manners 1824 · 9 · 202.66666666667 + 248 Evil communications corrupt good manners + 247 Honours change manners + 479 The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers. + 309 In life, if you have an enthusiasm for what they call 'good manners,' sometimes people don't quite believe you. I've had that once or twice before, where they assume you can't be for real. Bill Nighy + 249 Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation. Honore de Balzac + 275 If they respect you, respect them. If they disrespect you, still respect them. Do not allow the actions of others to decrease your good manners, because you represent yourself, not others. Mohammad Zeyara + 3 Dressing well is a form of good manners. Tom Ford + 7 Good manners is what transforms a man into a gentleman. Tom Ford + 7 There are some things that money just cannot buy. Like manners, morals and integrity.