When we can say “no” not only to things that are wrong and sinful, but also to things pleasant, profitable, and good which would hinder and clog our grand duties and our chief work, we shall understand more fully what life is worth, and how to make the most of it.
God wanted to have a holiday, so He asked St. Peter for suggestions on where to go. “Why not go to Jupiter?” asked St. Peter. “No, too much gravity, too much stomping around,” said God. “Well, how about Mercury?” “No, it’s too hot there.” “Okay,” said St. Peter, “What about Earth?” “No,” said God, “They’re […]
The word “no” is a great time saver. Say “no” to anything that is not the highest and best use of your time.
One half the troubles of this life can be traced to saying “yes” too quickly and not saying “no” soon enough.
A person who walks in another’s tracks leaves no footprints.
“No, no!” said the Queen. “Sentence first-verdict afterwards.”
Press any key… no, no, no, Not that one!
The Ultimate Weapon is the ability to say ‘No’ and take the consequences.
If you say no to everything nothing will change.
You have one failing you must overcome, one thing you must learn if you are to be a completely happy woman, maybe the most important lesson in living – you must learn to say no. You do not know how to say no, Sophia, and that is a serious deficiency. (To Sophia Loren)