Politeness Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Politeness costs nothing and gains everything.
– Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Politeness is a wreath of flowers that adorns the world.
– Mme. de Bassanville
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Modesty is an excellent quality, honey. Don’t lose that.
– Will Fetters
Politeness is only one half good manners and the other half good lying.
– Mary Wilson Little
True politeness is perfect ease and freedom. It simply consists in treating others just as you love to be treated yourself.
Politeness is practical Christianity.
– Orville Dewey
The true effect of genuine politeness seems to be rather ease than pleasure.
– Samuel Johnson
There is a politeness of the heart; this is closely allied to love.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Politeness is to goodness what words are to thoughts.
– Joseph Joubert
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
Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.
– Tommy Lee Jones
A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
– Bryant McGill
Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts.
Politeness, The most acceptable hypocrisy.
~ Ambrose Bierce
Gentleness is the great point to be obtained in the study of manners.
– Nathaniel Parker Willis