Words matter. These are the best Congenial Quotes from famous people such as John Ortberg, John Banville, Emma Goldman, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Wilfred Owen, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I don’t have a problem with delegation. I love to delegate. I am either lazy enough, or busy enough, or trusting enough, or congenial enough, that the notion leaving tasks in someone else’s lap doesn’t just sound wise to me, it sounds attractive.
I live in Dublin, God knows why. There are greatly more congenial places I could have settled in – Italy, France, Manhattan – but I like the climate here, and Irish light seems to be essential for me and for my writing.
The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character.
We have the hardest working people in the world, the most adaptable and the most congenial to employ.
I don’t ask myself, is the life congenial to me? But, am I fitted for, am I called to, the Ministry?
What could an unsanctified man do in Heaven, if by any chance he got there? Let that question be fairly looked in the face and fairly answered. No man can possibly be happy in a place where he is not in his element and where all around him is not congenial to his tastes, habits and character.
I still owe a duty of loyalty to my clients and former clients, so I cannot specify which clients I did not especially find congenial, but the cause was the same.
I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent.
Mongolians are epic drinkers and carousers, and in this respect, they are extremely congenial to my own way of thinking.
I found a certain kind of music congenial to me; it never occurred to me to write music that was academically acceptable.
How many thorns of human nature are bristling conceits, buds of promise grown sharp for want of congenial climate.
After Ann Godoff, who was editor-in-chief at Random House, left and went to Viking, I got to know Viking and the people there, and liked them very much. I also found a wonderful editor there, Wendy Wolf. It’s a very congenial press.
The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony.
The Master of Ceremonies in ‘Bridge and Tunnel’ is a wonderful man, if I do say so myself. I talk about all the characters in the third person. But, he is a really congenial… just a good stand-up guy, who happens to be Pakistani-American. He’s been here for years.
That a nation’s statuary will reflect beliefs and attitudes that are no longer current or congenial hardly needs arguing. In most instances, it doesn’t at all imply a continuing reverence.
Most of the time, I’m not scared. I get on with life, not because I’m a fatalist, but because that’s the most congenial way of dealing with things. Indeed, most of the time, I’m not conscious of dealing with anything.
New York was very congenial to me when I was young, like most people. I met my comrades in arms and partied hard. It’s the way it should be, and then you get sick of it.
The cocoa-nut palm grows best near salt water, no matter how loose and sandy the soil is, and in these congenial circumstances needs neither manure nor care of any kind. It bends lovingly toward the sea and drops its ripe fruit into it.