Word of the Day: Nice
nice / nīs
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
Brigitte Bardot, 1934-
Nice words are free, so choose ones that please another’s ears.
- executed in a good manner
A lot of hard work is hidden behind nice things.
Ralph Lauren, 1939-
- fine; fancy
We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don’t want to work hard to accomplish these things.
Barack Obama, 1961-
Of course, I’d like him to have curls, and to come from a nice family, and to be perfectly sound and healthy, and to have no bad habits[…]
from ‘Mary Louise and Josie O’Gorman’ by Edith Van Dyne, pseudonym of L. Frank Baum, 1856-1919
It is no sin to look at a nice girl.
Leo Tolstoy, 1828-1910