being agreeable Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about being agreeable
  1. #1
    ″ ‘Being black doesn’t mean being stupid.’ Lord, how good it felt to speak her mind. She was through with ‘yessing’ people.”
  2. #2
    If I want to make friends with him, I ask him what he believes. He tells me, and I say, “Yeah, yeah - ain’t it the truth?”
  3. #3
    “Most important, I had the gun. Because I had been asked to kill a man. And I had said yes.”
  4. #4
    “I am going to say yes to everything.”
    “Everything? What do you mean everything?” Ian looked shocked. “When do you start?”
    “That’s just the thing, ” I said, finishing my pint and looking him dead in the eye. “I already have.”
  5. #5
    “Say yes more”, I’d repeated. Three little words of such power.
  6. #6
    ″ Is that it? he said. ‘Say yes more?’
    Yep, I said, smiling. That’s it.”
  7. #7
    “The Big Five Inventory:
    Extraversion. Are you sociable or retiring? Fun-loving or reserved?
    Agreeableness. Are you trusting or suspicious? Helpful or uncooperative?
    Conscientiousness. Are you organized or disorganized? Self-disciplined or weak-willed?
    Emotional stability. Are you worried or calm? Insecure or secure?
    Openness to new experiences. Are you imaginative or down to earth? Independent or conforming?”
  8. #8
    “Always agree with your friends, even if it’s at your own expense, so they won’t be upset.”
  9. #9
    “And when that time comes, Susanna, you must agree to come with me and tell what you know. Will you do that?”
    “Yes, Joseph.”
    “I will stand by you. You must not be afraid. This is a brave land, Susanna, founded by brave people who never shrank from their duty or their vision of freedom. But this land has a future only if each of us stands up for what is right when it is given us to do so.”
  10. #10
    “If we wait for some people to become agreeable or attractive before we begin to love them, we will never begin. If we are content to give them a cold impersonal ‘charity’ that is merely a matter of obligation, we will not trouble to understand them or to sympathize with them at all.”