Manners Quotes SMS Collection

Hospitality is making your guests feel at

Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were.  ~Author Unknown

Good manners the noise you dont make

Good manners:  The noise you don’t make when you’re eating soup.  ~Bennett CerfNEMYL

Is man a savage at heart skinned

Is man a savage at heart, skinned o’er with fragile Manners?  Or is savagery but a faint taint in the natural man’s gentility, which

I dont think you want too much

I don’t think you want too much sincerity in society.  It would be like an iron girder in a house of cards.  ~W. Somerset

Life be not so short but that

Life be not so short but that there is always time for courtesy.  ~Ralph Waldo EmersonClV

Says the rude child 34no i wont

Says the rude child:  "No, I won’t do it."  Says the courteous grown-up:  "Yes, I won’t do it."  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN,

There can be no defence like elaborate

There can be no defence like elaborate courtesy.  ~E.V. LucasCUL

Outcomes rarely turn on grand gestures or

Outcomes rarely turn on grand gestures or the art of the deal, but on whether you’ve sent someone a thank-you note.  ~Bernie Brillstein, The

People count up the faults of those

People count up the faults of those who keep them waiting.  ~French ProverbCUL

Learn young about hard work and manners

Learn young about hard work and manners – and you’ll be through the whole dirty mess and nicely dead again before you know it. 

Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference

Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.  ~Cesare Pavese, This Business of Living: DiariesPMB

Its not a slam at you when

It’s not a slam at you when people are rude – it’s a slam at the people they’ve met before.  ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

Courtesies cannot be borrowed like snow shovels

Courtesies cannot be borrowed like snow shovels; you must have some of your own.  ~John Wanamaker

Politeness is to human nature what warmth

Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.  ~Arthur Schopenhauer

Good manners are just a way of

Good manners are just a way of showing other people that we have respect for them.  ~Bill Kelly