If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman
He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
Author: St. Basil (329-379)
Profession: Bishop of Caesarea
The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)
Profession: American Author, Lawyer
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
Author: Henry Clay (1777-1852)
Profession: American Statesman, Orator
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)
Profession: French Author
We must be as courteous to a man as we are to a picture, which we are willing to give the advantage of a good light.
Courtesy Life be not so short but that there is always time for courtesy.
Life is short, but there is always time for courtesy.
All doors open to courtesy.
Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)
Profession: British Clergyman, Author
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)
Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist
It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice.
Author: Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658)
Profession: Spanish Philosopher, Writer
Politeness is the slow poison of collaboration.
Author: Edwin H. Land (1909-1991)
Profession: American Scientist, Inventor of the Polaroid Camera & Co.
Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)
Profession: American Poet
There can be no defense like elaborate courtesy.
Author: E. V. Lucas (1868-1938)
Profession: British Journalist, Essayist
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can.
Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator