Manners Quotes

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.

Fred Astaire

Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.

Martin Luther

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.

Simone Weil

A man who pretends to understand women is ad manners. For him to really to understand them is bad morals.

Henry James

Morals and manners will rise or decline with our attention to grammar.

Jason Chamberlain

Serenity of manners is the zenith of beauty.

Fredrika Bremer

Nothing, except what flows from the heart, can render even external manners truly pleasing.

Hugh Blair

There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good manners can replace morals. It may be years before anyone knows if what you are doing is right. But if what you are doing is nice, it will be immediately evident.

P.J. O'Rourke

Learn young about hard work and manners - and you'll be through the whole dirty mess and nicely dead again before you know it.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The test of good manners is to be patient with bad ones.


The basis of good manners is self-reliance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard.

Benjamin Disraeli

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.

Margaret Walker
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