People Pleasing Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 85 Quotes About People Pleasing

#1. People think pleasing God is all God care about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back. - Author: Alice Walker
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#2. I am not here to please myself so don't expect me to please others. - Author: Amit Abraham
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#3. I am tired of being a person. Not just tired of being the person I was, but any person at all. I like watching people, but I don't like talking to them, dealing with them, pleasing them, or offending them. I am tired. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#4. One of the things pleasing in God's sight is that his people keep on drawing near to him forever and ever. And so he is working in us this very thing. - Author: John Piper
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#5. I finally know the difference between pleasing and loving, obeying and respecting. It has taken me so many years to be okay with being different, and with being this alive, this intense. (xxvi) - Author: Eve Ensler
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#6. I'm passionate about pleasing people. - Author: Michael Mina
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#7. I began to enjoy my own generosity; I felt the pleasure of pleasing others, especially as this was accompanied by money-power. I was paying for them; they were grateful, they had to be; and they could no longer see me as a failure. - Author: Hanif Kureishi
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#8. If they were there for you when you had nothing, they are the ones worth having now. If they only notice you because of what you have gained, are they worth having at all? - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#9. I think it's really important to follow your intuition and gut, and try not to do things just for the sake of pleasing other people. - Author: Erin Davie
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#10. I suppose my life has always been about pleasing people, making sure they're all right, doing the right thing. Then, suddenly, you have to face up to what you want and be honest about it. - Author: Emilia Fox
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#11. Don't go into the business of pleasing people. You can't please everybody. Simply do your best at what you do - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#12. Every one of us will have situations in life where we must choose between pleasing people and our calling - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#13. We become more devoted to pleasing other people than establishing a relationship with ourselves. We believe we are what we have and what we do and we believe we are what other people think we are. Ego is in many ways the primary cause of most of our misconception and woe. - Author: Evan Sutter
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#14. People who carry a musical soul about them are, I think, more receptive than others. They smile more readily. One feels in them a pleasant propensity toward the lesser sins, a pleasing readiness also to admit the possibility that on occasion they may be in the wrong
they may be mistaken. - Author: Catherine Drinker Bowen
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#15. God's faithful servant has no desire for people to say or to give to him, or what he likes to hear or see, for his first and greatest aim is to hear what is most pleasing to God. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#16. People whose minds are not strengthened for endurance are by no means always unintelligent. They simply have never stopped to think that the use of the mind for the purpose of growth is a necessary part of a God-pleasing lifestyle. - Author: Gordon MacDonald
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#17. There is a set of harmless liars, frequently to be met with in company, who deal much in the marvellous. Their usual intention is to please and entertain; but as men are most delighted with what they conceive to be the truth, these people mistake the means of pleasing, and incur universal blame. - Author: David Hume
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#18. The horrible pleasure of pleasing inferior people. - Author: Arthur Hugh Clough
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#19. What can I say, I'm not a people pleasing person. - Author: Kim Dallmeier
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#20. Mixing with groups of people can be enjoyed, it is pleasing in a way that cannot be explained other than the temptation to become closer to one or the other. - Author: Raymond Burr
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#21. I am such a do-goody, people-pleasing kid - or I was - I don't think I've ever been fired, not even from an ice cream shop, magician for kids' parties, not even in my early jobs in radio. - Author: Ira Glass
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#22. I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.
