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Yes Be Yes Quotes


"I am responsible. Yes, I have chosen to be single.." - Nadya Suleman

"Is it possible for an unbaptized believer to be saved? Yes, definitely. Should every believer be baptized? Yes, definitely." - Max Lucado

"Yes... a bulletproof vest." - James W. Rodgers

"Yes, burn your bridges." - Bette Davis

"You guys going up? Yes, yes, we go up. You may be going a lot higher than you think!" - Don Whillans

"Yes!!! I booked a commercial!!!" - Michael Bolton

"Yes, life is a woman!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Sometimes "Yes" is rhetoric enough." - Mason Cooley

"Find a way to say yes to things. Say yes to invitations to a new country, say yes to meet new friends, say yes to learn something new. Yes is how you get your first job, and your next job, and your spouse, and even your kids. Even if it's a bit edgy, a bit out of your comfort zone, saying yes means that you will do something new, meet someone new, and make a difference. Yes lets you stand out in a crowd, be the optimist, see the glass full, be the one everyone comes to. Yes is what keeps us all young." - Eric Schmidt

"Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking." - Jim Mcmahon

"Yes, Dr. King is pro-gun just as surely as Jesus would be pro-nails." - Stephen Colbert

"Yes, and you should question your government." - Jessica Lange

"Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus." - Francis Pharcellus Church

"Love is saying yes to belonging." - David Steindl-Rast

"Yes! Ready money is Aladdin's lamp." - Lord Byron

"Yes, Im quirky, loud and crazy." - Kimora Lee Simmons

"Love, yes. Word known to all men." - James Joyce

"God is love. Yes or no? No." - Samuel Beckett

"Be aware of "yes" men. Generally, they are losers. Surround yourself with winners. Never forget - people win." - Bear Bryant

"God always answers prayers. Sometimes it's 'yes.' Sometimes the answer is 'no.' Sometimes it's 'you gotta be kidding." - Jimmy Carter

"Yes, child of suffering, thou may'st well be sure He who ordained the Sabbath loves the poor!" - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"For me, to be a feminist is to answer the question 'Are women human?' with a yes." - Katha Pollitt

"My dad was a Presbyterian minister. Yes, I am one of those dreaded P.K.s - Preachers Kids. Be afraid." - Libba Bray

"Only a Bush could answer a 'yes' or 'no' question two different ways and be wrong both times." - Bill Maher

"The dog is a yes-animal. Very popular with people who can't afford a yes man." - Robertson Davies

"As I say yes to life, life says yes to me!" - Louise Hay

"Tell him to live by yes and no - yes to everything good, no to everything bad." - William James

"And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!" - Dr. Seuss

"Yes, yes, children must early be made to practise piety, godliness, and propriety; a person of good breeding is one into whom good maxims have been instilled and impressed, poured in through a funnel, thrashed in and preached in." - Max Stirner

"Let no one be ashamed to say yes today if yesterday he said no. Or to say no today if yesterday he said yes. For that is life. Never to have changed-what a pitiable thing of which to boast!" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"It is possible to avoid pain? Yes, but you'll never learn anything. Is it possible to know something without ever having experiencing it? Yes, but it will never truly be part of you." - Paulo Coelho

"The body on the ground is nothing more than a shell, a husk, and I am filled with a sense of peace. Yes, I think. Yes. This is what I want to be. An instrument of mercy, not vengeance." - R.L. LaFevers

"Say "yes" to life! "Yes" to wonder, to joy, to despair. "Yes" to pain, "yes" to what you don't understand. Try "yes." Try "always." Try "possible." Try "hopeful." Try "I will." And try "I can."" - Leo Buscaglia

"Did you know you can take your bus anywhere you want to go? Say yes three times with me. Yes, yes, yes. You can take it to the movies, the beach or the North Pole. Just say where you want to go and believe that it will be so. Because every journey and ride begins with a desire to go somewhere and do something and if you have a desire then you also have the power to make it happen." - Jon Gordon

"The key to moving a maybe to a yes is to make the buyer feel as though other buyers have already said yes. ... It helps if it's true, but it never is. No one wants to be the first yes. Why is this? I don't know, but I think it's anthropological." - Lynda Obst

"When one has lost a friend one's eyes should be neither dry nor streaming. Tears, yes, there should be, but not lamentation." - Seneca the Younger

"I'm Wolf Blitzer and yes, that's my real name." - Mitt Romney

"Worth seeing, yes; but not worth going to see." - Samuel Johnson

"Yes, and I also like jumping out of tall buildings." - John Vanbiesbrouck

"Creativity in life is about saying yes to new ideas." - Nolan Bushnell

"Yes, there truly is a joy to giving." - Charles Bronfman

"NO is always a YES to something else." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Just say yes, just say there's nothing holding you back" - Zoe Sugg

