My kind of decision-making process, superbly succinct and balanced. Not sure how much I live up to it, but certainly one to aspire to.
Reflect coldly! And then act with fire!
Source: Friedrich Hölderlin, letter to Karl Gok, 21 August 1794, Essays and Letters, trans. and ed. by Jeremy Adler and Charlie Louth (London: Penguin Books, 2009), p. 31
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