|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|And her yes, once said to you,|
SHALL be Yes for evermore.
E. B. BrowningThe Ladys Yes.
| He only is a well-made man who has a good determination.|
|Multitudes in the valley of derision.|
Joel. III. 14.
|Decide not rashly. The decision made|
Can never be recalled. The gods implore not,
Plead not, solicit not; they only offer
Choice and occasion, which once being passed
Return no more. Dost thou accept the gift?
LongfellowMasque of Pandora. Tower of Prometheus on Mount Caucasus.
|Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide,|
In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side.
LowellThe Present Crisis.
| Men must be decided on what they will NOT do, and then they are able to act with vigor in what they ought to do.|
MenciusWorks. Bk. IV. Pt. II. Ch. VIII.
| Determine on some course,|
More than a wild exposure to each chance
That starts i the way before thee.
Coriolanus. Act IV. Sc. 1. L. 35.
|For what I will, I will, and there an end.|
Two Gentlemen of Verona. Act I. Sc. 3. L. 65.
| Pleasure and revenge|
Have ears more deaf than adders to the voice
Of any true decision.
Troilus and Cressida. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 171.
| There is no mistake; there has been no mistake; and there shall be no mistake.|
Duke of WellingtonLetter to Mr. Huskisson.