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Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
One who is kind is sympathetic and gentle with others. He is considerate of others' feelings and courteous in his behavior. He has a helpful nature. Kindness pardons others' weaknesses and faults. Kindness is extended to all - to the aged and the young, to animals, to those low of station as well as the high.
Ezra Taft Benson
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
One's appearance bespeaks dignity corresponding to the depth of his character. One's concentrated effort, serene attitude, taciturn air, courteous disposition, thoroughly polite bearing, gritted teeth with a piercing look - each of these reveals dignity. Such outward appearance, in short, comes from constant attentiveness and seriousness.
As youngsters, my mother taught her children that while we might not be the smartest people around, we could be courteous, polite and considerate of others.
A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man.
Cyrano de Bergerac
It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice.
Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement.
James Cash Penney
Most cocktails containing liquor are made today with gin and ingenuity. In brief, take an ample supply of the former and use your imagination. For the benefit of a minority, it is courteous to serve chilled fruit juice in addition to cocktails made with liquor.
Irma S. Rombauer
When you smile, you don't only appear to be more likable and courteous, you appear to be more competent.
You can't live your life trying to please people. You be courteous and you be respectful, but you've got to do things in the way that you want to do them.
If someone's being less than courteous to you, I don't think you need to pay any attention to them.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous - not just to some people in some circumstances - but to everyone all the time.
Thomas J. Watson
Always have a sense of humor about life - you'll need it - but always be courteous to boot.
From my perspective, probably women are won over by people who are sweet and respectful and courteous and kind and funny. I think those are the things that win women over.
You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors.
Abbott L. Lowell
I have a couple of basses in my office. And I try to be courteous of my co-workers, but sometimes I get carried away and I crank up my amp and I rock out. It's kind of my stress reliever.
Greatness is so often a courteous synonym for great success.
My dad was a particularly polite kind of guy, very courteous.
Conferences at the top level are always courteous. Name-calling is left to the foreign ministers.
W. Averell Harriman
When I am in the Scottish Parliament chamber, I often feel the need to sit for the entire debate. It's only courteous to listen to what everyone has to say, although I often find myself desperate to say something but too scared to stand up in case I regret it.
Men don't know enough about being courteous toward women. You should get into a cab before a woman so she doesn't have to slide across the seat. And you should always go first into a revolving door so she doesn't have to push - unless it's moving, then let her go first.
I don't know about friends, but what time I spent with The Beatles they were very courteous to me.
I pride myself on being courteous to people, and trying to fashion good relations.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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