Best Wrong Decision Quotes On Success In Life

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

Famous Wrong Decision Quotes

  1. “The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.” ~ Maimonides
  2. “A decision made from fear is always the wrong decision.” ~ Tony Robbins
  3. “Once – many, many years ago – I thought I made a wrong decision. Of course, it turned out that I had been right all along. But I was wrong to have thought that I was wrong” ~ John Foster Dulles
  4. “Consider what you think justice requires, and decide accordingly. But never give your reasons; for your judgment will probably be right, but your reasons will certainly be wrong.” ~ William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield
  5. “Making a wrong decision is understandable. Refusing to search continually for learning is not.” ~ Phil Crosby

  6. “The right decision is the wrong decision if it’s made too late.” ~ Lee Iacocca
  7. “Decide promptly, but never give any reasons for your decisions. Your decisions may be right, but your reasons are sure to be wrong.” ~ William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield
  8. “Be decisive. A wrong decision is generally less disastrous than indecision.” ~ Bernhard Langer
  9. “A wrong decision isn’t forever; it can always be reversed. The losses from a delayed decision are forever; they can never be retrieved.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith
  10. “What is the secret of success? Right decisions. How do you make right decisions? Experience. How do you gain experience? Wrong decisions.” ~ Abdul Kalam

  11. “More is lost by indecision than wrong decision. Indecision is the thief of opportunity. It will steal you blind.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  12. “Even a good decision if made for the wrong reasons can be a wrong decision.” ~ Jonathan Pryce
  13. “The worst thing you can do is nothing.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  14. “Make a decision and then make it right. There just are no wrong decisions. You could go this way, or that way and either way will eventually get you to where you want to be. But in the moment you start complimenting yourself on the decision you’ve made, in that moment, you come back into vibrational alignment with who-you-really-are.” ~ Esther Hicks
  15. “If I make a wrong decision, I worry what might have been. I stress out over very insignificant things.” ~ Courtney Barnett

  16. “The competition between human beings destroys with cold and diabolic brutality… Under the pressure of this competitive fury we have not only forgotten what is useful to humanity as a whole but even that which is good and advantageous to the individual. […] One asks, which is more damaging to modern humanity: the thirst for money or consuming haste… in either case, fear plays a very important role: the fear of being overtaken by one’s competitors, the fear of becoming poor, the fear of making wrong decisions or the fear of not being up to snuff…” ~ Konrad Lorenz
  17. “Any wrong decision you have ever made will become unimportant when your attention has shifted from it to a creative reason for living right here and now.” ~ Raymond Charles Barker
  18. “If wrong decisions, both from a governance perspective and ethics, happen, this is a slippery slope that we will go down. Unless and until you recognize this, you will not take the right decisions.” ~ Cyrus Pallonji Mistry
  19. “I am very indecisive. I’m always afraid of making the wrong decision.” ~ Katie Leung
  20. “When you lose a customer, it can be tempting to tell each other, “That customer’s not very sharp. They just made the wrong decision”.” ~ Bill Gates

  21. “Egoistical opinion that a man is the king of nature was created by the man himself, so he can justify his wrong decisions.” ~ Ruben Papian
  22. “Peer pressure is something everyone will face in school. You have to really go by what you think is the right thing to do. Turn to the friends you trust the most when you are put in a compromising situation. If your friends are making the wrong decision, then turn to your parents.” ~ Madisen Beaty
  23. “I say this in the book [Today Matters], we either spend our day repairing or preparing and if I haven’t taken good care of my today’s, they accumulate. So all of a sudden today what I’m doing is I’m going back, I’m repairing bad relationships and wrong decisions, and I’m digging a hole. I’m not making any progress because I’m in a repairing mode, versus if I really make today count that prepares me for tomorrow. Tomorrow really will take care of itself if I do the right thing today.” ~ John C. Maxwell , Relationship wrong decision quotes
  24. “I got to a point in my life when I’d done loads of things I regretted. I made all the wrong decisions. I was trying to fill my life with all these projects, hoping that one of them would succeed. I was like a cheating girlfriend. I was cheating on all the bands with other bands, and I was trying to manage everything.” ~ Duffy
  25. “The best thing you can do is follow your dreams” ~ The Rev

