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  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine. A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt. It is now the only place in our overly active world that does.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
  • Jonathan Franzen
    Jonathan Franzen
    American novelist and essayist 1959-
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    What you discovered about yourself in raising children wasn't always agreeable or attractive.
    Source: De correcties 263
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Anglo-Irish dramatist 1751-1816
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    When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Whenever I meet with anything agreeable in this world it surprises me so much - and pleases me so much (when my passions are not interested in one way or the other) that I go on wondering for a week to come.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Happiness is an agreeable sensation, arising from contemplating the misery of others.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
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