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Funny Tact Quotes
Funny Quotes about Tact

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

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

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

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


 

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

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

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


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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

Without tact you can learn nothing.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

I have the necessary lack of tact.
- Ted Koppel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

My wife ran off with my best friend, and I sure do miss him.
- Anonymous

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

Barf: I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!
- the movie Spaceballs (1987)

I am easily satisfied with the very best.
- Winston Churchill

It's not as great a day for the bride as she thinks.
She's not marrying the best man.
- Anonymous

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry
always gets the best of the argument.
- Voltaire

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

Testing oneself is best when done alone.
- Jimmy Carter

The best thing about the future is
that it comes one day at a time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Short words are best
and the old words, when short, are best of all.
- Winston Churchill

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

We have the best government that money can buy.
- Mark Twain

If you refuse to accept anything but the best,
you very often get it.
- Somerset Maugham

The best argument against democracy is
a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
- Winston Churchill

The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
- Jacqueline Schiff

Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
- Lord Chesterfield

Civilization had too many rules for me,
so I did my best to rewrite them.
- Bill Cosby

Contrary to general belief,
I do not believe that friends are necessarily
the people you like best,
they are merely the people who got there first.
- Peter Ustinov

For those who do not think,
it is best at least to rearrange
their prejudices once in a while.
- Luther Burbank

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Honesty may be the best policy,
but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination,
dishonesty is the second-best policy.
- George Carlin

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

Common looking people are the best in the world:
that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

Heaven must be an awfully dull place
if your best friends end up elsewhere.
- Anonymous

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
- E. Joseph Cossman

The best way to appreciate your job
is to imagine yourself without one.
- Oscar Wilde

That's what Tiggers do best!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most erroneous stories are those
we think we know best -
and therefore never scrutinize or question.
- Stephen Jay Gould

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life
is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
- Albert Einstein

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

Today is a day to cover your best weapons in velvet.
Go gently into the world.
Hold your anger.
Keep your competitive spirit in check.
Some day you will need your fierce weapons,
but not today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Be prepared for life -
to live happily and without regret,
knowing that you have done your best.
- the Boy Scout Handbook

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty;
it is its own reward.
Everything else is in God's hands.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Know the best and highest choices for health
and more often choose those things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
- Dale Carnegie

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz


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