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These Motivational Quotes about Please are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

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

Related topics: Motivational Life Human-Nature Psychology Success

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

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

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

 

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

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

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


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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold,
or the sword.
I will tell the truth wherever I please.
- Mother Jones

Please your eye and plague your heart.
- William Cobbett

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

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

I went up a straight crooked lane and,
I said 'No thanks, yes if yer please.
- Jack Finney

No man pleases by silence; many I please by speaking briefly.
- Ausonius

If you try to please everybody, somebody's not going to like it.
- Donald Rumsfeld

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

Little things please little minds.
- Ovid

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

If you study the Talmud you please God even more than
you do by praying or fasting.
- Abraham Cahan

Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care,
but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
- William Blake

The blues comes right back to a person's feelings,
to his daily activities in life.
But rich people don't know nothing about the blues,
please believe me.
- Jimmy Rushing

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

Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
- Jackie Kennedy

To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise,
is not given to men.
- Edmund Burke

So much is man the slave of his heart that he will
shut his eyes to what does not please him and believe all that he hopes.
- Mika Waltari

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

Those we dislike can do nothing to please us.
- Samuel Richardson

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

The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please:
we ought to see what it will please them to do,
before we risk congratulations.
- Edmund Burke

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

I don't need anybody to market or promote me.
If people don't want to hear this music,
then it's not for them.
You cannot please everybody.
- Lauryn Hill

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

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

I want to please every woman, every time.
- Stuart Rose

Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace.
Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world.
Amen.
- Marianne Williamson

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

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

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

You may be as vicious about me as you please.
You will only do me justice.
- Richard Burton

If you aren't please tell me how you are going to not have a war.
- Samantha Smith

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

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

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

The primary function of a theater is not to please itself,
or even to please its audience.
It is to serve talent.
- Robert Brustein

I often think I can see it in myself and in other young writers,
this desperate desire to please coupled with a kind
of hostility to the reader.
- David Foster Wallace

Talent is being able to please people.
- Marty Robbins

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

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

It has an air about it of having strolled in from the
street with a few tricks up its sleeve,
and if everybody would relax, please,
it would do its best to pass the time whimsically.
- Walter Kerr

If there are occasions when my grape turned into a
raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance,
please forgive me.
Charge it to my head and not to my heart.
- Jesse Jackson

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

Your first duty as a writer is to write to please yourself.
And you have no duty towards anyone else.
- Iris Chang

Style is the dress of thought; a modest dress,
Neat, but not gaudy, will true critics please.
- Samuel Wesley

Palestinian propagandists can say and do anything they
please without concern for the truth,
in the belief that if they repeat it often enough it
will simply become the truth.
- Jack Schwartz

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

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

I like having the dough to come and go as I please.
- Bruce Willis

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

Sometimes if you have very confident people,
you have to tell them please, be polite,
there are other players are good enough as you and
you should never speak out of an orchestra.
- Kurt Masur

In giving advice seek to help, not to please,
your friend.
- Solon


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