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The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.
If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along - whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.
Don't flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
I took upon myself to enact the part of a poor, unfortunate crazy girl, and felt it my duty not to shirk any of the disagreeable results that should follow.
I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
Frank Moore Colby
You should carefully study the Art of Reasoning, as it is what most people are very deficient in, and I know few things more disagreeable than to argue, or even converse with a man who has no idea of inductive and deductive philosophy.
William John Wills
My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
To disagree, one doesn't have to be disagreeable.
When you run into someone who is disagreeable to others, you may be sure he is uncomfortable with himself; the amount of pain we inflict upon others is directly proportional to the amount we feel within us.
Sydney J. Harris
That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd, as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever entered into the head of mortal man.
It is most pleasant to commit a just action which is disagreeable to someone whom one does not like.
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagreeable to him; for where there is nothing but pure misery there never is any recourse to the mention of it.
When women are encouraged to be competitive, too many of them become disagreeable.
Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice there is nothing so disagreeable as the visitors.
Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.
There are very few men of genius in advertising agencies. But we need all we can find. Almost without exception they are disagreeable. Don't destroy them. They lay golden eggs.
I wish I knew where to get a good one myself; for I find cold Sheets extreamly disagreeable.
If I have my opinion about something, you have your opinion about something, we don't have to fight over it. And we can have a conversation. We can also disagree without being disagreeable, and we can just disagree, which is fine. It doesn't mean that I don't like you, or you don't like me. We just disagree.
Politics, where fat, bald, disagreeable men, unable to be candidates themselves, teach a president how to act on a public stage.
It's a disagreeable thing to be whipped.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Few can believe that suffering, especially by others, is in vain. Anything that is disagreeable must surely have beneficial economic effects.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity.
We may disagree on some things, but we can do so without being disagreeable.
Leonardo da Vinci
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