- Author: Mary Wortley Montagu
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#23. Children who feel unloved and unprotected are like a half-filled cup. They become incapable of 'filling up' because they have come to believe they are unworthy of love. They try to please others, give to others, and care for others in a desperate hope that they may make themselves worthy. - Author: Beverly Engel
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#24. Some people write to please, to soothe, to console. Others to provoke, to challenge, to exasperate and infuriate. I've always found the second approach the more pleasing. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#25. As a teenager, my struggle was how do I balance being empathetic and compassionate towards my peers, while also living my life for myself and not basing my decisions on those around me, and really living a life where I receive my happiness from my own experiences rather than from people pleasing. - Author: Shailene Woodley
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#26. We may call it "people pleasing," but it is entirely self-serving because it is really all about keeping myself comfortable. Boiled down, it could be more accurately called "me pleasing. - Author: Emily P. Freeman
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#27. I'm not interested in meeting people's expectations, and I'm not interested in pleasing people. - Author: John Frusciante
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#28. No man can rob successfully over a period of years without pleasing the people he robs. - Author: Theodore Sturgeon
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#29. The art of pleasing is more based on the art of seeming pleased than people think of, and she disarmed the prejudices of her enemies by the unaffected delight she appeared to take in themselves. - Author: Ouida
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#30. The reason steampunk attracts people is that it is premised on a technology which is visible and pleasing to the naked eye, and whose moving parts are comprehensible on a human scale. - Author: Nick Harkaway
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#31. What if you wake up some day, and you're 65 ... and you were just so strung out on perfectionism and people-pleasing that you forgot to have a big juicy creative life? - Author: Anne Lamott
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#32. People pleasing doesn't allow you to receive. - Author: Abiola Abrams
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#33. People consider me a success because I'm a good football player and make lots of money. But if my heart's not right, if I'm not living a life pleasing to God, I'm a failure. - Author: Reggie White
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#34. In our twenty first century social media world, people are so eager to have likes from friend on social media for what they do; their writings, images and videos but they are not so eager to have they like of God for what they do or refuse to do! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#35. A chef and a restaurateur are different jobs: One is about pleasing people with what's on the plate; the other is about understanding the market. I'm a chef, but I think I'm a savvy businessperson, too. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#36. If pleasing people is your goal, you will be enslaved to them. People can be harsh taskmasters when you give them this power over you. - Author: Sarah Young
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#37. Don't always deprive yourself trying to please others - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#38. There's something very addictive about people pleasing. It's a thought pattern and a habit that feels really, really good until it becomes desperate. - Author: Anne Hathaway
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#39. But are there many honest people who will admit that it is pleasing to give pain? - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#40. The great difficulty is that you cannot be nice. If you want to take back the power, you have to behave in ways that are not conforming and will not be about pleasing other people. - Author: Rachel Holmes
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#41. We all have our preferences - some people go for birds - but for me, there's just something about the wolf; the design of it is really aesthetically pleasing. - Author: Sarah Hall
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#42. If you find yourself craving approval, you are low on self-love. Stop grasping for a few scraps wherever you can. Go home and make yourself a feast. Love yourself deeply today. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#43. There just isn't any pleasing some people. The trick is to stop trying. - Author: Robert Mitchum
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#44. Women often have a great need to portray themselves as sympathetic and pleasing, but we're also dark people with dark thoughts. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#45. Being a king was not about pleasing people. It was about controlling them. - Author: Elizabeth Chadwick
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#46. Our Exhibitions [The Royal Academy] have ... a mischievous tendency, by seducing the Painter to an ambition of pleasing indiscriminately the mixed multitude of people who resort to them. - Author: Joshua Reynolds
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#47. Bad psychoanalysis would say I enjoyed pleasing people, working really hard and pleasing people, which is probably related to my father in some way. But I really liked working hard. When I worked at Disneyland, I'd do 12 hours straight and go home thrilled. - Author: Steve Martin
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#48. my joy. That was a great day in my life! Your time is too valuable to worry about pleasing everyone else or making them happy. I know people who spend more time worrying about what others think about them than they do focusing on their own dreams and goals. You've got to get free from that. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#49. The increased desire to please God and seek HIS approval will decrease the desire to seek approval from man. - Author: Yvonne Pierre
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#50. People were inevitably superficial and reacted differently to poison when it was aesthetically pleasing. - Author: Taylor Stevens
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#51. If history records good things about good people, the thoughtful hearer is encouraged to imitate what is good; or if it records the evil of wicked people, the godly listener or reader is encouraged to avoid all that is sinful and bad, and to do what he knows to be good and pleasing to God. - Author: Venerable Bede
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#52. If a woman pushes to get the job done, if she's highly competent, if she focuses on results rather than on pleasing others, she's acting like a man. And if she acts like a man, people dislike her. - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
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#53. A crucified Savior is not well served by self-pleasing, self-indulging people. - Author: R. Kent Hughes
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#54. I assume the Spirit is always whispering, "Abba", to God's children, assuring them that they are safe in His care. And he is continually calling them to become what God saved them to be, solid people, indestructibly alive, hurting perhaps, but consumed with pleasing the Father. - Author: Larry Crabb
