30+ Best Manners Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Manners are ways of behaving toward people, esp. ways that are socially correct and show respect for their comfort and their feelings. Profoundly inspirational manners quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Manners Quotes

Your wealth is your good manners

Maturity doesn’t mean age; it means sensitivity, manners, and how you react.

Your mood should not dictate your manners

A man’s manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wisdom tells us that the best time for silence is when we are mad or upset. John Patrick Hickey

There are some things that money can’t buy, like manners, morals, and integrity.

Whoever one is, and wherever one is, one is always in the wrong if one is rude. Maurice Baring

The measure of good manners is how you treat those who don’t have any.

Who cares for your beauty if your manners are ugly

Good manners are just a way of showing other people that we have respect for them. Bill Kelly

When you know you can do something, and you feel good about yourself, you do not have to devalue others. John Patrick Hickey

Never respond to rudeness. When people are rude to you, they reveal who they are, not who you are. Don’t take it personally be silent.

To learn etiquette, is actually learning how to see others, and respect them. Yixing Zhang

Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices. Ralph Waldo Emerson

To disagree, one doesn’t have to be disagreeable. Barry M. Goldwater

Be polite, say hello, offer to help, hold the door, smile, pay a compliment, use please and thank you.

There are some things that money can’t buy, like manners, morals, and integrity.

The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones. Wendell Willkie

The measure of good manners is how you treat those who don’t have any

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.

The greater the controversy, the more you need manners. Judith Martin

Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals. Horace Mann

Speak with caution. Even if someone forgives harsh words you’ve spoken, they may be too hurt to ever forget them. Don’t leave a legacy of pain and regret of things you never should have said. Germany Kent

I have to keep reminding myself that some people were just raised differently.

Rudeness is the weak person’s imitation of strength. Eric Hoffer

Hurting back the people who hurt you, makes you just like them.

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners. Laurence Sterne

Manners maketh man. William of Wykeham

Politeness is the art of choosing among one’s real thoughts. Abel Stevens

Manners matter.

Politeness is like an air cushion. There may be nothing in it, but it wonderfully eases the joltings along the rough road of life. H.W. Beecher

Miss Polly did not usually make hurried movements; she specially prided herself on her repose of manner.

Politeness is half good manners and half good lying. Mary Wilson Little

It is bad taste to yawn in front of people.

Politeness is a sign of dignity, not subservience. Theodore Roosevelt

There are people who are good at manners but have no uprightness.

Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back. Thomas Sowell

Goldfish and hamsters and white mice and even little seed in the Styrofoam up they all die. So do we.

Manners matter. Unknown