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Look at the manners of others and mend your manners.
Japanese proverb

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.
Andy Rooney

A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.
Dave Barry

It is ill-manners to silence a fool, and cruelty to let him go on.
George Savile

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.
Wayne Dyer

Good manners are a stepping stone to being a remarkable human being.
Robin Sharma

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.
Addison Walker

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.
Emily Post

You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.
Lillian Gish

If a man has good manners and is not afraid of other people he will get by, even if he is
stupid.
David Eccles

Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities
which our fellow creatures love and respect.
Sydney Smith

Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel
them, not merely exhibit them.
Amy Vanderbilt

It is much easier to be a hero than a gentleman.
Luigi Pirandello

Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man.
Richard Whately

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
John Cassis

The manner in which it is given is worth more than the gift.
Pierre Corneille

Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
Saint Teresa of Avila

Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.
Laurence Sterne

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Clarence Thomas

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
Laurence Sterne

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.
Joseph Joubert

There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
Han Suyin

The gentle mind by gentle deeds is known. For a man by nothing is so well betrayed, as by his
manners.
Edmund Spenser

Always be a little kinder than necessary.
Sir James Matthew Barrie

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