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Tact is the art of convincing people that they know more than you do. - Raymond Mortimer

Women and foxes, being weak, are distinguished by superior tact. - Ambrose Bierce

Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far. - Jean Cocteau

Love is the tact of every good, The only warmth, the only peace. - Delmore Schwartz

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

If it requires great tact to speak to the purpose, it requires no less to know when to be silent. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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. - Oscar Wilde

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. - Abraham Lincoln

Silence is not always tact, and it is tact that is golden, not silence. - Samuel Butler