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Pleased Quotes

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I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper
is that your guests are so pleased
to feel how very much better they are.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When you're drowning, you don't say,
"I would be incredibly pleased if someone
would have the foresight to notice
me drowning and come and help me,"
you just scream.
- John Lennon

As I have said many times - my father was a great fan
of Bill Dickey's and he certainly loved the Yankees.
I hope that he would be pleased.
- George Steinbrenner

 

If you like your brother and he's prospering,
you'll be pleased for him.
- Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

Because my father was often absent on naval duty,
my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased.
- John James Audubon

War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men.
- Cardinal Richelieu

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I was quite pleased that Prince Philip didn't say anything like,
I hate queers!
He was quite well behaved.
- Allan Carr

America wasn't founded so that we could all be better.
America was founded so we could all be anything we damned well pleased.
- P. J. O'Rourke

To be beyond any existing classification has always pleased me.
- Boyd Rice

At the end of the day I'm pleased with the site I created.
- Benjamin Cohen

The eye must be easy, before it can be pleased.
- William Shenstone

Rush has done some top-notch quality work,
and we're very, very pleased with them.
We really enjoy working with them.
They are on time and on budget, which makes me happy.
- Mark Russell

God has been pleased to prescribe limits to his power
and to work out his ends within these limits.
- William S. Paley

I'm never pleased with anything, I'm a perfectionist,
it's part of who I am.
- Michael Jackson

If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death,
since it comes from the hand of the same master.
- Michelangelo

For it pleased God, after he had made all things by the word of his power,
to create man after his own image.
- George Whitefield

To conquer the command of the air means victory;
to be beaten in the air means defeat and acceptance
of whatever terms the enemy may be pleased to impose.
- Giulio Douhet

A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased,
which is more than can be said for human beings.
- Dean Inge

It looks like business, and people are much pleased.
- William Cameron Forbes

I was very pleased, obviously, to have outsold such great writers.
But I'm not insane - I do realize that I am a popular
writer who people buy to take on vacation.
- Maeve Binchy

I was scared I was going to have some weird shape to
my head and I was pleased that I didn't.
- Edward Furlong

Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray;
Who can tread sure on the smooth,
slippery way: Pleased with the surface,
we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun.
- John Dryden

I would love it if every talk show let me say whatever I pleased.
- Chris Bell

The Paramount executives were so pleased with Sunset
Boulevard that they asked me to do a publicity tour.
- Gloria Swanson

You will be pleased to know I stand obediently for the national anthem,
though of course I would defend your right to remain
seated should you so decide.
- Ira Glasser

Michael was very specific during rehearsals.
When he was pleased, he always had this charming grin.
- Madeleine Stowe

My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just
signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever.
The bombing begins in five minutes.
- Ronald Reagan

Witticism.
A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted;
what the Philistine is pleased to call a joke.
- Ambrose Bierce

I don't like Tommy on Broadway at all.
I like the music, I'm pleased with Pete's success but
I don't like what they've done to it.
- Roger Daltrey

In those days I was new to covers; merely felt pleased
that a story of mine had been honored.
I later met Rogers who did some of my early covers
and I was impressed with him.
- A. E. van Vogt

I am pleased with the direction we are moving in.
- Jim Nussle

The bank told us we ought to sell this house to pay off our overdraft.
Riders saved the day.
I was so pleased when it got to number one,
I went all around the fields crying and crying.
- Jilly Cooper

Nature should have been pleased to have made this age miserable,
without making it also ridiculous.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

Dwell upon the brightest parts in every prospect...
and strive to be pleased with the present circumstances.
- Abraham Tucker

Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort,
some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

If you always do what interests you,
at least one person is pleased.
- Katharine Hepburn

The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man,
studious of change, And pleased with novelty,
might be indulged.
- William Cowper

Among the remedies which it has pleased Almighty God
to give to man to relieve his sufferings,
none is so universal and so efficacious as opium.
- Thomas Sydenham

Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.
- Helen Rowland

I think it's doing very well.
I'm pleased to see the concentration on semiconductors.
I think this will help.
- Jack Kilby

I'm always pleased with my work.
Absolutely.
- Tom Jenkinson

No, I was pleased that it is possible for somebody
who makes full disclosure as I've done,
not only of the contributors, but also how the money is spent.
- Bill Scott

I wasn't thinking of the longevity of any of my songs,
but I am extremely pleased with the lasting effect.
- Graham Nash

Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
- Henry Van Dyke

I'm very pleased to be here.
Let's face it, at my age I'm very pleased to be anywhere.
- George Burns

I'm pleased with my life, with the journey.
- Tina Turner

I am pleased to tell you that he is finally getting
some rest and is regaining his appetite as well.
- LaToya Jackson

Truth will flourish in fantasy, only to wither and
die in what you are pleased to call reality.
- Bernard Schubert

We were on the cover of Women's Wear Daily,
which was hardly rock 'n' roll, but it pleased me.
- Gary Kemp

Sometimes we deny being worthy of praise,
hoping to generate an argument we would be pleased to lose.
- Cullen Hightower

We've always had a pretty competitive and pretty ferocious
battle with British Airways...
It's lasted now about 14 years, and we're very pleased to have survived it.
- Richard Branson

Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle,
tickled with a straw.
- Alexander Pope

I never desired to please the rabble.
What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew
was far removed from their understanding.
- Epicurus

If anyone ever asked me what I had to complain about
it would not have taken long to tell them.
Maybe I was just easily pleased.
- Len G. Murray

I am pleased that the President has signed an Executive
Order this week requiring federal agencies to disclose
information about prices and quality of healthcare services.
- Timothy Murphy

A goal is a goal no matter which end it goes in.
I'm pleased to get off the mark again.
- Robbie Fowler

When the new ownership came in, they made some decisions I wasn't pleased with.
And when they changed the whole aspect of it,
I just totally lost interest.
- Alonzo Mourning

The art of pleasing consists in being pleased.
- William Hazlitt

We have been so pleased with the response to our unique
schools in the Nashville area,
and we are confident that other areas will embrace our concept,
as well.
- Scott Thompson

I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the
Senate schedule around the availability of Senators
who are running for President.
- Arlen Specter

It was all so far away - there was quiet and an untouched
feel to the country and I could work as I pleased.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

To say that a man is vain means merely that he is pleased
with the effect he produces on other people.
- Max Beerbohm

My parents were very pleased that I was in the army.
The fact that I hated it somehow pleased them even more.
- Barry Humphries

I'm pleased the administration is endorsing the need
for legislation dealing with the chemical sector.
In the past, the administration's position has been ambiguous.
- Susan Collins

We're very pleased to be on a show which is known and loved around the world.
- Harry Shearer

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

But I can only write what the muse allows me to write.
I cannot choose, I can only do what I am given,
and I feel pleased when I feel close to concrete poetry -
still.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table,
than when his wife talks Greek.
- Samuel Johnson

God has been pleased to save us during the years of
war that have already passed.
We pray that He may be pleased to save us to the end.
But we must do our part.
- Eamon de Valera

I am pleased to see that many of the world's leaders
have publicly recognized that the crisis in the Middle
East was deliberately incited by terrorist organizations.
- Alcee Hastings


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