104+ Best Saying No Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Saying no means to say that one will not accept or agree to something We requested more time, but she said no. Profoundly inspirational saying no quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Saying No Quotes

Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself. — James Stephens

We’re not saying ‘no guns.’ We are saying we want to regulate semi-automatic weapons and the accessories that make them fully automatic because fully automatic weapons are banned. — Emma Gonzalez

No day of my life passes without someone saying the words ‘Monty Python’ to me. It’s not bad. — Eric Idle

I think 2012 is the year when consumers all around the world start saying no to feature phones and start saying yes to smartphones. — Marc Andreessen

I’m in no way saying that women can’t take a tough code review. I’m saying that no one should have to take one in a boy-puerile atmosphere. — Ellen Ullman

I have no problem with saying I am a socialist or with saying I’m a feminist. That’s how I was when I was 15, and you know, I haven’t grown out of it and probably never will. — Cherie Blair

I don’t believe in saying no. — Elizabeth Marvel

Am I an ego on legs? No I am not. Do I want to be seen out there all the time saying everything? No, I don’t. — Catherine Ashton

I’ve been saying it before the lottery, before the Phoenix Suns even had the No. 1 pick. I’ve just been talking it into the existence. I’m not saying I’m the best player in the draft and trying to be cocky like that, but I was just saying I’m going to be the No. 1 pick, regardless. — Deandre Ayton

Saying ‘yes’ to one thing means saying ‘no’ to another. That’s why decisions can be hard sometimes. — Sean Covey

I am the guy that, if you catch me saying something, I don’t do the, ‘Don’t tell anybody I said it.’ If I said it, I said it. I’m gonna stand right here and say it again to whoever – the end. What’s the trouble? Where’s the problem? — No I.D.

After saying yes to Turkey, the EU is having difficulty finding clear and consistent grounds for saying no to other, still more remote candidates – but being in the general vicinity of Europe does seem to be a continuing requirement. — Timothy Garton Ash

Then they started pulling me in and I was very resistant. All the other actors would be saying write more, more dialogue for me, and I’d always be saying ‘No, less, less’. — Peter Berg

I have been accused of never saying no. — William Shatner

There’s no worse way to insult a woman than by saying she looks like a man, but once a woman gets over that, there is no stronger woman. — Wendy Williams

Americans are gathering the courage to just say no. We are saying no to addictive consumer lifestyles. We are saying no to wars and corporate takeover and the IMF loans that gobble up people and their resources. — Cynthia McKinney

The sneaker heels thing is a myth. They were saying, ‘They’re like sneakers.’ No, they’re like heels is what they’re like. That’s like saying a denim skirt is like jeans. It’s not. — Anna Kendrick

No shade, and shout out to Lil Pump, but on a track like ‘Gucci Gang,’ he’s not really saying much. — Sheck Wes

I have been saying ‘no’ to many projects ever since people accepted Malar from the movie ‘Premam.’ — Sai Pallavi

I think when you’re doing something cutting edge like ‘The Matrix,’ it might mean when everybody’s saying ‘no’ that you’re really on the right track. — Lorenzo di Bonaventura

Just keep saying yes to everything – until you can afford to say no. — Ransom Riggs

Whenever people are trying to give you money, and you’re like, ‘No! Don’t,’ you have to stop and consider, what am I saying no to? — Payal Kadakia

I’m tired of being the bad guy all the time, saying ‘no’ to people I like. — Dawn Steel

I don’t know how many speeches I have given saying, ‘No child worse off.’ — Bob Casey, Jr.

There’s no point in saying anything but the truth. — Amy Winehouse

No, sir, I’m not saying that charming, witty and warm copy won’t sell. I’m just saying I’ve seen thousands of charming, witty campaigns that didn’t sell. — Rosser Reeves

We’ll see if we ever do another Ministry gig again or not. I’m not saying yes or no yet. All I’m saying is I know there’s no new Ministry studio CDs coming ever again. I promise. — Al Jourgensen

And it comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we don’t get on the wrong track or try to do too much. We’re always thinking about new markets we could enter, but it’s only by saying no that you can concentrate on the things that are really important. — Steve Jobs

I serve a higher power, Jesus Christ. I make no apologies in saying that. — Rick Warren

