Quotes by agreeable

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  • Immanuel Kant
    Immanuel Kant
    German philosopher 1724-1804
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    Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
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    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.
  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Anglo-Irish dramatist 1751-1816
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    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.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    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.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    That character in conversation which commonly passes for agreeable, is made up of civility and falsehood.
    Source: Thoughts (1754)
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
    Walter Bagehot
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    The greatest mistake is the trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
    Source: Biographical Studies (1881)
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    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
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment - and nothing more corrupting.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    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.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    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.
  • Bob Ehrlich
    Bob Ehrlich
    American lawyer and politician 1957-
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    Thoughtful people of different political philosophies can disagree, but in a very agreeable manner.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
    Mary Wortley Montagu
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    To always be loved one must ever be agreeable.
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