Manners Quotes SMS Collection

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. 

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

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