Manners Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old manners quotes, manners sayings, and manners proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Manners can make a very uncomfortable situation more tolerable. Grace Lozada
Good manners will often take people where neither money nor education will take them. Fanny Jackson Coppin
Good manners reflect something from inside an innate sense of consideration for others and respect for self. Emily Post
Their manners are more gentle, kind, than of our generation you shall find. William Shakespeare
Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. Clarence Thomas
Manners is the key thing. Say, for instance, when you're growing up, you're walking down the street, you've got to tell everybody good morning. Everybody. You can't pass one person. Usain Bolt
Good manners are very important, particularly in the morning. Louise Fitzhugh
Manners must adorn knowledge and smooth its way through the world. Lord Chesterfield
Manners carry the world for the moment, character for all time. Jean De La Bruyere
Good manners without sincerity are like a beautiful dead lady. Yukteswar Giri
Manners are a way of getting what you want without appearing to be an absolute swine. Quentin Crisp
Manners are not idle, but the fruit of loyal and of noble mind. Alfred Lord Tennyson
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man. Richard Whately
Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne
Manners are just a formal expression of how you treat people. Molly Ivins
Manners. Manners will get you through anything. Ronan Farrow
Good manners are ageless, priceless and classless. Diana Mather
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
Manners are of more importance than laws. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform, insensible operation, like that of the air we breathe. Edmund Burke