The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.
When people say, you know, 'Good teacher', 'Prophet', 'Really nice guy'... this is not how Jesus thought of Himself. So you're left with a challenge in that, which is either Jesus was who he said he was or a complete and utter nut case. You have to make a choice on that.
Some of our important choices have a time line. If we delay a decision, the opportunity is gone forever. Sometimes our doubts keep us from making a choice that involves change. Thus an opportunity may be missed.
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make — not just on your wedding day, but over and over again — and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
Choice — quotes and aphorisms
Britain and France had to choose between war and dishonour. They chose dishonour. They will have war.