Politeness Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
The boldness of his mind was sheathed in a scabbard of politeness.
– Dumas Malone
Politeness is to goodness what words are to thoughts.
– Joseph Joubert
Politeness is the result of good sense and good nature.
– Oliver Goldsmith
One needs no particular talent to be polite. On the contrary, being nice is what’s left when you’ve failed at everything else.
– Diane Setterfield
A real gentleman is as polite to a little girl as to a woman.
– Louisa May Alcott
Politeness is fictitious benevolence.
– Samuel Johnson
Politeness has been well defined as benevolence in small things.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay
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 a wreath of flowers that adorns the world.
– Mme. de Bassanville
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 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