Quotation Explorer - 'Yield'

Explore in the inside of you and discover your true potential. After your discovery, ameliorate on it and it will yield to an endless success. - Sam Adeyinka
For the first time in a very many years, he felt the old vexation, the mingled impatience and pleasure at the world's beautiful refusal to yield up its mysteries without a fight. - Michael Chabon
Seals do not sit about and tell, the way people do, and their lives are not eventful in the way people's are, lines of story combed again and again, in the hope that they will yield more sense with every stroke. - Margo Lanagan
We may have to struggle to achieve our goals, but our struggles may yield as much growth as our learning. The strengths we develop in overcoming challenges will be with us in the eternities to come. - Dallin H. Oaks
People were always ready to yield theirwills, to worship the hero, because they were not given a chancefor developing initiative, stability, and independence, said the greatnineteenth-century Russian sociologist Nikolai Mikhailovsky - Ernest Becker
If you wish to live in harmony, you must respect every person and, in non-essential matters, yield! - J.P. Vaswani
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. - Oscar Wilde
Those who, while they disapprove of the character and measures of a government, yield to it their allegiance and support are undoubtedly its most conscientious supporters, and so frequently the most serious obstacles to reform. - Henry David Thoreau
Ah, when to the heart of man Was it ever less than a treason To go with the drift of things, To yield with a grace to reason, And bow and accept the end Of a love or a season? - Robert Frost
It's not that I am "above" feeling hatred. It's that I make the choice whether to yield to it or not. Hatred keeps a person with you, and the last thing I want with me in my thoughts is someone who doesn't deserve to be there. - Donna Lynn Hope
To be angry is to yield to the influence of Satan. No one can make us angry. It is our choice. If we desire to have a proper spirit with us at all times, we must choose to refrain from becoming angry. I testify that such is possible. - Thomas S. Monson
Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future. - Auliq Ice
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Sir Winston Churchill
Limited expectations yield only limited results.
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. - Alfred Lord Tennyson
Part-time effort, won't yield full-time results - S.B. Sebrick
The best way to drive out the devil, if he will not yield to texts of Scripture, is to jeer and flout him, for he cannot bear scorn. - Martin Luther
Race determines variables that yield results undesirable to one sector, while rendering a noticeable favor to others. - Lamont Renzo Bracy
No matter how long we exist, we have our memories. Points in time which time itself cannot erase. Suffering may distort my backward glances, but even to suffering, some memories will yield nothing of ther beauty or their splendor. Rather they remain as hard as gems. - Anne Rice
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Winston Churchill
Pessimistic thoughts will only yield trees unwilling to bear edible fruit. Optimistic thinking will always feed those who are willing to sit at your table". - Michaelson Williams
Take you example by this thing,/ And yield to each his right,/ Lest God with such like miserye/ Your wicked minds requite - Various
The life of man is the true romance, which when it is valiantly conduced, will yield the imagination a higher joy than any fiction. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it. - Oscar Wilde
Never take someone for granted based on your perception and act on it, for that would yield in ultimate disaster! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Unless there is within us that which is above us, we shall soon yield to that which is about us. - P.T. Forsyth
Foreign places yield more to one who is himself worth meeting. - Beowulf
Advocacy of leaf protein as a human food is based on the undisputed fact that forage crops (such as lucerne) give a greater yield of protein than other types of crops. Even with conventional food crops there is more protein in the leafy parts than in the seeds or tubs that are usually harvested. - Norman Pirie
BATTLE, n. A method of untying with the teeth of 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
Prayer is not meant to be a burden or used as a badge of holiness. Instead, it is a gift of God that when used properly should yield great victory in our lives. - Paul Silway
Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator. - Cicero
If a person's mind is controlled by forces of revenge and jealousy, it cannot express love & sympathy. And even if they show love and sympathy to others it will yield no good result. The thought will not be reflected in love but in hate. - Virchand Gandhi
Life's temptations have the purpose of putting our spiritual integrity to the test. To yield to them, however, gives one a precarious and tormented satisfaction. But the worst temptations are those we give in to without getting anything in return except for the brutal discovery of our weakness. - Paolo Maurensig
Yield not to evils, but attack all the more boldly. - Virgil
When the mind has once begun to yield to the weakness of superstition, trifles impress it with the force of conviction. - Ann Radcliffe
The spirit of the gospel is optimistic; it trusts in God and looks on the bright side of things. The opposite or pessimistic spirit drags men down and away from God, looks on the dark side, murmurs, complains, and is slow to yield obedience. - Orson F. Whitney
When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield. - Quintilian
You cannot force a dry well to yield water. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Water is fluid, soft and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong. - Lao-Tzu
Narration, after all, isn’t just a literary function. It represents the human capacity to tell stories in such a manner that they yield meaning. Television replaced this concerted quest for meaning with a frantic pursuit of wonder. - Steve Almond
Foreign lands never yield their secrets to a traveller. The best they offer are tantalising snippets, just enough to inflame the imagination. The secrets they do reveal are your own - the ones you have kept from yourself. And this is reason enough to travel, to leave home. - Graeme Sparkes
Those that yield are not always weak - Jacqueline Carey
Sow good seeds for a good yield. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
But yield who will to their separation, My object in living is to uniteMy avocation and my vocationAs my two eyes make one in sight. - Robert Frost
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world. - Helen Keller
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield. - Quintilian
Judge not; the workings of his brainAnd of his heart thou canst not see;What looks to thy dim eyes a stain,In God's pure light may only beA scar, brought from some well-won field,Where thou wouldst only faint and yield. - Adelaide Anne Procter
Liberty will never yield equality. Freewill produces a mess that you either accept or reject in favor of slavery. - A.E. Samaan
If we could stop thinking of 'meaning' and 'purpose' as artifacts of some divine creative act and see them instead as the yield of our own creative future, they become goals, intentions and processes very much in reach rather than the shadows of childlike, superstitious mythology. - Douglas Rushkoff
Deliberate with caution, but act with decision; and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness. - Charles Caleb Colton
Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It's so difficult to express in word as how it feels bad to go to bed in the night after the whole day work, done sincerely, does not yield any good result. - Anuj Somany
Never expect a yield of milk from a bull. - Bikash Chaurasiya
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself. - Oscar Wilde
No, it is remrable that everest did not yield to the first few attempts; it would have been suprising and not a little sad if it had, for that is not the way of great mountains.
What then have I done? What, except yield to a natural feeling, inspired by beauty, sanctioned by virtue and kept at all times within the bounds of respect. It's innocent expression prompted not by hope but by trust.
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