Quotation Explorer - 'Polite'

Teach children to be polite and courteous in the home, and, when he grows up, he will never be able to edge his car onto a freeway. - Unknown
Becoming a writer is a polite way of saying you've chosen alcoholism as a career. - Joe Ducie
You must sit down to speak this language,It is so heavy you can't be polite or chatter in it.For once you have begun a sentence, the whole course of your life is laid out before you"-quoted in "The Geography of Bliss - Bill Holm
Admiration, n.: Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves. - Ambrose Bierce
I don't know, and have no intention of finding out. IQ is like dick size - if you have to measure, you're way too invested in it. And both are gauche to discuss in polite company. (Upon being asked his IQ on Quora) - Adrian Lamo
Make me, dear Lord, polite and kind, To everyone, I pray.And may I ask you how you find Yourself, dear Lord, today? - John B. Tabb
At some point, our lips met and it was perhaps the most wonderful thing I'd ever experienced. And truly, I guess there wasn't just one kiss, but several. A polite frenzy. A mass migration of delicate wildebeest kisses. I remember them as one transcendent event, though. - Dean Hale
It is not enough to be wrong, one must also be polite. - Niels Bohr
Everything big, once started little. Most famous people started just where you are at now. Catapult yourself to success. Practice self-discipline. Work to develop excellent skills and abilities. Learn to be polite and diplomatic. Doing this, helps insure you grow big at what you want for success. - Mark F. LaMoure
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he _becomes_ polite. - Jean Kerr
MONEY, n. A blessing that is of no advantage to us excepting when we part with it. An evidence of culture and a passport to polite society. Supportable property. - Ambrose Bierce
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves. - Ambrose Bierce
Civility sometimes requires polite ruthlessness. Establish that what you prize most is civility. - Jimmy Bise Jr.
If you are going to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite. - Winston S. Churchill
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid - one must also be polite. - Voltaire
A natural, polite smile deceives no one. - Ogwo David Emenike
Behind the polite veneer of civilization the beast is always lurking. - Marty Rubin
The author relates George Bernard Shaw's sentiments that polite conversation excludes the only two subjects that matter, religion and politics. - Lyle Wesley Dorsett
Black Creek Burning: It was a polite, white lie, Brie whispered. I’ll have to remember you think that way, Nathan said. - R.T. Wolfe
He understood (what so many fautlessly polite people do not understand) that a stiff apology is a second insult. He understood that the injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt. - G.K. Chesterton
Be polite to all, but intimate with few. - Thomas Jefferson
When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite. - Sir Winston Churchill
It is better to be polite than rude. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A rude man tells a women to stop talking too much because she is making noise. A polite man will tell this same woman that she looks so beautiful when her lip are closed. Compare and choose one! Speak politely; but be sure you get to where you are going with your words. - Israelmore Ayivor
Sometimes you must agree with someones opinion for the sake of being polite and modest, but within you, you know that you are not foolish and crazy. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You need not to love everyone, but you need to be polite with everyone, people will appreciate your politeness more than your love, because politeness is sweeter than love. - Amit Kalantri
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