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Please all, and you will please none.

Aesop (620?-560? BC) Legendary Greek storyteller
“The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey,” Fables [tr. Jacobs (1894)]
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He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves.

Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) English statesman, wit [Philip Dormer Stanhope]
Letter to his son (18 Jan 1750)
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What pleases you in others will in general please them in you.

Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) English statesman, wit [Philip Dormer Stanhope]
Letter to his son (9 Jul 1750)
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If you mean to profit, learn to please.

Charles Churchill (1732-1764) English poet and satirist
Gotham, 2.1.8 (1764)
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