95 Amiable Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Amiable Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Amiability shines by its own light. — Horace

That you may be beloved, be amiable. — Ovid

We ought to regard amiability as the quality of woman, dignity that of man. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

There would be no sunshine in society if the born flatterers, I mean the so-called amiable people, did not bring it in with them. — Friedrich Nietzsche

My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me. — Benjamin Disraeli

To adorn our characters by the charm of an amiable nature shows at once a lover of beauty and a lover of man. — Epictetus

Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty. — Joseph Addison

Il y a dans les hommes plus de choses a' admirer que de choses a' me priser. There are more things to admire in people than to despise. — Albert Camus

If you want to be loved, be lovable. — Ovid

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you. — William Arthur Ward

Short Amiable Quotes

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  • Complaisance renders a superior amiable, an equal agreeable, and an inferior acceptable. — Joseph Addison
  • The most amiable people are those who least wound the self-love of others. — Jean De La Bruyere
  • Excellence implies striving for the highest standards in every phase of life. — John W. Gardner
  • It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being. — Benjamin Disraeli
  • How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success. — Madame Swetchine
  • Avoid wine and women - choose a freckly-faced girl for a wife; they are invariably more amiable. — William Osler
  • Dogs are indeed the most social, affectionate, and amiable animals of the whole brute creation. — Edmund Burke
  • He may live in my memory as the most amiable man of my acquaintance. — Jane Austen
  • Honesty is good sense, politeness, amiableness,--all in one. — Samuel Richardson
  • The grace that makes every grace amiable is humility. — Samuel Richardson

What About My Feelings Quotes

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My experience is listen, see, feel - and then think about what you change. — Jurgen Klopp

My paintings repeat a feeling about Lake Michigan, or water, or fields...it's more like a poem...and that's what I want to paint. — Joan Mitchell

I don’t sit around thinking about my titles and roles; I just do what feels right. — Meghan Markle

I don’t care about what nobody say or how nobody feel. I’m happy, I’m living my life, and that’s what it is. — 21 Savage

Whenever I feel bad, I use that feeling to motivate me to work harder. I only allow myself one day to feel sorry for myself. When I'm not feeling my best I ask myself, 'What are you gonna do about it?' I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a better me. — Beyonce Knowles

From the beginning, what I was connecting with in the gym was a universal energy source. I would just feel it flowing. Even when I was twenty years old, I called the gym my church. When I was there, it wasn't about being social; it was about doing my practice. I was in it. I was in the zone. — Shawn Phillips

I was joking the other day about how my real life feels like a TV show, and my TV life feels real - because, to be on Thursday nights on NBC, which is what I grew up with, has been such a big part of inspiring me. To be part of that tradition is really completely surreal, and I'm so grateful. — Whitney Cummings

I think people have a misconception of me, period. My life has been a whirlwind sometimes, but it's different to what people think. I definitely feel like there's a misconception about me and who I am. — Lil' Kim

My own feelings about the direction in which jazz should go are that there should be much less stress on technical exhibitionism and much more on emotional content, on what might be termed humanity in music and the freedom to say all that you want. — Booker Little

I'm just basically spillin' out my emotions to the world. 'Cause rap is about emotion. And I want you to feel what I'm feelin', 'cause that's what it's all about. — Ludacris

What Is Understanding Quotes

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A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. — William Shakespeare

What we need is a cup of understanding, a barrel of love, and an ocean of patience. — Saint Francis de Sales

Oppressed people, whatever their level of formal education, have the ability to understand and interpret the world around them, to see the world for what it is, and move to transform it. — Ella Baker

Authentic marketing is not the art of selling what you make but knowing what to make. It is the art of identifying and understanding customer needs and creating solutions that deliver satisfaction to the customers, profits to the producers and benefits for the stakeholders. — Philip Kotler

Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence. — Edmond de Goncourt

The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike... you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it's true. — Valentino Rossi

God’s Word is absolutely true. You may not understand how God is going to bring about what He’s promised you, but He is keeping every promise that He has ever made. He will never deceive you or disappoint you, and He will never change His mind about what He’s told you. — Charles Stanley

