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).)
God keep me from the divinity of Yes and No ... the Yea Nay Creeping Jesus, from supposing Up and Down to be the same thing as all experimentalists must suppose.
(William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, engraver. Letter, April 12, 1827. The Letters of William Blake, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1956).)
Yes, the body ages, but that does not necessarily mean the mind does as well.
(Yes, age has much to do with wisdom. But growing old alone does not make one wise.)
You can never say Yes if you don't have a desire and wants to a matter.
(Based on the knowledge and thoughts of the poet.)
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)
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).)