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Our manners have been corrupted by communication with the saints. - Henry David Thoreau


Politeness is half good manners and half good lying. - Mary Wilson Little


No civilization would ever have been possible without a framework of stability, to provide the wherein for the flux of change. Foremost among the stabilizing factors, more enduring than customs, manners and traditions, are the legal systems that regulate our life in the world and our daily affairs with each other. - Hannah Arendt


The crowds in the big towns, with their mild, knobby faces, their bad teeth and gentle manners solid breakfasts and gloomy Sundays, smoky towns and winding roads, green fields and red pillar boxes. - George Orwell


Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard. - Benjamin Disraeli


Men's evil manners live in brass, their virtues we write in water. - William Shakespeare


No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart. - John Ruskin


Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners. (Life's Little Instruction Book) - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child. - Alexander Pope