Politeness Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Fine manners are like personal beauty,–a letter of credit everywhere.
– Cyrus Augustus Bartol
Politeness costs nothing and gains everything.
– Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts.
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.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Politeness is practical Christianity.
– Orville Dewey
There is no accomplishment so easy to acquire as politeness, and none more profitable.
– Henry Wheeler Shaw
Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.
– Tommy Lee Jones
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
A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
– Bryant McGill
Politeness, The most acceptable hypocrisy.
~ Ambrose Bierce