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Tact quotes

Jean Cocteau
Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far.

Oscar Wilde
To have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact, talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you.

Henry Van Dyke
Tact is the unsaid part of what you think it's opposite, the unthought part of which you say

Jean Cocteau
Tact is knowing how far to go too far.

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

George E. Bergman
Tact is the art of making guests feel at home when that's really where you wish they were.

Pearl S. Buck
Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.

John Selden
'Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.

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