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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!

Helen Rowland

A man never knows how to say goodbye; a woman never knows when to say it.

Laurence Sterne

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.

Arthur Ashe

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.

Eudora Welty

Beware of a man with manners.

Simone Weil

Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.

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Horace Mann

Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.

Rita Mae Brown

You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners.

Henry Ward Beecher

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.

Quentin Crisp

Manners are love in a cool climate.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.

Peter Drucker

If analysis shows that someone's brilliant work fails again and again as soon as cooperation from others is required, it probably indicates a lack of courtesy - that is, a lack of manners.

James Russell Lowell

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we are not justified in enforcing good manners, for good manners always mean our own manners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.

Honoré de Balzac

Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.