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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein
I am not bound to please thee with my answer.
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
Eat to please thyself, but dress to please others.
If you ever need anything please don't hesitate to ask someone else first.
Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen.
If love is the answer, could you please rephrase the question?
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
William J. H. Boetcker
If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.
H. L. Mencken
We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.
Y'know, you can't please all the people all the time... and last night, all those people were at my show.
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
P. J. O'Rourke
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court.
What I am trying to get across to you; is please take of yourselves and those that you love; because that is what we are hear for, that's all we got, and that is all we can take with us. Are you with me?
Stevie Ray Vaughan
If you try to please everybody, somebody's not going to like it.
If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.
A psychologist once told me that for a boy being in the middle of a conflict between two women is the worst possible situation. There's always a desire to please each one.
When you please others in hopes of being accepted, you lose you self-worth in the process.
A woman asking 'Am I good? Am I satisfied?' is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men.
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations.
I try to forget about the expectation that's out there and the audience listening for the next thing so that I'm not trying to please them. I've spent a huge amount of time not communicating with those folks and denying that they exist.
I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
You can't please everyone, and you can't make everyone like you.
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