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Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
I think the thing I miss most in our age is our manners. It sounds so old-fashioned in a way. But even bad people had good manners in the old days, and manners hold a community together, and manners hold a family together; in a way, they hold the world together.
You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners.
Rita Mae Brown
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Wearing the correct dress for any occasion is a matter of good manners.
Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.
Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
Saint Patrick's Day
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Manners is the key thing. Say, for instance, when you're growing up, you're walking down the street, you've got to tell everybody good morning. Everybody. You can't pass one person.
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
Once I said to my mother: 'You would be happy if I just kept well-dressed and had good manners,' and she said: 'What else is there?'
It doesn't matter how many A-levels you have, what kind of a degree you have, if you have good manners, people will like you.
Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.
You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.
A lot of people would be embarrassed to admit that they were on 'Barney', but I embrace the fact. I just had such a wonderful time doing that show. I learned what a camera and prop is, and all that. I learned my manners too, so I guess that's a good thing!
I think sometimes people project things on you, but I'm trying to handle everything that's happened to me with a certain amount of grace, dignity and good manners. You just can't necessarily win all the time.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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