Politeness is the first thing people lose once they get the power.
Killing a cruelty is not a cruelty.
I had an interview once with some German journalist—some horrible, ugly woman. It was in the early days after the communists—maybe a week after—and she wore a yellow sweater that was kind of see-through. She had huge tits and a huge black bra, and she said to me, ‘It’s impolite; remove your glasses.’ I said, ‘Do I ask you to remove your bra?
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
T stands for being nice. T stands for manners. T stands for being polite.
Be as polite to the custodian as you are to the chairman of the board.
Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.
Canadians are nice and polite. It's not just a stereotype.
Polite conversation is rarely either.
When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.
Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself.
I seem to have very polite fans, not fanatical ones.
Be polite to all, but intimate with few.