Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Please

Please

  1. To give pleasure to; to excite agreeable sensations or emotions in; to make glad; to gratify; to content; to satisfy.
  2. To have or take pleasure in; hence, to choose; to wish; to desire; to will.
  3. To be the will or pleasure of; to seem good to; -- used impersonally.
  4. To afford or impart pleasure; to excite agreeable emotions.
  5. To have pleasure; to be willing, as a matter of affording pleasure or showing favor; to vouchsafe; to consent.

Please Quotations

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - Mark Twain
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
Mark Twain

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Bill Cosby

It's a heavy duty to try to do everything and please everybody. My job was to go out there and play the game of basketball as best I can and provide entertainment for everyone who wanted to watch basketball. Obviously, people may not agree with that; again, I can't live with what everyone's impression of what I should or what I shouldn't do.
Michael Jordan

You can't please everyone. When you're too focused on living up to other people's standards, you aren't spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it's all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
Kris Carr

Mental prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends; it means taking time frequently to be alone with Him who we know loves us. The important thing is not to think much but to love much and so do that which best stirs you to love. Love is not great delight but desire to please God in everything.
Saint Teresa of Avila
More "Please" Quotations

Please Translations

please in Afrikaans is asseblief
please in Dutch is alsjeblieft, wees zo goed, alstublieft
please in French is plaisent, plaire, plaisons, plais, plaisez
please in German is Bitte, erfreuen, bitte, gefallen
please in Latin is commodo
please in Portuguese is por favor, agradar
please in Spanish is por favor, agradar, gustar, ruego
Copyright © 2001 - 2014 BrainyQuote