60+ Best Bad Choices Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational bad choices quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Bad Choices Quotes

You can’t always expect people to apply your wisdom when they didn’t use wisdom before they found themselves knee deep in their version of justice. – Shannon L. Alder

You need to be empathetic in your own personal life and we help our neighbors and our friends out who are struggling in our neighborhoods. But we don’t make bad decisions based on empathy. – Thomas Sowell

Good people can do bad things, make bad decisions. It doesn’t make them bad people. – Sonia Sotomayor

Life presents many choices, the choices we make determine our future. – Catherine Pulsifer

With all these forks in the roads of our path, why do so many choose to take the knife? – Anthony Liccione

But with your life you make a few bad decisions, get unlucky a few times, whatever, but you have to keep going, right? – Cecelia Ahern

Democracy’s fatal flaw: There are more dumb people than smart people. Welcome to the new Dark Ages! – Oliver Gaspirtz

The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights. – Joe Andrew

It’s not that I’ve been invited to the hole I’m standing in. It’s that I accepted the invitation. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

My bad luck got tangled up with my bad decisions, and I’m paying for it. – Patrick Rothfuss

If my life were still a movie, this is the part that would end up on the cutting room floor. We were all just fill-ins for a long-running soap opera. The actors changed, but the story seldom did. Certainly not the action. – Charles Martin

And in life, it is all about choices we make. And how the direction of our lives comes down to the choices we choose. – Catherine Pulsifer

The whole point of life is learning to live with the consequences of the bad decision we’ve made. – Sherrilyn Kenyon

Hell isn’t having no choice. It’s having to make a choice between horrific things. – Don Winslow

Choose your life’s mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Guard yourself and your conscience no one else will and know that a bad decision at the right time can destroy you far more surely than any bullet! – James Clavell

She didn’t want to explain the recklessness, the pleasure of making the bad choice, the glory of at least this once, picking her own path to damnation. – Holly Black

When we find inspiration, we need to take action for ourselves and for our communities. Even if it means making a hard choice, or cutting out something and leaving it in your past. – Aron Ralston

Temptations don’t appear nearly as harmful as the roads they lead you down. – Richelle E. Goodrich

Things usually make sense in time, and even bad decisions have their own kind of correctness. – Miranda July

Her words depressed him. They were like spilt sugar; however much you swept it up some grains would keep grinding under your feet. – Muriel Spark

Your life changes the moment you make a new, congruent, and committed decision. – Anthony Robbins

It was as if my sould had left my body, floated up to the ceiling, and was watching me destroy my own career with one deliberately assaultive punch. – Peter Hochstein

If you make enough bad decisions, every once in a while things work out for you. – Geoff Ramsey

Good ideas can also be bad choices. – Carlos Wallace

Boredom is usually what spurs either bad decisions or any decision at all. – Amy Seimetz

In every single thing you do, you are choosing a direction. Your life is a product of choices. – Dr. Kathleen Hall

A lonely person on a college campus is never more than a few minutes and a bad decision from company. – Thomm Quackenbush

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. – Amelia Earhart

Making a wrong decision is understandable. Refusing to search continually for learning is not. – Phil Crosby

And we have complete control over our own attitude. We are the ones who decide how we feel, how we look at things, how we react. – Catherine Pulsifer

This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live. – Omar Bradley

Give your decisions, never your reasons.Your decisions may be right, your reasons are

sure to be wrong. – James Mansfield

Each person has a choice; the choice to do as one may wish and as one wants remains with the individual. If a person sees no benefit to change, they will not change. – Byron Pulsifer

There is no stigma attached to recognizing a bad decision in time to install a better one. – Laurence J. Peter

We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals. – Stephen Covey

People go down bad paths and they make bad decisions, but it’s always justified in their head. – Maisie Williams

Did you know that to worry about a situation you are making a conscious choice to do so? – Mike C. Adams

Take responsibility for your last bad decision, and then let it go. Don’t blame others or make excuses for yourself. – Deepak Chopra

We all need to decide whether to “play it safe" in life and worry about the downside, or instead take a chance, by being who we really are and living the life our heart desires. Which choice are you making? – Charlie Badenhop

There’s more to us than the moment we made a bad decision. – Jenji Kohan

There are a lot of things going on with my life right now that don’t just have to do with career. So I have a hard time making decisions about work. That’s really a luxury problem. – Philip Seymour Hoffman

A very simple bad decision is to get into debt. And that is very expensive. – Dan Ariely

You came empty on earth, why overloaded now, were all your choices absolutely correct, it is never too late to reconsider them? – William Ngwako Maphoto

Making bad decisions and choosing the wrong partner can ruin your life for a long time, perhaps forever. – Karrine Steffans

We are partners by fate. We become friends by choice. – Jacquie McTaggart

When being unable to differentiate a good from a bad decision:it has become time to follow your heart. – Mac Miller

It’s better to make a decision, even the wrong one, than to be in limbo. – Seth

Start taking bad decisions and it will take you to a place where others only dream of being. – Paul Arden

You always do what you want to do. This is true with every act. You may say that you had to do something, or that you were forced to, but actually, whatever you do, you do by choice. Only you have the power to choose for yourself. – W. Clement Stone

The choices that we make in our life, indeed determine the kind of results that we experience and the quality of the life that we live. – Sumeet Jain

Even bad decisions usually result in good lessons learned. – Cynthia Addai-Robinson

The choices we make every minute of every day can contribute to making someone’s life a little bit better or worse even without intending to. – Chikamso Efobi

We all make mistakes. Sometimes I think the only point of our miserable lives is simply to learn how to live with the consequences of the bad decisions we ´ve made. – Sherrilyn Kenyon

If you don’t have the information you need to make wise choices, find someone who does. – Lori Hil

Parts of you die with every decision you have to make. It becomes about making decisions between bad decisions and worse decisions. – Elizabeth Rodriguez

I discovered I always have choices, and sometimes, it’s only a choice of attitude. – Judith M. Knowlton

Good decisions come from experience. Experience comes from making bad decisions. – Mark Twain

May your choices reflect your hopes not your fears. – Nelson Mandela

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

In my experience working with a variety of people over several decades, far too many individuals choose to be anonymous members of the pack, therefore suffering from the inner remorse that makes them feel like failures, filled with conflict and resentment and wondering what the meaning of life is. – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

The fact that we are culturally ignorant and we don’t know what our heritage is, the price that we pay is that we act outside of ourselves almost all the time. We make very bad decisions how we deal with other people and their culture. – Wynton Marsalis

By knowing that you can fail and making the choice to take the risk you will be setting yourself up for success and not failure. – Jennifer N. Smith

A bad decision well implemented is better than a brilliant decision not well implemented. – Peter Schutz

Life is a choice as is how you handle the pitfalls along its bumpy road. – Julie Donner Andersen

The fact that you made worse decisions in the past shouldn’t be an excuse to make bad decisions in the present. – Sanhita Baruah

Addicts cannot change the abuse suffered in childhood. They cannot undo the choices they have made or the hurt they have caused. But they can change the future – through the power they have in the present moment. – Ryan Holiday

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