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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Agree
 
  Agreeing to differ.
Ovid.    
  1
  The character in conversation which commonly passes for agreeable is made up of civility and falsehood.
Swift.    
  2
  Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
Juvenal.    
  3
  Agreement exists in disagreement.
Lucan.    
  4
  If you wish to appear agreeable in society you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
Lavater.    
  5
  Most arts require long study and application; but the most useful art of all, that of pleasing, requires only the desire.
Chesterfield.    
  6
  We may say of agreeableness, as distinct from beauty, that it consists in a symmetry of which we know not the rules, and a secret conformity of the features to each other, and to the air and complexion of the person.
La Rochefoucauld.    
  7
  The art of being agreeable frequently miscarries through the ambition which accompanies it. Wit, learning, wisdom,—what can more effectually conduce to the profit and delight of society? Yet I am sensible that a man may be too invariably wise, learned, or witty to be agreeable; and I take the reason of this to be, that pleasure cannot be bestowed by the simple and unmixed exertion of any one faculty or accomplishment.
Cumberland.    
  8
  Nature has left every man a capacity of being agreeable, though not of shining in company; and there are a hundred men sufficiently qualified for both who, by a very few faults, that they might correct in half an hour, are not so much as tolerable.
Swift.    
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