Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. Winston Churchill
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. George Eliot
Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable. Bill Maher
There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. Henry James
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. Ambrose Bierce