Top 45 Most Inspiring Quotes On Saying No

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Saying no is the key to achieving your goals. But it’s difficult for some people. They might think that by saying ‘Yes’ to everything, they will achieve their dreams. But they don’t realize that by saying ‘No,’ they are actually on their way to achieving their goal. One of the main reasons people want to say ‘Yes’ all the time is because they want to please other people. They also want to help other people because it makes them feel good about themselves. Sometimes, they might say yes out of fear of offending someone or being seen as rude or selfish.

You need to understand that your dreams are more important than pleasing others and helping others at your own expense. When you say ‘No,’ you are more likely to accomplish your goals in life and get closer to achieving your dreams.

45 Most Inspiring Quotes On Saying No

“You don’t have to accept things you are not okay with.” ― Anonymous

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” ― W. Clement Stone

“If you must say yes, say it with an open heart. If you must say no, say it without fear.” ― Paulo Coelho

“When you say yes to others, make sure you are not saying no to yourself.” ― Paulo Coelho

“Saying yes to happiness means learning to say no to the things and people that stress you out.” ― Thema Davis

“Learn to say no; it will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin.” ― Charles Spurgeon

“Simplify your life. Learn to say no.” ― Anonymous

“It’s better to say nothing than spend 1,000 words or an hour speech saying nothing. Get to the point.” ― Richard Branson

“You don’t have to accept things you are not okay with.” ― Anonymous

“If you want more time, freedom, and energy, start saying no.” ― Anonymous

“Freedom comes when you learn to let go, creation comes when you learn to say no.” ― Madonna Ciccone

“It takes heart to say no when our heart and brains and guts and most important, pride are yearning to say yes, Practice.” ― Cole Harmonson

“Don’t say maybe if you want to say no.” ― Paulo Coelho

“Say no to everything, so you can say yes to the one thing.” ― Richie Norton

“Part of the skill of saying no is to shut up afterward and not babble on, offering material for an argument.” ― Judith Martin

“Simplify: say no to the good so you can say yes to the best.” ― Anonymous

“You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage pleasantly, smilingly, and non-apologetically – to say no to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger yes burning inside.” ― Stephen Covey

“If you believe that saying no will get you shot, well, what a fine way to go.” ― Peter Block

“No is a complete sentence. It does not require an explanation to follow. You can truly answer someone’s request with a simple no.” ― Sharon E. Rainey

“You can say no if that is more truthful than a resentful yes.” ― Judith Lasater

“The oldest, shortest words – ‘yes’ and ‘no’ – are those which require the most thought.” ― Pythagoras

“It takes true courage and real humility to say no.” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“There is nothing worse than doing nothing and saying nothing when your voice is needed.” ― Soledad O’Brien

“Saying NO means you know your limits.” ― Anonymous

“I refuse to please others at the expense of my emotional well-being. Even if it means saying “no” to people who are used to hearing “yes.”” – Unknown

“One key to successful relationships is learning to say no without guilt, so that you can say yes without resentment.” ― Bill Crawford

He who trim himself to suit everyone else will soon whittle himself away.” ― Anonymous

“The courage to say no, the courage to say yes. Decisions do determine Destiny.” ― Thomas S. Monson

“You can be a good person with a kind heart and still say no.” ― Lori Deschene

“The ability to say no is a tremendous advantage for an investor.” ― Warren Buffett

“It’s only by saying NO that you can concentrate on the things that are really important.” ― Steve Jobs

“Always say no pun intended to draw attention to the intended pun.” ― Teju Cole

“Give yourself the permission to say no to anything that makes you unhappy or drains your energy.” ― Anonymous

“Saying no to something is actually much more powerful than saying yes.” ― Tom Hanks

“You don’t have to stay committed to something just because you’re good at it.” ― Brittany Burgunder

“Sometimes you have to forget what you feel, and remember what you deserve.” ― Anonymous

“Learn to say no without explaining yourself.” ― Anonymous

“Just saying yes because you can’t bear the short-term pain of saying no is not going to help you do the work.” ― Seth Godin

“It is simple to say no when your priorities are in order.” ― Anonymous

“Half of the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.” ― Josh Billings

“Focusing is about saying no.” ― Steve Jobs

“Learn the art of saying no. Don’t lie. Don’t make excuses, don’t over-explain yourself. Just simply decline.” ― Anonymous

“You have to learn to say no without feeling guilty, setting boundaries is healthy. You need to learn to respect and take care of yourself.” ― Anonymous

“Not every opportunity it meant to be my assignment.” ― Lysa Terkeurst

“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.” ― Samuel Dash

 “Saying no can be the ultimate self-care.” ― Claudia Black

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