Famous quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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Dont flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come i
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"Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become"

- Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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The quote is alerting against the presumption that a close friendship offers one the right to speak undesirable or offensive statements to one's pals. Rather, the better one is to somebody, the more vital it is to utilize level of sensitivity and politeness when communicating with them.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. This quote is written / told by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. between August 29, 1809 and October 8, 1894. He was a famous Poet from USA. The author also have 77 other quotes.

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