are a kind of natural accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to be driven out of your senses with thinking which of two things you ought to do than to do nothing whatever, and be utterly uninteresting to all the world.” ~ Margaret Oliphant , Indecision quotes life
  17. “Nothing is so exhausting as indecision, and nothing is so futile.” ~ Bertrand Russell

  18. “Inaction and indecision in the present is because of fear of consequences of the future.” ~ L. Ron Hubbard
  19. “Indecision is debilitating; it feeds upon itself; it is, one might almost say, habit-forming. Not only that, but it is contagious; it transmits itself to others.” ~ Heinz Hopf
  20. “Once he makes up his mind, he’s full of indecision. – On Dwight D. Eisenhower” ~ Oscar Levant
  21. “There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for whom the lighting of every cigar, the drinking of every cup, the time of rising and going to bed every day, and the beginning of every bit of work, are subjects of express volitional deliberation.” ~ William James
  22. “Be willing to make decisions. That’s the most important quality in a good leader.” ~ George S. Patton

  23. “Indecision is the seedling of fear.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  24. “We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run down.” ~ Aneurin Bevan
  25. “Indecisiveness wears a person out.” ~ E. L. Konigsburg
  26. “Indecision may or may not be my problem.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  27. “Beige is the color of indecision.” ~ Paula Scher
  28. “Indecision is a virus that can run through an army and destroy its will to win or even to survive.” ~ Frances Mayes
  29. “The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.” ~ Maimonides
  30. “Some live in a state of passionate indecision.” ~ Mason Cooley
  31. “When people get more frustrated by their indecision than by the situation that prompted it, clarity often follows.” ~ Carolyn Hax

  32. “Neither have they hearts to stay, nor wit enough to run away.” ~ Samuel Butler
  33. “More errors arise from inhibited indecision than from impulsive behavior.” ~ Morris L. Ernst
  34. “He who hesitates is sometimes saved.” ~ James Thurber
  35. “Things can harden meaningfully in the moment of indecision” ~ John Ashbery

  36. “One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  37. “Indecision is a decision.” ~ Jason Evert
  38. “The worst of all human ailments: indecision.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  39. “Indecision with the passing of time becomes decision.” ~ Bill W.

  40. “Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.” ~ Charles Stanley
  41. “I’ve never been able to plan my life. I just lurch from indecision to indecision.” ~ Alan Rickman
  42. “Indecision is the key to flexibility.” ~ Kathy Reichs

  43. “There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.” ~ William James
  44. “… I am At war ‘twixt will and will not.” ~ William Shakespeare
  45. “When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.” ~ William James
  46. “Evil draws its power from indecision and concern for what other people think.” ~ Pope Benedict XVI
  47. “The man of decision cannot be stopped! The man of indecision cannot be started! Take your own choice.” ~ Napoleon Hill

  48. “Indecision is actually the individual’s decision to fail.” ~ Raymond Charles Barker
  49. “Be decisive. A wrong decision is generally less disastrous than indecision.” ~ Bernhard Langer
  50. “I used to be indecisive, now I’m not so sure.” ~ W. C. Fields
  51. “Indecision is a form of self-abuse – be ready to step up!” ~ Suzanne Evans

  52. “I used to be indecisive but now I am not quite sure” ~ Tommy Cooper
  53. “Indecision is the most unsexy thing on the planet. I don’t know if I’m sexy but I think decisiveness is sexy. I also lose trust and faith in them when I realise I’m a bit on my own and that’s a very disheartening feeling.” ~ Drew Barrymore
  54. “Indecision is the source of chaos.” – Paris Skyle(Allies of the Night)” ~ Darren Shan

  55. “When you are in doubt, wait. Fall back on the contemplation of your vision, and increase your faith and purpose. And by all means, in times of doubt and indecision, cultivate gratitude.” ~ Wallace D. Wattles
  56. “Twilight was the worst hour, because it was the hour of indecision.” ~ Helen Eustis
  57. “I’m plagued with indecision in my life. I can’t figure out what to order in a restaurant.” ~ Chuck Close

  58. “It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.” ~ Marianne Moore
  59. “Once I make up my mind, I’m full of indecision.” ~ Oscar Levant
  60. “Indecision may or may not be our biggest problem.” ~ Willie Nelson
  61. “I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.” ~ Mark Twain

  62. “All around me insisted that my doubts proved only my own ignorance and sinfulness; that they knew by experience they would soon give place to true knowledge and an advance in religion; and I felt something like indecision.” ~ Maria Monk
  63. “Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.” ~ Richard V. Allen
  64. “You need an infinite stretch of time ahead of you to start to think, infinite energy to make the smallest decision. The world is getting denser. The immense number of useless projects is bewildering. Too many things have to be put in to balance up an uncertain scale. You can’t disappear anymore. You die in a state of total indecision.” ~ Jean Baudrillard
  65. “Error often is to be preferred to indecision.” ~ Aaron Burr

Indecision is wavering between two or more possible courses of action.

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