Try to understand what I am saying: everything is dependent on everything else, everything is connected, nothing is separate. Therefore everything is going in the only way it can go. If people were different everything would be different. They are what they are, so everything is as it is. — G. I. Gurdjieff

People who are role models for the principles and values of the organization, who buy in and understand the vision of what the organization is trying to accomplish, and have the personality to inspire other people to the vision. You know, that’s what team chemistry and leadership is all about. — Nick Saban

There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying. — Sarah Dessen

What Kind Of Person You Are Quotes

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You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you. — Audrey Hepburn

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are...There can't be any large-scale revolution until there's a personal revolution, on an individual level. It's got to happen inside first. — Jim Morrison

When you think about it, some people don't like certain things, but when it comes to music, no matter who you are, where you're from, what kind of personality you've got...everyone loves music of some sort; that's what's so epic about it. — Niall Horan

There are three kinds of friends in the world. An ordinary person sees only who you are; for that you don't need a friend. Then there's a friend who sees in you what you can be. And then there's the real holy Friend, and the presence of this Friend you are already. — Shlomo Carlebach

In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right person will still think the sun shines out your ass. That's the kind of person that's worth sticking with. — Diablo Cody

Watch their actions, observe their motives, examine wherein they dwell content; won't you know what kind of person they are? — Confucius

Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is. — Thomas Carlyle

Who we are? Us!Right? What kind of people are we? What kind of person are you? Isn't that the most important thing of all? Isn't that the kind of question we shloud be asking ourselves all the time? 'What kind of person am I? — R. J. Palacio

See what you have to ask yourself is what kind of person are you? Are you the kind that sees signs, sees miracles? Or do you believe that people just get lucky? — M. Night Shyamalan

When you're young, you want to make every kind of film: musicals, Westerns, horror. Slowly you begin to hear your own voice. I hope people receive what I do as small, personal films that are somewhat contrarian about their main characters. — Jason Reitman

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More Amiable Quotes

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Do not look at anybody in terms of friend or foe, brother or cousin; do not fritter away your mental energies in thoughts of friendship or enmity. Seeking the Self everywhere, be amiable and equal-minded towards all, treating all alike. — Adi Shankara

The highest degree of meekness consists in seeing, serving, honoring, and treating amiably, on occasion, those who are not to our taste, and who show themselves unfriendly, ungrateful, and troublesome to us. — Saint Francis de Sales

I doubt if I have made the best use of all my calamities. Soft, amiable natures they would have refined to saintliness; of strong, evil spirits they would have made demons; as for me, I have only been a woe-struck and selfish woman. — Charlotte Bronte

People care more about being thought to have taste than about being thought either good, clever or amiable. — Samuel Butler

Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony. — Paulo Coelho

A female friend, amiable, clever, and devoted, is a possession more valuable than parks and palaces; and without such a muse, few men can succeed in life, none be contented. — Benjamin Disraeli

Please, trust me, I most definitely can be cheerful. I can be amiable. Agreeable. Affable. And that's only the A's. Just don't ask me to be nice. Nice has nothing to do with me. — Markus Zusak

Men of an amiable, yielding temper, willing to take the lowest place; to be least of all; and the servants to all...who live near God, and who are willing to suffer all things for Christ's sake without being proud of it - these are the men we need. — Ann Hasseltine Judson

I am every day more convinced that we women, if we are to be good women, feminine and amiable and domestic, are not fitted to reign; at least it is they that drive themselves to the work which it entails. — Queen Victoria

When I remember thee in days to come, O Jerusalem, it will not be with pleasure. The musty deposits of 2,000 years of inhumanity, intolerance, and uncleanliness lie in the foul-smelling alleys... The amiable dreamer of Nazareth has only contributed to increasing the hatred... What superstition and fanaticism on every side! — Theodor Herzl

The most lasting reputation I have is for an almost ferocious aggressiveness, when in fact I am amiable, indulgent, affectionate, shy and rather timid at heart. — J. B. Priestley

Naturally, everyone is disheartened by sharp reprimands, and by the most amiable corrections as well, if they are frequent, immoderate, or given inappropriately. — Vincent de Paul

Kingsley Amis was a lenient father. His paternal style, in the early years, can best be described as amiably minimalist - in other words, my mother did it all. — Martin Amis