  26. “I had a very insightful friend who warned me back when I stopped reading scripts, ‘It’s easier to change directions while you’re still moving.’ If you stop, it’s harder to get started again. I still don’t think I made the wrong decision, but he was right.” ~ Debra Winger
  27. “Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn’t have the courage to say “yes” to life?” ~ Paulo Coelho
  28. “It’s easier to change directions while you’re still moving.” ~ Debra Winger
  29. “Surfing and music were incredible outlets for me when I was a kid. And there are some really tricky times when you’re growing up and it’s easy to make a wrong decision, even with a good family and community around you. Surfing and music kept me out of trouble.” ~ Jon Foreman
  30. “There are no wrong decisions ― only different ones.” ~ Libba Bray

  31. “One person making a wrong decision affects the whole country.” ~ Jared Diamond
  32. “The only way to make the right decision is to find out which is the wrong decision, to examine that other path without fear, and only then decide.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  33. “Check your ego at the door and check your gut instead. Every right decision I have ever made has come from my gut. Every wrong decision I’ve made was the result of me not listening to the greater voice of myself” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  34. “The best decision is the right decision. The next best decision is the wrong decision. The worst decision is no decision.” ~ Scott McNealy
  35. “Young people in the business have grown up and made the wrong decisions, or bad decisions, and haven’t been good role models. To be someone that people look up to is important to me.” ~ Justin Bieber

  36. “It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” ~ Tony Robbins
  37. “I’ve got this image in my head of how I want my life to look, and I have absolutely no idea how to get there. And I’m so scared that I’ll make some wrong decision – just one – and everything will get messed up and go wrong -for good.” ~ Lisa Ann Sandell
  38. “But to procrastinate and prevaricate simply because you’re afraid of erring, when others – I mean our brethren in Germany – must make infinitely more difficult decisions every day, seems to me almost to run counter to love. To delay or fail to make decisions may be more sinful than to make wrong decisions out of faith and love.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer , Wrong decision quotes for love
  39. “I’m not religious, I’m not romantic and I live purely by logic. I make every decision by logic and sometimes that leads me to the right and sometimes to the wrong decision.” ~ Laura Marling
  40. “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

  41. “Be brave and fearless to know that even if you do make a wrong decision, you’re making it for a good reason.” ~ Adele
  42. “People who to back and chastise themselves, or second guess themselves, for making a wrong decision or a weak decision continues to set themselves up for failure in future decisions simply because they don’t trust themselves.” ~ Jeffrey Gitomer
  43. “you must be careful never to allow doubt to paralyze you. always take the decisions you need to take, even if you’re not sure you’re doing the right thing. You’ll never go wrong if, when you make a decision, you keep in mind an old German proverb: ‘The devil is in the detail.’ Remember that proverb and you’ll always be able to turn a wrong decision into a right one.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  44. “The stagnation of the Japanese economy in the past 20 years is eloquent testimony to the fact that government usually gets it wrong. Sometimes it makes the wrong decision because it fails to anticipate the market (as Japan did when it downplayed laptop computers and stressed mainframes).” ~ Dick Morris
  45. “Hillary Clinton, all talk. Unfortunately, when there is action it’s always the wrong decision.” ~ Donald Trump

