Some Thoughts On Tact From Various Authors

“Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”

Abraham Lincoln

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”

Benjamin Franklin

“Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you’re offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone’s feelings”

David Sedaris

“Tact is the ability to step on a man’s toes without messing up the shine on his shoes.”

Harry Truman

“Never start a sentence with the words ‘No offense.”

Gretchen Rubin

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