Yes Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old yes quotes, yes sayings, and yes proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A dishonest yes is a no to yourself. Byron Katie
The person who is willing to say yes to experience is the person who discovers new frontiers. John Templeton
Say yes to everything you're excited about or afraid of. Chris Guillebeau
The moment you say yes to acting on your desire is the real beginning. Danielle LaPorte
Sometimes we receive the power to say yes to life. Then peace enters us and makes us whole. Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you learn to say yes to yourself, you will be able to say no to others, with love. Alan Cohen
Don't take 'no' for an answer. Keep knocking down walls until someone says 'yes.' Chelsea Handler
If you must say yes, say it with an open heart. If you must say no, say it without fear. Paulo Coelho
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes. Eleanor Roosevelt
Say yes to more things. Eric Schmidt
Make your "yes" mean yes, and your "no" mean no. John Wooden
Discipline means choices. Every time you say yes to a goal or objective, you say no to many more. Sybil Stanton
Yes is like credit, No is like cash. C.J. Langenhoven
Start with a 'Yes', and see where that takes you. Tina Fey
Say yes and you'll figure it out afterwards. Tina Fey
Your yes means nothing if you can't say no. Meshell Ndegeocello
Life is a helluva lot more fun if you say yes rather than no. Richard Branson
You are only one "Yes" away from success. Ken Poirot
A writer must say yes to life. Natalie Goldberg
There is no misery in art. All art is about saying yes, and all art is about its own making. John Currin
Love is saying yes to belonging. David Steindl-Rast
Saying yes all the time won't make me Wonder Woman. It will make me a worn out woman. Lysa Terkeurst
After the final no there comes a yes. And on that yes the future world depends. Wallace Stevens
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. Tony Blair
You can only get more in life by saying YES. Marshall Sylver
Sometimes "Yes" is rhetoric enough. Mason Cooley
I think yes is the most beautiful and necessary word in the English language. Sally Potter
Sometimes even a Yes can be fatal for our Souls. Abhishek Shukla
Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question. Albert Camus
Learn to say no, so your yes has some oomph. Kristin Armstrong