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When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, 'Oh yes - I already have everything that I really need.'
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.
e. e. cummings
Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best.
John C. Maxwell
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
When your mother asks, 'Do you want a piece of advice?' it is a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.
You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear question.
God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.
The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.
I only have 'yes' men around me. Who needs 'no' men?
Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.
There's one way to find out if a man is honest - ask him. If he says, 'Yes,' you know he is a crook.
Ah, yes, divorce... from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet.
Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
Hypocrites in the Church? Yes, and in the lodge and at the home. Don't hunt through the Church for a hypocrite. Go home and look in the mirror. Hypocrites? Yes. See that you make the number one less.
Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy. I used not to look at myself. I'd hide my face in the dark, I wouldn't want to look in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday.
Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too.
I don't see how an article of clothing can be indecent. A person, yes.
Robert A. Heinlein
Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
Sarah Orne Jewett
I went down the street to the 24-hour grocery. When I got there, the guy was locking the front door. I said, 'Hey, the sign says you're open 24 hours.' He said, 'Yes, but not in a row.'
Yes, some people say to me you're too skinny, but never a skinny person says that to me, only people who could lose a few pounds say that.
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars - yes, an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Freedom. Freedom of religion. Freedom to speak their mind. Freedom to build a life. And yes, freedom to build a business. With their own hands. This is the essence of the American experience.
Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.
I know what it's like to start a business. I know how extra ordinarily difficult it is to build something from nothing. I know how government kills jobs and, yes, I know how it can help from time- to-time.
Children today will grow up taking for granted that an African-American or a woman can, yes, become the president of the United States.
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