Quotations About / On:
'...all perfume yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes.'
Yesoh, dear, yesthe novel tells a story.
(E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Aspects of the Novel, ch. 2 (1927).)
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that.... Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist and novelist. Nell, in Endgame, p. 20 (1958).)
Some secrets are left untold; yes, they are sealed for a reason.
A blonde rosy and glistening want I for me, yea, a foreigner beauty.
(In search of a foreign girl as my love)
Um, yeah, I completely agree…I'm sorry, what exactly am I agreeing to again?
I hardly said a word to my wife until I said 'yes' to divorce.
(John Milius, U.S. screenwriter, Francis Ford Coppola (b. 1939), and Michael Herr. Captain Willard (Martin Sheen), Apocalypse Now (1979).)
Yes, America is gigantic, but a gigantic mistake.
(Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. Quoted in Memories of a Psycho-analyst, ch. 9, Ernest Jones (1959).
"America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen," Freud said on another occasion, "but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success." (Ronald W. Clark, Freud: the Man and his Cause, pt. 3, ch. 12, 1980).)
Yeah, percentage players die broke too, don't they, Bert?
(Sydney Carroll, U.S. screenwriter, and Robert Rossen. Eddie Felson (Paul Newman), The Hustler, to his former manager, Bert Gordon (George C. Scott) (1961).)
The screaming silence of no's knife in yes's wound.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1967. The narrator, in Stories and Texts for Nothing 13, p. 139, Grove Press (1968).)