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James Russell Lowell
American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
American author 1843-1916
A man who pretends to understand women is ad manners. For him to really to understand them is bad morals.
A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Bad manners make a journalist.
Alfred P. Sloan
American businessman 1875-1966
Bedside manners are no substitute for the right diagnosis.
Ceremony is necessary as the outwork and defense of manners.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Clothes and manners do not make the man; but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance
French philosopher 1909-1943
Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.
African-American almanac author, and surveyor
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.Source: As quoted in Friends Intelligencer Vol. XI
Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.
Good manners are just a way of showing other people that we have respect for them.Source: Blast from the Past
American author, authority on etiquette 1908-1974
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.
French writer 1754-1824
Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.
British writer 1815-1882
High rank and soft manners may not always belong to a true heart.
American Author 1862-1937
I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, and eating bananas for breakfast.
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