Manners

  • I think the first prerequisite to civilisation is an ability to make polite conversation.


    Civilisation, Conversation, Manners

  • To the British, a stranger is simply an enemy we haven't made yet.And if that stranger is the sort of person who strikes up a conversation on public transport, he or she is the most deadly enemy of all.


    British, Intrusion, Isolationism, Manners

  • More tears have been shed over Men's lack of manners than their lack of morals.


    Manners, Morals, Regrets

  • Politeness is a sign of dignity not subservience.


    Dignity, Manners, Politeness

  • I think she must be very strictly brought up, she so desperately anxious to do the wrong thing correctly.


    Manners, Society

  • The most beautiful manners I have met with are in countries where men carry knives.


    Manners, Threats

  • Civilised life is after all only the organisation of man's appetites for food and for women.


    Civility, Manners, Society

  • I know life is decent without etiquette.And people obey etiquette sooner than laws


    Etiquette, Manners

  • Good manners are a combination of intelligence, education, taste and style mixed together so that you don’t need any of those things.


    Manners

  • What matters is not whether you put your fork or knife together because you've finished your meal, or something like that. What matters is that you don't offend people, or hurt their feelings by mistake by saying the wrong thing or doing the wrong thing.


    Manners

  • Manners are a way of getting what you want without appearing to be an absolute swine.


    Manners

  • It is very vulgar to talk like a dentist when one isn’t a dentist. It produces a false impression.


    Manners

  • Manners are especially the need of the plan. The pretty can get away with anything.


    Manners

  • Good manners are a combination of intelligence, education, taste and style mixed together so that you don’t need any of those things.


    Manners

  • When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.


    Manners

  • Good manners is the art of making people uncomfortable.


    Manners

  • Kindness and politeness are not over rated at all. They are underused.


    Manners

  • To Americans, English manners are far more frightening than none at all.


    Manners

  • If a man has good manners and is not afraid of other people, he will get by even if he is stupid.


    Manners

  • The true measure of a man is how he treats someone which can do him absolutely no good.


    Manners

  • The true measure of a man is how he treats someone which can do him absolutely no good.


    Manners