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.— Benazir Bhutto
Restlessness Courtesy Manners quotations
Money can't buy manners.
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.
A husband should always try to treat his wife with the greatest courtesy and respect, holding her in the highest esteem. He should speak to her in a kind and a soft manner, showing his love by word and deed. As she feels this love and tenderness she will mirror it and return it tenfold.
Be kind to unkind people. They need it most. No need to be their reflection.
A man who opens a door for a woman or gives up his seat for her-even offering to carry something! Those are country manners that never go out of style.
The characteristic of a well-bred man is, to converse with his inferiors without insolence, and with his superiors with respect and with ease.
The greater man the greater courtesy.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others.
The line between the public life and the private life has been erased, due to the rapid decline of manners and courtesy. There is a certain crudeness and crassness that has suddenly become accepted behavior, even desirable.
Custom is a mutable thing; yet we readily recognize the permanence of certain social values. Graciousness and courtesy are never old-fashioned.
Dressing well is a form of good manners.
Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.
He who sows courtesy reaps friendship.
Politeness requires this thing; decorum that; ceremony has its forms, and fashion its laws, and these must always follow, never the promptings of our own nature.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.
Under bad manners, as under graver faults, lies very commonly an overestimate of our special individuality, as distinguished from our generic humanity.
The whole of heraldry and of chivalry is in courtesy.
A man of fine manners shall pronounce your name with all the ornament that titles of nobility could ever add.
Good manners are your beauty.
No use to preach to the working-man courtesy &
politeness when at the same time the working-man is not given working conditions under which he can stay polite and soft-mannered.
Our lives are fed by kind words and gracious behavior.
We are nourished by expressions like 'excuse me', and other such simple courtesies.
How sweet and gracious, even in common speech, Is that fine sense which men call Courtesy! Wholesome as air and genial as the light, Welcome in every clime as breath of flowers, It transmutes aliens into trusting friends, And gives its owner passport round the globe.
Good manners are your beauty
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
A moral, sensible, and well-bred manWill not affront me, and no other can.
To rest, the cushion and soft dean invite, who never mentions hell to ears polite.
Manners is he key thing. Say, for instance, when you are growing up, you are walking down the street, you've got to tell everybody "Good morning everybody"! You can't pass one person.
Courtesy is the politic witchery of great personages.
The first point of courtesy must always be truth.
The knowledge of courtesy and good manners is a very necessary study.
It is like grace and beauty, that which begets liking and an inclination to love one another at the first sight.
I think dating courtesies are common courtesies that should be practiced in most all civilized encounters. I pine for the days of good, old-fashioned manners.
When good friends praise a gifted person he often appears to be delighted with them out of politeness and goodwill, but in reality he feels indifferent.
It is perfectly easy to be original by violating the laws of decency and the canons of good taste.
Good manners disappear in proportion as the influence of a Court and an exclusive aristocracy lessens; this decrease can be plainly observed from decade to decade by those who have an eye for public behavior, which grows visibly.
Courtesy wins woman all as well. As valor may, but he that closes both is perfect.
Fathers are very, very important in building the foundations and self-esteem of children. For me, the way that I was raised, consideration, courtesy and manners are really key and I think the father plays a big role in setting an example to children in how to behave out in the world and how to treat people. It's a little bit different when it comes from the dad rather than the mum somehow.
It is by no means enough that an officer should be capable.
. . . He should be as well a gentleman of liberal education, refined manners, punctilious courtesy, and the nicest sense of personal honor. . . . No meritorious act of a subordinate should escape his attention, even if the reward be only one word of approval. Conversely, he should not be blind to a single fault in any subordinate.
Marriage indeed may qualify the fury of his passion, but it very rarely mends a man's manners.
Civility, which is a disposition to accommodate and oblige others, is essentially the same in every country; but good breeding, asit is called, which is the manner of exerting that disposition, is different in almost every country, and merely local; and every man of sense imitates and conforms to that local good breeding of the place which he is at.
Nothing sharpens the arrow of sarcasm so keenly as the courtesy that polishes it; no reproach is like that we clothe with a smile and present with a bow.
Courtesy is breeding. Breeding is an excellent thing. Always remember that.