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Tact

Tact Quotes

“Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.”
Isaac Newton

“It is tact that is golden, not silence."
Samuel Butler

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

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Tact Definition: Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense.

Etymology of 'Tact'
1650s, "sense of touch or feeling" (with an isolated instance, tacțe from c.1200), from Latin tactus "a touch, handling, sense of touch," from root of tangere "to touch". Meaning "sense of discernment in action or conduct, diplomacy, fine intuitive mental perception" first recorded 1804, from development in French cognate tact. The Latin figurative sense was "influence, effect.".

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Tact"
"Perfect Tact is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Tactful now"
"Accept Tact"
"Trust in your Tact"
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