"Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste."
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"The basis of good manners is self-reliance."
"Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours."
"Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak."
"Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same."
"Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength."
"Politeness is the flower of humanity."
"Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within."
"It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite."
"If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it."
"Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals."
"Manners make the person."
"It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain."
"Nothing is more noble than politeness, and nothing more ridiculous than ceremony."
"Civility costs nothing."
"Treat your superior as a father, your equal as a brother, and your inferior as a son."
"Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred."
"What once were vices are manners now."
"He is the very pineapple of politeness!"
"The only true source of politeness is consideration."
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