Politeness is to goodness what words are...
- Politeness is the flower of humanity. - Joseph Joubert
- Politeness smooths wrinkles. - Joseph Joubert
- Politeness is the result of good sense and good nature. - Oliver Goldsmith
- Politeness is good nature regulated by good sense. - Sydney Smith
- Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts. ~Abel Stevens
- Politeness is only one half good manners and the other half good lying. - Mary Wilson...
- Politeness costs little and yields much.