Best Indecision Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Indecision Quotes

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.

Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960, British Labor Politician)


I used to be indecisive; now I’m not sure.



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.

A. Hopf


To do nothing is also a good remedy.

Hippocrates (Ancient Greek Physician)


He who hesitates is sometimes saved.

James Thurber (1894-1961, American Humorist, Illustrator)


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 of useless projects is bewildering. Too many things have to be put in to up an uncertain scale. You can’t disappear anymore. You die in a state indecision.

Jean Baudrillard (French Postmodern Philosopher, Writer)


He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship.

Kenneth Baker (American Professor)


The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.

Maimonides (1135-1204, Spanish-born Jewish Philosopher)


Perhaps, on the whole, embarrassment and perplexity are a kind of accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to be driven out senses with thinking which of two things you ought to do than to do whatever, and be utterly uninteresting to all the world.

Margaret Oliphant (1828-1897, British Novelist, Historian)


It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.

Marianne Moore (1887-1972, American Poet)


I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up.

Mark Twain (1835-1910, American Humorist, Writer)


The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.

Martin Luther (1483-1546, German Leader of the Protestant Reformation)


Once I make up my mind, I’m full of indecision.

Oscar Levant (1906-1972, American Pianist, Actor)


Once he makes up his mind, he’s full of indecision. [On Dwight D. Eisenhower]

Oscar Levant (1906-1972, American Pianist, Actor)


Don’t stand shivering upon the bank; plunge in at once, and have it over.

Sam Slick


Neither have they hearts to stay, nor wit enough to run away.

Samuel Butler (1612-1680, British Poet, Satirist)


Most men ebb and flow in wretchedness between the fear of death and the hardship of life; they are unwilling to live, and yet they do not know how to die. 

Seneca (4 BC-65 AD, Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher)


In a minute there is time for decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.

S. Eliot (1888-1965, American-born British Poet, Critic)


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 (1842-1910, American Psychologist, Professor, Author)

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