Affable Quotes On Success In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging affable quotes, affable sayings, and affable proverbs.

Best Affable Quotes

  1. “It is part of the business of life to be affable and pleasing to those whom either nature, chance or circumstance has made our companions.” ~ Thomas More
  2. “Barack the boy was raised by his white maternal grandparents; his Kenyan father abandoned him. The qualities Americans appeared to find universally appealing in the ambitious, affable Obama – his confidence and calm, and his commitment to community and kin, education and excellence – these came from Kansas, not Kenya.” ~ Ilana Mercer
  3. “Politeness and an affable address are our best introduction.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  4. “That affable familiar ghost Which nightly gulls him with intelligence.” ~ William Shakespeare

  5. “Whoever is open, loyal, true; of humane and affable demeanour; honourable himself, and in his judgement of others; faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man….such a man is a true gentleman.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  6. “Two persons who have chosen each other out of all the species with a design to be each other’s mutual comfort and entertainment have, in that action, bound themselves to be good-humored, affable, discreet, forgiving, patient, and joyful, with respect to each other’s frailties and perfections, to the end of their lives.” ~ Joseph Addison
  7. “She’d been impressed by his looks at first–those sharply planed cheekbones and those black, fathomless eyes–but his affable, sympathetic personality grated on her now. She didn’t like boys who looked as if they never got mad about anything. In Isabelle’s world, rage equaled passion equaled a good time.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  8. “A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man.” ~ Cyrano de Bergerac

  9. “I could say analogously that tolerance is the affable appreciation of qualities, views, and actions of other individuals which are foreign to one`s own habits, beliefs, and tastes. Thus being tolerant does not mean being indifferent towards the actions and feelings of others. Understanding and empathy must also be present.” ~ Albert Einstein
  10. “There can be no fairer ambition than to excel in talk; to be affable, gay, ready, clear, and welcome.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  11. “I wasn’t good at being affable. You get beyond that and realise the attraction in any human being has more to do with what they give to someone rather than just being face candy.” ~ Alison Moyet
  12. “The idea that affable Boris[Johnson] is actually divisive, selfish and unreliable is Mr ‘s biggest weakness.” ~ James Kirkup

  13. “We have observed for thirty centuries that a large nose is a sign on the door of our face that says ‘Herein dwells a man who is intelligent, prudent, courteous, affable, noble-minded and generous’. A small nose is a cork on the bottle of the opposite vices.” ~ Cyrano de Bergerac
  14. “It turns out that one can perpetrate all manner of heinous villainy under a cloak of courtesy and good cheer. . .a man will forfeit all sensible self-interest if he finds you affable enough to share your company over a flagon of ale.” ~ Christopher Moore
  15. “Leadership must be likeable, affable, cordial, and above all emotional. The fashion of authoritarian leadership is gone. Football is about life. You can’t be angry all day.” ~ Vicente del Bosque
  16. “I am generally cast as the dependable, affable, loving, friend-wife-girlfriend.” ~ Rashida Jones

  17. “Adam Roberts is the affable and infectiously curious friend we all wish we had with us in the kitchen—the one who prods us with questions, entertains us with amusing tales, and makes us feel better when our cake flops.” ~ Amanda Hesser
  18. “Live loath’d and long,
    Most smiling, smooth, detested parasites,
    Courteous destroyers, affable wolves, meek bears,
    You fools of fortune, trencher friends, time flies
    Cap and knee slaves, vapors, and minute jacks.” ~ William Shakespeare
  19. “I believe I am quite amiable and affable and quite fair, and I’ve rarely worked with people who are the opposite. Moodiness scares me. What gets to me is unkindness. Madness. Unwarranted cruelty through words. People who scream and shout at work. I hate confrontation and violence. I’ve done it in the past and I don’t want to do it again. I guess I want a perfect world.” ~ Anthony Hopkins
  20. “Benedict is bumbly, sweet, affable; the nicest man you’ve met.” ~ Mark Gatiss

  21. “Did either the nonexistent or the measured response after a series of attacks on Americans the past decade – in Lebanon, Africa, Saudi Arabia, New York, and Yemen – suggest to our terrorist enemies that it was wrong and unwise to kill reasonable and affable people, or did the easy killing imply that self-absorbed and pampered Lotus-eaters would not much care who or how many were butchered as long as it was within reasonable numbers and spread out over time?” ~ Victor Davis Hanson
  22. “In spite of his flaws, Oscar had a big heart and was always ready to help whoever was in need. He was affable, kind, extremely generous and charitable, but at the same time, not mature at all. He constantly lied and deceived me, and later returned feeling sorry, like a boy caught in mischief, asking to be forgiven one more time – and then we would start all over again.” ~ Emilie Schindler
  23. “I think that, that it would be hard for New Hampshire to vote for somebody who was a fundamentalist minister, affable as he is. He does seem to actually want to write, for example, a prohibition against abortion into the Constitution , which Ronald Reagan, for all his talking about it, never tried to do one time.” ~ Mike Huckabee
  24. “Being cheerful and affable with people is by itself half of wisdom.” ~ Ja’far al-Sadiq

  25. “Mother of three; divorcee; American. Twenty years experience as an actress in motion pictures. Mobile still and more affable than rumour would have it. Wants steady employment in Hollywood. (Has had Broadway). References upon request.” ~ Bette Davis
  26. “Please, trust me, I most definitely can be cheerful. I can be amiable. Agreeable. Affable. And that’s only the A’s. Just don’t ask me to be nice. Nice has nothing to do with me.” ~ Markus Zusak
  27. “You’re talking to a modern, nice, affable German person and they’re saying to you something like ‘You know, vell, it’s a critical time now for Germany within Europe, also globally, economically ve are pretty good, ve have been better. But ve are very vibrant in the theater and arts…’ and all the time you’ll be listening to this, you’re thinking Mmm, yeah, mmm… Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler.” ~ Dylan Moran
  28. “I’m known for playing bad guys, so this was an interesting departure from what I’m known to play, which is a softer, more likable, affable character.” ~ Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

  29. “We have to remember examples of many artists of conscious rap who have been coopted by the Department of State of the United States to be cultural ambassadors in different parts of the world, like Syria, like other parts of the Middle East, including conscious Islamic-American rappers that are representing an international political agenda for the United States through cultures more affable for people of color in other parts of the world.” ~ Bocafloja
  30. “You felt it as a depth of ease in certain boys, their innate, affable assurance that they would not have to struggle for a place in the world; that is already reserved for them.” ~ Tobias Wolff

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