I would sort out all the arguments and see which belonged to fear and which to creativeness. Other things being equal, I would make the decision which had the larger number of creative reasons on its side.
Of two evils, choose the less.
Of two evils, choose the prettier.
Where bad's the best, bad must be the choice.
Both choices are painful, but only one is therapeutic.
God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please-you can never have both.
Necessity relieves us from the embarrassment of choice.
When you have to make a choice and don't make it, that is in itself a choice.
A man without decision can never be said to belong to himself; he is as a wave of the sea, or a feather in the air which every breeze blows about.
Nothing is so exhausting as indecision, and nothing is so futile.
Not to decide is to decide.
Decision is a sharp knife that cuts clean and straight; indecision, a dull one that hacks and tears and leaves ragged edges behind it.
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
In not making the decision, you've made one. Not doing something is the same as doing it.
There is a time when we must firmly choose the course we will follow, or the relentless drift of events will make the decision for us.
You can only predict things after they've happened.
It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable, in retrospect.
No one knows what he can to do until he tries.
Of all paths a man could strike into, there is, at any given moment, a best path which, here and now, it were of all things wisest for him to do. To find this path, and walk in it, is the one thing needful for him.
After a battle is over people talk a lot about how decisions were methodically reached, but actually there's always a hell of a lot of groping around.