Best Yield Quotes & Sayings In Life

These yield quotes will inspire you. Yield produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product) or give way to arguments, demands, or pressure.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging yield quotes, yield sayings, and yield proverbs.

Inspirational Yield Quotes

  1. “Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  2. “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  3. “Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.” ~ Helen Keller
  4. “When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.” ~ Thomas Paine

  5. “The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it… I can resist everything but temptation.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  6. “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
  7. “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
  8. “Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  9. “Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  10. “To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
  11. “God never forces a person’s will into surrender, and He never begs. He patiently waits until that person willingly yields to Him. True surrender is a matter of being ‘united together [with Jesus] in the likeness of His death’ (Romans 6:5) until nothing ever appeals to you that did not appeal to Him. And after you surrender–then what? Your entire life should be characterized by an eagerness to maintain unbroken fellowship and oneness with God.” ~ Oswald Chambers
  12. “Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein

  13. “When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.” ~ Therese of Lisieux
  14. “Let us not be surprised when we have to face difficulties. When the wind blows hard on a tree, the roots stretch and grow the stronger, Let it be so with us. Let us not be weaklings, yielding to every wind that blows, but strong in spirit to resist.” ~ Amy Carmichael
  15. “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
  16. “When love beckons to you, follow him,

    Though his ways are hard and steep.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  17. “Whether they yield or refuse, it delights women to have been asked.” ~ Ovid
  18. “When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.” ~ Quintilian
  19. “The logic of words should yield to the logic of realities.” ~ Louis D. Brandeis
  20. “To get the most out of your life, plant in your mind seeds of constructive power that will yield fruitful results.” ~ Grenville Kleiser

  21. “The conquest of fear yields the courage of life. That is the cardinal initiation of every heroic adventure– fearlessness and achievement.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  22. “The Communist Manifesto was correct but we see the privileges of the capitalist bourgeoisie yielding to democratic organizations. In my judgment success lies in a steady [peaceful] advance [rather] than in a catastrophic crash.” ~ Eduard Bernstein
  23. “Yield not to evils, but attack all the more boldly.” ~ Virgil
  24. “Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy.” ~ Dag Hammarskjold

  25. “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
  26. “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
  27. “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
  28. “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

  29. “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
  30. “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
  31. “Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  32. “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

  33. “The most brilliant propagandist technique will yield no success unless one fundamental principle is borne in mind constantly – it must confine itself to a few points and repeat them over and over.” ~ Joseph Goebbels
  34. “Never yield to gloomy anticipation. Place your hope and confidence in God. He has no record of failure” ~ Lettie Cowman
  35. “Never yield to that temptation, which, to most young men, is very strong, of exposing other people’s weaknesses and infirmities, for the sake either of diverting the company, or of showing your own superiority. You may get the laugh on your side by it for the present; but you will make enemies by it for ever; and even those who laugh with you then, will, upon reflection, fear, and consequently hate you.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  36. “Life yields only to the conqueror.” ~ Dag Hammarskjold

  37. “I really think that people have to think safety; taking risks for higher yield is a bad idea once you’re in late or latish middle age.” ~ Paul Krugman
  38. “We must not hope to be mowers, And to gather the ripe gold ears, Unless we have first been sowers And water the furrows with tears. It is not just as we take it, This mystical world of ours, Life’s field will yield as we make it A harvest of thorns or of flowers.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  39. “Since the world never faults a man who refuses to yield…it is generally recognized that weak men live in obedience to the world’s will, while the strong obey only their own.” ~ Giacomo Leopardi
  40. “Let every man consider virtue as what devolves on himself. He may not yield the performance of it even to his teacher.” ~ Confucius

  41. “Lee tells his troops. After four years of arduous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources.” ~ Robert E. Lee
  42. “Every day I pray. I yield myself to God and the tensions and anxieties go out of me and peace and power come in.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  43. “It is legitimate to have one’s own point of view and political philosophy. But there are people who make anger, rather than a deeply held belief, the basis of their actions. They do not seem to mind harming society as a whole in the pursuit of their immediate objective. No society can survive if it yields to the demands of frenzy, whether of the few or the many.” ~ Indira Gandhi
  44. “Instructions from Jesus will always yield favorable results.” ~ Creflo A. Dollar

  45. “There are endless treasures of grace waiting for those who will make even the most feeble attempts to pray. The weakest prayers yield grace.” ~ Paul Washer
  46. “Venus yields to caresses, not to compulsion.” ~ Publilius Syrus
  47. “Some temptations are so great it takes great courage to yield to them.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  48. “Let us therefore yield ourselves and bow to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, which can neither err nor deceive.” ~ Saint Augustine

  49. “My responsibility is to obey, to surrender my heart and to yield myself to the will of God. It is in the process of obedience that we gain understanding. You can’t get the peace that passes understanding until you give up your right to understand.” ~ Bill Johnson
  50. “Never say anything about a person you wouldn’t say to them directly, and don’t try people without accusing them to their face. Badmouthing people behind their backs shows a serious lack of integrity and is counterproductive. It doesn’t yield any beneficial change, and it subverts both the people you are badmouthing and the environment as a whole.” ~ Ray Dalio
  51. “Friends, suffering, marriage, environment, study and recreation are influence which shape character. The strongest influence, if you are generous enough to yield to it, is the grace of God.” ~ Hubert Van Zeller
  52. “You clearly hate to yield, but you will regret it when your anger has passed. Such natures are justly the hardest for themselves to bear.” ~ Sophocles

  53. “Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means, at the point of highest reality. A chastity or honesty or mercy which yields to danger will be chaste or honest or merciful only on conditions. Pilate was merciful till it became risky.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  54. “Spend the most time with your best people. … Talent is the multiplier. THe more energy and attention you invest in it, the greater the yield. The time you spend with your best is, quite simply, your most productive time. … Persistence directed primarily toward your non-talents is self-destructive. … You will reprimand yourself, berate yourself, and put yourself through all manner of contortions in an attempt to achieve the impossible.” ~ Marcus Buckingham
  55. “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
  56. “Firm and patient optimism always yields its rewards.” ~ Carlos Slim

  57. “One must be entirely sensitive to the structure of the material that one is handling. One must yield to it in tiny details of execution, perhaps the handling of the surface or grain, and one must master it as a whole.” ~ Barbara Hepworth
  58. “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
  59. “My knowledge of the human psyche is as yet imperfect. Certain areas won’t yield to computation.” ~ Poul Anderson
  60. “The entrepreneur shifts economic resources out of an area of lower and into an area of higher productivity and greater yield.” ~ Jean-Baptiste Say

  61. “Investing is an activity of forecasting the yield over the life of the asset; speculation is the activity of forecasting the psychology of the market.” ~ John Maynard Keynes
  62. “By learning to yield to the loving authority of his parents, a child learns to submit to other forms of authority which will confront him later in his life — his teachers, school principal, police, neighbors and employers.” ~ James Dobson
  63. “Infinite is the help man can yield to man.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

  64. “We cannot enjoy peace in this world unless we are ready to yield to the will of God in respect of death. Our times are in His hand, at His sovereign disposal. We must accept that as best.” ~ John Owen
  65. “This depression comes over me whenever the Lord is preparing a larger blessing for my ministry; the cloud is black before it breaks, and overshadows before it yields its deluge of mercy. Depression has now become to me as a prophet in rough clothing, a John the Baptist, heralding the nearer coming of my Lord’s richer benison” ~ Charles Spurgeon

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