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Please God, let me hit one. I'll tell everybody you did it.
Please don't ask me to do that which I've just said I'm not going to do, because you're burning up time. The meter is running through the sand on you, and I am now filibustering.
George H. W. Bush
One of the pleas you get when you're talking to the tourist industry or the energy industry or the whoever is, 'Please, can we just have the same minister for longer than five minutes?'
Guys are so easygoing and girls are a little harder to please, but that's okay.
I am 55 years old now. It takes three years to write one book. I don't know how many books I will be able to write before I die. It is like a countdown. So with each book I am praying - please let me live until I am finished.
You write to please yourself, you write to move yourself, to engage yourself in the asking of questions that are important to you.
Jonathan Safran Foer
I try to please myself. I don't try to anticipate what people want to see.
Too many people try to please their parents. My parents were Republicans, which is too bad, but they allowed me to be who I wanted to be.
MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance.
I think people who don't have conflict in their lives are just trying to please people and not really living life to the fullest.
You want to make sure this particular car is going to please the customer and then you're going to be rewarded with something that is going to please the shareholder.
When I go back to Texas, I travel the state, and I see people all the time who come up to me, men and women across Texas, and they grab me by the shoulder, and they're afraid. They say, 'Ted, you know, I just lost my health insurance. I got a child with diabetes. I'm scared. Please stop this from happening.'
Talent is being able to please people.
To other Canadians who are on journeys to defeat cancer and to live their lives, I say this: please don't be discouraged that my own journey hasn't gone as well as I had hoped. You must not lose your own hope.
You have to build your credentials as a candidate, not just as a woman. You also have to be willing to exercise power. We've been educated to be mothers, peacemakers, but we must learn that we can't please everybody.
Madeleine M. Kunin
We are merely the stars tennis-balls, struck and bandied which way please them.
He may not enter anywhere at the first, unless there be some one of the household who bid him to come, though afterwards he can come as he please.
Please call your second witness, and then call your mother, she worries.
The work itself is what motivates me. I like my own stuff, you know? I like the way it looks. I do it to please myself first.
NPR editors and journalists found themselves caught in a game of trying to please a leadership team who did not want to hear stories on the air about conservatives, the poor, or anyone who didn't fit their profitable design of NPR as the official voice of college-educated, white, liberal-leaning, upper-income America.
I think it's the easiest thing in the world to be friendly and say 'please' and 'thank you.' I try and remember it and use it.
Amber Le Bon
Explain to me, please, why in our literature and art so often people absolutely incompetent in this field have the final word.
Bernie Mac is relentless. That's one thing I like about him. He's not PC. He doesn't care what you think. He's going out there to please that audience.
I took a lot of bad things after Athens. I just learnt to deal with it. The problem was beforehand I had this feeling where I was trying to please everybody - I wanted everybody to like me.
You make decisions and you're not going to please everybody all the time.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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