Emily Post Quotes.

1. "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use."
- Quote by Emily Post

2. "Good manners reflect something from inside-an innate sense of consideration for others and respect for self."
- Quote by Emily Post

3. "There is no reason why you should be bored when you can be otherwise. But if you find yourself sitting in the hedgerow with nothing but weeds, there is no reason for shutting your eyes and seeing nothing, instead of finding what beauty you may in the weeds. To put it cynically, life is too short to waste it in drawing blanks. Therefore, it is up to you to find as many pictures to put on your blank pages as possible."
- Quote by Emily Post

4. "A gentleman does not boast about his junk."
- Quote by Emily Post

5. "The attributes of a great lady may still be found in the rule of the four S's: Sincerity, Simplicity, Sympathy and Serenity."
- Quote by Emily Post

6. "Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory."
- Quote by Emily Post

7. "In popular houses where visitors like to go again and again, there is always a happy combination of some attention on the part of the hostess and the perfect freedom of the guests to occupy their time as they choose."
- Quote by Emily Post

8. "The most advertised commodity is not always intrinsically the best; but is sometimes merely the product of a company, with plenty of money to spend on advertising."
- Quote by Emily Post

9. "The letter we all love to receive is one that carries so much of the writer’s personality that she seems to be sitting beside us, looking at us directly and talking just as she really would, could she have come on a magic carpet, instead of sending her proxy in ink-made characters on mere paper."
- Quote by Emily Post

10. "Whenever two people come together and their behavior affects one another, you have etiquette."
- Emily Post, Emily Post's Etiquette

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