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Yield Quotes

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Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Time Acceptance Gentle Perspective Urgency

Sow a seed and the earth will yield you a flower.
Dream your dream to the sky
and it will bring you your beloved.
- Khalil Gibran

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a
contribution to the advance of peace,
I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
- Douglas MacArthur

 

Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Man's nature is not essentially evil.
Brute nature has been known to
yield to the influence of love.
You must never despair of human nature.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No amounts of stone and bone could yield the kinds
of information that the paintings gave so freely.
- Mary Leakey

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Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires
of the moment that he who will trick will always find
another who will suffer to be tricked.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

For disorder obstructs: besides, it doth disgust life,
distract the appetities, and yield no true relish to the senses.
- Margaret Cavendish

When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
- Quintilian

The first act of religion, therefore,
concerns those things which are communicated to us from God.
The other concerns those things which we yield to God.
- William Ames

The natural progress of things is for liberty
to yield and government to gain ground.
- Thomas Jefferson

We shall not yield to violence.
We shall not be deprived of union freedoms.
We shall never agree with sending people to prison for their convictions.
- Lech Walesa

The important question is not, what will yield to man
a few scattered pleasures,
but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.
- Joseph Addison

Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them,
as your fortune permits you.
- Virgil

Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness.
A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation.
- Marshall McLuhan

When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
And when his wings enfold you yield to him,
Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
- Khalil Gibran

I had become, with the approach of night,
once more aware of loneliness and time -
those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything.
- Lawrence Durrell

Freedom comes only to those who no longer ask of life
that it shall yield them any of those personal goods
that are subject to the mutations of time.
- Bertrand Russell

All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring
or permitting discrimination in public education must yield.
- Earl Warren

Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political
knot that would not yield to the tongue.
- Ambrose Bierce

Perseverance is more prevailing than violence;
and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together,
yield themselves up when taken little by little.
- Plutarch

Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly.
- Virgil

Human beings yield in many situations,
even important and spiritual and central ones,
as long as it prolongs one's well-being.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.
- Pindar

The experience reminds me of a favorite saying:
Most of the yield from research efforts comes from
the coal that is mined while looking for diamonds.
- Paul D. Boyer

The logic of words should yield to the logic of realities.
- Louis D. Brandeis

It was from them that I learned that hard work in stable
surroundings could yield rewards,
even if only in infinitesimally small increments.
- Sidney Altman

Do not yield.
Do not flinch.
Stand up.
Stand up with our President and fight.
We're Americans.
We're Americans, and we'll never surrender.
They will.
- John McCain

You win the victory when you yield to friends.
- Sophocles

Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition -
forget fatigue -
till,
by the strength of prayer and sacrifice,
the spirit of love shall have overcome .
- Maria W. Chapman

The combination of experience and experimentation will
ultimately yield a personal sound.
- Mark White

Great things are not accomplished by those who yield
to trends and fads and popular opinion.
- Jack Kerouac

The wool of a thousand sheep in good pasture at the
least ought to yield fifty marks a year,
the wool of two thousand one hundred marks,
and so forth, counting by thousands.
- Robert Grosseteste

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

The force of the blow depends on the resistance.
It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation.
Either fly or yield at once.
- F. H. Bradley

A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee.
- Letitia Landon

Meat is an inefficient way to eat.
An acre of land can yield 20,000 pounds of potatoes,
but that same acre would only graze enough cows to get 165 pounds of meat.
- Alexandra Paul

"Yield" was completed in 1997 and released in 1998.
In the spring of 1997, I had made a decision to stop
taking medications that I had been taking daily since 1988.
- Jack Irons

I yield to no one in my admiration for the office as a social center,
but it's no place actually to get any work done.
- Katharine Whitehorn

What this means is that the first week of every new
series of ads will continue to yield softer results
than you can expect to see in weeks two and three.
- Roy H. Williams

Human nature is such that people are born with a love
of profit If they follow these inclinations,
they will struggle and snatch from each other,
and inclinations to defer or yield will die.
- Xun Zi

