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The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.

J. Russel Lynes

The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.

Frank Tyger

The art of being bored is lost.

Ted Klauber, Senior Executive, FCB Worldwide

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the person you want to be. . . . Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.

Wilfred A. Peterson

The art of conversation consist as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably.

Atwell

The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure.

Michel de Montaigne

The art of drawing conclusions from experiments and observations consists in evaluating probabilities and in estimating whether they are sufficiently great or numerous enough to constitute proofs. This kind of calculation is more complicated and more difficult than it is commonly thought to be. . .

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier

The art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of the citizens to give to the other.

Voltaire

The art of government is the organization of idolatry.

George Bernard Shaw

The art of leading, in operations large or small, is the art of dealing with humanity, of working diligently on behalf of men, of being sympathetic with them, but equally, of insisting that they make a square facing toward their own problems.

S. L. A. Marshall, Men Against Fire, 1947

The art of letting go is simply about personal empowerment. Realizing what you're in charge of, realizing what you control, and more importantly, what you don't control."

Steve Maraboli

The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candor. You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do. Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.

Edward Verall Lucas

The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.

Okakura Kakuzo

The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mood of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change for happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.

Charles Langbridge Morgan

The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means.

Sir Henry Taylor

The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing; the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.

Marcus Aurelius

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing, in so far as it stands ready against the accidental and the unforeseen, and is not apt to fall.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

The art of living lies in a fine mingling of holding on and letting go.

Havelock Ellis

The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

The Art of Love: knowing how to combine the temperment of a vampire with the discretion of an anemone.

E.M. Cioran

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.

Elain Heffner

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.

Alfred North Whitehead

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