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Good manners and soft words have brought many a difficult thing to pass. (Quote by - Sir John Vanbrugh)

You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners. (Quote by - Lillian Gish)

A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners. (Quote by - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. (Quote by - Clarence Thomas)

For as laws are necessary that good manners be preserved, so there is need of good manners that law may be maintained. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man. (Quote by - Richard Whately)

The basis of good manners is self-reliance. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted. (Quote by - Og Mandino)

Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners. (Quote by - Laurence Sterne)

Manners must adorn knowledge, and smooth its way through the world. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. (Quote by - Robert A. Heinlein)

I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like. (Quote by - Margaret Mead)

To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself. (Quote by - Richard Whately)

Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything. (Quote by - Evelyn Waugh)

Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe in. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

The test of good manners is to be patient with bad ones. (Quote by - Gabirol)

Learn young about hard work and manners - and you'll be through the whole dirty mess and nicely dead again before you know it. (Quote by - F. Scott Fitzgerald)

Good manners can replace morals. It may be years before anyone knows if what you are doing is right. But if what you are doing is nice, it will be immediately evident. (Quote by - P.J. O'Rourke)

There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)


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