I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.
Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.
R. Buckminster Fuller
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.
It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.
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.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
Mary Wortley Montague
Civility costs nothing and buys everything.
Manners are of more importance than laws. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe in.
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