Etiquette Quotes

“Never allow butter, soup or other food to remain on your whiskers. Use the napkin frequently.”

“Politeness, n. The most acceptable hypocrisy”

” That’s the secret of entertaining. You make your guests feel welcome and at home. If you do that honestly, the rest takes care of itself.”

“Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.”

 “Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.”

“Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.”

“Every one of us is an artist, and as an artist, you really can stroll into any venue that you want, as long as you take your time to learn the etiquette of that venue.”

“He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.”

“I begin to grow heartily tired of the etiquette and nonsense so fashionable in this city. “

“In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order. “

“The way the business

things work in Russia is you have to meet people, you have to go through a certain amount of etiquette and business things are done just simply by a shake of the hand and whether they like you or not. “

“We already know that anonymous letters are despicable. In etiquette, as well as in law, hiring a hit man to do the job does not relieve you of responsibility.”

** Various Authors from each quote

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~ by designerextraordinaire21 on December 18, 2009.

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