Manners Quotes

Found 87 quotes in the topic of Manners .
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 Confucius

"Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society." Confucius
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"A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners." Mignon McLaughlin
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There is scarcely any absurdity so gross, whether in religion, politics, science or manners, which it will not bear." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The basis of good manners is self-reliance." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"He is the very pineapple of politeness!" Richard Sheridan
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Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Oh, the times! Oh, the manners!" Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners." H. Brown
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Mark Twain

"The highest perfection of politeness is only a beautiful edifice, built, from the base to the dome, of ungraceful and gilded forms of charitable and unselfish lying." Mark Twain
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"Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred." Bryant McGill
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Mark Twain

"Scientists have odious manners, except when you prop up their theory; then you can borrow money of them." Mark Twain
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"You lose your manners when you are poor" Lillian Hellman
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"Civility costs nothing." Proverb Proverb
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"Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern." Richard Fuller
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"The manners of mankind do not differ so widely as our voyage writers would make us believe. Perhaps it would be more entertaining to add a few surprising customs of my own invention, but nothing seems to me so agreeable as truth." Mary Montagu
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"We who have been born and nurtured on this soil, we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same in common with other Americans, can never consent to - be the bearers of the redress offered by that Society to that much afflicted." Richard Allen
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Manners are the happy way of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or of love --now repeated and hardened into usage. They form at last a rich varnish, with which the routine of life is washed, and its details adorned. If they are superficial, so are the dewdrops which give such depth to the morning meadows." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners." Rita Brown
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"The purpose of polite behavior is never virtuous. Deceit, surrender, and concealment: these are not virtues. The goal of the mannerly is comfort, per se." June Jordan
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"[W]e who have been born and nurtured on this soil, we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same in common with other Americans, can never consent to. . . be the bearers of the redress offered by that Society to that much afflicted." Richard Allen
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