There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
Quote by Evelyn Waugh
Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.
We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school.
Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get...
Pray always for all the learned, the oblique, the delicate. Let them not be quite...
What is youth except a man or woman before it is ready or fit to...
If politicians and scientists were lazier, how much happier we should all be
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
Not everyone grows to be old, but everyone has been younger than he is now.
An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to...
Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth
He had the uneasy manner of a man who is not among his own kind,...
Yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often. Best to say nothing at all, my dear...
It strikes me as bad manners for a magazine to accept one of my advertisements...
Arriving late was a way of saying that your own time was more valuable than...
Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard
Manners are not idle, but the fruit. Of loyal nature and of noble mind.
Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must, but be gracious if it...
The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad...
Manners are of more importance than laws... Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or...
Who casts to write a living line, must sweat