Famous Courtesy Quotes & Sayings by Famous People

These days you can not expect some one to be so kind to you but if you want some one to be with you in that way then you have to show some Courtesy in your life.

Famous Courtesy Quotes & Sayings by Famous People

Please should be known by their deeds, be the one in them and let the world knoe you by your deeds and nature. Here we are lsiting the top quotes which can help you to change yourself to be a better person

  • If each side had been frankly contending for its own real wish, they would all have kept within the bounds of reason and courtesy; but just because the contention is reversed and each side is fighting the other side’s battle, all the bitterness which really flows from thwarted self-righteousness and obstinacy and from the accumulated grudges of the last ten years is concealed from them by the nominal or official “Unselfishness” of what they are doing or, at least, held to be excused by it. – C.S. Lewis
  • Up ahead stands the fun house, which you enter through a clown’s smiling mouth.”I would kill myself if I was prisoner here,” Shelby says.”No, you wouldn’t, just out of courtesy,” I say, “because your body would be trapped in there after you die, and your friends would have to watch your corpse rot.””Hmm,” Shelby says. “Smell it too.””Well, now we’re looking on the bright side,” Packard says. – Carolyn Crane
  • In the meantime: (1) be direct; (2) remember that, being smarter than men, women respond to courtesyand kindness; (3) if you want to know what kind of a wife someone will make, observe her around her father and mother; (4) as to who gets out of the elevator first, I just can’t help you. – David Mamet
  • Please, don’t torture me with cliches. If you’re going to try to intimidate me, have the courtesy to go away for a while, acquire a better education, improve your vocabulary, and come back with some fresh metaphors. – Dean Koontz
  • It is most gratifying,” it said, “that your enthusiasm for our planet continues unabated, and so we would like to assure you that the guided missiles currently converging with your ship are part of a special service we extend to all of our most enthusiastic clients, and the fully armed nuclear warheads are of course merely a courtesydetail. We look forward to your custom in future lives … thank you. – Douglas Adams
  • The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of emptycourtesy and bureaucratic euphemism. – Elizabeth Hardwick
  • If you saw a bullethit a Bird – and he told youhe wasn’t shot – you might weepat his courtesy, but you wouldcertainly doubt his word -One drop more from the gashthat stains your Daisy’sbosom – then would you believe? – Emily Dickinson
  • Cersei wondered what it would feel like to kiss another woman. Not lightly on the cheek, as was commoncourtesy amongst ladies of high birth, but full upon the lips. Taena’s lips were very full. She wondered what it would feel like to suckle on those breasts, to lay the Myrish woman on her back and push her legs apart and use her as a man would use her. – George R.R. Martin
  • I wondered if anybody had ever called her “ma’am,” or “Miss Mayella” in her life; probably not, as she took offense to routine courtesy. What on earth was her life like? I soon found out. – Harper Lee
  • Halfpast twelve o’clock came; Turkey began to glow in the face, overturnhis inkstand, and become generally obstreperous; Nippers abated downinto quietude and courtesy; Ginger Nut munched his noon apple; andBartleby remained standing at his window in one of his profoundestdead-wall reveries. – Herman Melville
  • Spread your courtesy across the door posts of everyone you know, but reserve your intimacy with the little trustworthy friends who are going where you are going. Get it simply: wide courtesy, narrow intimacy! – Author: Israelmore Ayivor
  • Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy. – Jacques Maritain
  • But they bear the burden of being unpopular as proof of their importance – and these eminences turn the suspicion that less elevated customers are careful to disguise as courtesy into naked contempt and disdain. All the people one doesn’t need right now are – for the person who will need them in a year’s time – no more than air which he breathes but doesn’t need to see. –  Joseph Roth
  • Fresh peach pie can lift a bullying reprobate into apologetic courtesy; I have watched it happen. – Leif Enger
