Polite Related Quotes



Polite conversationalists leave no mark save the scars upon the Earth that could have been prevented had they stood their ground.

David R. Brower


.., by universal custom, your enemy is never more polite than when he is planning or has planned your destruction.

James Clavell


Marlee, what are you doing? Get under a tent before you burn your skin." She gave me a polite smile. "I'm happy here." "No, really," I said, putting a hand around her arm. "You'll look like my hair.

Kiera Cass


But in reality the point of free speech is for the stuff that's over the line, and strikingly unbalanced. If free speech is only for polite persons of mild temperament within government-policed parameters, it isn't free at all. So screw that.

Mark Steyn


Atticus had said it was the polite thing to talk to people about what they were interested in, not about what you were interested in.

Harper Lee


My dad was a particularly polite kind of guy, very courteous.

Paul Mccartney


Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


I seem to have very polite fans, not fanatical ones.

Natalie Imbruglia


Not to perceive the little weaknesses and the idle but innocent affectations of the company may be allowable as a sort of polite duty. The company will be pleased with you if you do, and most probably will not be reformed by you if you do not.

Lord Chesterfield


“Polite conversation is rarely either.”

Fran Lebowitz