Manners quotes page 2
Look at the manners of others and mend your manners.
If you treat people right they will treat you right... ninety percent of the time.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Obscenities - I think a lot of dumb people do it because they can't think of what they want
to say and they're frustrated. A lot of smart people do it to pretend they aren't very smart –
want to be just one of the boys.
A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.
It is ill-manners to silence a fool, and cruelty to let him go on.
Be nice. Contrary to the cliche, genuinely nice guys most often finish first or very near it. I
admit it's not easy when you've got a gripe. To be agreeable while disagreeing - that's an
art. Be natural - write the way you talk.
Malcolm S. Forbes
You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you.
Good manners are a stepping stone to being a remarkable human being.
People with tact have less to retract.
Arnold H. Glasow
It's not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you
have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.
If a man has good manners and is not afraid of other people he will get by, even if he is
Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities
which our fellow creatures love and respect.
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel
them, not merely exhibit them.
It is much easier to be a hero than a gentleman.
Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man.
It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
The manner in which it is given is worth more than the gift.
Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
Etiquette is getting sleepy in company and not showing it.
Hyman Maxwell Berston
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Howard W. Newton
Kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
The gentle mind by gentle deeds is known. For a man by nothing is so well betrayed, as by his
Always be a little kinder than necessary.
Sir James Matthew Barrie