Without tact you can learn nothing. Tact teaches you when to be silent. Inquirers who are always questioning never learn anything.

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

The secret of man's success resides in his insight into the mood's of people, and his tact in dealing with them.

Tact is ability to see others as they wish to be seen.

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

It is tact that is golden, not silence.

Tact image quote by Winston Churchill

Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.

Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all those who would climb, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd.

A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.

Tact is to lie about others as you would have them lie about you.

Tact is the intelligence of the heart.

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

Tact is knowing how far to go too far.

Tact image quote by Isaac Newton

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

If it requires great tact to speak to the purpose, it requires no less to know when to be silent.

Give thy thoughts no tongue, nor any unproportioned thought his act.

Be thou familiar but by no means vulgar.

Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.

Silence is not always tact, but it is tact that is golden, not silence.

One shouldn't talk of halters in the hanged man's house.

'Tis ill talking of halters in the house of a man that was hanged.

Tact image quote by Isaac Newton

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.

Forbear to mention what thou canst not praise.

So be sure when you step, step with care and great tact.

And remember that life is a great balancing act.

'Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.

Talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you, and at the end of your first season you will have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact.

It is certain that stealing nourishes courage, strength, skill, tact, in a word, all the virtues useful to a republican system and consequently to our own. Lay partiality aside, and answer me: is theft, whose effect is to distribute wealth more evenly, to be branded as a wrong in our day, under our government which aims at equality? Plainly, the answer is no.

Tact image quote by David Ogilvy

The consumer is not a moron, she is your wife.

The chief misery of the decline of the faculties, and a main cause of the irritability that often goes with it, is evidently the isolation, the lack of customary appreciation and influence, which only the rarest tact and thoughtfulness on the part of others can alleviate.

Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.

Private and public life are subject to the same rules;

and truth and manliness are two qualities that will carry you through this world much better than policy, or tact, or expediency, or any other word that was ever devised to conceal or mystify a deviation from the straight line.

Simplicity is a pleasant thing in children, or at any age, but it is not necessarily admirable, nor is affectation altogether a thing of evil. To be normal, to be at home in the world, with a prospect of power, usefulness, or success, the person must have that imaginative insight into other minds that underlies tact and savoir-faire, morality and beneficence. This insight involves sophistication, some understanding and sharing of the clandestine impulses of human nature. A simplicity that is merely the lack of this insight indicates a sort of defect.

The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.

Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far.

Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

So long as the laws remain such as they are today, employ some discretion: loud opinion forces us to do so; but in privacy and silence let us compensate ourselves for that cruel chastity we are obliged to display in public.

Experience was to be taken as showing that one might get a five-pound note as one got a light for a cigarette; but one had to check the friendly impulse to ask for it in the same way.

To have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact, talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you.

Talent is something, but tact is everything.

It is the interpreter of all riddles, the surmounter of all difficulties, the remover of all obstacles.

I have the necessary lack of tact.

Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.

Without tact you can learn nothing.

Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them.

Tact is the discrimination of differences. It consists in conscious deviations.

Tact is not the same as compromise. We can always speak tactfully & respectfully to others without compromising our values.

Step with care and great tact, and remember that Life's a Great Balancing Act.

Don't flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.

Silence and tact may or may not be the same thing.