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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.
CLASS AND GRACE
Class never runs scared. It is sure-footed and confident, and it can handle whatever comes along. Class has a sense of humor. It knows that a good laugh is the best lubricant for oiling the machinery of human relations. Class never makes excuses. It takes its lumps and learns from mistakes. Class knows that good manners are nothing more than a series of small sacrifices and minor inconveniences. Class bespeaks an aristocracy unrelated to ancestors or money. Some extremely wealthy people have no class at all, while others who are struggling to make ends meet are loaded with it. Class is real. You can't fake it. Class is comfortable in its own skin. It never puts on airs. Class never tries to build itself up by tearing others down. Class is already up and need not attempt to look better by making others look worse. Class can walk with kings and keep its virtue and talk with crowds and keep the common touch. Everyone is comfortable with the person who has class because he is comfortable with himself. If you have class, you've got it made. If you don't have class, no matter what else you have, it won't make up for it.
I seek constantly to improve my manners and graces, for they are the sugar to which all are attracted.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter which fork you use.
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.
Sir John Vanbrugh
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Sir John Vanbrugh
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Personal Stories About ‘Good Manners’
Just A Few SecondsSubmitted by Kegan Blood
Today at a fast-food restaurant I was standing next to their new drink machine, it has a touch screen and can be relatively confusing. There was an older gentleman there trying to get ice and didn't understand how, I proceeded to show him how, and then helped him find and get the drink he wanted. It felt good to...
The Girl Who Helped Two Elders At A Restaraunt.Submitted by Ashley
One day I was at a Chinese restaurant and I was eating. I heard a loud clap on the floor. I looked across the room and saw that a persons rice tray had fallen. I decided to go and grab the tray top and give it to them. I had made a persons life easier by picking that simple tray top up.
The Day On The StreetSubmitted by Tracy
On Friday, I was walking down the street. I saw an young couple walking too. They were walking to catch the next bus like me. After the bus arrived, the driver asked them for money, they gave it to him. Next, he asked me for money. Oh,no! I forgot to bring my wallet. The young couple saw what was going on and got...
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this website is soooooooooooooooooooooooloooooo cool that i told my husband about it
My mother always said, "Good manners make us nice to know." Simple, but so true.
When you cross directly in front of someone, blocking their way, when they are clearly searching for an item on a grocery or pharmacy shelf, please say, "Excuse me." I find that most people do not say this and I find it rude. I feel as if I am invisible. I always say, "Excuse me" when I need to block them, even for a second or two. Bring back good manners!
Ellie H., Massachusetts
I love your web site it is awesome!
skyler , school
At home I tells my mom every thing.
Wow so cool!
GOOD MANNERS ARE VERY SPECIAL IN A PERSON'S LIFE.
NISHA AGARWAL, KOLKATA