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  • Sir Max Beerbohm
    Sir Max Beerbohm
    British Actor 1872-1956
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    To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased with the effect he produces on other people. A conceited man is satisfied with the effect he produces on himself.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: ''What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.''
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    I've always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
  • Ida R. Wylie
    Ida R. Wylie
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    Another of our highly prized virtues is fidelity. We are immensely pleased with ourselves when we are faithful.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    Be always displeased at what thou art, if thou desire to attain to what thou art not; for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    Be an outcast. Be pleased to walk alone.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    Being ''contented'' ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
  • Brendan Fraser
    Brendan Fraser
    American and Canadian actor 1969-
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    Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good.
  • Anne Hutchinson
    Anne Hutchinson
    American religious reformer and activist
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    But after he was pleased to reveal himself to me I did presently, like Abraham, run to Hagar. And after that he did let me see the atheism of my own heart, for which I begged of the Lord that it might not remain in my heart.
  • Henry van Dyke
    Henry van Dyke
    American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--1933
    Henry van Dyke
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    Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
  • Abraham Tucker
    Abraham Tucker
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    Dwell upon the brightest parts in every prospect... and strive to be pleased with the present circumstances.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
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    Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.
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