Etiquette

“Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.”~Margaret Walker

“Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.”~Clarence Thomas

“There can be no defense like elaborate courtesy.”~E.V. Lucas

“Whoever one is, and wherever one is, one is always in the wrong if one is rude.”~Maurice Baring

Table Manners and Dining EtiquetteIf you want to work on improving your etiquette, start with table manners. Some people simply need to learn to use the correct utensils, while others have no clue what to do with their napkins.

If you want to work on improving your etiquette, start with table manners. Some people simply need to learn to use the correct utensils, while others have no clue what to do with their napkins.

“The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork.”~Oscar Wilde

“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

“Eating grapes with a knife and fork is not what one would call refined. It is what one would call ludicrous.”~Judith Martin (aka Miss Manners)

“You can get through life with bad manners, but it’s easier with good manners.”~Lillian Gish

“Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people’s bad manners.”~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.”~Eric Hoffer

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.”~Fred Astaire

“Any child can be taught to be beautifully behaved with no effort greater than quiet patience and perseverance, whereas to break bad habits once they are acquired is a Herculean task.”~Emily Post

“We are all born rude. No infant has ever appeared yet with the grace to understand how inconsiderate it is to disturb others in the middle of the night.”~Judith Martin (aka Miss Manners)

“Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.”~Author Unknown

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

“Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts.”~Abel Stevens

“Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Politeness and consideration for others are like investing pennies and getting dollars back.”~Thomas Sowell

“Doesn’t matter what a person’s name is as long as he behaves himself.”~L.M. Montgomery

“Many people are educated but not totally mannered.” Anonymous

“Manners cost nothing.” Anonymous

“A man’s manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Maturity doesn’t mean age; it means sensitivity, manners, and how you react.” Anonymous

“Good manners are your beauty.” Imam Ali (AS)

“Better good manners than good looks.” Proverb

“There are some things that money can’t buy, like manners, morals, and integrity.” Anonymous

“The measure of good manners is how you treat those who don’t have any.” Anonymous

“A gentleman is not defined by the content of his wallet or the cut of his suit. He is defined by his manners and the content of his character.” Anonymous

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

“Rudeness is the weak person’s imitation of strength.” Eric Hoffer

“Never respond to rudeness. When people are rude to you, they reveal who they are, not who you are. Don’t take it personally be silent.” Anonymous

“Politeness is a sign of dignity, not subservience.” Theodore Roosevelt

“Good manners reflect something from inside – an innate sense of consideration for others and respect for self.” Emily Post

“Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be polite, say hello, offer to help, hold the door, smile, pay a compliment, use please, and thank you.” Anonymous

“The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones.” Wendell Willkie

“Good manners and kindness are always in fashion.” Anonymous

“A parent can give a child no greater gift than beautiful manners.” Hakim

“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.” Anonymous

“Manners matter.” Anonymous

“Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.” Horace Mann

“Good manners are ageless, priceless, and classless.” Diana Mather

“Good manners is the thoughtfulness of God.” Jehiel Anav

“Manners maketh man.” William of Wykeham

“I have to keep reminding myself that some people were just raised differently.” Anonymous

“Hurting back the people who hurt you, makes you just like them.” Anonymous

“Who cares for your beauty if your manners are ugly.” Anonymous

“Your wealth is your good manners.” Anonymous