Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The basis of good manners is self-reliance.
Marcus Tulius Cicero
A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Wendell L. Willkie
The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones.
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
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.
Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.
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