Politeness Quotes and Sayings
Always be nice to people, whether you love them or hate them and earn your respect.
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.
There is no accomplishment so easy to acquire as politeness, and none more profitable.
– Henry Wheeler Shaw
A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
– Bryant McGill
Politeness is the result of good sense and good nature.
– Oliver Goldsmith
Politeness costs nothing and gains everything.
– Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
The boldness of his mind was sheathed in a scabbard of politeness.
– Dumas Malone
Politeness and a sense of honor have this advantage: we bestow them on others without losing a thing.
– Baltasar Gracian