Manners Quotes

A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

Albert Einstein

Good manners and soft words have brought many a difficult thing to pass

Sir John Vanbrugh

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

Fred Astaire

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

Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.

Amy Vanderbilt

You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners.

Rita Mae Brown

A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners.

Lord Chesterfield

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.


Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard.

Benjamin Disraeli

The basis of good manners is self-reliance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted.

Og Mandino

Manners must adorn knowledge, and smooth its way through the world.

Lord Chesterfield

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.

James Russell Lowell

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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