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Quotes of decide

  1. A conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done. – Fred Allen
  2. We must correct the problems and inequities in the way we conduct and decide elections in the United States. – Tom Daschle
  3. Sometimes the reader will decide something else than the author's intent; this is certainly true of attempts to empirically decipher reality. – John M. Ford
  4. It's hard to decide how to match words to music. It's not like it's twice the work. It's always difficult for me to explain to the composer what I'm looking for. I'm not a professional; I lack even basic knowledge about writing music. – Ayumi Hamasaki
  5. It would be like the films I've seen where wardens would decide to be in a jail cell for a week, to get a sense of what it would be like to be a prisoner. – Gregory Hines
  6. These names: gay, queer, homosexual are limiting. I would love to finish with them. We're going to have to decide which terms to use and where we use them. For me to use the word "queer" is a liberation; it was a word that frightened me, but no longer. – Derek Jarman
  7. Most men, I am convinced, have an unmistakable feeling at the final moment of significant choice that they are making a free decision, that they can really decide which one of two or more roads to follow. – Corliss Lamont
  8. If at the end of May we don't, we'll reform, regroup, decide how we're going to go about it, but if the task force can't come up with the bill, I'm going to push mine, and go ahead and make the changes in it that we've been working on now for a year or two and just go for it. – Charlie Norwood
  9. Our marriage is between us. If we decide to continue being together or not, it's our business. – Gwyneth Paltrow
  10. Every man must decide for himself whether he shall master his world or be mastered by it. – James Cash Penney
  11. I feel that the majority of people should decide for themselves what kind of government they want. – Julius Rosenberg
  12. I'm a parent, and I try to take care of my health and keep my life in order. In the last few years I've really had to decide what's important to me, and it seems to me that my family and my health are top on the list. And those have nothing to do with show business. – Diana Ross
  13. If we are really going to learn from others, we must decide to fully obey. – Ed Townsend
  14. Anybody can decide if they have got the money to fight a case if they don't like a particular thing, and they complain to the watch committee, local council or whatever. – Timothy West
  15. Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come. – Stefan Zweig

Usage examples for decide

  1. It cost him much to decide to send her from him for a while, but he did decide to do so. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  2. So you'd best get on back to Oistins before I decide to start this little war all over again. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  3. Whatever happens, if you decide to sell Toby, come to me first. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony by Laura Lee Hope
  4. Take the rest of the day to decide what you will do. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  5. That's for you to decide Doctor Dollar. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  6. I think I'll decide the question myself. – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells
  7. Then they would decide upon what to do next. – The Auto Boys' Vacation by James A. Braden
  8. Two days later we still couldn't decide what to do. – The Love of Frank Nineteen by David Carpenter Knight
  9. If they could not trap the birds, nobody should; and that was about all they could decide on just then. – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
  10. What, he could not decide but something which would take him out of himself. – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  11. Ned wrote a letter to his mother telling her what had taken place, and saying that his father would be glad for her to come over to be with him, but that he left it to her to decide whether to bring the girls over or not. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  12. But yet he must decide – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  13. It's no joke when a man has to decide without time to think. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. Every one, indeed, must decide for himself. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  15. Perhaps you will decide for me. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  16. The question is yours to decide – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  17. You are not to speak; this is for us to decide and no one else. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  18. I thought it was you who had made her decide – Sanctuary by Edith Wharton
  19. I will remain here to see what I can do with your aunt; and when I come back, we can then decide how to act. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  20. You may tell them that you have a desire to try these things, and then you will be able to decide which of the men is to have them. – The Red Fairy Book by Various

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