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“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat.
“I don’t much care where–” said Alice.
“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat.
“–so long as I get SOMEWHERE,” Alice added as an explanation.
“Oh, you’re sure to do that,” said the Cat, “if you only walk long enough.”

(Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Chapter 6)

Alice was lucky; she had all the time in the world to dillydally on her way to the wonderland. But we do not have such luck lines! Aah! How wonderful would it have been if the road to success, name and money was aligned with side bolsters and the ride was pleasant! Back to our real world, the scene is different. Here the cutthroat competition and the rat race to survive can easily throw the dreamers out from their cloud-cuckoo land. Here, we cannot afford to make any wrong decision, for it might cost us our future.

Choices or decisions are building blocks of our personality. What we are and what we become is the result of our decisions. It is so important to realize that every split second of our lives we are making choices. Right from waking up on time, dressing up for work, toiling throughout the day to going back to bed, we make so many decisions but still remain so unaware.

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