Old bees yield no honey. [ Proverb ]
Courage never to submit or yield. [ Milton ]
Hell itself must yield to industry. [ Ben Jonson ]
The champion true
Loves victory more when, dim in view,
He sees her glories gild afar
The dusky edge of stubborn war,
Than if th' untrodden bloodless field
The harvest of her laurels yield. [ Keble ]
The brave man may yield to braver man.
A brave man may fall but cannot yield.
What though the field be lost?
All is not lost; the unconquerable will,
And study of revenge, immortal hate,
And courage never to submit or yield. [ Milton ]
Infinite is the help man can yield to man. [ Carlyle ]
The lilies faintly to the roses yield.
As on thy lovely cheek, they struggling vie. [ Hoffman ]
Lay on more wood, the ashes will yield money. [ Proverb ]
To live beneath sorrow, one must yield to it. [ Mme. de Stael ]
Man yields to death; and man's sublimest works
Must yield at length to Time. [ Thomas Love Peacock ]
But, poor old man, thou prunest a rotten tree,
That cannot so much as a blossom yield
In lieu of all thy pains and husbandry. [ William Shakespeare ]
And here where your praise might yield returns,
And a handsome word or two give help. [ Robert Browning ]
Love conquers all things; let us yield to love. [ Virgil ]
Who would ever care to do brave deed,
Or strive in virtue others to excel.
If none should yield him his deserved meed
Due praise, that is the spur of doing well?
For if good were not praised more than ill,
None would choose goodness of his own free will. [ Spenser ]
Gold! gold! in all ages the curse of mankind,
Thy fetters are forged for the soul and the mind.
The limbs may be free as the wings of a bird.
And the mind be the slave of a look and a word.
To gain thee men barter eternity's crown,
Yield honour, affection, and lasting renown. [ Park Benjamin ]
The Alphabet Of Success
Attend carefully to details.
Be prompt in all things.
Consider well, then decide positively.
Dare to do right, fear to do wrong.
Endure trials patiently.
Fight life's battles bravely.
Go not into the society of the vicious.
Hold your integrity sacred.
Injure not another's reputation.
Join hands only with the virtuous.
Keep your mind free from evil thoughts.
Lie not for any consideration.
Make few special acquaintances.
Never try to appear what you are not.
Observe good manners.
Pay your debts promptly.
Question not the verity of a friend.
Respect the desires of your parents.
Sacrifice money rather than principle.
Touch not, taste not, handle not intoxicating drinks.
Use your leisure for improvement.
Venture not upon the threshold of wrong.
Watch carefully over your passions.
Xtend to everyone a kindly greeting.
Yield not to discouragement.
Zealously labor for the right, and success is certain. [ Ladies Home Journal ]
It is no shame to yield to him that we must not oppose. [ Proverb ]
Yield not to misfortunes, but rather go more boldly to meet them. [ Virgil ]
Love mocks all sorrows but its own, and damps each joy he does not yield. [ Lady Dacre ]
All must yield to the weight of years; conquest is not difficult for time. [ Calderon ]
In heaven the trees of life ambrosial fruitage bear, and vines yield nectar. [ Milton ]
The firmest purpose of a woman's heart to well-timed, artful flattery may yield. [ Lillo ]
A time there is when like a thricetold tale long-rifled life of sweets can yield no more. [ Young ]
Fortune, like a coy mistress, loves to yield her favors, though she makes us wrest them from her. [ Bovee ]
Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune shall permit you. [ Virgil ]
Now is the time to show by deeds that the dignity of a man does not yield to the sublimity of the gods. [ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ]
What, though thou wert rich and of high esteem, dost thou yield to sorrow because of thy loss of fortune? [ Hitopadesa ]
It is often shorter and better to yield to others than to endeavor to compel others to adjust themselves to us. [ La Bruyere ]
We cannot conquer fate and necessity, yet we can yield to them in such a manner as to be greater than if we could. [ Landor ]
The way to avoid evil is not by maiming our passions, but by compelling them to yield their vigour to our moral nature. [ Ward Beecher ]
No barriers, no masses of matter, however enormous, can withstand the powers of the mind; the remotest corners yield to them; all things succumb, the very heaven itself is laid open. [ Manilius ]
There is something captivating in spirit and intrepidity, to which we often yield as to a resistless power; nor can he reasonably expect the confidence of others who too apparently distrusts himself. [ Hazlitt ]
There are three kinds of praise, - that which we yield, that which we lend, and that which we pay. We yield it to the powerful from fear, we lend it to the weak from interest, and we pay it to the deserving from gratitude. [ Colton ]
That policy that can strike only while the iron is hot will be overcome by that perseverance which, like Cromwell's, can make the iron hot by striking; and he that can only rule the storm must yield to him who can both raise and rule it. [ Colton ]