37 Quotes About Bad Manners


Having the right manners when dealing with others will ensure you approach each situation the right way. These quotes about bad manners will remind us to make the right choices.

“A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.”

“A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. Lack of consideration for others in minor matters. A loss of politeness, of gentle manners, is more significant than is a riot…”

“A man who pretends to understand women is bad manners. For him to really to understand them is bad morals.”

“As a child, I was taught that it was bad manners to bring attention to yourself, and to never, ever make a spectacle of yourself… all of which I’ve earned a living doing.”

“Bad manners make a journalist.”

“Don’t lick the guests, darling. Bad manners.”

“Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.”

“Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.”

“Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred.”

“Good manners open the closed doors; bad manners close the open doors.”

“Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people’s bad manners.”

“Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don’t want it. What seems conceit, bad manners, or cynicism is a sign of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen. ”

“I don’t like people being rude. Bad manners and arrogance make me cross. People making others feel uncomfortable. And I really don’t like it in restaurants when people are rude or patronising to waiters. ”

“I’m gonna try to talk about this in a secular way, but where’s the spirituality of just being a person? ”

“It is always a practical difficulty with clubs to regulate the laws of election so as to exclude peremptorily every social nuisance. Nobody wishes bad manners. We must have loyalty and character.”

“It is bad manners to contradict a guest. You must never insult people in your own house – always go to theirs.”

“It strikes me as bad manners for a magazine to accept one of my advertisements and then attack it editorially – like inviting a man to dinner then spitting in his eye.”

“I’ve never turned blue in someone else’s bathroom. I consider that the height of bad manners.”

“Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers.”

“Men sometimes have to leave their ladies alone, and ladies are not responsible for the bad manners of fools.”

“Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all the company, you please none; If you flatter only one or two, you offend the rest.”

“Private problems don’t constitute an excuse for bad manners.”

“Spiritual strength and passion, when accompanied by bad manners, only provoke loathing.”

“Telling a lie is called wrong. Telling the truth is called right. Except when telling the truth is called bad manners and telling a lie is called polite.”

“That bad manners are so prevalent in the world is the fault of good manners.”

“The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.”

“The great secret…is not having bad manners or good manners…but having the same manner for all human souls.”

“The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones.”

“There is no excuse for bad manners, except fast reflexes.”

“There is no nobility with bad manners.”

“This self-congratulatory notion Americans have that their country is Number One is borne of ignorance and bad manners.”

“To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.”

“Under bad manners, as under graver faults, lies very commonly an overestimate of our special individuality, as distinguished from our generic humanity.”

“Unfortunately, manipulation and defamation are part of the bad manners that have been prevailing in Poland’s politics for ten years now.”

“What seems conceit, bad manners or cynicism is always a sign of things no ear have heard, no eyes have seen. You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone.”

“You can get through life with bad manners, but it’s easier with good manners.”

“You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone.”

Common courtesy can go a long way in society. Using everyday manners the right way can contribute greatly to making the world a better place.

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