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Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
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.
When I was younger I probably didn't understand something basic about tact, but I think it kept faint-hearted people at arm's distance and that's not such a bad thing, because life is short and I know the kind of people I want to work with.
Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.
Tact is the discrimination of differences. It consists in conscious deviations.
Tact: to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
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.
Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
William Gilmore Simms
Even though I'm not a competitive athlete, I have to still maintain things and try to keep myself fit because I am at that age where I need to make sure to get those regular checkups and make sure everything is in tact.
Without tact you can learn nothing.
In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.
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 tact that is golden, not silence.
Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing.
I'm very aware that when one is acting in the theater, you do become kind of animal about it. And you're reliant on instincts rather than tact a lot of the time.
If you use tact you can say anything, then make it funny.
I have the necessary lack of tact.
Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.
Sarah Orne Jewett
I don't deliberately go into comedy or go into indies, but I do deliberately try to keep changing tact, because I think that is the key to longevity in a career.
John C. Reilly
Without this tremendous passion for power, influence, and advantage which money gives, how could nature develop the highest type of man? Without this infinite longing, whence would come the discipline which industry, perseverance, tact, sagacity, and frugality give?
Orison Swett Marden
Tact ops is a unit which breaks into homes and offices to plant bugging devices. They get into mafia hangouts, they go into embassies, they go into terrorist hangouts, and they describe themselves as court-sanctioned burglars.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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