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Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Values Live-By

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Today, I say yes to forgiving.
I commit to being for-giving love
and for-giving compassion in all areas of my life.
- Sheri Rosenthal

 

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I say "YES" to the opportunities life offers me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear of the unknown is
the greatest fear of humankind,
and death the greatest unknown.
Acknowledging these doubts and the fears
is a powerful beginning.
It is liberating to say,
"Yes, I don't know, and yes, I am afraid."
Beyond that, the path to happiness
lies in living in the moment -
enjoying what you are doing today.
You don't need a reason to be happy,
just a choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hate a man who always says "yes" to me.
When I say "no" I like a man who also says "no."
- Samuel Goldwyn

I'll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness
in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice
in every area of my life.
- Curt Flood

Too many of us fail to fulfill our needs because we say no rather than yes,
or perhaps later in life, yes when we should say no.
- William Glasser

When people ask for time, it's always for time to say no.
Yes has one more letter in it, but it doesn't take half as long to say.
- Edith Wharton

Unless someone truly has the power to say no,
they never truly have the power to say yes.
- Dan Millman

People are dying who haven't had that opportunity to say yes to the Lord.
- Michael Scott

All the mistakes I ever made were when I wanted to say 'No' and said 'Yes'.
- Moss Hart

Yes, disappointment over perceived unfairness,
injustice, promises not kept, tends to go hand in hand
with increasing prosperity.
Expectations are dashed.
What can I say!
- Mary Douglas

Most of the things we decide are not what we know to be the best.
We say yes, merely because we are driven into a corner and must say something.
- Frank Crane

The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes.
It is very easy to say yes.
- Tony Blair

If you say simply that pressures toward democracy are created by the market,
I would say yes.
- Peter L. Berger

Yes, I am seeking a husband.
As soon as the right man asks me, I shall say,
It is not good for a woman to live alone.
- Anna Held

It was just this crazy craziness, and the fact that it was shot in Paris,
and it had these incredible people in it.
It was an easy thing to say yes to.
- Dianne Wiest

That's my curse, I see the politics within these things
and so I don't say yes to them.
- Alex Cox

Chefs, as a whole, say yes to any project,
fundraiser, or tasting because they have such a generous spirit.
- Charlie Trotter

I live in a house with four women.
Just shut up and say, Yes, ma'am.
- Tim McGraw

Freedom of love is freedom to say yes to many lovers.
- Brigitte Boisselier

In every place there are 100 people who can say no
and only one person who can say yes.
You have to get a good piece of material to the right person.
- Robert Evans

When you do say Yes, say it quickly.
But always take a half hour to say No,
so you can understand the other fellow's side.
- Francis Cardinal Spellman

Let me say this, to all of the chattering class that
so much focuses on those little tiny,
yes, porky amendments - the American people really don't care.
- Charles Schumer

Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best.
- John C. Maxwell

I say 20 words in English.
I say money, money, money, and I say hot dog!
I say yes, no and I say money, money,
money and I say turkey sandwich and I say grape juice.
- Carmen Miranda

So yes, I say things I regret constantly,
and I just can't help it.
- Kathy Griffin

Yes, but I have to say this: the band is going to decide where the band plays.
- Sebastian Bach

When you arrive at a certain level it's very easy to say yes:
that is the moment to learn to say no.
- Jose Carreras

It is a big problem and so I don't know for sure if
I say yes or no to Ferrari.
- Valentino Rossi

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.
- Karl Lagerfeld

Happiness has a bad rap.
People say it shouldn't be your goal in life.
Oh, yes it should.
- Richard Dreyfuss

It was important that I became successful.
People say they do it for the love, and yes,
you do it for the love, but you want to be successful.
- Wyclef Jean

People ask me if I ever see my father and I say yes,
because he puts in the effort.
He calls all the time to tell us he's proud of us.
- Jenna Bush

I'm really schizophrenic about that,
because on the one hand I would say,
yes there is, there's something inherently,
even violent about it, it's wild and raw and all this.
- Lester Bangs

To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves
and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows.
It is easy to say no, even if saying no means death.
- Jean Anouilh

My mother used to tell me, No matter what they ask you,
always say yes.
You can learn later.
- Natalie Wood

I have a tendency to say yes to a script or no to a script.
Not yes based on a rewrite.
- William H. Macy

When people ask, Do you like children? I always say,
I like some children, yes.
Some children I don't like.
- Isaac Mizrahi

Girls are so queer you never know what they mean.
They say No when they mean Yes, and drive a man out
of his wits for the fun of it.
- Louisa May Alcott

Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

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.
- Henry Rollins

Every person who is offered a knighthood has the opportunity to say yes or no.
You get a letter from the Prime Minister saying you've
been recommended for a knighthood and there are two little boxes,
one says yes, one says no.
- Derek Jacobi

I just want people to remember me like I remember Buster Keaton.
When they talk about Buster Keaton or Gene Kelly,
people say, 'Ah yes, they good.' Maybe one day,
they remember Jackie Chan that way.
- Jackie Chan

You've got to either say you're going to cut taxes
and find some spending cuts.
I think we ought to reform long-term entitlement spending in the country,
but you can't out of one side of your mouth say,
'Yes, we're for tax cuts, we're for spending discipline,
and we're for bringing down the debt.'
- Harold Ford

Yes, it must be something that goes very well with my voice,
let's say something that I understand that this would
be good communication with the others,
and I don't pretend for instance, to look for music
that would be something that doesn't go with my personality.
- Victoria de los Angeles

Yes, I'm a patriotic person.
For these people who disgrace the American way and
burn our flag and do all of these things...
I say, don't live here and disgrace my country.
Go live in the Middle East and see how you like it.
- Payne Stewart

Yes, and I can sit down on a white piece of paper and
work because I don't believe too much into inspiration,
only I'm waiting for inspiration, work and then inspiration may come.
It's a little too easy to say that.
- Karl Lagerfeld

I'm not up on the Internet, but I hear that is a democratic possibility.
People can connect with each other.
I think people are ready for something,
but there is no leadership to offer it to them.
People are ready to say, 'Yes, we are part of a world.'
- Studs Terkel

The only thing I can say about having this type of
success is that you can get yourself in trouble because
basically the world is set open for you.
People will say yes to anything you ask,
so it's basically down to you and what you want or need.
- Bruce Springsteen

But some people will say you just did these programs.
Well, yes, the programs are important and I'm proud of the programs,
but mostly I'm proud of the way the San Francisco Symphony plays these programs.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

And trust, yes, which is important, but that is what I aim towards.
Now that is difficult for some people,
and with that desire to get things as good as possible,
I would say that I'm probably regarded as quite prickly to work with.
- Jeremy Irons

I don't mind if somebody comes up to me and shakes my hand,
but if I'm in the middle of a restaurant and somebody asks me for a picture,
I can be a jerk and say no, or I can say yes and draw
more attention to myself,
which is exactly the opposite of what I want.
- Macaulay Culkin

Now, people when I say that look at me and say,
'What are you talking about, Joe? You're telling me
we have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt?'.
The answer is yes, that's what I'm telling you.
- Joe Biden

'Yes' is a far more potent word than 'no' in American politics.
By adopting the positions which animate the political
agenda for the other side,
one can disarm them and leave them sputtering with nothing to say.
- Dick Morris

It's inevitable that if you do okay on something like
that you don't just annoy people,
that it will make a difference because it seemed like such a lot of people so,
yes I would have to say that it has done.
- Jo Brand

I don't really mind what people say about my love life or anything like that,
but the one thing is that, yes, I do sing and write all my own music.
That is something that I hold really dear.
And yeah, I made a fool of myself in front of the world,
but it was also great to pick myself back up and go on tour.
- Ashlee Simpson

People are ready to say, 'Yes, we are ready for single-payer health insurance.'
We are the only industrialized country in the world
that does not have national health insurance.
We are the richest in wealth and the poorest in health
of all the industrial nations.
- Studs Terkel

I have worried about getting pigeon-holed,
but now I think I've done enough weird,
offbeat stuff not to be.
And I also know that I do things for the right reasons:
I've made my money,
so I don't have to say yes to anything.
- Christopher Meloni

Yes, my life is a life of combat; I can say that this
has never stopped for a single instant.
It is a combat that started for me at the age of 16.
I'm 90 years old now, and my motivation hasn't changed;
it's the same fervour that drives me.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

What I do say is, yes, children may be resilient and
they have been able to deal with all sorts of difficulties they have faced,
but the bottom line is this: I believe very strongly
children need a mother and a father in the home.
- Timothy Murphy

It is my opinion that everything must be based on a simple idea.
And it is my opinion that this idea,
once we have finally discovered it,
will be so compelling, so beautiful,
that we will say to one another,
yes, how could it have been any different.
- John Archibald Wheeler

I hate the terminology of "costume" because my clothes are not costumes at all.
I think they're high fashion, avant-garde,
and more couture, definitely, and yes,
some of my pieces are not particularly wearable,
but I wouldn't say they're costumes,
I'd say they're more couture.
- Christian Siriano

Architects are pretty much high-class whores.
We can turn down projects the way they can turn down some clients,
but we've both got to say yes to someone if we want to stay in business.
- Philip Johnson


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