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    Money can't buy manners. ⏤ Sayings

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    Be kind to unkind people. They need it most. No need to be their reflection.

  3. Picture quote by Tom Ford about manners

    Dressing well is a form of good manners. ⏤ Tom Ford

  4. Picture quote by Imam Ali about beauty

    Good manners are your beauty. ⏤ Imam Ali

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    Good manners are your beauty

  6. Picture quote by Usain Bolt about manners

    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. ⏤ Usain Bolt

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Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act.

George W. Crane

To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.

Rene Descartes

To speak kindly does not hurt the tongue.


Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Better good manners than good looks.


Treat your superior as a father, your equal as a brother, and your inferior as a son.


Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.

Wilson Mizner

Civility costs nothing.


The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.


Anyone can be polite to a king. It takes a gentleman to be polite to a beggar.


Meat makes, and clothes shapes, but manners makes a man.

Scottish Proverbs

Nothing is more noble than politeness, and nothing more ridiculous than ceremony.


It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.

Hector Hugh Munro

Don't overestimate the decency of the human race.

H. L. Mencken

We like to see others, but don't like others to see through us.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.

Henry David Thoreau

People who have little to do are excessive talkers.


Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.


Live so that you can at least get the benefit of the doubt.

Kin Hubbard

The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.

Malcolm Bradbury

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.


A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The greater person is one of courtesy.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.

Evelyn Waugh

Politeness -- The most acceptable hypocrisy.

Ambrose Bierce

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

John Cassis

The measure of a truly great man is the courtesy with which he treats lesser men.


Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.

Oliver Goldsmith

A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners.

Lord Chesterfield

We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.


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

John Wanamaker

It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.

Thomas Carlyle

Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.

Jean Paul Richter

Still people are dangerous.

Jean De La Fontaine

The test of one's behavior pattern; relationship to society, relationship to one's work, relationship to sex.

Alfred Adler

Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak.

Benjamin Franklin

He is the very pineapple of politeness!

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within.

Jean De La Bruyere

We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.

Doug Horton

Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.

Horace Mann

If I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.

Henry David Thoreau

Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes


Taste is more to do with manners than appearances. Taste is both myth and reality; it is not a style.

Stephen Bayley

A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at home.

Oliver Goldsmith

Politeness is the flower of humanity.

Joseph Joubert

All doors open to courtesy.

Thomas Fuller

Manners are love in a cool climate.

Quentin Crisp

Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.

Cesare Pavese

Beware of a man with manners.

Eudora Welty

Manners are not idle, but the fruit. Of loyal nature and of noble mind.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.

Orson Welles

What once were vices are manners now.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

Wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners.

Loretta Young

Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.

Dorothy Parker

Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.

Will Cuppy

I think to be oversensitive about cliches is like being oversensitive about table manners.

Evelyn Waugh

True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can.

Alexander Pope

Life is short, but there is always time for courtesy.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only true source of politeness is consideration.

William Gilmore Simms

Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.

Honore de Balzac

What we are doing at the moment is more that just one thing added to the rest; it is a memoir.


Good manners and plenty of money will make my son a gentlemen.


Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.

Clarence Thomas

The show is like an Edwardian play - emotional life gets stepped on for the sake of accepted manners, and that's terrific for actors to play in.

Jason Alexander

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so.

Fran Tarkenton

Our manners have been corrupted by communication with the saints.

Henry David Thoreau

The basis of good manners is self-reliance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Courtesy should be a continuous action, not something to be turned on and off like a faucet.


Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

No law reaches it, but all right-minded people observe it.

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort

To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.

Walt Whitman

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Lillian Gish

Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.

Mary Wollstonecraft

It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice.

Baltasar Gracian

Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred.

Sir Walter Raleigh

In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.

Thomas Jefferson

Good manners are a combination of intelligence, education, taste and style mixed together so that you don't need any of those things.

P. J. O'Rourke

If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.

Alexander Maclaren

Manhood is melted into courtesies, valor into compliment, and men are only turned into tongue, and trim ones, too.

William Shakespeare

It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.

John Henry Newman

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.

Benzel Sternan

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

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

Sydney Smith

Politeness is benevolence in small things.


We Barbie dolls are not supposed to behave the way I do.

Sharon Stone

To be a successful hostess, when guest arrive say, At last! and when they leave say, So soon!


Manners are happy ways of doing things.


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

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.

Margaret Walker

Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Henry Clay

We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we are not justified in enforcing good manners, for good manners always mean our own manners.

G. K. Chesterton

Contraries are cured by contraries.


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

St. Basil

With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.

Otto von Bismarck

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