Etiquette Quotations

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Quotations from a variety of sources about etiquette


<ul><li> 1. Etiquette Quotations</li></ul> <p> 2. </p> <ul><li>Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.</li></ul> <ul><li>Emily Post</li></ul> <p> 3. </p> <ul><li>Etiquette requires us to admire the human race.</li></ul> <ul><li>Mark Twain</li></ul> <p> 4. </p> <ul><li>Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.</li></ul> <ul><li>Benjamin Disraeli </li></ul> <p> 5. </p> <ul><li>Rudeness is the weak mans imitation of strength.</li></ul> <ul><li>Eric Hoffer</li></ul> <p> 6. </p> <ul><li>Don't reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can't have two sets of manners, two social codes - one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people.</li></ul> <ul><li>Lillian Eichler Watson</li></ul> <p> 7. </p> <ul><li>Associate with well-mannered persons and your manners will improve. Run around with decent folk and your own decent instincts will be strengthened.</li></ul> <ul><li>Stanley Walker</li></ul> <p> 8. </p> <ul><li>Manners maketh man.</li></ul> <ul><li>William of Wykeham</li></ul> <p> 9. </p> <ul><li>Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness. </li></ul> <ul><li>Dorothy Parker </li></ul> <p> 10. </p> <ul><li>Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding. </li></ul> <ul><li>Queen Maria </li></ul> <p> 11. </p> <ul><li>Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin. </li></ul> <ul><li>Quentin Crisp </li></ul> <p> 12. </p> <ul><li>It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.</li></ul> <ul><li>Emily Post </li></ul> <p> 13. </p> <ul><li>Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.</li></ul> <ul><li>Bennett Cerf</li></ul> <p> 14. </p> <ul><li>Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were.</li></ul> <ul><li>Author Unknown</li></ul> <p> 15. </p> <ul><li>Politeness is the art of choosing among ones real thoughts. </li></ul> <ul><li>Abel Stevens</li></ul> <p> 16. </p>