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Positive Quotes about Tact

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Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln

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Tact is one of the first mental virtues,
the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
- William Gilmore Simms

Tact is to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.
- Oliver Herford

Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.
- Sarah Orne Jewett

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If you use tact you can say anything,
then make it funny.
- Dane Cook

Tact and diplomacy are fine in international relations,
in politics, perhaps even in business;
in science only one thing matters,
and that is the facts.
- Hans Eysenck

Tact is the discrimination of differences.
It consists in conscious deviations.
- Theodor Adorno

 

I have the necessary lack of tact.
- Ted Koppel

Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing.
- Samuel Butler

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
- Isaac Newton

In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch;
Tact is the clever footwork.
- Wilson Mizner

Without tact you can learn nothing.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.
- Jean Cocteau

It is tact that is golden, not silence.
- Samuel Butler

A man may lack everything but tact and conviction and
still be a forcible speaker;
but without these nothing will avail...
Fluency, grace, logical order, and the like,
are merely the decorative surface of oratory.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you
to say disagreeable things to your intimates.
The nearer you come into relation with a person,
the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is a wonderful advantage to a man,
in every pursuit or avocation,
to secure an adviser in a sensible woman.
In woman there is at once a subtle delicacy of tact,
and a plain soundness of judgement,
which are rarely combined to an equal degree in man.
A woman, if she be really your friend,
will have a sensitive regard for your character, honor, repute.
She will seldom counsel you to do a shabby thing:
for a woman friend always desires to be proud of you.
- Edward Bulwer-Lytton

To be meek, patient, tactful, modest,
honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly;
it is to be humane.
- Jane Harrison

I say what I feel.
I try to be tactful, but I can't not say what I feel.
I have a really big problem with that.
- Sherilyn Fenn

The best of merchandise will go back to the shelf unless
handled by a conscientious,
tactful salesman.
- James Cash Penney

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
- J. Paul Getty

Be brave if you lose and meek if you win.
- Harvey Penick

It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the
meek can keep the earth once they inherit it.
- Kin Hubbard

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
- Don Marquis

Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble,
and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.
- Langston Hughes

As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek,
bear injustice, malice, rash judgment.
We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak,
go a second mile.
- Dorothy Day

And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief,
and the year smiles as it draws near its death.
- William C. Bryant

The humble and meek are thirsting for blood.
- Joe Orton

Meek wifehood is no part of my profession;
I am your friend,
but never your possession.
- Vera Brittain

God has two dwellings; one in heaven,
and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
- Izaak Walton

If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes
that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not
often let their presence be known.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

To resort to power one need not be violent,
and to speak to conscience one need not be meek.
The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
- Barbara Deming

I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek;
they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted.
- Samuel Butler

Just about every year, Congress passes another crime bill -
spending billions of dollars to build more prisons,
to place more band-aids on society's scars.
- Carrie P. Meek

Making sure that health care is affordable for every American.
I think that is very, very important.
- Kendrick Meek

Port Security is one of our weakest security links,
and it must be one of our highest priorities.
- Kendrick Meek

That's what my mother did.
And my father was the first person she'd met who treated her kindly.
She was terrified of men, and she married a very meek,
kind, dear man.
And she had the upper hand.
She ruled the roost.
- Lynn Johnston

Let's stop pretending we can arrest our way to safety and security.
Despite all the fine work that policemen and women do,
we have got to find other solutions to deter crime.
- Carrie P. Meek

Until we all start to take responsibility,
until we do all we can to improve the character of our communities,
we'll never break the cycle of violence and indifference.
- Carrie P. Meek

We can make a difference.
We can save lives.
We can stop the genocide.
- Kendrick Meek

Tens of thousands of South Florida jobs are dependent
on the trade and commerce that our ports provide,
and we have to make sure that we spend our security dollars wisely.
- Kendrick Meek

If we were really tough on crime, we'd do more to stop
it from happening in the first place.
- Carrie P. Meek

We need to begin an all-out diplomatic offensive on
Darfur in order to prepare the way for a peacekeeping
force that can ensure protection for the people of Darfur.
- Kendrick Meek

I wanted to create a picture in music of what could
be up there in outer space.
- Joe Meek

America may be slow to rise to a challenge.
But our history has shown that once we make up our
minds to really do something,
nothing can stand in our way.
- Carrie P. Meek

We've got to stop focusing solely on the symptoms of crime,
and start caring about the causes as well.
- Carrie P. Meek

You see, you can't put joblessness in a jail cell.
- Carrie P. Meek

Looking at affordable health care, I think it is important
that we look not only at prescription drugs,
but also make sure that there is a major focus on health care.
- Kendrick Meek

The Coalition for International Justice estimated that
450,000 people in Darfur have died since the deadly
genocide began some three years ago.
- Kendrick Meek

If we were really tough on crime, we'd try to save
our children from the desperation and deprivation that
leave them primed for a life of crime.
- Carrie P. Meek

You can't put abandonment and alienation under arrest.
- Carrie P. Meek

The people of Florida in 2002 voted and approved class
size limits in Florida to make sure that the State
pays for smaller class sizes and not local districts.
- Kendrick Meek

We have an immigration system in this country that not only doesn't work,
in many cases it doesn't even make any sense.
- Kendrick Meek

For Members of Congress, we are saying here on the
Democratic side of the aisle we are not going to vote
for another pay increase for Members of Congress until
the American people get an increase.
- Kendrick Meek

I think it is important also to recognize that our
Customs border protection officers who secure our borders
and conduct inspections of people in vehicles and cargo
are also facing staffing shortages.
- Kendrick Meek

Americans simply ask for, not just Democrats in the
House but also the Senate has asked the President for
a clear plan as it relates to dealing with the issue
of Iraq and our troops and making sure that we can
bring families together in the very near future.
- Kendrick Meek

Studies have consistently shown that financial hardship
is the biggest obstacle to heterosexual marriage,
yet the Republican leadership has done precious little
to help address the financial hardship faced by American families.
- Kendrick Meek

I want to share with the American people that President
Bush and the Republican majority in just 4 years have
borrowed $1.05 trillion from foreign nations.
That is selling our country to other nations because
of the spending that is going on.
- Kendrick Meek

Mrs.
Parks' act of brave defiance rocked the foundation
of American society and inspired generations of civil
rights leaders and created a sense of hope for every
American facing legal discrimination in this country.
- Kendrick Meek

It is sad that the Republican leadership is not as
interested as they say they are in protecting the institution
of marriage as they are in waging a campaign to divide
and distract the American people from the real issues
that need to be addressed.
- Kendrick Meek

This election marks a significant moment in Haiti;
it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy,
but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character
of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace,
reconciliation, and prosperity.
- Kendrick Meek

In all, dozens upon dozens of groups and organizations
have prioritized stopping the killing in Darfur before
there is no one left to be killed.
It is high time that we, the U.S.
Congress, join our name to that list.
- Kendrick Meek

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself
the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy
and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill


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