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Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Values Live-By Self Honor

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

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

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

Keep busy - with tasks that inspire you,
motivate you, or please you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
- Don Miguel Ruiz

I was thinking that I might fly today.
Just to disprove all the things you say...
please be careful with me, I'm sensitive,
and I'd like to stay that way.
- Jewel

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It is the quality of our work which will please God
and not the quantity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If one oversteps the bounds of moderation,
the greatest pleasures cease to please.
- Epictetus

Greetings, cosmic children of the universe.
Welcome to my serenity circle.
Please leave all bad vibes outside the healing vortex.
- the movie Shrek the Third (2007)

I don't care whose fault this was, just get it sorted!
And could someone please bring me something deep fat fried
and smothered in chocolate.
- the movie Shrek 2

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea;
but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
- Abraham Lincoln

If love is the answer,
could you please rephrase the question.
- Lily Tomlin

It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
- Jean de La Fontaine

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
- Horace

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not.
The work is a private matter for the artist.
The house is not.
- Adolf Loos

You can't please everyone...
If you make a good movie, that's all that matters.
- Matthew Vaughn

Ardent love or desire introduced, as passionately longing
to please and glorify the Divine Being,
to be in every respect conformed to him,
and in that way to enjoy him.
- David Brainerd

The first thing is to love your sport.
Never do it to please someone else.
It has to be yours.
- Peggy Fleming

If you like it, let it be, and if you don't please do the same.
- Ani DiFranco

Please accept my resignation.
I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
- Groucho Marx

I write music to please myself.
Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
- Carter Burwell

We are merely the stars tennis-balls,
struck and bandied which way please them.
- John Webster

Many children work hard to please their parents,
but what I truly longed for was good times that were about us,
not about me.
That is the real hole the Dodgers filled in my life.
- Gil Hodges

May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please,
but as the opportunity to do what is right.
- Peter Marshall

If I have committed any culinary atrocities,
please forgive me.
- Ted Allen

Please call your second witness, and then call your mother,
she worries.
- Colin Mochrie

Please write music like Wagner, only louder.
- Samuel Goldwyn

I was meant to be a composer and will be I'm sure.
Don't ask me to try to forget this unpleasant thing and go play football -
please.
- Samuel Barber

For goodness sake, will they hear, will white people
hear what we are trying to say? Please,
all we are asking you to do is to recognize that we are humans,
too.
- Desmond Tutu

You can't please everyone, and you can't make everyone like you.
- Katie Couric

Please all, and you will please none.
- Aesop

It gradually dawned upon me that there was no one more
difficult to please than my mother.
- Georg Brandes

Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.
- Doris Lessing

My people and I have come to an agreement which satisfied us both.
They are to say what they please, and I am to do what I please.
- Frederick II

The day that I ever become hip...
please shoot me and put me outta my misery!
- Meat Loaf

Stay with us, please remain in this country and constitute
a nation based on national unity.
- Robert Mugabe

Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery.
If you flatter all the company, you please none;
If you flatter only one or two,
you offend the rest.
- Jonathan Swift

The man who seeks to please God is the man who people are pleased with.
The man who seeks to please others won't satisfy anyone.
- Edwin Louis Cole

If you ever want to get the facts straight about me or the Batman,
please write to the original source,
myself,
for the truth, instead of second guessing.
- Bob Kane

Please accept a promise from me in his name that I
will always live in the religion in which he died.
- Giacomo Meyerbeer

Teach your children how to behave with animals.
Adopt a pet.
Don't go buy one.
Please.
That's a sin.
Let's get these puppy mills out of business.
- Shelley Morrison

You can't please everyone so you gotta please yourself.
- Ricky Nelson

You know...
the only person I really had to please after a point was the MPAA.
Because Lions' Gate was like, hey, whatever you can get away with is fine,
we don't care.
- Rob Zombie

Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court.
- Michael Jackson

How can I go on with this? Please God,
let me win a football pool.
- Simon Raven

I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please
than by the honesty of trying to hurt.
- Jessamyn West

I will tell the truth wherever I please.
- Mary Harris Jones

We have women working in the foundries,
stripped to the waist, if you please,
because of the heat.
- Rose Schneiderman

All my ambition is, I own, to profit and to please unknown;
like streams supplied from springs below,
which scatter blessings as they go.
- Charles Cotton

Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime.
How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!
- Phyllis McGinley

The career of a politician mainly consists in making
one part of the nation do what it does not want to do,
in order to please and satisfy the other part of the nation.
- Auberon Herbert

Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not
be president of the United States,
please pay attention.
- Molly Ivins

When you please others in hopes of being accepted,
you lose you self-worth in the process.
- Dave Pelzer

Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination
of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please
or inhibited by the risk of displeasure.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas,
Ease after war, death after life does greatly please.
- Edmund Spenser

What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they
can see them when they please.
- Ovid

It's our money, and we're free to spend it any way we please.
- Rose Kennedy

Who ever converses among old books will be hard to please among the new.
- William Temple

I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul,
to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience,
for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
- David Hobson

Singing is not indulged in by Rotary clubs of some
countries and all clubs are given full privilege to
do as they please about including it in their programs.
- Paul Harris

I race to win, not to please people.
- Bernard Hinault

You're never able to please everybody,
especially when you're transforming a country like Russia.
- Anatoly Chubais

I wish to please the people, but I want to make them cry,
perhaps.
There, I have said it.
- Anna Held

As an actress I find the most enjoyable part of acting
is really just to please the director.
I just want to please my director.
- Joan Chen

I don't really care what the man on the street thinks.
I never did anything to please him in the first place,
and I'm not going to start now.
- Boris Becker

Please remember we all come from the same one and we
will all return to that one,
so there is no reason for fighting.
- Sean Paul


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