You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good manners.
To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself
Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones
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.
Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.
It strikes me as bad manners for a magazine to accept one of my advertisements and then attack it editorially - like inviting a man to dinner then spitting in his eye.
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence and usefulness
Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government.
We looked on the hopheads, crooks and gunsels and on their bawdy ladies as members of a family among whom we were privileged to move. There was no caste system, moral or social, in our manners.
I burp like everyone else and I'm promiscuous.
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
Yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often. Best to say nothing at all, my dear man.
Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.
He had the uneasy manner of a man who is not among his own kind, and who has not seen enough of the world to feel that all people are in some sense his own kind
Manners are the happy ways of doing things; each once a stroke of genius or of love, now repeated and hardened into usage
Manners are not idle, but the fruit. Of loyal nature and of noble mind.
Manners are stronger than laws
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
Manner is all in all whatever is writ, the substitute for genius sense and wit
Manners are more important than laws and upon them, to a great deal, the law depends.
I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.
A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners.