Etiquette Quotations

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Their dappled importunity
Disparage or dismiss --
The Obloquies of Etiquette
Are obsolete to Bliss --

Emily Dickinson

I begin to grow heartily tired of the etiquette and nonsense so fashionable in this city.

George Mason

Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.

Eric Hoffer

To have respect for ourselves guides our morals; and to have a deference for others governs our manners.

Lawrence Sterne

Politeness, n. The most acceptable hypocrisy.

Ambrose Bierce

Associate with well-mannered persons and your manners will improve. Run around with decent folk and your own decent instincts will be strengthened.

Stanley Walker

Don't reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can't have two sets of manners, two social codes - one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people.

Lillian Eichler Watson

Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back.

Thomas Sowell

Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.

Benjamin Disraeli