Quotes: pleasantly

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  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum. This may seem too stoical a position in these madly passionate times, but madly passionate people rarely make good on their madly passionate promises.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    It is by imitation, far more than by precept, that we learn everything; and what we learn thus, we acquire not only more efficiently, but more pleasantly. This forms our manners, our opinions, our lives.
  • People expect a certain reaction from a business and when you pleasantly exceed those expectations, you've somehow passed an important psychological threshold.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
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    The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
  • Wendell L. Willkie
    Wendell L. Willkie
    American lawyer, politician and corporate executive 1892-1944
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    The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones.
  • Amy Vanderbilt
    Amy Vanderbilt
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    We must learn which ceremonies may be breached occasionally at our convenience and which ones may never be if we are to live pleasantly with our fellow man.
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