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I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
When you're drowning, you don't say 'I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,' you just scream.
The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.
My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes.
I'm never pleased with anything, I'm a perfectionist, it's part of who I am.
If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.
I've been actually really very pleased to see how much awareness was raised around bullying, and how deeply it affects everyone. You know, you don't have to be the loser kid in high school to be bullied. Bullying and being picked on comes in so many different forms.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Some of the companies we helped start are names you know. An office supply company called Staples - where I'm pleased to see the Obama campaign has been shopping; The Sports Authority, which became a favorite of my sons. We started an early childhood learning center called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised.
If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work. If man feels small, let man make himself bigger.
Hubert H. Humphrey
America wasn't founded so that we could all be better. America was founded so we could all be anything we damned well pleased.
P. J. O'Rourke
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a joke.
Being 'contented' ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say it makes him more pleasing to others.
I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: 'What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.'
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
I'm very pleased to be here. Let's face it, at my age I'm very pleased to be anywhere.
I'm a very simple person. I'm very shallow. Shallow, simple, easily pleased: that's me.
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun.
The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
Henry Van Dyke
Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.
He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves.
Pleasure is a necessary reciprocal. No one feels, who does not at the same time give it. To be pleased, one must please. What pleases you in others, will in general please them in you.
Life is having its way with me now. And I'm really pleased.
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