All that is sweet, delightful, and amiable in this world, in the serenity of the air, the fineness of seasons, the joy of light, the melody of sounds, the beauty of colors, the fragrancy of smells, the splendor of precious stones, is nothing else but Heaven breaking through the veil of this world. — William Law

Your first duty is to be humane. Love childhood. Look with friendly eyes on its games, its pleasures, its amiable dispositions. Which of you does not sometimes look back regretfully on the age when laughter was ever on the lips and the heart free of care? Why steal from the little innocents the enjoyment of a time that passes all too quickly? — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Trouble will come soon enough, and when he does come receive him as pleasantly as possible. The more amiably you greet him, the sooner he will go away. — Artemas Ward

To believe practically that the poor and luckless are here only as a nusiance to be abraded and abated, and in some permissable manner made away with, and swept out of sight, is not an amiable faith. — Thomas Carlyle

In fact, we will have to give up taking things for granted, even the apparently simple things. We have to learn to understand nature and not merely to observe it and endure what it imposes on us. Stupidity, from being an amiable individual defect, has become a social crime. — John Desmond Bernal

The idea for which this nation stands will not survive if the highest goal free man can set themselves is an amiable mediocrity. Excellence implies striving for the highest standards in every phase of life. — John W. Gardner

I love the Irish for their attachment to the faith and for many amiable and noble qualities, but they are deficient in good sense, sound judgement, and manly character. — Orestes Brownson

The greatest and most amiable privilege which the rich enjoy over the poor is that which they exercise the least--the privilege of making others happy. — Charles Caleb Colton

Oh, Randall, don't be such a vile beast!" "I don't think much of that",he said critically. "Amiable snake was much better. — Georgette Heyer

The ship of my life may or may not be sailing on calm and amiable seas. The challenging days of my existence may or may not be bright and promising. Stormy or sunny days, glorious or lonely nights, I maintain an attitude of gratitude. If I insist on being pessimistic, there is always tomorrow. Today I am blessed. — Maya Angelou

What is the use of straining after an amiable view of things, when a cynical view is most likely to be the true one?. — George Bernard Shaw

Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false. The one guards virtue, the other betrays it. — Joseph Addison

Nobody knows how the stand of our knowledge about the atom would be without him. Personally, [Niels] Bohr is one of the amiable colleagues I have met. He utters his opinions like one perpetually groping and never like one who believes himself to be in possession of the truth. — Albert Einstein

There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life with an amiable woman. — Samuel Johnson

Simplicity is the character of the spring of life, costliness becomes its autumn; but a neatness and purity, like that of the snow-drop or lily of the valley, is the peculiar fascination of beauty, to which it lends enchantment, and gives what amiability is to the mind. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There is something about wills which brings out the worst side of human nature. People who under ordinary circumstances are perfectly upright and amiable, go as curly as corkscrews and foam at the mouth, whenever they hear the words 'I devise and bequeath. — Dorothy L. Sayers

For certainly there cannot be a higher pleasure than to think that we love and are beloved by the most amiable and best Being. — Mary Astell

Of all the Beauties, it is that which attracts the most lasting Admiration, gives the greatest Charm to every thing we say or do, and renders us amiable in every Station, and thro' every Stage of Life. — Eliza Haywood

True conviction of sin--how difficult it is, when its appearances and modes of life are so fair, when it twines itself so cunningly about, or creeps so insidiously into, our amiable qualities, and sets off its internal disorders by so many outward charms and attractions. — Horace Bushnell

I have myself to respect, but to myself I am not amiable; but my friend is my amiableness personified. — Henry David Thoreau

When we are truly in this interior simplicity our whole appearance is franker, more natural. This true simplicity. . . makes us conscious of a certain openness, gentleness, innocence, gaiety, and serenity. O, how amiable this simplicity is! Who will give it to me? I leave all for this. It is the pearl of the Gospel. — Francois FeNelon

A woman wishes to mother a man simply because she sees into his helplessness, his need of an amiable environment, his touching self-delusion. — H. L. Mencken

Make an amiable intermediary of an egg, which comes between the various parts of food to bring about difficult reconciliations. — Sayings

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