Don’t ever give up. Believe in yourself or no one else will. My personal saying is: ‘I’d rather die knowing that I tried to do what I love.’ — Adrienne Bailon

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. — George Santayana

Comedy is the ultimate truth. Jazz is hitting the notes that that no one else would hit, and comedy is saying words that no one else would say. — Tommy Chong

I have no problem saying that I have differences in policy with the United States. — Mohammad Javad Zarif

No relationship works without making an effort. That goes without saying. But you should never overcompensate. — Sonam Kapoor

‘Eurovision’ is a party. I’ve never said no to a party, so I’m not saying no to this. — Pilou Asbaek

The key to making money in angel investing is saying no. You meet with 100 companies and say no to 99 of them. — Kevin Rose

To say no to President Trump would be saying no to God. — Paula White

We have an open society. No one will come and take me away for saying what I am saying. But they don’t have to, if they can control how many people hear it. And that’s how they do it. — Jackson Browne

We keep saying, ‘No more ‘band aid’ solutions.’ — Arundhati Bhattacharya

I come from a very specific love of hip-hop. I’m saying hip-hop, not rap. That’s what saved my life. I carry that badge with a lot of pride and honor, and I really enjoy trying to raise the perception and the bar of what we do. — No I.D.

I am saying to Canadians, there is no climate emergency in this country. — Maxime Bernier

This country is about, in my judgment, aggressive, open debate. There is an old saying: When everyone is thinking the same thing, no one is thinking very much. — Byron Dorgan

We’re no longer saying that people who are pro traditional marriage are bigots, and we’re also not saying that people who are, like me, a Republican that is for gay marriage, is less of a Republican. — Ana Navarro

Saying ‘no’ is not hard for me; it’s scarier for me to say ‘yes.’ I’m actually more afraid of commitment than of saying ‘no.’ — Evangeline Lilly

You gotta understand, you can’t look at no pictures and look at the media and the critics and what they saying on no Internet. — Young Thug

Donald Trump, unlikely Mitt Romney, is not awkward about his money. He has absolutely no qualms about saying, ‘I’m rich.’ — Ana Navarro

I’m not saying I am never going to fall in love again, but there is no need to marry. — Salman Rushdie

For me, the ’80s was great because you had Boy George, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Prince, and Cyndi Lauper. No one put boxes saying this is urban, this is popular, this is underground. It was just good or bad. — No I.D.

No one signs a contact saying they will always start. — Samuel Eto’o

It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. — Winston Churchill

Sorry, but there is no pleasure in finding new ways of saying the same stuff about projects which tanked. — Alex Cox

I want to stop making decisions based on money, start saying no to stuff I don’t have fun with anymore. — Nicholas Gonzalez

It’s always scarier saying ‘No.’ As an actress, I can say ‘Yes’ to more. But sometimes, as a stunt-woman, I have to say ‘No.’ — Zoe Bell

There’s no point in lying saying I am doing really, really well because I’m not; I’m cult level. — Gary Numan

Many people who say they have no religion are simply saying they have no official religious affiliation. They may actually have strong personal beliefs. — Rodney Stark

The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. — Tony Blair

I was beautiful. Now, because I am old, I take no shame in so saying. — Lillie Langtry

Fat is a way of saying no to powerlessness and self-denial. — Susie Orbach

I’ve always been afraid of saying no to people because I don’t want them to be disappointed and dislike me. — Elizabeth Gilbert

There’s a famous saying: ‘Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.’ I want to change it to ‘Hell hath no fury like a nation scorned.’ — Adnan Sami

People get successful and they start saying, ‘Well of course I am! I was chosen! I’m special!’ No, you’re not. — Louis C. K.

