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Tact is the art of making guests feel at home when that's really where you wish they were.
Tact and Tactfulness
George E. Bergman

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One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
Strategies
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.
Praise
Pearl S. Buck

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A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.
Family
Buddha

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Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far.
Tact and Tactfulness
Jean Cocteau

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Tact is knowing how far to go too far.
Tact and Tactfulness
Jean Cocteau

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That's not a lie, it's a terminological inexactitude. Also, a tactical misrepresentation.
Lies and Lying
Alexander Haig

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Tact is to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.
Tact and Tactfulness
Oliver Herford

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Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
Competency
Raymond Hull

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Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.
Tact and Tactfulness
Sarah Orne Jewett

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If it requires great tact to speak to the purpose, it requires no less to know when to be silent.
Speakers and Speaking
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Tact and Tactfulness
Abraham Lincoln

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It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
Advice
J. C. Macaulay

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Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Tact and Tactfulness
Howard W. Newton

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After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.
Religion
Friedrich Nietzsche

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You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.
Age and Aging
John Nuveen

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Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
Tact and Tactfulness
William Gilmore Simms

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Tact is ability to see others as they wish to be seen.
Tact and Tactfulness
Source Unknown

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Tact is the intelligence of the heart.
Tact and Tactfulness
Source Unknown

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun