Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
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.
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything but temptation.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
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.
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.
Industry, perseverance, and frugality make fortune yield.
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.
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.
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.
When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
Let arms give place to the robe, and the laurel of the warriors yield to the tongue of the orator.
It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and to talk by the hour
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.
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.
Life yields only to the conqueror.
The life of man is the true romance, which when it is valiantly conduced, will yield the imagination a higher joy than any fiction.
The logic of words should yield to the logic of realities.
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.
To get the most out of your life, plant in your mind seeds of constructive power that will yield fruitful results.
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