Tact is the art of making guests feel at home when that's really where you wish they were.
Tact is the intelligence of the heart
Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all men who would mount, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Tact is the unsaid part of what you think; it's opposite, the unthought part of which you say
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
Tact is the ability to tell a man he has an open mind when he has a hole in his head
Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading.
Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of which is often fatal to the best of talents; it supplies the place of many talents
Tact is the art of convincing people that they know more than you do
Without tact you can learn nothing.
Tact: the ability to tell a man he's open-minded when he has a hole in his head. F. G. Kernan
Truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy.
I hate the way, once you start to know someone, care about them, their behavior can distress you, even when it's unreasonable and not your fault, even if you were really trying to be careful, tactful.
Many people in a rather reckless context claim to 'just tell it like it is'. In actuality, nobody really stresses what one says so much as the motive behind what one says; hence, he is merely blowing hot air and detracting from 'what is'.