Patronising: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 55 pages
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Familiar Quotations PatronisingWe mustn't be stiff and stand-off, you know. We must be thoroughly democratic, and patronize everybody without distinction of class.ndash;George Bernard ShawPatronising ndash; CondescendingDon't be condescending to unskilled labor. Try it for a half a day first.ndash;Brooks AtkinsonWatteau is no less an artist for having painted a fascia board while Sainsbury's is no less effective a business for producing advertisements which entertain and educate instead of condescending and exploiting.ndash;Stephen BayleyPatronising ndash; CountenanceYou don't carry in your countenance a letter of recommendation.ndash;Charles DickensThe human features and countenance, although composed of but some ten parts or little more, are so fashioned that among so many thousands of men there are no two in existence who cannot be distinguished from one another.ndash;Pliny The ElderA benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself to keep his friends in countenance.ndash;American ProverbPatronising ndash; FavorsYou are beginning to see that any man to whom you can do favor is your friend, and that you can do a favor to almost anyone.ndash;Mark CaineNot a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.ndash;Brendan GillTo accept a favor is to forfeit liberty.ndash;LaberSelf-love is not opposed to the love of other people. You cannot really love yourself and do yourself a favor without doing people a favor, and vise versa.ndash;Karl Menninger

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