"Silence is not always tact, but it is tact that is golden, not silence."
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"One shouldn't talk of halters in the hanged man's house."
"'Tis ill talking of halters in the house of a man that was hanged."
"The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society."
"Tact is knowing how far to go too far."
"Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far."
"A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar."
"Tact is to lie about others as you would have them lie about you."
"Tact is after all a kind of mind reading."
"Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves."
"Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy."
"Forbear to mention what thou canst not praise."
"'Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels."
"Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent."
"Tact is ability to see others as they wish to be seen."
"Tact is the intelligence of the heart."
"I believe that every person is born with talent."
"Talent is only the starting point."
"A man gift will make a way for him."
"Middle age snuffs out more talent than even wars or sudden death does."
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