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A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
Robert A. Heinlein
For as laws are necessary that good manners be preserved, so there is need of good manners that law may be maintained
Niccolo Machiavelli
Good manners and soft words have brought many a difficult thing to pass
Sir John Vanbrugh
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He that is pushing his predecessors into the gulf of obscurity, cannot but sometimes suspect, that he must himself sink in like manner, and, as he stands upon the same precipice, be swept away with the same violence
Samuel Johnson
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
Albert Einstein
Manner is all in all whatever is writ, the substitute for genius sense and wit
William Cowper
Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.
Evelyn Waugh
Manners are more important than laws and upon them, to a great deal, the law depends.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
Edmund Burke
Manners are stronger than laws
Thomas Carlyle
Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or of love, now repeated and hardened into usage
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation.
Honore de Balzac
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard
Benjamin Disraeli
There is hardly any personal defect which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one to
Jane Austen
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