manners

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on good, manners, society, and women

The society of women is the element of good manners.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on manners

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A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by James Keller on ancestry, blindness, clarity, compassion, corruption, direction, disease, divinity, errors, experience, guidance, ignorance, imperfection, laws, manners, nature, needs, observation, prejudice, providence, reason, understanding,

Sir William Blackstone, the great English jurist, writing in his Commentaries on the Laws of England in 1769, was most explicit in emphasizing the weakness of man's nature. As he observed: ". . . if our reason were always, as in our first ancestor before his transgression, clear and perfect,unruffled by passions, unclouded by prejudice, unimpaired by disease or intemperance, the task would be pleasant and easy; we should need no other guide but this. But every man now finds the contrary in his own experience; that his reason is corrupt, and his understanding full of ignorance and error. This has given manifold occasion for the benign interposition of divine Providence, which in compassion to the frailty, the imperfection, and the blindness of human reason, hath been pleased at sundry times and in divers manners, to discover and enforce its laws by an immediate and direct revelation. The doctrines thus delivered we call the revealed or divine law . . ."

James Keller

Source: Three Minutes by James Keller, M. M., 1950

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A Quote by Humphrey "Bogey" Bogart on manners and mind

I don't mind if you don't like my manners. I don't like them myself. They're pretty bad. I grieve over them on long winter evenings.

Humphrey Bogart (1899 - 1957)

Source: to Lauren Bacall, in "The Big Sleep"

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A Quote by Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace on manners

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Unaffected by manners. -Simplex munditiis

Horatius (65 - 8 BC)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on communication, corruption, manners, and saints

Our manners have been corrupted by communication with the saints.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by H. Jackson Browne on good, manners, and people

Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.

H. Jackson Browne

Source: P. S. I Love You

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A Quote by George Crabbe on health, heart, joy, manners, and youth

Her air, her manners, all who saw admir'd; Courteous though coy, and gentle though retir'd; The joy of youth and health her eyes display'd, And ease of heart her every look convey'd.

George Crabbe (1754 - 1832)

Source: The Parish Register. Part ii. Marriages.

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on good, heaven, manners, secrets, and soul

The great secret is not having bad manners or good manners or having any other particular sort of manners, but having the same manner for all human souls; in short, behaving as if you were in Heaven, where there are no third class carriages and one soul is as good as another.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Pygmalion

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on manners and nations

We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've got no manners.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: You Can Never Tell, 1898

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