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30+ Politeness Quotes

Politeness is one of the greatest human virtue. Politeness is a sign of an elegant person. This is a collection of 32 quotes on politeness and politeness sayings.

Politeness goes far, yet costs nothing. - Samuel Smiles
Politeness is an inexpensive way of making friends. - William Feather
The care that we bestow on our person is a species of politeness towards others. - Charles Blanc
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can. - Alexander Pope
Politeness is the poison of collaboration. - Edwin Land
Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul. - Honore de Balzac
Politeness is the art of choosing among one's real thoughts. - Abel Stevens
Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Politeness is one of those advantages which we never estimate rightly but by the inconvenience of its loss. - Samuel Johnson
Politeness is the flower of humanity. - Joseph Joubert
Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same. - Oliver Goldsmith
Politeness can at once be the indifferent affliction of the ‘civilized’ as well as a subterfuge for the designed offence. - Vinod Pande
Politeness has been well defined as benevolence in small things. - Thomas B. Macaulay
Politeness is the chief sign of culture. - Baltasar Gracian
There is no accomplishment so easy to acquire as politeness, and none more profitable. - Henry Wheeler Shaw
The highest perfection of politeness is only a beautiful edifice, built, from the base to the dome, of ungraceful and gilded forms of charitable and unselfish lying. - Mark Twain
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Politeness and an affable address are our best introduction. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
There is a politeness of the heart; this is closely allied to love. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately. - Lord Chesterfield
Politeness is organized indifference. - Paul Valéry
There is no accomplishment so easy to acquire as politeness, and none more profitable. - Henry Wheeler Shaw
Politeness is half good manners and half good lying. - Mary Wilson Little
Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within. - Jean De La Bruyère
They carry on living in their little house in the middle of town out of sheer politeness. - Fredrik Backman
Politeness [is] a sign of dignity, not subservience. - Theodore Roosevelt
When affection fell on its ass, politeness could step up. - Lorrie Moore
In nothing do we fail more, as a Mission, than in lack of tact and politeness. - J. Hudson Taylor
Politeness. Being nice is what's left when you've failed at everything else. - Diane Setterfield
The only true source of politeness is consideration. - William Gilmore Simms
Politeness is the result of good sense and good nature. - Oliver Goldsmith
Politeness induces morality. Serenity of manners requires serenity of mind. - Julia Ward Howe
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