  46. “When the Statist makes a wrong decision, its impact is far-reaching, for he uses the power of government to impose his decision on as many individuals and businesses as possible, which distorts the free market itself.” ~ Mark Levin
  47. “No one believes more firmly than Comrade Napoleon that all animals are equal. He would be only too happy to let you make your decisions for yourselves. But sometimes you might make the wrong decisions, comrades, and then where should we be?” ~ George Orwell
  48. “Over the last couple of years, the photos of me when I was a kid… well, they’ve started to give me a little pang or something – not unhappiness, exactly, but some kind of quiet, deep regret… I keep wanting to apologize to the little guy: “I’m sorry, I’ve let you down. I was the person who was supposed to look after you, but I blew it: I made wrong decisions at bad times, and I turned you into me.” ~ Nick Hornby
  49. “I made a series of wrong decisions about moderately recent books, and I’ve sold the rights to studios for ridiculous amounts of money and the films have never been made. That’s the saddest thing of all, because they’re locked up and no-one else can make them.” ~ John le Carre
  50. “Goals happen to be restrictive to me. Goals can cause me to maybe miss out or make a wrong decision on an opportunity that pops up.” ~ Rush Limbaugh

  51. “I was never afraid to step out and make a decision. It might have been the wrong decision. I’m not afraid to tell somebody if I think they’re wrong, as long as I know that I’m right. I would always try to make sure that I was right and then I’d voice my opinion.” ~ Michael E. Thornton
  52. “Human beings make mistakes, so we all make mistakes and wrong decisions. Being able to make a decision and act upon it is not gender-specific.” ~ Helen Mirren
  53. “So much of what I’ve learned, so much of what’s good in my life, was learned because something bad happened, or from making the wrong decision. Through bad decisions I learned how to find the ways to make the right ones.” ~ Cheryl Strayed
  54. “God is interested in developing your character. At times He lets you proceed, but He will never let you go too far without discipline to bring you back. In your relationship with God, He may let you make a wrong decision. Then the Spirit of God causes you to recognize that it is not God’s will. He guides you back to the right path.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  55. “A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one.” ~ Rita Mae Brown

  56. “If you make the wrong decision, you make the wrong decision. That’s all there is to it. There are few guarantees in life. One of them is that you will make lots of mistakes The worst thing you can do is wimp out and spend your life in suspended animation refusing to make a choice because it may not be a perfect one.” ~ Nicholas Lore
  57. “Every time you make the hard, correct decision you become a bit more courageous, and every time you make the easy, wrong decision you become a bit more cowardly. If you are CEO, these choices will lead to a courageous or cowardly company.” ~ Ben Horowitz
  58. “When it comes to losing with United, I feel solely responsible for it. I can’t help it. My brain will work like mad after a defeat. I want to know where I have made the wrong decisions, how I could have changed things for this fantastic club.” ~ Ruud van Nistelrooy
  59. “No matter how much you screw up your own life by the wrong decisions that you make, it’s never too late to do the right thing and change your ways and you can teach old dogs new tricks.” ~ Will Ferrell
  60. “Do something today you’ve been afraid to do. A decision based on fear is the wrong decision.” ~ Nathan Fillion

  61. “I didn’t want to be criticized for taking low-quality photographs, so I tried to reach the best, highest quality of photography and then to combine this with a conceptual art practice. But thinking back, that was the wrong decision [laughs]. Developing a low-quality aesthetic is a sign of serious fine art-I still see this.” ~ Hiroshi Sugimoto
  62. “When we make a change, it’s so easy to interpret our unsettledness as unhappiness, and our unhappiness as a result of having made the wrong decision. Our mental and emotional states fluctuate madly when we make big changes in our lives, and some days we could tight-rope across Manhattan, and other days we are too weary to clean our teeth. This is normal. This is natural. This is change.” ~ Jeanette Winterson
  63. “Never put yourself in a position that will put yourself at risk if you make the wrong decision. We spent cash on everything. It’s fashionable to make ‘bet the company’ decisions, but don’t do it.” ~ Joel Spolsky

  64. “For me, romance isn’t an over-the-top act. It’s someone offering to help and to support me. Or if that person thinks I’m making the wrong decision, he’ll tell me. I want him to be honest because being that honest takes a lot of guts.” ~ Thora Birch
  65. “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. . . . Business is dependent upon action. It cannot go forward by hesitation. Those in executive positions must fortify themselves with facts and accept responsibility for decisions based upon them. Often greater risk is involved in postponement than in making a wrong decision.” ~ Heinz Hopf

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