Propriety

A Quote by Confucius on poetry, music, and propriety

Be aroused by poetry; structure yourself with propriety, refine yourself with music.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Contributed by: Ketutar

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on manners, god, respect, and propriety

We should ask God
to help us toward manners. Inner gifts
do not find their way
to creatures without just respect.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: The Rumi Collection: An Anthology of Translations of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi (Shambhala Classics), Pages: 100

Contributed by: Jessica

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