Politeness Quotes and Sayings

A man’s beauty is in his tongue.
– Prophet Mohammed

Submitted by: asim

Politeness is an inexpensive way of making friends.
– William Feather

Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.
– Tommy Lee Jones

Don’t use harmful words on people cause you may hurt them but use helpful words on them cause it heal their pains.

Submitted by: DAVID ISRAEL

One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
Josh Billings

Politeness is a sign of dignity, not subservience.
Theodore Roosevelt

Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you. Not because they are nice, but because you are.

Being humble means recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become, but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others.
Gordon B. Hinckley

No one has ever been offended by someone with good manners and courteous behavior.

Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
Franklin D. Roosevelt


Politeness, The most acceptable hypocrisy.
Ambrose Bierce

A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.
Dave Barry

The only true source of politeness is consideration.
– William Gilmore Simms

Politeness costs little and yields much.

Always be nice to people, whether you love them or hate them and earn your respect.

Submitted by: Mayar Hesham

Politeness is good nature regulated by good sense.
– Sydney Smith

Politeness is the chief sign of culture.
Baltasar Gracian

Politeness is only one half good manners and the other half good lying.
– Mary Wilson Little

Politeness is better than logic. You can often persuade when you cannot convince.
– Henry Wheeler Shaw

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts.
-Abel Stevens

Politeness is the flower of humanity.
Joseph Joubert

The truest politeness comes of sincerity.
– Samuel Smiles

There is no accomplishment so easy to acquire as politeness, and none more profitable.
– Henry Wheeler Shaw

Politeness costs nothing and gains everything.
– Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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