Courtesy quotes & sayings

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To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness. - Benjamin Franklin

The grace of God is courtesy. - Hilaire Belloc

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. - Jacques Maritain

Courtesy while you're thinking what to say. It saves time. - Lewis Carroll

Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Do thou restrain the haughty spirit in thy breast, for better far is gentle courtesy. - Homer [Homeros]

Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with. - John Wanamaker