niceness

A Quote by Katharine Whitehorn on good, men, and niceness

No nice men are good at getting taxis.

Katharine Whitehorn

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A Quote by Julian Barton on assumptions, depression, happiness, and niceness

I think it would be nice if you could include a greater slant to the growing, happy side of your persona - it wouldn't be too hard to assume (as I erroneously did at first) that you were a depression-racked, paranoid loony. Not so much from this issue, but as a general pattern from earlier issues. I've learnt, though. You're not paranoid.

Julian Barton

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A Quote by John Ruskin on art, cooking, economics, hospitality, knowledge, media, niceness, and science

What does cooking mean? It means the knowledge of Media and of Circe, and of Calypso, and Sheba. It means knowledge of all herbs , and fruits. and balms and spices. . . . I means the economy of your great-grandmother and the science of modern chemistry, and French art, and Arabian hospitality. It means, in fine, that your are to see imperatively, that everyone has something nice to eat.

John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)

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A Quote by John Milton on niceness

Ere the blabbing eastern scout, The nice morn, on th' Indian steep From her cabin'd loop-hole peep.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 138.

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A Quote by John Adams on catholicism, christianity, church, day, inventions, miracles, and niceness

Indeed, Mr. Jefferson, what could be invented to debase the ancient Christianism, which Greeks, Romans, Hebrews and Christian factions, above all the Catholics, have not fraudulently imposed upon the public? Miracles after miracles have rolled down in torrents, wave succeeding wave in the Catholic church, from the Council of Nice, and long before, to this day.

John Adams (1735 - 1826)

Source: To Jefferson, December 3, 1813.

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A Quote by Jimmy Durante on niceness and people

Be nice to people on your way up because you meet 'em on your way down.

Jimmy Durante

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A Quote by Jerome P. Fleishman on effort, encouragement, goals, jobs, joy, life, love, needs, niceness, people, praise, struggle, trouble, and world

Most of us, swimming against tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement and we'll make the goal. Say "Thank you!" whenever you think of it. Say "Nice job!" to that workman who put extra effort into his task. Say "Atta boy!" to the fellow who is struggling through in the face of odds. You'll get a whale of a lot of joy out of life that way. And people will love you.

Jerome P. Fleishman

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on aim, art, life, and niceness

Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some.

Jean Anouilh (1910 - 1987)

Source: The Rehearsal, 1950.

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A Quote by Janet Jackson on jokes, laughter, life, and niceness

Too many lives go up in smoke - It's nice to laugh but don't be the joke.

Janet Jackson

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A Quote by James Henry Leigh Hunt on kiss and niceness

Stolen sweets are always sweeter, Stolen kisses much completer, Stolen looks are nice in chapels, Stolen, stolen be your apples.

James Henry Leigh Hunt (1784 - 1859)

Source: Song of Fairies Robbing an Orchard

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