Home Quotes 40 Quotes on politeness

40 Quotes on politeness

 

  • Politeness is good nature regulated by good sense. – Sydney Smith

 

  • Politeness is the flower of humanity. – Joseph Joubert

 

  • The greater man the greater courtesy. — Alfred Tennyson

 

  • A man never loses anything by politeness. – Henry Venn

 

  • Be civil to all, sociable to many, familiar with few, friend to one, enemy to none. — Benjamin Franklin

 

  • One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness. – Josh Billings

 

  • A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect. – Bryant H. McGill

 

  • Politeness has been well defined as benevolence in small things. – Thomas B. Macaulay

 

  • The test of good manners is to be patient with the bad ones. – Solomon Ibn Gabirol

 

  • Treat everyone politely, even those rude to you; not because they are nice, but because you are. – Jean Cherni

 

  • The true effect of genuine politeness seems to be rather ease than pleasure. – Samuel Johnson

 

  • Politeness is better than logic. You can often persuade when you cannot convince. – Josh Billings

 

  • Courteousness is consideration for others; politeness is the method used to deliver such considerations. – Bryant H. McGill

 

  • The manner is often as important as the matter, sometimes more so. — Lord Chesterfield

 

  • Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength. – Eric Hoffer

 

  • Politeness induces morality. Serenity of manners requires serenity of mind. – Julia Howe
ALSO READ  52 Motivating Ayn Rand quotes

 

  • Politeness is the result of good sense and good nature. – Oliver Goldsmith

 

  • Being polite and grateful will make people more inclined to help you. And if people are willing to help you, you may accidentally get something you want. – Jason Sudeikis

 

  • A polite devil is more agreeable than a rude saint. – Lebanese Proverb

 

  • Politeness is to goodness what words are to thoughts. – Joseph Joubert

 

  • Politeness is like an air cushion: there may be nothing in it, but it eases our jolts wonderfully. -Samuel Johnson

 

  • Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

 

  • Politeness is organized indifference. – Paul Valery

 

  • Please and thank you are still magic words.- unknown

 

 

  • A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect. – Bryant McGill

 

  • Politeness is not always a sign of wisdom; but the want of it always leaves room for a suspicion of folly, if folly and imprudence are the same. – Walter Landor

 

  • Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax. – Arthur Schopenhauer

 

  • Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts. – Abel Stevens

 

  • The truest politeness comes of sincerity. – Samuel Smiles

 

  • Politeness cost nothing and gain everything – Unknown

 

  • I’m big on manners. I’m big on politeness. I’m big on gratitude. – Kate Hudson

 

  • Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within. – Jean de la Bruyere
ALSO READ  50 Motivating quotes and saying about new beginning

 

  • Politeness – The most acceptable hypocrisy. – Ambrose Bierce

 

  • With hat in hand, one gets on in the world. – Berthold Auerbach

 

  • Polite words open iron gates. – Unknown

 

  • There is a time for politeness and there is a time when you are obliged to be rude, as rude as you have to be to stop such pollution of young minds in its tracks with a quick, unignorable shock. -Daniel Dennett

 

  • Politeness is one-half good nature and the other half good lying. – Mary Wilson

 

  • Politeness is an inexpensive way of making friends. – William Feather

 

  • Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

  • Politeness is nothing more than an elegant and concealed species of flattery, tending to put the person to whom it is addressed in good humor and respect with himself. – Richard Cumberland