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Emily Post Quotes

(1873-1960), American Hostess

To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule.

Category: Conformity

Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.

Category: Conversation

To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a ''home'' might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.

Category: Cooking

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.

Category: Manners