A Quote by Alfred E. Smith on belief, laughter, manners, simplicity, sincerity, and words

Be sincere. Be simple in words, manners, and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh, you can make him think and make him like and believe you.

Alfred E. Smith

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A Quote by Charles Alexis Henri Clérel de Tocqueville on laws, manners, nations, people, and power

Laws are always unstable unless they are founded on the manners of a nation; and manners are the only durable and resisting power in a people.

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805 - 1859)

Source: Tocqueville in Democracy in America, 1835

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on children, manners, simplicity, and wit

Of manners gentle, of affections mild, In wit a man, simplicity a child.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Epitaph on Gay.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on books, fortune, manners, and principles

Manners with fortunes, humours turn with climes, Tenets with books, and principles with times.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays. Epistle i. Line 172.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on god, laughter, life, manners, and nature

Eye Nature's walks, shoot folly as it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can, But vindicate the ways of God to man.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 13.

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on facts, fighting, manners, morality, nature, and people

Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

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