quote by St. Basil

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.

— St. Basil

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The path of Martial Arts begins and ends with courtesy. So be genuinely polite on every occasion.


Courtesies quote Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.

Being nice should never be perceived as being weak.

It's not a sign of weakness, it's a sign of courtesy, manners, grace, a woman's ability to make everyone...feel at home, and it should never be construed as weakness.

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Courtesy costs nothing, but buys everything.

Courtesy should be apparent in all our actions and words and in all aspects of daily life. But be courtesy, I do not mean rigid, cold formality. Courtesy in the truest sense is selfless concern for the welfare and physical and mental comfort of the other person.

Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.


He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.

Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.

He who plants kindness gathers love.

You can never have too much, butter.

Real success requires respect for and faithfulness to the highest human values-honesty, integrity, self-discipline, dignity, compassion, humility, courage, personal responsibility, courtesy, and human service.


You can never have too much money.

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization;

it is the best part of refinement and, in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.

You can never have too much sky.

Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization;

it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.


Courtesy, modesty, good manners, conformity to definite ethical standards are universal, but what constitutes courtesy, modesty, good manners, and definite ethical standards is not universal. It is instructive to know that standards differ in the most unexpected ways.

What can educators do to foster real intelligence?.

. .We can attempt to teach the things that one might imagine the earth would teach us: silence, humility, holiness, connectedness, courtesy, beauty, celebration, giving, restoration, obligation, and wildness.

Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.

Karate-do begins with courtesy and ends with rei.

There are very many characteristics which go into making a model civil servant.

Prominent among them are probity, industry, good sense, good habits, good temper, patience, order, courtesy, tact, self-reliance, many deference to superior officers, and many consideration for inferiors.


Every ordinary thing in your life is a word of God's love: your home, your work, the clothes you wear, the air you breathe, the food you eat.... the flowers under your feet are the courtesy of God's heart flung down on You! All these things say one thing only: "See how I love you."

Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with.

The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism.

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.

I place a high moral value on the way people behave.

I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word -- politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit.


I place a high moral value on the way people behave.

I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word - politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit.

It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy.

At every moment of his life the Shoshone must be careful to observe the complicated folkways of his group, to do reverence to superhuman powers, to remember the courtesies and obligations of family, to pay homage to certain sacred plants, or to avoid particular places.

Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration.

Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.

Common courtesy plays a big role in happy marriages.

People who are permanently married are polite to one another. They don't want to hurt one another's feelings, and they don't try to make the other one feel humiliated. People who are married for life are extremely kind to one another.


Though I be but prince of Wales, yet I am the king of courtesy.

True love blooms when we care more about another person than we care about ourselves. That is Christ's great atoning example for us, and it ought to be more evident in the kindness we show, the respect we give, and the selflessness and courtesy we employ in our personal relationships.

Ingratitude is a nail which, driven into the tree of courtesy, causes it to wither; it is a broken channel, by which the foundations of the affections are undermined; and a lump of soot, which, falling into the dish of friendship, destroys its scent and flavor.

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few.