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Tuesday, 19 September 2017
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"To make a change often takes a lot of initial energy and effort. This is not unlike a rocket that expends most of its energy in the first few miles even though its destination may be hundreds of thousands of miles away." (Unknown, Source - Change)

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A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners. - (Chesterfield, Lord - Manners)
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A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him. - (Cicero, Marcus T. - Manners)
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A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at home. - (Goldsmith, Oliver - Manners)
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Among well bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt for others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn; and an easy stream of conversation maintained without vehemence, without interruption, without eagerness for victory, and without any airs of superiority. - (Hume, David - Manners)
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Anyone can be polite to a king. It takes a gentleman to be polite to a beggar. - (Unknown, Source - Manners)
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Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred. - (Raleigh, Sir Walter - Manners)
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Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same. - (Goldsmith, Oliver - Manners)
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Ceremony is necessary as the outwork and defense of manners. - (Chesterfield, Lord - Manners)
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Civility costs nothing. - (Proverb - Manners)
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Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society. - (Confucius - Manners)
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Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with. - (Wanamaker, John - Manners)
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Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential. - (Cuppy, Will - Manners)
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Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices. - (Emerson, Ralph Waldo - Manners)
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Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them. - (Vanderbilt, Amy - Manners)
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He is the very pineapple of politeness! - (Sheridan, Richard Brinsley - Manners)
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