  • The Madame deplored fat men. They had no laps, and of what use is a lapless human? Nevertheless, she gave him the common courtesy of a sniff at his trouser cuffs and immediately backed away, twitching her nose and showing her teeth. – Lilian Jackson Braun
  • Oh, I almost forgot. In case that anyone besides big-headed Near or the deluded murderer is reading these notes, then I shall at least perform the basic courtesy of introducing myself, here at the end of the prologue, I am your narrator, your navigator, your storyteller. For anyone else but those two, my identity may be of no interest to you, but I am the world’s runner-up, the best dresser that died like a dog, Mihael Keehl. I once called myself Mello and was addressed by that name, but that was a long time ago.Good memories and nightmares. – NisiOisiN
  • Nihilism, she thought, is solely a privilege of the living. Respect will be the courtesy I extend to the dead. – R. Curtis Venture
  • BTW, the roach’s name is Max (courtesy of Brianna, “because of I had a puppy, I’d name him Max”). – Rachel Renée Russell
  • A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Nordstrom believes that great service begins with showing courtesy to everyone—customers, employees, and vendors. – Robert Spector
  • Our daily life is filled with electronic pianos, ring tones, the disembodied voice giving you your bank balance over the telephone. Even silence can be electronic, courtesy of sound-canceling headphones. – Serge Schmemann
  • Mr. Brundy,” she said with a nod, making the most perfunctory of curtsies to her father’s guest.He made no move to take her hand, but merely bowed and responded in kind. “Lady ‘elen.””My name is Helen, Mr. Brundy,” she said coldly.”Very well- ‘elen,” said Mr. Brundy, surprised and gratified at being given permission, and on such short acquaintance, to dispense with the use of her courtesy title. – Sheri Cobb South
  • Home should be a haven of love. Honor, courtesy, and respect symbolize love and characterize the righteous family. – Thomas S. Monson
  • Each time he uttered the word ‘Monsieur’ in his mild, compassionable voice, the man’s face lighted up. The courtesy, to the ex-convict, was like fresh water to a shipwrecked man. Ignominy thirsts for respect. – Victor Hugo
  • Beaming and melting in smiles of benevolence and self-effacement, they sidled up and plumped down next to Lucette, who turned to them with her last, last, last free gift of staunch courtesy that was stronger than failure and death. – Vladimir Nabokov
  • Kathryn Smith: 16 DPA/Landov: 21 Courtesy of Daniel Kottke: 56 Mark Richards: 71, 348 Ted Thai/Polaris: 102 – Walter Isaacson
  • But Johannes had said, “Politeness is something you owe other people, because when you show a little courtesy, everything becomes easier and better. But first and foremost, it’s something you owe yourself. You are David. – Anne Holm
  • People say ‘Why would you learn Dutch? Nobody speaks it. Why not French?’ Even the Dutch say that to me! I say because I want to live here, I think it’s only common courtesy that I speak the language. – Anthony Geary
  • I’m honor-bound not to struggle with this since you just retrieved it all by yourself. Please do me thecourtesy of pretending this is hard for you as well. – C. J. Redwine
  • But West, like the rest of the Trevors, was endlessly polite. It gave them protection; they could stand neatly behind their courtesy. – Caroline B. Cooney
  • Humour is the courtesy of despair – Chris Marker
  • The Master said, Guide the people by law, aline them by punishment; they may shun crime, but they will want shame. Guide them by mind, aline them by courtesy; they will learn shame and grow good. – Confucius
  • Being grateful is humbling. If we appreciate the simple things as well as our achievements and a simple hello from someone else and show courtesy to others, we will certainly express our gratitude to God. – Ellen J. Barrier
  • The nearer persons come to each other, the greater is the room and the more are the occasions for courtesy; but just in proportion to their approach the gentleness of most men diminishes. – George MacDonald
  • Gratitude is a sign of maturity…Where there is appreciation: there is also courtesy and concern for the rights and property of others. – Gordon B. Hinckley
  • All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

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