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Every great decision creates ripples--like a huge boulder dropped in a lake. The ripples merge, rebound off the banks in unforseeable ways. The heavier the decision, the larger the waves, the more uncertain the consequences. Benjamin "Dizzy" Disraeli (1804-81) British politician

Unlike fine wines, disputes do not improve with age. Willard Z. Estey, former Supreme Court of Canada Justice

The truth is not always the same as the majority decision. Pope John Paul II

Everything changes but change itself. John F. Kennedy

Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made. Dr. Robert H. Schuller (b. 1926); American Protestant minister

A decision is the action an executive must take when he has information so incomplete that the answer does not suggest itself. Arthur W. Radford, [Admiral]

The notion that most people want black-robed judges, well-dressed lawyers, and fine paneled courtrooms as the setting to resolve their dispute is not correct. People with problems, like people with pains, want relief, and they want it as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Warren E. Burger, former Chief Justice United States Supreme Court]

Never do anything that you aren't prepared to face the true consequences of. Dr. Laura Schlessinger

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. Arnold Bennett

It's a bad plan that can't be changed. Publilius Syrus

It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application. Samuel Smiles (1812-1904)

Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94); British writer, essayist, poet, novelist

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success. Denis Waitley ; Seeds of Greatness

Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists. Edward de Bono

If you can't solve it, it's not a problem -- it's reality. Barbara Coloroso

A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington

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