Courtesy & Kindness—The Ultimate Quotation Collection
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Don’t become preoccupied with your child’s academic ability but instead teach them to sit with those sitting alone. Teach them to be kind. Teach them to offer their help. Teach them to be a friend to the lonely. Teach them to encourage others. Teach them to think about other people. Teach them to share. Teach them to look for the good. This is how they’ll change the world.
A boy doesn’t have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn’t like pie when he sees there isn’t enough to go around.
What is more beautiful than considerateness for others, when we ourselves are unhappy?
--Frederick W. Faber
This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
--William Lyon Phelps
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
A little of the oil of courtesy will save a lot of friction.
Be pleasant until ten o’clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.
The only gift is a portion of thyself.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is as much greatness of mind in acknowledging a good turn, as in doing it.
In comparison with a loving human being, everything else is worthless.
Politeness is good nature regulated by good sense.
There is always a best way of doing everything, if it be only to boil an egg. Manners are the happy ways of doing things.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is not a single outward mark of courtesy that does not have a deep moral basis.
--Johann von Goethe
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.
I can’t stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can stand a rude remark or a vulgar action.
Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.
What is the test of good manners? Being able to bear patiently with bad ones.
--Solomon ibn Gabirol
The attributes of a great lady may still be found in the rule of the four S’s: Sincerity, Simplicity, Sympathy, and Serenity.
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