What makes life worth living? Better surely,
to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek
forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
- Zane Grey

We are free to yield to truth.
- Horace

When men yield up the privilege of thinking,
the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
- Thomas Paine

The actual Blue Rose murders, which lie at the core of the three novels,
yield various incorrect solutions which assume the status of truth.
- Peter Straub

If you look upon the rule in Titus it is a rule to me.
If you convince me that it is no rule I shall yield.
- Anne Hutchinson

Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have,
but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield
of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.
- Bryant H. McGill

You oughtn't to yield to temptation.
Well, somebody must, or the thing becomes absurd.
- Anthony Hope

Speak the truth, do not yield to anger;
give,
if thou art asked for little; by these three steps
thou wilt go near the gods.
- Confucius

When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
- Quintilian

Still, intuitive assumptions about behavior is only
the starting point of systematic analysis,
for alone they do not yield many interesting implications.
- Gary Becker

Much faith will yield unto us here our heaven,
but any faith, if true, will yield us heaven hereafter.
- Thomas Brooks

Even before I came to Chicago, I had gotten interested
in the existence of dispersion of prices under conditions
which economic theory said would yield a single price.
- George Stigler

When it comes to exploring the mind in the framework
of cognitive neuroscience,
the maximal yield of data comes from integrating what a person experiences -
the first person - with what the measurements show -
the third person.
- Daniel Goleman

Intuition and concepts constitute...
the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither
concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them,
nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.
- Immanuel Kant

Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield
the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause,
a movement or an ideal, which may be more important
to him than whether he lives or dies.
- Howard Thurman

We must renew our efforts to keep our communities safe,
from the dangers of terrorists from foreign lands and
from common criminals here at home.
Let no criminal believe that tough fiscal times will
yield an open cell door and a ticket to freedom.
- Bill Owens

The face of nature and civilization in this our country
is to a certain point a very sufficient literary field.
But it will yield its secrets only to a really grasping imagination.
To write well and worthily of American things one need
even more than elsewhere to be a master.
- Henry James

It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being,
and we therefore yield to our neighbors,
even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves
to inhabit this vast land.
- Sitting Bull

Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies,
and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man,
even though both sciences yield technologies with a
vast power to manipulate the subject matters.
- Pope Paul VI

Although it hath pleased God to hasten my death by you,
by whom my life should rather have been lengthened,
yet can I patiently take it, that I yield God more
hearty thanks for shortening my woeful days.
- Jane Grey

Far from creating a new formalism, what these can yield
is something far transcending surface values since
they not only embody form as beauty,
but also form in which intuitions or ideas or conjectures
have taken visible substance.
- Max Bill

Halfway through any work, one is often tempted to go off on a tangent.
Once you have yielded, you will be tempted to yield again and again...
Finally, you would only produce something hybrid.
- Barbara Hepworth

Once it becomes impossible for members of Congress
to make a career of legislative service,
the temptation to bend a vote for whatever reason may
yield to the better angels of their nature.
- James L. Buckley

This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life,
felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now,
will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.
- Mark Akenside

If a speculator is correct half of the time,
he is hitting a good average.
Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield
a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses
quickly on the ventures where he is wrong.
- Bernard Baruch

When the START 2 treaty has been implemented -
and remember it has not yet been ratified -
we will be left with some 15,000 nuclear warheads,
active and in reserve.
Fifteen thousand weapons with an average yield of 20 Hiroshima bombs.
- Joseph Rotblat

Washington state's 2nd Congressional District is a
major producer of small fruit crops such as raspberries and strawberries.
This research center is doing important work to help
farmers enhance the quality,
yield and marketability of their small fruit crops.
- Rick Larsen

If the present Congress errs in too much talking,
how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people
send one hundred and fifty lawyers,
whose trade it is to question everything,
yield nothing, and talk by the hour?
- Thomas Jefferson

To write for PC reasons, because you think you ought
to be dealing with this subject,
is never going to yield anything that is really going
to matter to anyone else.
It has to matter to you.
- Rita Dove


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