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1. "There was more, he was sure. He could feel it. Something deeper. More profound. More worthy. More likeable. It was like a bittersweet yearning for something that was so familiar it hurt. Something he'd lost without even knowing he'd lost it. Something elusive that floated just beyond his grasp."
Author: Alan McCluskey
2. "Whatever cosmic attraction had drawn [Jess & Addie] to one another in the first place was beginning to fill in with the chinks and mortar of very real, very likeable human traits."
Author: Bailey Bristol
3. "It's the first villain that I've played in a movie that has absolutely no vulnerability and no innocence, nothing whatsoever that is likeable about her other than she's so bad."
Author: Daryl Hannah
4. "Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity."
Author: Don Marquis
5. "The best ingredients for likeableness are a happy expression of countenance, an unaffected manner, and a sympathetic attitude."
Author: Emily Post
6. "You have to be brave and not always play likeable people. It's difficult, because there's a demand for the hero or heroine to be very likeable."
Author: Felicity Jones
7. "Gillard is as likeable as Rudd is charmless. She is self-deprecating; he is ludicrously vainglorious. She is a mistress of understatement; he is a ranter."
Author: Germaine Greer
8. "The Russian drove. New York turned in his seat to make sure I wasn't peeking. He should have been a surfer. His face was full of masculine prettiness and immensely likeable. Which, by horror's law of inverted aesthetics, made me sure we were being taken to our deaths."
Author: Glen Duncan
9. "A magnificent cause can overcome a prickly personality, but your ability to enchant people increases if they like you, so you should aspire to both. You'll know that you're likeable when you can communicate freely, casually, and comfortably with people."
Author: Guy Kawasaki
10. "It really takes likeable superstars to get the attention of the masses."
Author: Jennifer Wyatt
11. "The vegan diet is obviously lacking whatever essential nutrient it is that makes people likeable."
Author: Jim Goad
12. "I don't know where people got the idea that characters in books are supposed to be likable. Books are not in the business of creating merely likeable characters with whom you can have some simple identification with. Books are in the business of creating great stories that make you're brain go ahhbdgbdmerhbergurhbudgerbudbaaarr."
Author: John Green
13. "I've always liked people who know me to like me, because I think I'm quite likeable. But people who make up their minds based on the image in the papers or a voice on a pop record? They're idiots."
Author: Jonathan King
14. "My dad's so likeable, you wouldn't feel in competition with him. If any boyfriends have ever felt that, they're long gone."
Author: Julia Sawalha
15. "I didn't know. I feel sometimes like…there are all these rules. Just to be a person. You know? You're supposed to carry a shoulder bag, not a backpack. You're supposed to wear headbands, or you're not supposed to wear headbands. It's okay to describe yourself as likeable, but it's not okay to describe yourself as eloquent. You can sit in the front of the school bus, but you can't sit in the middle. You're not supposed to be with a boy, even when he wants you to. I didn't know that. There are so many rules, and they don't make any sense, and I just can't learn them all"
Author: Leila Sales
16. "Insult is a monstrous scorpion, and compliment is a likeable nightingale; one stings mercilessly, and the other sings sweetly."
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
17. "The expectation that TV women need to be more likeable than men is bullshit and in need of a change."
Author: Mindy Kaling
18. "Make no mistake, every child has his own light, no matter how difficult or defiant or unlikeable he or she might seem."
Author: Nancy Rose
19. "It's a trap I've fallen into earlier in my career - trying to be liked. Don't do it. When I watch TV and I see someone trying to make me like them, acting cute or quirky or goofy, I'm not impressed. Don't act like America's watching you. Just latch onto your character. Characters are flawed. Be unlikeable. Be flawed. Be a person."
Author: Nathan Fillion
20. "I am remarkably likeable. Few people have ever been as likeable as I am. There is, frankly, no end to my likeability. People gather together in public assemblies to discuss how much they like me. I have several awards, and a small medal from a small country in South America which pays tribute both to how much I am liked and my general all around wonderfulness. I don't have it on me, of course. I keep my medals in my sock drawer."
Author: Neil Gaiman
21. "There're two people in the world that are not likeable: a master and a slave."
Author: Nikki Giovanni
22. "The easiest way for readers to connect with characters and feel sympathy is to make the character entertaining, sympathetic and likeable."
Author: Randa Abdel Fattah
23. "The fears that assault us are mostly simple anxieties about social skills, about intimacy, about likeableness, or about performance. We need not give emotional food or charge to these fears or become attached to them. We don't even have to shame ourselves for having these fears. Simply ask your fears, "What are you trying to teach me?" Some say that FEAR is merely an acronym for "False Evidence Appearing Real."From Everything Belongs, p. 143"
Author: Richard Rohr
24. "Mediocrity comforts the masses. Mediocrity is a likeable attribute."
Author: Shobhaa Dé
25. "Mmm, being irresistibly likeable is such a trial,' she drawled in an impeccable aristocratic whine. 'One is constantly in demand, but one must do one's duty, mustn't one, dear chap? Noblesse oblige and all that..."
Author: Susan Napier
26. "Leadership must be likeable, affable, cordial, and above all emotional. The fashion of authoritarian leadership is gone. Football is about life. You can't be angry all day."
Author: Vicente Del Bosque
27. "Every season is likeable, and wet days and fine, red wine and white, company and solitude. Even sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life, can be full of dreams; and the most common actions--a walk, a talk, solitude in one's own orchard--can be enhanced and lit up by the association of the mind. Beauty is everywhere, and beauty is only two finger's-breadth from goodness."
Author: Virginia Woolf
28. "A party full of 'likeable' people doesn't bear contemplating."
Author: Will Self
29. "I've trained myself to illuminate the things in my personality that are likable and to hide and protect the things that are less likeable."
Author: Will Smith

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