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Pleasing Others Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about pleasing others
  1. #1
    “I went to Support Group for the same reason that I’d once allowed nurses with a mere eighteen months of graduate education to poison me with exotically named chemicals: I wanted to make my parents happy.”
  2. #2
    “And you can’t always please yourself; you must sometimes please other people. That, I admit, you’re very ready to do; but there’s another thing that’s still more important--you must often displease others. You must always be ready for that--you must never shrink from it. That doesn’t suit you at all--you’re too fond of admiration, you like to be thought well of. You think we can escape disagreeable duties by taking romantic views--that’s your great illusion, my dear. But we can’t. You must be prepared on many occasions in life to please no one at all--not even yourself.”
  3. #3
    “I am not bound to please thee with my answers.”
  4. #4
    “You showed me how insufficient were all my pretensions to please a woman worthy of being pleased.”
  5. #5
    “Astonishingly . . . not all girls get dressed just to please men.”
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