I would like people to come into my Dreamworld and then choose to stay.
– Helen Dunmore
This is hell: It is telling God, ‘You take care of yourself because I’ll take care of myself.’ They don’t send you to hell, you go there because you choose to be there. Hell is wanting to be distant from God because I do not want God’s love. This is hell.
– Pope Francis
The employer is not going to choose the gang member who’s just been released from prison: they’re going to choose the person with the skills.
– Greg Boyle
I was married a lot, but I didn’t stay married very long because I didn’t seem to be able to choose somebody that was a stable man.
– Georgia Holt
When I wrote about the French Revolution, I didn’t choose to write about aristocrats; I chose characters who began their lives in provincial obscurity.
– Hilary Mantel
Any time you choose not to hide your tattoo, you’re limiting your social sphere, because they’re not popular in big business.
– Helen Fisher
If you want to go the scorched-earth, Obamacare-is-like-slavery route and choose to stay uninsured, you will have the Palinesque guts, the Cruzian fortitude to wave off the ambulance that will appear to scoop you up should something bad happen to you, right?
– Henry Rollins
People say they make movies to show what ‘really happens.’ But they only show what they choose to show.
– Haskell Wexler
Actors cannot choose the manner in which they are born. Consequently, it is the one gesture in their lives completely devoid of self-consciousness.
– Helen Hayes
If you have more money than you need, you have to give it away. It’s a duty. I get to choose whom to sponsor, and I like to give to the areas that I know something about.
– Gordon Getty
That’s one thing the musicians don’t remember: you don’t choose your demographic – they choose you.
When you’re the presidential nominee you get to pick whomever you choose to be on the ticket, and that person gets to say yes or no because, obviously, it’s a very important decision.
– Hillary Clinton
The one cool thing with getting older is that you can actively choose to just be an eccentric.
– Greg Behrendt
Tim also has enough confidence so that it always looks like a Tim Burton film, but it really is collaborative. You’re allowed to do it your way but of course he’s always going to choose his way.
– Helena Bonham Carter
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing.
Dostoevski was on to something. You are the path you choose. You are what your vocation is.
– Giovanni Ribisi
I don’t have any comment on who the people of Russia choose to be their leaders.
There is a time when we must firmly choose the course which we will follow or the endless drift of events will make the decision for us.
– Herbert V. Prochnow
So the characters that I choose, I like to make sure that they have depth and that they have some sort of bite. It’s more fun.
– Heather Matarazzo
One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.
– Jean Anouilh
If it has to choose who is to be crucified, the crowd will always save Barabbas.
– Jean Cocteau
That’s the way I will write characters, put a fair amount of myself in them, and then everyone else who was like that person, I will pick and choose.
– Jeffrey Eugenides
I think that a woman’s right to choose should be protected. I think it should be protected from physical conduct that prevents that right to choose from being freely exercised.
– Janet Reno
I like films that rest in the memory, so I try and choose parts which have some kind of social or emotional force.
– Isabelle Adjani
You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die, or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. Now.
– Joan Baez
You may choose your mate, but you cannot deny someone else the right to choose their mate.
– Jesse Jackson
Young people everywhere have been allowed to choose between love and a garbage disposal unit. Everywhere they have chosen the garbage disposal unit.
– Guy Debord
I don’t choose the songs; the songs choose me.
– Jeff Buckley
I choose totally by instinct. And the only time I’ve ever gone against my instincts, I’ve regretted it.
– Julia Roberts
A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to pay for it.
– John Ruskin