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“He was not handsome, and his manners required intimacy to make them pleasing.”
“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.
“Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgment, the manner in which information is collected and used”
Dr. Carl Sagan
“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
“My grief lies all within, And these external manners of lament Are merely shadows to the unseen grief That swells with silence in the tortured soul”
“Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do”
“You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners.”
Rita Mae Brown
“Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues we write in water”
“Mr. Wickham is blessed with such happy manners as may ensure his MAKING friends--whether he may be equally capable of RETAINING them, is less certain.”
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