"Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back. "
"One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness. "
"We don't bother much about dress and manners in England; because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners. "
"Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength. "
"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship. "
"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. "
"Politeness; n. The most acceptable hypocrisy. "
"It is not true that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality. Its sovereign law is subordination and dependence. "
"Equality...is the result of human organization. We are not born equal. "
"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others. "