32 Thought-Provoking Please Quotes

Ini-Iso Adiankpo
Mar 14, 2023 By Ini-Iso Adiankpo
Originally Published on Mar 14, 2023
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Please Quote by Mahatma Gandhi

Saying please is a fundamental skill that demonstrates good etiquette and creates opportunities for people.

Saying please is as important as being thankful, and most often could settle conflicts, build relationships, foster peace, and boost confidence. Polite people enjoy admiration from others and are always treated with respect.

Are you searching for the best Please Quotes? Check out some of these quotes on saying please and its relation to success, love, inspiration, prayer, and even humility.

Famous Please Quotes

Here are some famous please quotes for you to read.

"It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity." - Mahatma Gandhi

"People always say that you can't please everybody. I think that's a cop-out. Why not attempt it? 'Cause think of all the people you will please if you try." - Kanye West

"It costs nothing to say please and thank you. But forgetting those magic words can cost you everything." - 'The Path To A Meaningful Life', Frank Sonnenberg

"I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding." - Epicurus

"That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong." - William J. H. Boetcker

"You can't please everyone. When you're too focused on living up to other people's standards, you aren't spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it's all in your head." - Kriss Carr

"Some people, you will never please, and they will never like you and it may have nothing to do with you." - Steve Peters

"I think one thing I've learned over the years is just that you're not going to ever please everyone, and the most important person to please is yourself." - Jeremy Scott

"When you realize who you live for, and who's important to please, a lot of people will actually start living. I am never going to get caught up in that. I'm gonna look back on my life and say that I enjoyed it - and I lived it for me." - Rihanna

"Every person that you meet knows something you don't; learn from them." - H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Inspiring Please Quotes

Read through these inspiring please quotes to become wise.

"The man who seeks to please God is the man who people are pleased with. The man who seeks to please others won't satisfy anyone." - Edwin Louis Cole

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse." - Benjamin Franklin

"When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too." - Paulo Coelho

"Find your true path. It's so easy to become someone we don't want to be, without even realizing it's happening." - Richard Carlson

"You strive to please others, to fit in, and feel accepted. In spite of that, you still don't feel accepted, and not because others don't accept you, but because you haven't accepted yourself as you are." - 'The Pursuit Of Dreams: Claim Your Power, Follow Your Heart, And Fulfill Your Destiny', Dragos Bratasanu

"That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong." - William J. H. Boetcker

"Honor has to say "please" and "thank you." Manners are really important." - Jessica Alba

Please Quotes About Humility

These please quotes about humility will help you become a better person.

"If a servant strives to please his master and studies and takes pains to do it, I believe there are but few masters who would use such a servant cruelly." - Jupiter Hammon

"When you're thinking, please remember this: excessive pride is a familiar sin, but a man may just as easily frustrate the will of God through excessive humility." - Ken Follett

"Being polite and grateful will make people more inclined to help you. And if people are willing to help you, you may accidentally get something you want." - Jason Sudeikis

"There's no need to lower or raise yourself above the things that you are not. Live according to your ability. Be true to yourself and your own nature." - Mwanandeke Kindembo

"I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely." - Christopher Colombus

Interesting Please Quotes

You will find some of the most interesting please quotes here.

"Trying to please everybody is what you'll soon get tired of, because as time goes on, those you're pleasing will get tired of you." - Michael Bassey Johnson

"You can please some of the people some of the time, all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the time, but you can never please all of the people all of the time." - Abraham Lincoln

"Some people talk about other people's failures with so much pleasure that you would swear they are talking about their own successes." - Mokokoma Mokhonoana

"You can't please everyone. There's always going to be someone disappointed, so you might as well make yourself happy and Be You." - Lzzy Hale

"I need to find a church on Sunday. I need to say 'please' and 'thank you,' 'yes sir' and 'no ma'am.' Do the little things because that's part of being an adult." - Joe Nichols

"There is only one basic human right: the right to do as you please, without causing others harm. With it comes our only basic human duty: the duty to accept the consequences of our actions." - P.J. O'Rourke

"Plough your fields, cast your seeds, the rains will come when they please." - Radhe Maa

"Bad things, like good things don't happen any more often than they ought to by chance. the universe has no mind, no feelings, and no personality, so it doesn't do things in order to either hurt or please you. bad things happen because things happen." - Richard Dawkins

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea." - Robert A. Heinlein

"May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right." - Peter Marshall

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Written by Ini-Iso Adiankpo

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Food Science and Technology

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Ini-Iso AdiankpoBachelor of Arts specializing in Food Science and Technology

A skilled writer with over three years of experience, Ini-Iso has garnered recognition for his exceptional communication skills, including an award from the United Nations. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Food Science and Technology from the University of Uyo in Nigeria and has since contributed his expertise to various organizations, such as The Business Scan magazine. Ini-Iso's passion for writing has driven him to excel in delivering high-quality content across multiple industries. During his free time, he finds joy in spending time with his dogs and exploring new connections through travel.

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