I learn from my mistakes. It’s a very painful way to learn, but without pain, the old saying is, there’s no gain.— Johnny Cash
Informative Learn To Say No quotations
Half of the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.
Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best.
Looking back, I've learned the most from the bad coaches, really, how not to act, how not to coach, how not to treat people. So I always say no matter what situations you're faced with, how bad it is, you can always walk away and learn. You can always rise above it.
No relationship would be successful without a little compromise.
If you can't learn to do that then I'm sorry to say your relationship will never survive. Love is about giving and taking, it's not just about smiles and kind words. Compromise is key.
Don't say maybe if you want to say no.
Learn how to say no. Don't let your mouth overload your back.
Just be you. I've learned the hard way and in the end, some people are just so full of hate that no matter what you say or do, they'll always have something to say.
To young men who are looking for an opportunity and who complain there is no opening for them, permit me to say this: 'Go where the poor and the under-privileged are. They will be glad to hear you. When you have learned to bless them, others will be calling for your services. Don't wait for opportunity to come walking up to you. Go to meet it.'
If we say I love you, it may be received with doubt, for there are times when it is hard to believe. Say I hate you, and the one spoken to believes it instantly, once for all. ... Love must be learned, and learned again and again; there is no end to it. Hate needs no instruction, but waits only to be provoked.
Knowledge can be acquired by a suitable and complete study, no matter what the starting point is. Only one must know how to "learn." What is nearest to us is man; and you are the nearest of all men to yourself. Begin with the study of yourself; remember the saying "Know thyself."
If we are to say no to covetousness, we must learn to say yes to contentment.
This involves learning to be content with what we have (Hebrews 13:5). Much of our discontentment may be traced to expectations that are essentially selfish and more often than not completely unrealistic.
One of the things that I truly have had to learn, sometimes the hard way, but that I'd like to share with you is to trust your own instincts no matter what people might say about you, no matter what criticism or what negativity might come your way for just being who you are, and just being yourself, it's so important. Tonight is your night.
When you say 'yes' to others, make sure you are not saying 'no' to yourself.
My mother used to tell me, No matter what they ask you, always say yes. You can learn later.
Always be eager to learn, no matter how successful you might already be.
In the Millionaires' Club, we sometimes invite a billionaire to come talk to us. He says, 'You're doing okay, but come on. How about if you really poured it on!'
I've learned... That you should never say no to a gift from a child.
Learn to say no in situations where saying no can be difficult, where it could mean getting fired. Say no anyway, because it could lead you to greater opportunities.
Learning to "just say no" to emotional reactions isn't repression.
Saying no means not engaging the frustration, anger, judgment, or blame. Without engagement, you won't have anything to repress.
If there's one thing I've learned in this life, it's that you never say no to an old gypsy woman with a blind eye and leprous fingernails.
I learned something from that. If someone asks me something that I really don't want to do, I say no. I have to trust that. And I'm not afraid to talk money.
I'd like to start off by saying that every experience no matter what it is, good or bad, you'll learn from it. That's just life. But something I've done I've regretted is probably picking on my siblings growing up, because you appreciate them so much more as you grow older.
The most important lesson I've learned in this business is how to say no.
I have said no to a lot of temptations, and I am glad I did.
When you arrive at a certain level it's very easy to say yes: that is the moment to learn to say no.
I'm a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.
There is just something that people taught me in general for self-care, would just be to spend some time alone and to protect yourself. Learning to say no is something that helps in that, and what you're comfortable with and what you're not comfortable with, and finding the line. That's it. Otherwise it's just going to be really hard.
Don't take on things you don't believe in and that you yourself are not good at.
Learn to say no. Effective leaders match the objective needs of their company with the subjective competencies. As a result, they get an enormous amount of things done fast.
Learn to say no, so your yes has some oomph.
Learn to say no; it will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin.
Be more concerned with being interested than being interesting.
I might have had too many friends in my twenties.
I probably said yes too much, and then I had to learn how to say no. How to get away in order to work on stuff.
Getting to know ourselves and learning to control ourselves are the two great tasks of life. Don't make up strange and exotic 'penances.' Simply say no to yourself once a day, and you will be on the road to sanctity for the rest of your life.
For a while, I was saying 'no' way too often.
I turned down 'An Officer and A Gentleman,' 'Splash' and 'Midnight Express.' I could name you tons more. I would go off and experience life instead of working - I was learning to fly jets, went on an African safari, sailed the Caribbean - which wasn't necessarily bad.
I've learned not to take things personally.
We can get offended by anything if we want to. It's not hard to hurt someone's feelings; all they have to do is believe what the offender is saying to be true. No one knows me like I know me, and therefore, no one can hurt me.
I have no ego. There is no way you can have a big ego and survive in this [show]business. You can't learn if you think no one else has anything to say that's of value.