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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Harvey G. Cox (1929–)
QUOTATION: Somewhere deep down we know that in the final analysis we do decide things and that even our decisions to let someone else decide are really our decisions, however pusillanimous.
ATTRIBUTION: HARVEY G. COX, On Not Leaving It to the Snake, p. viii (1967).

Quoted as “Not to decide is to decide” in Peter’s Quotations by Laurence J. Peter, p. 297 (1977).
SUBJECTS: Decision