"Good taste is the worst vice ever invented."
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"Taste has no system and no proofs."
"To possess taste, one must have some soul."
"I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure."
"Tact is the art of making guests feel at home when that's really where you wish they were."
"It is tact that is golden, not silence."
"Silence is not always tact, but it is tact that is golden, not silence."
"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."
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