Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Nothing lowers the level of conversation more than raising the voice.
To be agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you already know.
He doesn’t act like he thinks he is Mr. Wonderful. He always introduces himself, even though it’s obvious who he is. When you talk
Never speak of yourself to others; make them talk about themselves instead: therein lies the whole art of pleasing.
Courtesy is simply doing unto others what you would like them to do unto you.
Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much.
If a man be gracious to strangers, it shows that he is a citizen of the world, and his heart is no island, cut
Small courtesies, small kindnesses, small considerations, habitually practiced in our social intercourse, give a greater charm to the character than the display of great