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Quotations from a variety of sources about etiquette

Quotations from a variety of sources about etiquette



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    • Etiquette Quotations
      • Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
      • — Emily Post
      • Etiquette requires us to admire the human race.
      • — Mark Twain
      • Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.
      • — Benjamin Disraeli
      • Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.
      • — Eric Hoffer
      • Don't reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can't have two sets of manners, two social codes - one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people.
      • — Lillian Eichler Watson
      • Associate with well-mannered persons and your manners will improve. Run around with decent folk and your own decent instincts will be strengthened.
      • — Stanley Walker
      • Manners maketh man.
      • — William of Wykeham
      • Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.
      • — Dorothy Parker 
      • Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding.
      • — Queen Maria 
      • Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.
      • — Quentin Crisp 
      • It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.
      • – Emily Post  
      • Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.
      • — Bennett Cerf
      • Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were.
      • — Author Unknown
      • Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts.
      • — Abel Stevens