"A gilded No is more satisfactory than a dry Yes." - Baltasar Gracian

"Honesty is a selfish virtue. Yes I am honest enough." - Gertrude Stein

"Willa?" "Yes" "It's morning and I still love you." - Sarah Addison Allen

"If you're a writer, the answer to everything is yes." - Nikki Giovanni

"The injury of words. Yes, the brutality of words." - Markus Zusak

"Two words that will change your life.... Yes Lord!" - Adrian Rogers

"Say "NO" without guilt. Say "YES" without fear." - Paulo Coelho

"Yes, Yes Yall, You know we talkin it all see how we bringing the street corner to Cargenie hall" - Busta Rhymes

"Allow whatever this moment contains. No matter what event or happening or situation, say 'yes' to it. Allow it to be." - Eckhart Tolle

"The single and most dangerous word to be spoken in business is no. The second most dangerous word is yes. It is possible to avoid saying either." - Lois Wyse

"The Truth is inseparable from who you are. Yes, you are the Truth. If you look for it elsewhere, you will be deceived every time." - Eckhart Tolle

"Oh yes as a matter of fact it's quite interesting that exercises can be conducted which demonstrate conclusively that there are memories which exist prior to this life." - L Ron Hubbard

"To me YES, AND means don't be afraid to contribute. Always make sure you're adding something to the discussion. Your initiations are worthwhile." - Tina Fey

"Instead of focusing on arguing with people who say no, it might be easier to get near the people who like to say yes." - Seth Godin

"God always answers prayer, sometimes with a yes, sometimes with a no and sometimes with a 'You've got to be kidding!'" - Jimmy Carter

"Yes, testosterone-sodden young men too unattractive to get a woman in this world might be desperate enough to go for 72 private virgins in the next." - Richard Dawkins

"God keep me from the divinity of Yes and Nothe Yea Nay Creeping Jesus, from supposing Up and Down to be the same thing as allexperimentalists must suppose." - William Blake

"When I can't immediately define the character, and there's an element of mystery to it and still a lot to be explored, that's when I say yes." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"The only words I'll allow from your mouth are, 'Oh, Gareth,' and 'Yes, Gareth.'" "What about 'More, Gareth'?" "He almost kept a straith face. "That will be acceptable." - Julia Quinn

"If it rusts, it can never be trusted If its owner fails to control it, it will cut him Yes, pride is like a blade" - Tite Kubo

"Lys," he whispered. "Do you know what's coming?" "Yes," she whispered. "And you know that I'll be with you until the end?" - Lauren Kate

"Yes, man is mortal, but that would be only half the trouble. The worst of it is that he's sometimes unexpectedly mortal-there's the trick!" - Mikhail Bulgakov

"I can never give a 'yes' or a 'no.' I don't believe everything in life can be settled by a monosyllable." - Betty Smith

"You seem to be clean," Terminus decided. "Do you have anything to declare?" "Yes," Percy said. "I declare this is stupid." - Rick Riordan

"Yes, but either way, shamed or not, I shall be Queen of England, and this is the last time you will sit in my presence." - Philippa Gregory

"Do you know how wizards like to be buried?" "Yes!" "Well, how?" Granny Weatherwax paused at the bottom of the stairs. "Reluctantly." - Terry Pratchett

"Yes, it's rather funny, really, that next to no-one realized the snake that Harry set free in Philosopher's Stone turned out to be Voldemort's final Horcrux, Nagini" - J K Rowling

"Half of the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough." - Josh Billings

"Yes, you have cancer. Yes, your kids are on drugs. Yes, there is an elephant outside your tent. Now the question becomes, What are you going to do about it? Subsequent emotions may not be pleasant, but the hysteria stops. Hysteria accompanies an unwillingness to look at what is really going on; it promotes an unwillingness to look. We feel we are afraid to look, when actually it is not-looking that makes us afraid. The minute we look, we cease being afraid." - Michael Crichton

"We can be better, we can be wiser, we can be more kind. Yes we have to change. We have to grow up and stop acting like 10 years old. Yes there is much to do, much to see, much to go into." - Maya Angelou

"wrongness always seems to come at us from left field - that is, from outside ourselves. But the reality could hardly be more different. Error is the ultimate inside job. Yes, the world can be profoundly confusing; and yes, other people can mislead or deceive you. In the end, though, nobody but you can choose to believe your own beliefs." - Kathryn Schulz