One of the hardest tricks that I had to learn was saying the word ‘no.’ — John Rampton

Learn graceful ways of saying no and of pointing out that this pressure to do something is not in line with most people’s wishes. — Judith Martin

America fell in love with the innocence of a kid who just was honest, saying, I did the best I could, and I had no formal training. — Paula Abdul

I don’t like saying ‘no’ to people, and I’m going to have to learn how to say ‘no’ more. — Eric Betzig

Oh it’s clearly a cover up. I mean, I have no reluctance in saying that. — Christopher Shays

I’m a person who has a hard time saying no, and it gets me into trouble because I sometimes overreach. — Lawrence Kudlow

The wonderful thing about writing fiction is that no one is stopping you. There’s no one saying, ‘You can’t do that.’ — Rebecca Stead

No one should ever be hurt or killed for saying, writing or drawing anything. — Steve Breen

The film industry is about saying ‘no’ to people, and inherently you cannot take ‘no’ for an answer. — James Cameron

MLK, Jr. taught me how to say no to segregation, and I can hear him saying now… when you straighten up your back, no man can ride you. He said stand up straight and say no to racial discrimination. — John Lewis

Everything you try to do in life, of any value, people are going to be saying, ‘No, no, no.’ You have to have the ability to not see that or hear that. — Amy Heckerling

‘My country, right or wrong’ is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying ‘My mother, drunk or sober.’ — Gilbert K. Chesterton

Studios will tell you that they can’t turn a profit on female-driven entertainment. Which is like the Gap saying no one is buying clothes anymore. No. No one is buying your clothes. — Emma McLaughlin

I think all gay men are used to people saying no to them, to people not giving them choices. — Perfume Genius

But this is a true saying among men: the gifts of enemies are no gifts and profitless. — Sophocles

To insist that no one can support the interests of the aam aadmi without being one himself is like saying that no man can support women’s rights. — Abhijit Banerjee

If we say that anyone who ‘moralizes’ must be perfect morally then we are in effect saying no one can moralize. — Jonah Goldberg

Saying that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about freedom of speech because you have nothing to say. — Jean-Michel Jarre

Don’t be your own worst critic. If you’re not confident in what you’re saying, no one else will be either. — Travis Bradberry

A lot of guys spend their lives saying no because it’s an easier way to keep your job. — Cynthia Weil

I constantly catch myself saying, ‘My fiancee, Linda. Wait no – wife.’ — Drew Scott

One thing you gotta know about me is I have absolutely no filter. I have no problem saying what the hell I think of someone. — Kobe Bryant

Let the people who never find true love keep saying that there’s no such thing. Their faith will make it easier for them to live and die. — Wislawa Szymborska

Just having people saying no to racism on a commercial changes nothing. — Kevin-Prince Boateng

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

You have a right to say no. Most of us have very weak and flaccid ‘no’ muscles. We feel guilty for saying no. We get ostracized and challenged for saying no, so we forget it’s our choice. Your ‘no’ muscle has to be built up to get to a place where you can say, ‘I don’t care if that’s what you want. I don’t want that. No.’ — Iyanla Vanzant

It should go without saying that regular citizens have no authority to arrest or detain anyone. — Michelle Lujan Grisham

But there’s no point in looking back and saying I was unlucky. — Jamie Redknapp

You won’t hear me saying I have no body issues because I wouldn’t be human if I didn’t. — Emma Stone

Saying no frees you up to say yes when it matters most. — Adam Grant

I’m so weak at saying no. — Richard Burton

I’m not used to saying no to this man on any level. — Andrea Mackris

I am not saying I never hope of ever playing with AC/DC again but, then again, is it even AC/DC any more? No Bon’s beautiful voice. No Malcolm. No Brian. — Phil Rudd

I have had to learn about saying no. — Jaclyn Smith

My shaven head is my way of saying ‘I wont take no for an answer,’ it is my way of saying ‘I believe in my creativity and artistry.’ — Chrisette Michele

I have a very easy time saying no to friends. — Andrew Gillum

I’m not saying we have power over everything in our lives – if that were true, my hair would look so, so different – but I am saying that there’s no circumstance in which we are completely powerless. — Martha Beck

We don’t take advantage of our position. We keep saying no to free stuff, as we can afford it now. — Lukas Forchhammer

Sometimes I read about someone saying with great authority that animals have no intentions and no feelings, and I wonder, ‘Doesn’t this guy have a dog?’ — Frans de Waal

I say ‘no’ a lot. And if I knew how easy it was to say no, I would have started saying it earlier. — Anne Murray

Because my parents are Indian, everybody speaks Hindi to me, and I have no idea what they are saying. — Rajiv Ouseph

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

Nobody in the Washington regulatory bureaucracy gets fired for saying no. — Blake Farenthold

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