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#55. The key to lasting happiness and real pleasure in this world is not found in seeking gratification, but in pleasing God. And while the Lord desires that we enjoy His gifts and the people to whom we are joined, He wants us to know that we were created first for His pleasure. - Author: Francis Frangipane
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#56. Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#57. Some people lose all respect for the lion unless he devours them instantly. There is no pleasing some people. - Author: Will Cuppy
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#58. I walk away from him. It's enormously pleasing to me, this walking away. It's like being able to make people appear and vanish, at will. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#59. Do you mind even a little that you are still addicted to people-pleasing, and are still putting everyone else's needs and laundry and career ahead of your creative, spiritual life? Giving all your life force away, to "help" and impress. Well, your help is not helpful, and falls short. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#60. Never strive to be part of the norm. If people think you strange ... CELEBRATE. Normal people try way to hard to please others and never end up pleasing themselves. Be ABnormal. It's more fun. - Author: Shelley K. Wall
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#61. I realize I love crazy ladies. Of course I don't like to think of myself as one, but maybe I am, too. I dunno. I'm always drawn to them; I think it's because I'm attracted to people who aren't in the business of people-pleasing: saying what they really think, not passive-aggressive at all. - Author: Michaela Watkins
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#62. If really good people who are deeply committed and who are thriving spiritually have to beat down the nature with which they seem to have been born and cut themselves off from the full realization of love, how can that be pleasing to God? - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#63. It is a challenge trying not to give in to pleasing other people. - Author: Kym Whitley
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#64. Luxury is about pleasing yourself, not dressing for other people - Author: Marc Jacobs
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#65. [N]othing is so pleasing to perplexed unhappy people as the denunciation of others, - Author: H.G.Wells
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#66. The fear and anxiety that infect humanity today are the results of this degradation of values, this ignorance of what is of significance and what is not, this want of faith in what the elders and sages have handed down as the wisdom of ages. People prefer what is pleasing to what is beneficial. - Author: Sathya Sai Baba
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#67. People almost never look as bad on the outside as I do on the inside, but that's sort of nice because it reminds me that even when I'm having a bad hair day my ponytail is still more aesthetically pleasing than Gwyneth Paltrow's bile duct. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#68. A relationship based on people-pleasing is unbalanced and an unnecessary sacrifice of integrity, that will eventually break down. - Author: Peter Shepherd
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#69. If you are too afraid to offend anyone, then I'm afraid you may not be able to do anything remarkable - Author: Bernard Kelvin Clive
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#70. Clothing creates the illusion that bodies fit an aesthetically pleasing norm. And that illusion depends on getting the fit right. Garments that bunch, pull, or sag call attention to figure flaws and often make people look worse than they would without clothes. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#71. the two biggest hindrances to living the life God designed you to live: Wanting to be like others (envy), and wanting to be liked by others (people-pleasing.) These traps are subtle, but they distract and detour millions of people from the purposes they were created to fulfill. - Author: Rick Warren
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#72. The smiles of His Father are all the sweeter to Him, because His people share them. The honours of His kingdom are more pleasing, because His people appear with Him in glory. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#73. Beauty is a combination of qualities. I don't think one can deny that certain people or things feel aesthetically pleasing. But without an equally pleasing being behind that form, there is no beauty there. - Author: Teri Hatcher
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#74. School typically doesn't prepare young people for real life - unless their lives are spent following instructions and pleasing others. In my opinion, that's why so many students who succeed in school fail in life. - Author: Ray Dalio
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#75. A crucified Savior will never be content to have a self-pleasing, self-indulging, worldly-minded people. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#76. Be wary of the praise of men; don't let it pump you up unnecessarily and don't let it paralyze your progress - Author: Bernard Kelvin Clive
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#77. Everybody is not going to like you. It's not about pleasing people all the time - Author: Timi Nadela
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#78. Other people's things are more pleasing to us, and ours to other people. -Aliena nobis, nostra plus aliis placent - Author: Publilius Syrus
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#79. The biggest mistake we commit in life is to think that others will get affected by our action and we shall leave some effect on them..
In this hope, we make others' reactions our priority and fail to perform the task we're supposed to do right at the moment. - Author: Himmilicious
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#80. If I were surrounded by people who always approved of me, I wouldn't need such a deep relationship with my own sense of right and wrong. And you know what that means? It means that other people's approval is actually a hindrance, more than a helper, when it comes to self-discovery. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#81. If 'pleasing the people' is the only criterion (of a 'big' leader), then going to war or pretending to go to war or simulating outrage and bad mouthing states you can do nothing about, is the playbook for you. - Author: Khaled Ahmed
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#82. The great art of pleasing is to appear pleased with others. - Author: Lady Sarah Pennington
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#83. A pleasing personality helps you win friends and influence people. Add character to that formula, and keep those friends and maintain that influence. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#84. We need to create a new revolution, and to do that, don't waste your life: stop pleasing people, and become who you always wanted to be. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#85. They reminded Ifemelu of television commercials, of people whose lives were lived always in flattering light, whose messes were still aesthetically pleasing. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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