"Ooooh," Kate groans, Kate herself now. "I'm so afraid." "I know." "What am I going to do?" "You mean right now?" "Yes." "We'll go to my car. Then we'll drive down to the French Market and get some coffee. Then we'll go home." "Is everything going to be all right?" "Yes." "Tell me. Say it." "Everything is going to be all right." - Walker Percy

"We must love one another, yes, yes, that's all true enough, but nothing says we have to like each other. It may be the very recognition of all men as our brothers that accounts for the sibling rivalry, and even enmity, we have toward so many of them." - Peter De Vries

"Almost everything can be construed as sexual harassment depending upon the way it is said. One general rule of thumb is to think of your female co-workers as you would your sister. Yes, she is a woman. No, she is not a sexual object. Yes, your parents probably like her more than they like you." - Linda Sunshine

"Is that a yes?" he asked, pushing his fingers through my hair, fanning it out around my shoulders and searching my face intently. "Please let it be yes," he said with a gravelly edge. "Stay with me tonight. Let me hold you, even if that's all it is. Let me keep you safe." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Do you think me cruel?" Neith asked. "Oh, yes, I collect the pockets of my enemies." "Horrifying," I said. "I didn't know demons had pockets." "Oh, yes." Neith glanced in either direction, apparently to be sure no one was eavesdropping. "You just have to know where to look." - Rick Riordan

"To everything there is a season. Yes. A time to break down, and a time to build up. Yes. A time to keep silence and a time to speak. Yes." - Ray Bradbury

"Answers to Frequently Asked Questions: Yes. Yes. No. One time in high school. Three times in my twenties. Rocks no salt. Yes. Four. Never. And how dare you! I will take no further questions." - Ellen Degeneres

"The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking "Is there a meaning to music?" My answer would be, "Yes", And "Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?" My answer to that would be "No."" - Aaron Copland

"On rookie Alex Selivanov, Yes the guy can score you 40 goals. Yes I love it. What I don't want is him causing 60." - Terry Crisp

"Yes, yes I am ill. I go in for the kill. Hoes is my sons, birth control, I am on the pill" - Nicki Minaj

"My first date has been...mythologized as 'Bieber's Dating Disaster.' I took her to a buffet restaurant. Yes, I wore a white shirt. Yes, I got spaghetti." - Justin Bieber

"And he was gone before she could think clearly enough to explain that her yes was a Yes, I'll marry you." - Melissa Marr

"You wanna-I dunno-get coffee or something sometime?" Justin smiled "Not coffee. But yes." "Not Coffee it is, then." "Yes, Not Coffee." - David Levithan

"She glared at him. 'I'm not weird like that. I'm good weird. I'm cool weird.' 'Yes,' he said doubtfully. 'Yes, you are." - Derek Landy

"The big powers are traveling on the dangerous road of armament. The signpost just ahead of us is 'Oblivion.' Can the march on this road be stopped? Yes, if public opinion uses the power it now has." - Sean MacBride

"I am my own worst enemy. My friends and family will say, Youve got everything going for you right now, and I say, Oh yes, but! Which is not a good way to be." - Tamsin Egerton

"You may wonder: how do I overcome the common 'Cute/Insane Conundrum,' as it occurs in men ... Yes, it's a fact - any man who seems cute, fabulous, and incredible to you will, of course, turn out to be insane." - Marilyn Suzanne Miller

"Watch out for love (unless it is true, and every part of you says yes including the toes), it will wrap you up like a mummy, and your scream won't be heard and none of your running will run." - Anne Sexton

"I enjoy feeling fastidious and aloof. I enjoy saying no, always no, and I should be afraid of any attempt to construct a finally habitable world, because I should merely have to say - Yes; and act like other people." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Are you calling me your gift?" "Yes." She smiled. "How do you feel about that?" "Like it's my turn to be unwrapped." He nibbled at her mouth. "Do it slow." - Nalini Singh

"Yes, Harry Potter!" said Dobby at once, his great eyes shining with excitement. "And if Dobby does it wrong, Dobby will throw himself off the topmost tower, Harry Potter!" "There won't be any need for that," said Harry hastily." - J K Rowling

"Yes, this is life; and everywhere we meet, Not victor crowns, but wailings of defeat." - Elizabeth Oakes Smith

"In my garden, after a rainfall, you can faintly, yes, hear the breaking of new blooms." - Truman Capote

"Ballet is important and significant - yes. But first of all, it is a pleasure." - George Balanchine

"Did he annoy me? Yes, he was like a wasp at a picnic." - Gary Barlow

"Ask yourself: 'Can I give more?'. The answer is usually: 'Yes'." - Paul Tergat

"Yes, I worry about the craziest things, but better me than someone less qualified." - Robert Breault

