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Quotes of manners

  1. You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars. I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners clean morals and clean characters. – John Burns
  2. This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it. – Adelbert von Chamisso
  3. I hope that 9/11 has grouped us as one, and in doing so it has united us. Perhaps as a unit we can help each other get ahead, survive and succeed in this free world. And hey guys, let's not forget out manners – Doug Davidson
  4. You lose your manners when you are poor. – Lillian Hellman
  5. We were taught manners and we had to do our chores- Katie and I grew up as normal kids. – Oliver Hudson
  6. Politeness is half good manners and half good lying. – Mary Wilson Little
  7. The decline of manners the cynical pursuit without shame or restraint of personal advantage and of money characterizes our times, not without exceptions, of course, but more than we ought to be comfortable with. – J. Irwin Miller
  8. Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners no matter what fork you use. – Emily Post
  9. For the standard of Christian life was to be strained to a higher pitch; more fasting was required, and more careful separation from the manners and enjoyments of the world; celibacy and martyrdom had great value set upon them, and second marriages were prohibited. – Robert Rainy
  10. No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart. – John Ruskin
  11. Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful. – Charles Simmons
  12. Bedside manners are no substitute for the right diagnosis. – Alfred P. Sloan
  13. Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all the company, you please none; If you flatter only one or two, you offend the rest. – Jonathan Swift
  14. The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones. – Wendell L. Wilkie
  15. Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in. – Mary Wollstonecraft

Usage examples for manners

  1. But just tell me who Mr. Manners is? – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  2. My wife made me so nervous a- fussin' over my manners and this tie, that I just had to run! – Polly and Her Friends Abroad by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  3. The Duchess was perfectly charming to me, and I never knew any one with such delightful manners as Prince Terniloff. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. They always had a good time watching Abe during the class in " Manners – Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah
  5. Society, always kind to single men of good appearance and easy good manners had taken him up. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  6. As absence of manners is good manners so absence of effect is, after all, the best effect. – The Complete Home by Various
  7. Gresham's law, extended: Bad manners drive out good manners – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  8. Do you think her table manners are awkward? – The Kangaroo Marines by R. W. Campbell
  9. Her manners were very frank and pleasant. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  10. Just get Manners on to it, and you'll have no trouble. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. They, in a short time, finding I was a gentleman in manners applied for leave to the captain, and I was admitted into their berth. – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. You, said Manners and you must. – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn
  13. They were merely his kind of manners and she was a little tired of them. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  14. It happened some time afterwards, that I saw her washing in the river Tyber; and I reached out my hand unto her, and brought her out of the river, 2 And when I saw her I thought with myself, saying, How happy should I be if I had such a wife, both for beauty and manners – The Forbidden Gospels and Epistles, Complete by Archbishop Wake
  15. There was a gasp from Manners – Bull Hunter by Max Brand
  16. Henry, a youth of seventeen and the future proprietor of the property, had the same manners as his father. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  17. Very bad manners I call it! – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  18. Grown up a beauty, too, and with the manners of a lady. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  19. Even Stanley had sadly fallen back in his manners in Australia, and what could be expected of Brandon? – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence

Rhymes for manners

  • banners, manors, planners, scanners;
  • enchanters;

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