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Quotations on Amiability

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When the righteous man turneth away from his righteousness that he hath committed and doeth that which is neither quite lawful nor quite right, he will generally be found to have gained in amiability what he has lost in holiness.

~ Samuel Butler

Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.

~ William Ellery Channing

An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.

~ Washington Irving

How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.

~ Anne Sophie Swetchine

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