17 Beautiful Quotes on Being Tactful






Wisdom is profitable to direct - says the Bible. Being tactful is displaying wisdom in action and in speech.  The oxford dictionary defines tact as skill or sensitivity in dealing with others or difficult issues. Tact is a desirable quality as long as you must live and coexist with others.

Maturity is about becoming a better version of yourself and being tactful is a plus for you and those around you.
Here are some of my favourite quotations about tact;

1. Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy ~ Isaac Newton

2. It is tact that is golden, not silence ~ Samuel Butler

3. Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent. ~ William Gilmore Simms

4. Never start a sentence with the words, 'No Offense' ~ Gretchen Rubin

5. Tact is the ability to step on a man's toes without messing up the shine on his shoes ~ Harry Truman

6. Tact is an ability to live in the midst of ugliness without getting ugly. ~ Debasish Mridha

7. The sea is lonely and hostile place, Captain, 'Jansen said coldly. ' It is always best not to make enemies of those who might be your friends. You never know when your ships may cross ~ Jocelyn Murray, The English Pirate

8. ..Some of the opinions which people have should be respected, and others should not. ~ Socrates

9. If you don't find the right set of eyes to look through your bull, you will always be surrounded by friends that will tell you white lies because they like your company and don't want to ruin your evening. ~ Shannon L. Alder

10. Arrogance, disrespect and demand have higher price, Kindness, respect and tact giuve better price. ~ Angelica Hopes

11. Tact is the ability to formulate your thoughts, carefully choose your words and effectively communicate them without offending anyone. This is the most difficult skill to achieve, the best skill anyone can possess and the most important skill in our daily lives. ~ Uzoma Nnadi

12. Tact is the knack of keeping quiet at the right time; of being so agreeable yourself that no one can be disagreeable to you; of making inferiority feel like equality. A tactful man can pull the stinger from a bee without getting stung. ~ George Horace Lorimer

13. 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

14. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

15. Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate ~ Vince Lombardi

16. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. ~ Robin Williams

17. I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic. ~ Abigail Adams

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