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It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with.
Henry Van Dyke
Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason.
Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
Nobody can be as agreeable as an uninvited guest.
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.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Fame is very agreeable, but the bad thing is that it goes on 24 hours a day.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost - the most legitimate - passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.
Marquis de Sade
The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!
Pessimism, when you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism.
Surrounded by all the members of my dear family, enjoying the affection of numerous friends, who have never abandoned me, and possessing a sufficient share of all that contributes to make life agreeable, I lift my grateful eyes towards the Supreme Being and feel that I am happy.
John James Audubon
One of the principal goals in my life has been to avoid embarrassing my children by doing the job I do. I hope I've managed to do that, and I hope that, with the job I'm in now, they are, if not proud, at least unembarrassed by it. I must say, my three are most agreeable children, who do nothing but delight me.
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I'm in an agreeable state: busy, enthusiastic, curious.
Is anarchism desirable? Well, who does not seek freedom? What man, unless willing to declare himself in bondage, would care to call any control agreeable? Think about it!
All cities are impressive in their way, because they represent the aspiration of men to lead a common life; those people who wish to live agreeable lives, and in constant intercourse with one another, will build a city as beautiful as Paris.
Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole.
And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions.
There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment - and nothing more corrupting.
A. J. P. Taylor
There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable, than a pen.
The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
Although his personality is generally quite agreeable, Mr Murdoch has no loyalty to anyone or anything except his company.
When a man meets a woman who seems too perfect, too sweet, or too agreeable, he tends to become bored very quickly.
I'm small, but I'm neither compliant nor agreeable.
Everybody I've ever worked with - 99.9 percent of the time, I've had a successful or very agreeable experience with.
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