Manners Quotes

Josh Stern

Manners without sincerity, is called polite society. Josh Stern
Manners without sincerity, is called polite society

Alessandra Torre

A gentleman holds my hand.
A man pulls my hair.
A soulmate will do both.

Tim Burton

Everything in this room is edible. Even I'm edible. But, that would be called canibalism. It is looked down upon in most societies.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Wisdom is not counted in grammers, niether in fluency, but vividly shown in mannerism.. Michael Bassey
Wisdom is not counted in grammers, niether in fluency, but vividly shown in mannerism.

Kathy Griffin

I was raised right - I talk about people behind their backs. It's called manners.

Shel Silverstein

I'm making a list
I'm making a list of things I must say
For politeness,
And goodness and kindness and gentleness
Sweetness and rightness:
Pardon me
How are you?
Excuse me
Bless you
May I?
Thank you
If you know some that I've forgot,
Please stick them in you eye!

Fannie Flagg

The line between the public life and the private life has been erased, due to the rapid decline of manners and courtesy. There is a certain crudeness and crassness that has suddenly become accepted behavior, even desirable.

Charlaine Harris

Could I tell them I was sorry their loved one was dead, when he’d tried to kill me? There was no rule of etiquette for this; even my grandmother would have been stymied.


I threw an etiquette party and served nothing but beans and sparkling water. The topic of conversation was ‘excuse me’.

Cindy Ann Peterson

Let us work towards not only bringing civility back in style, but ultimately making it a lifestyle.

Cindy Ann Peterson

We are more advanced technologically than ever before. However, technology, in many respects, is leading to the decline of conversation.

Thomas More

For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them.

Lorraine Loria

We need to take turns - it's the kind thing to do.

Lorraine Loria

Roaring is never a voice for indoors. Roaring sounds better when done outdoors!

Lorraine Loria

We all need good manners, like our friends from the zoo!

Lorraine Loria

That's when I remember if you have a choice, always ask friends to leave in a very nice voice.

Carew Papritz

POLITENESS must carry the true weight of SINCERITY and INTEGRITY for it to be a true act of POLITENESS.

Lydia Ramsey

It’s not about the rules - it’s about the relationships.

Meredith Duran

Manners come down to a single principle, talk of nothing that might actually prove interesting.

Ann Barrett Batson

Always refer to those of the female gender as ladies.
The descriptive woman is usually reserved in Dixie for females of questionable respect.

Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion is neither moral or immoral, but it is for rebuilding the morale.

Tony Campolo

I have three things I'd like to say today. First, while you were sleeping last night, 30,000 kids died of starvation or diseases related to malnutrition. Second, most of you don't give a shit. What's worse is that you're more upset with the fact that I said shit than the fact that 30,000 kids died last night.

Mark Boxer

It's the height of bad manners to sleep with somebody less than three times.

Alessandra Torre

Gentlemen are a dying breed.
Do your part to help out by supporting them sexually.

Cindy Ann Peterson

The art of civil conversation begins at birth. Then goes from the dinner table to the schoolroom, to interaction among friends, to the work place, and on to other places where all manner of social interactions are required.

Amit Kalantri

Take care of your manners as seriously as your money.

William Shakespeare

Their manners are more gentle, kind, than of our generation you shall find.

Rose Wynters

Once he got there, he stopped and looked back. “You know, the thing about manners is that we only seem to notice the lack of them in others. It's a lot harder to see mistakes in ourselves.

Enock Maregesi

Nimewapa watoto wangu kila kitu katika maisha isipokuwa umaskini. Lakini bado wamenishinda.

Enock Maregesi

Wape watoto wako urithi wa kutosha ili waweze kufanya kitu, lakini si urithi wa kutosha ili wasiweze kufanya kitu. Wape watoto uhuru wanaostahili kupata, uhuru wa mahesabu, lakini si uhuru wa kila kitu.

Enock Maregesi

Ukiwapa watoto wako uhuru wa shaghalabaghala au uhuru wa kila kitu watajisahau! Wape uhuru wa mahesabu.

Mustafa SULTAN

More I get to know people, the more I tend to end up odd.

J.D. Salinger

I am always saying "Glad to've met you" to somebody I'm not at all glad I met. If you want to stay alive, you have to say that stuff, though.

Alison Croggon

It is good to dress in fair clothes to dine with friends. It honors your host, if you are a guest; and your guest if you are a host. And both adorn the feast, and so celebrate the gifts of the world.

Judith Martin

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.

Jean-Paul Sartre

It is the good children, Madame, who make the most terrible revolutionaries. They say nothing, they do not hide under the table, they eat only one sweet at a time, but later on, they make Society pay dearly for it!

Maralee McKee

OUr past doesn't define us. It prepares us.

Maralee McKee

Today our children are our reflection. Tomorrow they will be our shadows.

Vera Nazarian

Passion and courtesy are two polar opposite traits that serve to balance each other into a full-blooded whole.

Without socialization, passion is a crude barbarian, and without passion, the elegant and polite are dead.

Allow both passion and courtesy into your life in equal measure, and be complete.

Cindy Ann Peterson

Civility awareness and a common foundation of considerate conduct are crutial to our future,

David Chiles

Teamwork is good netiquette. All good users can work together to accomplish goals.

Robert A. Heinlein

A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. Lack of consideration for others in minor matters. A loss of politeness, of gentle manners, is more significant than is a riot.

Gene Edward Veith Jr.

Modern Christians should not mistake our post-Victorian sense of propriety for moral purity.

Judith Martin

The rationale that etiquette should be eschewed because it fosters inequality does not ring true in a society that openly admits to a feverish interest in the comparative status-conveying qualities of sneakers. Manners are available to all, for free.

Mohammad PBUH

Be kind, for whenever kindness becomes part of something, it beautifies it. Whenever it is taken from something, it leaves it tarnished.

Tiffany Madison

As a Texan, I say ma'm and sir to my age contemporaries and open doors for anyone that I can. This goes for men, too, though it is appreciated when they beat me to it and disappointing when they don't.

A.A. Milne

Oh Tigger, where are your manners?"

"I don’t know, but I bet they’re having more fun than I am.

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