Politeness Quotes

Stephen King

Reading at meals is considered rude in polite society, but if you expect to succeed as a writer, rudeness should be the second-to-least of your concerns. The least of all should be polite society and what it expects.

Emma Thompson

Can he love her? Can the soul really be satisfied with such polite affections? To love is to burn - to be on fire, like Juliet or Guinevere or Eloise...

C. JoyBell C.

Politeness is okay, but it gets old and boring. You want to attack life with a passion, not a politeness, you want people to think about you and remember you and say "she is so passionate" you don't want people to think about you and remember you and say "she is so polite," because, who cares about polite?

Anne Holm

But Johannes had said, "Politeness is something you owe other people, because when you show a little courtesy, everything becomes easier and better. But first and foremost, it's something you owe yourself. You are David.

Carew Papritz

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

Clare B. Dunkle

Lively, intelligent, and quite immature, [Emily] usually burst out with exactly the comment that summed up the situation beautifully and therefore could never in politeness be said.

Amit Kalantri

Killing a cruelty is not a cruelty.

Amit Kalantri

Adversity sure does gives you trouble, but it keeps you humble.

Amit Kalantri

You need not to love everyone, but you need to be polite with everyone, people will appreciate your politeness more than your love, because politeness is sweeter than love.

Amit Kalantri

Ability does catches my attention, but its a politeness in the person that I remember.

Amit Kalantri

Deep in my heart politeness impresses me more than competence.

The Crazy Ones

They're the only thing worse than family, other people's family.

Bryant McGill

A moment of truth is very powerful. Instead of smiling to be polite, just frown. Instead of laughing when you are nervous or uncomfortable, just speak your truth. Instead of acting like everything is all right, proclaim it isn't alright, and talk about your feelings! Honor your truth. Honor yourself. Be real.

Bryant McGill

It is astounding what power being kind, mannered, polite and considerate has in transforming your life.

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.

Dumas Malone

The boldness of his mind was sheathed in a scabbard of politeness.

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