Good manners are etiquette! These are some manners quotes and famous conduct quotations and sayings to help you behave better!

Manners Quotes

Good or bad manners are very subjective. There are no specific rules and regulations or law for manners. It is basically a standard of conduct that one has to follow to appear polite, refined and behaved. Children are taught, from an early age, the art of good manners as it reflects on their upbringing and future personality. There might be a large difference between how one behaves at home and out of home but impoliteness anywhere is a strict no-no. Manners are defined as behavioral patterns seen by the public eye. For some interesting conduct saying and quotes, read further!

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.

- Bruce Lee

The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination

- Carl Rogers

A lot of old guys in movies are like cowboys - they talk like cowboys and they dress like cowboys.

- Val Kilmer

If somebody hits you with an object you should beat the hell out of them.

- Charles Barkley

All styles are good except the tiresome kind.

- Voltaire

When you blame yourself, you learn from it. If you blame someone else, you don't learn nothing, cause hey, it's not your fault, it's his fault, over there.

- Joe Strummer

What I like about playing America is you can be pretty sure you're not going to get hit with a full can of beer when you're singing and I really enjoy that!

- Joe Strummer

Yeah, all those things, responsibility, pressure. It's a bit stressful. I try and come to terms with it by not thinking about it.

- Joe Strummer

I always say don't make plans, make options.

- Jennifer Aniston

I'm sorry, if you were right, I'd agree with you.

- Robin Williams

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.

- R. Buckminster Fuller

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

Play fair. Don't hit people. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody.

- Robert Fulghum

My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved. Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking for others!

- Marquis de Sade

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.

- James Allen

Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.

- Elbert Hubbard

The only success worth one's power was success in the line of one's idiosyncrasy... what was talent but the art of being completely whatever one happened to be?

- Henry James

Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts; in a uniform manner.

- Joseph Addison

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.

- Joseph Addison

Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.

- Ozzy Osbourne

An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.

- Dylan Thomas

I'm not afraid to look like a big, hairy, smelly, foreign devil in Tokyo, though I do my best not to, I really do.

- Anthony Bourdain

It occurred to me that I just didn't see how I could go ahead and continue to eat meat. It just seemed so... cannibalistic to me. And so, I'm a vegetarian, and I have been ever since.

- Alice Paul

I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted.

- Og Mandino

People are generally amazed that I would take an interest in any form that would require me to stop talking for three hours.

- Henry A. Kissinger

Nowadays, we're more into staying in our rooms and reading Nietzsche.

- Jimmy Page

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

- Abigail Adams

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.

- Marlene Dietrich

It is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.

- Abraham Maslow

I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.

- Aleister Crowley

Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.

- The Confessions of Aleister Crowley: An Autohagiography , Aleister Crowley

I like to behave in an extremely normal, wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life. Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence, terror, sex and death.

- Courtney Love

Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.

- Denis Leary

Drinking bear is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that's a tough call. That's rebellion.

- Alice Cooper

The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation.

- John Cage

I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary.

- Lawrence Peter Berra

I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree with or like.

- Margaret Mead

I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.

- Lee Iacocca

The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.

- Edmund Burke

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.

- Oprah Winfrey

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