Quotes by agreeable
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German philosopher 1724-1804
Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.
British journalist 1908-
People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster.
British novelist 1867-1931
Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Anglo-Irish dramatist 1751-1816
Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.
English writer 1709-1784
Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.
English poet 1688-1744
That character in conversation which commonly passes for agreeable, is made up of civility and falsehood.Source: Thoughts (1754)
English economist 1826-1877
The greatest mistake is the trying to be more agreeable than you can be.Source: Biographical Studies (1881)
English statesman 1874-1965
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than others are saying.
A. J. P. Taylor
British historian 1906-1990
There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment - and nothing more corrupting.
English writer 1778-1830
There is nothing more likely to drive a man mad, than the being unable to get rid of the idea of the distinction between right and wrong, and an obstinate, constitutional preference of the true to the agreeable.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
These, then, will be some of the features of democracy... it will be, in all likelihood, an agreeable, lawless, parti-colored commonwealth, dealing with all alike on a footing of equality, whether they be really equal or not.
American lawyer and politician 1957-
Thoughtful people of different political philosophies can disagree, but in a very agreeable manner.
Mary Wortley Montagu
English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
To always be loved one must ever be agreeable.
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