"Yes, time flies. And where did it leave you? Old too too late." - Mike Tyson

"It's easy to say 'no!' when there's a deeper 'yes!' burning inside." - Stephen Covey

"I'm Mitt Romney-and yes Wolf, that's also my first name." - Mitt Romney

"That's the kinda dude I was lookin fo & yes you'll get slapped if you lookin hoe" - Nicki Minaj

"Yes, worship of the loving God is man's whole reason for existence." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Yes I make mistakes that I don't ever make excuses for" - Drake

"Is there a difference? Yes. We are in harmony with nature, but never at peace." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Surrender is the inner transition from resistance to acceptance, from no to yes." - Eckhart Tolle

"He says NO! In thunder; but the Devil himself cannot make him say yes." - Herman Melville

"Yes folks, their gold medal looks the same as everybody elses." - Bob Costas

"So, are we equals? Until he answer is yes, we must never stop asking." - Daniel Craig

"Choice means saying no to one thing so you can say yes to another." - Dan Millman

"Faith is the 'yes' of the heart, a conviction on which one stakes one's life." - Martin Luther

"Every 'no' means you are that much closer to a 'yes." - Lois Lowry

"The power of saying no is so much more than the power of saying yes." - Julianna Margulies

"Quentin Crisp said it to me; now I say it to you: say yes to everything." - Martin Firrell

"Yes, it does make the load rather heavy if you carry tools for every eventuality." - Jacqueline Winspear

"Guard against idols - yes, guard against all idols, of which surely the greatest is oneself." - Alexandra David-Neel

"Ah yes! Conservatives. Some of the finest minds of the 12th Century." - Paul Begala

"Yes, some people will say you get successful obese businesspeople. But are they happy? Probably not." - Michelle Mone

"I'm a great believer that saying yes is a lot more fun than saying no." - Richard Branson

"I grew up in southern California in the 80s. Yes, I am a walking cliche." - John Scalzi

"Marketing tells a story that spreads. Sales overcomes the natural resistance to say yes." - Seth Godin

"Are there any writers on the literary scene whom I consider truly great? Yes: Truman Capote." - Truman Capote

"You have to [go outside your comfort zone]. Andy Warhol said 'say yes to everything'." - Cynthia Rowley

"Yes, pain meant life. But the symmetric property did not apply; Life did not mean pain." - Barry Lyga

"Hopeless cases: Executives who assert themselves by saying No when they should say Yes." - Malcolm Forbes

"The grackles sing avant the spring Most spiss oh! Yes, most spissantly. They sing right puissantly." - Wallace Stevens

"Yes, cider and tinned salmon are the staple diet of the agricultural classes." - Evelyn Waugh

"No is always a door-closing word; Yes is a door-opening word." - Thomas Dreier

"It's not like there's a law against flying." "Yes there is. The law of gravity." - Laini Taylor

"No, Mom. I said fine." "It's just your tone." Ah, yes- the tone. The nasty traitor." - Deb Caletti

"You can get a thousand no's from people, and only one "yes" from God." - Tyler Perry

"-Oh yes? Can you identify yourself? -Certainly. I'd know me anywhere." - Terry Pratchett

"Yes I remember my sixteenth." Vitellius said "Wonderful omen! Happily chicken in my underpants." "Excuse me." - Rick Riordan

"I say yes when I mean no and the wrinkle grows." - Naomi Shihab Nye

"Uh, my lord, I am not actually food. You do realize this, yes?" - Gail Carriger

"Will ye come with me?" he whispered. And she answered without hesitation. "Yes, please." - Elizabeth Hoyt

"But you hate poetry! Yes, but you make me want to write it." - Cassandra Clare

"Yes, just like those flowers. There's something strained, but there's beauty in that. Something like that" - Koushun Takami

"I like sayers of no better than I like sayers of yes." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"...and we'll see what happens when we say Yes while this rigor mortis world screams No." - Isaac Marion

"Yes, of course we were pretentious - what else is youth for?" - Julian Barnes

"The moment you say yes to acting on your desire is the real beginning." - Danielle LaPorte

"Yes, I am old enough to grow a beard actually. So ner-ner-ner-ner" - Daniel Johns

"Yes, my dear child, monsters are real. I happen to have one hanging in my basement." - Rick Yancey

"Very suddenly. Yes, quite suddenly, I didn't feel like I could handle my feeling of aloneness." - Markus Zusak

"She surveyed the carnage behind him. "Did you have fun?" He showed her his teeth. "Yes." - Ilona Andrews

"You look older." "Yes, well. The passage of time tends to do that to a person." - Veronica Roth



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